Shutdown hits home for Trump; he lives in government housing

WASHINGTON (AP) — The partial government shutdown is hitting home for President Donald Trump in a very personal way. He lives in government-run housing, after all. Just 21 of the rou...

Bayern veteran Franck Ribery injured in training game

MUNICH (AP) — Bayern Munich winger Franck Ribery has been ruled out indefinitely after picking up a thigh injury in an internal training game. The Bavarian club says Ribery tore musc...

Ribery's presumed farewell proving difficult for Bayern

BERLIN (AP) — Franck Ribery's presumed farewell season at Bayern Munich is proving to be a difficult one. The 35-year-old French winger, whose contract is up at the end of the season...

Bayern fines Ribery for offense after gold-leaf steak furor

BERLIN (AP) — Bayern Munich has fined winger Franck Ribery for posting expletives and insults on social media after receiving criticism online for posting a video of being served a gold-leaf steak. ...

Reed wants something for everyone at Masters dinner

KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — Patrick Reed, who says he can't please everybody, is sure going to try when he hosts the dinner for Masters champions in April. His menu starts with ribeye ste...

Smith-Schuster goes from promise to regret

JuJu Smith-Schuster began Week 16 with a promise to tough it out for all those fantasy football owners trying to win their league championships. He ended it with an apology for a mistake that might ha...

Man tries to 'barbecue' steak knife on Taipei MRT

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A man horrified passengers yesterday afternoon (Dec. 19) when he took out a steak knife and held a lighter to it in an attempt to "barbecue" (燒烤) it while nearing the...

Wowprime to close two brand restaurants

Wowprime Corp., one of Taiwan's leading restaurant chain operators, said Friday it will shelve two of its brand restaurants by the end of this year, expecting to book one-time losses of under NT$2...

Top Christmas dining options in Taipei in 2018

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- For those who long to enjoy a Christmas dinner this year in Taipei, Taiwan News has created a list of restaurants, bars and hotels that offer either dine in opportunities or tu...

Text of George W Bush's eulogy for George HW Bush

Remarks by former President George W. Bush at the state funeral service for his father, former President George H. W Bush, as provided by the George W. Bush's office: Distinguished G...

USA Hockey's Jack Hughes expected No. 1 pick in NHL draft

PLYMOUTH, Mich. (AP) — Jack Hughes draws a crowd. Detroit general manager Ken Holland and former Red Wing star Steve Yzerman chatted during the first intermission of one of Hughes' r...

Things to Know about George H.W. Bush

HOUSTON (AP) — George H.W. Bush was largely known for his work in public office, from his time as a Texas congressman and CIA director to his years in the White House as president and Ronald Reagan's ...

Top Thanksgiving dining options in Taipei for 2018

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- For those who long to enjoy a Thanksgiving dinner this year, including turkey with all the fixings in Taipei, Taiwan News has created a list of restaurants and hotels that offe...

Chinese tourists skip paying NT$9,229 bill in Taipei restaurant 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A group of 12 Chinese tourists left a hotpot restaurant in Taipei without paying the NT$9,229 (US$298) bill on Friday (Nov. 16), reported Apple Daily. A group of 12 tou...

Months after California wildfire, pets and owners reunited

Embers falling on their heads, Venesa Rhodes and her husband had seconds to rush their two beloved cats into their SUV before a wildfire last summer would overtake them all. One cat ...