A Chinese city shaken by one of three back-to-back attacks on schools stepped up security and urged its citizens to “trust the government” Saturday, a day after parents of the injured children protested outside a local hospital …
Taiwan singer belts it like Whitney and conjures up Susan Boyle comparisons
Screen capture of singer Lin Yu-chun as he performs Whitney Houston’s “I Will Always Love You” on Super Star Avenue, a talent show (Image from YouTube.com)
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — As a younger man, Taiwan’s Lin Yu-chun sang for hours on end, trying to get his mind off the sneers he endured because of his portly figure.
Obama’s half brother recalls abusive father
GUANGZHOU, China (AP) — President Barack Obama’s half brother has broken his silence to discuss his new novel — the semi-autobiographical story of an abusive parent patterned on their late father, the mostly absent figure Obama wrote about in his own memoir.