Three American military planes fly past Taiwan: MND

Three United States military aircraft flew close to Taiwan early Wednesday, two days after Chinese military planes crossed into Taiwan airspace, according to the Ministry of National Defense (MND). ...

Vice President-elect William Lai’s US solo trip drives Taiwan forward

Vice President-elect William Lai became a hot property during his stay in the United States in February. He visited the country in the capacity of a private citizen, but was invited by Ambassador at L...

Sell, manage or status quo? Report out on SC public utility

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina could pay off billions in debt and end uncertainty over lawsuits if it sells its state-owned utility, Santee Cooper, but the move would cost ratepayers more money ...

Baylor strengthens hold on No. 1 in AP Top 25 poll

Baylor has strengthened its hold on No. 1 in the AP Top 25 men’s college basketball poll. The Bears received 49 of 65 first-place votes in Monday’s poll to stay comfortably ahead of ...

Democrats focus on unity as tensions from 2016 linger

NORTH LIBERTY, Iowa (AP) — Democratic presidential candidates promised voters in Iowa on Saturday they would unify the party to take on President Donald Trump even as they kept up their criticism of e...

Post-Brexit talks gear up for fish fight between EU, UK

KILKEEL, Northern Ireland (AP) — When it comes to U.K.-European Union relations, there's nothing like slapping a fish around. After all, both sides have been contesting who rules their waves practica...

Israel headed for clash with ICC over West Bank settlements

JERUSALEM (AP) — Emboldened by a supportive White House, Israel appears to be barreling toward a showdown with the international community over its half-century-old settlement enterprise in the West B...

Britain's EU Journey: When Brexit won the battle of Europe

LONDON (AP) — Britain officially leaves the European Union on Friday after a debilitating political period that has bitterly divided the nation since the 2016 Brexit referendum. Dif...

Spanish league head takes on FIFA over expanding club event

LONDON (AP) — FIFA’s determination to have a bigger role in club football worldwide is troubling the head of the Spanish league. Javier Tebas, president of La Liga, fears FIFA expand...

AP FACT CHECK: Distortion in Trump's impeachment defense

WASHINGTON (AP) — In his first formal response to impeachment charges, President Donald Trump misrepresented the testimony of a key witness who described an exchange of favors in the Ukraine matter. ...

MAC criticizes Beijing for unrealistic policy toward Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan’s Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) has restated the country’s firm opposition to the proposed “one country, two systems” model while criticizing Bei...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's compulsive claims of 'biggest' ever

WASHINGTON (AP) — Size matters to President Donald Trump. So much that he exaggerates continually, sometimes spectacularly, the size of what he does. Just as his tax cuts are far fro...

Chicago Cubs keeping options open with season on the horizon

CHICAGO (AP) — When it comes to Kris Bryant, or any other Chicago Cubs star on the precipice of free agency, president of baseball operations Theo Epstein is hoping for the best. He ...

Tsai says Taiwan is already independent, China invasion 'very costly'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Fresh off of her landslide election win, Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) told the BBC that China needs to needs to face the "reality" that Taiwan is alrea...

Taiwan deserves respect from China: Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Fresh off of her landslide election win, Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) told the BBC that Taiwan is already an independent country and that China needs to face &qu...