Review: Pattinson and Dafoe shine in 'The Lighthouse'

Enter "The Lighthouse " at your own risk. This is a stark, moody, surreal and prolonged descent into seaside madness that will surely not be for everyone. But those who do choose to ...

Cuba to let citizens buy imports with foreign currencies

HAVANA (AP) — The Cuban government says it will allow citizens to use 10 foreign currencies to buy products like televisions and air conditioners at state stores in an attempt to compete with a multi-...

City official: I support vandalism of Columbus statue

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A city councilor in Rhode Island says she thinks the recent vandalism to a Christopher Columbus statue is a good thing. Democrat Katherine Kerwin told WPRO ra...

The Latest: Italian coast guard finds 12 more migrant bodies

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — The Latest on the migrant inflow into Europe (all times local): 2:45 p.m. The Italian coast guard says it has located the bodies...

Brexit ignites fears of renewed violence in Northern Ireland

BELFAST, Northern Ireland (AP) — Kate Nash says the time known as "The Troubles" never really ended in Northern Ireland. While the 1998 Good Friday Agreement brought an era of relati...

Turkey: Patriotic sentiment on display amid Syria operation

AKCAKALE, Turkey (AP) — National soccer team players give military salutes during international matches, Turkish flags flutter from balconies and storefronts, songs extolling the glory days of the Ott...

Electric scooter sales in Taiwan soon to reach annual goal of 100,000

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The number of electric scooters sold in Taiwan is expected to reach the annual goal of 100,000 units in the coming days. According to the latest data from the Industria...

Chinese snooping tech spreads to nations vulnerable to abuse

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — When hundreds of video cameras with the power to identify and track individuals started appearing in the streets of Belgrade as part of a major surveillance project, some prote...

Taiwanese-New Zealander teenager elected youngest-ever city councilor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A teenager of Taiwanese origin has been elected to become the youngest-ever city councilor in the New Zealand town of Rotorua, reports said Wednesday (Oct. 16). Fisher ...

Taiwan to send gifts to new emperor of Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The coronation ceremony for the new emperor of Japan, Naruhito (德仁), will be held in Tokyo on Tuesday (Oct. 22), with many global political leaders and members of royalty ...

US deeply troubled by China's pressure on Taiwan: AIT chairman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The chairman of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), James Moriarty, has expressed concern over Beijing’s continual pressure on Taiwan in various spheres, saying ...

Juggling Gary Woodland back in South Korea for CJ Cup

JEJU ISLAND, South Korea (AP) — Gary Woodland finished runner-up to Brooks Koepka in last year's CJ Cup at Nine Bridges. He returns this year for the first of three PGA Tour events in Asia with a majo...

Tropical Storm Neoguri could form east of Taiwan today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A tropical depression could intensify as soon as today (Oct. 16) into Tropical Storm Neoguri (浣熊), the 20th tropical storm this year, and is expected to come closest to Ta...

MGM Resorts sells Circus Circus, Bellagio on Las Vegas Strip

LAS VEGAS (AP) — MGM Resorts International has announced the sale of two casinos that will significantly alter its portfolio of Las Vegas Strip properties. The Las Vegas-based compan...

Q&A: Julie Andrews on new memoir and her 'second career'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Julie Andrews hasn't appeared in front of the camera in a feature film for almost 10 years, but that doesn't mean the 84-year-old screen legend has slowed down. She's just moved on ...