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Hong Kong democracy leaders arrested, face long imprisonment

BEIJING, China: Actions taken last week by the Chinese People's Political Consultative Committee (CPPCC) and the National People's Congress (NPC) ...

White House blocks Rio Tinto's plan for Native tribes sacred land

GLOBE, Arizona -- Native Americans, conservationists, and a host of other advocates are cheering a Biden administration move to delay ...

Feb. saw most people detained at Mexican border since 2006

WASHINGTON D.C.: Officials report that 100,000 people seeking to enter the United States were detained at the Mexican border in ...

Costco profits suffer from employee pandemic costs, safety measures

NEW YORK, New York: Second-quarter profits for Costco Wholesale Corp have failed to align with analysts' estimates, as the warehouse ...

British PM Johnson says being overweight complicated his Covid care

LONDON, England: In a bid to reduce Covid infections among overweight Britons, Prime Minister Boris Johnson is promoting his own ...

Seeking dismissal of charges, Huawei CFO says arrest political

VANCOUVER, Canada: Lawyers for Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou have sought a dismissal of the extradition case against her, ...

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White House blocks Rio Tinto's plan for Native tribes sacred land

GLOBE, Arizona -- Native Americans, conservationists, and a host of other advocates are cheering a Biden administration move to delay ...

U.S. stocks end mixed Monday, techs sold-off, industrials bought up

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stock markets were decisively mixed on Monday with the technology sector taking the brunt ...

Disney, baseball could begin April 1 with Covid rules in place

LOS ANGELES, California: After remaining closed for nearly a year, California officials released new rules on Friday that would allow ...

Costco profits suffer from employee pandemic costs, safety measures

NEW YORK, New York: Second-quarter profits for Costco Wholesale Corp have failed to align with analysts' estimates, as the warehouse ...

Virtual events being staged in Oregon for Sequestration Week

PORTLAND, Oregon -- This week, groups are holding virtual events in Oregon for "Sequestration Week," and the potential of carbon ...

Biden relief bill fails to stem sell-off of Asian stocks

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia mostly fell on Monday, although the Australian market managed a modest gain.The passage ...