China-Vatican deal will not change Taiwan’s diplomatic status: report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The upcoming agreement between China and the Vatican which allows for Beijing to control selection of Catholic bishops will not involve the question of diplomatic relation...

Orioles avoid three-game sweep with 2-1 over Blue Jays

BALTIMORE (AP) — Rookie DJ Stewart hit his first major league home run and the Baltimore Orioles used five pitchers to avoid a three-game sweep by beating the Toronto Blue Jays 2-1 Wednesday night. ...

After Nazi salute video spreads, Lyon says it will ban fan

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Lyon is banning a fan from its games for life over an incident in a video spreading online. The statement from the French club came after a 2-1 victory at ...

Trump's tariffs could sow trouble for GOP in farm districts

SPANGLE, Wash. (AP) — In the aptly named Harvester Restaurant, wheat farmer Roy Dube makes clear he's no fan of President Donald Trump's trade policy. "We get him elected into office...

Liberia investigating $100 million in missing new bank notes

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Liberia's government says it is investigating the disappearance of newly printed bills worth about $100 million that were imported into the West African nation. ...

France to create a memorial museum for victims of terrorism

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron has pledged to create a memorial museum to honor the victims of terrorism. Macron, speaking Wednesday at a ceremony organized by victims...

Puerto Rico dialysis patients fear death 1 year after Maria

VIEQUES, Puerto Rico (AP) — As weeks turned into months, the seats of the small plane began to empty out. In the beginning, 15 passengers flew from Vieques to the Puerto Rican mainla...

Russian club drops 2 players after Instagram poem dispute

MOSCOW (AP) — Two Russian players have been left out of Spartak Moscow's squad for a Europa League game amid a dispute over a poem posted on Instagram. Spartak says captain Denis Glu...

Pakistan's new PM, Imran Khan, visits Saudi Arabia

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Pakistan's new prime minister, the former cricket player Imran Khan, is in Saudi Arabia as part of his first overseas trip. Khan arrived in the kin...

Clouds expected to obscure moon during Mid-Autumn Festival in north east Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Moon watchers across Taiwan are best to travel south, as the north east is likely to be covered in clouds throughout the Mid-Autumn Festival, said meteorologist Daniel Wu ...

Jets not taking hungry, still-winless Browns lightly

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Jamal Adams and the Jets are well aware of the struggles going on in Cleveland. They know the Browns are still looking for their first win since 2016, and N...

US-China trade war could soon pose a serious economic threat

WASHINGTON (AP) — Seeking better-skilled workers, Cedar Electronics decided last year to return some of its manufacturing to the United States from the Philippines, only to run smack into a worsening ...

Trump to visit North Carolina to survey Florence impact

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will travel to North Carolina on Wednesday to survey the impact of Hurricane Florence. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders on Tuesday c...

2018 Daniel Pearl World Music Day to be held at Taipei Hakka Cultural Park

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Originally planned for Saturday, Sept. 15, but delayed by Typhoon Margkhut, Taiwan will be celebrating the annual Daniel Pearl World Music Day this coming Sunday, Sept. 23...

Shh! Introverts share travel survival secrets

Travel can be busy, noisy and crowded — a potentially daunting environment for anyone. But if you're an introvert, it can drain your internal battery. Studies and experts suggest thi...