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China announces new Taiwan drills as US delegation visits

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — China announced more military drills around Taiwan as the island’s president met with members of a new U.S. congressional delegation on Monday, in a further sign of s...

Myanmar executions revive pressure for more sanctions

BANGKOK (AP) — Recent executions of four democracy activists in Myanmar have reenergized efforts to get the United States and other countries to impose further sanctions against military leaders who o...

US Congress members meet Taiwan leader amid China anger

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen met Monday with a delegation of U.S. Congress members in a further sign of support among American lawmakers for the self-governing island that Chi...

Asian shares mixed after China cuts key rate, Japan GDP up

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mixed in Asia on Monday after China's central bank cut a key interest rate and Japan reported its economy picked up momentum in the last quarter. Tokyo an...

Japan marks WWII's end, Kishida doesn't mention aggression

TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s Prime Minister Fumio Kishida renewed Japan's no-war pledge at a somber ceremony Monday as his country marked the 77th anniversary of its World War II defeat, but he did not mentio...

China cuts interest rate to shore up sagging economy

BEIJING (AP) — China’s central bank trimmed a key interest rate Monday to shore up sagging economic growth at a politically sensitive time when President Xi Jinping is trying to extend his hold on pow...

Wacha makes short work of Yankees, Boston wins 3-0 in 2:15

BOSTON (AP) — Michael Wacha and the last-place Red Sox made short work of the AL East-leading New York Yankees. Pitching for the first time in almost seven weeks, Wacha returned fro...

Forex Decade: key events that changed the market forever

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA - Media OutReach - 15 August 2022 - On the occasion of the international Forex broker's 11th anniversary, OctaFX has taken on the exciting task of reviewing what turned out to ...

Rasmussen perfect through 8, pitches Rays past Orioles 4-1

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Drew Rasmussen took a perfect game into the ninth inning, and the Tampa Bay Rays expanded their lead over Baltimore for the final AL wild card to 1 1/2 games with a 4-1 vic...

'China threat' emerges in elections from UK to Australia

LONDON (AP) — It's not just the economy. While inflation and recession fears weigh heavily on the minds of voters, another issue is popping up in political campaigns from the U.K. and Austra...

Davidson earns 1st Angels win, beats slumping Twins 4-2

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels played three miserable months without getting on the type of roll they've hit over the past week. The surge is probably too late to save...

Bassitt, Mets blank Phils again for 17th win in 20 games

NEW YORK (AP) — Chris Bassitt hurled five scoreless innings, Francisco Lindor set the franchise record for RBIs by a shortstop and the New York Mets defeated the Philadelphia Phillies 6-0 Sunday for t...

South Korea offers North aid in exchange for denuclearization

South Korea will help to significantly rebuild North Korea's economy if it takes steps toward substantial denuclearization, South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol said in an address on Monday. &quo...

Pollock, Vaughn homer, White Sox beat Tigers 5-3

CHICAGO (AP) — AJ Pollock and Andrew Vaughn homered, Lance Lynn threw six solid innings and the Chicago White Sox beat the Detroit Tigers 5-3 on Sunday to complete a three-game sweep. ...

Javier goes 6 strong, Bregman homers as Astros down A's 6-3

HOUSTON (AP) — Cristian Javier threw six shutout innings, Alex Bregman hit a two-run homer and the Houston Astros swept the Oakland Athletics with a 6-3 win on Sunday. Bregman's 16th...