Four Taiwanese students injured in car accident near Grand Canyon

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Four Taiwanese students were injured, including one seriously, when their rental car veered out of the way for an animal on a road near the Grand Canyon in Arizona, report...

California arson suspect also faced arson charge in Missouri

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A man suspected of setting more than a dozen wildfires after traveling to Northern California to attend his 50th high school reunion already faced a felony arson charge in his ...

Florida grandmother picks up 3-year-old found on porch in NY

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A 3-year-old Florida boy found sleeping on a porch in Buffalo, New York, will go home with his grandmother while authorities try to determine whether his parents died in a burning...

Perfect storm of change, debt and Brexit sank Thomas Cook

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — British tour operator Thomas Cook fell victim to multiple setbacks including shifting travel habits, the rise of online booking sites, the sinking pound and even unusually ho...

After Dorian, Bahamas tackles massive clean-up

HIGH ROCK, Bahamas (AP) — Pastor Jeremiah Saunders stood in the golden afternoon sun and barely blinked as he debated what to pick out from the ruins of the church he built 22 years ago in the seaside...

Uber drivers protest, AmCham Taipei wants chief digital officer for government

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As angry Uber drivers threw eggs at the Cabinet building Wednesday (May 29), the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) in Taipei issued its annual Taiwan White Paper singl...

'Uber Clause' to be introduced in early June: MOTC

Taipei (CNA) -- Amended regulations that ban ride-hailing service Uber from running a taxi business in Taiwan while partnering with rental car companies will come into effect in early June, the Minist...

New search set for missing Joshua Tree National Park hiker

JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — A search will be renewed this weekend for a Canadian man who vanished after saying he was going on a hike in Joshua Tree National Park last summer. ...

Uber wins appeal of NT$100 million fine in Taiwan court

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Ride-hailing company Uber will not have to pay a fine of NT$100 million (US$3.2 million) as the Ministry of Transportation’s Directorate General of Highways (DGH) did not...

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. HOUSE PANEL TO FACE EMPTY CHAIR INSTEAD OF BARR The attor...

As car-sharing picks up in US, so do legislative battles

PHOENIX (AP) — When Chris Williamson was in the market for a new family car, a timely ad and conversations with a co-worker convinced him to try something out of the ordinary. He bought a BMW 3 Series...

Will cooperation pay off for would-be NYC subway bomber?

NEW YORK (AP) — When Najibullah Zazi pleaded guilty to being the ringleader in a foiled plot to bomb New York City's subway system, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said he was responsible for "one o...

Taiwan's Uber drivers protest planned changes to rental car regulations

Hundreds of Uber drivers rallied in front of the Presidential Office on Sunday to protest planned regulations that would require Uber-supported transportation services to adopt hourly or day-based far...

Whistleblower spurned by players for exposing tennis crooks

ORDINO, Andorra (AP) — As a brave whistleblower, Marco Trungelliti should be feeling good about himself. The Argentine player exposed match-fixing crooks in tennis, helped the fight against the crimin...

Rental companies protest against Taiwan measures targeting Uber

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Representatives of rental companies walked out of a hearing in Taipei Tuesday to protest against government measures designed to regulate the activities of United States ride-ha...