LEADING OFF: Bettis back from chemotherapy, Strasburg rehab

A look at what's happening all around the majors Monday: ___ WELCOME BACK Rockies right-hander Chad Bettis will complete his comeback from chemoth...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ July 27 The Toronto Star on American envy of Canada: Somewh...

Scotland to Britain: Protect Scotch whisky after Brexit

LONDON (AP) — Scotland has called for Scotch to be defined in U.K. law so its vital whisky industry can be protected after Brexit. Scottish Economy Secretary Keith Brown has written ...

Pork moves back to the frontline of Taiwan-U.S. trade talks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan will discuss all issues with a visiting United States trade delegation, the Presidential Office said Wednesday, as hog farmers voiced their renewed opposition again...

Taiwan Headline News

TAIPEI — The lead stories in major Taiwan dailies on Wednesday are as follows: @United Daily News: Hard battle ahead! Taiwan-U.S. trade talks begin today. @China Times: Premier Lin C...

British foreign secretary in Japan for security, trade talks

TOKYO (AP) — British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has arrived in Japan for talks on security and trade. Japan's foreign ministry says Johnson will meet with his Japanese counterpa...

LEADING OFF: Another day to rest as trade deadline nears

A look at what's happening all around the majors Thursday: ___ REST UP Are the Dodgers and Astros headed for an October showdown? Can the Cubs red...

Fultz works out for 76ers, amid draft trade talks

CAMDEN, New Jersey (AP) — Markelle Fultz worked out for Philadelphia on Saturday night, as the 76ers continued moving toward potentially acquiring the No. 1 pick from the Boston Celtics and having the...

Why Trump's decision to leave Paris accord hurts the US and the world

(THE CONVERSATION) Editor’s note: President Donald Trump stunned the world on June 1 by announcing his intention to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate accord, a landmark global ag...

May brushes off EU calls to settle Brexit divorce bill first

LONDON (AP) — Britain's prime minister has brushed off calls for her country to settle its "divorce bill" from the European Union before beginning trade talks, saying she was confident she could secur...

Taiwan Headline News

Taipei, April 21 (CNA) The lead stories in major Taiwan dailies on Friday are as follows: @United Daily News: President wants officials ready for trade talks with U.S. under Trump. @China Times:...

Japan says Pacific Rim pact offers best trade deals

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese officials are indicating Tokyo intends to pursue the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact despite the U.S. withdrawal from the agreement. In comments reported b...

Pence: US won't rest until N. Korea gives up nuclear weapons

TOKYO (AP) — The U.S. will not relent until it achieves its objective of ensuring the Korean Peninsula is free of nuclear weapons, Vice President Mike Pence said Tuesday while visiting Japan. ...

Pence to open Asian trip amid tensions with North Korea

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence is opening his trip to the Asia-Pacific region amid increasing tensions in North Korea over the regime's nuclear and missile programs. Pen...

ASEAN, EU agree to lay groundwork to resume free trade talks

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Southeast Asian economies and the European Union have agreed to work toward resuming stalled free trade agreement talks and counter a trend toward protectionism. ...