Taipei Universiade is ready to roll tonight!

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei 2017 Summer Universiade kicks off officially on Saturday as the opening ceremony starts at 7 pm at Taipei Stadium, which is anticipated to gather over...

Fear, resolve and more security at Charlottesville's temple

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — For Diane Gartner Hillman, the new reality of being Jewish in Charlottesville sunk in when she had to leave Congregation Beth Israel through the back door. On any...

With betting and $200K for winner, online World Cup pays

LONDON (AP) — In the days after Neymar's world-record transfer, Paris Saint-Germain was wrapping up another ground-breaking signing. One less costly and lacking the Brazilian's fanfare. ...

Ousted Venezuela prosecutor ties exit to investigation

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Venezuela's ousted chief prosecutor has told the region's other prosecutors that President Nicholas Maduro removed her to stop a probe linking him and his inner circle to nearly $10...

Tech companies continue efforts to banish extremist accounts

NEW YORK (AP) — Tech companies' efforts to banish extremist groups and individuals are continuing as a social network popular with extremists disappeared from Google's Android app store. ...

What major tech companies are doing on hate groups

NEW YORK (AP) — Major companies such as Google, Facebook and PayPal are banishing a growing cadre of extremist groups and individuals in the wake of the deadly clash at a white-nationalist rally last ...

Turner is latest to plan sports streaming service

NEW YORK (AP) — Turner Sports is the latest TV company to announce a sports streaming service as traditional television companies chase millennial audiences. The service has signed u...

Live broadcast on mobile messaging giant LINE now available

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Instant messaging software LINE released its new live broadcasting feature to users worldwide on Thursday. LINE users who have updated their app to the latest version o...

Anti-Chinese investment ad by local news show draws NCC warning

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan National Communications Commission (NCC) administered a warning against the FTV News channel (民視新聞台) for interrupting a news segment with unapproved messag...

Markets Right Now: US stocks open slightly higher

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are opening modestly higher on Wall Street, led again by gains i...

Business Highlights

___ Top Fed official tells AP: Bond portfolio could shrink soon NEW YORK (AP) — A top Federal Reserve official is suggesting that the Fed will likely announce next ...

Neff, Target surge, while Newmont Mining dips

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Monday: Neff Corp., up $4.15 to $26 The equipment rental company Neff said it received a buyout of...

Music service Pandora names Dish streaming exec Lynch as CEO

NEW YORK (AP) — Music service Pandora has named Roger Lynch, the head of Dish's streaming video service, as its CEO as it wrestles with competition from Spotify and other newer music apps. ...

AP Exclusive: 'Despacito' video not submitted for MTV VMAs

NEW YORK (AP) — Surprised the video for "Despacito" — YouTube's most viewed clip of all-time — didn't earn any nominations at the MTV Video Music Awards? MTV says it's because the video was never subm...

'Scandal' creator Shonda Rhimes making new shows for Netflix

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Shonda Rhimes, the creator of popular television series such as "Scandal" and "Grey's Anatomy," has signed a deal to make new shows for Netflix. The streaming serv...