Cross-border crime seminar in Taiwan centered on Chinese threat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Western Asia Forum on Regional Security and Transnational Crime launched on Tuesday (Nov. 12) focuses on a joint effort to counteract Chinese meddling in the in...

More nations following Russia, China to spread fake news: U.K. scholar

More countries around the world have been copying the efforts of Russia and China to systematically disseminate fake news, a phenomenon that is now considered a cause for global concern, a visiting pr...

UK parties attack rival spending plans in election feud

LONDON (AP) — Britain's biggest political parties are accusing each other of financial recklessness as they vie to win voters' trust on the economy ahead of Britain's Dec. 12 election. ...

US think tank: China spreads disinformation in Taiwan in favor of KMT's Han

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — More China-sponsored disinformation spread in favor of Kuomintang (KMT) candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) has been observed ahead of Taiwan's 2020 election, but Beijing may n...

The Latest: Pence aide on the Hill for impeachment interview

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the House impeachment investigation (all times local): 9:30 a.m. An aide to Vice President Mike Pence has...

Trump denies he wanted Barr to publicly clear him

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is denying he wanted Attorney General William Barr to hold a press conference to declare he broke no laws during a phone call in which he pressed Ukraine's pre...

County to discuss NY Times subscription after opposing it

INVERNESS, Fla. (AP) — A Florida county commission will discuss whether to pay for a digital subscription to the New York Times, weeks after some commissioners voiced opposition to the plan, calling t...

Facebook to disclose political ad sponsors as Taiwan elections near

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Facebook announced on Wednesday (Nov. 6) that it will make it mandatory to disclose the identity of those who run political advertisements on its platform in Taiwan, start...

Terry Gou sues Taiwan Facebook user for defamation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The founder and former CEO of Taiwan's Foxconn Technology, Terry Gou (郭台銘), filed a lawsuit against a Facebook user surnamed Li (李) Tuesday morning (Nov. 5) after Li a...

Fake news? No jobs? Prospective journalists soldier on

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — The Daily Orange isn't daily anymore. The student-run newspaper that has covered Syracuse University since 1903, and trained generations of journalists, now pri...

Fake news? No jobs? Prospective journalists soldier on

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — The Daily Orange isn't daily anymore. The student-run newspaper that has covered Syracuse University since 1903, and trained generations of journalists, now pri...

'It's a fine target': Census bureau to fight misinformation

CHICAGO (AP) — Census officials are preparing to battle the spread of fake news by internet trolls and foreign powers for the first time in the count's 230-year history. The stakes a...

Craigslist founder donates to group fighting fake news

NEW YORK (AP) — A nonprofit that combats disinformation campaigns says it hopes to reach thousands of U.S. journalists for training in the next few months with the help of a $1.5 million donation from...

Trump campaign snubs GOP's Amodei after impeachment remarks

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. Mark Amodei appears to have lost a spot helming President Donald Trump's reelection campaign in Nevada after comments he made last month about the impeachment inq...

House Democrats not easing up on impeachment probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — The impeachment inquiry is revealing vivid new details about the high-level unease over President Donald Trump's actions toward Ukraine, and those of his personal lawyer, Rudy Giulia...