AP Wire Service BEIJING (AP) — China’s financial hub of Shanghai said Sunday it was canceling its famed Lunar New Year lantern festival in the wake of a stampede that left 36 people dead.
AP Wire Service BEIJING (AP) — Chinese police shot and killed six would-be bombers Monday in the latest violence to strike the restive far northwestern region of Xinjiang, a local government spokesman and official website said.
By Lolita C. Baldor Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Hackers claiming to work on behalf of Islamic State militants seized control of the Twitter and YouTube sites of the military’s U.S. Central Command on Monday. The Pentagon swiftly suspended the sites and said it appears that no classified material was breached.
AP Wire Service KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia’s top court on Tuesday sentenced two police officers to death by hanging, after overturning their acquittal by a lower court over the killing of a Mongolian woman who had an affair with a friend of the prime minister.
By Steve Karnowski Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A man who spent 21/2 years in prison for a deadly 2006 car accident involving his Toyota before he was released amid reports of a sudden acceleration problem affecting the automaker’s cars told jurors Thursday in his lawsuit against Toyota that he is still haunted by the […]
By Irene Lu Northwest Asian Weekly Chinese Americans built railroads, they fought for civil rights, and they brought the Chinese heritage over the Pacific Ocean.
By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly Tsui Hark’s latest mega-action film, “The Taking Of Tiger Mountain,” calls, roughly halfway through, for a man to wrestle a tiger. Actually, the tiger comes out of nowhere in a snowy landscape, chases the man up a tree, chases him up and down and all around for a few […]
By Minal Singh Northwest Asian Weekly Since this is the time of the New Year, people may want to set their affairs in order.
Chance put on their ongoing monthly fashion event at Macy’s last Saturday night, Jan. 9. It was an awards show celebrating Seattle’s design community. Chance is an organization sponsored by Active Entertainment, a non-profit, that seeks to provide social justice to the community as well as foster an inclusive creative environment where people can […]
By Doug Ferguson AP Golf Writer KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — Bae Sang-Moon doesn’t get enough credit for his sense of humor, which he served up when he arrived at Kapalua for the Hyundai Tournament of Championship. Upon spotting a familiar face in the media, Bae broke into a big smile and said, “I made big […]