South Korean professor ordered to pay NT$800,000 in damages for sexually harassing Taiwanese students

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A South Korean professor at National Chengchi University (NCCU), who was convicted of sexual harassment last year, has been ordered to pay a fine of NT$800,000 (US$26,000)...

Local union leaders send Fiat Chrysler contract to members

DETROIT (AP) — Union leaders from Fiat Chrysler factories are sending a new four-year contract to a membership vote. The 47,000 members of the United Auto Workers union at the compa...

North Macedonia: Businessman sentenced in extortion scandal

SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — A court in North Macedonia has sentenced a local businessman to three years in prison over an extortion scandal involving a former special prosecutor who is also being c...

Taiwan president's security agent joins Han Kuo-yu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s National Security Bureau (NBS) has dismissed as “pure speculation” media reports that questioned whether a former security agent of President Ts...

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...

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Today in History Today is Wednesday, Dec. 4, the 338th day of 2019. There are 27 days left in the year. Today's Highlights in History: On Dec. 4, ...

No. 1 Louisville tops No. 4 Michigan 58-43 in Challenge

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Jordan Nwora had 22 points and 12 rebounds, and top-ranked Louisville held No. 4 Michigan to a season-low 26% shooting mark for a 58-43 victory Tuesday night in the Big Ten/ACC ...

No. 1 Louisville tops No. 4 Michigan 58-43 in Challenge

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Jordan Nwora had 22 points and 12 rebounds, and top-ranked Louisville held No. 4 Michigan to a season-low 26% shooting mark for a 58-43 victory Tuesday night in the Big Ten/ACC ...

German authorities search Volkswagen offices in diesel probe

BERLIN (AP) — German authorities have searched Volkswagen offices as part of their investigation into the automaker’s manipulation of diesel emission tests to defeat environmental regulations. ...

FIFA bans 3rd Afghan soccer official in sexual abuse scandal

ZURICH (AP) — FIFA has banned a third Afghanistan soccer official implicated in a sexual abuse scandal alleged by women’s national team players. FIFA says its ethics committee judges...

Malaysia’s ex-leader Najib begins defense in graft trial

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has started his defense in his first corruption trial linked to the multibillion-dollar looting of the 1MDB state invest...

Business Highlights

___ Brazil's Bolsonaro under fire after Trump slaps tariffs SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's U.S.-focused foreign policy efforts have suffered ...

UAW bolsters financial controls after embezzlement scandal

DETROIT (AP) — The United Auto Workers union has replaced its auditing firm, added four internal auditors and hired a big accounting firm to study its financial controls in an effort to prevent a repe...

Prince Andrew’s accuser asks UK public for support

LONDON (AP) — The woman who says she was a trafficking victim made to have sex with Prince Andrew when she was 17 is asking the British public to support her quest for justice. Virgi...

Nissan new CEO reaffirms alliance, promises revival

TOKYO (AP) — Nissan’s new chief executive Makoto Uchida has reaffirmed the importance of the Japanese automaker’s alliance with Renault as it strives to puts its financial scandals behind it. ...