Espanyol draws 1-1 with last-place Huesca in Spanish league

MADRID (AP) — Espanyol was held to a 1-1 home draw by last-place Huesca on Friday, missing a chance to move further away from the relegation zone in the Spanish league. The result le...

Deulofeu hat-trick leads Watford to 5-1 rout of Cardiff

CARDIFF, Wales (AP) — Gerard Deulofeu claimed his first hat-trick in English football and captain Troy Deeney scored twice as Watford strolled to a 5-1 victory at Cardiff in the Premier League Friday....

Bremen's European hopes hit by 1-1 draw with Stuttgart

BREMEN, Germany (AP) — Werder Bremen's European hopes were damaged by a 1-1 home draw with Stuttgart in the Bundesliga Friday. Bremen had been hoping to get closer to Wolfsburg, whic...

Cyclorama to be unveiled again amid diverging views of past

ATLANTA (AP) — At a time when counties, cities and states across the South are removing or covering up Confederate monuments, one of the world's largest paintings of the American Civil War will reopen...

Stalls at Taipei Shilin Night Market fined for malpractice

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following investigations by Taipei City Police Department over the past month, a significant number of stalls in Shilin Night Market (台北士林夜市) have been issued fines for fa...

Large number of overseas fans expected at Rugby World Cup

TOKYO (AP) — Organizers of the Rugby World Cup in Japan say the number of foreign visitors expected at this year's tournament has far exceeded expectations. Speaking at the Foreign P...

The Yangmingshan National Park in Taipei--Xiaoyoukeng

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Yangminshan National Park is the only national park in Taiwan that is characterized by volcanic landforms. The volcanic landforms in the Yangminshan National Park are do...

Popular Japanese discount supply store Don Quijote coming to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Japanese discount store chain, Don Quijote, announced plans to increase its presence across Asia on Feb. 20, with new stores to be launched in Taiwan, Thailand, Hong Kong,...

Taipei Lantern Fest grand finale to feature Tokyo Disney carnival parade

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 2019 Taipei Lantern Festival will reach its climax when a carnival parade takes place in Ximending on Sunday (Feb. 24), bringing an end to the nine-day event with ente...

Muslim group seeks congressional probe on terror watchlist

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — A Muslim civil rights group called for a congressional investigation Wednesday after its lawsuit revealed that the U.S. government has shared its terrorist watchlist with more...

Six-language service available at Taipei Lantern Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Six-language service is now available via the mobile tourist service stations at the 2019 Taipei Lantern Festival, Taipei Department of Information and Tourism (TPEDOIT), ...

Faeroes to close for tourists due to maintenance

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The Faeroe Islands, an 18-island archipelago midway between Iceland and Scotland, is closing for tourists for a weekend in April — unless they want to help locals keep the r...

David Icke, accused of anti-Semitism, denied Australian visa

SYDNEY (AP) — British author and broadcaster David Icke, who critics accuse of anti-Semitism and of being a conspiracy theorist, has had his Australian visa canceled ahead of a speaking tour. ...

Tatar scores late, Canadiens top Jackets to snap 4-game skid

MONTREAL (AP) — Tomas Tatar scored in the third period to lift the Montreal Canadiens over the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-2 on Tuesday night. The victory was Montreal's first since Feb....

600,000 visitors watch opening of Taiwan Lantern Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Over 600,000 visitors attended the opening night of the 2019 Taiwan Lantern Festival (台灣燈會) in southern Taiwan's Pingtung County yesterday evening (Feb. 19). At 7 p.m. l...