The Latest: China envoy says reporting on protests distorted

HONG KONG (AP) — Latest on the protests in Hong Kong over proposed extradition legislation (all times local): 7:30 p.m. The Chinese ambassador to Britain has accuse...

Plum rains 'not finished yet,' Taiwan issues heavy rain alert for 13 counties, cities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) says that a plum rain front which has been lashing Taiwan for days is "not finished yet" and has issued a heavy rain advisory for 13 ...

Traffic flowing in heart of Hong Kong as rain curbs protests

HONG KONG (AP) — Traffic has been restored in the heart of Hong Kong a day after clashes between police and protesters who oppose legislation that would allow criminal suspects to be sent to mainland ...

Chopper crash raises old question: How to secure NYC's skies

NEW YORK (AP) — It was an accident, not terrorism, but this week's helicopter crash on the roof of a midtown Manhattan skyscraper has raised serious security concerns because of the ease with which th...

Heavy rain alert issued for 9 counties, cities in Taiwan, rains to last till Sat.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued a heavy rain advisory for nine counties and cities in Taiwan today (June 12) as a plum rain front is set to pummel Taiwan for four m...

Photo of the Day: 'Rain waterfall' spotted in SW Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As a massive plum rain front began to storm into Taiwan on Monday (June 10), photos have surfaced of a "rain waterfall" which appeared over Chiayi City in southwester...

The Latest: Sunken Danube tour boat being lifted in Hungary

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The Latest on the fatal Danube River boating accident in Hungary's capital (all times local): 7:30 a.m. The raising of the sunken Danube Ri...

Efforts to raise sunken Danube tour boat starting in Hungary

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungarian and South Korean rescuers are starting efforts to raise a sunken tour boat out of the Danube River after a fatal collision. A huge floating crane, ...

Heavy rain alert issued for 18 counties, cities as plum rains pummel Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As a massive plum rain front begins to pummel Taiwan today (June 11), the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued extremely heavy and heavy rain advisories for 18 counties and ...

The Latest: NYC helicopter crash was in controlled airspace

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a Manhattan helicopter crash (all times local): 3:20 p.m. The helicopter that crashed into a New York City skyscraper was flying in he...

Washout gives South Africa 1st point at Cricket World Cup

SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP) — Faf du Plessis can take some positives out of a washout at the Cricket World Cup: South Africa picked up a point against West Indies to end a three-game losing streak. ...

The Latest: West Indies wins toss, fields against SAfrica

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Day 12 at the Cricket World Cup (all times local): ___ 10:10 a.m. West Indies captain Jason Holder won the toss and se...

Plum rain front storms toward Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Much of Taiwan will see rain today (June 10), as a plum rain front gathers steam and prepares to hover over the country and potentially bring "disastrous precipitation&quo...

The Latest: 1 dead, at least 6 injured in crane collapse

DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on the collapse of a crane in Dallas (all times local): 4:45 p.m. A Dallas fire rescue official says one person has been killed and at leas...

2 hospitalized after crane collapses in Dallas thunderstorms

DALLAS (AP) — Two people have been hospitalized after a crane collapsed in Dallas amid severe thunderstorms. Dallas Fire-Rescue spokesman Jason Evans told the Dallas Morning News tha...