Márquez wins final race for former champ Lorenzo

CHESTE, Spain (AP) — Champion Marc Márquez won the Valencia MotoGP on Sunday to conclude his dominant season with a 12th victory of the year. Three-time former MotoGP champion Jorge ...

Australian Ashleigh Gentle wins 7th Noosa Triathlon

NOOSA, Australia (AP) — Rio Olympian Ashleigh Gentle won her seventh Noosa Triathlon — and sixth in a row — while Jake Birtwhistle improved his chances of making the Australian men's team for next yea...

Thai police arrest Australian Hell's Angel on drugs charges

BANGKOK (AP) — Thai police have arrested an Australian Hell's Angels gang member who is wanted on drug charges in Western Australia. Police say they arrested Luke Anderson last Thurs...

In Congo, an Ebola survivor with a motorbike helps ease fear

BENI, Congo (AP) — When Germain Kalubenge gets a request for a ride on his motorcycle it can be a matter of life or death. The 23-year-old is a survivor of the Ebola virus and often is the only driver...

1,572 electric scooter users set new world record

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A flash mob of electric scooters set a new Guinness World Records on Sunday (Sept. 29) for the largest electric scooter procession after crossing Taipei Bridge, which link...

New Mexico educator heading to Cambodia to help teachers

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Before he joined Santa Fe Public Schools, Gary Bass taught English in China, Syria and Vietnam. His students at El Camino Real Academy are aware of his world travels and prone to...

Earthquake shakes eastern Indonesia, kills at least 3

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A strong earthquake Thursday killed at least three people and damaged a bridge, hospital and other buildings on one of Indonesia's less populated islands. Parts ...

Retail, wholesale revenue hit all-time highs for July

Taipei (CNA) Taiwan's retail and wholesale sectors reported July sales that where the highest ever for the month as retailers benefited from promotional campaigns and wholesale operators saw sales...

Deep distrust undermines effort to fight Ebola in Congo

BENI, Congo (AP) — Until his last breath, Salomon Nduhi Kambale insisted he had been poisoned by someone and that was the reason he was vomiting blood. The 30-year-old man wouldn't give community heal...

Superblocks in Taipei – Reclaiming the streets for communities

This is part two of an urban renovation series introducing “superblocks,” a visionary urban policy implemented in Barcelona, Spain, which is being rolled out around the world. (Read part o...

'We are trapped': Zimbabwe's economic crunch hits passports

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — With Zimbabwe's economy in shambles and political tensions rising, leaving the country seems the best option for many who are desperate for jobs. But those dreams often end at ...

5-year-old girl paralyzed by rape shocks Sierra Leone

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — At first no one knew why the 5-year-old girl could no longer move her legs or control her urine. For months she lay on the ground, unable to walk or play. ...

Interlagos track blocks motorbike races after fatal crash

SAO PAULO (AP) — Sao Paulo's city hall has suspended all motorbike races at the Interlagos track for 60 days after a rider died in a crash this past weekend. City officials said in a...

Green concerns and incentives drive demand for e-motorbikes in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Environmental awareness and government incentives are driving production of electric motorcycles in Taiwan, which reached a record high of 91,000 in 2018, posting year-on-...

Prominent Russian journalist and critic of Putin dies at 59

MOSCOW (AP) — A prominent Russian journalist whose TV reports changed between acclaiming President Vladimir Putin to scathing criticism has died. He was 59. The Govorit Moskva radio ...