Hurricane Florence pummels Carolinas without respite

Millions of people in the path of Florence are hunkering down Friday as the monster storm pummels North and South Carolina, bringing catastrophic inundations and forceful, destructive winds. Here are ...

India nabs man suspected of killing dozens of truck drivers

NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian police have arrested a 48-year-old man who they say has confessed to killing 33 truck drivers and their helpers over the past decade, then selling the vehicles and the goods th...

The Latest: Rival describes shooter as 'kind of different'

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on a deadly mass shooting at a video game tournament in Jacksonville, Florida (all times local): 10:15 a.m. A gaming rival of t...

Top 6 reasons for Muslim travelers to visit Taiwan

Ka\AOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- With the Chinese Communist Party seeking to shut off the flow of tourists to Taiwan, the DPP Government is looking to attract visitors from other parts of the world. As pa...

Dallas Marriott Las Colinas Completes Phase I of Multi-Million Dollar Renovation

DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 1, 2018--Notable entertainers such as Chris Isaak and Steely Dan, acclaimed actresses such as Geena Davis and Carrie Fisher, and more than 20 NFL teams have all chosen the...

Dallas Marriott Las Colinas Completes Phase I of Multi-Million Dollar Renovation

DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 1, 2018--Notable entertainers such as Chris Isaak and Steely Dan, acclaimed actresses such as Geena Davis and Carrie Fisher, and more than 20 NFL teams have all chosen the...

The Latest: San Francisco bans plastic straws, stirrers

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on a plastic straw ban in San Francisco (all times local): 4:05 p.m. San Francisco supervisors have unanimously approved a ban on pl...

San Francisco to consider outlawing plastic straws, stirrers

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In a bid to further cut down on waste, eco-conscious San Francisco is expected to join Seattle in outlawing plastic straws used to suck down Mai Tais and slurp up bubble tea. ...

Japan OKs 1st anti-smoking law seen as lax and partial

TOKYO (AP) — Japan has approved its first national legislation banning smoking inside of public facilities, but the measure excludes many restaurants and bars and is seen as toothless. ...

S. Korea faces unexpected Yemeni refugee crisis on Jeju Island

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – South Korea finds itself in the midst of an unexpected refugee crisis that looks to test the government’s commitment to meet international expectations in regards to...

Digital library offering 3D models of heritage sites of Taiwan launched: Ministry of Culture

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Digital 3D models depicting 28 Taiwanese cultural sites and historic landscapes when they were the most prosperous are now available for download and re-use by cultural and creat...

New Jersey considers honoring chef Bourdain with food trail

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey is considering honoring celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain with a food trail. The famed cook, writer and host of the CNN series "Parts Unknown" killed hi...

Pharaohs' late World Cup loss piles on misery for Egyptians

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — For the millions of Egyptians who watched on TV, Friday's loss to Uruguay in the country's first World Cup match since 1990 could not have come at a worse time. ...

Viejas Casino & Resort Awarded “Venue of the Year”

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 14, 2018--Viejas Casino & Resort is proud to have been honored as “Venue of the Year” for 2017-2018 as awarded by Meeting Professionals International. ...

Viejas Casino & Resort Awarded “Venue of the Year”

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 14, 2018--Viejas Casino & Resort is proud to have been honored as “Venue of the Year” for 2017-2018 as awarded by Meeting Professionals International. ...