Taking stock: UK businesses brace for no-deal Brexit

DUNSTABLE, England (AP) — Brexit has British business owners on edge — and that is great news for Lovespace, a storage and warehousing company outside London. Lovespace, which collec...

Northridge earthquake shattered Los Angeles 25 years ago

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Twenty-five years ago this week, a violent, pre-dawn earthquake shook Los Angeles from its sleep, and sunrise revealed widespread devastation, with dozens killed and $25 billion in ...

AP WAS THERE: Southern California's deadly 1994 earthquake

LOS ANGELES (AP) — This week marks 25 years since a deadly earthquake struck Southern California's densely populated San Fernando Valley. The state said at least 57 died in the magni...

UnitedHealth shares move higher on earnings beat

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — UnitedHealth is reporting that profits slipped in the fourth quarter but it still beat most expectations. The country's biggest health insurer on Tuesday posted a ...

Filipino citizens rate U.S. as a trustworthy country, China as untrustworthy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Citizens of the Philippines have rated the U.S. as a trustworthy country and China as untrustworthy in a recent survey carried out by a local public opinion polling body. ...

Record 90% of Taiwanese want to change jobs after Lunar New Year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Over 90 percent of respondents to an employment survey said they plan to change jobs after the Lunar New Year holiday, the highest percentage in the history of the poll, with t...

No winners in a govt shutdown? You haven't met Brandon Judd

WASHINGTON (AP) — Brandon Judd, president of the union that represents thousands of border patrol agents, has flipped the axiom that there are no winners in a government shutdown. Hi...

No winners in a govt shutdown? You haven't met Brandon Judd

WASHINGTON (AP) — Brandon Judd, president of the union that represents thousands of border patrol agents, has flipped the axiom that there are no winners in a government shutdown. Hi...

Taipei ranked 1st in InterNations Expat City Ranking

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taipei has been ranked 1st in quality of urban living and was in the top five for all indices in InterNations' latest Expat City Ranking. Taipei ranked No. 1 out of 72 c...

Japanese companies in UK worried over 'Hard Brexit'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Many Japanese companies are growing increasingly worried about the possibility of a “hard Brexit” if the U.K. is unable to agree to a deal with the European Un...

EU parliamentary group supports Taiwan, rejects "1 country 2 systems"

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Members of the European Parliament-Taiwan Friendship Group sent a joint letter to the European Union (EU) foreign policy chief today, saying that the people of Taiwan reje...

Average US price of gas drops 12 cents per gallon to $2.31

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline has dropped 12 cents a gallon (3.8 liters) over the past three weeks to $2.31. Industry analyst Trilby Lundb...

Some shaking felt after moderate Alaska earthquake

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A 5.0 magnitude earthquake has rattled Alaska residents through the Anchorage area and beyond. There are no immediate reports of damage or injuries after Sun...

Taiwan's employer business outlook for Q1 weakens: poll

Taipei, Jan. 12 (CNA) The business outlook for the first quarter among employers in Taiwan weakened at a time when data showed signs that the local economic recovery is slowing, according to yes123 on...

Past projects show border wall building is complex, costly

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — President Donald Trump is not giving up on his demand for $5.7 billion to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, saying a physical barrier is central to any strategy for a...