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Taiwan takes 2 gold medals at International Olympiad in Informatics

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's team at the 34th annual International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI), a computer programming competition for high school students, captured two gold medals and...

Media OutReach Newswire joins hand with AIESEC in Universiti Malaya and Thermomix KLM for the youth in Malaysia

Launching volunteer projects to promote youth’s mental health awareness, STEM education and food waste managementKUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA - Media OutReach - 8 August 2022 - AIESEC in Universiti Malaya ...

Texas trial begins for man accused of killing his daughters

DALLAS (AP) — A man who evaded arrest for more than 12 years after being accused of fatally shooting his two teenage daughters in a taxi parked near a Dallas-area hotel was “obsessed with possession a...

Miami school board reverses itself, approves sex ed textbook

MIAMI (AP) — The board for Florida’s largest school district rescinded a decision made last week that rejected new sex education textbooks for middle and high school students. The de...

Michelle Obama's book 'The Light We Carry' coming this fall

NEW YORK (AP) — Michelle Obama will have a book out this fall, “The Light We Carry,” in which she reflects upon her experiences and shares insights on navigating an increasingly stressful world. ...

Taiwan places 4th in International Physics Olympiad

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —Taiwan placed fourth in the International Physics Olympiad (IPhO) 2022, with its team capturing two gold medals and three silver medals. In a press release on Monday (Ju...

700 Taipei high school students forced to retake final after prankster leaked answers online

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Over 700 first-year students at a high school in Taipei were forced to retake their Chinese literature final exam on Thursday (June 30) after a student was found to have l...

A timeline of the Jeffrey Epstein, Ghislaine Maxwell scandal

NEW YORK (AP) — From the moment he first faced criminal charges, in 2006, Jeffrey Epstein has been the object of public fascination, conspiracy theories and outrage — especially after his lawyers got ...

Safety upgrades urged for site of Amtrak wreck that killed 4

MENDON, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri Department of Transportation plan released this year cited a need to improve safety at the rail crossing where an Amtrak train and a dump truck collided, resulting in the...

3 killed, dozens hurt in Amtrak train crash in Missouri

MENDON, Mo. (AP) — An Amtrak passenger train traveling from Los Angeles to Chicago struck a dump truck Monday in a remote area of Missouri, killing three people and injuring dozens more as rail cars t...

Juul can keep selling e-cigarettes as court blocks FDA ban

Juul can continue to sell its electronic cigarettes, at least for now, after a federal appeals court on Friday temporarily blocked a government ban. Juul filed an emergency motion ea...

U.S. bans sales of Juul e-cigarettes, company to seek stay on enforcement

Sales of Juul e-cigarettes were blocked by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday, in a major blow to the once high-flying firm whose products have been tied to a surge in teenage vaping. ...

FDA bans Juul e-cigarettes tied to teen vaping surge

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health regulators on Thursday ordered Juul to pull its electronic cigarettes from the market, the latest blow to the embattled company widely blamed for sparking a national surg...

Taipei Zoo to offer evening visits and summer camps

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei Zoo will extend opening hours until 9 p.m. every Saturday from July 9 to Aug. 27. An evening ticket costs NT$30 (US$1), the zoo said in a press release. The zoo ...

Israel cancels youth trips to Poland over Holocaust studies

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel has canceled educational trips to Poland for thousands of high school students this summer, claiming the Polish government is trying to control the Holocaust-studies curriculum...