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AP Interview: Taiwan may help if Hong Kong violence expands

AP Interview: Taiwan may help if Hong Kong violence expands

TAIPEI, Taiwan — Taiwan’s top diplomat said Tuesday that his government stands with Hong Kong citizens pushing for “freedom and democracy,” and would help those displaced from the semi-autonomous Chinese city if Beijing intervenes with greater force
Stormy Daniels' lawyers argue for timely lawyer-fee payments

Stormy Daniels' lawyers argue for timely lawyer-fee payments

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A judge should grant attorney fees to lawyers who represented porn actress Stormy Daniels in a lawsuit against Ohio's capital city before competing claims on Daniels' $450,000 settlement are dealt with, including a claim by President
Chile combs Antarctic for missing plane with 38 aboard

Chile combs Antarctic for missing plane with 38 aboard

PUNTA ARENAS, Chile — Search crews are combing the Antarctic for a Chilean military transport plane carrying 38 people that vanished en route to a base on the frozen continent and will tirelessly press ahead as the hunt gains widening international s
Increased activity on New Zealand volcano stymies recovery

Increased activity on New Zealand volcano stymies recovery

WHAKATANE, New Zealand — Experts said geothermal activity on a New Zealand volcanic island increased significantly on Wednesday, dealing a blow to relatives waiting for crews to recover the bodies that remain there following a deadly eruption two day

Pentagon orders review of international student vetting

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon on Tuesday ordered a broad review of vetting procedures for international students who participate in training on U.S.
Cardi B shows up at court in style for strip club fight case

Cardi B shows up at court in style for strip club fight case

NEW YORK — Cardi B turned up for a court appearance Tuesday in an attempted assault case, staying mum — except for fashion statements — as it proceeds.

Publisher Skyhorse plans to release impeachment report

NEW YORK — A second publisher plans to release the Impeachment Report in book form, and this edition will feature a defence of President Donald Trump.
Newspaper criticizes film's take on Olympic bombing coverage

Newspaper criticizes film's take on Olympic bombing coverage

ATLANTA — After a bomb exploded in a downtown Atlanta park midway through the 1996 Olympics, a security guard initially cast as a hero was recast as a villain virtually overnight.
Netflix says more than 26M watched 'The Irishman' in 7 days

Netflix says more than 26M watched 'The Irishman' in 7 days

NEW YORK — Netflix says that 26.4 million households worldwide watched “The Irishman” in its first week of streaming. That figure includes those who watched at least 70% of Martin Scorsese's 3 1/2 hour crime epic.
Handke takes Nobel Literature Prize amid protest

Handke takes Nobel Literature Prize amid protest

STOCKHOLM — Author Peter Handke received his Nobel Literature Prize on Tuesday amid criticism of him in Sweden and abroad as an apologist for Serb war crimes in the 1990s.