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Church shooter allegedly member of radical CCP Taiwan annexation group

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese netizens have uncovered evidence that the gunman behind the deadly shooting of a Taiwanese church in Orange County may be a member of a radical Chinese Communist...

Mariupol: Three people describe how they escaped from 'hell'

Since the beginning of Russia's war against Ukraine, no city has been mentioned by media outlets and politicians all over the world as much as the Ukrainian city of Mariupol. Under constant fire, ...

Senators: CIA has secret program that collects American data

WASHINGTON (AP) — The CIA has a secret, undisclosed data repository that includes information collected about Americans, two Democrats on the Senate Intelligence Committee said. While neither the agen...

Women breaking through to top roles in Black churches

When an opening for bishop arose in the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church in 2010, Teresa Jefferson-Snorton looked around to see if any women were offering to be candidates. None...

Czechs expel more Russian diplomats amid spying row

The Czech government on Thursday ordered Russia to remove most of its diplomatic staff from Prague. The announcement marks an escalation in a diplomatic row over the alleged role of Russian spies in ...

Uganda's president orders suspension of European-backed fund

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has ordered the suspension of a multimillion-dollar fund backed by European nations that supports the work of local groups focusing on democrac...

Pandemic, loss unite 2 rural Missouri pastors around faith

NOEL, Mo. (AP) — Thirty miles of rural Missouri separate the two churches, and so much else. One is mostly white; the other hosts services in five languages for a flock that spans the world. ...

US sees 'malign influence' in China-backed school program

The Trump administration on Friday encouraged U.S. schools and colleges to rethink their ties to the Confucius Institute, a program that brings Chinese language classes to America but, according to fe...

US paper says reporter was held in China's Inner Mongolia

BEIJING (AP) — An American newspaper says one of its journalists was detained and then expelled from China’s Inner Mongolia region while covering tensions over a new policy that reduces the use of the...

Pompeo announces fresh restrictions on Chinese diplomats in U.S.

The United States said on Wednesday (Sept. 2) it would require senior Chinese diplomats to get State Department approval before visiting U.S. university campuses or holding cultural events with more t...

Pompeo wants all Confucius Institutes in US closed by end of year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo expressed hopes on Tuesday (Sept. 1) that every Confucius Institute in the U.S. would be shuttered by the end of 2020. The top Ameri...

Trump administration: Confucius Institute is arm of Beijing

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Thursday designated the Confucius Institute U.S. Center as a foreign mission of the Chinese Communist Party, alleging that the program to help teach Chine...

US designates 4 more Chinese media outlets as foreign missions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. State Department has designated four more Chinese media organizations as foreign diplomatic missions, claiming the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) operates them as ...

US moves to restrict Chinese media outlets as 'propaganda'

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration added four Chinese media outlets Monday to a list of organizations that should be considered “foreign missions” because of their ties to the government and t...

U.S. to put personnel cap on CCP-controlled media

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on Tuesday (March 3) that the government would put a personnel cap on Chinese Communist Party-controlled media organizations ...