Video shows pro-China protesters dump paint on Japan's de facto embassy in Taipei after comfort woman kick

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Video has surfaced showing the front entrance of the building, which houses the Japan-Taiwan Exchange Association (JTEA), being doused in paint by members of a pro-Ch...

Charlottesville gave momentum to Confederate monument foes

Pressure to take down America's monuments honoring slain Confederate soldiers and the generals who led them didn't start with Charlottesville. But the deadly violence that rocked the Virginia college ...

History shared but unreconciled in city's Confederate statue

TUSKEGEE, Ala. (AP) — In 1906, when aging, white Confederate veterans of the Civil War and black ex-slaves still lived on the old plantations of the Deep South, two very different celebrations were af...

History shared but unreconciled in city's Confederate statue

TUSKEGEE, Ala. (AP) — In 1906, when aging, white Confederate veterans of the Civil War and black ex-slaves still lived on the old plantations of the Deep South, two very different celebrations were af...

Security forces deploy in Iraq's Najaf after day of protests

NAJAF, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi security forces have deployed on the streets of the Shiite holy city of Najaf after a day of angry protests against poor public services and high unemployment. ...

Iraq bans farming summer crops as water crisis grows dire

MISHKHAB, Iraq (AP) — Iraq has banned its farmers from planting summer crops this year as the country grapples with a crippling water shortage that shows few signs of abating. Citing...

Vandals smash copies of Egyptian gods' statues in Greek site

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities say unknown vandals have smashed replicas of Roman-era Egyptian gods on the site of an ancient sanctuary north of Athens. A culture ministry s...

Woodchucks to blame for missing veterans' flags

ADAMS, Mass. (AP) — Authorities say furry critters, not vandals, are likely to blame for American flags that disappeared from veterans' graves in Massachusetts. The flags at Bellevue...

AP news guide: Ford's plans for Michigan Central station

DETROIT (AP) — Ford Motor Co. plans to release details of its planned conversion of the long-vacant Michigan Central train station just west of downtown Detroit. The Dearborn-based automaker recently ...

Trump vs 'the resistance' plays out in Washington courtroom

WASHINGTON (AP) — When police arrested more than 200 anti-Trump protesters on Inauguration Day 2017, it touched off a long-term battle of wits and wills. On one side: a Justice Depar...

Gaza running low on cooking gas after vandals trash crossing

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A leading businessman says blockaded Gaza is rapidly running out of cooking gas after a large crowd destroyed parts of the only cargo crossing through which fuel and gas c...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Wednesday, April 25, the 115th day of 2018. There are 250 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April ...

Boston business that helps blacks hit by racist graffiti

BOSTON (AP) — A Boston business that helps nurture black entrepreneurs has been struck by racist graffiti just days before its spring opening. The phrase "White Lives Matter" was spr...

Three Spaniards wanted after defacing Kaohsiung MRT with graffiti 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Kaohsiung MRT train was defaced with graffiti by three Spanish men on April 12, who quickly fled to Hong Kong, reported Apple Daily.   On the morning of Apr...

The Latest: Anti-Israel vandalism amid French unity tributes

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on anti-Semitism in France (all times local): 6:30 p.m. Vandals have scrawled anti-Israel graffiti and ransacked the offices of a Jewish stu...