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EXPLAINER: Guns on movie sets: How does that work?

Cinematographer Halyna Hutchins died Thursday after a prop firearm that actor Alec Baldwin was holding discharged on the New Mexico set of “Rust.” Director Joel Souza was also hit and injured but has...

US intel warns China could dominate advanced technologies

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials issued new warnings Friday about China’s ambitions in artificial intelligence and a range of advanced technologies that could eventually give Beijing a decisive milita...

Militant group ends hunger strike in Israeli prisons

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — A Palestinian militant group called off a hunger strike among dozens of prisoners held by Israel after nine days on Friday, saying its demands had been met. An Israeli offic...

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...

NCKU, Yi Tzai Association discuss strategic digitizing and sustainability in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) joined the Yi Tzai Association (YTA) in holding a forum entitled “NCKU YTA Industry Development Map” on Thursday (Oct...

Mizzou suspends fraternity activities after hospitalization

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — The University of Missouri-Columbia has suspended all fraternity activities after an alcohol-filled party ended with a freshman being taken to a hospital. An ini...

NTSB: Driver was behind wheel at time of Texas Tesla crash

DETROIT (AP) — A driver was behind the wheel when a Tesla electric car crashed and burned last April near Houston, killing two men, neither of whom was found in the driver's seat. Th...

Bybit Wins the Most Transparent Exchange at Crypto Expo Dubai 2021

DUBAI, UAE - Media OutReach - 21 October 2021 - Bybit, one of the world's fastest growing cryptocurrency exchanges, has clinched the "Most Transparent Exchange" award at Crypto Expo Dubai (CED) Awa...

Taiwan hopes Japan can take lead to discuss CPTPP bid

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As chair of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) trade group, Japan should take the lead in handling Taiwan’s applicatio...

China boots Caixin financial news from approved media list

BEIJING (AP) — China’s leading financial magazine has been dropped from an official list of outlets websites can republish, reducing the exposure of a rare independent voice as the authorities tighten...

Council of Agriculture relaxes eating ban on Taiwan recreational fishing vessels

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Council of Agriculture’s Fisheries Department has decided to relax the eating ban for recreational fishing vessels. In principle, food and drink are still pro...

Taiwan man punches Hi-Life customer, clerk for asking him to wear mask

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Video surfaced on Wednesday (Oct. 20) showing an irate man throwing punches at both a customer and a clerk inside a convenience store in north Taiwan after he was asked to...

Victims of the 2018 Parkland, Florida, high school massacre

Nikolas Cruz pleaded guilty to murder on Wednesday in the 2018 shooting massacre that left 17 people dead at a high school in Parkland, Florida. Here are the victims: ALYSSA ALHADEFF...

UN urges leaders in central Africa to help end conflicts

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council urged leaders in central Africa’s Great Lakes region Wednesday to seize the momentum of recent positive political developments to make progress toward e...

Russia puts Navalny's ally Lyubov Sobol on wanted list

Lyubov Sobol, a prominent ally of Kremlin critic and opposition politician Alexie Navalny, has been placed on a wanted list in Russia, according to multiple media reports on Wednesday. The 34-year-ol...