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___ Europe's specialty food makers brace for US tariffs MILAN (AP) — European producers of premium specialty agricultural products like French wine, Italian Parmesa...

Some US farmers get a reprieve at end of challenging year

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Many farmers in the Midwest and South whose planting this year was besieged by wet weather are getting a reprieve, though a few Northern states have seen their harvest prospects go ...

Tropical cyclone could bring rain to Taiwan by weekend

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A tropical depression brewing in the Western Pacific appears to be bound for the northern Philippines and could bring rain to Taiwan over the weekend. A tropical depres...

New indigenous case of chikungunya fever reported in New Taipei

A 34-year-old woman in New Taipei was recently treated for an indigenous case of chikungunya fever, the first in the city's Banqiao District this year, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said S...

Moon-viewing odds in Taiwan brighten, tropical storm could bring rain Sun.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As a tropical depression to the east of the Philippines has been slow to form, conditions for viewing the moon on the night of the Mid-Autumn Festival (Sept. 13) appear better ...

Tropical Storm Podul poised to strike N. Philippines, periphery to lash Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A low-pressure system to the east of the Philippines is likely to transform into a tropical storm today, the periphery of which will likely bring wet weather to Taiwan from Thu...

Heavy rain alert issued in 11 counties, cities as SW Taiwan sees heavy flooding

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) has issued a heavy rain advisory in 11 counties and cities in western and southern Taiwan this morning (Aug. 13) as nearly 280 mm of rain fell ...

Verstappen wins chaotic German GP, Vettel goes 20th to 2nd

HOCKENHEIM, Germany (AP) — Max Verstappen won a chaotic and rain-soaked German Grand Prix on Sunday, while championship leader Lewis Hamilton finished 11th and his Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas cr...

Grasshoppers on the go make migratory stop in Vegas area

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A migration of mild-mannered grasshoppers sweeping through the Las Vegas area is being attributed to wet weather several months ago. Nevada state entomologist Jeff K...

High levels push canal water into homes near Detroit River

DETROIT (AP) — Michelle Davis pulls on knee-high rubber wading boots each time she leaves and returns to her flooded home on Detroit's eastside, the result of an overflowing canal that abuts several h...

Great Lakes water levels continue surge; 2 set records

DETROIT (AP) — Water levels in two of the Great Lakes are the highest ever recorded. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Tuesday that Lakes Erie and Ontario last month reached thei...

Optional for others, no choice for Virat Kohli at World Cup

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Even with practice deemed optional, it wasn't an option for Virat Kohli to skip it. Three days after a nervously narrow win over Afghanistan in a Cricket W...

The Latest: 4 people, dog rescued from Illinois floodwaters

ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on severe weather across the United States (all times local): 10:30 a.m. Four people and a dog in a central Illinois village had to be res...

India-New Zealand 3rd match abandoned at Cricket World Cup

NOTTINGHAM, England (AP) — India played down its abandoned match against Cricket World Cup leader New Zealand as any setback before its blockbuster showdown with Pakistan this weekend. ...

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___ States sue to stop $26.5 billion Sprint-T-Mobile deal NEW YORK (AP) — A group of state attorneys general led by New York and California are seeking to block T-M...