Court ruling could block thousands of Iowa ballot requests

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A split Iowa Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld a new Republican-backed law that could bar county elections commissioners from mailing absentee ballots to thousands of people who...

NATO to set up new space center amid China, Russia concerns

KESTER, Belgium (AP) — To a few of the locals, the top-secret, fenced-off installation on the hill is known as “the radar station.” Some folks claim to have seen mysterious Russians in the area. Over ...

Founder of UAE state-run WAM news agency dies at 78

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Ibrahim al-Abed, the founder of the United Arab Emirates' state-run WAM news agency and a pioneering media figure as the oil-rich nation grew into a regional power, ...

Photonics Festival in Taiwan: An integrated smart Industry chain

Innolux Corporation joins this exhibition to showcase its latest products. Meanwhile, Micro LED, Silicon Photonics, 5G Communication, Space Photonics and Military/Defense Photonics, plus Epidemic Prev...

Yemen's rebels say long-awaited prisoner exchange begins

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A satellite TV channel run by Yemen's Houthi rebels broadcast the start of a long-awaited prisoner exchange on Thursday between the country's warring sides, as three planes carryin...

Pennsylvania becomes a battleground over election security

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — For anxiety over voting and ballot counting in this year’s presidential election, it’s hard to top Pennsylvania. Election officials in Philadelphia, home to on...

Taiwan's new weather app can notify users 30 minutes before rainfall

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's National Science and Technology Center for Disaster Reduction (NCDR) on Tuesday (Oct. 13) launched a new mobile weather app that can notify users 30 minutes b...

Scientists return from Arctic with wealth of climate data

BERLIN (AP) — An icebreaker carrying scientists on a year-long international effort to study the high Arctic has returned to its home port in Germany carrying a wealth of data that will help researche...

North Korea holds anniversary military parade, South Korea says

North Korea held a large military parade early on Saturday to mark the 75th anniversary of the founding of its ruling Workers' Party, South Korea's military has said. North Korean state media...

North Korea may show new missiles at weekend military parade

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — For months, North Korea has been relatively uncombative, as leader Kim Jong Un grapples with the coronavirus pandemic, natural disasters and the deepening economic pain under...

Levi Strauss, United rise; DraftKings, NanoString fall

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially Wednesday: Sirius XM Holdings Inc., up 25 cents to $5.82. The satellite radio company raised its ...

The Latest: Hurricane-weary Louisiana prepares for Delta

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Delta (all times CDT): 1:20 p.m. BATON ROUGE, La. — Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards says Hurricane Delta is expected to m...

US expresses concern over China link to Cambodian base

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — The United States expressed disappointment Wednesday that Cambodia is tearing down a U.S.-funded building used for a maritime security program, and voiced concern that the ...

Thousands of students, workers protest new Indonesian law

BANDUNG, Indonesia (AP) — Thousands of Indonesian students and workers protested on Wednesday against a new law they say will cripple labor rights and harm the environment, with some clashing with pol...

Column: Surprise major champs no longer a surprise on LPGA

Sophia Popov winning the Women's British Open was a surprise in many ways. Except for one. First-time major champions — even those not among the top 50 in the world...