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Ozil appears close to ending his time at Arsenal

LONDON (AP) — Time appears to be running down on Mesut Ozil’s 7 ½-year career at Arsenal. The former Germany international was active on social media on Saturday amid widespread repo...

AP Exclusive: Selena Gomez: Big Tech 'cashing in from evil’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hours after an angry mob of Trump supporters took control of the U.S. Capitol in a violent insurrection, Selena Gomez laid much of the blame at the feet of Big Tech. ...

AP PHOTOS: Vaccinated Indian nurse hopes worst is over

UKHRUL, India (AP) — For as long as Shimray Wungreichon can remember, many of the people in her mountain town had little respect for the work she did. “A nurse’s job is said to be no...

Diary shows how quest for love landed Navy vet in Iran jail

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michael White's long-anticipated trip to Iran was already a disappointment. The love interest he'd gone to visit had stopped seeing him and he'd idled away hours in his hotel room by...

Woman arrested in Capitol attack: 'I listen to my president'

DALLAS (AP) — A Dallas-area real estate agent who is facing charges for allegedly being part of the pro-President Donald Trump mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol last week said she's a “normal person" ...

Vice president pays tribute to Taiwan's late puppet master

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Vice President Lai Ching-te (賴清德) visited the Li Tian-lu (李天祿) Hand Puppet Museum earlier this week to pay tribute to the late Taiwanese puppet master. According to a s...

UN chief urges vaccinations for all -- not just the rich

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations chief urged the world to mark the “heart-wrenching milestone” of 2 million deaths from COVID-19 virus on Friday by acting with far greater solidarity to ensure...

AP PHOTOS: Shopping and dining out: Wuhan a year later

WUHAN, China (AP) — Couples go on dates, families dine out at restaurants, shoppers flock to stores. Face masks aside, people are going about their daily life pretty much as normal in the Chinese city...

Feds: Capitol mob aimed to 'assassinate' elected officials

PHOENIX (AP) — The pro-Trump mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol last week aimed to “capture and assassinate elected officials,” federal prosecutors said in court documents. The remar...

US ambassador takes Taiwan black bear to UN

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The US ambassador the UN Kelly Craft on Thursday (Jan. 14) was spotted entering the General Assembly Hall of the UN with a Formosan black bear doll poking out of her purse...

Photo of the Day: Colossal Starbucks coffee mug spotted in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Starbucks Taiwan on Wednesday (Jan. 13) began offering a gargantuan coffee mug for Taiwanese collectors. To mark the opening of its 500th store in Taiwan, Starbucks on ...

Bar-headed geese make debut appearance in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Rare bar-headed geese made a surprise visit to Taiwan earlier this week, marking their first recorded appearance in the subtropical nation. Native to East and South Asi...

Japanese artist's newest painting to get international debut in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japanese contemporary artist Yoshitomo Nara's upcoming special exhibition in Taiwan will feature his latest heart-soothing painting, "Miss Moonlight." Th...

Capitol rioters included highly trained ex-military and cops

WASHINGTON (AP) — As President Donald Trump’s supporters massed outside the Capitol last week and sang the national anthem, a line of men wearing olive-drab helmets and body armor trudged purposefully...

Taiwan's Kaohsiung one of New York Times' '52 places to love in 2021'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The New York Times has listed the southern city of Kaohsiung as one of the best places to visit in 2021. The publication recently asked its readers to recommend travel ...