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House GOP faces first vote on Puerto Rico bill

By MARY CLARE JALONICK
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- House Republicans are attempting to hold together a rare bipartisan deal to help Puerto Rico manage its crippling finances as a committee...full story
updated 2016-05-25 04:01 PM
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People participate in an anti-nuclear rally in Union Square in New York, Sunday, April 26, 2015. This year marks the 70th anniversary of the United States using nuclear bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) A protestor stands on a mailbox outside of Oriole Park at Camden Yards before a baseball game between the Boston Red Sox and the Baltimore Orioles after a rally for Freddie Gray, Saturday, April 25, 2015, in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) Sumiteru Taniguchi, a survivor of the nuclear bombing at Nagasaki, Japan, participates in an anti-nuclear rally in Union Square in New York, Sunday, April 26, 2015. This year marks the 70th anniversary of the United States using nuclear bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) Two men are on the ground after being struck after a march to City Hall for Freddie Gray, Saturday, April 25, 2015 in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) A man, center, shields himself after being struck after a march to City Hall for Freddie Gray, Saturday, April 25, 2015 in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) A protestor, right, pulls a bag away from a group of women after a rally for Freddie Gray, Saturday, April 25, 2015, in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) A t-shirt made in memory of Freddie Gray is draped over former pay phone post near the intersection where Gray was arrested, Friday, April 24, 2015, in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) People participate in an anti-nuclear rally in Union Square in New York, Sunday, April 26, 2015. This year marks the 70th anniversary of the United States using nuclear bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) A protestor, left, fights with a bar patron outside of a bar near Oriole Park at Camden Yards after a rally for Freddie Gray, Saturday, April 25, 2015, in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
    Updated: 2016/05/25 17:00 GMT+08:00
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House GOP faces first vote on Puerto Rico bill
By MARY CLARE JALONICK
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- House Republicans are attempting to hold together a rare bipartisan deal to help Puerto Rico manage its crippling finances as a committee....Fullstory

2016-05-25 04:01 PM

Asian stock markets rally on US recovery hopes
By YOUKYUNG LEE
Associated Press

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Asian stock markets rallied Wednesday as solid U.S. housing sales data and overnight gains on Wall Street raised expectations for....Fullstory

2016-05-25 03:22 PM

Taiyo Pacific Partners Becomes Major Shareholder in HITACHI MAXELL (6810) with Stake Over 5%

Associated Press

TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 25, 2016--Taiyo Pacific Partners announced today that it has accumulated in excess of 5% in HITACHI MAXELL, LTD. (6810) to become the 2....Fullstory

2016-05-25 03:22 PM

Asian News Digest, AS

Associated Press

ASIA: OBAMA -- Wrapping up a historic visit to Vietnam, U.S. President Barack Obama praises the next generation of leaders for being more conscious about the....Fullstory

2016-05-25 02:22 PM

The Latest: Advocates urge immigrant sanctuary protections

Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- The Latest on immigrant sanctuary protections in San Francisco (all times local): 2:35 p.m. More than 50 people calling for San Francisco to....Fullstory

2016-05-25 06:01 AM

Feds say ex-policeman ran $2,000-an-hour prostitution ring

Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- A retired New York City police officer has been accused of running a prostitution ring that charged customers as much as....Fullstory

2016-05-25 06:01 AM

WWII US spy vets group irked by cemetery name choice
By CHRIS CAROLA
Associated Press

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- A new veterans cemetery to be built between Buffalo and Rochester will be named the Western New York National Cemetery, the....Fullstory

2016-05-25 06:01 AM

NYC proposes rules to put the brakes on sleepy taxi drivers

Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Cabbies will have to pull over after driving 12 hours in any 24-hour period under rules proposed by New York City's....Fullstory

2016-05-25 06:01 AM

Renowned Chinese writer Yang Jiang dies at age 104

Associated Press

BEIJING (AP) -- State media say renowned Chinese writer Yang Jiang has died at age 104. The Paper, a state-owned news website, says Yang died Wednesday....Fullstory

2016-05-25 03:22 PM

Keillor and 'Prairie Home' players plan one more show

Associated Press

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Garrison Keillor is bringing back familiar elements of "A Prairie Home Companion" at least one more time. Keillor will host what he's calling....Fullstory

2016-05-25 06:01 AM

Huawei files lawsuits accusing Samsung of violating patents

Associated Press

BEIJING (AP) -- Chinese tech giant Huawei said Wednesday it has filed patent infringement lawsuits against South Korean mobile phone rival Samsung in the United....Fullstory

2016-05-25 04:01 PM

SES to Showcase the Reception of Live Satellite TV on Latest Generation Digital Media Players Using SAT>IP Technology

Associated Press

LUXEMBOURG--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 25, 2016--SES S.A. (Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) will demonstrate how live television can be brought to all the major media player platforms in the best....Fullstory

2016-05-25 03:22 PM

Watchdogs say Texas dodged 'train wreck' on education board
By PAUL J. WEBER
Associated Press

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- When Texas takes up always-contentions revisions of science and social studies coursework in 2017, a former schoolteacher who believes dinosaurs were....Fullstory

2016-05-25 02:42 PM

Biden to host national cancer research summit in Washington
By JOSH LEDERMAN
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Vice President Joe Biden will bring together scientists, oncologists, donors and patients for a national conference on cancer research in Washington, the....Fullstory

2016-05-25 06:42 AM

The Latest: 2nd person arrested in coal exec's death

Associated Press

WILLIAMSON, W.Va. (AP) -- The Latest on the fatal shooting of ex-coal chief executive Bennett Hatfield in southern West Virginia (all times local): 4:30 p.m. A second....Fullstory

2016-05-25 06:01 AM

Kanye West sued by Hungarian musician over 'New Slaves' song

Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Kanye West is being sued in New York City by a Hungarian musician who says West sampled his song without permission. Gabor....Fullstory

2016-05-25 06:01 AM

Italy's Renzi: NATO summit must consider new defense models

Associated Press

ROME (AP) -- Italian Premier Matteo Renzi says that NATO should use the upcoming summit in Warsaw to consider new security models given the threat....Fullstory

2016-05-25 06:01 AM

Monsanto rejectds $62B Bayer bid, but still open to talks

Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Monsanto is rejecting Bayer's $62 billion takeover bid, calling it "incomplete and financially inadequate. However, the seed company suggested Tuesday that a....Fullstory

2016-05-25 06:01 AM

After judge orders Bill Cosby trial, what happens next?
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

A judge ruled Tuesday that there is enough evidence to bring Bill Cosby to trial in the lone criminal case brought against him out of....Fullstory

2016-05-25 06:01 AM

NYC Opera announces 1st full season after bankruptcy
By RONALD BLUM
Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- The revived New York City Opera announced its first full season following its emergence from bankruptcy, planning 28 performances of six....Fullstory

2016-05-25 06:01 AM

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