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Taiwan activates defences in response to China incursions

Taiwan scrambled fighter jets, put its navy on alert and activated missile systems in response to nearby operations of 34 Chinese military aircraft and nine warships that are part Beijing's strategy to unsettle and intimidate the self-governing island democracy.

Navy soldiers stand on a landing craft during a military drill in Kaohsiung City, Taiwan on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2023. The drill is staged by the Taiwanese Defense Ministry in response to recent renewed threats from China. (AP Photo/Daniel Ceng)

FBI searches Biden's Delaware home: lawyer

The FBI searched U.S. President Joe Biden's Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, home Wednesday as part of its investigation into the potential mishandling of classified documents, the president's personal lawyer said.

U.S. President Joe Biden walks down the steps of Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2023, after returning from a trip to New York for an event on infrastructure. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

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