Sunday, July 13, 2014
Israel pounded Gaza for a fifth day Saturday with air strikes and artillery, killing 22 Palestinians as Hamas defiantly kept up its rocket fire into the Jewish state.
The Houston Rockets finished a deal to trade point guard Jeremy Lin along with a first-round draft pick to the Los Angeles Lakers yesterday, according to ESPN.
The United States' top public health agency revealed Friday a series of alarming incidents in which dangerous biological agents including anthrax, influenza and botulism were mishandled over the past decade.
Saturday, July 12, 2014
Israel vowed no let-up in its aerial bombardment of Gaza, which has claimed more than 100 Palestinian lives, as a defiant Hamas rained more rockets on the Jewish state.
LeBron James' decision to leave Miami, after winning two titles with the Heat, and return to Cleveland is expected to start a chain reaction of free agent signings around the NBA.
The Palestinian death toll from Israel's massive air campaign in Gaza topped 100 people Friday as rockets fired by militants reached deeper into Israel and for the first time in the fighting, struck from neighboring Lebanon.
Institutional investors yesterday indicated that they are expecting the share price of TSMC (台積電) to make a swift rebound from an anticipated slump following its dividend payout of NT$3 scheduled on Monday.
Kuomintang (KMT) Legislator Hsieh Kuo-liang (謝國樑) yesterday said that as his family opposes the idea of him running for Keelung mayor, he has turned down President Ma Ying-jeou's request, adding that he thinks the most important thing at the moment for his party is to find a well-reputed candidate to run for election at the end of this year.
Germany's foreign minister said Friday he will tell U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry at a meeting this weekend that Berlin wants to reinvigorate the two countries' friendship "on an honest basis" after asking Washington's top spy to leave.
No, the United States isn't trying to build a military force of centenarians. It just seems that way after the Selective Service System mistakenly sent notices to more than 14,000 Pennsylvania men born between 1893 and 1897, ordering them to register for the nation's military draft and warning that failure to do so is "punishable by a fine and imprisonment."