Browns' Mayfield not fueled by college rift with Cards coach

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Baker Mayfield won't forget what happened between him and Kliff Kingsbury. Some scars remain. However, it appears the Browns quarterback has forgiven one of his fo...

Iran says it's defused large cyberattack on infrastructure

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's telecommunications minister announced on Wednesday that the country has defused a massive cyberattack on unspecified “electronic infrastructure" but provided no specifics on...

Monumental statue of black man defies Confederate monuments

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A massive bronze sculpture of a young black man in a hoodie astride a horse was permanently installed Tuesday in Virginia’s capital city, not far from one of the country’s most pr...

Newspaper criticizes film's take on Olympic bombing reporter

ATLANTA (AP) — After a bomb exploded in a downtown Atlanta park midway through the 1996 Olympics, a security guard initially cast as a hero was transformed into a villain virtually overnight. More tha...

Business Highlights

___ Saudi Aramco plans $25.6B share sale in biggest ever IPO DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia's state-owned oil company Aramco is laying the groundwo...

Beckham vague about future with Browns amid 'bad' season

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Odell Beckham Jr.'s disappointing first season with the Browns isn't even over, and the star wide receiver is already making predictions about the next one. “2020’...

Indicted jail officers faced earlier excessive force claims

BALTIMORE (AP) — When a prisoner shattered glass panes in a control center at a Baltimore jail, the staff summoned a paramilitary-style tactical team to help quell the disturbance. Some inmates used p...

Timberlake apologizes to wife for ‘strong lapse in judgment’

NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Timberlake has publicly apologized to his actress-wife Jessie Biel days after he was seen holding hands with the co-star of his upcoming movie. The pop star an...

TV still influential in Taiwan election campaign: US academic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Even though the Internet and social media have gained in influence, the impact of television on the election campaign in Taiwan is still considerable, said Kharis Templema...

South Korean actor Cha In-ha dead at age 27

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — South Korean actor Cha In-ha was found dead on Tuesday (Dec. 3), making him the third South Korean star to die within the past two months. On Tuesday evening, Cha's...

Taiwan's legislature passes amendment banning disinformation about animal diseases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s legislature on Tuesday (Dec. 3) passed amendments intended to regulate e-commerce platforms selling quarantined products and to curb the spread of rumors re...

Isco again a protagonist for Real Madrid under coach Zidane

MADRID (AP) — Francisco “Isco” Alarcón and Real Madrid are back on good terms. After enduring one of his worst seasons in Madrid, Isco again has become an important piece in coach Zi...

Slow Yang charged with spurring suicide of Taiwanese diplomat in Japan with fake news

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese influencer and an internet troll have been charged with spreading fake news about the director of Taiwan's representative office in Osaka, Japan, which ult...

Taiwan presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu sues legislator over gravel excavation claims

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) had his campaign staff file a lawsuit on Monday (Dec. 2) against New Power Party (NPP) legislator Huang Kuo-chang (黃國昌)....

Hamilton says he’s flattered by Ferrari’s praise

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A laughing Lewis Hamilton did little to quash rumors of a potential move from Mercedes to Ferrari by acknowledging he was flattered by comments from the Italian ...