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Taiwan warns against sharing false COVID quarantine hospital list

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Sharing a false list of hospitals where coronavirus (COVID-19) patients are allegedly being quarantined could result in a fine of up to NT$3 million (US$107,000), the Cent...

Mexican president mounts campaign against social media bans

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s president vowed Thursday to lead an international effort to combat what he considers censorship by social media companies that have blocked or suspended the accounts of U.S...

Transcript of Trump's speech at rally before US Capitol riot

President Donald Trump spoke at a rally near the White House on Jan. 6 before a mob of his supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol to try to stop Congress from certifying President-elect Joe Biden’s victo...

Voice of America reporter reassigned for Pompeo questions

NEW YORK (AP) — The White House reporter for Voice of America was abruptly pulled from her beat after trying to question Secretary of State Mike Pompeo following a speech he gave at the government age...

UK to use fines to target forced labor in China's Xinjiang

LONDON (AP) — British companies will face fines unless they meet new government requirements showing their supply chains are free from forced labor, the U.K.'s foreign secretary said Tuesday as he ann...

Bodies pile up at crematorium in Germany's virus hot spot

MEISSEN, Germany (AP) — The caskets are stacked three high in the Meissen crematorium's somber memorial hall, piled up in empty offices and stored in hallways. Many are sealed with plastic wrapping, o...

Pompeo trumpets Trump, razzes critics in speech to VOA

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo took to U.S. government-funded airwaves on Monday to deliver a full-throated defense of the Trump administration’s presentation of its foreign policy a...

A farewell to @realDonaldTrump, gone after 57,000 tweets

WASHINGTON (AP) — @realDonaldTrump, the Twitter feed that grew from the random musings of a reality TV star into the cudgel of an American president, has died. It was not quite 12 years old. ...

An farewell to @realDonaldTrump, gone after 57,000 tweets

WASHINGTON (AP) — @realDonaldTrump, the Twitter feed that grew from the random musings of a reality TV star into the cudgel of an American president, died Friday. It was not quite 12 years old. ...

Taiwan needs to double down on diplomacy

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — Think-tanks are 10-a-penny these days. If you can back up one side of an argument with a think-tank policy paper, it won't take too long to find another that takes ...

Timeline: After years of slow steps, Facebook muzzles Trump

In a step many thought would never come, Facebook and Twitter have suspended President Donald Trump from posting to their platforms following the storming of the U.S. Capitol by his supporters. While ...

China offered Afghan militants bounties to attack US soldiers: reports

US intelligence officials briefed President Donald Trump on alleged findings that China has offered money to non-state actors in Afghanistan to attack US troops, news site Axios and TV network CNN rep...

Trump golfs in Florida as COVID relief hangs in the balance

PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump spent his Christmas golfing in Florida as a government shutdown looms and COVID relief hangs in the balance. Trump, at his Mar-a-Lago c...

Keep calm, Taiwan says after first local COVID-19 case in 8 months

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen called on people on Wednesday (Dec. 23) to keep calm after the island confirmed its first locally transmitted case of COVID-19 since April 12, as the government announced...

South Korea battles to contain COVID amid policy uncertainty

South Korea is experiencing a spike in COVID-19 cases, with more than 1,000 people per day having tested positive several times in the past two weeks. The government initially raised its social distan...