Yi Fang, China, and why enough should be enough for the Taiwanese people

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- Most people who have lived in Taiwan for any length of time have probably had at least one, and possibly many, drinks from Yi Fang. They are one of the most popular fruit...

Australian MP likens China to Nazi Germany, warns Australia sovereignty at risk

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Andrew Hastie, a member of the Australia parliament, warned that the world’s reaction to China’s rise is now similar to its approach to Nazi Germany in 1940, w...

Attack highlights challenge of pursuing domestic extremists

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal authorities investigating the El Paso shooting call it an act of domestic terrorism, but they won't be able to apply the same terrorism law that prosecutors have used for yea...

Suicide, not police, killed California festival gunman

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The gunman who opened fire on a California food festival killed himself after officers shot him multiple times, officials said Friday, correcting previous police accounts that the o...

Leaders of religious right balk at labeling Trump a racist

NEW YORK (AP) — Many religious leaders have strongly condemned President Donald Trump's disparaging remarks about minority members of Congress. Prominent figures on the religious right have not joined...

The Latest: Budget, debt deal clears Senate, heads to Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on legislation dealing with the federal budget and the government's borrowing limit (all times local): 12:13 p.m. A bipartisan budget a...

Budget, debt deal teed up for Senate passage, Trump signing

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and his Senate GOP allies are relying on lots of Democratic votes to propel a hard-won budget and debt deal to the finish line. Passage of th...

California festival killer's motive still a mystery

GILROY, Calif. (AP) — The 19-year-old gunman who opened fire at a Northern California food festival was "kind of a loner" and much of his life was shrouded in mystery, the FBI said Tuesday as investig...

BRICS officials, at odds on ideology, meet in Brazil

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A conservative Brazilian government that has expressed wariness of China and Russia is hosting foreign ministers of those nations as well as India and South Africa — keeping aliv...

Who are the men in white behind Hong Kong's mob attack?

Hong Kong is reeling after a large gang of men in white shirts brutally beat dozens of people inside a train station in a shocking new twist to the city's summer of protest. Six men ...

Extremist reported by family pleads guilty to gun charge

WASHINGTON (AP) — A man whose relatives reported concerns about his behavior and far-right extremist rhetoric after last year's Pittsburgh synagogue massacre pleaded guilty to a federal gun charge Tue...

Trump aide: Trump criticism of US different from 4 Democrats

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) — A top adviser to President Donald Trump is claiming a "huge difference" between Trump's criticism of America during the 2016 campaign and current criticism of the U.S. by...

Workers recover hundreds of bodies from Syrian mass grave

BEIRUT (AP) — In an open field on the outskirts of the Syrian city of Raqqa, workers in black uniforms and red caps work under a scorching sun to dig up bodies from a large mass grave discovered last ...

Envoy to Afghanistan says US not 'cutting and running'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Amid talk of a U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan, the U.S. envoy talking to the Taliban said Thursday that America is not "cutting and running" from its longest war and that wom...

The Latest: Trump hails social media, slams 'fake news'

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's conference on social media (all times local): 4 p.m. President Donald Trump says social media allows messag...