Paranormal investigator Lorraine Warren dies at 92

MONROE, Conn. (AP) — Paranormal investigator and author Lorraine Warren, whose decades of ghost-hunting cases alongside her late husband were the inspiration for films such as "The Conjuring" and "The...

Inspiration for Taiwan ‘Teenage Psychic’ TV drama receives IOC Women and Sport World Award

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A female baseball umpire from Taiwan has received the “2019 Women and Sport World Award” by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) at the United Nations Hea...

Brazil's #metoo moment: Spiritual guru accused of sex abuse

ABADIANIA, Brazil (AP) — For over 40 years, spiritual healer Joao Teixeira de Faria drew people from all over the world to this small city in central Brazil, offering treatment for everything from dep...

HBO Asia to film original sci-fi series in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – HBO Asia recently announced a new sci-fi original series that will be shot completely in Taiwan. The show will be entitled “Dream Raiders” (獵夢特工), and the c...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Thursday, Dec. 20, the 354th day of 2018. There are 11 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Dec. 20, ...

Judge accepts request for arrest of Brazilian healer

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Authorities say that a judge has accepted prosecutors' request for the arrest of a Brazilian faith healer after more than 300 people came forward with allegations of sexual abuse...

Brazil police to investigate spiritual healer

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Police in Brazil say a special task force will investigate accusations by 10 women that they were sexually abused by a self-styled spiritual healer at his clinic in the central-w...

Women accuse Brazilian spiritual healer of sexual abuse

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Ten women in Brazil have accused a self-styled spiritual healer of sexually abusing them at a clinic in the central-western state of Goias. The charges against ...

Pokémon GO event launches in Tainan, Taiwan today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A five-day Pokémon GO Safari Zone event kicked off in the southern Taiwanese city of Tainan at 10:30 a.m. this morning. According to an announcement by...

Law enforcement faces dilemma in assessing online threats

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Their anger is all over social media for the whole world to see, with rants about minorities, relationships gone bad or paranoid delusions about perceived slights. ...

Pokémon GO event coming to Tainan, Taiwan tomorrow

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Pokémon GO Safari Zone event is going to be held in the southern Taiwanese city of Tainan tomorrow (Nov. 1), announced the Pokémon GO Live website on ...

Pokémon GO event coming to Tainan, Taiwan next month

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Pokémon GO Safari Zone is going to be held in the southern Taiwanese city of Tainan in early November, announced the Pokémon GO Live website on Sept. ...

HBO documentary ‘The World Behind the Teenage Psychic’ to spotlight Taiwan’s supernatural culture

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – HBO Asia announced Aug. 29 plans to film a documentary based on “The Teenage Psychic” (通靈少女) – an original series that featured an all-Taiwanese cast and...

Stormy Daniels drops out of UK reality show at last minute

LONDON (AP) — Stormy Daniels, the adult film actress and nemesis of U.S. President Donald Trump, has pulled out of a British reality-TV show at the last minute after a dispute with producers. ...

Nintendo News: The YO-KAI WATCH Series is Back with Two New Co-op Action Games

REDMOND, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 28, 2018--On Sept. 7, two new games in the YO-KAI WATCH series are coming to the Nintendo 3DS family of systems. And these new YO-KAI WATCH games are unlike anythi...