Saudi student opens fire at Florida Naval base, killing 3

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — U.S. officials investigating the deadly attack by a Saudi aviation student at a naval air station in Florida were working Saturday to determine whether it was...

Art installation in S. Taiwan recognized at 2019 Landscape Awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — "Greetings from the Whale," a public art piece in Tainan, has received honorable mention in the Special Themes category at the 2019 Taiwan Landscape Awards after...

Police chief shot in central Mexico city of Cuernavaca

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Armed attackers shot to death the acting police chief in the central Mexico city of Cuernavaca, a once-tranquil tourist destination just south of Mexico City, city officials said Fr...

‘Sportswashing’ fears dog Ruiz-Joshua fight in Saudi Arabia

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — In one part of Riyadh, two of the world’s most high-profile boxers squared off at a weigh-in outside a 5-star hotel ahead of the first heavyweight title fight to take place...

Rwanda opposition leader says she was barred from traveling

KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — A prominent Rwandan opposition leader said Friday that authorities barred her from leaving the East African nation this week to receive a human rights award in Spain. ...

Active shooter killed at Naval Air Station Pensacola

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say an active shooter is dead after opening fire on multiple people Friday at the Naval Air Station in Pensacola. Escambia Sheriff's spokeswoman A...

Former Taiwan ally El Salvador signs 'gigantic' infrastructure deal with China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's former diplomatic ally El Salvador announced on Tuesday (Dec. 3) that it has signed a "gigantic" infrastructure deal with China, for an undisclosed ...

Judge rules 1851 law doesn’t apply in Missouri boat case

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that an 1851 maritime law does not protect a company from making payments to families of people aboard a tourist boat that sank on a Missouri lake, ki...

Flood at famed Arizona waterfalls sends tourists scrambling

SUPAI, Ariz. (AP) — A popular tourist spot deep in a gorge off the Grand Canyon known for its blue-green waterfalls will make repairs after heavy flooding over the Thanksgiving weekend sent tourists s...

ABC Puerto Rico producer drowns as high surf hits island

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Authorities say a television producer for ABC Puerto Rico has drowned in the U.S. territory. Police on Monday identified her as 48-year-old Sara Arroyo R...

Pokémon GO association to be set up in Taiwan’s Penghu to boost tourism

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The outlying islands of Penghu will see the establishment of a Pokémon GO association that is set to lure more visitors to the already popular Taiwanese tourist des...

Ballroom dancers say immigration clampdown hurting business

ORANGE, Conn. (AP) — When no Americans replied to her multiple help-wanted ads for a dance instructor, Connecticut studio owner Chris Sabourin looked overseas for a qualified candidate. But she was st...

Taiwanese trekker dies in Nepal: MOFA

A Taiwanese national died in Nepal on Saturday following a trekking excursion in the country, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) confirmed Sunday. MOFA spokeswoman Joanne Ou (歐江安) made the conf...

Officials: More than 20 killed in northern Tunisia bus crash

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisia’s Interior Ministry says a bus has crashed killing more than 20 passengers in the Amdoun region of the country’s north. The Ministry said in a statement...

Impeachment may complicate 2020 for lonely Michigan moderate

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — For more than 30 years and under five presidents, Republican Rep. Fred Upton easily won reelection to his southwest Michigan House seat by touting “common-sense values” and bip...