Prosecutor: Arizona border activist tried to hide migrants

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A border activist facing charges of harboring immigrants tried to hide two Central American men at a camp in southern Arizona and signaled directions that would help them avoid a ...

Hiker who went missing in S Taiwan says ‘ghost couple’ saved him

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese hiker who went missing for 10 days and was found by indigenous villagers on Wednesday morning (Nov. 20) claimed that he had been guided by a ghost couple he me...

Avalanche traps 8 Indian soldiers on Himalayan glacier

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — The Indian army says an avalanche has hit one of its posts on a Himalayan glacier in the disputed Kashmir region and that at least eight soldiers are trapped under snow. ...

Search and rescue dog teams in Taiwan pass international certification

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Six search and rescue dog teams from Taiwan have passed certification exams in the 2019 Mission and Readiness Test (MRT) Asia hosted by the National Fire Agency. Teams ...

The Latest: Bodies of 5 migrants pulled from sea in Canaries

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the influx of migrants into Europe (all times local): 2:05 p.m. Emergency services in Spain's Canary Islands say they have pulled the ...

EU readies to pay Turkey to boost coast guard

BRUSSELS (AP) — A senior European Union official says the bloc is ready to pay Turkey tens of millions of euros to bolster its coast guard, as more migrants leave the country and try to enter Europe v...

Review: Martin Cruz Smith's latest novel disappoints

"The Siberian Dilemma: An Arkay Renko Novel," Simon & Schuster, by Martin Cruz Smith It's been 38 years since Martin Cruz Smith's "Gorky Park" was released, introducing readers t...

2-year-old falls to his death through gap in central Taiwan bridge

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A two-year-old boy plummeted to his death after slipping through a gap in the fencing on a suspension bridge in central Taiwan on Sunday (Nov. 3). On Sunday afternoon, ...

UNHCR probes Libya-Malta interception in migrant rescue

ROME (AP) — The U.N. refugee agency is investigating why Malta last week allegedly asked the Libyan coast guard to intercept a migrant boat in a zone of the Mediterranean under Maltese responsibility,...

North Carolina airport: Radar contact lost with small plane

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Raleigh-Durham International Airport says a small plane approaching that airport was lost on radar and the airport was briefly closed while fire and rescue units responded. ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, Oct. 12, the 285th day of 2019. There are 80 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 12, ...

Aid ship captain slams EU for outsourcing migrant rescues

BRUSSELS (AP) — The captain of a humanitarian rescue ship who was arrested for docking in an Italian port without authorization is taking aim at the European Union for outsourcing the handling of desp...

Canadian ski cross racer dies after mountain bike accident

SQUAMISH, British Columbia (AP) — Canadian ski cross racer Mikayla Martin died Tuesday after a mountain bike accident in her hometown of Squamish. The 22-year-old Martin, the winner ...

Fishing boat owner mourns deaths of foreign crew in Taiwan bridge collapse, prays for survivors

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwanese owner of the three fishing boats that were crushed when a suspension bridge suddenly collapsed on Tuesday expressed his sadness over the loss of crew members...

Update: 6 Filipino, Indonesian workers perish after NE Taiwan bridge collapse

Update: 10/03 12:40 p.m. At 11 a.m. on Thursday (Oct. 3), the body of the sixth and final missing fisherman was found. The Manila Economic and Cultural Office (MECO) Labor Center identified the dec...