Former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley is moving back to her native South Carolina, re-establishing a home base and also fueling speculation that a return to politics is next on her to-do list.
Authorities identified the four Chinese tourists killed in a bus crash in southern Utah, and the tour group is dispatching employees from China to help those injured.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Chinese businesswoman was convicted on Sept. 11 of trespassing at President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago club and lying to Secret Service agents. The 10-woman, two-man federal jury reached the verdict after four hours of deliberation in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, in the case of Yujing Zhang. The 33-year-old Shanghai business consultant […]
Sarah Wright stared at the row of 13 mahjong tiles in front of her, each etched with Chinese characters and numbers. Her brow furrowed in concentration as she eyed her opponents’ rows.
By Ruth Bayang NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation isn’t backing down from honoring India Prime Minister Narendra Modi despite concerns about human rights abuses in the disputed Kashmir region. A dozen people, some wearing “Free Kashmir” T-shirts, with the Justice For All coalition delivered 100,000 petition signatures, many from people of South […]
Andrew Yang began teasing on Sept. 10 before the third presidential debate that his campaign will do “something no presidential candidate has ever done before in history.” He kept that promise by announcing in his opening statement on Sept. 12 that he would give away $1,000 a month—$120,000 a year—to 10 randomly selected families as […]
By MATTHEW DALY WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Oversight Committee said on Sept. 16 it is investigating whether Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao acted improperly to benefit herself or her family’s shipping company. Two Democratic leaders sent Chao a letter asking her to turn over documents and communications related to the New York-based company, Foremost Group. […]
By COLLIN BINKLEY BOSTON (AP) — A woman accused of paying $400,000 to get her son into the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), as a fake soccer recruit has become the 52nd person charged in a sweeping college admissions bribery scheme, according to an indictment unsealed on Sept. 17. Xiaoning Sui, 48, of Surrey, […]
GALLUP, N.M. (AP) — Hiroshi “Hershey’’ Miyamura, the son of Japanese immigrants who was awarded the U.S. Medal of Honor for his actions in the Korean War, may have given his last public lecture. The ailing 94-year-old veteran spoke to a group of U.S. Navy Seabees on Aug. 9 in Gallup, New Mexico, about his […]
FORT MYERS, Fla. — A spa worker is facing prostitution charges after being arrested for attempting to exchange sexual acts for money with an undercover detective. Jing Li, 40, was arrested by Lee County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit deputies after they received reports of possible human trafficking and prostitution at Lavender Oil Spa. An undercover […]