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Benin's president seeks re-election after violent protests

COTONOU, Benin (AP) — Benin's voters cast ballots Sunday in a presidential election that has been marred by violent demonstrations as incumbent leader Patrice Talon ran for a second term despite once ...

Trump in 2024? He says only that 'a Republican' will win

PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Former President Donald Trump plans to affirm his commitment to the Republican Party — and raise the possibility that someone else will be the GOP's next presidential nominee —...

BC-US--Cotton, US

New York (AP) — Cotton No. 2 Futures on the IntercontinentalExchange (ICE) Friday: (50,000 lbs.; cents per lb.) ...

Bowing to Trump? GOP brings leaders, donors to his backyard

There will be no reckoning at the Republican National Committee. Three months after former President Donald Trump helped incite a violent attack against Congress, the GOP is bringing...

Xinjiang cotton boycott leaves Western brands reeling

The latest China-versus-the-West dispute is getting ugly. On Wednesday, Chinese state television started blurring the names of Western brands worn by reality show contestants. The measure was a veiled...

BC-US--Cotton, US

New York (AP) — Cotton No. 2 Futures on the IntercontinentalExchange (ICE) Wednesday: (50,000 lbs.; cents per lb.) ...

Some Olympic uniforms liable to contain Xinjiang cotton: Report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese textile company that sources cotton from Xinjiang will be producing clothing for the next two Olympic games, though the company denies the gear will come from th...

China condemns 2 ex-Xinjiang officials on separatism charges

BEIJING (AP) — China has sentenced a former education official and a former legal official in the northwestern region of Xinjiang to death with a two-year reprieve on charges including separatism and ...

NRA exec sheltered on borrowed yacht after mass shootings

DALLAS (AP) — After school shootings that left dozens dead in recent years, National Rifle Association leader Wayne LaPierre said the resulting outrage put him in such danger that he sought shelter ab...

China: Two former Uyghur officials sentenced for 'separatist activities'

Authorities in the northwestern Chinese province of Xinjiang have handed out death sentences to two former government officials from the local Uyghur minority group, the Chinese state-run news agency ...

BC-US--Cotton, US

New York (AP) — Cotton No. 2 Futures on the IntercontinentalExchange (ICE) Monday: (50,000 lbs.; cents per lb.) ...

In shinty or in golf, Robert MacIntyre shows plenty of fight

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Robert MacIntyre was 12 tournaments into his rookie season on the European Tour when he wanted to go home to Scotland, a surprise only because of his blue-collar nature to never sh...

Pakistan faces dilemma over trade ties with India

Pakistan's government last week put a hold on restarting limited imports of sugar, cotton and wheat from India until New Delhi reviews its 2019 decision to revoke the Kashmir region's special ...

China says H&M changed online map after criticism

Chinese regulators on Friday (April 2) said H&M has agreed to change a “problematic map” online following government criticism, adding to pressure on the Swedish retailer amid a confli...

Time to heel: Wilson moves on from shoe toss, preps for NFL

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Marco Wilson’s last two performances in Gainesville ended quite differently. He was reviled after one, revered following the other. The Florida cornerback, w...