Taiwan issues red travel advisory for Chinese province of Hubei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Travelers were advised not to visit the Chinese province of Hubei after the Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) upgraded the warning level for that region to red Tuesday (Jan. ...

Taipei 101 disappears as China dust storm attacks Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As a monstrous dust storm descends on Taiwan, "red" pollution alerts have been issued at weather stations across northern Taiwan, and visibility has become so po...

Monster China dust storm triggers red pollution alerts in N. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As a massive dust storm from China begins to descend on Taiwan, over a dozen air quality monitoring stations in the north of the country and on outlying islands showed &qu...

Taiwan to adopt color-coded alert system for cold weather

Starting November, a user friendly color-coded alert system will be introduced to warn of low temperatures across Taiwan, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said Friday. There will be yellow, orange ...

Red alert: Broncos, Colts prepare for test of strengths

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis has been red hot when it comes to scoring inside the 20-yard line. The Denver Broncos have been incredibly proficient protecting the red zone. ...

Red alert: US player sent off as England win 45-7

KOBE, Japan (AP) — England pummeled the United States 45-7 at the Rugby World Cup on Thursday, winning with seven tries to one against an American team that was already out of it when an Eagle was sen...

Southeast Spain facing heaviest rainfall in over a century

MADRID (AP) — A large area of southeast Spain is on red alert as the region reels from the heaviest rainfall in more than a century. The Spanish weather service AEMET is predicting u...

South Korea issues travel warning for Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – South Korea’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued a Level 1 Blue Alert for travel to Hong Kong after police fired live ammunition for the first time on Sunday (Aug. 2...

Blood banks across Taiwan running low, donations needed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- According to the Taiwan Blood Services Foundation (血液基金會), blood banks in the Taipei region are running critically low on type A blood for patients in need of transfusions. ...

The Latest: French railway warns against travel due to heat

BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on Europe's heat wave (all times local): 6:50 p.m. France's national railway is urging passengers to delay or cancel travel around Paris an...

TV weatherman who called out his employer is fired

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois broadcast meteorologist who was taken off television after criticizing an unpopular "Code Red" weather alert system has been fired, his former employer confirmed. ...

'Code Red' weather alert ditched after meteorologist's knock

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A popular meteorologist has been absent from local television newscasts since criticizing a corporate weather-alert brand last week, prompting an advertising boycott, social m...

Mexico raises alert level at Popocatepetl volcano

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican authorities have raised the alert level for the Popocatepetl volcano to the highest level short of an emergency. The country's disaster prevention agency s...

The Latest: UK minister acknowledges possible Brexit delay

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 11:55 a.m. A key member of U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May's government has acknowledged that Britain's exit f...

UK carmakers issue stark warning on Brexit

LONDON (AP) — Britain's carmakers have issued a stark warning about Brexit's impact on the industry, warning that two-thirds of the country's production is at risk if the U.K. leaves the European Unio...