Quentin Tarantino wins top dog award at Cannes Film Festival

CANNES, France (AP) — Whether or not Quentin Tarantino wins the Palme d'Or this year, at least he's not coming home without a trophy. The director of the Cannes Film Festival entry "...

Video shows pit bull relentlessly attacking Taiwanese postman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A postman suffered a vicious, unprovoked attack by a pit bull at an intersection in northern Taiwan's Hsinchu County on Friday (May 10), causing him to suffer lacerations t...

Taiwan News Weekly Roundup - March 8

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –Top news this week includes Filipino man arrested for murder of two countrymen on Taiwanese fishing boat; Taiwanese outraged after pit bull mauls dog to death; Missile show...

Taiwan mulls tougher control on aggressive pet dogs as attacks rise

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s animal management authorities will consider implementing tighter control over pit bull dogs kept as pets in the country, in response to the increasing numbe...

Man sentenced for shooting neighbor's pit bull in NE Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A man in northeast Taiwan has been sentenced to 40 days in jail and fined NT$200,000 (US$6,480) for shooting his neighbor's American pit bull terrier, which survived the in...

New York man sentenced to 1 year for hanging dog from tree

MAYVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — A New York man has been sentenced to a year in jail for killing a dog found hanging from a tree. Robert Overton Jr. was sentenced Monday in Chautauqua County Co...

Taiwanese outraged after pit bull savagely mauls dog to death

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese are outraged again after yet another pet American pit bull terrier savagely mauled a neighborhood dog in central Taiwan yesterday (March 2), reported UDN. Yesterda...

Divisive whistleblower is Ohio State doc's loudest accuser

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Of the 150-plus men alleging two decades of sexual misconduct by a former Ohio State team doctor, ex-wrestler Mike DiSabato has been the loudest, often literally raising his voic...

Dog DNA testing takes off, and generates debate

NEW YORK (AP) — As people peer into DNA for clues to health and heritage, man's best friend is under the microscope, too. Genetic testing for dogs has surged in recent years, fueled ...

Taiwan News Weekly Roundup - February 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –Top news this week includes Controversial American passenger flying back to Taipei in May; Outrage sparked after dog owner's pet pit bull kills stray in Keelung; Taipei...

Outrage sparked after dog owner's pet pit bull kills stray in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Outrage was sparked following an incident in Keelung (基隆) on Wednesday, when a stray dog was killed by a pet pit bull terrier. A Facebook user posted a message in a Kee...

Fearing it may attack kids, man shoots his own dog in park

HAMDEN, Conn. (AP) — Police in Connecticut say a man shot and killed his own dog in a park because he feared it might attack some children. The incident happened Sunday in Hamden and...

Prosecutors: Cohen's claims of reform 'self-serving'

NEW YORK (AP) — For weeks, Michael Cohen sought to portray himself as a man who'd found his "true north" after years of shady business dealings and pit-bull loyalty to President Donald Trump. ...

Netflix docu-series 'Dogs' lovingly serves up the human bond

NEW YORK (AP) — In these heated and oft-difficult times, do we need dogs more than ever? Do we need to rescue them, let them run free, accept their precious help with our most trying...

Fire refugees camp in Walmart parking lot amid uncertainty

CHICO, Calif. (AP) — Fire refugee Anna Goodnight sat on an overturned shopping cart Thursday morning in a Walmart parking lot as she ate scrambled eggs and tater tots while her husband drank a Budweis...