With win over All-Stars, Japan builds for 2020 Olympic gold

NAGOYA, Japan (AP) — Coming off a strong showing against a team of Major League Baseball All-Stars, Japan manager Atsunori Inaba has every reason to be confident about his team's chances of winning a ...

Magnitude 4.3 earthquake jolts NE Taiwan, tremors felt in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 4.3 earthquake rocked northeast Taiwan's Yilan at 10:01 this morning, with greater Taipei and much of northern Taiwan feeling the tremors, while another qu...

In Mexico caravan, LGBTQ migrants stick together for safety

MATIAS ROMERO, Mexico (AP) — Dozens of transgender women and gay men in the caravan moving through Mexico with hopes of seeking asylum in the United States have banded together for protection — not fr...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, Nov. 12, the 316th day of 2018. There are 49 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Nov. 12, 19...

Symbolic building that survived Japan's 2011 tsunami to be torn down

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A symbolic building that survived the forces of 2011’s disastrous earthquake and tsunami in Japan is set to face demolition. To the woe of local residents, author...

Strong quake hits off Tonga; no injuries reported

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A strong earthquake has hit off the Pacific island nation of Tonga, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage. The U.S. Geological Surv...

4.3-magnitude earthquake rocks Taiwan's Chiayi

TAIPEI (CNA) -- A 4.3-magnitude earthquake jolted Chiayi County in southern Taiwan at 9:51 a.m. Saturday, according to the Central Weather Bureau. The epicenter of the quake was located 13.5 kilome...

Powerful underwater quake off Norwegian Arctic island

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Norwegian officials says a powerful earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.8 has occurred in the Arctic Sea, northwest of a largely uninhabited Norwegian island. No in...

Oklahoma earthquake prompts shutdown of well

BRIDGE CREEK, Okla. (AP) — State oil and gas regulators in Oklahoma have ordered the indefinite shutdown of a disposal well after an earthquake struck nearby. The 3.3 magnitude quake...

2 tremors hit near Greek island within 7 minutes

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek geological experts say two new aftershocks have hit the western Greek island of Zakynthos, but no damage has been reported. The Athens Institute of Geodyn...

Polymer art space holds final show reflecting oppressive Taiwanese art industry  

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Polymer art space will be closed due to its upcoming expiring lease in December. In order to commemorate its five-year's in the space, Polymer will hold a perform...

Migrants complain of smells, snakes in southern Mexico town

MATIAS ROMERO, Mexico (AP) — Migrants from Central America complained of foul smells, snakes and dim lighting in the lot where organizers recommended they camp overnight in southern Mexico, and some o...

Magnitude 6.2 quake shakes north Chile; no reports of damage

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — A 6.2-magnitude earthquake has struck the northern region of Chile. No injuries or damage were immediately reported. Chile's National Emergency Office said tha...

AP Explains: The fund at the center of a scandal in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — U.S. authorities have charged a fugitive Malaysian financier and two former Goldman Sachs bankers in a money laundering and bribery scheme that allegedly pilfered billion...

Froome coy about Giro defense as 2019 route revealed

MILAN (AP) — Chris Froome could have another attempt at winning both the Giro d'Italia and the Tour de France as the British rider has not ruled out the possibility of defending the title he secured i...