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Ottawa's Ambassador Meets with 2nd Canadian Citizen Arrested in China

China has allowed the Canadian ambassador to meet with a second Canadian citizen detained for reasons that are still unclear, ...


Executive's Arrest, Security Worries Stymie Huawei's Reach

BEIJING, CHINA - While a Huawei executive faces possible U.S. charges over trade with Iran, the Chinese tech giant's ambition ...


Surging Oilers take on Canucks

VANCOUVER, B.C. -- Ken Hitchcock is supposed to be retired, but the Edmonton Oilers are glad he isn't. The Oilers ...


Flyers try to snap losing streak against Canucks

VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- The clock is ticking on the Philadelphia Flyers. The Flyers (12-14-4) are trying to prevent time ...


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UN migration pact sparks massive protest, clashes in Brussels

BRUSSELS, Belgium - Days after more than 150 countries, including Belgium backed a United Nations Migration pact, the Belgian capital ...

North Korea threatens to block denuclearization over U.S. sanctions

PYONGYANG, North Korea - Months after touting a historic breakthrough in peace talks with North Korea, the U.S. President Donald ...

Macron's popularity sinks as Yellow Vest continue to protest

PARIS, France - Paying no heed to calls by the French government, which urged the Yellow Vest protesters to refrain ...

Indonesia's Mount Soputan erupts twice, sends thick ash into the sky

JAKARTA, Indonesia - One of the most active volcanoes in Indonesia's Sulawesi Island - Mount Soputan erupted twice in a ...

Massive explosion at Japanese bar leaves over 40 injured

SAPPORA, Japan - More than 42 people suffered injuries in a massive explosion at a bar in the northern Japanese ...

Seven killed, three injured in coal mine accident in China

BEIJING, China - The latest in a series of tragic accidents inside a coal mine in China on Saturday, reignited ...

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Thousands to be laid off as GM begins shrinking production in the U.S.

WASHINGTON, U.S. - America's largest automaker General Motors announced on Friday that it was informing authorities about its previously announced ...

Ottawa's Ambassador Meets with 2nd Canadian Citizen Arrested in China

China has allowed the Canadian ambassador to meet with a second Canadian citizen detained for reasons that are still unclear, ...

Executive's Arrest, Security Worries Stymie Huawei's Reach

BEIJING, CHINA - While a Huawei executive faces possible U.S. charges over trade with Iran, the Chinese tech giant's ambition ...

Governments Agree on Rules for Implementing Climate Accord

KATOWICE, POLAND - After two weeks of bruising negotiations, officials from almost 200 countries agreed Saturday on universal, transparent rules ...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump Floats Fictions About the Border

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump's relationship with the truth tends to be borderline, at best, when it comes to the ...

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Another software bug, another data breach hits Facebook

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - In yet another data breach, Facebook has revealed that a software bug caused photos of millions of ...


Indian rupees will soon no longer be accepted in Nepal

KATHMANDU, Nepal - In a further blow to India's currency, which has been in a downward spiral in recent years, ...


Thousands to be laid off as GM begins shrinking production in the U.S.

WASHINGTON, U.S. - America's largest automaker General Motors announced on Friday that it was informing authorities about its previously announced ...


IMF: Hard Brexit will come at a cost to UK economically

WASHINGTON DC - The International Monetary Fund believes the biggest risk to the UK economy in the near term is ...


Beijing to dump 'Made in China 2025' policy

BEIJING, China - China is now preparing to replace the Made in China 2025 policy with a campaign designed to ...


U.S. markets join in global stocks rout

NEW YORK, New York - Investors spent Friday rattled throughout the day as stocks tumbled from the opening bell. Increasing ...


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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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