In Iran, some take off their hijabs as hard-liners push back

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The simple act of walking has become a display of defiance for a young Iranian woman who often moves in Tehran's streets without a compulsory headscarf, or hijab. ...

Police: Man says 4-year-old stepdaughter abducted in Houston

HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston man told investigators that his 4-year-old step daughter was abducted by men in a pickup truck who beat him but then let him and his 2-year-old son go free, police said. ...

New student-developed app allows Taiwan commuters to access live traffic info

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A professor and three research students from National Chiao Tung University’s Information Engineering Department have produced a road safety app that updates drivers...

Taiwan investigates dead pigs found under a bridge in Hualien

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Investigators were off to conduct tests for African swine fever Tuesday after members of the public told the authorities they had found a heap of dead pigs under a bridge in the...

Irate taxi driver tries to 'blind' 5 speed cameras with Post-it notes in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A taxi driver is being charged with Interference with Public Functions (妨害公務罪), after he was caught on surveillance camera video placing Post-it notes on the lenses of five spe...

Video shows 2 Taiwanese kids dressed as traffic cameras for Halloween

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Last night, two cute kids were seen dressed as a driver's worst nightmare - a traffic camera - to spook motorists out of their socks for Halloween. Possibly inspired by...

Taiwanese driver burns traffic camera to avoid speeding ticket

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In an attempt at getting out of a hefty speeding ticket, a man in southern Taiwan's Tainan City on Oct. 1 set fire to a traffic enforcement camera, reported UDN. Tainan...

Ohio court again sides with cities in traffic camera ruling

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court has sided with cities again in a dispute with the state over traffic cameras. The court on Wednesday said its ruling earlier this year up...

Deer carcass believed to be to blame in deadly SUV-bus crash

WRIGHTSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say they believe an SUV driver swerved because of a deer carcass before crashing into a bus carrying a Pennsylvania high school football team, killing herself and ...

The Latest: Iowa Supreme Court hears $75 traffic ticket case

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Latest on an Iowa woman taking a traffic case to the state Supreme Court (all times local): 11:15 a.m. The Iowa Supreme Court has taken ...

Iowa Supreme Court to hear woman's $75 speeding ticket case

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa woman who says she was wrongly ticketed by an automated traffic camera when she wasn't speeding has accomplished the unusual feat of getting the state Supreme Court to ...

The Latest: State legislator says camera law to be revisited

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on the Ohio Supreme Court decision to strike down state laws restricting use of traffic enforcement cameras (all times local): 11:10 a.m. ...

Ohio's high court strikes down traffic camera restrictions

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court has again upheld cities' use of traffic camera enforcement, striking down as unconstitutional legislative restrictions that included requiring a police off...

Social media abuzz as flying insects swarm part of London

LONDON (AP) — Social media users in London are buzzing about an apparent swarm of flying insects that has descended on one part of the city. Videos posted to Twitter Tuesday show peo...