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After Taiwan buys arms, China holds military drills on southeast coast

China's military recently carried out air and naval drills along its southeast coast, the Defence Ministry said on Sunday, following the latest arms sales from the United States to self-rule...

After Taiwan buys arms, China holds military drills on southeast coast

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Taiwan holds military drills, vows to defend against Chinese aggression Taiwan's air, sea and land forces conducted a drill to repel an invading force on Thursday, as its defense minister pledged to defend the self-ruled island against China's rising military threat....
09:36 2019-05-30

China holds drills in Taiwan Strait and calls for sanctions against US companies China held military drills off the coast of Taiwan as tensions rise between Beijing and Washington over US support for the island that China views as a part of its territory....
17:24 2019-07-15

China holds drills in Taiwan Strait, calls for sanctions against US companies The Chinese government held military drills off the coast of Taiwan as tensions rise between Beijing and Washington over US support for the island that China views as a renegade province....
20:48 2019-07-15

Taiwan lands aircraft on highway as part of military drills CHANGHUA, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan has landed war planes on a normally busy highway to simulate a response to a Chinese attack on its airfields. Tuesday’s exercise is part of annual drills designed ...
08:12 2019-05-28

China rages against Bolton meeting as anti-invasion drills begin in Taiwan The Chinese government has slammed Washington for engaging with Taipei and ordered the Trump administration to cease diplomatic engagements with the island, after a highly unusual public meeting betwe...
07:36 2019-05-28

China says will freeze out U.S. companies that sell Taiwan arms China's government and Chinese companies will cut business ties with U.S. firms selling arms to Taiwan, China's Foreign Ministry said on Monday, declining to give details of the sanctions in a move li...
07:48 2019-07-16

China to Sanction U.S. Companies for Arms Sales to Taiwan China will sanction U.S. firms that participate in arms sales to Taiwan, after Washington approved sales of $2.2 billion in tanks, missiles and related military hardware, Beijing said....
19:12 2019-07-12

China calls on U.S. to withdraw arms sale to Taiwan China's foreign ministry called on the United States on Tuesday to withdraw a potential $2.2 billion arms sales to Taiwan, saying it strongly opposes the action....
10:12 2019-07-09

Taiwan navy holds drill amid China tensions Taiwan’s navy has held a major annual live-firing exercise off the island’s east coast in an area increasingly threatened by Chinese ships and planes...
09:12 2019-05-22

UPDATE 3-China says will freeze out U.S. companies that sell Taiwan arms China's government and Chinese companies will cut business ties with U.S. firms selling arms to Taiwan, China's Foreign Ministry said on Monday, declining to give details of the sanctions in a move li...
06:48 2019-07-16

China to impose sanctions on U.S. firms that sell arms to Taiwan China said on Friday it would impose sanctions on U.S. firms involved in a deal to sell $2.2 billion worth of tanks, missiles and related equipment to Taiwan, saying it harmed China's sovereignty and ...
19:24 2019-07-12

Pentagon proposes $2.2B arms sale to Taiwan, slighting China The State Department is proposing the sale of $2.2 billion in arms to Taiwan, including 108 Abrams tanks and 250 Stinger surface-to-air missiles, sidestepping protests from China....
21:48 2019-07-09

China defense minister says military will “resolutely take action” to defend its claims over Taiwan and South China Sea SINGAPORE (AP) — China defense minister says military will “resolutely take action” to defend its claims over Taiwan and South China Sea. The post China defense minister says military will...
06:24 2019-06-02

China Demands US Cancel Potential $2.2 Billion Arms Sale To Taiwan China demanded Tuesday that the United States "immediately cancel" a potential sale of $2.2 billion in arms to self-ruled Taiwan, including battle tanks and anti-aircraft missiles, adding fuel to......
19:48 2019-07-09

US approves potential sale of $2.2bn in arms to Taiwan, stoking China's anger Beijing opposes the possible sale saying the US should understand the ‘damaging nature of their decision’The US State Department has approved the potential sale to Taiwan of $2.2bn in arms, including ...
11:00 2019-07-09

UPDATE 2-China to impose sanctions on U.S. firms that sell arms to Taiwan China said on Friday it would impose sanctions on U.S. firms involved in a deal to sell $2.2-billion worth of tanks, missiles and related equipment to Taiwan, saying it harmed China's sovereignty and ...
08:00 2019-07-13

US State Department approves possible $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan in a move that will likely anger China Getty Images The US State Department has approved the possible sale to Taiwan of M1A2T Abrams tanks, Stinger missiles and related equipment at an estimated value of $2.2 billion, the Pentagon said on...
21:24 2019-07-09

China vows military action if Taiwan, sea claims opposed China’s defense minister is warning its military will “resolutely take action” to defend Beijing’s claims over self-ruled Taiwan and disputed South China Sea waters...
05:36 2019-06-02

China vows to impose sanctions on US firms supplying Taiwan military US approved sale of tanks and missiles to Taiwan this weekBeijing calls sales ‘a serious violation of international law’China has said it will impose sanctions on US firms involved in a deal to sell $...
21:12 2019-07-12

Venezuela will use Russian military equipment at drills on July 24: RIA Venezuela will use Russian military equipment during exercises on July 24, RIA news agency cited Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov as saying on Thursday....
10:36 2019-07-11

U.S. defense chief says no need to restore suspended U.S.-South Korea military drills Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Sunday that it was not necessary to resume major joint military exercises with South Korea that were suspended in the last year to support diplom...
13:48 2019-06-02

Taiwan holds Asia's first gay wedding A week after lawmakers took the historic step of legalizing gay marriage, the first same-sex couples have tied the knot in Taiwan. Yet the newly-weds are still subject to restrictions not faced by het...
13:36 2019-05-24

Acting Pentagon chief says no need to restore suspended U.S.-South Korea military drills Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Sunday that for now it was not necessary to resume major joint military exercises with South Korea that were suspended in the last year to suppor...
17:00 2019-06-02

Taiwan Holds First Gay Marriages In Historic Day For Asia Taiwan made history on Friday with Asia's first legal gay weddings as same-sex couples tied the knot in jubilant and emotional scenes, the culmination of a three-decade fight for equality....
06:01 2019-05-24

Trump Administration Is Split Over Arms Sale to Taiwan As the U.S. pursues the sale of more than $2 billion of tanks and other weapons to Taiwan, the Trump administration is split over the potential repercussions the deal may have on efforts to reignite t...
23:48 2019-06-17

U.S. Tentatively Approves $2 Billion in Arms Sales to Taiwan The sales, along with a pending visit to the United States by Taiwan’s president, are likely to put further strain on Washington’s relationship with Beijing....
09:24 2019-07-09

'I feel lucky': Taiwan holds first gay marriages in historic day for Asia Hundreds of couples tie the knot after parliament became the first in Asia to legalise same-sex marriageAfter decades of campaigning and waiting, Taiwan has welcomed hundreds of same-sex couples as th...
10:36 2019-05-24

The State Department Is Proposing a $2 Billion Sale of Arms to Taiwan (WASHINGTON) — The State Department is proposing the sale of $2.2 billion in arms to Taiwan, including 108 Abrams tanks and 250 Stinger surface-to-air missiles, sidestepping protests from China....
05:36 2019-07-09

Trump Administration Plans to Sell More Than $2 Billion of Arms to Taiwan The proposed weapons package, including 108 tanks, is the costliest in recent years. The sale would add to tensions between the United States and China....
21:24 2019-06-06

US State Department approves possible $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan China's Foreign Ministry said last month when the possible sale was first reported that it was seriously concerned about U.S. arms sales to self-ruled Taiwan....
00:36 2019-07-09

U.S. Readies $2 Billion Taiwan Arms Package Despite Protest From Beijing The Pentagon and State Department have informally notified Congress of a potential $2 billion deal with Taiwan that includes the first-time sale of one of the U.S. Army’s top tanks, according to...
14:12 2019-06-06

U.S. State Department approves possible $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan The U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale to Taiwan of M1A2T Abrams tanks, Stinger missiles and related equipment at an estimated value of $2.2 billion, the Pentagon said on Monday, des...
00:36 2019-07-09

UPDATE 3-U.S. State Department approves possible $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan The U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale to Taiwan of M1A2T Abrams tanks, Stinger missiles and related equipment at an estimated value of $2.2 billion, the Pentagon said on Monday, des...
12:00 2019-07-09

UPDATE 2-U.S. State Department approves possible $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan The U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale to Taiwan of M1A2T Abrams tanks, Stinger missiles and related equipment at an estimated value of $2.2 billion, the Pentagon said on Monday, des...
04:48 2019-07-09

U.S. Coast Guard holds Hurricane Barry briefing The U.S. Coast Guard says it has rescued a number of people stranded in their homes in Louisiana because of life-threatening storm conditions. (July 13)        ...
23:24 2019-07-15

China says U.S. actions on Taiwan, South China Sea threaten stability The United States' actions on Taiwan and the South China Sea are hardly conducive to maintaining stability in the region, a senior Chinese military official said on Saturday, responding to comments by...
11:48 2019-06-01

Taiwan’s military trains for a Chinese invasion on the beach FANGSHAN, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwanese tanks and soldiers have fired at simulated Chinese forces in an anti-invasion drill on the island’s coast. The live-fire drill on Thursday at a beach in souther...
13:24 2019-05-30

Taiwan's military stages mock Chinese invasion Thousands of air, sea, and land troops took part in the exercises across the entire island. The drills took place amidst what Taiwan says is increasing military intimidation from China....
12:12 2019-05-30

ASEAN summit – Southeast Asian nations wary of US-China trade row The US-China trade dispute is high on the ASEAN summit agenda. The bloc's leaders are set to sign an economic partnership deal at their annual meeting in Bangkok, but not all countries want Beijing's ...
11:36 2019-06-22

Southeast Asian leaders meet, expected to discuss Rohingyas, South China Sea Southeast Asian leaders met on Sunday for a second day of a summit in Bangkok, where they were expected to discuss pressing regional issues including the plight of Myanmar's fleeing Rohingyas and the ...
09:12 2019-06-23

Southeast Asia making good progress on South China Sea conduct code: Thailand Southeast Asian nations made good progress on a Code of Conduct negotiating draft for the disputed South China Sea and likely will finish a first reading by the end of this year, the Thai foreign mini...
15:24 2019-06-22

China says U.S. should 'not play with fire' on Taiwan China's top diplomat Wang Yi warned the United States on Friday that it should "not play with fire" on the question of Taiwan, expressing anger about a planned U.S. arms sale....
19:24 2019-07-12

China tells US: Hands off Taiwan The Chinese government has slammed Washington for engaging with Taipei and ordered the Trump administration to cease diplomatic engagements with the island, after a highly unusual public meeting betwe...
14:24 2019-05-28

China says US should not allow visit by Taiwan’s leader China says the U.S. should not allow an ongoing visit by Taiwan’s president to New York and that it would impose sanctions on American companies that sell arms to the self-governing island as part of ...
15:00 2019-07-12

China rebuffs Shanahan’s rebuke over military outposts in South China Sea SHANAHAN DENOUNCES CHINA’S ‘TOOLKIT OF COERCION’: Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan went to Singapore with the intent of laying down a marker, namely that the United States will not accept Chi...
16:48 2019-06-03

China announces South China Sea military training exercises BEIJING (AP) — China has closed off an area of the South China Sea this week for military training. The China Maritime Safety Administration says drills are being held all day Sunday and half a day Tu...
12:48 2019-06-02

Taiwan profits from America’s trade war with China President Donald Trump’s threatened 25% tariff is prompting Taiwanese companies that opened factories in China to make PCs, smartphones, and tablets for America’s tech giants to move some production b...
19:36 2019-05-31

Taiwan complains about Spain's extraditions to China Taiwan is accusing Spain of double standards when it comes to extraditing criminal suspects to China after the government in Madrid sent to Beijing a group of 94 Taiwanese citizens accused of telephon...
01:12 2019-06-14

Vietnam, Taiwan winning the US-China trade war Vietnam has emerged as the biggest beneficiary as importers in China and the US look to skirt tit-for-tat tariffs, a report shows. But it warns the findings don't tell the full story of the overall im...
17:24 2019-06-05

China warns US ‘not to play with fire’ regarding Taiwan China’s foreign minister says that the United States should not “play with fire” regarding Taiwan after the U.S. announced its intention to sell $2.2 billion in weapons to the island state...
14:24 2019-07-12

China slams $2.2B U.S. weapons sales to Taiwan China is condemning a recent U.S. decision to sell $2.2 billion worth of weapons to Taiwan, saying the "reckless" policy tampers with Chinese sovereignty....
20:24 2019-07-09

Taiwan: China refuses to rule out force over reunification Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe said the army had a "sacred duty" to defend Chinese territory. Beijing still sees Taiwan as part of its territory and is pushing for reunification....
06:36 2019-06-02

China signals won't follow Taiwan in allowing same-sex marriage The Chinese government signaled on Wednesday that it would not follow Taiwan's example on same-sex marriage after the first legal unions in Asia were hailed by activists as a social revolution for the...
06:12 2019-05-29

China refuses to rule out force over Taiwan reunification Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe said the army had a "sacred duty" to defend Chinese territory. Beijing still sees Taiwan as part of its territory and is pushing for reunification....
15:00 2019-06-02

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15:00 2019-07-11

China signals it won’t follow Taiwan in allowing gay marriage BEIJING – The Chinese government signaled on Wednesday that it would not follow Taiwan’s example on same-sex marriage after the first legal unions in Asia were hailed by activists as a social re...
06:48 2019-05-30

If Trump wants tariffs with China, then look to Taiwan and Japan for trade With both sides retreating to their respective corners, it appears the trade conflict between the United States and China, the two largest economies in the world, isn’t going to end anytime soon....
15:36 2019-05-21

China’s Xi holds talks with Kim Jong Un in North Korea The leaders of China and North Korea were meeting in the North Korean capital, with stalled nuclear negotiations with Washington expected to be on the agenda...
12:01 2019-06-20

2 US warships sail through Taiwan Strait, draw China protest Taiwan's defense ministry says two U.S. warships have sailed through the Taiwan Strait in the latest apparent move by Washington to challenge China's claims in the region....
14:24 2019-05-23

Taiwan president to visit U.S. this month, move likely to anger China Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen will spend four nights in the United States this month while visiting Caribbean diplomatic allies, her government said on Monday, in a move likely to anger China, which c...
06:00 2019-07-01

Taiwan calls on China to 'repent' for Tiananmen Square crackdown Taiwan has called on China to "sincerely repent" for the bloody crackdown in Tiananmen Square, as the government remains silent on the 30th anniversary of the tragedy....
12:48 2019-06-04

China To 'Fight At All Costs' For 'Reunification' With Taiwan: Defence Minister China will fight anyone who tries to interfere in its "reunification" with Taiwan, Defence Minister Wei Fenghe said on Sunday in a combative speech peppered with threats against the United States over...
12:24 2019-06-02

China urges U.S. to reject transit stop by Taiwan president China's Foreign Ministry said on Monday the United States should not allow Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen to transit through the country en route to the Caribbean....
10:36 2019-07-01

Many in Hong Kong, fearful of China's grasp, flee to Taiwan For Hong Kong resident Yung Xiu Kwan, 67, a proposed extradition law that would allow people in the former British colony to be sent to mainland China for trial was the final straw....
16:12 2019-06-18

U.S. 'playing with fire' on Taiwan, China says ahead of defense meeting The United States is "playing with fire" with its support for self-ruled Taiwan, China said on Thursday, in angry comments ahead of a meeting between Defence Minister Wei Fenghe and acting U.S. Defens...
18:12 2019-05-30

Taiwan opposition picks pro-China mayor as 2020 presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu angered some Taiwanese this year by meeting with mainland officials and signing deals with mainland cities. He once described Taiwan's full independence from China as "more scary" than syph...
08:48 2019-07-15

Exclusive: U.S. preparing big weapons sale to Taiwan, testing China - sources The United States is pursuing the sale of more than $2 billion dollars worth of tanks and weapons to Taiwan, four people familiar with the negotiations said, in a move likely to anger China as a trade...
20:48 2019-06-05

For China's LGBTQ people, Taiwan's rainbow victory is a moment of joy and pain When Chinese gay rights activist Peng Yanhui heard that Taiwan had approved a bill legalizing same-sex marriage on May 17 as he boarded a flight, he burst into tears of joy....
09:36 2019-05-23

US is preparing big weapons sale to Taiwan in a challenge to China amid trade war The United States is pursuing the sale of more than $2 billion dollars worth of tanks and weapons to Taiwan, four people familiar with the negotiations said, in a move likely to anger China as a trade...
23:00 2019-06-05

| Taiwan and US officials hold rare meeting amid China tension Senior national security officials from the United States and Taiwan have held their first meeting in four decades this month, with the aim of deepening cooperation, the government in Taipei has said....
01:12 2019-05-28

Taiwan’s iPhone Tycoon Walks a Fraught U.S.-China Line in Presidential Run Terry Gou, who on Friday stepped back from his electronics empire, must strike a balance between the Washington and Beijing as the trade war simmers....
09:36 2019-06-21

Hong Kong protests fortify Taiwan, and the West, against China's expansion Mass protests against Chinese President Xi Jinping’s attempt to encroach on Hong Kong’s judicial system have fortified neighboring Taiwan and other U.S. allies, according to lawmakers and analysts....
19:12 2019-06-27

Canadian navy ships sailed through Taiwan strait amid tension with China China's Defence Ministry said on Thursday that Canadian navy ships sailed through the Strait of Taiwan, which separates self-ruled Taiwan from China, an act that could inflame already bad bilateral re...
03:36 2019-06-28

Exclusive: U.S. pursues sale of over $2 billion in weapons to Taiwan, sources say, in test for China The United States is pursuing the sale of more than $2 billion worth of tanks and weapons to Taiwan, four people familiar with the negotiations said, in a move likely to anger China as a trade war bet...
07:24 2019-06-06

Candidate Seeks Closer China Ties, Shaking Up Taiwan’s Presidential Race Han Kuo-yu, the new star of the opposition Kuomintang, has galvanized older Taiwanese by pledging to roll back pension cuts and seeking closer ties to China....
15:00 2019-06-06

Taiwan urges China to 'repent' for Tiananmen crackdown, push for democratic reforms China must "sincerely repent" for the bloody crackdown of pro-democracy demonstrators on and around Tiananmen Square three decades ago and promote democratic reforms, Taiwan's government said on Monda...
06:48 2019-06-03

Taiwan opposition party picks pro-China mayor for 2020 presidential race Taiwan's main opposition party on Monday picked a populist, pro-China mayor as its candidate for the 2020 presidential race against an incumbent who often bashes Beijing....
08:36 2019-07-15

Taiwan urges China to 'repent' for Tiananmen crackdown, push for democratic reform Taiwan on Monday urged China to "repent" for the bloody Tiananmen crackdown on a pro-democracy movement and push for democratic reform ahead of 30th anniversary of the event, which remains all but tab...
06:24 2019-06-03

China's Fosun holds talks to buy Thomas Cook's main holiday business The world's oldest travel company Thomas Cook edged closer to a break up on Monday after its biggest shareholder, China's Fosun Tourism, made a preliminary approach for the British group's core holida...
18:00 2019-06-10

Taiwan says 2 US warships sail through Taiwan Strait Taiwan’s defense ministry says two U.S. warships have sailed through the Taiwan Strait in the latest apparent move by Washington to challenge China’s claims...
06:36 2019-05-23

Watch: Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo goes coast-to-coast for huge slam Milwaukee Bucks star forward Giannis Antetokounmpo rocked the rim with a coast-to-coast dunk against the Toronto Raptors in Game 5 of the NBA Eastern Conference finals....
10:12 2019-05-24

Cyclone Vayu spares Indian west coast a direct hit, to skirt coast A powerful cyclone that threatened the western Indian state of Gujarat, has changed course and it is now expected to just brush past the coast, authorities said on Thursday, although ports and coastal...
09:36 2019-06-13

Libya coast guard rescues 290 migrants off eastern coast of Tripoli Libya's coast guard rescued 290 migrants clinging to inflatable rafts on Friday in two operations near the capital Tripoli, a naval forces spokesman said....
06:00 2019-05-24

Scheer says Canada needs coast-to-coast corridor for pipeline construction In a speech laying out his economic vision, the opposition leader says having one dedicated route would make it easier to approve major new energy projects....
16:12 2019-05-21

China is dropping Windows from its military devices As tensions between the US and China grow due to an escalating trade war, the Chinese military has decided to stop using Microsoft Windows in favor of its own custom operating system.The decision was ...
21:24 2019-05-28

Russia & China Flex Military Muscle: Why Now? Vostok-2018 is the largest ever joint military exercise between Russia and China. ElliottWaveTV's Vadim Pokhlebkin asked our Global Market Perspective contributor, Mark Galasiewski, if the timing of V...
04:36 2019-05-22

Huawei Not A Military Company, Says China's Defence Minister Huawei is not a military company despite its founder Ren Zhengfei's previous career in the army, China's Defence Minister General Wei Fenghe said Sunday, amid growing US-China tensions over trade and....
12:24 2019-06-02

As China Looms, Australia’s Military Refocuses on Pacific Neighbors The Australian military’s role in regional stability is evolving in the face of a rising, powerful China and a United States in seeming retreat from the global stage....
22:24 2019-06-11

China Cancels Military Meeting With Vietnam Over Territorial Dispute The public sign of discord is highly unusual for the two Communist neighbors, and it comes as Beijing seeks to expand its influence in the South China Sea....
16:24 2019-05-21

Huawei employees worked with China military on research projects: Bloomberg Huawei Technologies Co employees worked on at least 10 research projects with Chinese armed forces personnel over the past decade, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, collaborations the Chinese company sa...
20:00 2019-06-27

Huawei employees worked with China’s military on tech research projects A report that Huawei employees worked on research projects alongside Chinese military personnel for at least 10 years can’t be good news for Huawei right now. The company’s ability to cond...
04:48 2019-06-28

In Asia, Pentagon seeks to separate China military talks from trade war Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Wednesday that tense trade negotiations between China and the United States should be treated separately from military talks between the two coun...
19:36 2019-05-29

ICE: Students from Iran, Russia, China stealing military, high-tech secrets In a new warning about immigrant crime, a top ICE official Wednesday said that Iran, Russia, and China are using visiting students to steal military and high-tech secrets from schools and research cen...
18:24 2019-06-05

Acting defense chief rips China over tech theft, military outposts Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan denounced China’s efforts to steal technology from other nations and militarize man-made outposts in the South China Sea as a “toolkit of coercion,” saying ac...
23:12 2019-06-01

Philippines' Duterte calls for action to reduce the risk of military conflict in the South China Sea President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines is calling for action to lessen the chance of conflict in the South China Sea, where the U.S. and other countries are challenging China's assertions o...
10:36 2019-06-01

Engineer nabbed smuggling US military-grade chips to China faces 219 years in prison An electrical engineer is facing up to 219 years in federal prison after being found guilty of exporting military-grade semiconductor chips to China. Yi-Chi Shih — the 64-year-old engineer in question...
09:36 2019-07-04

U.S. military risks falling victim to China’s effort to gain technology edge, report warns The former No. 2 official at the Pentagon wrote in a report that China has devised a strategy to exploit the U.S. military’s weaknesses and offset its strengths.  ...
11:48 2019-06-06

Shanahan to meet Chinese counterpart at Singapore security conference as he lays out US strategy to counter China’s military expansionism SHANAHAN AT SHANGRI-LA: Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is in Singapore today, where he is scheduled to deliver a major speech announcing the Pentagon’s new strategy for the Indo-Asia Pacifi...
13:24 2019-05-31

Utah teachers get lessons on active shooter drills Teachers in Utah are spending their summer learning how to shoot guns and protect their students as part of a training held by police to prepare educators for an active shooter scenario in their schoo...
02:36 2019-07-06

Yankees’ Stanton plays in simulated game, does drills TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — New York Yankees slugger Giancarlo Stanton, who has been sidelined since March 31, got nine plate appearances in a simulated game and went through running drills Tuesday at the team...
20:48 2019-06-04

Canadian soldier dies, three troops hurt during drills in Bulgaria One Canadian soldier died and three other troops were injured during an airborne operation, part of U.S.-led multinational military drills in southern Bulgaria on Tuesday, a Bulgarian spokeswoman for ...
18:00 2019-06-18

Acting defense chief: Major drills with SKorea still on hold SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan says so far he sees no need to restore large-scale military exercises with South Korea that have been curtailed over the past year a...
12:48 2019-06-02

Florida teen dies after collapsing during football conditioning drills A Florida teen died this week after collapsing during football conditioning drills at the high school he was to attend next year — prompting a district-wide stoppage of all athletic activities to revi...
20:12 2019-06-13

Pronged attack: Spieth drills rake, shoots wild 69 Jordan Spieth, whose roller-coaster ride at the U.S. Open on Friday included seven birdies and five bogeys, hit a rake that nobody saw sitting atop a fairway bunker on No. 2....
04:00 2019-06-15

KYEM, FEMA Conducting Series Of Earthquake Drills In Kentucky FRANKFORT, Ky – Local and national emergency officials are conducting a series of earthquake drills in Kentucky. The Kentucky Division of Emergency Management (KYEM), in partnership with Federal Emerg...
03:00 2019-06-03

Utah teachers attend firearms drills to prepare for active shooters At least 30 Utah teachers banded together to partake in a series of trainings where police instructed them how to use guns to respond to an active shooter....
23:00 2019-07-06

School shooter drills are unnecessarily terrifying children: New York Post columnist School shooter drills are terrorizing children unnecessarily and they should not be a staple in the everyday lives of students, New York Post columnist Karol Markowicz has argued....
19:12 2019-06-04

Gun discharges in bathroom of southeast Ace Hardware TUCSON – A gun was discharged inside the bathroom of a southeast Ace Hardware Thursday. According to Tucson Police Department, the firearm was discharged when someone’s handgun fell out of...
02:48 2019-06-21

After Trump calls off military strike against Iran, the US struck Iranian military computers U.S. military cyber forces launched a strike against Iran after President Donald Trump backed away from plans for a more conventional military strike....
22:24 2019-06-23

Sudan military council says it foils attempted military coup Sudan’s ruling military council says it has foiled an attempted military coup just days after the military and a pro-democracy coalition agreed on a joint sovereign council to rule the country during ...
01:36 2019-07-12

Sudan military council says it foiled attempted military coup A top Sudanese general has said the country's ruling military council has foiled a coup attempt. General Jamal Omar in a statement broadcast on state television said 12 officers and four soldiers had ...
04:00 2019-07-12

House fire displaces three in Southeast Tucson TUCSON – Tucson Fire Department responded Tuesday afternoon to reports of a fire at a multiplex in the 2700 block of South Oakenshield Way. According to reports, a floor fan caught fire and spre...
05:24 2019-05-22

Tremors rattle southeast Albania, injuring 4 Albanian authorities said an earthquake on Saturday with a preliminary magnitude of 5.3 has struck rural areas southeast of the capital, injuring four people and damaging about 100 houses...
15:24 2019-06-01

New Fund for Southeast Asia Tech Hits First Close A new Southeast Asia-focused private-equity firm launched by a group of seasoned technology executives has hit the first close of its debut fund, the latest sign of investors’ growing enthusiasm for s...
05:12 2019-06-14

Investors are excited about Southeast Asia. Here's their advice for start-ups Silicon Valley has long been the epicenter of global start-up innovation, but investors are now looking further afield to emerging start-up hubs like Southeast Asia. They shared their advice for hopef...
16:48 2019-07-02

Southeast Asia should ban foreign trash imports: environmentalists Environmental groups called on Tuesday for Southeast Asian countries to ban waste imports from developed countries to help tackle a pollution crisis, as regional leaders prepare to meet this week in B...
14:36 2019-06-18

Southeast Asia should ban imports of foreign trash: environmentalists Environmental groups called on Tuesday for Southeast Asian countries to ban waste imports from developed countries to help tackle a plastic pollution crisis, as regional leaders prepare to meet this w...
17:12 2019-06-18

Remnants of storm Barry dump more rain in the U.S. southeast The remnants of the once mighty storm Barry, the first hurricane of the 2019 season, dumped dangerous amounts of rain as it crawled north through the United States on Monday after coming ashore west o...
18:01 2019-07-15

Southeast faces record hot temperatures over Memorial Day weekend Temperatures approaching the century mark amid the hottest weather yet this year will challenge records this weekend in many places, which date back to the late 1800s and early 1900s....
19:12 2019-05-24

Southeast Asian leaders open summit in Bangkok Southeast Asian leaders opened a two-day summit in Bangkok on Saturday, though it was unclear what progress their 10-country group could make on disputes in the South China Sea and the plight of ethni...
08:36 2019-06-22

Flash flooding, heatwave threaten central, Southeast U.S More violent thunderstorms are expected to unleash flash flooding across the central United States in coming days while record high temperatures will bake the Deep South and Carolinas....
23:00 2019-05-24

Remnants of storm Barry dump more rain in the US southeast Barry, now downgraded to a tropical depression, still packed winds of up to 25 mph and could drop 5 inches or more of rain on a water-logged Louisiana....
20:48 2019-07-15

TRAFFIC ALERT: Serious accident involving motorcyclist on southeast side TUCSON- The Tucson Police Department is working a serious-injury collision involving a motorcyclist near E. Old Vail and S Houghton Roads. Police advise avoiding the area. TRAFFIC ALERT Please avoid ...
05:24 2019-07-05

Southeast side road improvement project nears completion TUCSON – Drivers who commute from the Rita Ranch area have another change headed their way. They have not been able to use a stretch of Valencia Road for a few months but starting at 9 a.m. on T...
15:12 2019-06-11

Southeast Asian nations vow to combat plastic debris in oceans Southeast Asian nations vowed on Saturday to fight against plastic pollution in the ocean, as their leaders adopted a joint declaration during a summit in Bangkok....
16:36 2019-06-22

Recyclers Cringe as Southeast Asia Says It’s Sick of the West’s Trash After China restricted plastic scrap imports, countries like Malaysia took the brunt of the waste. But now there’s a regionwide backlash, and recyclers are worried....
15:00 2019-06-07

Ex-president of Sea Ltd launches PE firm to back Southeast Asia start-ups Nicholas Nash, the former president of Singapore-based online gaming and e-commerce company Sea Ltd, has launched a private equity firm - Asia Partners - to invest in Southeast Asian technology start-...
05:36 2019-06-14

Lukas Euler Named to PING All-Southeast Region Team FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – After enjoying the most prolific season of his four-year career, senior Lukas Euler continues to earn recognition for his efforts. Euler was named to the PING All-Southeast Region...
01:36 2019-05-26

Storm inundates Southeast, including foot of rain in western N.C. More than 12 inches of rain has triggered major flooding in parts of western North Carolina as the southeastern United States faces more flooding downpours into midweek....
23:48 2019-06-09

It's not wet everywhere: Record-shattering hot, dry weather sparks drought and wildfires in Southeast While the Plains and Midwest endure drenching rain and record-breaking floods, extreme heat is fueling drought conditions and fires in the Southeast.        ...
20:36 2019-05-30

Indonesia becomes latest Southeast Asian country to return waste to the West Indonesia has sent back a consignment of Canadian paper waste, imported via the United States, because it was contaminated with material including plastic, rubber and diapers, the environment ministry...
14:12 2019-06-17

Magnitude 6.8 quake strikes south southeast of Kermadecs in Pacific: USGS A magnitude 6.8 quake struck south southeast of Raoul Island in South Pacific chain of the Kermadec Islands, the U.S. Geological Survey said. There were no immediate reports of casualties....
10:36 2019-06-19

Flooded Arkansas, Oklahoma brace for more rain; Southeast gets record heat Flooded Arkansas and Oklahoma were bracing for more rain that will feed the already swollen Arkansas River, forecasters said on Monday, as Missouri deployed the National Guard in anticipation of furth...
06:36 2019-05-28

Record heat hits U.S. Southeast, threat of flooding remains in Central states A heat wave with record-breaking potential gripped the southeastern United States on Monday, while the Central Plains will get a respite from the deadly weather that has pounded and flooded the region...
21:00 2019-05-27

Southeast Asia Doesn’t Want to Be the World’s Dumping Ground. Here’s How Some Countries Are Pushing Back The global trash trade has reached a turning point; wealthier nations have long shipped their plastic waste to the developing world to be processed, but in recent months, some nations in Southeast Asi...
12:36 2019-06-03

Southeast Asian nations, among worst ocean polluters, aim to curb plastic debris Thai zero-waste advocate Thanaboon Somboon never leaves his home without what he calls a full "weaponry" of reusable shopping bags, coffee tumblers and stainless steel straws for his daily battle agai...
08:48 2019-06-21

Livelihoods of millions in East and Southeast Asia at risk from Swine Fever epidemic The rapid spread of African Swine Fever (ASF) across East and Southeast Asia is threatening the food security and livelihoods of millions of households in the region which rely on pig farming, The UN’...
19:24 2019-07-02

Month of rain in a day: Parts of Southeast deal with flooding, high water rescues Roads became rivers, high-water rescues were underway, and states of emergency were declared in parts of the Southeast.        ...
23:00 2019-06-09

First stop Southeast Asia: SoftBank, Toyota's autonomous car venture heads overseas The self-driving car joint venture of SoftBank Corp and Toyota Motor plans to begin operating in Southeast Asia next year, in its first overseas foray, its chief executive said on Tuesday....
15:00 2019-06-11

Man buys painting for $300 that could be worth millions Philip Stapleton was perusing a thrift sale in the UK when he came across a painting he liked so much, he spent nearly $300 on it, even though he assumed it was fake. But after doing some research and...
23:12 2019-06-07

CEO buys over-the-top Hamptons manse for around $35M — more than half off Real estate hotshot Ivan Kaufman, CEO and president of Arbor Realty Trust, is in contract to buy Three Ponds Farm in Bridgehampton for around $35 million — more than half off of its $75 million asking...
03:36 2019-05-30

U.S. billionaire Commisso buys Italy's Fiorentina "Billionaire Rocco Commisso has bought Italian Serie A soccer club ACF Fiorentina from the Della Valle family, his U.S. cable company Mediacom Communications announced on Thursday."...
14:24 2019-06-06

James Dyson buys £43m penthouse in Singapore Purchase comes months after British inventor revealed plans to move firm to city-stateBillionaire inventor James Dyson has bought a £43m luxury penthouse, thought to be the most expensive flat in Sing...
17:00 2019-07-12

'No one buys albums': why pop stars are selling cannabis From Jenny Lewis to Margo Price, pot is music’s new money-spinner. And it’s targeting womenBid farewell to the merch stand mainstays of T-shirts and tote bags and say hello to pop’s latest money-spinn...
08:48 2019-06-01

Tracy Morgan Buys a Used Bugatti Only to Get It Sideswiped 30 Minutes Later Man, poor Tracy Morgan seems to have the worst luck with cars and driving, sometimes. It was about five years ago that a Walmart truck crashed into the bus he was in, severely injuring him. This accid...
20:24 2019-06-05

Apple reportedly buys asthma-monitoring startup Apple has snapped up a company called Tueo Health, which was working on an app to help parents monitor asthma symptoms of their sleeping kids, according to CNBC. The startup's CEO and chief opera...
02:24 2019-05-25

India's Hexaware Technologies buys U.S.-based Mobiquity for $182 mln Indian IT services company Hexaware Technologies Ltd said on Friday it bought privately owned Mobiquity Inc for $182 million, to expand its cloud and automation service offerings....
05:36 2019-06-14

Springer jobs portal buys Appcast for 70 mln euros German publisher Axel Springer said on Monday that its Stepstone jobs portal had bought an 85% stake in Appcast, a U.S. technology company specialising in so-called programmatic advertising, for aroun...
15:12 2019-07-01

Automattic buys Prospress in digital subscription push The company behind WordPress.com and WooCommerce, Automattic has acquired the startup Prospress as it looks to expand its digital subscription offerings.The small startup made a name for itself by dev...
23:12 2019-05-24

Soccer-U.S. billionaire Commisso buys Italy's Fiorentina Billionaire Rocco Commisso has bought Italian Serie A soccer club ACF Fiorentina from the Della Valle family, his U.S. cable company Mediacom Communications announced on Thursday....
14:36 2019-06-06

Britain's Serco buys U.S. defence supplier NSBU for $225 mln British outsourcer Serco will buy Alion's Naval Systems Business Unit (NSBU), a provider of ship and submarine engineering services to the U.S. Navy, for $225 million, Serco said on Thursday....
10:00 2019-05-23

Men spend more on impulse buys than women. Here are 6 ways to break the habit A new CNBC and Acorns survey shows that men spend more on impulse buys than women, breaking old stereotypes. Experts give tips on how to break the habit by leaving your credit card behind and being mi...
15:00 2019-07-01

Springer jobs portal buys Appcast for 70 million euros German publisher Axel Springer said on Monday that its Stepstone jobs portal had bought an 85% stake in Appcast, a U.S. technology company specializing in so-called programmatic advertising, for aroun...
20:24 2019-07-01

Netflix buys 'Power of the Dog' Western starring Moss, Cumberbatch Netflix has bought global rights to The Power of the Dog, a feature film directed by Jane Campion (The Piano, The Portrait of a Lady) and starring Elisabeth Moss and Benedict Cumberbatch. The streamin...
03:00 2019-05-31

LVMH Buys Minority Stake in Stella McCartney House LVMH Möet Hennessy Louis Vuitton bought a minority stake in the British fashion house set up by Stella McCartney, giving the French luxury company a high-profile vehicle to tap growing demand for high...
04:12 2019-07-16

Paxton Media Group buys newspapers in Michigan, Tennessee GRAND HAVEN, Mich. (AP) — A Kentucky-based media company has bought daily newspapers in Grand Haven, Michigan, and Lebanon, Tennessee. Paxton Media Group announced Friday it bought the Grand Haven Tri...
23:24 2019-05-31

The US laid out its plan to kick Turkey out of the F-35 program if it buys Russia's S-400 Reuters The US has laid out a plan to kick Turkey out of the F-35 program over Ankara's purchase of Russia's S-400 air-defense system. The US has already said it would stop accepting Turkish pilots f...
02:48 2019-06-08

Azerion buys Spil Games’ mobile game division Media, gaming, and tech company Azerion has acquired the mobile game division of Spil Games. The two companies have also set up a strategic partnership.Read More...
16:24 2019-06-20

Italy's Edison buys EDF assets to boost green credentials Italy's Edison has agreed to buy green energy assets from its French parent company EDF to make it Italy's No. 2 wind player and pave the way for "major" growth in solar power....
00:24 2019-06-20

Germany's Stada buys six of GSK's consumer brands, eyes further deals Private equity-backed generic drugmaker Stada said on Friday it would buy six consumer healthcare products from British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline to bolster its presence in Europe....
11:24 2019-06-07

Digital insights firm Contentsquare buys Israel's Clicktale Contentsquare, which provides insights into customers' digital experiences, has acquired Israeli rival Clicktale for an undisclosed amount, the companies said on Monday....
20:24 2019-07-01

Microsoft Buys Psychonauts 2 Developer Double Fine Productions Surprising the audience in attendance at its E3 2019 press conference (and basically everyone), Microsoft today announced that it has acquired Double Fine, the studio that made Psychonauts and is curr...
02:24 2019-06-10

Compassionate cop buys stranded Florida family Taco Bell When two weeks ago a Florida police officer met a family in need, she helped out in the best way she could — by buying them each a meal from Taco Bell. Officer Mikayla Edwards, of the Lynn Haven Polic...
00:12 2019-06-13

Central Park Five member buys $960K Harlem apartment At age 16, Korey Wise was the eldest of the Central Park Five to be wrongfully accused and jailed in the 1989 rape and beating of a 28-year-old jogger. Wise, portrayed by Jharrel Jerome in Netflix’s “...
03:00 2019-07-04

Actor BD Wong quietly buys home in converted church Tony-winning actor BD Wong has quietly purchased a duplex in a converted Brooklyn Heights church for $1.25 million, according to records recently filed with the city. Wong is known to many for his rol...
01:48 2019-06-06

Toddler accidentally buys $430 couch on Amazon while playing with phone, mom says A California mother is warning others to lock down their Amazon accounts after her 2-year-old daughter purchased a $430 couch through her shopping app — with just one click....
17:24 2019-06-30

Abu Dhabi sovereign fund buys 25% stake in 330 Madison Avenue Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) has bought a 25% stake in 330 Madison Avenue in New York from Vornado Realty Trust a spokesman of sovereign wealth fund ADIA said on Wednesday....
08:48 2019-06-12

Cop buys family groceries after finding boy ‘getting snacks’ for younger sibling A Texas police officer went beyond the call of duty last week after learning that a young boy walking alone in an Austin parking lot was out “getting snacks” for a younger sibling. Officer James Riley...
13:12 2019-06-12

Blockchain startup Ripple buys $30 million stake in MoneyGram Blockchain firm Ripple has bought $30 million worth of shares and warrants in MoneyGram International Inc, the two companies said on Monday, as they partner to use Ripple's product for cross-border pa...
00:00 2019-06-18

Delta buys stake in Korean Air parent, may help avert activist threat Delta Air Lines bought a 4.3% stake in Korean Air Lines Co's parent company and said it wants to raise it to 10%, giving a boost to the management of South Korea's top carrier that seeks to thwart a l...
05:48 2019-06-21

Altria buys 80% stake in Swiss tobacco company Burger Sohne The Altria Group is buying an 80 percent share in Swiss company Burger Sohne and will commercialize one of its smokeless tobacco products, the companies announced Monday....
19:24 2019-06-03

German Chip Maker Infineon Buys U.S. Rival in $9.4 Billion Deal German chip maker Infineon Technologies said it would acquire Cypress Semiconductor in a multi-billion dollar deal, the latest in a series of transactions that have been reshaping the industry....
15:36 2019-06-03

Merck buys Peloton to expand its kidney cancer treatment portfolio U.S. drugmaker Merck & Co Inc on Tuesday agreed to buy Peloton Therapeutics Inc for $1.05 billion in cash, gaining access to the privately held company's lead kidney cancer drug candidate....
17:12 2019-05-21

UPDATE 1-Serco buys U.S. defence supplier NSBU for $225 mln in boost to earnings Serco will buy Alion's Naval Systems Business Unit (NSBU), which supplies ship and submarine engineering services to the U.S. Navy, for $225 million, the British outsourcer said on Thursday, adding it...
10:00 2019-05-23

Intuit buys data analytics startup as part of AI expansion efforts Intuit plans to use the acquisition of Origami Logic to better analyze multiple data sets, which would allow for more personalized services and products across its portfolio....
01:00 2019-05-29

US tip-off leads to arrest after man buys child abuse imagery with cryptocurrency in Australia An Australian man has been charged after authorities linked him to a cryptocurrency account used to buy child exploitation material. An investigation, following a tip off from US authorities in Decemb...
12:48 2019-07-09

UPDATE 4-Delta buys stake in Korean Air, seeks to expand in Asia Delta Air Lines Inc said on Thursday it had acquired a 4.3% stake in joint-venture partner Korean Air Lines Co Ltd's parent company with a view toward expanding across Asia....
03:00 2019-06-21

Mining company Power Resources buys Woodford-backed Metalysis Mining company Power Resources Group (PRG) said on Friday it was buying Metalysis, a British high-tech specialist which was backed by asset manager Neil Woodford, out of administration....
19:36 2019-07-05

Vivendi's Havas buys Battery, advertising firm known for Netflix work French advertising company Havas, part of the Vivendi media conglomerate, has agreed to buy U.S. advertising company Battery, whose clients include Netflix....
11:36 2019-06-20

‘Pokémon Go’ creator buys hybrid board game company Sensible Object Niantic, the company behind Pokémon Go, is up to something -- but exactly what is yet to be revealed. Following a number of AR and game company acquisitions over the last 18 months, Niantic has...
13:48 2019-06-18

Power couple who sold DC home to Obamas buys $9M Brooklyn townhouse Political power couple Joe Lockhart and Giovanna Gray Lockhart have presidential taste when it comes to homes. After selling their Washington, DC, home to the Obamas for $8.1 million in 2017 — t...
18:48 2019-06-18

Billionaire James Dyson reportedly buys $54 million penthouse in Singapore British technology firm founder James Dyson and his wife have reportedly purchased a luxury penthouse in Singapore for a record S$73.8 million ($54.2 million)....
07:12 2019-07-10

James Ruppert: when shopping saloons, designer labels make great used buys Used Mondeos are good value – and better still in Vignale spec Reader Lee reminded me of a glory time for Ford of Europe when it was making models that people really wanted to buy. He has seen some o...
19:48 2019-05-28

Uber co-founder buys record-breaking LA mansion for $72.5m as drivers fight for wages Los Angeles sees a spike in the homelessness population while homes the size of football fields are selling for more than $100m Two massive luxury real estate deals in Los Angeles have shone a harsh l...
05:00 2019-07-03

Sobi buys rare-disease drug emapalumab, zooms in on hematology and immunology Rare diseases specialist Swedish Orphan Biovitrum (Sobi) has agreed to buy the drug emapalumab and is reorganizing to increase focus on late-stage development in hematology and immunology....
17:48 2019-06-12

Texas cop buys groceries for family after finding young boy alone 'getting snacks for younger sibling' A Texas police officer went beyond the call of duty last week after learning that a young boy walking alone in an Austin parking lot was out “getting snacks” for a younger sibling....
19:48 2019-06-11

UPDATE 1-Aquis buys London-based NEX in pursuit of European exchange ambition Aquis Exchange moved to create a pan-European listings venue by buying British growth stocks platform NEX Exchange from CME Group for a nominal one pound on Friday....
15:36 2019-07-05

Back home in Indiana: Bob Knight buys house three miles from Assembly Hall Bob Knight was fired from Indiana in 2000, but he recently bought a home near the campus in Bloomington for $600,000 after appearances in state.       ...
09:12 2019-07-12

UPDATE 2-Merck buys Peloton to expand its kidney cancer treatment portfolio U.S. drugmaker Merck & Co Inc on Tuesday agreed to buy Peloton Therapeutics Inc for $1.05 billion in cash, gaining access to the privately held company's lead kidney cancer drug candidate....
16:36 2019-05-21

Navy Chief Buys Jeep Compass From Canteen Weeks Before New Rules Kick In From June 1, cars that cost more than Rs 12 lakh will no longer be available at subsidized rates from the government canteen. Just days before the new rule kicks in, outgoing Navy Chief Admiral Sunil....
15:48 2019-05-29

Esports platform Super League Gaming, in first post-IPO deal, buys Framerate The amateur esports platform Super League Gaming Inc has acquired the fast-growing social video network Framerate for $2.5 million in cash and stock, according to a corporate filing on Friday....
01:48 2019-06-08

'White Knight' Delta buys stake in Korean Air parent, dampens activist threat Delta Air Lines bought a small stake in Korean Air Lines Co's parent company and said it wants to increase it to 10%, giving a boost to the management of South Korea's top carrier that seeks to thwart...
12:24 2019-06-21

JP Morgan buys health-care payments firm InstaMed in bank's biggest deal since financial crisis The $500 million-plus deal shows that the nation's largest bank views the fast-changing world of payments as a battleground worthy of aggressive wagers....
18:48 2019-05-21

Taiwan celebrates Asia's first same-sex weddings Beaming in the bright sunshine, Amber Wang took the hand of her new wife, Kristin Huang, on the steps of the Xinyi District office in Taipei, Friday, making history as one of the first same-sex couple...
10:36 2019-05-24

Taiwan allows gay couples to register marriages Taiwan officially allowed same-sex couples to register their marriages on Friday after the parliament passed the laws to legalize same-sex marriage a week ago. (May 24)      ...
12:00 2019-05-24

First Couples Say ‘I Do’ in Taiwan After Same-Sex Marriage Is Legalized Tears flowed and bouquets flew on Friday as hundreds of same-sex couples exchanged vows in Taipei’s Shinyi District. Taiwan became the first country in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage when it...
12:36 2019-05-24

Same-sex couples in Taiwan wed at massive banquet TAIPEI, Taiwan — More than 1,000 people attended a mass wedding banquet in Taiwan’s capital to celebrate the marriage of same-sex couples after a landmark decision legalizing the unions. Taiwan became...
19:24 2019-05-27

Boredom sometimes holds the key for Madison Madison Keys dispatched Katerina Siniakova to reach the quarter-finals of the French Open on Monday before revealing a little-known weapon in a top tennis player's armory -- a mastery of boredom....
18:48 2019-06-03

Ellen DeGeneres buys Adam Levine’s house: the chatshow host bought the Maroon 5 singer's Beverly Hills home for £35m The Maroon 5 frontman has made a killing – he paid just £26.7m for the property only a little over a year ago and had it on the market for just five weeks before it sold to the US comedian and talk sh...
15:48 2019-05-29

Marriage Equality Comes to Taiwan in a Historic First for Asia Tens of thousands of celebrators gathered outside Taiwan’s parliament on May 17, waving rainbow flags as the island’s government became the first in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage. The...
16:36 2019-05-23

Populist Mayor Is Picked to Run Against Taiwan’s President Han Kuo-yu, the mayor of Kaohsiung, favors closer ties with China, offering voters a stark contrast to President Tsai Ing-wen, who is often sharply critical of Beijing....
16:48 2019-07-15

Hundreds marry as Taiwan becomes first in Asia to allow same-sex unions The legislature of the island near the Chinese mainland voted last week, 66 to 27, to recognize same-sex unions, becoming the first in Asia to do so....
18:48 2019-05-24

Japan Display says Taiwan's TPK decided against investing Japan Display Inc on Monday said it has received notice from TPK Holding Co Ltd that the Taiwanese flat screen maker has decided against investing in the Apple Inc supplier....
05:36 2019-06-17

| WATCH: Taiwan allows gay couples to register marriages Taiwan officially allowed same-sex couples to register their marriages after the parliament passed the laws to legalize same-sex marriage a week ago....
22:00 2019-05-24

Taiwan leader Tsai gets party nod to run for re-election TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen has won a ruling party primary, setting up a likely run for re-election in January. The Democratic Progressive Party announced the primary r...
07:12 2019-06-13

Same-sex couples start registering marriages in Taiwan TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Hundreds of same-sex couples in Taiwan are rushing to get married on the first day a landmark decision to legalize same-sex marriage takes effect. One household registration offi...
08:24 2019-05-24

Intel will tease 10-nm Ice Lake processor in Taiwan ntel said it will show a number of new products, including its 10-nanometer mobile processor code-named Ice Lake. It will also show a desktop gaming chip.Read More...
23:00 2019-05-26

Taiwan is first country in Asia to approve same-sex marriage The vote allows same-sex couples full legal marriage rights, including in areas such as taxes, insurance and child custody.        ...
15:36 2019-05-21

Taiwan president heads to Caribbean with US stops Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen has departed for a four-country state visit to the Caribbean with stops in the United States on the way there and back...
10:00 2019-07-11

Taiwan gay marriage: Hundreds tie the knot on historic day Hundreds of gay couples in Taiwan have rushed to get married on Friday - the first day a landmark decision that legalised same-sex marriage took effect....
14:24 2019-05-24

Kim holds mass celebration in Xi's honor Xi Jinping and Kim Jong Un attended an elaborate celebration in Pyongyang Thursday celebrating 70 years of diplomatic relations between China and North Korea, underscoring their alliance amid challeng...
19:12 2019-06-21

Europe holds "most important" EU vote Europeans start voting on Thursday in four days of elections to the EU parliament that will influence not just Brussels policy for the next five years but, to some extent, the very future of the Union...
16:48 2019-05-22

Pagenaud holds off Rossi to win Indianapolis 500 Simon Pagenaud steered clear of trouble on the track and in the pits, then out-duelled Alexander Rossi in a final lap shootout to win the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday and give team owner Roger Penske a ...
00:24 2019-05-27

Fed Holds Rates Steady, Hints at a Possible Cut Federal Reserve officials held their benchmark interest rate steady on Wednesday but hinted they would cut rates in the months ahead if the economic outlook weakens. “The case for somewhat more accomo...
21:12 2019-06-19

Forget the 'Polar Vortex.' Here comes the 'Death Ridge' and record heat for the Southeast A blistering, dangerous heat wave, which one expert calls a "death ridge," is poised to scorch the southeastern U.S. over the Memorial Day weekend.        ...
03:48 2019-05-24

YouTuber buys town of Hell, Michigan, renames it ‘Gay Hell’ A musician bought the town of Hell, Michigan — and renamed it “Gay Hell,” according to a report. Elijah Daniel, who is also a popular YouTube user known for his crude humor on the so...
07:48 2019-06-18

Taiwan opposition party picks mayor to run for president Taiwan’s main opposition party has picked a populist, pro-China mayor as its candidate for the 2020 presidential race against an incumbent who often bashes Beijing...
05:36 2019-07-15

US official urges Pacific nations to keep ties with Taiwan CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A top U.S. diplomat for Southeast Asia has urged Pacific island nations not to withdraw diplomatic recognition of Taiwan, warning that Chinese pressure to change Taiwan̵...
07:12 2019-05-24

Taiwan president in U.S. after warning of threat from 'overseas forces' Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen arrived in the United States on Thursday on a trip that has angered Beijing, warning that democracy must be defended and the island faced threats from "overseas forces...
22:24 2019-07-11

US answers Taiwan's plea for tanks despite Beijing’s anger Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s team authorized the sale of military equipment valued at $2.2 billion to Taiwan, just a few months after President Tsai Ing-wen made a public appeal for new tanks and ...
04:48 2019-07-11

Taiwan's TSMC says chip shipments to Huawei not affected by U.S. ban TSMC, the world's biggest contract chipmaker, said on Thursday its shipments to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd are not affected by U.S. action aimed at curbing the telecom equipment maker's access...
06:24 2019-05-23

Taiwan used to be home to a huge number of bears. No one really knows how many are left Classified as "endangered" by the Taiwan government, Formosan black bears are being pushed to the brink of extinction by illegal hunting and land clearing....
04:00 2019-06-09

Inflatable ‘Tank Man’ in Taiwan marks Tiananmen protests TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — An artist has erected an inflatable display in Taiwan’s capital to mark an iconic moment in the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy protests. The larger-than-life balloon instal...
09:24 2019-06-01

Taiwan's finance system: Not-so-crazy, rich and regulated Over the last 30 years, Taiwan has become very wealthy – is that in spite of, or because of, the pariah island’s tightly restricted financial system? New finance minister, Su Jain-rong, gives Asiamone...
11:48 2019-06-28

Taiwan confirms request for US tanks, air defense systems Taiwan has confirmed it has asked to purchase more than 100 U.S. tanks, along with air defense and anti-tank missile systems in a major potential arms sale that could worsen frictions between Washingt...
08:48 2019-06-06

A Chinese invasion of Taiwan would be a bloody, logistical nightmare Roaring out of the sky, an F-16V fighter jet lands smoothly to rearm and refuel on an unremarkable freeway in rural Taiwan, surrounded by rice paddies....
04:24 2019-06-24

Taiwan celebrates Asia's first same-sex marriages as couples tie knot Same-sex couples tied the knot in emotional scenes in Taiwan on Friday, the first legal marriages in Asia hailed by activists as a social revolution for the region....
10:24 2019-05-24

The English manager in charge of Taiwan's football team Three years ago Louis Lancaster was coaching youth players at Watford. Now he is taking Taiwan up the Fifa world rankingsBy Chris Evans for The Set PiecesIt was the hardest decision of Louis Lancaster...
13:01 2019-05-22

US Approves Potential $2.2 Billion Weapons Sale To Taiwan The US State Department has approved the potential sale to Taiwan of $2.2 billion in arms, including Abrams tanks and Stinger missiles, the Pentagon said on Monday....
13:36 2019-07-09

Jansen holds on as Dodgers edge Cubs Cody Bellinger hit a home run, and closer Kenley Jansen found a bit of redemption as the Los Angeles Dodgers earned a 3-2 victory Sunday over the visiting Chicago Cubs....
10:48 2019-06-17

Apps Purged by Apple Say It Holds the Key They Need to Get Back In Seventeen companies that make apps designed to fight iPhone addiction called on Apple to let them use technology that would resolve privacy concerns....
04:00 2019-05-31

Jittery Jazz holds on to win Korea Open Rising Thai talent Jazz Janewattananond blew a substantial lead on the back nine but still held on to win the Korea Open by a single stroke from local Hwang Inn-choon at Cheonan on Sunday....
11:36 2019-06-23

Israel Election Do-Over Holds New Challenges for Netanyahu Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faces a tough re-election bid in September, the latest polls show, as he struggles to build a strong right-wing coalition that could be further challenged by ...
14:24 2019-07-05

Ukraine holds its biggest ever Gay Pride parade Huge crowds, including Western diplomats, have marched through central Kyiv for the city's annual Gay Pride parade. Authorities deployed a heavy police contingent and National Guard members to protect...
23:36 2019-06-23

This dog goalie holds 3 Guinness World Records Purin the Super Beagle holds three Guinness World Records for performing dog tricks. She's been named the best dog soccer goalie in the world. Visit INSIDER's homepage for more stories. See Also:Why V...
07:12 2019-07-16

Fed holds rates steady. Here's what that means for your wallet Here's a breakdown of what Wednesday's Fed decision means for your bank account, mortgage, credit card, student loan balance and car payment....
21:36 2019-06-19

Reavie holds off Bradley, Sucher for first win in 11 years Chez Reavie won the Travelers Championship on Sunday for his second PGA Tour victory and first in 11 years, closing with a 1-under 69 for a four-stroke victory over Keegan Bradley and Zack Sucher ...
03:00 2019-06-24

Gun-wielding granny holds wanted man at gunpoint A gun-wielding grandmother in Alabama confronted a wanted man in her driveway on Monday after he crashed a stolen car near her home, according to investigators. Marcia Black, 75, said she pointed a ri...
11:36 2019-06-20

Mamata Banerjee Holds Meeting With SC/ST Legislators West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee held a meeting with Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes legislators of all parties for the first time since her Trinamool Congress party came to power in.....
23:24 2019-07-02

Three holds more 5G trials ahead of summer launch Three has revealed it is trialling its 5G-powered home broadband service in two London boroughs and has started a series of upgrades to its 4G network which will provide the foundation for a full 5G m...
13:00 2019-06-18

Pagenaud holds off Rossi to win 103rd Indy 500 Simon Pagenaud has won his first Indianapolis 500, making an audacious pass of Alexander Rossi before taking the white flag and holding off the hard-charging driver from Andretti Autosport....
00:24 2019-05-27

As ‘Rocketman’ Prepares to Take Off, Hollywood Holds Its Breath Depending on ticket sales, the R-rated musical fantasia about Elton John could have ripple effects for its star, its studio and the wider film industry....
15:12 2019-05-21

Elton John: ‘There's no holds barred’ in ‘Rocketman’ Elton John, whose musical biopic "Rocketman" releases Friday, said it took decades for him to warm to the idea of a movie, and years more to make sure it was done honestly....
17:24 2019-05-31

This transport stock holds the key to earnings season Trucking giant J.B. Hunt's upcoming earnings report has put the falling transport stocks back in focus, and experts are closely watching their results....
21:24 2019-07-15

U.S. holds out for more from Mexico in talks over tariffs, border Mexican and U.S. officials are set to resume talks on trade and migration on Thursday, with the United States resisting calls from its southern neighbor, businesses and some Republican lawmakers to ea...
19:00 2019-06-06

The sexy theory behind T. rex’s tiny arms Paleontologists have discovered a remarkable amount of new information about dinosaurs over the past few decades. Michael J. Benton, a professor of vertebrate paleontology at the University of Bristol...
22:12 2019-06-01

Top Recruit Stiff-Arms The NCAA High school basketball player R.J. Hampton is the No. 5-ranked prospect on ESPN’s list of 100 recruits from the class of 2019, and this morning we all found out that he will not be playing college bas...
17:24 2019-05-28

Barnes & Noble acquired: Elliott Management buys bookstore chain, plans 'growth strategy' Barnes & Noble has agreed to sell itself to an arm of investment firm Elliott Management, which owns one of the largest booksellers in the U.K.        ...
18:12 2019-06-07

YouTuber "buys" Hell, Michigan, renames it Gay Hell A YouTube star has “purchased” the town of Hell, Michigan, re-named it “Gay Hell,” and outlawed flying any flag that is not a Pride flag as a protest of Donald Trump. Elijah Daniel, a YouTube comedian...
22:12 2019-06-18

Taiwan lashes back at Chinese defense minister’s threats TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan is lashing out at the Chinese defense minister’s renewed threat to use force to assert China’s claim to the island, accusing Beijing of creating unease in the ...
07:36 2019-06-03

Taiwan lashes back at Chinese defense minister's threats Taiwan is lashing out at the Chinese defense minister's renewed threat to use force to assert China's claim to the island, accusing Beijing of creating unease in the region and seeking to "expand its ...
10:24 2019-06-03

U.S. Plans More Than $2 Billion in Weapons Sales to Taiwan, Angering Beijing The U.S. is planning a new effort to help the Taiwanese government upgrade its military by allowing Taipei to buy billions of dollars’ worth of weapons systems, possibly including more than 100 tanks—...
07:24 2019-06-07

Taiwan's CPC sees little impact after tanker attacked in Middle East Taiwan's state oil refiner CPC Corp said on Friday it was still accessing the damage to a tanker it had charted to carry fuel from the Middle East that was suspected to have been attacked, while the c...
12:24 2019-06-14

Balloon 'Tank Man' in Taiwan marks 30 years since Tiananmen crackdown A Taiwanese artist has created giant inflatables of a tank and "tank man" - the lone protester who stood in front of a convoy of tanks on Beijing's Tiananmen Square - to mark 30 years since China's......
17:48 2019-05-21

Taiwan president travels to Haiti to bolster relations in the region Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen visited Haiti on Saturday in an attempt to bolster support in the region after the neighboring Dominican Republic broke diplomatic ties with Taiwan last year....
06:00 2019-07-14

The Latest: Hong Kong students protest bill in Taiwan HONG KONG (AP) — Latest on the debate around Hong Kong extradition legislation (all times local): 2 p.m. Dozens of people are protesting outside the Hong Kong Consulate in Taiwan to denounce proposed ...
09:12 2019-06-12

Inflatable tank man in Taiwan marks Tiananmen Square anniversary An artist has erected an inflatable display in Taiwan’s capital to mark an iconic moment in the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy protests. The larger-than-life balloon installation, which stands in fron...
23:12 2019-06-01

Gogoro brings its on-demand electric scooter rentals to Taiwan Gogoro is expanding its on-demand scooter rental service. In August, the two-wheeled, electric Smartscooters will be available as part of a ridesharing program in Taiwan called GoShare. The scooters w...
23:00 2019-07-05

US to sell tanks, missiles to Taiwan amid tensions with Beijing The US State Department approved a sale of $2.2 billion in weapons to Taiwan, including over 100 tanks, despite protests from Beijing. The move still needs to be endorsed by the US Congress....
13:12 2019-07-09

Taiwan's CPC says tanker carrying naphtha attacked in Middle East An oil tanker chartered by Taiwan's state oil refiner CPC Corp to carry fuel from the Middle East was attacked earlier on Thursday, a senior company official said....
10:48 2019-06-13

Trump's tank sale to Taiwan is a boon for Ohio manufacturing The Trump administration's proposed sale of 108 M1A2T Abrams tanks to Taiwan not only serves a national security purpose — it is also a major boost to the Ohio manufacturing sector....
14:36 2019-07-12

Taiwan president leaves for U.S., warns of threat from 'overseas forces' Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen left for the United States on Thursday on a trip that has angered Beijing, warning democracy must be defended and the island faced threats from "overseas forces", in a ve...
08:48 2019-07-11

Taiwan's Tsai Ing-wen warns against 'overseas forces' at beginning of US trip Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen arrived in the United States Thursday, warning that democracy in her homeland faced renewed threats from "overseas forces," in comments seemingly aimed at China....
13:36 2019-07-12

PRECIOUS-Gold holds steady ahead of Fed meeting Gold held steady in early Asian trade on Tuesday as investors awaited the start of a two-day monetary policy meeting of the U.S. Federal Reserve for clues on interest rates....
07:24 2019-06-18

Greece’s Experiment With Populism Holds Lessons for Europe Greece’s radicals won praise for transforming themselves into a mainstream party of the center left. But the country’s economy has suffered greatly under their leadership....
16:36 2019-07-09

Toyota holds Le Mans 24 Hours front row after second qualifying Toyota is now on course to start the Le Mans 24 Hours first and second after its #7 and #8 LMP1 cars made significant gains in Thursday evening's qualifying session...
02:12 2019-06-14

Huawei holds on to No. 2 smartphone spot in first quarter: report Chinese telecom company Huawei held on to its spot as the world's second biggest smartphone vendor in the first quarter, before being blacklisted by the United States, research and advisory firm Gartn...
22:00 2019-05-28

Dollar holds near one-month high ahead of Fed minutes The U.S. dollar held near a one-month high on Wednesday amid heightened trade tensions between the United States and China and ahead of the release of Federal Reserve meeting minutes which may provide...
21:00 2019-05-22

You can now buy a waterproof purse that holds 6 mini bottles of prosecco Stickybaby Ruffino has teamed up with Brooklyn-based designer Stickybaby to design a purse that can hold up to six mini bottles of prosecco. The Ruffino Prosecco Six-Pack is a transparent tote bag w...
00:12 2019-07-02

Netflix will ‘rethink’ Georgia shoots if abortion law holds This photograph released by the state shows Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signing a bill that virtually outlaws abortion in the state on Wednesday, May 15, 2019, in Montgomery, Ala. Republicans who support th...
23:48 2019-05-28

Hamilton holds on in Monaco despite late Verstappen bump "Lewis Hamilton survived a late bump with Red Bull’s Max Verstappen to win the Monaco Grand Prix - although Mercedes\u0027 run of one-two finishes ended after Valtteri Bottas failed to keep his end of...
03:12 2019-05-27

Lexington Dream Factory Holds Annual Party LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 19) – The Lexington Dream Factory held their annual party at Kentucky Children’s Hospital Thursday. The Dream Factory fulfills dreams of children with critical and seve...
22:24 2019-06-20

Motor racing: Pagenaud holds off Rossi to win Indianapolis 500 French polesitter Simon Pagenaud steered clear of trouble on the track and in the pits, then outraced Alexander Rossi to the checkered flag at the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday....
23:24 2019-05-26

Woodland holds nerve to stay top at US Open, Rose one behind "An ice cool Gary Woodland held his nerve under mounting pressure to secure a one-shot lead heading into the final round of the US Open after seeing off challenges from Justin Rose and Brooks Koepka a...
11:00 2019-06-16

Wall Street holds on to gains ahead of G20 summit U.S. stocks were modestly higher on Thursday, propped up by financials, but caution reigned in the build-up to U.S.-China trade talks at the G20 summit this weekend....
20:12 2019-06-27

GOP holds US House seat in Penn. special election Republican Fred Keller, a conservative state lawmaker, won the special election for Congress on Tuesday in a heavily Republican district that sprawls across areas of central and northern Pennsylvania ...
17:12 2019-05-22

Hannah Green holds her nerve and becomes major champion CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — Hannah Green held her nerve and saved par from the bunker with a 5-foot putt on the final hole to win the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship for her first major championship, and...
04:00 2019-06-24

Gary Woodland holds off Koepka and Rose to win US Open American player celebrates winning first major titleAs it happened: Scott Murray’s hole-by-hole reportThe finest tribute payable to Gary Woodland for this, his maiden major triumph, lies in the identi...
09:12 2019-06-17

Gannett Holds Merger Talks With GateHouse Media USA Today publisher Gannett has recently held merger talks with GateHouse Media, a possible deal that would bring together the two largest newspaper groups in the country....
19:00 2019-05-30

Tucson Estates holds annual Memorial Day Parade TUCSON – The annual Memorial Day Parade at Tucson Estates was held on Monday, May 27. The parade was put on by the American Legion, American Veterans Post, and Tucson Estates Property Owners Ass...
09:00 2019-05-28

PACC holds free microchip, drive-through clinic TUCSON – Ahead of the Fourth of July festivities, Pima Animal Care Center will be hosting a free microchip clinic. The clinic will be from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, at 4000 N. Silverbell Rd. PACC...
03:24 2019-07-04

| WATCH: Sotheby's holds first-ever rare sneaker auction Auction house Sotheby's held a first-of-its-kind auction with 100 pairs of the rarest shoes ever produced up for grabs, including a replica of the futuristic self-lacing shoes from the 1989 sequel to ...
21:24 2019-07-13

Stubborn Argentina holds Japan to goalless draw Japan's quest to reach a third consecutive women's World Cup final began with a frustrating goalless draw against unheralded Argentina in Paris on Monday....
21:00 2019-06-10

Nation's capital holds its Independence Day Parade The nation's capital held its Independence Day Parade along historic Constitution Avenue with the backdrop of the Washington D.C monuments. (July 4)        ...
00:36 2019-07-05

Trump Holds Rally in Pennsylvania to Help a Congressional Candidate, and Himself The president held a rally on Monday in an area replete with culturally conservative, white, working-class voters whose energy in 2016 delivered the state’s 20 electoral votes to Mr. Trump....
15:12 2019-05-21

Hannah Green holds onto 1-shot lead at Hazeltine CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — Hannah Green has a one-shot lead going into the final round of the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship and fresh evidence that going after her first LPGA Tour victory at a major w...
04:48 2019-06-23

Mexico holds off Trump's fire, but seen vulnerable to new pressure Mexico avoided the most extreme immigration concession sought by U.S. President Donald Trump in the deal reached to fend off threatened tariffs, but it is left even weaker than before in the face of p...
11:00 2019-06-09

Analysis: Saudi and the arms race less spoken about It's the Middle East arms race that many people don't want to talk about. The White House may be preoccupied with Iran's past pursuit of nuclear weapons and its present strategic status in the region....
18:36 2019-06-08

German arms export approvals spike Permits for German arms exports soared in the first half of 2019, defying dips and restraint over the past three years, government data has shown. Hungary is the top destination for new weapons export...
07:00 2019-07-11

UN chief calls for arms embargo against Libya Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is strongly urging all countries to implement a U.N. arms embargo against Libya, saying illegal weapons transfers by land, sea and air are fueling the current fighti...
03:24 2019-06-11

Why fantasy owners should target veteran arms now As the MLB All-Star break approaches, fantasy baseball owners seeking a championship are neck-deep in preparations for a second-half push up the standings. Some are plotting out their attack on the ne...
09:24 2019-06-16

‘If You Don’t Have It, You’re Behind’: College Baseball’s Tech Arms Race The technological wave that swept M.L.B. has reached college baseball, but the price of high-tech devices has created a bigger gulf between the haves and have-nots....
19:48 2019-06-27

Saudi Arabia and the arms race that you've not heard enough about It's the Middle East arms race that many people don't want to talk about. The White House may be preoccupied with Iran's past pursuit of nuclear weapons and its present strategic status in the region....
08:48 2019-06-08

Taiwan on 'high alert' after finding invasive armyworm in corn crop Taiwan is on "high alert" for further damage by the fall armyworm, said Premier Su Tseng-chang on Tuesday, after the island reported its first sighting of the invasive pest in a corn field....
02:24 2019-06-12

Foxconn announces leadership overhaul as chairman seeks Taiwan presidency Apple supplier Foxconn on Tuesday announced a plan to overhaul its leadership structure in a move to allow more senior executives involved in the running of its daily operations....
08:36 2019-06-11

Hundreds of same-sex couples exchange vows as Taiwan recognizes same-sex marriage for the first time The legislature of the island near the Chinese mainland voted last week, 66 to 27, to recognize same-sex unions, becoming the first in Asia to do so....
23:36 2019-05-24

In Taiwan, Hong Kong immigrants despair over future back home Kitty Wong and Adolf Lim are tightening the screws on their future in Taiwan as they make the final touches to a hostel in the southern city of Tainan, that they hope will open its doors to holiday-ma...
08:00 2019-06-30

How US-built Abrams tanks could help Taiwan stop a Chinese ground attack The Trump administration’s plan to sell tanks, missiles and ground-launched air defenses to Taiwan embodies what might be called a strategic paradigm shift to empower the small island’s deterrence pos...
18:24 2019-06-18

Farooq Abdullah Holds "Chai Pe Charcha" In BJP Bastion Jammu A day after taking oath as a Lok Sabha member from Srinagar, former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah Tuesday held a National Conference version of "chai pe charcha" in the newly-turned...
06:48 2019-06-19

Billions schemes its way back to square one in a no-holds-barred finale “Can people change” is a bit of an overwrought theme for TV these days, the motivating engine of a thousand antihero shows that almost always answer either “no, but it’s complicated” or “yes, but it’s...
08:00 2019-06-10

European Central Bank holds out hope for growth rebound Top officials at the European Central Bank at their last meeting held on to their hopes for a return to stronger growth in the second half of the year even as they underlined their readiness to deploy...
15:00 2019-05-23

Notre Dame Cathedral holds first mass since devastating fire The Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris held its first mass since the April fire that destroyed parts of the iconic landmark.        ...
23:00 2019-06-15

Vintage Federer holds off Nadal to reach Wimbledon final Even for the two players vying for the title of GOAT (Greatest of All Time) it was perhaps greedy to expect them to produce a blockbuster to compare with their previous duel at Wimbledon....
23:24 2019-07-12

Actress Alyssa Milano holds off on 2020 presidential endorsement WASHINGTON – Actress and activist Alyssa Milano said she’s “playing the field” when it comes to 2020 Democratic candidates and isn’t ready to settle down and endorse anyone – despite her f...
01:12 2019-06-19

East Germany's Görlitz holds AfD-CDU runoff vote for mayor The far-right AfD hoped to win its first mayoral election in a runoff vote with the CDU. But according to media reports, the populist party has been outpaced by the CDU....
20:24 2019-06-16

S Jaishankar Holds Talks With French, Turkish Foreign Ministers External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar has held telephonic conversations with his French and Turkish counterparts with a focus on enhancing the bilateral ties with the two countries....
01:48 2019-06-06

UPDATE 1-Equinor to sell 16% shares it holds in Lundin Petroleum for about $1.56 bln Norwegian oil and gas firm Equinor ASA on Sunday said it will sell a 16% stake in Lundin Petroleum AB for about $1.56 billion, and in return acquire an additional 2.6% stake in Johan Sverdrup oilfield...
21:12 2019-07-07

Gary Woodland holds off Brooks Koepka charge to win US Open PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Gary Woodland denied Brooks Koepka’s bold bid at history with two clutch shots and made U.S. Open memories of his own, starting with that silver trophy in his hands at Peb...
04:24 2019-06-17

Siddaramaiah Holds Meeting With Rebel Lawmaker Ramalinga Reddy Congress Legislature Party (CLP) leader Siddaramaiah met Congress leader and rebel Lawmaker Ramalinga Reddy, hours after he held a meeting with party MLAs at Taj Vivanta on Sunday....
07:48 2019-07-15

Lewis Hamilton holds on to win dramatic Monaco Grand Prix A brilliant defensive drive from Lewis Hamilton saw the Brit extend his championship lead on the day the F1 world remembered Niki Lauda. Germany's Sebastian Vettel came in second to end Mercedes' perf...
21:01 2019-05-26

The Latest: Truex holds off Busch to defend Sonoma title SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR Cup Series race in Sonoma (all times local): Martin Truex Jr. has won the NASCAR Cup Series race at Sonoma Raceway for the second straight year, comforta...
04:00 2019-06-24

Tucson VA holds medical support assistant job fair Friday TUCSON –The Tucson VA Medical Center is hosting a Medical Support Assistant job fair Friday. The fair will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the R.E. Lindsey Auditorium, building 4 at 3601 S. Sixth Avenue...
00:24 2019-06-15

Martin Truex Jr. holds off Kyle Busch to win his third Cup race at Sonoma How the Toyota/Save Mart 350, the 16th race in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, played out Sunday at Sonoma Raceway.       ...
03:00 2019-06-24

| Paris's Notre-Dame holds first mass since devastating blaze The Notre Dame cathedral in Paris hosted its first mass on Saturday exactly two months after a devastating blaze, with priests and worshippers wearing hard hats to protect themselves against possible ...
08:36 2019-06-16

Fed Holds Rates Steady, Hints at Possible Cuts if Outlook Dims Federal Reserve officials held their benchmark interest rate steady, but indicated they would cut rates in the months ahead if the economic outlook weakens....
00:48 2019-06-20

RBI Holds Meeting Over Coin-Storage Crisis Of Banks In Shirdi The Reserve Bank of India has instructed nationalised banks to continue to accept coins deposited by the Saibaba temple at Shirdi in Maharashtra, the temple's managing body said Wednesday....
04:00 2019-06-20

Eye On Key Bills, Government Holds All-Party Meet Before Budget Session Prime Minister Narendra Modi held his first all-party meeting - his first after reclaiming power at the centre - this morning. An all-party meeting is a customary procedure before the beginning of......
09:36 2019-06-16

Dark Phoenix proves the X-Men need a no-holds-barred Marvel resurrection With the latest movie having a poor showing at the US box office and its best instalments Logan and Deadpool taking place outside the main continuum, the mutant saga won’t be missedIs it mere coincide...
13:24 2019-06-13

Albania holds local elections amid political turmoil TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albanians have started to cast ballots to elect mayors and city councils, or parliaments, amid a tense political conflict with the opposition boycotting the municipal elections....
12:24 2019-06-30

Lewis Hamilton holds Max Verstappen at bay to win Monaco Grand Prix • Dutch driver finishes second but penalty moves him to fourth• Sebastien Vettel jumps up to second with Valtteri Bottas thirdLewis Hamilton won the Monaco Grand Prix from pole position with a command...
18:36 2019-05-26

Iran holds back on threat to breach nuclear deal Country may be waiting on outcome of talks setting out plans to kickstart trade with EUIran has held back on its threat to make its first breach of the nuclear deal and may be waiting for the outcome ...
20:24 2019-06-27

Woodland holds nerve and U.S. Open lead midway through third round An ice cool Gary Woodland held his nerve under mounting pressure to maintain a two-shot lead midway through the third round of the U.S. Open on Saturday as the hopes of Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson ...
02:48 2019-06-16

Golf: Reavie holds off Bradley for first tour victory in 11 years Chez Reavie took advantage of a three-shot swing at the 17th hole to win his first PGA Tour event in 11 years by four strokes at the Travelers Championship on Sunday....
02:12 2019-06-24

U.S. walks out of U.N. arms forum as Venezuela takes chair The United States walked out of the Conference on Disarmament on Tuesday to protest Venezuela assuming the rotating presidency of the U.N.-sponsored forum - as it did a year ago when Syria took the ch...
11:36 2019-05-28

JPMorgan is investing billions in the tech arms' race. Here's everything you need to know. JPMorgan has been shaking up executive ranks in recent months as the race to see who might succeed CEO Jamie Dimon one day heats up. The country's biggest bank by assets is trying to find new ways to...
22:36 2019-06-03

CBI Searches 110 Locations In Corruption, Arms Smuggling Cases In a country-wide operation, the CBI carried out searches at 110 locations in 19 states in connection with fresh cases related to alleged corruption, arms smuggling and criminal misconduct, officials....
10:36 2019-07-09

UN extends arms embargo, sanctions against South Sudan UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council has approved a resolution extending an arms embargo and other sanctions against South Sudan over objections from African nations, Russia and China that ...
20:48 2019-05-30

Zarif says Iran not seeking nuclear arms: Twitter Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday Iran is not seeking nuclear weapons, which its supreme leader had banned in an edict, adding on Twitter that U.S. policies were hurting the Iranian...
23:24 2019-05-27

U.S. boycotts U.N. arms forum as Venezuela takes chair The United States walked out of the Conference on Disarmament on Tuesday to protest against Venezuela assuming the rotating presidency of the U.N.-sponsored forum - as it did a year ago when Syria too...
20:24 2019-05-28

UN chief urges implementation of arms embargo against Libya Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is strongly urging all countries to implement a U.N. arms embargo against Libya, saying illegal weapons transfers are fueling fighting in the oil-rich country....
20:00 2019-06-10

Opinion: Erdogan's ego trip buying Russian arms Turkey is determined to buy a Russian air defense system. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan no longer respects NATO. It's a dangerous decision — especially for the alliance, writes Peter Sturm....
19:48 2019-06-14

Red Sox trade for Andrew Cashner to strike first in AL arms race Your move, Brian Cashman. The Red Sox struck first in the AL East arms race by acquiring starting pitcher Andrew Cashner and cash consideration from the Orioles on Saturday. Boston is sending Baltimor...
00:24 2019-07-14

Airbus seeks resolution to German arms export row -CEO Airbus is in discussions to try to find solutions to a row with the German government over a ban on arms exports to Saudi Arabia that threatens a border security contract, Chief Executive Guillaume Fa...
01:24 2019-05-22

Don’t expect Brodie Van Wagenen to deal Mets’ top two arms MIAMI — Jacob deGrom and Noah Syndergaard probably can plan on continuing with the Mets beyond July 31. In assessing his trade chips Friday, general manager Brodie Van Wagenen said he would expect bot...
11:48 2019-07-13

Do you run with bent arms? Turns out it doesn't make much difference A study found that people don’t use any more energy by running with their arms held straight, even though they found it was a more awkward running style...
02:36 2019-07-10

Tunisia releases UN arms expert detained for spying German-Tunisian UN diplomat Moncef Kartas, who was jailed nearly two months ago on suspicion of espionage, has been temporarily released on bail. But the case against him continues....
10:48 2019-05-22

Russia: meeting with US on arms control a starting point MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s deputy foreign minister says a meeting with a U.S. counterpart was a starting point for working out fraught arms control issues. Sergei Ryabkov and U.S. Undersecretary of ...
17:24 2019-06-12

The Senate Still Wants to Stop Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia A new effort is underway in the Senate to stop the Trump administration’s arms sales to Saudi Arabia, according to Politico. After past efforts to curtail the relationship between the U.S. and Saudi A...
06:48 2019-06-10

Risk of nuclear war now highest since WW2, UN arms research chief says The risk of nuclear weapons being used is at its highest since World War Two, a senior U.N. security expert said on Tuesday, calling it an "urgent" issue that the world should take more seriously....
17:36 2019-05-22

Man loses arms, legs after trip to dentist gives him sepsis A trip to the dentist cost a healthy British dad both of his arms and legs after a tiny cut in his gum gave him sepsis, reports said. Tom Ray told an audience in a speech Wednesday about how, in 1999,...
06:48 2019-05-23

| UN hears calls to enforce Libya arms embargo The UN Security Council has renewed a green light to a European Union mission to combat migrant trafficking and arms smuggling off Libya's coast amid calls for action to cut the flow of weapons....
09:24 2019-06-11

U.S. foreign arms sales hit $44.15 billion in first three quarters of FY2019 The Pentagon's Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has executed $44.15 billion in U.S. foreign arms sales through June 19, and the agency's director said he was optimistic the total for the ful...
17:12 2019-06-19

| UN demands Tunisia drop charges against arms expert The United Nations has rejected Tunisia's reasons for the arrest in March of a UN expert on suspicion of espionage and demanded that charges against him dropped....
15:01 2019-05-21

Straight arms or bent? For walking, it's clear. For running, less so The way we walk is very efficient, but runners’ bent-arm bias is not so straightforwardIt is a question that perhaps only a scientist would ask and try to answer: why do we walk with straight arms but...
06:36 2019-07-10

Risk of nuclear war now highest since WW2, U.N. arms research chief says The risk of nuclear weapons being used is at its highest since World War Two, a senior U.N. security expert said on Tuesday, calling it an "urgent" issue that the world should take more seriously....
20:12 2019-05-21

| 'Fewer but newer' nuclear arms in the world, says report The overall number of nuclear warheads in the world has declined in the past year but nations are modernising their arsenals, a report published Monday said....
06:48 2019-06-18

Goldman Sachs to Combine Private-Investing Arms Goldman Sachs is pulling together four separate units that invest in private companies, real estate and other hard-to-access deals, creating a new unit....
04:12 2019-06-17

Foxconn picks chip-unit head for chairman, as Gou seeks Taiwan presidency Foxconn chose chip-unit boss Liu Young-way as chairman of the world's biggest electronics contract manufacturer to succeed Terry Gou, who is preparing to contest Taiwan's presidential elections next y...
09:36 2019-06-21

US imposes duties on steel from Vietnam originally produced in South Korea, Taiwan The U.S. Commerce Department said on Tuesday it would impose duties of up to 456% on certain steel produced in South Korea or Taiwan that are then shipped to Vietnam for minor processing and finally e...
08:00 2019-07-03

Israel holds 5G mobile network tender, aims for 2020 launch Israel launched a tender for fifth-generation (5G) cellular frequencies on Sunday, hoping discounts to cash-strapped mobile phone operators battling fierce competition will entice bids....
16:36 2019-07-14

Roger Stone holds Staten Island fundraiser to help with money woes An upbeat Roger Stone drew a standing-room-only crowd at his Staten Island legal defense fundraiser Saturday night, complaining to supporters about the “relentless attacks” against him in ...
09:24 2019-06-23

Trump holds historic meeting with Kim with a tweet, handshake and 'flowers of hope' U. S. President Donald Trump took a historic step into North Korea on Sunday, drawing on his penchant for showmanship and surprise to pull off talks with Kim Jong Un in the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) th...
16:12 2019-06-30

Bottas holds edge over Hamilton in Autosport readers' driver ratings Valtteri Bottas still holds a small lead over Mercedes Formula 1 team-mate Lewis Hamilton in the Autosport readers' driver ratings heading into the Monaco Grand Prix...
17:36 2019-05-24

Nirmala Sitharaman Holds Pre-Budget Meeting With State Finance Ministers Nirmala Sitharaman had earlier reviewed the state of the economy and discussed various budget-related suggestions and proposals at a meeting with financial sector regulators....
13:00 2019-06-21

Dane Cameron holds off Felipe Nasr for IMSA victory in Detroit Team Acura Penske's Dane Cameron held off a charging Felipe Nasr to secure a second successive IMSA victory for himself and team-mate Juan Pablo Montoya...
23:00 2019-06-01

Djokovic holds off spirited Spanish challenge to reach Wimbledon final Top seed and defending champion Novak Djokovic held off a spirited challenge from Spanish outsider Roberto Bautista Agut on Friday to triumph in four sets and advance to Sunday's Wimbledon final again...
18:24 2019-07-12

Bernie Sanders holds first home state rally of 2020 campaign MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Presidential hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders has held his first home state rally of his 2020 campaign, telling a large crowd on the Vermont Statehouse lawn that his ideas that seeme...
00:36 2019-05-26

CBS holds bizarre ‘pep rally’ for staffers amid ‘Evening News’ shake-up Norah O'Donnell, news division president Susan Zirinsky and new executive producer Kim Godwin starred in taped “music video” set to a DJ Khaled song....
01:36 2019-07-12

Sharad Pawar Holds Meetings To Prepare For Maharashtra Assembly Polls Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar and other senior leaders are holding meetings to identify candidates for the Maharashtra Assembly polls slated for later this year, a party functionary......
20:12 2019-06-21

Oil rises on supply cuts, but weak economy holds market back Oil prices rose on Monday after Saudi Arabia said producer club OPEC and Russia should restrict supplies to current levels, while Washington's withdrawal of a tariff threat against Mexico removed a cl...
10:24 2019-06-10

Le Mans 24 Hours: Kamui Kobayashi holds lead over Fernando Alonso Kamui Kobayashi edged the #7 Toyota crew closer to a maiden Le Mans 24 Hours victory by maintaining a 2m10s advantage over the sister #8 car of Fernando Alonso...
14:12 2019-06-16

Taliban car bomb kills at least 14 as group holds peace talks in Qatar A Taliban attack on a government security compound in central Afghanistan on Sunday killed at least 14 people and wounded more than 180, including scores of children, hours before a meeting in Qatar a...
18:24 2019-07-07

Autocar confidential: Volvo's views on saloons, Lexus holds on to hybrids and more Our reporters empty their notebooks to round up a week in gossip from across the automotive industry In this week's stroll through motoring's backstage area, we hear how Volkswagen plans to revolutio...
05:00 2019-06-04

Cycling: Carapaz holds off Nibali as Roglic loses more ground in Giro Ecuador's Richard Carapaz took a big step towards a Giro d'Italia title by holding off two-time champion Vincenzo Nibali and increasing his lead over Primoz Roglic in Tuesday's 16th stage....
18:36 2019-05-28

CANADA STOCKS-TSX rises as BoC holds rates, raises Q2 growth forecast Canada's main stock index rose on Wednesday, as the Bank of Canada held interest rates steady and raised its second-quarter growth forecast as expected, while highlighting the risks that trade wars po...
17:12 2019-07-10

Federal Reserve holds steady on rates but signals possible cuts ahead The US Federal Reserve held interest rates steady on Wednesday but signaled possible rate cuts of as much as half a percentage point over the remainder of this year, as it responded to increased econo...
02:24 2019-06-20

Giro d’Italia: Richard Carapaz holds off Simon Yates to take overall lead • Ecuadoran leads by seven seconds after winning stage 14• British rider finishes second and now lies ninth overallEcuador’s Richard Carapaz won stage 14 of the Giro d’Italia to grab the overall race ...
19:24 2019-05-25

Simon Pagenaud dominates, holds off Alexander Rossi to score first Indianapolis 500 win Frenchman wins his first Indianapolis 500 title, leading over 100 laps and holding off Alexander Rossi in a 13-lap sprint to the checkered flag.        ...
23:12 2019-05-26

Iceland's Eurovision entry Hatari holds up Palestinian flag during contest Iceland's hair-raising heavy metal Eurovision act Hatari raised Palestinian flags during their appearance on the show, which had been steeped in controversy over its host country of Israel....
15:01 2019-05-21

Singapore holds gay pride rally amid calls for repeal of colonial-era law Thousands of people took part in Singapore's annual gay pride rally on Saturday, with many calling for a law banning gay sex to be scrapped following similar measures elsewhere in the region....
19:01 2019-06-29

Congressman Barr Holds Send-Off For Students Headed To Service Academies LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – Congressman Andy Barr held a send-off ceremony for eight extraordinary high school graduates from the Sixth Congressional District who are preparing to enter the armed ...
19:48 2019-06-14

PRECIOUS-Gold holds near 2-week low on firm dollar ahead of Fed minutes Gold steadied on Wednesday after falling to a more than two-week low in the previous session, as a stronger dollar dented demand for bullion ahead of the release of minutes from the U.S. Federal Reser...
03:36 2019-05-22

| A damning photo holds a Swiss-Russian mine accountable in Guatemala A group of fishermen from an indigenous community in Guatemala demanded to know more about the environmental impact of a ferronickel mine established on their ancestral land. One of them was killed, a...
11:00 2019-06-20

Redemption awaits Algeria’s Youcef Belaili if form holds against Nigeria From a ban for drug use in 2016 to an enduring strike partnership with Baghdad Bounedjah, destiny appears to be on the side of Djamel Belmadi’s unheralded mavericksIn March 2016 a shot at the Africa C...
12:36 2019-07-13

US Senate Rejects Saudi Arms Sales In Rebuke To Trump The U.S. Senate on Thursday voted to block the sale of billions of dollars in military sales to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and other countries, rejecting President Donald Trump's decision....
03:00 2019-06-21

UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia unlawful, court rules British arms sales to Saudi Arabia were unlawful because they did not properly consider whether the weapons would be used to commit "serious violations of international humanitarian law," the UK Court...
03:24 2019-06-21

David Squires on … the Women's World Cup and arms in unnatural positions Our cartoonist on handball shenanigans, scary celebrations and the Nations LeagueBuy a copy of this cartoon in our print shopTake a look through David’s archive of cartoons Continue reading......
15:00 2019-06-11

Dem, GOP senators want to check Trump’s power to sell arms to Saudis WASHINGTON — Two senators plan to introduce a bill Monday designed to force a vote on current and future U.S. arms sales and other military support to Saudi Arabia, saying it was time lawmakers checke...
00:36 2019-06-10

Father and daughter who drowned in each other’s arms are laid to rest Migrant father and his 23-month-old daughter who drowned trying to cross the Rio Grande into Texas are laid to rest in their native El Salvador.        ...
22:12 2019-07-01

| Libya arms embargo must be enforced - UN chief Antonio Guterres All countries must implement a UN arms embargo against Libya with illegal weapons transfers by land, sea and air fuelling the current fighting in the oil-rich country, UN Secretary-General Antonio Gut...
15:24 2019-06-11

This clever transforming robot flies and rolls on its rotating arms There’s great potential in using both drones and ground-based robots for situations like disaster response, but generally these platforms either fly or creep along the ground. Not the “Fly...
17:12 2019-05-21

Call to arms: how can Australia avoid a slow and painful decline? Australia has been warned it risks ‘drifting into the future’ if it fails to respond to challenges in a fast-changing worldAustralia is at a crossroads. Drift towards a future of slow decline economic...
01:48 2019-06-18

Navy arms destroyers with new high-powered laser, changes war tactics If swarms of enemy small attack boats armed with guns and explosives approached a Navy ship, alongside missile-armed drones and helicopters closing into strike range, ship commanders would instantly b...
16:24 2019-07-08

Defying Congress, Trump sets big arms sales to Saudis, UAE U.S. President Donald Trump, saying there is a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, is clearing the sale of billions of dollars worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia and other countries, U.S. ...
20:24 2019-05-24

US Senate To Vote On Blocking $8.1 Billion Saudi Arms Sales The US Senate will vote Thursday on whether to block $8.1 billion in arms sales to Saudi Arabia and other Arab allies, a lawmaker said, as legislators' outrage with the kingdom grows....
04:12 2019-06-20

The Guardian view on hacking: a dangerous arms trade | Editorial Cyberweapons are dangerous in themselves. Their proliferation makes them much more harmfulNSO Group, an Israeli firm that has risen to a billion-dollar valuation on the strength of the aggressive hack...
22:24 2019-05-21

2 Terrorists Killed In Encounter in J&K's Kulgam, Cache Of Arms Seized Two terrorists were killed today in an encounter with security forces in Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir. A cache of arms and ammunition were recovered from the site....
08:24 2019-05-22

Russia says U.S. nuclear accusation is an attack on global arms control Russia's ambassador to the United States on Thursday said a U.S. allegation that Moscow may be conducting banned nuclear tests was a calculated attempt to undermine nuclear arms control, Russian state...
09:36 2019-05-30

British government to seek appeal after Saudi arms ruling The British government will to seek permission to appeal after a court ruled its approach to Saudi arms export licences was unlawful, the Department for Trade said on Thursday....
13:12 2019-06-20

Britain broke the law on Saudi arms exports, court rules Britain's government broke the law by allowing arms exports to Saudi Arabia that might have been used in Yemen's war, a court ruled on Thursday, after activists argued the weapons were likely operated...
14:24 2019-06-20

Britain broke law in allowing arms exports to Saudis: court Britain broke the law by allowing arms sales to Saudi Arabia that might have been deployed in the war in Yemen, an English court ruled on Thursday after activists said there was evidence the weapons h...
17:36 2019-06-20

Britain Broke Law In Allowing Arms Exports To Saudis, Says UK Court Britain broke the law by allowing arms sales to Saudi Arabia that might have been deployed in the war in Yemen, an English court ruled on Thursday after activists said there was evidence the weapons.....
19:24 2019-06-20

Yemen: Houthi drone 'hits Saudi arms depot' Iran-aligned Houthi rebels say they have flown a bomb-laden drone into an airport with a military base in Saudi Arabia. This comes amid a recent spike in tensions between the regional rivals....
20:24 2019-05-21

Senate rejects Saudi arms sales in rebuke to Trump The U.S. Senate on Thursday voted to block the sale of billions of dollars in military sales to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and other countries, rejecting President Donald Trump's decision ...
21:00 2019-06-20

Senate fails to block arms sales to Bahrain and Qatar The Senate failed to pass two resolutions Thursday intended to block arms sales to Bahrain and Qatar. The resolutions, introduced by Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), are part of a broader effort to curb the pr...
20:12 2019-06-13

Court rules UK must reconsider arms sales to Saudi Arabia LONDON (AP) — A British court has ruled that the U.K. government must reconsider its decision to sell weapons to Saudi Arabia for use in the Yemen war. The Court of Appeal ruled Thursday in favor of a...
14:36 2019-06-20

Kim Kardashian West locks arms with prison reform warriors Brittany K. Barnett and MiAngel Cody are warrior attorneys with a mission as they lock arms with Kim Kardashian West to free nonviolent drug offenders serving federal life terms...
20:48 2019-05-23

Trump Invokes Emergency Authority for Arms Sales to Saudis, U.A.E. The Trump administration invoked a rarely used provision of American arms-control laws to sidestep Congress and authorize billions of dollars in weapons sales to key Mideast allies....
22:12 2019-05-24

U.S. arms makers see booming European demand as threats multiply U.S. arms makers say European demand for fighter jets, missile defenses and other weapons is growing fast amid heightened concerns about Russia and Iran....
00:00 2019-06-24

Senators to introduce more legislation opposing Saudi arms sales WASHINGTON — Opposition to President Donald Trump’s Saudi Arabia policy and use of executive power is building in Congress, where senators have introduced more legislation aimed at blocking the sale o...
04:48 2019-06-10

US chemical arms destruction plant halted by seep from tank PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — An Army facility in southern Colorado has temporarily stopped destroying obsolete chemical weapons because of liquid hazardous waste seeping from a storage tank. Officials said Th...
23:12 2019-06-06

Iran Will Be "Wealthy, Best Friend" If It Renounces Nuclear Arms: Trump US President Donald Trump said Saturday that he would be Iran's "best friend" and that the Islamic republic could be a "wealthy" country if it renounced nuclear weapons, amid soaring tensions between....
00:24 2019-06-23

Argentina Police Foil International Arms-Smuggling Operation Acting on tips from the United States and Brazil, the authorities raided several sites, arresting 23 people and confiscating more than 2,500 weapons....
15:36 2019-06-28

Trump mulls bypassing Congress on Saudi arms sales WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials say the Trump administration is considering an emergency declaration that would allow it to make a new arms shipment to Saudi Arabia without the approval of Congress. ...
00:48 2019-05-24

US arms control office critically understaffed under Trump, experts say State department office whittled down in staff numbers from 14 at start of administration to four as Trump shifts approach, experts sayA state department office tasked with negotiating and implementin...
13:00 2019-07-01

Senators will try to block Trump’s arms sales to Saudi Arabia A bipartisan group of senators will try to block the Trump administration’s use of emergency authority to sell arms to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, setting up a possible showdown with th...
20:00 2019-06-05

Turquoise Coast is the next seaside hotspot The clear waters and sandy beaches of the Turquoise Coast -- or the Turkish Riviera -- are a quieter and less expensive option to other Mediterranean destinations. From Bodrum to Antalaya, find out wh...
19:48 2019-07-05

Coast guard rescues man, dog from Barry The U.S. Coast Guard released video of a helicopter crew rescuing a 77-year-old man and a dog from a home after floodwaters from Tropical Storm Barry inundated southern Louisiana. (July 14)  ...
23:24 2019-07-15

Blast-hit tankers to be assessed off UAE coast The two oil tankers crippled in attacks in the Gulf of Oman last week that Washington and Riyadh have blamed on Iran are being assessed off the coast off the United Arab Emirates before their cargos a...
16:00 2019-06-16

Sea-Eye rescues 44 migrants off Libya's coast A German rescue boat has picked up 44 people that were stranded off the Libyan coast. The rescue comes a day after the same boat handed over 65 migrants to Malta....
02:36 2019-07-09

Mississippi Gulf Coast food and fun Coastal Mississippi is a place to seek out fresh, local cuisine, dive into the region’s history and discover everyday magic in the local towns.       ...
21:48 2019-06-10

Strong earthquake off coast of El Salvador SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — A strong earthquake hit off the coast of El Salvador early Thursday, sending frightened residents running out of their homes in the predawn hours. Authorities said a s...
13:24 2019-05-30

Apple supplier Foxconn said to plan management overhaul as its chairman seeks Taiwan presidency Apple supplier Foxconn is planning to overhaul its management structure to get more senior executives involved in the running of its daily operations, a person with direct knowledge of the matter told...
10:24 2019-06-07

Exclusive: Foxconn plans management overhaul as Chairman Gou seeks Taiwan presidency: source Apple supplier Foxconn is planning to overhaul its management structure to get more senior executives involved in the running of its daily operations, a person with direct knowledge of the matter told...
03:12 2019-06-07

UPDATE 1-U.S. slaps duties on steel from Vietnam originally produced in South Korea, Taiwan The U.S. Commerce Department said on Tuesday it would impose duties of up to 456% on certain steel produced in South Korea or Taiwan that are then shipped to Vietnam for minor processing and finally e...
03:24 2019-07-03

Kaohsiung mayor wins opposition party's nomination for Taiwan's 2020 presidential election The mayor of Taiwan's southern port city Han Kuo-yu on Monday won the opposition party's hotly contested nomination for the 2020 presidential election, posting a direct challenge to President Tsai Ing...
06:12 2019-07-15

Ducky’s new limited-edition mechanical keyboard pays tribute to Taiwan’s Paiwan community Ducky, known for its popular mechanical keyboards, is based in Taiwan and today at Computex it showed off its tribute to the country’s culture: the limited-edition “Year of the Pig” 65 percent keyboar...
22:00 2019-05-29

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen wins ruling party primary, setting up likely run for re-election in January TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen wins ruling party primary, setting up likely run for re-election in January. The post Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen wins ruling party primary, setti...
07:12 2019-06-13

Exclusive: Foxconn plans management overhaul as Chairman Gou seeks Taiwan presidency - source Apple supplier Foxconn is planning to overhaul its management structure to get more senior executives involved in the running of its daily operations, a person with direct knowledge of the matter told...
10:24 2019-06-06

Fate of Missouri's only abortion clinic at stake as St. Louis judge holds hearing The fate of Missouri's only abortion clinic will be at stake on Tuesday when a St. Louis judge hears arguments in Planned Parenthood's lawsuit aimed at forcing state health officials to renew the faci...
14:48 2019-06-04

Amit Shah Holds Meetings With Leaders From 3 Assembly Poll-Bound States Union Home Minister and BJP president Amit Shah today held meetings with the party's core group leaders from three Assembly poll-bound states. Party sources said Mr Shah held separate meetings with......
00:36 2019-06-10

Brazil Supreme Court minister holds up sale of Petrobras units - document Brazilian Supreme Court Minister Edson Fachin has issued a ruling that calls for the suspension of some major divestments by state-run oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro SA, according to a document seen by ...
21:12 2019-05-27

Transportation Secretary Chao reportedly still holds construction co. stake she pledged to divest Elaine Chao's shares have risen in value by more than $40,000 since the month she said she would let go of them, the Wall Street Journal reported....
17:36 2019-05-28

UPDATE 1-Brazil Supreme Court minister holds up sale of Petrobras units A Brazilian Supreme Court minister has issued a ruling that calls for the suspension of some major divestments by Petroleo Brasileiro SA, according to a document seen by Reuters on Monday, possibly cr...
21:12 2019-05-27

Evergreen Mortuary, Cemetery & Crematory holds ‘Heroes Remembered’ service Monday Memorial Day: Monday, May 27, 2019 / Courtesy: Bill Bahmer TUCSON – Evergreen Mortuary, Cemetery & Crematory will be holding its annual Memorial Day Service, “Heroes Remembered” on Monday. The service...
15:36 2019-05-27

UPDATE 2-Brazil Supreme Court minister holds up sale of Petrobras units A Brazilian Supreme Court judge has issued an injunction suspending some major divestments by Petroleo Brasileiro SA, according to a document seen by Reuters on Monday, possibly creating a major heada...
01:12 2019-05-28

Rain Rally: Higa holds onto US Women's Open lead after delay Mamiko Higa of Japan birdied three of her final six holes following a nearly two-hour weather delay to shoot an even-par 71 and maintain a one-shot lead in the suspended second round of the U.S. Women...
07:00 2019-06-01

Giro d'Italia: Cima holds off pack to win stage while Carapaz retains lead Damiano Cima wins enthralling sprint finishRichard Carapaz retains overall lead from Vincenzo NibaliThe Italian rider Damiano Cima won the 18th stage of the Giro d’Italia after a thrilling sprint fini...
01:00 2019-05-31

Trump administration holds off redirecting California's high-speed rail money The Trump administration on Wednesday agreed not to immediately redirect nearly $1 billion it is withholding from California's high-speed rail project, one of several disputes between Republican Trump...
00:12 2019-05-23

Tokyo zoo holds escape drill with world's most committed polar bear actor Daniel Day-Lewis and Christian Bale, accomplished method actors that they are, pale in comparison to a lesser known, far more committed thespian: the anonymous person who dresses up like a polar bear ...
19:12 2019-06-28