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Brazil prosecutors charge suspects in murder of Amazon pair

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Public prosecutors have charged three individuals with the June murder of British journalist Dom Phillips and Indigenous expert Bruno Pereira in the remote western reaches of Bra...

14 charged as Chinese company accused of stealing tech secrets from Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Taipei City prosecutors said Friday (July 15) that Chinese company Luxshare Precision Industry Ltd. had stolen business secrets from a Taiwanese firm that works with t...

Taiwan to stop China poaching tech talent via overseas subsidiaries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) is planning to prevent Chinese firms from luring away Taiwan tech talent via third territories, reports said Saturday (July 2). ...

How pro-China is the KMT now?

This is part four in a series on what Americans need to know about the KMT following Eric Chu’s visit to the U.S. and the re-opening of the KMT Washington office. Part one “What Americans ...

Brazil police: Remains found those of British journalist

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Federal police said Friday that human remains found in Brazil’s remote Amazon have been identified as belonging to British journalist Dom Phillips, who went missing almost two we...

In Bali, bird sellers help endangered mynah make a comeback

BABAHAN, Indonesia (AP) — Tossing flowing crests back and forth, three snow-white Bali mynahs share a branch, squawking and looking around with the trademark blue patches around their eyes catching su...

Taiwan raids 10 Chinese firms poaching chip engineers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Ten Chinese companies suspected of illegally poaching chip engineers were raided this week in an effort to protect Taiwan's vital semiconductor industry. The Minist...

IndyCar, teams look at solutions for labor shortage in pits

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — When Don Cusick and Beth Paretta left Indianapolis last May, they started planning a return. It took Cusick almost a full year to find an 11th-hour solution to ru...

Zimbabwe opens conference to promote sales of elephant ivory

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe has opened an international conference to try to win international support for its campaign to be allowed to sell its stockpile of seized ivory. If t...

Zimbabwe urges sale of stockpile of seized elephant ivory

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe is seeking international support to be allowed to sell its stockpile of seized ivory, saying the $600 million it expects to earn is urgently needed for the conservatio...

Step-by-step: Disney rhino gets fitted with fitness tracker

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Someone new is joining the ranks of fitness enthusiasts who monitor the number of steps they take each day with Fitbits and other fitness tracking devices. Only Helen isn't human...

Final ex-eBay employee in cyberstalking case pleads guilty

BOSTON (AP) — A former eBay Inc. executive pleaded guilty Thursday to participating in a scheme to terrorize the creators of an online newsletter that included the delivery of live spiders and other d...

Search on for poacher who killed bear, dumped it off bridge

LAGRANGE, Maine (AP) — Authorities in Maine say someone illegally killed a bear and dumped it off a bridge, and they're working with a nonprofit group to offer a reward to help find out who did it. ...

Condors soar again over Northern California coastal redwoods

REDWOOD NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — The endangered California condor returned to soar the skies over the state's far northern coast redwood forests on Tuesday for the first time in more than a centur...

3 critically endangered Sumatran tigers lost to animal traps

BANDA ACEH, Indonesia (AP) — Three critically endangered Sumatran tigers were found dead after being caught in traps on Indonesia’s Sumatra island in the latest setback for a species whose numbers are...