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Taiwan Statebuilding Party legislator loses recall

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Statebuilding Party (TSP) legislator Chen Po-wei (陳柏惟) lost his seat in a recall vote backed by the opposition Kuomintang (KMT) Saturday (Oct. 23). The campaign ...

Recall election for Taiwan Statebuilding Party legislator concludes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The vote to remove Taiwan State Building Party Legislator Chen Po-wei (陳柏惟) that got underway Saturday morning (Oct. 23) has now concluded and the results are expected at ...

Aromatherapy spray linked to US deaths faces recall

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials may have solved the mystery of how four people in different states came down with a serious tropical disease even though none had traveled internationally: an aro...

On Nov. 1, no GM plants will be closed due to chip shortage

DETROIT (AP) — For the first time in eight months, the global shortage of computer chips won’t force General Motors to close any North American factories. The company said Friday tha...

Letter to Editor: Taiwan's recall vote against Chen Po-wei should cause concern

Ever since the Kuomintang's (KMT) former Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) lost his job after being voted out by nearly 940,000 recall votes, his supporters, collectively known as "Han Fans,&q...

California plan to ban community oil drilling far from final

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Environmental groups were cautiously optimistic about California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s proposal to ban new oil and gas wells within 3,200 feet of schools and homes, but the oil...

California proposes new oil drilling ban near neighborhoods

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's oil and gas regulator on Thursday proposed that the state ban new oil and gas drilling within 3,200 feet of schools, homes and hospitals to protect public health...

Slumping Seahawks host rested Saints in key NFC matchup

SEATTLE (AP) — Pete Carroll does not want the story written yet, because if it were, the story would say the Seattle Seahawks are faltering at a level rarely seen over the past decade. ...

Volvo adds 195,000 vehicles to recall for dangerous air bags

DETROIT (AP) — Volvo is recalling another 195,000 vehicles in the U.S. because the front driver's air bags could explode and send shrapnel into the cabin. It's the company's third U....

Tesla hits record profit despite parts shortage, ship delays

DETROIT (AP) — Record electric vehicle sales last summer amid a shortage of computer chips and other materials propelled Tesla Inc. to the biggest quarterly net earnings in its history. ...

Review: Denis Villeneuve's doom-laden, dynamite 'Dune'

A cool wind sweeps through the sands of “Dune,” Denis Villeneuve’s chilly, majestic adaptation of Frank Herbert’s classic 1965 science-fiction novel. Hot as it may be on Arrakis, the...

Former Calif. regulator tapped to run highway safety agency

DETROIT (AP) — A former California pollution regulator is being nominated to run the nation's highway safety agency. President Joe Biden on Tuesday announced his intention to nomina...

Colin Powell had mixed legacy among some African Americans

DETROIT (AP) — As an American leader, Colin Powell’s credentials were impeccable: He was national security adviser, chairman of the Joint Chiefs and secretary of state. But his legacy as the first Bla...

UK Parliament honors lawmaker slain at constituents' meeting

LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Boris Johnson led a somber British Parliament on Monday in honoring the Conservative lawmaker stabbed to death as he met constituents at a church hall, an attack that has ...

European shares dip on inflation worries, weak China data

European shares opened lower on Monday, as surging commodity prices added to fears around a burgeoning energy crisis, while weak data from China kept concerns around slowing economic growth alive. ...