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November 23, 2018 - 1:10 am
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Lawmakers supporting disputed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa have walked out of Sri Lanka's Parliament to protest the speaker's actions during an ongoing political crisis. On Oct. 26, President Maithripala Sirisena abruptly fired Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and...
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November 23, 2018 - 12:35 am
HONOLULU (AP) — A Hawaii-based burger chain has closed a Honolulu restaurant for cleaning after a video posted to social media appeared to show a rat being cooked on the grill. Teddy's Bigger Burgers has closed the Mapunapuna location and fired two employees who appeared in the Snapchat video. "We...
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November 23, 2018 - 12:34 am
KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani police say gunmen have stormed the Chinese Consulate in the country's southern port city of Karachi, triggering an intense shootout during which two police officers were killed. Smoke is rising from the building as the shootout continues. Mohammad Ashfaq, a local...
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Kinam Kim, President & CEO, Device Solutions, Samsung Electronics bows in apology in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, Nov. 23, 2018. Samsung Electronics has apologized for the sickness and deaths of some of its workers, saying it failed to create a safe working environment at its computer chip and display factories. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
November 23, 2018 - 12:27 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics apologized Friday for illnesses and deaths of some of its workers, saying it failed to create a safe working environment at its computer chip and display factories. The announcement by the South Korean technology giant came weeks after the company and a...
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November 23, 2018 - 12:19 am
BEIJING (AP) — Police in northeastern China say the suspect in a car crash that killed five elementary school students and injured 19 other people deliberately targeted his victims, in what appears to be the latest in a pattern of mass attacks using vehicles. The 29-year-old suspect, identified...
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Kinam Kim, President & CEO, Device Solutions, Samsung Electronics bows in apology in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, Nov. 23, 2018. Samsung Electronics has apologized for the sickness and deaths of some of its workers, saying it failed to create a safe working environment at its computer chip and display factories. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
November 23, 2018 - 12:12 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics apologized Friday for illnesses and deaths of some of its workers, saying it failed to create a safe working environment at its computer chip and display factories. The announcement by the South Korean technology giant came weeks after the company and a...
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November 23, 2018 - 12:11 am
HONOLULU (AP) — A Hawaii-based burger chain has closed a Honolulu restaurant for cleaning after a video posted to social media appeared to show a rat being cooked on the grill. Teddy's Bigger Burgers has closed the Mapunapuna location and fired two employees who appeared in the Snapchat video...
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November 23, 2018 - 12:05 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's Department of Environmental Conservation is hoping to cash in on the holiday shopping frenzy with a sale of its own. The agency is offering a special deal on its Conservationist magazine through Monday — a one-year subscription for $6. That's half off the normal price...
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In this Nov. 20, 2018, photo, Democratic Progressive Party Kaohsiung mayoral candidate, Chen Chi-mai at left reacts to supporters during a rally in Kaohsiung, central Taiwan. China and its growing pressure campaign loom large as Taiwan holds elections for mayors and other local officials Saturday, in what is partly seen as a referendum on the policies of independence-leaning President Tsai Ing-wen. (AP Photo)
November 22, 2018 - 11:51 pm
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — China's pressure campaign looms large as Taiwan holds local elections Saturday in what is seen partly as a referendum on the policies of independence-leaning President Tsai Ing-wen. Driven from power two years ago, the opposition Nationalists are hoping to regain territory by...
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November 22, 2018 - 11:38 pm
GEORGE, Wash. (AP) — One of three charter buses carrying members of the University of Washington marching band to a football showdown at Washington State University rolled onto its side Thursday on Interstate 90, the Washington State Patrol said. No serious injuries had been reported from the...
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