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China Detains Canadian Diplomat Hours Before Huawei CFO Gets Bail

VANCOUVER — A Canadian court granted bail Tuesday to a top Chinese executive arrested at the United States’ request in a case that has set off a diplomatic furor among the three countries and complicated high-stakes U.S.-China trade talks.
Shayanne Nelson, left, and Tyrell Bitsilly on Saturday following their arrest. Photo: Associated Press

US Mother, Boyfriend Face Charges After Toddler Shoots Infant

GALLUP, New Mexico — An 8-month-old girl is fighting for her life after police say her 3-year-old brother accidentally shot her in the face...
Soldiers patrol after a shooting Tuesday in Strasbourg, eastern France. Photo: Associated Press

Thai Tourist Among 3 Killed in French Xmas Market Shooting

STRASBOURG, France — A man who had been flagged as a possible extremist sprayed gunfire near the city of Strasbourg's famous Christmas market Tuesday,...
Wazzizi, a sub-Saharan migrant from Guinea, sits Thursday outside the tent where he lives at at Ouled Ziane camp in Casablanca, Morocco. Photo: Mosa'ab Elshamy / Associated Press

Nearly 85 Percent of UN Nations Back Migration Deal; Not US

MARRAKECH, Morocco — Defying fierce opposition from the U.S. and a few other nations, nearly 85 percent of U.N. member states agreed Monday on...
The International Service Systems, or ISS, headquarters in 2017 in Copenhagen, Denmark. Photo: Castellbo / Wikimedia Commons

Danish Facilities Group Closes in 13 Countries, Trims Staff

COPENHAGEN, Denmark — A leading facility services company says it will shut down operations in 13 countries as it tries to boost growth and...
UNAIDS chief Michel Sidibe attends a press conference in July in Paris, France. Photo: Thibault Camus / Associated Press

UNAIDS Found in ‘Crisis’ After Sex Harassment Claims

GENEVA — Independent experts looking into allegations of sexual harassment at the U.N. agency that fights AIDS say it is plagued by "defective leadership,"...
Lawyer Shoichi Ibusuki, center, speaks in November during a press conference in Tokyo, on the problems in Japan's technical intern program, with Eng Pisey, right, Cambodian technical trainee and Huang Shihu, left, Chinese technical trainee in Tokyo. Photo: Eugene Hoshiko / Associated Press

Japan to OK Divisive Bill Allowing More Foreign Workers

TOKYO — Japan is preparing to officially open the door to foreign workers to do unskilled jobs and possibly eventually become citizens. Lawmakers were to...
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Officials: 6 Dead, Dozens Hurt in Club Stampede in Italy

ROME — Six people have died and dozens have been injured in a stampede at a nightclub at a coastal town in central Italy. Italian...
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New Study Explains Creation of Deadly California ‘Firenado’

REDDING, California — A rare fire tornado that raged during this summer's deadly Carr Fire in Northern California was created by a combination of...

Why Huawei Arrest Deepens US-China Conflict

WASHINGTON — The dramatic arrest of a Chinese telecommunications executive has driven home why it will be so hard for the Trump administration to resolve its deepening conflict with China.

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