Taiwan holds war drill to thwart Chinese invasion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's military on Thursday (Jan. 17) held a large-scale anti-amphibious landing exercise on its west coast as tensions mount between Taipei and Beijing, reported CNA. ...

A timeline of the Chicago police shooting of Laquan McDonald

CHICAGO (AP) — Three Chicago police officers have been acquitted of charges that they tried to cover up the 2014 shooting death of black teenager Laquan McDonald to protect the officer who pulled the ...

Vuitton's Abloh celebrates Michael Jackson in Paris menswear

PARIS (AP) — Louis Vuitton's designer Virgil Abloh transported celebrity guests at Paris Fashion Week to the graffitied streets of New York in a dramatic menswear ode to Michael Jackson. ...

Elon Musk tweets offer to build tunnel for Sydney

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Technology entrepreneur Elon Musk has just offered to build a tunnel in Sydney and provided a quotation of an estimated cost for the project to help address traffic woes f...

2020 Democrats face a choice: Fight Trump or ignore him?

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — When Sen. Elizabeth Warren took the stage earlier this month at this city's ornate Orpheum Theatre, Tricia Currans-Sheehan posed a pointed question to the expected presidential...

76ers rout Wolves 149-107 in 1st meeting since Butler trade

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid had 31 points and 13 rebounds, and the Philadelphia 76ers scored 83 points in the first half in a 149-107 thrashing of the Minnesota Timberwolves on Tuesday night in Ji...

76ers score 83 in 1st half, roll past Timberwolves by 42

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid had 31 points and 13 rebounds, and the Philadelphia 76ers scored 83 points in the first half in a 149-107 thrashing of the Minnesota Timberwolves on Tuesday night in Ji...

Judge rules Somalis targeted in Kansas bomb plot can testify

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Somali immigrants can testify at the sentencing this month of three militia members convicted of plotting to bomb their apartment complex in a southwest Kansas city, a federal jud...

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

App Store Official Charts for the week ending January 13, 2019: Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft, Mojang 2. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. ...

Why US classrooms are starting to resemble arcades

WALLINGFORD, Conn. (AP) — It's 1 o'clock on a Wednesday afternoon in Wallingford, Connecticut, and about 20 children are watching a screen at the front of the room as they take turns navigating challe...

Facebook to invest $300 in local news initiatives

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook says it is investing $300 million over the next three years in local news programs, partnerships and other initiatives. The money will go toward reporting gr...

New Taipei's 'Meatball Dad' apologizes for beating family over peppers, wife issues statement

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A New Taipei City man issued a public apology yesterday after video surfaced on Sunday (Jan. 13) showing him beat his son and wife over the lack of hot peppers on his Taiwanese...

Interview: ‘crazy artsy fartsy Japanese dude with a snare drum’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The moniker above is attributed to Kiyasu on a flyer posted to his Instagram to advertise an upcoming tour stop in Quezon City, Philippines. It is likely something many...

Video shows 'Meatball Dad' beat child with rod in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A day after a video surfaced showing a man beating his son for not including peppers with his meatballs, another video has been released which shows him striking his child with...

iHeartRadio launches a Broadway channel and digital hub

NEW YORK (AP) — Fans of show tunes are getting another place to get their fix now that iHeartRadio has launched a Broadway channel and online hub. iHeartRadio Broadway started offeri...