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A look at Trump's executive order on police procedures

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump signed an executive order Tuesday aimed at curbing police brutality by directing federal dollars to those police departments that meet certain credentialing st...

Military helicopter crash-lands in Russia, kills 4 on board

MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian military helicopter crash-landed on an airfield Tuesday in the far eastern region of Chukotka, killing four people, the military said. The crash involving a M...

Taiwan's military reportedly riled over flight recorder leak in Black Hawk crash investigation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s military is reportedly upset about the leak of flight recorder data from the UH-60M Black Hawk helicopter that crashed on Jan. 2, killing eight military off...

Deputy killed, second wounded in Northern California

RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif. (AP) — A Sacramento County sheriff's deputy was killed and another wounded in a shootout that started with an argument at a Pep Boys store, authorities said. T...

Beyond World Cup: Advocates call attention to Russian abuses

MOSCOW (AP) — Wrapped in national flags, jubilant fans dance at midnight in the streets of Moscow, smiling, laughing and cheering. While foreign spectators from all over the world ar...

The Latest: Officials name 2 climbers who died in Yosemite

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the death of two climbers at Yosemite National Park in California. (all times local): 7:25 p.m. Officials have i...

2 climbers killed after fall from Yosemite's El Capitan

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — Officials say two people have been killed after they fell while climbing El Capitan at Yosemite National Park. The National Park Service says it...

2 pilots killed in Russian helicopter crash in Syria

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's Defense Ministry says one of its helicopters has crashed in Syria, killing both pilots. The ministry said late Monday that the Ka-52 attack helicopter crashed ...

American English teacher dies after scooter crash in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A 71-year-old American English cram school teacher died on Monday (April 16) after suffering severe head trauma when he collided with a scooter driver who had run a red light o...

Malaysian student taking selfie in Spider-Man costume falls to his death at a Taiwan university

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Malaysian student dressed in a Spider-Man costume was found dead yesterday (Jan. 3) at approximately 6 p.m. near the campus of Dayeh University in Changhua, Taiwan, and offic...

Canadian truck driver pleads guilty in fatal NY hit-and-run

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A Canadian truck driver has pleaded guilty in the hit-and-run death of a pedestrian in upstate New York. Prosecutors say 32-year-old Sebastien Lavertu, of Quebec...

Fatal incident involving a train halted services this morning

An incident this morning involving a Taiwan Railways Administration west line train between Taoyuan and Yingge affected 21 trains and around 7,250 passengers. Taiwan Railway Administration said tha...

The Latest: Police investigate London mosque attack

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on a van plowing into a crowd outside a London mosque (all times local): 11:40 a.m. Muslim leaders in London are appealing for calm after a...

Doctor says Taiwanese trekker survived Himalayan ordeal on salt and water

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--A doctor who treated 21-year-old Taiwanese mountain trekker Liang Sheng-yueh (梁聖岳), who was found and rescued on Wednesday after missing in the Himalayas for almost 50 days, said...

5 ways Taiwan’s govt can improve tour bus safety

Taipei, (Taiwan News)—In the wake of the fatal tourist bus incident Monday that killed 33 and injured 11, lawmakers and the public have called for the government to improve tour bus safety regul...