Blogger reveals how to move to Taiwan during pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As COVID-19 continues to rage across many parts of the world, Taiwan’s relatively successful handling of the pandemic has attracted widespread attention, with one bl...

MLB minimum salary rises $7,000 next year to $570,500

NEW YORK (AP) — The major league minimum salary will rise to $570,500 next season, a hike of $7,000. Under Major League Baseball’s collective bargaining agreement with the players’ a...

AP Source: Bucks getting Holiday to play with Antetokounmpo

Point guard Jrue Holiday is being traded from New Orleans to Milwaukee, which is aiming to give two-time reigning NBA MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo the improved roster that he seeks with the decision on h...

Tsai administration to raise Taiwan's minimum wage to NT$24,000

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Tuesday (Aug. 25) announced that the minimum monthly wage will be raised at the start of next year and that a new minimum wage la...

UK tries new campaign to prepare public for Brexit

LONDON (AP) — Brexit moved back to the front-burner of British politics on Monday, months after COVID-19 knocked it out of the headlines, with the government launching a new public information campaig...

French ex-prime minister found guilty of fraud

PARIS (AP) — A Paris court has found French former prime minister Francois Fillon guilty of having used public funds to pay his wife and children for work they never performed. His ...

Ex-French prime minister’s wife is key figure in fraud trial

PARIS (AP) — For over three decades, Penelope Fillon was the very discreet wife of a prominent politician who became France’s prime minister. She is now at center stage of a fraud trial in Paris for w...

NFL players' union sends labor proposal to members for vote

The NFL Players Association sent ballots to members Thursday for voting on the proposed collective bargaining agreement, giving the union a week to either ensure another 11 years of labor peace or sen...

US Olympic marketing chief Lisa Baird is NWSL commissioner

The marketing executive who branded the U.S. Olympic squad “Team USA” will now try to turn American women’s soccer players into household names more than once every four years. Lisa...

Business Highlights

—- Fed seems inclined to keep rates low as virus poses risks WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve officials were mostly optimistic about the U.S. and global economies ...

Florida Capitol girds for rally, debate over teacher raises

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida's capital city prepared for one of its largest demonstrations in recent years, as thousands of school workers arrived from across the state Monday to press Gov. Ron De...

Pensioners struggling to survive join Chile protests

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Seventy-seven-year-old María Gonzalez is tired of waking up, Monday to Friday, to sell toilet paper in the Chilean capital. Her meager $146 monthly pension puts her below the po...

Pensioners struggling to survive join Chile protests

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Seventy-seven-year-old María Gonzalez is tired of waking up, Monday to Friday, to sell toilet paper in the Chilean capital. Her meager $146 monthly pension puts her below the po...

Chile: president promotes minimum wage hike to quell unrest

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Chile's president is sending a bill to Congress that would raise the minimum salary, one of a series of measures to try to contain nearly three weeks of anti-government protests...

Pique expresses his anger with Barcelona board

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Barcelona defender Gerard Pique has gone on the attack. He criticized the club hierarchy after Barcelona's 2-0 weekend win at Getafe in the Spanish league, un...