US retracts statement spy plane flew over Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The United States Air Force has retracted confirmation that one of its RC-135W electronic surveillance aircraft flew over Taipei earlier this week, reports said Saturday (...

Sassuolo held by Torino to 3-3 after another comeback

SASSUOLO, Italy (AP) — Sassuolo missed the chance to go top of Serie A despite another late comeback as it was held to 3-3 by Torino, which picked up its first point of the season on Friday. ...

Elche deals Valencia 3rd straight loss in Spanish league

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Elche beat Valencia 2-1 to deal the visitors a third consecutive loss in the Spanish league on Friday. Valencia continues to struggle after not replacing sev...

Aston Villa's perfect start in EPL ended by Leeds 3-0

BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — Aston Villa's perfect start to the English Premier League was ended by Leeds 3-0 on Friday. Villa had never won its opening five league games. And it still...

France surpasses 1 million confirmed virus cases amid spike

PARIS (AP) — French health authorities say France has recorded over 1 million confirmed coronavirus cases since the start of the pandemic, becoming the second country in Western Europe after Spain to ...

Sliding track for 2022 Beijing Olympics to get 1st test

The sliding track built for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics is about to get its first test. With athletes from many nations — including the U.S. — unable to take part because of cor...

French woman in Thailand may have acquired virus locally

BANGKOK (AP) — A French woman on the Thai resort island of Samui has tested positive for the coronavirus and probably acquired it after arriving in Thailand in what could be one of few cases of ...

Multiple plane spotters report US spy plane flew over Taipei, previous flight confirmed

(Update: 10/24 5 p.m.) Pacific Air Forces say that contrary to previous statement, no US aircraft flew over Taipei on Wednesday (Oct. 21). TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Multiple aircraft spotte...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, Oct. 23, the 297th day of 2020. There are 69 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 23,...

SailGP global league plans to add women to crews in 2021

LONDON (AP) — The SailGP global league plans to have at least one woman on every crew during the 2021 season. It is the first major diversity, equity and inclusion initiative for Sa...

MATCHDAY: Aston Villa, Sassuolo look to go top of leagues

A look at what’s happening around European soccer on Friday: ENGLAND Aston Villa will go top of the Premier League for the first time since 2001 if it beats Leeds a...

McLaughlin makes long journey for overdue IndyCar debut

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Scott McLaughlin completed the Bathurst 1000 in Australia, collected his third consecutive Supercars championship, then hopped on a plane headed to the United States to start hi...

Putin says he allowed foe Navalny to get treatment abroad

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin rejected accusations of the Kremlin's involvement in the poisoning of opposition leader Alexei Navalny, saying Thursday that he personally allowed his po...

Taiwan reports 4 new coronavirus cases from Turkey, Philippines, Indonesia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Thursday (Oct.22) announced four new imported cases of Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) from Turkey, the Philippines, an...

Some world leaders have big stake in US election

JERUSALEM (AP) — While the world will be closely watching the U.S. election, some countries will be watching more closely than others. A number of world leaders have a personal stak...