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Fight over Ghislaine Maxwell's jail conditions heats up

NEW YORK (AP) — The rancorous fight over jail conditions for Ghislaine Maxwell is reaching new lows, with prosecutors blaming the British socialite and Jeffrey Epstein’s ex-girlfriend for creating a s...

Nepal’s God of Sight eye doctor to expand work beyond border

LUMBINI, Nepal (AP) — Just next to the Mayadevi temple where Buddha was born more than 2,600 years ago, hundreds of people lined up outside a makeshift hospital on a recent hazy day, hoping their fadi...

Gogo Herbs Launches Various Eye Health Products to Deal with The Vision Crisis

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 7 April 2021 - Vision impairment has become a harsh problem nowadays, and the demand for eye care products keeps rising due to the challenge of young-age vision impa...

In war-torn Syria, uprising birthplace seethes 10 years on

BEIRUT (AP) — Daraa was an impoverished, neglected provincial city in the farmlands of Syria’s south, an overwhelmingly Sunni Muslim backwater far from the more cosmopolitan cities of the country’s he...

Turkey's LGBT+ endure brutal attacks amid Erdogan reign

When Miras Günes body was found a few days ago, her face was disfigured beyond recognition. The preliminary autopsy report revealed she was beaten to death with a hard object. Investigators are trying...

Ghislaine Maxwell jail conditions 'degrading,' says brother

LONDON (AP) — The brother of Jeffrey Epstein’s former girlfriend Ghislaine Maxwell said Wednesday she should be released on bail from a U.S. jail, and claimed that she was being held in “degrading” co...

Shopping online eases isolation for older adults

NEW YORK (AP) — In November, Paula Mont did something new: The 86-year-old, who hasn't left her New Jersey senior living community in nearly a year, went shopping — online. Mont used...

Taiwanese woman experiences eye floaters after binge-watching K-drama

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese woman recently began seeing floaters and flashes in the corners of her eyes after she binge-watched a Korean drama during the Lunar New Year holiday. In a p...

Billy Conigliaro, Bosox 1st pick, Tony's brother, dies at 73

BOSTON (AP) — Billy Conigliaro, the first-ever Red Sox draft pick who started out in the Boston outfield with star-crossed brother Tony and later spent years taking care of him after a heart attack, d...

Reinhart, Lazar score twice in Buffalo's 6-1 win over Flyers

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Sam Reinhart and Curtis Lazar each scored two goals to lead the Buffalo Sabres to their first win of the season, 6-1 over the Philadelphia Flyers on Monday night. ...

Sabres have unfinished business after last season cut short

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Ralph Krueger doesn’t consider the Sabres’ home opener against the Washington Capitals on Jan. 14 as the start of a new season. Buffalo’s second-year coach is approaching it more ...

Hong Kong actor considers offering acting classes in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hong Kong movie star Anthony Wong (黃秋生) said Tuesday (Dec. 22) that he is considering offering classes to young actors in Taiwan as well as starting an online food busines...

Taiwan military tinkers with height limits for recruits

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese citizens 1.55 meters and 1.56 meters tall will no longer be allowed to escape military conscription, reports said Wednesday (Nov. 25). The Ministry of Nationa...

Judge rules NYC crosswalks fail to protect blind pedestrians

NEW YORK (AP) — Most crosswalks in New York City violate laws protecting the disabled by failing to properly protect blind and low-vision pedestrians, a judge ruled Tuesday. U.S. Dis...

Opinion: Is the UK turning into a rogue state?

"This is going to be a fantastic year for Britain" was Prime Minister Boris Johnson's prediction for 2020. He couldn't have been more wrong. After a grueling winter election, months...