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BEIJING (AP) " Scores of paramilitary police have locked down a restive village in southern China to ward off fresh anti-corruption protests nearly five years after its uprising made it a symbol of grassroots defiance against the Communist Party. A resident from Wukan village in Guangdong Province said by telephone that police swept in late Friday night to surround sensitive government buildings and take away the village's democratically elected leader Lin Zuluan. Local police...

Updated at 7:02 AM

MOSCOW (AP) " The Soyuz space capsule has undocked from the International Space Station to carry an American, a Briton and a Russian back to Earth. The TMA-19M capsule undocked from the station as scheduled at 0552 GMT Saturday with NASA's...

Updated at 6:43 AM

LONDON (AP) " A 52-year-old man charged in the murder of British lawmaker Jo Cox is scheduled to appear in court. West Yorkshire Police charged Thomas Mair with murder and other crimes in the attack. He is expected to appear in Westminster...

Updated at 6:04 AM

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) " The Oakland Police Department lost its third police chief in eight days as it struggles with allegations that a number of officers had sex with a teenage prostitute and exchanged racist text messages. Mayor Libby...

Updated at 5:16 AM

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) " Felipe Marrero wakes up in his hospital bed at night still thinking he smells gunpowder, nearly a week after the shooting rampage at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando. It's just one of the ways the 30-year-old has suffered...

Updated at 4:04 AM

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) " Oakland lost its third police chief in eight days Friday as it struggles with allegations that a number of officers had sex with a teenage prostitute and exchanged racist text messages. Mayor Libby Schaaf said acting...

Posted at 4:00 AM

This past week started off on a somber note, as we mourned the victims of the massacre in Orlando, Florida. This being politics in 2016, things soon took a weird turn, and soon President Obama and Donald Trump were trading barbs.

Updated at 3:50 AM

PHILADELPHIA (AP) " The massacre at a gay nightclub has tested the limits of the "love the sinner, hate the sin" approach to homosexuality by conservative religious leaders. The faith leaders have overwhelmingly expressed grief over the...

Updated at 3:37 AM

BEIJING (AP) " A Chinese regulator has ordered Apple Inc. to stop selling two versions of its iPhone 6 in Beijing after finding they look too much like a competitor, but Apple says sales are going ahead while it appeals. The ruling by an...

Updated at 3:16 AM

BEIJING (AP) " A week of torrential rain in southern China has killed 25 people and displaced 33,200 residents, including many in China's poor, remote regions, officials said. China's Civil Affairs Ministry says 4 million people in 10...

Updated at 2:06 AM

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