American behind fatal RC glider crash in S. Taiwan released on bail

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An American who was piloting a remote-controlled (RC) glider suspected of fatally striking a Taiwanese woman on Saturday (Nov. 2), has been released on bail. A competit...

RC glider kills woman holding toddler in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A competition for radio-controlled gliders in Pingtung County’s Kenting went fatally wrong Saturday (Nov. 2) when a competitor from the United States team hit and ki...

Nationalism over NBA fandom: Fans support 'motherland' China

BEIJING (AP) — When Wu Xintong's favorite team, the Los Angeles Lakers, played the Brooklyn Nets in Shanghai this Thursday, she broke a viewing streak of more than 10 years and deliberately missed the...

Skydiving plane that crashed in Hawaii had 2016 scare

HONOLULU (AP) — Casey Williamson’s love of adventure led him to winter snowboarding in Vail, Colorado, and summer skydiving in Moab, Utah. A year-and-a-half ago, he found his way to Hawaii...

Family says Hawaii crash victim was adventurer, full of life

HONOLULU (AP) — Casey Williamson's love of adventure led him to winter snowboarding in Vail, Colorado, and summer skydiving in Moab, Utah. A year-and-a-half ago, he found his way to Hawaii, where he c...

Man hangs on after glider pilot forgets to strap him in

NORTH PORT, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man spent his first hang-gliding ride dangling precariously from a control bar and the pilot's leg after the pilot forgot to strap him in. ...

Swiss to investigate near-miss hang gliding incident

GENEVA (AP) — Switzerland's civil aviation authority say it will question a hang-glider pilot after a tourist he flew over a picturesque Swiss landscape nearly fell dozens of meters (yards) to the gro...

China tests model aircraft to develop 'hypersonic weapons'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Chinese state media reported on Saturday, Sept. 28th that the country’s rocket propulsion technology made important strides towards what the government is promoting ...

Pilots fly glider to new heights in Argentina above Andes

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Pilots from a Nevada glider team have flown to new heights above the Andes Mountains in Argentina using only wind as their engine. The Las Vegas Review-Journal repor...

Glider with 3 people on board goes down in mountains

STOWE, Vt. (AP) — A glider with three people on board has gone down in the mountains in Vermont, and the fate of those people is unknown. State police say a tow plane with the glider...

Glider plane crashes in French Alps, killing man and teen

PARIS (AP) — The French Alps' high mountain police force says a small glider plane has crashed despite "excellent" weather, killing two Austrians onboard. An official at the Hautes-A...

EPA reverses order allowing polluting diesel truck engines

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency is withdrawing a last-minute order by the agency's former chief that allowed super-polluting diesel truck engines. EPA chief Sco...

POTTERY BARN KIDS DEBUTS NEW HIGH-STYLE NURSERY COLLECTION, POTTERY BARN MODERN BABY

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 19, 2018--Pottery Barn Kids, a member of the Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE: WSM) portfolio of brands, today unveils Pottery Barn Modern Baby, a high-style, curated co...

Man arrested over paraglider protest at Trump resort

LONDON (AP) — Scottish police say they have arrested a man in connection with a Greenpeace protest that breached a no-fly security zone and flew a banner close to the golf resort where President Donal...

The Latest: Thousands in anti-Trump march in Scottish city

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on protests against President Donald Trump's visit to Britain (all times local): 1 p.m. Thousands of people are marching through the street...