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Thousands Wear Black, Rally to Demand Hong Kong Leader Goes

<p>Tens of thousands of people took to the streets in Hong Kong Sunday dressed in black to demand the city's embattled leader steps down, a day after she suspended an extradition bill in a dramatic retreat following the most violent …</p>
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Hundreds of Thousands Demand Hong Kong Leader’s Resignation

<p>Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong joined those calling for the resignation of the city's pro-Beijing leader to resign, saying after his release from prison Monday that he would soon join massive protests against an extradition law.</p><p>"Carrie Lam ...
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UN: 1 in 10 Children Globally Is Victim of Child Labor

<p>The International Labor Organization is calling for the elimination of child labor, which victimizes tens of millions of children in all regions of the world. The call came from Geneva, where special events marking the World Day Against Child Labor &hellip...
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Taiwan’s Request to Buy US Military Hardware Draws Ire From China

<p>Taiwan says it has formally made a request to the United States to purchase new stateoftheart military tanks and antitank missile systems, a move that drew an angry response from China.</p><p>The selfruled island's Defense Ministry announced Thursday that i...
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US, China Defense Leaders Meet Amid Increased Tensions

<p>SINGAPORE Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan and Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe held talks Friday in Singapore, as the secretary worked to build the U.S.China military relationship while reprimanding Chinese "bad behavior."</p><p>The two spoke ...
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Drones Monitor Whale Health In Australia

<p>A water-proof drone is being used by Australian scientists to collect the highly-treasured nasal mucus of migrating whales. The snot is rich with fresh DNA, viruses and bacteria, and is collected by a drone that hovers over the blowholes of …</p>
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Huawei Founder Shrugs Off US Blacklisting Order

<p>The founder of Chinese telecom giant Huawei is dismissing the decision by the United States to blacklist the company on the grounds it poses a threat to U.S. national security.</p><p>In a series of interviews with staterun news outlets Tuesday, …</p>
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Trump Announces Sweeping Immigration Plan

<p>A proposed "fair, modern and legal" overhaul of the American immigration system, which lawmakers from both major U.S. parties contend has little chance of winning congressional approval, was announced Thursday by U.S. President Donald Trump.</p><p>"Random s...
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Hong Kong Lawmakers Brawl Over Extradition Bill

<p>A session Saturday in Hong Kong's legislative assembly about a controversial extradition law ended in a brawl between lawmakers, with one member of the assembly hospitalized.</p><p>Neither the pro-democracy lawmakers nor the pro-Beijing politicians are budg...
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