Opposition protests suspend Hong Kong assembly session

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has again been forced from the legislative chamber because of protests by opposition members following a bloody attack on a leader of the nearly 5-month-ol...

Business Highlights

___ GM and union reach tentative deal that could end strike DETROIT (AP) — The United Auto Workers and General Motors have reached a tentative contract agreement th...

How major US stock indexes fared Wednesday

Stocks closed with modest losses on Wall Street Wednesday as the market gave back some of its gains from the day before. Technology stocks accounted for most of the selling. The loss...

Chaos as Hong Kong lawmakers thwart leader's annual address

HONG KONG (AP) — Calling her "the mother of the mafia police," yelling pro-democracy lawmakers twice forced Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam to stop delivering a speech laying out her polic...

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. DEBATE RIVALS ASSAIL ELIZABETH WARREN Democratic presiden...

Hong Kong leader warns of harm to US interests

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's leader is expressing "frustration and disappointment and regret" over steps by the U.S. Congress to support pro-democracy protesters in the territory and warns they'll hur...

The Latest: Protest interrupts Hong Kong leader's speech

HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on Hong Kong's protests (all times local): ___ 11:20 a.m. Chanting pro-democracy lawmakers have interrupted the start ...

Hong Kong tells US not to interfere after Congress OKs bills

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's government says the U.S. Congress shouldn't interfere in the territory's affairs, after the House passed three bills showing U.S. support for pro-democracy protesters. ...

US House backs 3 bills to support protests in Hong Kong

The House passed three bills Tuesday aimed at showing U.S. support for pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong. The action follows months of protests over the Beijing government's aggressive atte...

Rockets won't weigh in on James' comments on Morey, China

The Rockets are not engaging in the conversation on LeBron James's criticism of Houston general manager Daryl Morey's tweet in support of Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests. Before p...

IMF downgrades outlook for world economy, citing trade wars

WASHINGTON (AP) — The International Monetary Fund is further downgrading its outlook for the world economy, predicting that growth this year will be the weakest since the 2008 financial crisis primari...

Poland's right-wing wins but leader Kaczynski wants more

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Jaroslaw Kaczynski has guided Poland's conservative ruling party to capture the biggest electoral share for any party in 30 years of democracy in Poland — yet the man who has dre...

Hong Kong protesters rally at first legal demonstration since mask ban

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On Monday (Oct. 14), well over 100,000 pro-democracy activists rallied at the first legal protest in Hong Kong since its leader Carrie Lam (林鄭月娥) imposed a mask ban under ...

LeBron James airballs answer to China-NBA dispute

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Despite having over a week to "educate" himself about a tweet sent by the manager of the Houston Rockets in support of pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong, NBA...

LeBron: Rockets' Morey 'wasn't educated' on China tweet

LOS ANGELES (AP) — LeBron James believes Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey "was either misinformed or not really educated on the situation" and the potential consequences of his actions when...