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India culls thousands of birds over avian flu concern

Even as India prepares to roll out its massive vaccination program as part of the efforts to end the COVID pandemic, the country is facing a new health crisis. Over the past few weeks, cases of bird f...

Huntkey Presents at the All-Digital CES 2021

SHENZHEN, CHINA - Media OutReach - 14 January 2021 - Huntkey, a leading provider of power solutions, announces that today it presents at the All-digital CES 2021, the most influential tech event in th...

Parents of dead 4-year-old Missouri girl now face charges

COLE CAMP, Mo. (AP) — The parents of a 4-year-old Missouri girl allegedly killed by neighbors to remove a “demon” now face charges. Mary S. Mast, 29 and James A. Mast, 28, both of Li...

Filipino man killed in factory fire in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Filipino man lost his life on Monday (Dec. 21) after he suffered severe burns during a fire at a factory in northern Taiwan on Sunday (Dec. 20). At 12:14 p.m. on Sund...

Arizona migrant border deaths on track for record amid heat

DOUGLAS, Ariz. (AP) — Heat exposure killed 19-year-old Cesar de la Cruz on an Arizona trail in July during his trek up from southern Mexico. The body of Juan Lopez Valencia, another young Mexican man,...

Heavy rainfall forecast for eastern Taiwan and mountains in the north from Wednesday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Meteorologist Daniel Wu (吳德榮) said on Sunday (Oct. 18) that the interaction of a tropical disturbance developing over the Philippine Sea and the seasonal northeasterly win...

Cool weather forecast for northern Taiwan during Double Ten Day holiday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said on Wednesday (Oct. 7) that cool weather is forecast for northern Taiwan during the Double Ten Day holiday, while high temperatures in...

California milestone: 4 million acres burned in wildfires

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California is poised to hit a fearsome milestone: 4 million acres (1.6 million hectares) burned this year by wildfires that have killed 30 people and incinerated hundreds of homes...

How will Qatar's labor reforms impact South Asian workers?

Ali Asghar returned to Pakistan from Qatar on September 11 after spending four years in the Gulf state. The 39-year-old, who was part of the 2 million-strong foreign workforce in Qatar, told DW he had...

Hot, dry conditions stoke devastating California wildfires

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Flames devoured swaths of brush and trees in Northern California on Wednesday amid unseasonably hot and dry weather. High winds that spread new fires this week i...

California's wine country residents face fire fatigue

NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Will Abrams and his family packed their pickup truck with laptops, clothes, sleeping bags and a tent and quickly left their rental home in California's wine country after seeing fl...

Bauer leads Reds rotation against Braves' powerful lineup

ATLANTA (AP) — Trevor Bauer threw his first pitch — high and tight — well before the start of the Cincinnati Reds' wild-card series against the Atlanta Braves. Asked to compare the c...

Sunny, comfortable weather forecast for Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said Sunday (Sept. 20) that the weather front currently affecting Taiwan will move away on Monday, resulting in less humidity and bringing...

Fires without precedent rage in usually cool, wet Northwest

GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — Numerous wildfires burned in Oregon's forested valleys and along the coast, destroying hundreds of homes and causing mass evacuations. Farther north, flames devoured buildings...

Excessive heat in Southwest poses added threat amid pandemic

PHOENIX (AP) — As people around them sat and napped, some sipping water in an air-conditioned shelter on another sweltering day in a summer of record-breaking heat, Gary Goodman and Lena Stewart spoke...