TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Officials in Taiwan demanded Friday that China disclose information about the disappearance of a Taiwanese man who reportedly distributed photos of Chinese troops massing equipment just outside protest-racked Hong Kong. Friends and family have been unable to reach Lee Meng-chu, a volunteer activity organizer in a
As raging fires rip through the Amazon, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is keeping focus on a diplomatic tit-for-tat with French President Emmanuel Macron, now vowing to stop using Bic pens. Bolsonaro said Friday he was dumping the French brand in favor of one of his country’s own, Agence France-Presse reported.
A young woman has somehow survived a 80-foot fall from a balcony railing while performing yoga. Alexa Terrazas Lopez, 23, fell from the side of Torres Mizza apartment building in Nuevo Leon in Mexico’s northeast on August 17, local newspaper El Imparcial reports. She’s said to have suffered severe fractures
Two former detectives with the New York City Police Department avoided jail time this week after being accused of kidnapping and raping an 18-year-old Brooklyn woman in a police van in 2017. Former Brooklyn South narcotics detectives Eddie Martins, 39, and Richard Hall, 34, received five years’ probation on Thursday
MIAMI, Aug 30 (Reuters) – Hurricane Dorian churned toward Florida with increasingly powerful winds and drenching rains on Friday, wreaking havoc on people’s Labor Day weekend plans in one of America’s biggest vacation destinations. The Miami-based National Hurricane Center said in a statement at 830pm EDT (0030 GMT) on Friday that Dorianhad strengthened