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Taiwan to buy more wheat from North Dakota

NORTH DAKOTA - Taiwan will buy some North Dakota wheat over the next two years. It's part of an agreement worth more than half a billion dollars, and also includes wheat from Idaho and Montana. The Idaho Wheat Commission says Taiwan buys mostly Idaho soft white wheat, but has been purchasing an in

KFYR-TV - 2017-09-21 20:05:00

Australia Positioning to Help US Check China's Maritime Expansion

Australia, concerned about its vast regional trade network, is joining Japan, India and the United States in countering Chinese expansion in Asia's biggest maritime dispute. Six Australian warships were moving toward the South China Sea this week, with no publicized destination, for military exercis

VOICE OF AMERICA - 2017-09-22 04:42:42

Youth center would like to expand

A local center for at-risk youth would like to expand its mission to help those children involved in the opiate crisis. Officials from Maumee Youth Center, which is run by Genacross Lutheran Services, met with the Henry County commissioners Thursday to discuss the services it provides. Subscription

NORTHWEST SIGNAL - 2017-09-22 19:00:00

WATCH: MSNBC hosts blow up Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's proposed $3 billion tax dollar giveaway to Foxconn

MSNBC host Ali Velshi gave a quick lesson in economics and Republican use of smoke and mirrors on Saturday, exposing Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker for a big tax dollar giveaway to a manufacturer noted for making Apple iPhones. On Velshi & Ruhle, the host broke down the GOP governor's plan to give

RAW STORY - 2017-09-23 22:32:00

Football in North Korea under Kim Jong-un - an inside look at the beautiful game being played in shadow of nuclear war

"Put it this way, if he starts threatening Taiwan then I'll know that he's following me," says Gary White, the newly-appointed coach of the Taiwanese national team. Unlikely as it sounds, the Southampton-born manager and North Korea's supreme leader, Kim Jong-un have previous. When White was manager

MSN.COM - 2017-09-22 09:45:05

Kansas, Taiwan sign drivers license deal

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - One of the state's key agricultural partners now has a deal to help its citizens get a Kansas drivers license. Officials from Kansas and Taiwan met Friday morning at the Statehouse to sign an agreement for reciprocal driver's license privileges. It's already legal for the thous

WIBW - 2017-09-23 02:05:00

Taiwan's Latest Hotel Has Decked-Out Gaming Rigs in Every Room

I recently got back from a long vacation. Probably the first one in my adult life. It was amazing. I camped on beaches, saw some redwoods, had a time. I also played zero video games. That was, in part, because I play them for a living, and also because it's something that I can pretty much any time.

GEEK.COM - 2017-09-21 11:00:54

Comfort Women statue unveiled in SF Chinatown

It was the unveiling of the long-awaited Comfort Women sculpture in St. Mary's Square to honor the Asian women who were forced to become sex slaves by the Japanese army during World War II. "We all share the same humanity," Yong-soo Lee, 89, a surviving Comfort Woman, told a crowd of about 500 that

SFCHRONICLE.COM - 2017-09-23 00:07:00

Equinox Unity Meditation: Friday, September 22nd at 8:02 PM GMT

Now that the Emergency Hurricane meditation has been successful.... and we are currently engaged in daily meditations at 2:30 PM UTC to calm storms Talim (which is expected to hit China, Taiwan and Japan in the coming weekend) and Doksuri (known as Maring in the Philippines, which had dumped heavy r

THEEVENTCHRONICLE.COM - 2017-09-21 03:00:09

Analyst predicts Costco will soon build stores in China for the first time

Baird reiterated its outperform rating on Costco shares, predicting the discount retailer will soon build warehouse clubs in China for the first time based on its official opening last week of a store on Tmall, which is run by China's e-commerce giant Alibaba. "It appears COST is on the verge of a b

CNBC - 2017-09-22 17:47:07

Mexico quake: Bodies of Taiwan, Korea, Spain nationals recovered

Mexico City, September 23: The bodies of eight foreigners have been recovered from the rubble of the quake that struck Mexico City. The statement did not detail when the bodies were recovered, or from where. The remains were those of four Taiwanese women, a Korean man, a Spanish man, a Panamanian wo

YAHOO! - 2017-09-23 07:25:39

Two more bodies found after Mexico Earthquake!

Two other Taiwanese nationals were confirmed dead in Mexico City on Thursday after their bodies were recovered from the rubble of a building that collapsed during a strong earthquake there earlier in the week, the Taiwan representative office in Mexico said. The bodies of King Pei-ju () and Lai Ying

JOY105.COM - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

5 Star Gaming Hotel In Taiwan Is Every Gamer's Dream Come True

Ever had withdrawals when you are travelling and you need to play that one session of DOTA 2 or Battlefield? Well, your prayers may have been answered as there's a hotel in Taiwan made just for gamers. The hotel in Taiwan has installed gaming rigs in their rooms in case you want to play your favour

WWW.MENSXP.COM - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

BLOG: A pretty wheat deal: Taiwan millers up Idaho wheat buy for 2018-19

The Taiwan Flour Mills Association is upping the amount of wheat it buys from the U.S., including from Idaho growers. The group intends to buy 1.8 million metric tons, or 66.1 million bushels, from the United States in 2018 and 2019, according to the joint communique between the association and the

TWIN FALLS TIMES-NEWS - 2017-09-21 15:15:00

Passport cancellation too: PNP chief says they will ask Interpol to help track down hazing suspect

MANILA, Philippines - Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Ronald "Bato"dela Rosa said they will ask Interpol's help in tracking down Ralph Caballes Trangia; a suspect in the hazing death of UST law freshman Horacio Castillo III and who is believed to have fled to Taiwan. "We will

KICKERDAILY.COM - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

This Family In Taiwan Has Discovered The Secret To Looking Young Forever

This Taiwanese woman is being noticed by hundreds of thousands of people online for her beauty. Her name is Lure Hsu, and it appears that she has discovered the fountain of youth! Despite looking like she is in her early twenties, Hsu is a 41-year-old mother of two. She is an interior designer and

KOREABOO.COM - 2017-09-22 22:07:36

Google to buy part of smartphone maker HTC for $1.1 billion: Taiwan firm

Taiwan's struggling smartphone maker HTC is selling part of its smartphone business to US technology giant Google Taiwan's struggling smartphone maker HTC said Thursday it was selling part of its smartphone business to US technology giant Google for $1.1 billion. The deal includes intellectual pr

PHYS.ORG - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Asian shares lower, dollar up after Fed's latest statement

HONG KONG (AP) - Asian shares were mostly lower while the dollar strengthened Thursday after the Fed said it would start trimming its bond holdings and planned one more interest rate increase this year. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 added 0.3 percent to 20,377.35 as the yen weakened ag

MILTON DAILY STANDARD - 2017-09-21 09:08:00

The 10 most important things in the world right now

A gust of wind blows Pope Francis' mantle during the Wednesday general audience in Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican, September 20, 2017.REUTERS/Max Rossi Hello! Here's what you need to know on Thursday. 1.Mexican rescuers work saved people trapped under rubble after a massive earthquake, includ

BUSINESS INSIDER - 2017-09-21 07:08:43

iPhone 8 orders in China far below previous models - Mobile World Live

A China analyst said orders for the iPhone 8 in the mainland are significantly below levels for the iPhone 7 and iPhone 6, Barron's Asia reported. Rosenblatt Securities' Chinese market research showed 1.5 million iPhone 8 orders on JD.com in the first three days compared with 3.5 million for the iPh

MOBILEWORLDLIVE.COM - 2017-09-21 06:17:48