16-year-old girl dressed in T-Rex costume attacked by thug in S. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A 16-year-old young woman, who wears an inflatable T-Rex costume to raise funds, on Friday (Feb. 8) reported being assaulted while performing on the streets of Tainan. On Fr...

Utah school becomes latest to ditch Native American name

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Teams will no longer be known as the "Redmen" at a Utah high school that's become the latest to get rid of a Native American name deemed offensive. The Iron Cou...

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Milwaukee museum features thousands of bobbleheads

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A new museum in Milwaukee may well hold the largest collection of bobbleheads anyone has ever seen, displaying more than 6,500 figures of athletes, mascots, celebrities, animals, cart...

Chinese tourist takes out Shanghai Disney mascot in 20 seconds flat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In yet another instance of Chinese tourists abusing mascots at Shanghai Disneyland, a male visitor yanked the ear of the mascot for ShellieMay, apparently inflicting an injury ...

Taiwan designs 'Beagle Brigade' posters to warn travelers about ASF in multiple languages

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In an effort to prevent the entry of contaminated meat products in to the country, Taiwan’s Ministry of the Interior has released several warning posters in multiple...

Santa coming to town, Taiwan’s Leofoo Village offers NT$599 to visitors dressed in red or green

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Leofoo Village Theme Park in Hsinchu County is celebrating the Christmas season with a Santa Claus coming from the North Pole for a month’s long stay, a silver white...

Unsung heroes, animals were vital part of WWI war machine

PARIS (AP) — They were messengers, spies and sentinels. They led cavalry charges, carried supplies to the front, and died by the millions during World War I. Horses, mules, dogs, pig...

Van Riemsdyk, mascot the big moves for Flyers for '18 season

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Flyers needed a true No. 1 goalie. They needed to shake up the nucleus of a franchise that hasn't won a playoff series since 2012. The Flyers nee...

Man City led out by 102-year-old mascot for EPL match

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester City went with an extremely experienced lineup — with its mascots — for its English Premier League match against Fulham on Saturday. The roles, ...

Taiwan's KMT chickens out on winning mascot design

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Kuomintang (KMT) Chairman Wu Den-yih (吳敦義) yesterday (Sept. 6) announced that the party will not adopt the controversial winning design from a mascot contest, which has become ...

Taiwan’s Taipei Metro launches Mickey trains and promo activity

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – All aboard the Mickey Mouse trains! Passengers riding the Taipei Metro Tamsui-Xinyi Line will find themselves surprised at the dazzling display of Disney characters on the...

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Trademark bullies? Many big colleges fiercely protect brands

Never get between a university and its trademarks. That's the lesson dozens of people learn every year when they unwittingly provoke the wrath of big universities and the lawyers the...

Taiwan Nobel laureate throws first pitch at New York Mets game

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese Nobel Prize in Chemistry winner Yuan T. Lee (李遠哲) threw the ceremonial first pitch, kicking off the MBL baseball match between the New York Mets and Washington N...