China summons US ambassador over sanctions move

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state media say the foreign ministry has summoned the U.S. ambassador to deliver a strong protest against economic sanctions lodged over the purchase of Russian fighter jets and...

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New York (AP) — New York Stock Exchange closing prices Friday: AFLAC s 48.040 Up ...

US sanctions China military agency for buying Russian arms

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Chinese military agency and its director are facing U.S. sanctions over the purchase of Russian weapons, the State Department announced Thursday. China's Equipment Dev...

Wanted US 3D-printed gun maker Cody Wilson signed lease for apartment in Taipei that starts today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As a manhunt is underway for the controversial American 3D-printed gun activist Cody Wilson, who is wanted for allegedly sexually assaulting a minor in Texas, reports have surf...

Florida student pilot charged with attempt to steal plane

MELBOURNE, Fla. (AP) — A 22-year-old student pilot suspected of boarding a vacant passenger plane at a central Florida airport early Thursday has been charged with criminal attempt to steal an airplan...

S&P 500 gets new look as it shuffles some key companies

NEW YORK (AP) — It's almost moving day on the stock market. The line-ups of three of the 11 groups that make up the benchmark S&P 500 index are being shuffled as of Monday. Twent...

Trump's immigrant roundups increasingly net noncriminals

NEW YORK (AP) — A daughter who never returned home, a son gunned down point-blank, a mom who was brutally attacked — all deaths at the hands of immigrants in the country illegally, all gripping storie...

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New York (AP) — New York Stock Exchange closing prices Wednesday: AFLAC s 47.680 Up ...

Business Highlights

___ Trade war escalates as China announces tariffs on US imports BEIJING (AP) — China announces retaliatory tax increases on $60 billion worth of U.S. imports, incl...

Nexeo, Union Pacific rise; Oracle, FedEx stumble

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Tuesday: Oracle Corp., down 15 cents to $49.03 The business software company reported weaker sa...

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...

Shea-Porter calls for release of detained Indonesian

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A Democratic congresswoman from New Hampshire is calling for the release of an Indonesian woman detained since May after she was picked up at an immigration checkpoint. ...

Visa, Mastercard in new settlement of credit card fee suit

NEW YORK (AP) — Visa and Mastercard say they and several banks will pay $6.2 billion to settle part of a long-running lawsuit brought by merchants over fees on credit card transactions. ...

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New York (AP) — New York Stock Exchange closing prices Monday: AFLAC s 47.050 Down ...

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. SWOLLEN RIVERS NEAR RECORD LEVELS AS FLORENCE LOOMS Catas...