5 takeaways: Kavanaugh's Supreme Court confirmation hearing

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's second Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, is finishing two marathon days of questioning from senators. Some referred to it as the "last job interview" t...

5 takeaways: Kavanaugh's Supreme Court confirmation hearing

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's second Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, is finishing two marathon days of questioning from senators. Some referred to it as the "last job interview" t...

Canelo Alvarez intends to start 'new chapter' in GGG rematch

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Canelo Alvarez is getting his hands wrapped for training when he cocks his head and makes a kissing noise. In a stroller across the gym, his baby daughter's face positively lights up ...

Tiny Tucuman breaks into Copa Libertadores quarterfinals

SAO PAULO (AP) — From Argentina's second division to Copa Libertadores champion in three years. That is the dream of tiny Atletico Tucuman after remarkably reaching the quarterfinals. ...

Copa Libertadores match halted amid violence in Brazil

SAO PAULO (AP) — The Copa Libertadores match between Brazil's Santos and Argentina's Independiente had to be called off before the final whistle after angry local fans fought with police and threw fir...

Germany: 6 people injured during violent far-right protest

BERLIN (AP) — At least six people have been injured after bottles and fireworks were thrown during a far-right protest in the eastern German city of Chemnitz. German news agency dpa ...

Haunting images of Keelung Ghost Festival 

KEELUNG (Taiwan News) -- Friday night (Aug. 24) saw the climax of the Keelung Ghost Festival, including a parade with brightly lit floats and a spectacular burning of water lanterns in Badouzi Harbor ...

UEFA fines PAOK over Champions League laser pointer

NYON, Switzerland (AP) — UEFA has fined Greek club PAOK after fans used a laser pointer in a Champions League qualifying game. European football's governing body fined PAOK 22,000 eu...

AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America, Caribbean

This photo gallery highlights some of the top news images made by Associated Press photographers in Latin America and the Caribbean published in the past week. Mexicans played around...

Mexican police clash with locals in town known for fireworks

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Residents of a Mexican town that has suffered frequent fireworks explosions scuffled with police who tried to raid illegal fireworks workshops. The Mexico State pr...

2018 Taiwan Indigenous Tourism Festival to arrive at Sun Moon Lake

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 2018 Taiwan Indigenous Tourism Festival (2018台灣部落觀光嘉年華) will take place at Xiangshan Visitor Center (向山遊客中心) of Sun Moon Lake National Scenic Area between Sept. 7 and ...

2018 Taiwan Indigenous Tourism Festival to take place at Sun Moon Lake

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The 2018 Taiwan Indigenous Tourism Festival will take place at Sun Moon Lake National Scenic Area’s Xiangshan Visitor Center from September 7 to September 9, feat...

Despite deadly explosions, Mexican fireworks capital endures

TULTEPEC, Mexico (AP) — Luis Enrique Urban Gomez was tidying up at his family's fireworks storage shed like any other day when an explosion ripped through the warehouse next door, killing its owner, l...

Indonesia's President Joko Widodo declares 2018 Asian Games open

JAKARTA(Taiwan News) - The opening ceremony of the 18th Asian Games was held in the Gelora Bung Karno Stadium yesterday (Aug 18) at 7.00 p.m. The 2018 Asian Games were declared open by In...

WORLD SPORTS at 2300 GMT

TOP STORIES: ASIAN GAMES-OPENING CEREMONY JAKARTA, Indonesia — Thousands of spectators cheered wildly as athletes from the rival Koreas paraded together in a specta...