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Woman fatally shot as she pursues man who stole cellphone

CLEVELAND (AP) — A man who stole a woman's cellphone after she set it on the counter at a Cleveland convenience store fatally shot her when she chased after him, authorities said. Th...

France opposes foreign takeover offer for supermarket chain

PARIS (AP) — France's government says it opposes the proposed 16.2 billion-euro ($19.6 billion) takeover of French supermarket chain Carrefour by Canadian convenience store group Couche-Tard. ...

Gangster fires 62 shots at pawnshop, vehicle in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Over the New Year's holiday, a gangster armed with an assault rifle fired over 60 shots at a pawnshop and minivan in central Taiwan before fleeing the scene. At abo...

Venue change request denied for trial in Alton Sterling suit

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A judge in Louisiana has rejected a change-of-venue request in a civil lawsuit over the death of Alton Sterling, a Black man who was fatally shot by a white police officer in 2...

Police: Man shoots 7 in series of Chicago-area attacks

CHICAGO (AP) — A man killed three people and wounded four others in a series of shootings that started on Chicago's South Side and ended with his death in a shootout with police in a parking lot just ...

Court rules 'Innocent Man' defendant to remain imprisoned

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A man who has spent 35 years in prison in a murder case featured in the book and television series “The Innocent Man” must remain incarcerated even after a judge ordered his relea...

Taiwanese police nab man who threatened New Year's Eve bloodshed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese police have arrested a man who posted on the country's largest internet forum that a string of organized massacres would take place at various New Year's...

The Latest: Beijing residents told to stay put for holidays

BEIJING — China's capital has urged residents not to leave the city during the upcoming Lunar New Year holidays, implementing fresh restrictions after several coronavirus infections last week. ...

2 Taiwanese fined NT$100,000 for entering 7-Eleven before quarantine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two Taiwanese citizens have been fined NT$100,000 (US$3,500) each for failing to abide by quarantine guidelines by visiting a 7-Eleven before going into quarantine in sout...

US set to execute 1st of 5 inmates before Biden inauguration

CHICAGO (AP) — The Trump administration is planning an unprecedented five more federal executions before President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration, starting with a Texas street-gang member set to be pu...

US set to execute 1st of 5 inmates before Biden inauguration

CHICAGO (AP) — The Trump administration is planning an unprecedented five more federal executions before President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration, starting with a Texas street-gang member set to be pu...

Publisher handcuffed while objecting to lack of court access

GRAHAM, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina newspaper publisher was handcuffed and ordered out of a courtroom Tuesday as he objected to a decision to block reporters from attending a plea hearing for a white...

Ritamix’s Qing Fei Pai Du Decoction Tea to hit the shelves soon

The nourishing herbal tea bags, which can be used to improve lung functions and other COVID-19 mild or moderate symptoms, will be made available in over 800 stores in Malaysia Estimated retail sales o...

APNewsBreak: SC says it can't get drugs by Friday execution

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina prison officials say they have to delay an execution scheduled for Friday because they won't be able to obtain the necessary lethal injection drugs. ...

Italian man handed 2-year sentence for trying to rob Taiwan Hi-Life

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An Italian man has been handed a two-year prison term for attempting to rob a convenience store in New Taipei City with a pair of scissors in August of this year. Accor...