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With Parents Detained, Chinese State Cares for Uighur 'Orphans'

ISTANBUL - Every morning, Meripet wakes up to her nightmare: The Chinese government has turned four of her children into ...


Hong Kong's High Speed Rail Debuts Amid Political Turmoil

As the first high speed train pulls out of Hong Kong's West Kowloon Station early Sunday morning to mainland China, ...


NAFTA Deal Not Yet in Sight, Canada Stands Firm on Auto Tariffs

WASHINGTON - Canada and the United States showed scant sign on Thursday of closing a deal to revamp NAFTA, and ...


Bye Bye Bugs Scientists Fear Non-Pest Insects Are Declining

OXFORD, PENNSYLVANIA - A staple of summer - swarms of bugs - seems to be a thing of the past. ...


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Rosenstein debunks report on his strategy to topple Trump

WASHINGTON, U.S. - The federal investigation into alleged collusion between Russia and the Trump campaign, in a bid to swing ...

136 dead after ferry sinks in world's largest tropical lake

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania - In one of the year's worst disasters, about 136 people were confirmed dead and several ...

Ensure my safety: Kavanaugh accuser willing to testify

WASHINGTON, U.S. - It has been less than a week since 51-year-old research psychologist from northern California, Christine Blasey Ford ...

Kim Jong Un wants second meeting with Trump

SEOUL, South Korea - The South Korean President Moon Jae In, who just concluded his third meeting with the North ...

Ferry in Tanzania capsizes, hundreds feared dead

UKORA, Tanzania - About 42 people were confirmed dead after a ferry capsized on Africa's largest lake - Lake Victoria ...

North Korean leader vows to shut main missile testing site

PYONGYANG, North Korea - Hailing the progress made in inter-Korean relations at the end of the third summit held between ...

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Coca-Cola tracks growth of cannabis drinks market

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - Amid reports that the world's leading soft drinks groupĀ is in talks with a Canadian cannabis firm, the ...

Pompeo: U.S. Preparing 'Actions' Against Venezuela

WASHINGTON - The United States is preparing a 'series of actions' in the coming days to increase pressure on the ...

China's Top Uyghur Official Comes Under Probe

Nur Bekri, the highest ranking ethnic Uyghur in the Chinese government but seen as highly unpopular among his people, has ...

Rising Oil Prices Haven't Hurt US Economy

DALLAS - America's rediscovered prowess in oil production is shaking up old notions about the impact of higher crude prices ...

Macedonian PM Seeks US Support in Quest to Join NATO, EU

Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev says he expects his countrymen will vote for a deal that will rename the country ...

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White Sox cause trouble for division-leading Cubs

The Chicago White Sox know that their sub-.500 season rapidly is coming to an end, but that doesn't mean they ...


NFL notebook: QB Rodgers will practice on Saturday

While the game plan will change, the Green Bay Packers are sticking with the same blueprint for Aaron Rodgers this ...


Decision on Titans QB Mariota (elbow) expected Saturday

Head coach Mike Vrabel said on Friday that quarterback Marcus Mariota's right elbow injury is getting better, but that the ...


RBs reluctant stars on NFL Friday Injury Report

While the major focus in the NFL is always on quarterbacks, it was running backs who reluctantly stole the show ...


Pats list WR Gordon (hamstring) as questionable

Wide receiver Josh Gordon, who is nursing a hamstring injury, was listed as questionable on Friday by the New England ...


Falcons S Kazee fined for hit on Newton

Safety Damontae Kazee of the Atlanta Falcons was fined $10,026 by the NFL on Friday for his hit on quarterback ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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