CEO Pay: When investors say "nay" on spiraling packages

NEW YORK (AP) — Shareholders are still voting overwhelmingly in favor of big pay packages for CEOs, but there are more pockets of resistance eight years after "Say on Pay" became a mandatory exercise ...

Indian Prime Minister meets party leaders after election win

NEW DELHI (AP) — India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been meeting with leaders of his Bharatiya Janata Party fresh off his party's thunderous victory in the general elections. A...

Former youth coach found guilty of 45 charges of sex abuse

BOURNEMOUTH, England (AP) — A former youth-team soccer coach has been found guilty of 45 charges of indecent assault against 23 teenage boys. Bob Higgins ran the youth training progr...

EU elections primer: How they work, what could happen

BRUSSELS (AP) — European voters started heading to the polls Thursday to choose lawmakers to represent them at the European Parliament for the next five years. In all, 400 million voters in 28 nations...

US, Japan, Australia, and S. Korea join inaugural 'Pacific Vanguard' naval exercises

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The United States continues to shore up military alliances in the Indo-Pacific to counter China’s rapid military expansion in the region. On May 23, the navies of Ja...

The Latest: Early results show Modi's party in clear lead

NEW DELHI (AP) — The Latest on India's general elections results (all times local): 9 a.m. Early results are showing Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Hindu nati...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Thursday, May 23, the 143rd day of 2019. There are 222 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On May 23, 1...

Vote counting begins in India, Modi expected to hold power

NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian election officials have begun counting votes that were cast in the country's mammoth general elections. The count began Thursday morning and was expected to c...

Ex-NFL player to go on trial in death of girlfriend's child

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A former pro football player was ordered Wednesday to stand trial on murder and child abuse charges in the death of his girlfriend's 5-year-old daughter soon after they moved into his...

UN demands Britain end rule of Chagos Islands in 6 months

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. General Assembly has voted overwhelmingly to demand that Britain end its "colonial administration" of the Chagos Archipelago, which includes the U.S. air base on Diego G...

Taiwan navy holds drill amid China tensions

HUALIEN, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan's navy has held a major live-firing exercise off the island's east coast in an area increasingly threatened by Chinese ships and planes. Wednesday's dri...

Taiwan Coast Guard rescue drill shows off new ambulance airlift capabilities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Coast Guard Administration (CGA) held a rescue exercise codenamed “Operation Nanyuan No. 4” (南援四號演練) in the waters off Taiping Island (太平島) of the Spratly ...

Growing number of House Democrats seek action against Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — More Democrats are calling — and more loudly — for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump after his latest defiance of Congress by blocking his former White House law...

'Taiwan was never defined to be a part of PRC': St. Vincent and Grenadines minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- At the opening session of the World Health Assembly on Monday (May 20), St. Vincent and the Grenadines Minister of Health Luke Browne delivered a powerful speech outlining the ...

F35-B fighters arrive in UK's Cyprus base for training tests

AKROTIRI, Cyprus (AP) — Six F35-B Lightning warplanes, the U.K.'s newest fighter, have arrived at a British air base on Cyprus for training and a systems test in the aircraft's first overseas deployme...