Blue Jays are leaving Las Vegas with Elvis

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Toronto Blue Jays are leaving Las Vegas with Elvis. Right-hander Elvis Luciano was selected by the Blue Jays from the Kansas City Royals on Thursday with the nin...

Music Review: Eddie Palmieri's latest will move you to dance

Eddie Palmieri, "Mi Luz Mayor" (Ropeadope) It might be the winter season for the U.S., but Eddie Palmieri brings the sunshine and warmth with his latest album, "Mi Luz Mayor." ...

Burned bear Cinder shot and killed by hunter in Washington

LEAVENWORTH, Wash. (AP) — A bear cub found badly burned in a massive 2014 Washington wildfire has been killed by a hunter. News outlets report that Rich Beausoleil with the Washingto...

AP source: Free agent reliever Familia set to return to Mets

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A person familiar with the deal tells The Associated Press that free agent reliever Jeurys Familia is set to rejoin the New York Mets after being traded away last summer. ...

Upcoming Events in Taipei, December 14 -23

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As everyone gears up for the holidays, many are no doubt looking to do a little shopping and have a little fun over the upcoming weeks. For those in the Taipei area, the u...

Apparent temperature to dip to 12 degrees in Taiwan by Sunday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As a northeastern monsoon continues to impact Taiwan, the mercury in northern Taiwan will dip to 14 degrees Celsius, but the apparent temperature will drop to 13 degrees and an...

Former referee Paul Stewart wants women officiating in NHL

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Paul Stewart has a very big goal for the next stage of his already lengthy hockey career, and that's helping women follow in his footsteps by officiating in the NHL. ...

Washington state builds new bridge for migrating wildlife

SNOQUALMIE PASS, Wash. (AP) — Before descending the Cascade Mountains on its final stretch to Seattle, Interstate 90 cuts through a mountain pass of old growth forests and wetlands. ...

McCutchen on the move, other deals percolate at meetings

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Andrew McCutchen moving into Philadelphia's outfield, more talk about a megadeal involving Noah Syndergaard and J.T. Realmuto and veteran pitcher Ivan Nova on the go. ...

Column: It's time for baseball's shift to go

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Ask baseball managers what they think about the dreaded shift, and most of them have the same answer. It's not a problem if the hitters don't make it one. ...

Places in Taiwan’s Hualien with postcard scenery of deciduous cypress

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As winter is here now, it’s the best time to visit a couple of places in Hualien’s Shoufeng Township famed for their postcard scenery of deciduous cypress tree...

Northern Taiwan could see low of 13 degrees tonight

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- New Taipei's Tamsui District registered a low of 14.2 degrees Celsius this morning, the lowest of this winter so far, and the mercury could dip down to 13 degrees tonight, ...

Troy Tulowitzki released by Blue Jays, owed $38 million

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Troy Tulowitzki has been released by the Toronto Blue Jays, who owe the oft-injured shortstop $38 million for the remaining two years of his contract. Now 34, Tulowi...

The Latest: Shortstop Troy Tulowitzki released by Blue Jays

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on Major League Baseball's winter meetings (all times local): 11:55 a.m. Troy Tulowitzki has been released by the Toronto Blue Jays, who...

AP source: McCutchen, Phillies agree to $50M, 3-year deal

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press that All-Star outfielder Andrew McCutchen and the Philadelphia Phillies have agreed to a $50 million, three-year con...