Wells Fargo to pay $3B to resolve probes into fake accounts

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Wells Fargo agreed Friday to pay $3 billion to settle criminal and civil investigations into a long-running practice whereby company employees opened millions of unauthorized bank a...

Stress, rumors, even violence: Virus fear goes viral

TOKYO (AP) — You might have heard that the fear of a new virus from China is spreading faster than the actual virus. From earnest officials trying to calm a building panic. From you...

China could face locust plague, Taiwan unlikely to fall victim

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As China deals with the expanding Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, a locust plague which has decimated agriculture in East Africa could make its way toward the East ...

Hong Kong eateries turn away Mandarin-speaking customers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Wuhan virus outbreak has exacerbated the divide between China and Hong Kong, as a growing number of businesses in the autonomous territory join the ranks of those deny...

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

App Store Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Plague Inc., Ndemic Creations 2. TouchRetouch, ADVA Soft GmbH 3. Minecraft, Mojang ...

Sanders calls for unity, but his supporters have other ideas

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — When Bernie Sanders addresses throngs of supporters who gather at his rallies, the divisions that plague the Democratic Party can feel far away. The Vermont senator speaks of...

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Plague Inc. Ndemic, Creations 2. TouchRetouch, ADVA Soft GmbH 3. Minecraft, Mojang 4. Bloons TD 6, Ninj...

New documentary cloaks anonymous sources in 'face doubles'

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — In documentaries, anonymous sources have often been reduced to a shadowy, voice-distorted figure — or worse, a pixelated blur. But a new documentary premiering Sunday at the Sun...

China's Wuhan becomes 'Zombie Town', desperate for medical resources after lockdown

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the outbreak of the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) continues to plague Wuhan, China, the whole city is falling into chaos and panic because of insufficient medical ...

China virus outbreak may wallop economy, financial markets

BANGKOK (AP) — News that a new virus that has afflicted hundreds of people in central China can spread between humans has rattled financial markets and raised concern it might wallop the economy just ...

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

App Store Official Charts for the week ending January 19, 2020: Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. TouchRetouch, Adva-Soft 2. Minecraft, Mojang ...

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1 TouchRetouch, Adva-Soft 2 Minecraft, Mojang 3 Bloons TD 6, Ninja Kiwi 4 Plague Inc., Ndemic Creations ...

Democracy prevails in Taiwan

After a year of extensive and grueling political contention, Tsai Ing-wen of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has won the presidency for a second term, garnering 57.1 percent of the vote, while ...

The top 10 Apps on the iTunes Store

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store for week ending January 5, 2020: Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft, Mojang 2. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. ...

Africa starts 2020 battling extremism, Ebola and hunger

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A tragic airline crash with far-reaching consequences, cataclysmic cyclones that may be a harbinger of the future, the death of an African icon and a new leader who won the Nobel P...