David Jr

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Taiwan's most beautiful places

<b>(CNN) —</b> "The most beautiful scenery of Taiwan is its people."<p>While this famous saying is often cited by travelers as a reason to love Taiwan, this 36,193-square-kilometer island also happens to have a staggeringly diverse wealth of stunning scenery and destinations, from cityscapes to natural …

Taipei

Ohio man who called in bomb threat so he wouldn’t miss his flight is jailed for four months

Ohio man who called in bomb threat so he wouldn't miss his flight is jailed for four months<p><b>Dana Carter, 40, of Dayton, claimed there was a bomb on</b> …

Crime

Mahathir, 93, Aims to Lower Malaysia Voting Age to Empower Youth

Malaysia’s youth are likely to get more power after backing 93-year-old Mahathir Mohamad to topple a regime that ruled the Southeast Asian nation for …

Economic Development

50 More San Diego Comic-Con Cosplay Photos

50 more San Diego Comic-Con cosplay photos, plus official MCU costumes<p>As everything starts to wrap up, ComingSoon.net and SuperHeroHype are still …

Comics

Beg Bugs Are Biting People on Airplanes. Never Leave the House Again -- Oh, Wait.

There's a strong case to be made that the only thing worse than a trip to the airport is having bed bugs. So we're absolutely horrified to announce …

Air India

Drought hits hundreds of Central Java villages

A drought has struck hundreds of villages in Central Java, with agencies in the province sending clean water to subdistricts in Sragen, Boyolali, …

Indonesia

Passenger 'hit by rum bottle' sues Aer Lingus in US

The personal-injuries action was filed in the US by a man who claims that a large bottle of Bacardi fell on him from an overhead luggage bin when it …

Aer Lingus

Which Airlines Have Bars and Showers on Their A380s?

Traveling in premium class on the Airbus A380 is probably one of the better experiences known to man. Unfortunately, not all airlines that fly the …

Qatar Airways

Toronto shooting: multiple victims reported

A gunman in Toronto has shot multiple victims in the Greektown section of the Canadian city, according to local reports.<p>Local media said there were …

Toronto

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Leak Reveals Sudden Cancellation

The Galaxy Note 9 will change a lot more than critics are expecting. That said, it seems Samsung is taking criticism very personally as a new leak from within the company’s supply chain reveals the Galaxy Note is facing a sudden and unexpected cancellation…<p>According to popular Korean site The Bell, …

Galaxy Note

Unplugging From Social Media While Traveling Is One of the Best Decisions I’ve Ever Made

I’ve always wanted to fly a sky lantern. When I traveled to Bangladesh last year, I told my cousins that the first thing I’d do when I got there was …

Social Media

Apple reveals 70 new emoji for iPhone X, and iCloud has a Big Brother in China

This week in iPhone news, we'll give you the good news first and the bad news second: Apple unveiled 70 new emoji coming to iOS this year (redheads, get excited). But, Siri is now an orphan and a Chinese government-run company can censor iCloud data in China. Here's what you should know.<p>Memoji, you …

App Store

China Is Waging A New ‘Cold War’ Against United States, CIA Official Says

A leading CIA official warned that China might be planning to declare “cold war” on the United States and that this threat could be the “most …

National Security

Fiat Chrysler Appoints New CEO

<i>Sergio Marchionne and Mike Manley, who was then-president and CEO Jeep Brand, at the 2010 Paris Motor Show.</i><p>Fiat Chrysler Automobiles unexpectedly …

Fiat Chrysler

Allow Pitchfork's Best-Dressed Attendees Explain How to Get Ready for a Music Festival

Pitchfork Music Festival, the Chicago-based festival that has since sprouted offshoots in Paris and Brooklyn, has cultivated a reputation as the most laid-back festival on the summer circuit, and with good reason. At the 2018 festival, which featured headliners Tame Impala, Fleet Foxes, and, …

Music Festivals

Gangs of thieves target luggage of passengers taking airport buses in Hong Kong | South China Morning Post

Airline passengers are facing a fresh crime threat – and this time it is not from so-called in-flight steals – but the theft of travel bags and their …

Hong Kong

Ohio man called in bomb threat so he would not miss United Airlines flight

An Ohio man who called in a bomb threat to Cincinnati / Northern Kentucky International Airport so he would avoid missing his flight was sentenced Thursday to four months in prison and ordered to pay a fine.<p>Dana Carter of Dayton made a series of calls to the airport claiming there was a bomb on a …

United Airlines

Disruption at Cork Airport as private jet bursts wheel

The incident at 4pm resulted in flight operations on the airport's main runway being disrupted for a time until a crane could be brought to remove …

Aviation

World Bank official drowns at Bali beach

World Bank senior economist Aakanksha Pande, 37, died after being swept away by strong waves at Double Six Beach in Seminyak, Bali, on …

World Bank

Afghan vice-president unhurt in Kabul airport blast which killed 11

Rashid Dostum was returning to the country for the first time in more than a year.<p>The interior ministry said a suicide bomber carried out the attack …

Afghanistan

Bow Before the Epic Cosplay at San Diego Comic-Con, Day Three

We might be entering the final day of this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, but its incredible cosplay feels like it’s only getting starting. io9 has got …

Comics

Boeing Extends Its 2018 Order Lead at the Farnborough Airshow

Boeing captured more than twice as many net firm orders as Airbus in the first half of 2018, and it's still building on that lead.<p><b>Airbus</b> …

Aviation

3rd Rock Actress Elmarie Wendel Passes Away at 89

Actress Elmarie Wendel has passed away at the age of 89, her daughter has revealed via social media.<p>In an Instagram post shared Sunday morning, J.C. …

Social Media

Only Three Humans Have Died in Space: The Story of Soyuz 11

Space is brutally inhospitable to human life, so it's a small wonder that out of the 561 people who have ventured beyond the safety of Earth, only …

Space Exploration

New airport scanners could mean you'll never have to remove items from luggage again

<b>(CNN) —</b> London's Heathrow Airport is trialling X-ray scanners that could one day spell the end of passengers frantically removing toiletries from their hand luggage -- or at least, that's the plan.<p>The scanners feature 3D imagery, meaning security staff can see objects inside people's baggage from …

Luggage

TOP 10 BEST HIKING SPOTS IN CALIFORNIA

With an abundance of natural beauty and plethora of hiking trails, sunny California is mecca for hiking and nature lovers. <b>California is home to many</b> …

Hiking

32 Of The Absolute Best Cosplay Outfits From San Diego Comic-Con

Too good.

Black Panther

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani threatens to close Strait of Hormuz

"Americans should know that peace with Iran is the mother of all peace," Rouhani told a group of diplomats in the Iranian capital, Tehran. "Likewise …

South Asia

Back from extinction: The Mallee emu wren makes a comeback in South Australia

After a series of catastrophic wildfires in 2014, the Mallee emu wren became extinct in South Australia, but the birds are making a comeback in the …

Birds

Melaka records almost 50% increase in HFMD cases

MELAKA: Melaka recorded an increase of almost 50 per cent in the number of hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) cases, with a total of 1,446 as of …

Malaysia