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US student freed after week held in China over taxi dispute

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — An American university student is free following a weeklong detention in China for allegedly injuring a taxi driver who was roughing up his mother during a fare dispute, in a ca...

Chinese Nobel laureate's death turns focus to widow's fate

BEIJING (AP) — Friends of Chinese Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo's family say efforts to persuade the government to allow them to leave China were motivated not so much by a need to seek treatm...

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AUSTRALIA-CARDINAL CHARGED — The most senior Vatican cleric charged in the Roman Catholic Church sex abuse scandal returned to Australia on to stand trial on charges alleging he sexually assaulted mul...

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NKOREA-THE CLOSING WINDOW — Keeping North Korea from having a nuclear-armed intercontinental ballistic missile has long been considered a key U.S. red line — and one Pyongyang has thumbed its nose at ...

Questions raised about Liu Xiaobo's prison medical treatment

SHENYANG, China (AP) — As recently as February, Liu Xiaobo's brother dismissed reports that the imprisoned Chinese Nobel Peace laureate might be ill. Then came the bombshell on Monday that Liu has bee...

Mystery of missing Chinese scholar shakes up Illinois school

CHICAGO (AP) — Authorities are searching for a young Chinese scholar who vanished from the University of Illinois three weeks ago as she headed out to sign an apartment lease. The Ju...