To save rural hospitals, Georgia requires classes for CEOs

ATLANTA (AP) — Like many other rural hospitals across the country, Taylor Regional in the small town of Hawkinsville, Georgia, had gone through years of financial troubles. When it a...

Taiwan completes first pin piles assembly for offshore wind turbines

A ceremony to mark the completion of Taiwan's first underwater pin piles assembly for its offshore wind turbines was held at the port in Bali District, New Taipei, on Saturday. Speaking at the ...

Post-war Liberians are demanding better mental health care

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — More than a decade after back-to-back civil wars ravaged Liberia its people still await justice for countless abuses, and many say the lack of accountability is worsening a me...

Louisiana's Democratic governor reaching for primary win

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards fought Saturday to hang on to a rare Democratic governorship in Deep South Trump territory against a national GOP offensive aimed at forcing him...

Fastenal surges ; Wendy's, SAP rise

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Friday. Fastenal Co., up $5.32 to $36.34 The maker of industrial and construction fasteners rep...

Uber to acquire food delivery service Cornershop

Ride-hailing service Uber is acquiring Cornershop as it tries to gain a foothold in the Latin American grocery delivery business. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed. ...

Stocks rally on hopes for a breakthrough in trade talks

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks rallied in early trading Friday, erasing their losses for the week, as investors hope for a breakthrough in the U.S.-China trade war. President Donald Trump ga...

China accuses Apple of aiding Hong Kong protests with tracking app

The Chinese Communist Party's main newspaper criticized Apple for a smartphone app that allows activists to report and track police movements in Hong Kong. The People's Daily said on Wednes...

Taiwan mulls tax exemption for book publishers to save brick-and-mortar bookstores

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwanese government is considering a business tax exemption for the publishing industry as its latest measure to save brick-and-mortar bookstores on the island. Mi...

New Taipei Pokémon GO Safari Zone sees 890,000 visitors, rakes in NT$2 billion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Over the course of the four-day Pokémon GO Safari Zone, which ended on Sunday (Oct. 6), New Taipei City saw 890,000 trainers, and local businesses raked in an estim...

Taiwan's HTC reports 1st annualized rise in sales in over 2 years

HTC Corp., a Taiwan-based smartphone brand, which has entered the global virtual reality business, reported the first year-on-year increase in sales for September in more than two years. In a state...

Watchdog: Treasury's actions on Trump taxes being probed

WASHINGTON (AP) — An internal watchdog has started investigating the Treasury Department's actions in handling Congress' request for President Donald Trump's tax returns in a long-running legal battle...

New International Swimming League debuts with cash prizes

The International Swimming League debuts this weekend, with some of the sport's biggest names competing for cash prizes in a team format that culminates in a splashy finale in Las Vegas. ...

Rylan defiant in face of detractors as NWHL opens 5th season

National Women's Hockey League founder and commissioner Dani Rylan has a blunt message for her detractors in preparing to open her fifth season. "We're not going anywhere. We're just...

PepsiCo and Meet Group advance while Tesla and GoPro slip

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Thursday. PepsiCo Inc., up $3.99 to $137.93 The food and beverage company gave investors an upb...