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 2019-11-13 02:51 

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As Hong Kong descends into chaos, China mulls its options...

BEIJING (AP) — A sharp escalation of violence in Hong Kong is once again raising the question of how China's central government will respond: Will it deploy its armed forces, or allow the chaos......

 2019-11-13 02:51 

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US attorney general says feds will focus on high-crime areas...

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Federal authorities will coordinate with state and local law enforcement officers to crack down on violence in cities with high crime rates in the coming months after......

 2019-11-13 02:48 

AFP

Superb Mokoena goal gives South Africa win in Olympics qualifier...

A brilliant Teboho Mokoena free-kick goal gave South Africa a 1-0 victory over the Ivory Coast Tuesday in a 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games qualifier in Cairo....

 2019-11-13 02:46 

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People magazine names John Legend as 2019 Sexiest Man Alive...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — R&B crooner John Legend has been named the Sexiest Man Alive by People magazine.The Grammy-winning singer known for his silky-smooth vocals was revealed as this year's......

 2019-11-13 02:40 

AP

Powerful ex-prosecutor on trial for police beating cover-up...

NEW YORK (AP) — A powerful former prosecutor in the New York suburbs is going on trial this week for allegedly helping cover for a former protege who, as police chief, punched a handcuffed man......

 2019-11-13 02:40 

AFP

Fiji's Nakarawa suspended by Racing after late World Cup return...

Fiji second-row Leone Nakarawa has been suspended by Racing 92 after returning from the Rugby World Cup two weeks' late, the French club said on Tuesday....

 2019-11-13 02:29 

AP

Australia's highest court will hear Cardinal Pell's appeal...

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's highest court agreed Wednesday to hear an appeal from the most senior Catholic to be found guilty of sexually abusing children, giving Cardinal George Pell......

 2019-11-13 02:16 

AP

Navajo leader: Tribe won't back energy company's new mines...

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The Navajo Nation will not financially back bonds a tribal energy company needs for a trio of newly acquired coal mines off the reservation, the tribal president said......

 2019-11-13 02:16 

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Another Seattle Children's hospital patient sickened...

SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle Children's hospital officials have confirmed that a surgical patient at Seattle Children's hospital contracted an infection from a fungus found in three operating......

 2019-11-13 02:16 

AFP

10 Gazans dead as Israel hit on militant chief sparks rocket barrage...

Israel's military killed a commander from Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad in a strike on his home in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, triggering exchanges of fire in a violent escalation that left another nine Gazans dead.Islamic Jihad confirmed on...

 2019-11-13 02:16 

AFP

Hong Kong clashes rage on university campus and business district...

Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters fought intense battles with riot police on a university campus and paralysed the city's upmarket business district Tuesday, extending one of the most violent stretches of unrest seen in more than five months of polit...

 2019-11-13 02:15 

AP

Review: Elizabeth Banks takes a shot at 'Charlie's Angels'...

If you're watching a big studio film featuring a female ensemble, there is a 50% chance that there is going to be some monologue about how men underestimating women is both a truism and an......

 2019-11-13 02:12 

AP

Reed takes office as Montgomery's first black mayor...

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed was sworn in Tuesday as the capital city's first African American leader.Reed took the oath of office after easily winning the mayoral......

 2019-11-13 02:10 

AP

Northwestern paper's apology sparks journalism debate...

CHICAGO (AP) — Student journalists at Northwestern University tried to apologize after their peers complained about coverage of a speech on campus and protests of it.They wound up facing......

 2019-11-13 02:09 

Reuters

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Michigan boy, 17, gets double lung transplant after damage from vaping...

A 17-year-old Michigan boy facing "imminent death" from vaping injuries has undergone a double lung transplant, the first in a patient suffering from the effects of e-cigarettes, a Detroit hospital said on Tuesday....

 2019-11-13 02:01 

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Autopsy finds San Diego State student's death accidental...

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego County Medical Examiner's office has ruled that the death of a freshman who was hospitalized after attending a fraternity party was accidental.Authorities......

 2019-11-13 02:01 

Reuters Africa

Hong Kong readies for more chaos as violence spreads citywide...

Hong Kong prepared for more clashes on Wednesday as anti-government protesters planned to paralyse parts of the Asian financial hub for a third day, with transport, schools and many businesses closing after violence escalated across the city....

 2019-11-13 02:00 

AP

GOP senators too busy, unwilling to view impeachment hearing...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Millions of Americans are expected to watch on live TV Wednesday as the House kicks off public hearings on whether to impeach President Donald Trump. Just don't expect many......

 2019-11-13 01:59 

Reuters

Republicans, Democrats draw battle lines over Trump impeachment inquiry hearings...

Republicans and Democrats in Congress set battle lines on Tuesday ahead of televised hearings on the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, drawing a vow from the Democrat leading the probe to thwart "sham investigations" into presidenti...

 2019-11-13 01:58 

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Republicans, Democrats draw battle lines over Trump impeachment inquiry hearings...

Republicans and Democrats in Congress set battle lines on Tuesday ahead of telev......

 2019-11-13 01:58 

Reuters

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Hong Kong readies for more chaos as violence spreads citywide...

Hong Kong prepared for more clashes on Wednesday as anti-government protesters p......

 2019-11-13 01:58 

Reuters

Hong Kong readies for more chaos as violence spreads citywide...
 2019-11-13 01:58 

Reuters

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NZ keeps interest rates unchanged, dashing easing expectations...

New Zealand's central bank kept interest rates unchanged on Wednesday, sayi......

 2019-11-13 01:58 

Reuters

NZ keeps interest rates unchanged, dashing easing expectations...

New Zealand's central bank kept interest rates unchanged on Wednesday, saying aggressive easing earlier this year meant current policy settings were appropriate, but left the door open for more monetary stimulus.'...

 2019-11-13 01:56 

Reuters

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Asprilla says hitman wanted to kill Paraguay's Chilavert...

Former Colombia striker Faustino Asprilla has said he had to convince a hitman n......

 2019-11-13 01:56 

AP

Acing it: Success of Nats, Astros puts attention on starters...

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Washington went against baseball's trend toward bulked-up bullpens, dedicating 39 percent of its payroll to three starting pitchers: Max Scherzer, Stephen Strasburg and......

 2019-11-13 01:55 

Reuters

UPDATE 1 -NZ keeps interest rates unchanged, dashing easing expectations...
 2019-11-13 01:54 

Reuters

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Nikkei drops as Trump offers mixed signals on China trade deal...

Japanese shares slipped on Wednesday after U.S. President Donald Trump left inve......

 2019-11-13 01:54 

Reuters

Nikkei drops as Trump offers mixed signals on China trade deal...

Japanese shares slipped on Wednesday after U.S. President Donald Trump left investors on tenterhooks as they await details on progress in negotiations with China to end a lingering trade war that has rattled the global economy.'...

 2019-11-13 01:53 

Reuters

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Ex-judges, families of murder victims, call for halt to U.S. federal death penalty...

The relatives of murder victims, along with former judges and corrections officials, asked President Donald Trump and his attorney general on Tuesday to halt federal executions, at least for now, citing concerns about how the penalty is carried out....

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