AP FACT CHECK: GOP ad misleads on McCaskill immigration vote

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Republican political action committee has launched a television ad that alleges Democratic U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill of Missouri shifted her stance on immigration policy ...

Trump's tariffs put GOP candidates in a bind in rural areas

SPANGLE, Wash. (AP) — In the aptly named Harvester Restaurant, wheat farmer Roy Dube makes clear he's no fan of President Donald Trump's trade policy. "We get him elected into office...

Erik Karlsson looks to fit in on 1st day with Sharks

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Erik Karlsson was handed a teal San Jose Sharks sweater and immediately proclaimed: "It fits." Karlsson's first day with the Sharks went off without a hitch W...

Trump's tariffs could sow trouble for GOP in farm districts

SPANGLE, Wash. (AP) — In the aptly named Harvester Restaurant, wheat farmer Roy Dube makes clear he's no fan of President Donald Trump's trade policy. "We get him elected into office...

US-China trade war could soon pose a serious economic threat

WASHINGTON (AP) — Seeking better-skilled workers, Cedar Electronics decided last year to return some of its manufacturing to the United States from the Philippines, only to run smack into a worsening ...

$135M in funding OK'd for Seattle Mariners ballpark

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington state's King County Council has approved $135 million in public funding for improvements at Safeco Field where the Seattle Mariners play. The funding packag...

US stocks rise as traders size up new US tariffs on China

U.S. stocks rose in early trading Tuesday as investors weighed the White House's decision to impose tariffs on another $200 billion of Chinese goods beginning next week. Gains in technology, energy an...

Confucius supports southern Taiwan’s history and culture

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Legendary philosopher Confucius (孔子) has been recruited by the Tainan County Government (臺南市政府) to promote the region as a tourist destination and to encourage deeper unde...

Denuclearization, improving ties on Korean summit agenda

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The main focus of outside attention to this week's inter-Korean summit is whether it can find ways to resolve the stalemated diplomacy on North Korea's nuclear program. Also ...

GOP, Dems unite behind Senate bill fighting addictive drugs

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans and Democrats are joining forces to speed legislation combating the misuse of opioids and other addictive drugs through the Senate. Its expected easy passage will be a ra...

Vettel concerned by Ferrari after losing pole to Hamilton

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asked what Mercedes is doing better than his Ferrari team, Sebastian Vettel chose not to go into detail. It was late Saturday in sweltering Singapore and archrival L...

Poland wants EU to have 'empathy' for US sanctions on Iran

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's foreign minister says Warsaw sees itself as a bridge in trans-Atlantic rifts between the European Union and the Trump administration and wants the EU to show "greater em...

Could Trump meet Kim in New York this month? AP takes a look

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Get ready for Trump-Kim Part Two. In recent weeks it's become clear that Donald Trump wants to meet with Kim Jong Un again, and the North Korean leader has ...

The Latest: Congress to extend gov't funding through Dec. 7

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and spending legislation (all times local): 12:05 p.m. Congressional leaders say they have reached agreement on a plan to p...

NMTL in southwestern Taiwan launches AI museum guide system

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--The National Museum of Taiwan Literature in Taiwan’s southwestern city of Tainan has launched a software package for a smartphone-based tour guide app as part of a nationwi...