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Grandfather pleads guilty in Puerto Rico cruise ship death

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A grandfather accused in the fatal fall of his young granddaughter from an 11th-story window of a cruise ship docked in Puerto Rico last year pleaded guilty Thursday to ne...

Taipei college student falls to his death

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A male student suffered a fatal fall from a classroom window at China University of Science and Technology (CUST) in Taipei Tuesday morning (Sept. 15). At 9:23 a.m. on ...

Typhoon exposes 'tofu-dreg project' in E. China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After Typhoon Hagupit hammered eastern China on Tuesday (Aug. 4), photos have surfaced showing an apartment building with parts of its exterior ripped clean off, which res...

Female Asus employee just saved from fatal fall off Taipei HQ

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A dramatic scene played out on Friday night (June 19) when a woman under duress nearly suffered a fatal fall from the 14th floor of the ASUS headquarters in Taipei. At ...

Grandfather to plead guilty in toddler's cruise ship death

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana man charged in his young granddaughter’s fatal fall from a cruise ship’s open window in Puerto Rico agreed to plead guilty in her July 2019 death, explaining that he was...

Cruise line: Grandpa leaned out window before girl's fall

MIAMI (AP) — An Indiana man charged with negligent homicide in his young granddaughter’s fatal fall from a cruise ship’s open window in Puerto Rico leaned out of that window for several seconds before...

Video shows suspicious 'suicide' in Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A suspicious video surfaced on Monday (Jan. 13) of a man who appears to be shoved out of the window of a high-rise apartment in Hong Kong. At 8:42 a.m. on Monday mornin...

2-year-old falls to his death through gap in central Taiwan bridge

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A two-year-old boy plummeted to his death after slipping through a gap in the fencing on a suspension bridge in central Taiwan on Sunday (Nov. 3). On Sunday afternoon, ...

Former III, HP Taiwan chairman leaps to his death from Taipei building

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The former chairman of the Institute for Information Industry (III) and Hewlett Packard (HP) Taiwan, was found dead on Thursday morning (Oct. 31) after having apparently c...

Greece: Biker hurt after man's fatal fall from bridge

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Greek police say a motorcyclist is being treated with non-life-threatening injuries after a man who suffered a fatal fall off a highway flyover hit his passing motorcycle, ...

Charge dropped, at least for now, in woman's fatal fall

ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis prosecutors have dismissed a charge filed against a newlywed whose wife was found dead at the bottom of a parking garage near Busch Stadium after a game, but the charge is e...

1 death, 7 injuries, blackouts reported from Typhoon Lekima in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the periphery of Typhoon Lekima lashes northern Taiwan today (Aug. 9), there has been one death and seven injuries in Taipei attributed to the storm and another death from T...

Worker falls off Taipei 101 to his death

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Taipei 101 worker plummeted to his death early this morning (July 23), and his colleague was trapped until firefighters were able to rescue him. According to the Taipei Fi...

The Latest: Girl's death probe includes cruise line scrutiny

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on an Indiana toddler's fatal fall from a cruise ship in Puerto Rico (all times local): 3:50 p.m. Puerto Rico authorities say they're...

Nik Wallenda says he 'freaked' when pole slipped

NEW YORK (AP) — Nik Wallenda says he "freaked" out for a second when his balancing pole slipped during a high-wire walk with his sister above New York's Times Square. Nik and Lijana ...