Man who went missing at music festival found dead in lake

WEST BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Detectives believe they've found the body of a man who went missing during a Florida music festival over the weekend, authorities said. A body suspected ...

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Today in History Today is Sunday, Feb. 16, the 47th day of 2020. There are 319 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 16, 20...

Splendid water shows at New Taipei to provide breaks from coronavirus fear

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — It’s never a good idea to refrain from going out to have some outdoor fun, even amidst fears of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), and one way to have that fun is to...

Taiwanese startup's app to give voice to Chinese under coronavirus lockdown

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese startup TokenBacon has created the instant messaging app BaconTok based on its specialized blockchain technology that provides a safer, easier way for residents ...

China virus cases rise again, 65 more on ship in Japan

BEIJING (AP) — China reported a rise in new virus cases Monday, denting optimism that disease control measures including isolating major cities might be working, while the operator of a cruise s...

Big wins for 'Parasite' give Oscar night an emotional high

Called up to the stage again and again, Bong Joon Ho kept saying he was ready for a drink — “bloody ready.” But the Oscars weren't bloody ready to stop giving him awards. ...

Israel accused of torturing Palestinians after fatal bombing

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — One of the men was hospitalized with kidney failure and 11 broken ribs. Another was nearly unrecognizable to his wife when he was wheeled into a courtroom. A third was stitc...

Oscar: 'Parasite' wins best picture

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Parasite” won the best picture Oscar Sunday night, becoming the first foreign-language film to take home the biggest honor in film. Bong Joon Ho’s class ...

Jon Jones fends off title challenge at UFC 247

HOUSTON (AP) — Jon Jones faced his most serious challenge in years and ultimately held off Dominick Reyes at UFC 247 on Saturday night, retaining his UFC light heavyweight belt following a surprisingl...

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Today in History Today is Thursday, Feb. 6, the 37th day of 2020. There are 329 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 6, 20...

Companies offer rebuke of Tennessee's anti-LGBT adoption law

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Almost three dozen big companies and more than 100 small businesses in Tennessee on Wednesday predicted economic backlash from a newly enacted state adoption law and other prop...

Gov. Hogan calls crime an 'urgent crisis' in Baltimore

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Gov. Larry Hogan called for decisive action to fight “out-of-control violent crime” he said is “destroying Baltimore" in his annual State of the State address Wednesday to the Ma...

No good vibrations for Beach Boys, split by hunting concert

NEW YORK (AP) — One of the co-founders of The Beach Boys has joined a boycott of his own music to protest it being used by another band member at an animal hunting convention. Brian ...

Lebanon's only English-language daily stops print edition

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon's only English-language newspaper announced on Tuesday that it was temporarily suspending its print edition because of financial challenges as the country passes through its wors...

Sony raises forecast despite lagging video-game business

TOKYO (AP) — Fiscal third-quarter profit at Japanese electronics and entertainment company Sony Corp. dipped to about half of what it was the previous year as its video game, networking and film busin...