Sheraton Hong Kong Tung Chung Hotel Opens in Picturesque Lantau Island

The second Sheraton Hotel in Hong Kong, The Sheraton Hong Kong Tung Chung Hotel is set to be the new social hub in Tung Chung for locals and travelers HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 1 December 202...

Road to NFL for Jets' Castillo began with one repeated dream

NEW YORK (AP) — Sergio Castillo had the same dream a few times every year since sixth grade. The New York Jets kicker is on the field at a stadium when he looks into the stands and s...

Transgender Pakistanis find solace in a church of their own

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan’s Christian transgender people, often mocked, abused and bullied, say they have found peace and solace in a church of their own. Shunned by other ch...

A keeper: bride on the sidelines for Aussie goalie's match

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Luke Borean had to race from his wedding to his next big engagement: helping his soccer team win a semifinal match later in the day. Lucky for Luke, his br...

India: Uttar Pradesh becomes first state to outlaw 'love jihad' marriages

India's ruling Hindu nationalist party approved legislation in the country's most populous state on Tuesday that means anyone who uses marriage to force someone to change religion will face a ...

Turkey: Laws against domestic abuse fail to protect women

Aysel's two children sit so close to each other that it looks as if they fear being separated at any moment. The sofa they are on is also their bed. Their mother — whose name here has been c...

Son, father farm to feed neighbors during lockdown in India

The garden that Sijo Zachariah and his father planted was a desperate measure in response to the pandemic. But it became so much more: sustenance for a community, and a great inspir...

Video shows Taiwanese man tied to pole dance jeep for birthday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Over the weekend, video surfaced showing a bizarre birthday ritual involving a man being tied to a pole dancing jeep in southern Taiwan. Instead of the standard pole da...

Live Fast Motorsports becomes 3rd new NASCAR team for 2021

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR will have another new team in 2021 — bringing the total to three new ownership groups in the Cup Series — with the formation of Live Fast Motorsports. ...

Klopp addresses Salah’s pandemic conduct, says ‘we are fine’

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp said Friday he has dealt internally with Mohamed Salah following the Egypt forward’s attendance at his brother’s wedding in Cairo prior to retu...

Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip celebrate 73rd anniversary

LONDON (AP) — Britain's Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip will celebrate their 73rd wedding anniversary Friday, and for the occasion the royal couple have released a photograph of themselves openin...

WHO warns of deadly second wave of virus across Middle East

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — As winter nears and coronavirus cases surge across the Middle East, the regional director for the World Health Organization said Thursday the only way to avoid mass ...

Coronavirus: Pakistan braces for a 'more lethal' second wave

On October 29, Pakistan reported over 1,000 coronavirus cases — the first time since July, when it got the pandemic pretty much under control. In the last six days, the South Asian country has r...

Army to reconsider discharge rulings on veterans with PTSD

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — The U.S. Army has agreed to reconsider its issuing of thousands of less-than-honorable discharges to service members with post-traumatic stress disorder and other mental health...

Liverpool striker Salah tests positive for coronavirus again

CAIRO (AP) — Liverpool striker Mohamed Salah will likely miss the club's next Premier League game after the Egyptian soccer association said on Wednesday that he had tested positive for the coronaviru...