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Ayala or Sears: Both would make history in Virginia election

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — The two women seeking the lieutenant governor's office in Virginia next month are fond of touting their unconventional political backgrounds. One thing is certain: Whichever o...

North Korea tells US to stop supporting Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — North Korea has waded into the war of words on either side of the Taiwan Strait by criticizing the United States for being a threat and pressuring China. The U.S. was b...

UN investigator: North Korea has never been more isolated

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — North Korea has never been more isolated from the international community as a result of its drastic steps to prevent COVID-19, and the ruptured global ties are having “a dramati...

Chinese leader expected to comment on Taiwan in speech about UN

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese leader Xi Jinping (習近平) is expected to mention Taiwan in a speech on Monday (Oct. 25) to mark the 50th anniversary of the People’s Republic of China’s ...

UN envoy: Myanmar is now in conflict, could be failed state

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. special envoy for Myanmar has warned that February's military takeover has led to armed conflict and if power isn’t returned to the people in a democratic way the countr...

China blacks out NBA Celtics games over Tibet, Xi comments

Broadcaster Tencent, Chinese partner to the US National Basketball Association (NBA), has blacked out access to all Boston Celtics games after one of the team's players accused the Chinese governm...

UN called out for excluding Taiwan for 50 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) Spokeswoman Joanne Ou called on the United Nations (U.N.) Thursday (Oct.21) not to misinterpret Resolution 2758 and exclude Taiwa...

Resolution 2758 not an excuse to exclude Taiwan from UN

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A former U.S. national security advisor is advocating Taiwan’s inclusion in the United Nations, suggesting a U.N. resolution has been misinterpreted to block the cou...

Seoul says North Korea tested possible submarine missile

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Tuesday fired at least one ballistic missile into the sea in what South Korea’s military described as a weapon likely designed for submarine-based launches, ma...

Who will get Powell Jobs' $3.5B gift for climate work?

Philanthropist Laurene Powell Jobs is gearing up to invest $3.5 billion into climate-focused initiatives in the next 10 years. But if the donation patterns of her foundation continue, the public might...

Tennessee considering $900M Ford incentive package

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee is poised to spend approximately $900 million of its tax revenues on incentives, infrastructure projects and more under an agreement with Ford Motor Co., which has an...

Fati shines again as Barcelona rallies to beat Valencia 3-1

MADRID (AP) — Ansu Fati is quickly becoming Barcelona's go-to player in the absence of Lionel Messi. The 18-year-old Fati made his first start for Barcelona after a long injury layof...

Vice president: Brazil ending Amazon deployment of soldiers

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Brazil's Vice President Hamilton Mourão said on Friday that a deployment of soldiers to the Amazon rainforest will end, just weeks before the global climate conference where th...

ASEAN ministers mull censuring Myanmar for hindering envoy

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Southeast Asia’s top diplomats will discuss in an emergency meeting Friday whether to allow Myanmar's military leader to attend an annual summit after a crisis envoy was ...

US wins seat on UN rights council in uncontested election

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States won a seat on the U.N. Human Rights Council that former president Donald Trump denounced and quit, joining 17 other nations elected in uncontested votes Thursda...