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Chinese ambassador to US claims Washington changing Taiwan Strait status quo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese Ambassador to the U.S. Qin Gang (秦剛) on Tuesday (Aug. 16) accused Washington of altering the status quo in the Taiwan Strait and warned that it must bear the resul...

China halts climate, military ties over Pelosi Taiwan visit

BEIJING (AP) — China on Friday said it is canceling or suspending dialogue with the United States on a range of issues from climate change to military relations and anti-drug efforts in retaliation fo...

80 men in South African court on charges of raping 8 women

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — More than 80 men suspected of the gang rapes of eight women and the armed robbery of a video production crew in the South African town of Krugersdorp, west of Johannesburg, appeare...

Ivey, challengers race to right in Alabama GOP primary

In a pair of campaign ads this GOP primary season, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey falsely declares the election was stolen from Donald Trump and accuses the federal government of “shipping illegal immigrants" ...

Editorial Roundup: United States

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: May 15 The Washington Post says that, with midterms coming up, Democrats must act now to have a big...

In Buffalo, Biden to confront the racism he's vowed to fight

WASHINGTON (AP) — When Joe Biden talks about his decision to run against President Donald Trump in 2020, the story always starts with Charlottesville. He says it was the men with torches shouting bigo...

In Buffalo, Biden to confront the racism he's vowed to fight

WASHINGTON (AP) — When Joe Biden talks about his decision to run against President Donald Trump in 2020, the story always starts with Charlottesville. He says it was the men with torches shouting bigo...

1 in 3 fears immigrants influence US elections: AP-NORC poll

PHOENIX (AP) — With anti-immigrant rhetoric bubbling over in the leadup to this year's critical midterm elections, about 1 in 3 U.S. adults believes an effort is underway to replace U.S.-born American...

In ad, South Carolina's Mace presses finish for border wall

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — In her primary race against an opponent backed by former President Donald Trump, U.S. Rep. Nancy Mace of South Carolina has released her first campaign ad, touting one of his sig...

UK still struggling to address Windrush scandal failings

LONDON (AP) — The U.K. government agency that oversees immigration is still struggling to address many of the problems that upended the lives of thousands of people of Caribbean descent wrongly target...

Ukraine or the Middle East? Greece applies varying rules on refugees

After days of hiding in the basement of her house, Sofiia Malinovskaya finally made it to safety. Airstrikes and fighting near her home in the eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv forced her to leave Ukr...

Migrant minors dispute pits Florida against Catholic Church

MIAMI (AP) — The debate over whether to deter or accommodate minors arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border without their parents has pitted Florida’s Catholic governor against the state’s highest-ranking ...

French conservative Pécresse holds big presidential rally

PARIS (AP) — A conservative politician vying to become France’s first female leader is hoping to boost her declining fortunes in the campaign so far with her first major rally. Less ...

Human smuggling suspect from Florida released without bond

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A Florida man who was arrested for human smuggling after four people were found dead in a blizzard in Canada and seven more immigrants were found alive nearby in the U.S. was releas...

Rohingya vs. Facebook: What are the chances of success?

In August 2017, tensions escalated between Myanmar's Buddhist majority and the Rohingya, a Muslim minority that lives mostly in the country's northwestern state of Rakhine. Prior to that, the ...