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Sha Hailin leaves Taipei among protests
Sha Hailin leaves Taipei among protests

By Elsie Tsai
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Sha Hailin, head of the United Front Work Department of Chinese Communist Party's Shanghai Municipal Committee, finished a three-day visit and left Taipei for Shanghai...full story
updated 2016-08-25 10:11 AM
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Sha Hailin leaves Taipei among protests Sha Hailin leaves Taipei among protests
By Elsie Tsai
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Sha Hailin, head of the United Front Work Department of Chinese Communist Party's Shanghai Municipal Committee, finished a three-day visit and left Taipei for Shanghai....Fullstory

2016-08-25 10:11 AM

North Korea's Kim praises submarine launch test as a success
By HYUNG-JIN KIM
Associated Press

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said Thursday that his country had achieved the "success of all successes" in launching....Fullstory

2016-08-25 03:01 PM

US says airstrike in Syria may have killed civilians

Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. military says an airstrike in Syria may have inadvertently killed an unspecified number of civilians. Central Command, which oversees the war....Fullstory

2016-08-25 06:01 AM

US Treasury blasts European tax probe of multinationals
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

U.S. officials are publicly criticizing Europe's investigations into favorable tax arrangements that Apple and other multinational companies have reached with Ireland and a few other....Fullstory

2016-08-25 06:01 AM

Anti-pot initiative sponsor gives up Montana ballot effort
By MATT VOLZ
Associated Press

HELENA, Mont. (AP) -- The sponsor of a proposed initiative to repeal Montana's medical marijuana law said Wednesday he won't appeal a judge's refusal to....Fullstory

2016-08-25 03:22 AM

AP-NORC Poll: Gender matters, but does it hurt or help?
By CATHERINE LUCEY and EMILY SWANSON
Associated Press

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- There's no "glass ceiling" keeping a woman from the presidential nomination anymore, but most Americans still think Hillary Clinton's gender....Fullstory

2016-08-25 03:42 PM

US intelligence still sorting out NSA hack
By AMY TAXIN and DEB RIECHMANN
Associated Press

YORBA LINDA, Calif. (AP) -- The U.S. is still probing the extent of a recent cyber leak of what purports to be hacking tools used....Fullstory

2016-08-25 09:01 AM

Alaska roadkill thieves target dead moose meant for needy

Associated Press

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- Thieves coming across dead moose on Alaska roads are stealing the carcasses, making away with hundreds of pounds of meat that....Fullstory

2016-08-25 06:01 AM

Clinton keeps stay-the-course strategy on foundation, emails
By KEN THOMAS and CATHERINE LUCEY
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Hillary Clinton is sidestepping new questions about nearly 15,000 recently discovered emails or her family's charitable foundation -- a stay-the-course strategy sure....Fullstory

2016-08-25 06:01 AM

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