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 2018-04-25 05:04 

Central News Agency

Wife of jailed Taiwanese activist appeals to EU for support...

Brussels, April 25 (CNA) The wife of Taiwanese democracy activist Lee Ming-che (), who is serving a five-year jail sentence in China for promoting human rights, urged the European Commission (EC) on Tuesday to tell Beijing to support freedom of speech and...

 2018-04-25 05:02 

China Post

California man convicted of torture deaths of 2 children...

SALINAS, Calif. (AP) — A jury in Northern California convicted a 20-year-old man of torturing, starving and beating two children whose bodies were found in a storage unit.KSBW-TV in Salinas reports a jury on Monday found Gustavo Curiel guilty in the...

 2018-04-25 04:59 

China Post

Court orders judge to free rapper Meek Mill on bail...

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pennsylvania's highest court has ordered a judge to free rapper Meek Mill on bail while he appeals decade-old gun and drug convictions.The Supreme Court directed a Philadelphia judge who had jailed him to immediately issue an...

 2018-04-25 04:58 

China Post

Official: Mexican reporter Valdez killed because of his work...

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's national security commissioner says respected journalist Javier Valdez was killed last year because of his work.National Security Commissioner Renato Sales also said Tuesday at a brief news conference that the arrest ...

 2018-04-25 04:57 

China Post

Senate leaders try to get spending bills back on track...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate's GOP and Democratic leaders can't agree on much, but they both say they want to dedicate weeks to passing legislation to fund the government next year — and avoid the annual take-it-or-leave-it vote on a f...

 2018-04-25 04:56 

China Post

Q&A: How walkout by Arizona teachers is expected to play out...

PHOENIX (AP) — Tens of thousands of Arizona teachers are poised to walk off the job this week to demand more funding for public education, an unprecedented action in this conservative state without many union protections.Educators who are among the ...

 2018-04-25 04:55 

China Post

Texans GM Gaine navigates draft minus picks in 1st 2 rounds...

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston Texans general manager Brian Gaine has quite a challenge as he prepares for his first draft with the team.He enters Thursday looking to upgrade a team that went 4-12 last season and has no picks in the first two rounds. Instea...

 2018-04-25 04:54 

China Post

Ballard collects high draft picks as Colts start rebuilding...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Chris Ballard started collecting draft chips last month. He's hoping the Indianapolis Colts add a few more this week.The second-year general manager is going all in on a simple, proven plan to put the Colts back on a playoff ...

 2018-04-25 04:53 

China Post

Broncos have their highest pick since 2011...

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Von Miller publicly pleaded with John Elway to sign free agent quarterback Kirk Cousins this offseason only to see the Denver Broncos GM reel in Case Keenum instead.So, Miller isn't offering his boss any advice on who to ...

 2018-04-25 04:52 

China Post

Raiders keep same draft approach under new coach Gruden...

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The approach Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie takes into the NFL draft is no different with Jon Gruden as coach than it was in previous years with Jack Del Rio and Dennis Allen at the helm....

 2018-04-25 04:51 

China Post

Chiefs GM Brett Veach prepped for first draft in charge...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Brett Veach has made so many maneuvers involving draft picks since taking over as the Kansas City Chiefs' general manager that it's hard to believe he's never led an actual draft.That changes this week.The young f...

 2018-04-25 04:50 

China Post

Next QB?: Chargers contemplate drafting successor to Rivers...

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — For any NFL team with a star quarterback of a certain age, the draft is an annual chance to anoint a successor.It's also a chance for fans, pundits and the rest of the league to spend several months enthusiastically dis...

 2018-04-25 04:15 

China Post

EPA chief signs proposal limiting science used in decisions...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt has signed a proposed rule that would restrict the types of scientific studies regulators can use to determine the impact of pesticide and pollution exposure on human healt...

 2018-04-25 04:14 

China Post

Former bus driver gets 4 years in crash that killed 6 kids...

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — An ex-Tennessee school bus driver who was at the wheel in a wreck that killed six children has been sentenced to four years in prison for criminally negligent homicide.Media reported that a Chattanooga judge sentenced Johnt...

 2018-04-25 04:13 

China Post

Disney shows how Han Solo and Lando meet at CinemaCon...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Walt Disney Studios has previewed a scene from the Star Wars spinoff...

 2018-04-25 04:12 

China Post

Deadliest mass slayings in recent Canadian history...

Here are some of the deadliest mass murders in recent Canadian history:April 23, 2018: A man drives a white van for about a mile along a crowded Toronto sidewalk, killing 10 people and seriously injuring at least 13 others. Police arrest suspect Alek Mina...

 2018-04-25 04:11 

China Post

Student from Zambia performs in national poetry contest...

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A Maine high school student who fled his native Zambia says the experience of participating in a national spoken poetry competition was...

 2018-04-25 04:10 

China Post

The men of Hulu's 'Handmaid's Tale' make a stand on season....

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In the new season of...

 2018-04-25 04:09 

China Post

Nielsen data shows binging for Netflix's 'Lost in Space'...

NEW YORK (AP) — An estimated 6.3 million people saw the premiere of Netflix's...

 2018-04-25 04:08 

China Post

The Latest: Judge rejects mistrial bid in Copperfield trial...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on civil trial involving Las Vegas Strip headliner David Copperfield and a British tourist who claims he was seriously hurt in a fall while taking part in a signature Copperfield illusion in 2013 (all times local):12:55 p...

 2018-04-25 04:07 

China Post

After a death, how much can 'broken heart' hurt survivors?...

You hear it whenever someone gets sick or dies soon after losing a spouse: Was it because of a broken heart? Stress might not be to blame for former President George H.W. Bush's hospitalization a day after his wife's funeral, but it does the body ...

 2018-04-25 04:06 

China Post

Toronto van attack suspect was student, ex-military recruit...

TORONTO (AP) — Details have begun to emerge about Alek Minassian, who was charged Tuesday with 10 counts of first-degree murder and 13 of attempted murder for driving a van into a crowded sidewalk in Toronto. Here is a look at the 25-year-old suspec...

 2018-04-25 04:04 

China Post

Prosecutor: Suspected nightclub shooter threatened witnesses...

CINCINNATI (AP) — Authorities say a man facing trial in a Cincinnati nightclub mass shooting that left two people dead and 15 injured received help from a jail inmate to bribe and intimidate witnesses.Hamilton County Assistant Prosecutor David Prem ...

 2018-04-25 04:03 

Central News Agency

MasterLink Securities shares soar after buy-out deal...

Taipei, April 25 (CNA) Shares of MasterLink Securities Corp., one of Taiwan's leading brokerages, moved sharply higher on Wednesday morning after Shin Kong Financial Holding Co. announced it will bring the securities firm fully under its corporate umb...

 2018-04-25 04:02 

Central News Agency

Cloudy skies expected for Wednesday...

Taipei, April 25 (CNA) Cloudy skies are forecast around Taiwan on Wednesday but rain will be less likely as a weather front leaves the country, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB)....

 2018-04-25 04:00 

Taiwan News

The Latest: Bond revoked for suspect in Waffle House attack...

The Latest: Bond revoked for suspect in Waffle House attack...

 2018-04-25 04:00 

Taiwan News

Michigan mom sentenced to prison after 2nd infant death...

Michigan mom sentenced to prison after 2nd infant death...

 2018-04-25 04:00 

Taiwan News

Auditor's handling of whistleblower's claims is criticized...

Auditor's handling of whistleblower's claims is criticized...

 2018-04-25 04:00 

Taiwan News

Facebook rules at a glance: What's banned, exactly?...

Facebook rules at a glance: What's banned, exactly?...

 2018-04-25 04:00 

Taiwan News

Ibrahim Nasrallah wins Arabic book prize for dystopian novel...

Ibrahim Nasrallah wins Arabic book prize for dystopian novel...

 2018-04-25 04:00 

Taiwan News

Langer to miss Senior PGA title defense for son's graduation...

Langer to miss Senior PGA title defense for son's graduation...

 2018-04-25 04:00 

Taiwan News

Review: Van Morrison in relaxed groove with jazzy reworkings...

Review: Van Morrison in relaxed groove with jazzy reworkings...

 2018-04-25 04:00 

Taiwan News

Italian police seize weapons from Spain-bound rental car...

Italian police seize weapons from Spain-bound rental car...

 2018-04-25 04:00 

Taiwan News

McConaughey fears March for Our Lives will get 'hijacked'...

McConaughey fears March for Our Lives will get 'hijacked'...

 2018-04-25 04:00 

Taiwan News

The Latest: Former Christie allies argue for reversals...

The Latest: Former Christie allies argue for reversals...

 2018-04-25 04:00 

Taiwan News

Senator warns bankers that Dodd-Frank relief could stall...

Senator warns bankers that Dodd-Frank relief could stall...

 2018-04-25 04:00 

Taiwan News

Australia's Michael Matthews wins Tour of Romandie prologue...

Australia's Michael Matthews wins Tour of Romandie prologue...

 2018-04-25 04:00 

Taiwan News

Alaska Airlines tightens emotional support animal policy...

Alaska Airlines tightens emotional support animal policy...

 2018-04-25 04:00 

Taiwan News

Business events scheduled for Wednesday...

Business events scheduled for Wednesday...

 2018-04-25 04:00 

Taiwan News

Tractor trailer overturns, hundreds of chickens killed...

Tractor trailer overturns, hundreds of chickens killed...

 2018-04-25 04:00 

Taiwan News

NBA great Ray Allen talks about what it means to be 'clutch'...

NBA great Ray Allen talks about what it means to be 'clutch'...

 2018-04-25 04:00 

Taiwan News

Goffin defeats Granollers in 2nd round of Barcelona Open...

Goffin defeats Granollers in 2nd round of Barcelona Open...

 2018-04-25 04:00 

Taiwan News

The Latest: Spokesman: George HW Bush responding, recovering...

The Latest: Spokesman: George HW Bush responding, recovering...

 2018-04-25 04:00 

Taiwan News

Copperfield returns to stand in British man injury lawsuit...

Copperfield returns to stand in British man injury lawsuit...

 2018-04-25 04:00 

Taiwan News

Israel cancels expulsions of African migrants...

Israel cancels expulsions of African migrants...

 2018-04-25 04:00 

Taiwan News

Lawyers wrap up case blaming pork giant for ghastly smells...

Lawyers wrap up case blaming pork giant for ghastly smells...

 2018-04-25 04:00 

Taiwan News

President Trump says US troops will be coming home, but wants to leave 'strong and lasting footprint' in Syria...

President Trump says US troops will be coming home, but wants to leave 'strong and lasting footprint' in Syria...

 2018-04-25 04:00 

Taiwan News

Lawmakers: EPA security chief improperly runs outside firm...

Lawmakers: EPA security chief improperly runs outside firm...

 2018-04-25 04:00 

Taiwan News

'Infinity War' caps a decade of success for Marvel Studios...

'Infinity War' caps a decade of success for Marvel Studios...

 2018-04-25 04:00 

Taiwan News

A look at how Marvel Studios built a box-office juggernaut...

A look at how Marvel Studios built a box-office juggernaut...

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