Chinese students flee Hong Kong as violence intensifies

HONG KONG (AP) — University students from mainland China are fleeing Hong Kong, and classes in primary and secondary schools have been suspended as clashes turn increasingly violent in the city&...

As Hong Kong descends into chaos, China mulls its options

BEIJING (AP) — A sharp escalation of violence in Hong Kong is once again raising the question of how China's central government will respond: Will it intervene, or allow the chaos to persist...

Florida police: Officer killed service dog that bit at him

OKEECHOBEE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Florida police officer fatally shot a service dog while responding to a man suffering from a seizure. An Okeechobee police statement says th...

University students from Taiwan to be flown home from Hong Kong as violence escalates

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A number of Taiwanese students studying at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) will be flown back home Wednesday night (Nov. 13) in a chartered flight as the semi-a...

As Hong Kong descends into chaos, China mulls its options

BEIJING (AP) — A sharp escalation of violence in Hong Kong is once again raising the question of how China's central government will respond: Will it deploy its armed forces, or allow the chaos and de...

Tear gas and fires: Hong Kong protests from morning to night

HONG KONG (AP) — Protesters in Hong Kong battled police on multiple fronts Tuesday, from major disruptions during the morning rush hour to a late-night standoff at a prominent university, as the...

3 fatally shot as long Thai legal dispute turns violent

BANGKOK (AP) — Three people have been fatally shot in a courtroom in eastern Thailand when a long-running legal feud turned violent. The Chanthaburi Provincial Court said the shootin...

Asian shares advance as investors await US-China trade moves

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mostly higher in Asia on Tuesday after the Dow Jones Industrial Average notched another record high. Investors were awaiting developments on the China-U.S....

Protesters disrupt commute again after violent Hong Kong day

HONG KONG (AP) — Protesters are disrupting the morning commute in Hong Kong after an especially violent day in the Chinese city that has been wracked by anti-government protests for more than fi...

Protesters disrupt commute again after violent Hong Kong day

HONG KONG (AP) — Protesters are disrupting the morning commute in Hong Kong after an especially violent day in the Chinese city that has been wracked by anti-government protests for more than five mon...

Taiwan president condemns Hong Kong authorities for firing at protesters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Monday (Nov. 11) afternoon condemned the Hong Kong police for shooting at the city's citizens after a general strike was met with polic...

The Latest: Man set on fire during chaotic Hong Kong day

HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on Hong Kong protests (all times local): 3:30 p.m. A man has been set on fire following an apparent dispute over national identity in Ho...

Asian shares decline on renewed China-US trade worries

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares declined Monday in Asia as investors watched for the latest developments in the China-U.S. trade war saga. Hong Kong led the retreat, with the Hang Seng falling...

Bolivia in power void as Morales, would-be successors resign

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Bolivia entered a sudden era of political uncertainty on Monday as President Evo Morales, pushed by the military and weeks of massive protests, resigned after nearly 14 years in...

Asian shares decline on renewed China-US trade worries

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares declined Monday in Asia as investors watched for the latest developments in the China-U.S. trade war saga. Hong Kong led the retreat, with the Hang Seng falling...