Petition to recall Kaohsiung Mayor expected to clear 2nd hurdle

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — WeCare Kaohsiung, organizer of the recall campaign against Kaohsiung City Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜), said Wednesday (Feb. 12) that it has received 230,753 signatures, which i...

Beijing flew military aircraft near Taiwan to warn against 'independence forces'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China called its decision to send military aircraft to fly near Taiwan for two consecutive days a warning against independence forces on the island nation, which the Chine...

China sends military aircraft to circle half of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China deployed its military aircraft on Sunday morning (Feb. 9) to the West Pacific by circling half of Taiwan, said the island nation’s Ministry of National Defense...

'A floating prison': Cruise of Asia ends in virus quarantine

YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — David Abel’s 50th wedding anniversary luxury cruise began with him eating his fill and enjoying the sights of East Asia. It’s ending with him quarantined in h...

Seattle's scouts studying NHL with focus on expansion draft

SEATTLE (AP) — John Goodwin had the honor of being the first and it was a bit unnerving. He was a pro scout representing a franchise without a nickname and nearly two years away from...

McConnell blasts impeachment, will vote to acquit Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday slammed House Democrats' drive to impeach President Donald Trump as “the most rushed, least fair, and least thorough" in history an...

Millennial Money: You’re an online fraud target — fight back

Millennials grew up online. From making their first screen names with America Online in the ’90s and poking around chatrooms, to using HTML to customize their Myspace pages in high school, and now cur...

India says no plans yet to prepare a citizenship registry

NEW DELHI (AP) — India's ruling Hindu nationalist-led government said Tuesday it was still weighing whether to roll out a nationwide citizenship registry, an exercise it says would weed out illegal fo...

Official disputes account of attempted suicide by inmate

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A top official in the Mississippi prison system says an attorney's account that an inmate recently attempted suicide by hanging is “completely untrue.” Jeworski...

Malawi braces for court ruling on disputed presidential vote

BLANTYRE, Malawi (AP) — Security is tight and diplomats are urging calm as a court in Malawi prepares to rule Monday on last year’s disputed presidential election that led to deadly confrontations and...

Guaidó rallies Venezuelan expats in Miami at end of tour

MIAMI, Florida (AP) — Venezuela's Juan Guaidó told a large crowd of cheering expatriates in Miami on Saturday that he will soon make his return to Caracas from an international tour, bringing with him...

Tony Stewart seizes spotlight on night of celebrating Smoke

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — For one of the first times in his life, Tony Stewart showed up overdressed. Smoke wore a tuxedo to his induction into the NASCAR Hall of Fame, and the blue ho...

Iraqi blocs select new PM designate after weeks of jockeying

BAGHDAD (AP) — Three Iraqi officials say former communications minister Mohammed Allawi was named prime minister desugnate by rival Iraqi factions on Saturday after weeks of political deadlock. ...

Bills staying put at current home; New stadium not ruled out

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills have informed county officials they will not use an early and one-time opt-out clause to terminate their lease at New Era Field. The team's dec...

GOP senators seek to acquit Trump without condoning conduct

WASHINGTON (AP) — There is no question, Sen. Lamar Alexander said, that President Donald Trump actions were “inappropriate” when he asked Ukraine's leader to investigate Democratic rival Joe Biden. ...