Predators' Ryan Johansen suspended 2 games for high-sticking

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nashville Predators forward Ryan Johansen has received a two-game suspension without pay for high-sticking Winnipeg Jets forward Mark Scheifele. The NHL annou...

Blues' Dunn fined $1,942 for cross-check to Oilers' Khaira

NEW YORK (AP) — St. Louis Blues defenseman Vince Dunn has been fined $1,942 by the NHL for cross-checking Edmonton Oilers forward Jujhar Khaira. The league's department of player saf...

NHL takes $5,000 bite into paycheck of Canucks' Roussel

NEW YORK (AP) — Vancouver Canucks forward Antoine Roussel has been fined $5,000 by the NHL for biting San Jose Sharks defenseman Marc-Edouard Vlasic. The fine announced by the league...

Taiwan's National Fire Agency calls for considerate use of ambulances

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The National Fire Agency (NFA) released statistics on ambulance use in Taiwan today, and urged the public to only call for an ambulance in times of emergency, reporte...

Panthers D Matheson suspended 2 games by NHL

NEW YORK (AP) — Florida Panthers defenseman Mike Matheson was suspended two games without pay Monday for an incident early in the third period of a game against Vancouver during the weekend. ...

Acer and Yulon Group unveil Taiwan's first self-driving car

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Sept. 28 at the Taiwan Automotive Technology Innovation Summit 2018, the computer company Acer in collaboration with the Yulon Group introduced the country’s firs...

Taiwan’s Central Emergency Operation Center upgrades disaster level after flooding in Southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's Central Emergency Operation Center upgraded its alert level to "category A" on Aug. 25, after a tropical depression has caused significant flooding,...

German farmers call for emergency measures over poor harvest

BERLIN (AP) — German farmers want the government to provide emergency assistance following a poor harvest due to extreme drought this year. The head of the German Farmers Association...

UN envoy: Palestinian refugees 'weeks away' from major cuts

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Mideast envoy says the U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees is "weeks away from painful cuts" to its emergency assistance for Gaza and refugees elsewhere because of an u...

Former head of Taiwan's MAC assumes chair of Straits Exchange Foundation

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Chang Hsiao-yueh (張小月), a former chief of the Mainland Affairs Council (MAC), assumed office Tuesday as chairwoman of the Straits Exchange Foundation (SEF), the semi-official intermedi...

Taipei City Government unveils new GPS app for reporting fires

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- On Thursday, the Taipei City government unveiled a new app that will use a GPS navigation facility to assist in reporting fires, by sending real time images, and using a video ...

Red Wings' Abdelkader fined $5,000 for spearing Islander

NEW YORK (AP) — Detroit Red Wings forward Justin Abdelkader has been fined $5,000 by the NHL for spearing New York Islanders defenseman Scott Mayfield in Tuesday night's game. The le...

Sharks D Brenden Dillon suspended 1 game by NHL for slashing

NEW YORK (AP) — San Jose Sharks defenseman Brenden Dillon has been suspended one game by the NHL for slashing Madison Bowey of the Washington Capitals. The league's department of pla...

Sharks' Thornton fined for slashing Lightning's Johnson

NEW YORK (AP) — The NHL has fined San Jose Sharks forward Joe Thornton $5,000 for slashing. The punishment was issued Sunday by the league's player safety department. ...

Maria dims Puerto Rico's bleak economic outlook

NEW YORK (AP) — Hurricane Maria has thrown Puerto Rico's already messy economic recovery plans into disarray. For now, the focus has shifted from Puerto Rico's financial woes to meet...