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California not out of fire danger from lingering winds

California not out of fire danger from lingering winds

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — Santa Ana winds were expected to linger for a final day Thursday after driving more than a dozen wildfires...

Public hospital staff members voted most trusted public employees

Taipei, April 7 (CNA) Public hospital staff members were considered the most upright and ethical public sector employees from a list of 26 different...
Pope turns attention to needs of Thai church, young people

Pope turns attention to needs of Thai church, young people

BANGKOK (AP) — Pope Francis is tending to the needs of the small Catholic flock in Thailand, meeting with priests, nuns and bishops from...

Donations needed as Taipei blood center reserves below safe level

Taipei, May 20 (CNA) The Taipei Blood Center (TBC) on Sunday called on the public to donate blood after its blood supply on Saturday...
Trial begins for Colorado man charged in fiancee's death

Trial begins for Colorado man charged in fiancee's death

CRIPPLE CREEK, Colo. (AP) — Prosecutors said Friday that a Colorado man accused of beating his fiancee to death with a baseball bat and...
Florida governor signals another push for E-Verify system

Florida governor signals another push for E-Verify system

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis urged lawmakers Tuesday to pass legislation that would require employers to use a federally operated electronic...
California blaze forces evacuations as wind spurs blackouts

California blaze forces evacuations as wind spurs blackouts

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Northern California blaze forced evacuation orders and warnings for nearly all of Sonoma County stretching to the coast, with...

Taiwan ranked 10th in 2019 Economic Freedom Index, surpassing Japan, Korea

TAIPEI (CNA) – According to the 2019 Index of Economic Freedom released Jan. 24 by the Heritage Foundation, Taiwan ranked 10th out of 180...

Migrants dance to demand end to exploitation against women

Taipei, March 11 (CNA) Several hundred migrants staged dancing performances in Taipei on Sunday to raise awareness of the injustices encountered by female migrant...
Costs of GM deal could make talks with Ford, FCA difficult

Costs of GM deal could make talks with Ford, FCA difficult

DETROIT (AP) — Just after workers ratified a new contract with General Motors last week, the president of the United Auto Workers union put...