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Multimedia journal retracts over 30 Chinese research papers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A research journal has pulled more than 30 papers authored by Chinese researchers citing plagiarism and other academic misconduct. Multimedia Tools and Applications, wh...

Ex-Green Beret behind Venezuela raid suspected of plagiarism

MIAMI (AP) — The former Green Beret behind a failed military incursion in Venezuela can add another infraction to his growing list of potential screw ups — cut and paste plagiarism. ...

Zeppelin wins latest battle of the bands in `Stairway' fight

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A federal appeals court on Monday restored a jury verdict that found Led Zeppelin did not steal “Stairway to Heaven." The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San...

Winfrey reversed upcoming book selection after controversy

NEW YORK (AP) — Oprah Winfrey reversed her book club selection of Kate Elizabeth Russell’s upcoming “My Dark Vanessa” after the novel was briefly the subject of online controversy, a spokeswoman confi...

Serbia president defends minister in plagiarism dispute

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia’s president has dismissed calls for the resignation of the Balkan country’s finance minister triggered by a university ruling that he plagiarized parts of the doctoral t...

KMT legislator claims Tsai plagiarized her own research

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During a hearing at the Legislative to address next year’s Ministry of Education budget, Kuomintang (KMT) legislator Apollo Chen (陳學聖) brought up the recent controve...

Tainan Arts Festival logo scrapped amid plagiarism accusation

The logo for the 2019 Tainan Arts Festival logo has been found to be a copy of the work of British illustrator Maria-Ines Gul and posters bearing the logo have been taken down after its designer admit...

1 Year: Tokyo Olympics unveil gold, silver, bronze medals

TOKYO (AP) — Gold, silver, and bronze Olympic medals were to get their first public viewing on Wednesday as Tokyo organizers marked exactly a year until the games open. Fans, sponsors and pol...

Year to go to Tokyo Games, with costs, ticket demand rising

TOKYO (AP) — The countdown for the Tokyo Olympics has hit 365 days. To mark the year-to-go mark, the gold, silver and bronze Olympic medals are to be unveiled Wednesday as part of da...

Tokyo 1-Year Out: Scandal, high costs but unrivaled demand

TOKYO (AP) — Despite scandals, rising costs and doubts about the economic payoff, the Tokyo Olympics will be a must-see event — if you can find a ticket or a hotel room — when they open in a year. ...

Principal accused of copying Kutcher speech is suspended

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia principal accused of plagiarizing Ashton Kutcher in an address to his school's graduating class has been suspended without pay for five days. ...

Biden campaign says his climate plan failed to cite sources

Joe Biden's Democratic presidential campaign amended his climate policy plan hours after it was released Tuesday because a handful of passages did not credit some of the sources in the proposal. ...

Spanish court clears Shakira, Vives of plagiarism

MADRID (AP) — A Spanish court has cleared Colombian singers Shakira and Carlos Vives of a plagiarism claim after rejecting a lawsuit brought against them by a Cuban-born singer and producer. ...

Nora Roberts sues Brazilian author, cites 'multi-plagiarism'

NEW YORK (AP) — Best-selling novelist Nora Roberts is suing a Brazilian writer for copyright infringement, alleging that Cristiane Serruya has committed "multi-plagiarism" on a "rare and scandalous" l...

Biden expected to launch presidential campaign next week

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden is expected to join the crowded 2020 Democratic presidential field next week. The decision answers one of the most significant outst...