In our news wrap Monday, Lebanon's leaders approved economic reforms aimed at stopping mass protests. Over the weekend, vast crowds filled central Beirut in a revolt against the ruling elite. Also, new protests in Hong Kong brought new street clashes…
By Kelvin Chan, Associated Press
Hong Kong streets descended into chaotic scenes following an unauthorized pro-democracy rally Sunday as protesters set up roadblocks and torched businesses and police responded with tear gas and a water cannon.
By Mary-Hunter McDonnell, The Conversation
The National Basketball Association's difficulty dealing with a tweet in support of Hong Kong protesters shows the challenges of having values and expanding into new markets.
In our news wrap Tuesday, Turkey moved troops into position for an offensive against Kurdish forces in northeastern Syria, after President Trump ordered U.S. troops out of the area. Also, Hong Kong's chief executive is warning that she might call…
In our news wrap Monday, Iraq's prime minister ordered his nation's army to leave a Baghdad neighborhood where dozens of protesters were killed or wounded this weekend. Also, a federal judge rejected President Trump's refusal to release his tax returns…
By John Leicester, Eileen Ng, Associated Press
With subway services shut down, the wearing of face masks criminalized at rallies and Hong Kong's leader reaffirming her determination not to let rioters get the upper hand, anti-government protests that have shaken the city diminished in intensity Saturday but…
In our news wrap Friday, the Labor Department reports employers added a net 136,000 jobs in September and the unemployment rate fell to 3.5 percent--a new 50-year low. But factories shed 2,000 jobs amid fears the manufacturing sector is now…
In our news wrap Thursday, Iraqi security forces shot and killed at least 12 more protesters, raising the death toll to 33. The government cut off internet access in a bid to quell the unrest, but crowds defied a curfew.
By Courtney Vinopal
Actors who prove effective ambassadors for the People’s Republic may see their careers rise, while those who test Chinese authorities can face negative consequences, even if they are stars.
In our news wrap Wednesday, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders called off campaigning for now after undergoing a heart procedure to address a blocked artery. Also, Russian President Vladimir Putin made a joke dismissing fears of Moscow meddling into…
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