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Taiwanese American model says face modified with AI to look white

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese American model is accusing a fashion designer of uploading a runway photo altered with AI to whitewash her appearance. Shereen Wu, a 21-year-old fashion mod...

China: How is Beijing whitewashing its Xinjiang policy?

Analysts warn little progress has been made in investigating the "serious human rights violations" against the Uyghur minority assessed a year ago, as China's leadership tries to reframe...

Israel demolishes alleged Palestinian attacker's home in volatile occupied West Bank

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli troops on Thursday demolished the home of a Palestinian who is suspected of killing an Israeli soldier last year, in the latest military operation in the increasingly volatile...

EU member Slovenia overwhelmingly defeats Moscow ally Belarus for a seat on the UN Security Council

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — In an election that reflected strong global opposition to Russia’s war against Ukraine, NATO and European Union member Slovenia soundly defeated Moscow’s close ally Belarus on Tu...

Serbia: Belgrade rocked by anti-government protests

Tens of thousands of protesters on Saturday took to the streets of Serbia's capital Belgrade, in the fifth rally in a month to protest the government and violence. The city has seen mass demonst...

After a year of long overdue Hollywood love, actor James Hong is still having his moment

Greeted with a standing ovation at the Screen Actors Guild Awards, James Hong could easily have just basked in the applause and moved on. But for the 94-year-old, the mostly Asian cast of “Everything ...

Japan leader expresses sympathy for Korean colonial victims

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Japan’s prime minister expressed sympathy for the suffering of Korean forced laborers during Japan’s colonial rule, as he and his South Korean counterpart Sunday renewed thei...

Music to Trump's ears: Whitewashing Jan. 6 riot with song

WASHINGTON (AP) — The song is simple and tinny, but that hasn’t stopped it from being embraced by former President Donald Trump and his allies in their campaign to rewrite the history of the deadly Ca...

Editorial Roundup: United States

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: March 13 The Washington Post on bank bailouts Over the weekend, the United States suffered th...

Ukraine to boycott OSCE meeting in Vienna if Russia attends

VIENNA (AP) — Ukraine has informed the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe that it won't attend the next meeting of its parliamentary assembly if sanctioned Russian lawmakers are allow...

Hindenburg: the short-seller taking on India's Gautam Adani

It could become a financial fraud scandal unlike any other. Hindenburg Research, a less than 5-year-old small trading and financial research firm based on Wall Street in New York, accuses the Indian i...

Newspaper apologizes for truncated 'I Have A Dream' speech

BANGOR, Maine (AP) — A Maine newspaper that was criticized for publishing an edited version of Martin Luther King Jr.'s “I Have a Dream” speech has offered an apology. The Bangor Dai...

How Nazis 'whitewashed' a shaman's prehistoric remains

When the "Shaman of Bad Dürrenberg" was discovered in eastern Germany in 1934, the remains were assigned to a rich man, the "original Aryan". The Nazis, already in power, believed ...

'Did not end well': New Pence book details split with Trump

NEW YORK (AP) — Former Vice President Mike Pence blames Donald Trump for endangering his family “and all those serving at the Capitol” on Jan. 6 in a new memoir released Tuesday. In ...

Filipino victims: Justice elusive decades after martial law

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Survivors of torture and other atrocities under Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos on Wednesday marked his martial law declaration 50 years ago by pressing their demand fo...