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Flights out of Hong Kong canceled again amid protests

August 13, 2019

HONG KONG (AP) — Protesters severely crippled operations at Hong Kong's international airport for a second day Tuesday, forcing authorities to cancel all remaining flights out of the city after... more »»

Paris streets near Notre Dame to be decontaminated from lead

August 13, 2019

PARIS (AP) — Workers are preparing to decontaminate some Paris streets surrounding the Notre Dame Cathedral that have been tested with high levels of lead following the April blaze that damaged... more »»

Fast, not so furious? Europe wrestles with electric scooters

August 13, 2019

PARIS (AP) — Ban them outright. Issue speeding tickets. Make users take a driving test. more »»

Protesters clog Hong Kong airport again after it reopens

August 13, 2019

HONG KONG (AP) — Protesters clogged the departure area at Hong Kong's reopened airport Tuesday, a day after they forced one of the world's busiest transport hubs to shut down entirely amid their... more »»

Hong Kong airport slowly reopens after crippling protests

August 13, 2019

HONG KONG (AP) — Airlines were checking in passengers at Hong Kong's airport Tuesday, a day after protesters forced one of the world's busiest transport hubs to shut down to highlight their calls... more »»

Not just Bali: Indonesia hopes to develop more tourism sites

August 13, 2019

YOGYAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Hundreds of tourists, many of them young Westerners, sat on gray stone steps atop the world's largest Buddhist temple, occasionally checking cellphones or whispering... more »»

Hong Kong leader defends police, dodges protesters' demands

August 13, 2019

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam defended law enforcement actions Tuesday after protesters prompted an airport shutdown with calls to investigate alleged police brutalit. more »»

5 Russian nuclear engineers buried after rocket explosion

August 13, 2019

MOSCOW (AP) — Thousands of people attended the funerals Monday of five Russian nuclear engineers killed by an explosion as they tested a new rocket engine, a tragedy that fueled radiation fears... more »»

Airline, luxury brands follow China's lead on Hong Kong

August 13, 2019

HONG KONG (AP) — The chief executive of Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific Airways warned Monday there will be "disciplinary consequences" for employees involved in "illegal protests," as the airline... more »»

Canada police: 2 teen fugitives took their own lives

August 13, 2019

TORONTO (AP) — Canadian police said Monday they believe two teenage fugitives suspected of killing a North Carolina woman, her Australian boyfriend and another man took their own lives amid a... more »»

Troops let some Muslims go to mosques in locked-down Kashmir

August 13, 2019

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Troops in Indian-administered Kashmir allowed some Muslims to walk to local mosques alone or in pairs to mark the Eid al-Adha festival Monday on the eighth day of an... more »»

UN probing 35 North Korean cyberattacks in 17 countries

August 13, 2019

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. more »»

4 opposition lawmakers stripped of immunity in Venezuela

August 13, 2019

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Legislators loyal to Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro on Monday stripped immunity from four opposition lawmakers accused of treason amid a struggle for control of the... more »»

India sees once-off-limits Kashmir as investment frontier

August 13, 2019

NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian authorities have characterized their surprise move to strip Jammu and Kashmir's special constitutional status as freeing the disputed Himalayan territory from the bonds... more »»

4 opposition lawmakers stripped of immunity in Venezuela

August 12, 2019

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Legislators loyal to Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro on Monday stripped immunity from four opposition lawmakers accused of treason amid a struggle for control of the... more »»

Turmoil calms as Puerto Rico governor turns to policy

August 12, 2019

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico's political turmoil seemed to be at least temporarily easing on Monday with attention shifting from protests to policy following the replacement governor'... more »»

Guatemalans worry about graft after Giammattei wins election

August 12, 2019

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Few took to Guatemala's streets to celebrate Monday after Alejandro Giammattei overwhelmingly won election as the country's next president, with some questioning how he woul... more »»

Canada police: 2 teen fugitives took their own lives

August 12, 2019

TORONTO (AP) — Canadian police said Monday they believe two teenage fugitives suspected of killing a North Carolina woman and her Australian boyfriend as well as another man took their own lives... more »»

Canadian police: 2 fugitives died by suicide

August 12, 2019

TORONTO (AP) — Canadian police say they believe two fugitives suspected of killing a North Carolina woman and her Australian boyfriend as well as another man died in what appears to be suicides b... more »»

Worries on graft, violence after Giammattei win in Guatemala

August 12, 2019

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — After Alejandro Giammattei overwhelmingly won election as Guatemala's next president there was little celebration Monday amid questions about how he will tackle the... more »»

 
 

 

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