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 2018-05-28 05:02 

Central News Agency

U.S. congressman introduces bill to help boost Taiwan's defense...

Washington, May 27 (CNA) A U.S. congressman has introduced a bill to establish a Taiwan Defense Assessment Commission, strengthening the U.S. commitment to the defense of Taiwan....

 2018-05-28 05:02 

China Post

J.A. Happ bests former team, Blue Jays top Phillies 5-3...

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Devon Travis and Dwight Smith Jr. each hit two-run doubles, J.A. Happ pitched neatly into the seventh inning and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Philadelphia Phillies 5-3 Sunday.Curtis Granderson added a solo homer to help the Blu...

 2018-05-28 05:01 

China Post

Cardinals rally past slumping Pirates 6-4...

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Harrison Bader's pinch-hit bloop single off Pittsburgh closer Felipe Vazquez keyed a late rally and helped the St. Louis Cardinals surge past the slumping Pirates 6-4 on Sunday.The Cardinals won for just the fourth time in 19 g...

 2018-05-28 05:00 

China Post

Tanaka leads Yankees over Ohtani, Angels 3-1...

NEW YORK (AP) — Masahiro Tanaka scattered three hits over six strong innings and struck out fellow Japanese countryman Shohei Ohtani twice as the New York Yankees defeated the Los Angeles Angels 3-1 Sunday.Brett Gardner had three hits for New York, ...

 2018-05-28 04:56 

The Mainichi

Men rearing toddlers an 'unwelcome idea,' says ruling party exec 2018/5/28...
 2018-05-28 04:56 

The Mainichi

Nihon Univ. players' parents blast school's handling of dirty tackle scandal in meeting 2018/5/28...
 2018-05-28 04:56 

The Mainichi

1 woman killed, another unconscious after 90-year-old driver hits pedestrians...
 2018-05-28 04:56 

The Mainichi

Tennis: Nishikori advances to 2nd round of French Open...
 2018-05-28 04:55 

The Mainichi

Man held in Venezuela for 2 years is welcomed home by Trump...
 2018-05-28 04:55 

The Mainichi

Maryland community heartbroken after second flood in 2 years...
 2018-05-28 04:52 

China Post

Oklahoma restaurant shooting victim in good condition...

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma City hospital says a 12-year-old girl is recovering after being shot at a local restaurant where the gunman was later shot dead by armed bystanders.A spokeswoman for Oklahoma Children's Hospital said Saturday tha...

 2018-05-28 04:51 

China Post

The Latest: Trump says US team in NKorea to plan summit...

The Latest on planning for a U.S-North Korea summit (all times EDT):4:30 p.m.President Donald Trump says a U.S. team is in North Korea to...

 2018-05-28 04:50 

China Post

Crashes claim some of Indianapolis 500's biggest stars...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — It was a tough day for some of the biggest names at the Indianapolis 500.Four-time series champion Sebastien Bourdais saw his championship hopes damaged when he hit the fourth-turn wall on Lap 139. Race winners Helio Castroneves ...

 2018-05-28 04:49 

China Post

Acuna injured in a tumble, Braves beat Red Sox 7-1...

BOSTON (AP) — Prized rookie Ronald Acuna Jr. took a high-flying tumble while beating out an infield hit, exiting with knee and lower back pain Sunday as the Atlanta Braves beat the Boston Red Sox 7-1.Acuna waved his arms...

 2018-05-28 04:48 

China Post

Near record heat causes trouble for Indy 500 drivers, fans...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Scores of fans sought treatment Sunday during one of the hottest races in the history of the Indianapolis 500.The temperature hit 91 degrees, matching the 2012 race for the second-hottest race day temperature. The hottest was 92 ...

 2018-05-28 04:47 

China Post

Harper homers as Nats beat Miami for 11th straight time, 5-2...

MIAMI (AP) — Bryce Harper hit his NL-leading 16th home run Sunday and the Washington Nationals completed a three-game sweep by beating the Miami Marlins for the 11th time in a row, 5-2.The Nationals matched the longest winning streak in franchise hi...

 2018-05-28 04:46 

China Post

FSU beats Louisville 11-8 in 10 innings for ACC title...

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Drew Mendoza hit a two-run double in the 10th inning, and Florida State beat Louisville 11-8 on Sunday to win its third Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament title in four years.Mendoza finished with three RBIs, and Cal Raleigh an...

 2018-05-28 04:46 

South China Morning Post

[ Hong Kong ]

Hong Kong eyes lessons from poor Chinese province that became hub for cloud and big data...

The rapid transformation of Guizhou, once China's poorest province, into the country's hub for big data and cloud services, is proving a valuable lesson for Hong Kong's own technology ambitions, according to its financial secretary Paul Chan M...

 2018-05-28 04:45 

South China Morning Post

[ Hong Kong ]

Taiwanese people may be nice, but Hongkongers are good at being real...

My Taiwanese cousin, Cizko, made a rather amusing but insightful observation about people in her native island and Hong Kong when I praised the politeness of people there compared with their counterparts in the city."People from Taiwan are really good...

 2018-05-28 04:34 

Nikkei Asian Review

Amazon reassures physical retailers...

TOKYO -- A senior Amazon executive played down fears that the company's expansion into the physical retail sector will drive competitors out of busine...

 2018-05-28 04:29 

South China Morning Post

How Chechnya's strongman leader is using the World Cup to strengthen his hand in the Muslim world...

There was a two-humped camel. Fireworks. A 3-D laser light show and the crown prince of Abu Dhabi.That was how Russia's Chechnya region opened a grand, sand-coloured hotel this month in its capital, Grozny. Styled like an Arabian marketplace, the luxu...

 2018-05-28 04:14 

Yonhap News

S. Korea making preparations for high-level talks with N. Korea...

South Korea is making preparations for high-level talks with North Korea slated for later this week to discuss follow-up measures to the historic summit between their leaders last month, the unification ministry said Monday....

 2018-05-28 04:05 

South China Morning Post

China steps up pace in new nuclear arms race with US and Russia as experts warn of rising risk of conflict...

China is aggressively developing its next generation of nuclear weapons, conducting an average of five tests a month to simulate nuclear blasts, according to a major Chinese weapons research institute.Its number of simulated tests has in recent years outp...

 2018-05-28 04:04 

NHK

Nagasaki adds names to atomic-bomb victim register...

Nagasaki has begun the annual task of adding new names to the register of victims of the 1945 atomic bombing. The work started at the city hall on Monday....

 2018-05-28 04:02 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) N. Korean official in Beijing en route to Singapore: sources...

A senior North Korean official arrived in Beijing on Monday apparently on his way to Singapore for pre-summit talks with the U.S., diplomatic sources here said....

 2018-05-28 04:00 

China Post

Defending champ Oklahoma, top seed Oregon head WCWS field...

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Two-time defending champion Oklahoma and No. 1 seed Oregon highlight the Women's College World Series field.The top eight seeds qualified, including four teams from the Pac-12. The games begin Thursday at ASA Hall of Fame St...

 2018-05-28 04:00 

Taiwan News

McIlroy fades at Wentworth, says game 'not quite there'...

McIlroy fades at Wentworth, says game 'not quite there'...

 2018-05-28 04:00 

Taiwan News

Brazilian truckers strike enters its 7th day...

Brazilian truckers strike enters its 7th day...

 2018-05-28 04:00 

Taiwan News

Besides lava and ash, Hawaii volcano is pumping out 'vog'...

Besides lava and ash, Hawaii volcano is pumping out 'vog'...

 2018-05-28 04:00 

Taiwan News

Under scrutiny, Weinstein prosecutor has a case to prove...

Under scrutiny, Weinstein prosecutor has a case to prove...

 2018-05-28 04:00 

Taiwan News

Brown University to give Sting honorary degree...

Brown University to give Sting honorary degree...

 2018-05-28 04:00 

Taiwan News

Injured Salah 'confident' of being fit for World Cup...

Injured Salah 'confident' of being fit for World Cup...

 2018-05-28 04:00 

Taiwan News

Watson's century earns Chennai 3rd IPL title...

Watson's century earns Chennai 3rd IPL title...

 2018-05-28 04:00 

Taiwan News

Jelena Ostapenko becomes 2nd defending women's champion to lose in 1st round of French Open...

Jelena Ostapenko becomes 2nd defending women's champion to lose in 1st round of French Open...

 2018-05-28 04:00 

Taiwan News

Chennai Super Kings defeat Sunrisers Hyderabad by 8 wickets in Indian Premier League final...

Chennai Super Kings defeat Sunrisers Hyderabad by 8 wickets in Indian Premier League final...

 2018-05-28 04:00 

Taiwan News

Chris Froome wins the Giro d'Italia for his 3rd consecutive Grand Tour victory...

Chris Froome wins the Giro d'Italia for his 3rd consecutive Grand Tour victory...

 2018-05-28 04:00 

Taiwan News

Froome wins Giro for 3rd straight Grand Tour victory...

Froome wins Giro for 3rd straight Grand Tour victory...

 2018-05-28 04:00 

Taiwan News

Ashton scores 3 tries for Barbarians in 63-45 win v England...

Ashton scores 3 tries for Barbarians in 63-45 win v England...

 2018-05-28 04:00 

Taiwan News

Mexican authorities arrest wife of drug kingpin...

Mexican authorities arrest wife of drug kingpin...

 2018-05-28 04:00 

Taiwan News

Danica Patrick crashes out of final race at Indianapolis 500...

Danica Patrick crashes out of final race at Indianapolis 500...

 2018-05-28 04:00 

Taiwan News

Neymar admits not being 100 percent fit ahead of World Cup...

Neymar admits not being 100 percent fit ahead of World Cup...

 2018-05-28 04:00 

Taiwan News

Egyptian a French Open 'lucky loser' in more ways than one...

Egyptian a French Open 'lucky loser' in more ways than one...

 2018-05-28 04:00 

Taiwan News

Giro d'Italia Results...

Giro d'Italia Results...

 2018-05-28 04:00 

Taiwan News

Egypt in rare unity over love for Salah, loathing for Ramos...

Egypt in rare unity over love for Salah, loathing for Ramos...

 2018-05-28 04:00 

Taiwan News

Italian premier-designate Giuseppe Conte has failed to form country's first populist government....

Italian premier-designate Giuseppe Conte has failed to form country's first populist government....

 2018-05-28 04:00 

Taiwan News

France's Macron to host Libya summit pushing for elections...

France's Macron to host Libya summit pushing for elections...

 2018-05-28 04:00 

Taiwan News

The Latest: Premier-designate fails to form new Italian govt...

The Latest: Premier-designate fails to form new Italian govt...

 2018-05-28 04:00 

Taiwan News

Attendance drop, strikeout rise has MLB concerned...

Attendance drop, strikeout rise has MLB concerned...

 2018-05-28 04:00 

Taiwan News

US officials are meeting with North Koreans in DMZ...

US officials are meeting with North Koreans in DMZ...

 2018-05-28 04:00 

Taiwan News

Oral injuries lead to recall of Spam, other Hormel product...

Oral injuries lead to recall of Spam, other Hormel product...

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