[Taiwan Presidential Election] Han: ‘phoenixes and chickens’ misinterpreted

Han Kuo-yu (Chinese Nationalist Party [KMT] presidential nominee) [ Chinese version ] [ ‘Phoenixes and chickens’ misinterpreted] Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu has drawn criticism over his...

Taiwan Presidential Election 2020 (127 days left):Tidbits from Aug. 26 to Sept. 4, 2019

Taiwan Presidential Election 2020 (127 days left):Tidbits from Aug. 26 to Sept. 4, 2019 Last updated: (GMT+8) 19:50 Sept. 5, 2019 Election Tidbits about Tsai Ing-wen, Han Kuo-yu, Ko Wen-je, and ...

Last legal brothel in Yilan, Taiwan closes doors

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The last legal brothel in northeastern Taiwan's Yilan County has closed its doors after its owner died and the police revoked its license. Pine Moon House (松月屋), which i...

HK police fire tear gas as protests take violent turn again

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong protesters threw bricks and gasoline bombs at police, who responded with tear gas, as chaotic scenes returned to the summer-long anti-government protests on Saturday f...

Hong Kong protesters form human chains to call for democracy

Supporters of Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement lined the streets and part of the city's harbor front Friday, inspired by a human chain in a historic Baltic states protest against Soviet cont...

Autopsy of Epstein performed, but details yet to be released

NEW YORK (AP) — The details of how Jeffrey Epstein died in his Manhattan jail cell over the weekend have yet to be released, but medical officials have performed an autopsy on the high-profile i...

Epstein dies in the dark, but abuse investigation carries on

NEW YORK (AP) — Jeffrey Epstein died of an apparent suicide in his jail cell, now prompting an additional federal investigation into his death along with one already examining allegations of sex...

The Latest: Attorney: Alleged R. Kelly victim not prostitute

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on new charges filed in Minnesota against R&B singer R. Kelly (all times local): 3:15 p.m. Attorney Gloria Allred says she's repre...

R. Kelly faces 2 new charges in Minnesota in 2001 allegation

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota authorities are charging singer R. Kelly with two counts of prostitution and solicitation involving a girl under 18 for an alleged incident in 2001. Henn...

Work release program suspended during Epstein investigation

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A Florida sheriff has suspended a work release program that allowed Jeffrey Epstein to visit his office while staying at the county jail a decade ago. Pa...

Jeffrey Epstein set to return to court in sex abuse case

NEW YORK (AP) — Wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein is set to return to court Wednesday to face sex trafficking charges just days after he was found injured in his cell. U.S. District ...

The Latest: Lawmaker wants probe of Epstein's work release

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on sex trafficking charges against financier Jeffrey Epstein (all times local): 11 a.m. A Florida state senator is asking Go...

Financier Jeffrey Epstein appeals bail denial decision

NEW YORK (AP) — Lawyers for financier Jeffrey Epstein are appealing a judge's decision to keep him behind bars until a trial on sex trafficking charges. The notice of appeal, dated M...

Review: 'Elvis in Vegas' is a gem of pop culture history

"Elvis in Vegas: How the King Reinvented the Las Vegas Show" (Simon & Schuster), by Richard Zoglin For the King of Rock 'n' Roll, the 1960s was a slow-moving abdication. ...

Florida sheriff to investigate Epstein's time outside jail

MIAMI (AP) — A Florida sheriff launched an internal investigation Friday into wealthy financer Jeffrey Epstein's time spent out of jail after he was convicted of sexually abusing underage girls. ...