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State media say Chinese President Xi to visit North KoreaChinese state media say President Xi Jinping will make a state visit to North Korea this week
The Associated Press15 minutes ago
Protesters wearing masks gather near the Legislative Council as they continuing protest against the unpopular extradition bill in Hong Kong, Monday, June 17, 2019. A member of Hong Kong's Executive Council says the city's leader plans to apologize again over her handling of a highly unpopular extradition bill. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
Protesters demand embattled Hong Kong leader resignDemonstrators in Hong Kong have gathered outside the office of the city's leader, demanding that she resign for her handling of an unpopular extradition bill
The Associated Press18 minutes ago
Heavily armed police officers exit the Costco following a shooting inside the wholesale warehouse in Corona, Calif.,  Friday, June 14, 2019.  A gunman opened fire inside the store during an argument,  killing a man, wounding two other people and sparking a stampede of terrified shoppers before he was taken into custody, police said. The man involved in the argument was killed and two other people were wounded, Corona police Lt. Jeff Edwards said.  (Will Lester/Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG via AP)
LAPD investigates officer's actions in Costco shootingAs the Los Angeles Police Department gathers evidence and video footage, authorities remain tight-lipped about what provoked a Friday night confrontation that led to an off-duty officer shooting and killing a man in a Costco Wholesale warehouse store
The Associated Press19 minutes ago
Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping will make state visit to North Korea this weekChinese state media say President Xi Jinping will make state visit to North Korea this week
The Associated Press27 minutes ago
South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, center, speaks during a news conference, Sunday, June 16, 2019, in South Bend, Ind., as South Bend Common Council President Tim Scott, left, and South Bend Police Chief Scott Ruszkowski, listen. Democratic presidential candidate Buttigieg changed his campaign schedule to return to South Bend for the late night news conference, after authorities say a man died after a shooting involving a police officer. (Santiago Flores/South Bend Tribune via AP)
Buttigieg returns to South Bend after man killed by policeAuthorities in South Bend are investigation a shooting involving a police officer
The Associated Press29 minutes ago
FILE - This June 1, 2009 file photo shows Frank Kameny in his home in Washington. Kameny, a government astronomer who sued after he was fired for being gay, took his anti-discrimination case to the Supreme Court in 1961 (the justices declined to hear his appeal), and helped stage the first gay rights protest outside the White House in 1965. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
50 years after Stonewall, LGBT rights are a work in progress50 years after the 1969 Stonewall uprising in New York, the LGBT rights movement in the US has made huge advances but still has unfinished business
The Associated Press36 minutes ago
Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei, left, gets make up on his face before attending a roundtable at the telecom giant's headquarters in Shenzhen in southern China on Monday, June 17, 2019. Huawei's founder has likened his company to a badly damaged plane and says revenues will be $30 billion less than forecast over the next two years. (AP Photo/Dake Kang)
Huawei founder says revenue will be billions below forecastHuawei's founder has likened his company to a badly damaged plane and says revenues will be $30 billion less than forecast over the next two years
The Associated Press51 minutes ago
Oil exports are on the rise in LouisianaThe Louisiana Offshore Oil Port is becoming a major world source of exported crude oil
The Associated Press56 minutes ago
Pope Francis blesses the coffin as he celebrates the funeral service of Cardinal Leon Kalenga Badikebele, the Apostolic nuncio in Argentina, in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Saturday, June 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
Vatican formally opens debate on married priests in AmazonThe Vatican has formally opened debate on letting married men be ordained as priests in remote parts of the Amazon where priests are so few that Catholics can go weeks or months without Mass
The Associated Press57 minutes ago
In this photo taken Dec. 9, 2014, spokesman for Iran's atomic agency Behrouz Kamalvandi speaks to the media, in Tehran, Iran. Iran will break the uranium stockpile limit set by Tehran's nuclear deal with world powers in the next 10 days, spokesman for the country's atomic agency Kamalvandi said Monday June 17, 2019, while also warning that Iran has the need for uranium enriched up to 20%, just a step away from weapons-grade levels. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)
The Latest: UAE papers urge calm after oil tanker attacksThe Latest: English-language papers in UAE urge calm, diplomacy after last week's attack on oil tankers
The Associated Press1 hour ago
The University of Notre Dame president Fr. John Jenkins, a co-organizer of a Vatican summit on climate change, meets reporters, at the Vatican, Friday, June 14, 2019. CEOs of oil companies, including ExxonMobil, BP, Royal Dutch Shell, Total, Chevron and Eni, said in a joint statement Friday that governments should set such pricing regimes at a level that encourages business and investment, while "minimizing the costs to vulnerable communities and supporting economic growth." (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
Experts hold climate talks in Bonn as pressure to act growsExperts are meeting in Germany for ten days of U.N.-hosted talks on climate change amid growing pressure for governments to take drastic action to curb global warming
The Associated Press1 hour ago
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