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Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam walks behind a red barrier tape toward a press conference in Hong Kong Saturday, June 15, 2019. Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam said she will suspend a proposed extradition bill indefinitely. Lam told media Saturday she took the move in response to widespread public unhappiness over the measure, which would enable authorities to send some suspects to stand trial in mainland courts. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
After bill fiasco, Hong Kong chief fights for political lifeHong Kong leader Carrie Lam has found herself in a precarious position after she was forced to back down from an unpopular extradition bill seen as eroding the territory's democratic values
The Associated Press11 minutes ago
A man watches a broadcast of Chief Executive Carrie Lam speaking at a press conference held in Hong Kong on Saturday, June 15, 2019. Lam said she will suspend a proposed extradition bill indefinitely in response to widespread public unhappiness over the measure, which would enable authorities to send some suspects to stand trial in mainland courts. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
Hong Kong leader delays unpopular bill; activists want moreHong Kong leader suspends extradition bill that sparked the city's biggest public protests in years, but activists say new demonstration will go forward
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Hong Kong's Chief Executive Carrie Lam speaks at a press conference in Hong Kong Saturday, June 15, 2019. Lam said she will suspend a proposed extradition bill indefinitely in response to widespread public unhappiness over the measure, which would enable authorities to send some suspects to stand trial in mainland courts. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
The Latest: Activists say shelving bill is not enoughHong Kong leader suspends extradition bill that sparked the city's biggest public protests in years, but activists say new demonstration will go forward
The Associated Press8 hours ago
This June 13, 2019 false-color image from the European Commission's Sentinel-2 satellite that was processed by Sinergise's Sentinel Hub website shows the Norwegian-owned MT Front Altair ablaze with smoke rising from it in the Gulf of Oman after what the U.S. described as a limpet mine attack by Iran. Iran has denied being involved in the incident. The white light in the image is the sun being reflected off the waters of the Gulf of Oman. (European Commission via AP)
Middle East attack jolts oil-import dependent AsiaThe blasts detonated far from the bustling megacities of Asia, but the attack this week on two tankers in the strategic Strait of Hormuz hits at the heart of the region's oil import-dependent economies
The Associated Press17 hours ago
Hong Kong leader says government will suspend debate on unpopular extradition bill.Hong Kong leader says government will suspend debate on unpopular extradition bill.
The Associated Press17 hours ago
China denies its vessel intentionally sank Filipino boatChina has acknowledged its fishing vessel hit a Filipino boat in the disputed South China Sea in an incident that prompted an outcry in the Philippines but denies the collision was intentional
The Associated Press20 hours ago
Bridge in China collapses, sending vehicles into riverAn entire section of a roadway bridge has plunged into a wide river in southern China, sending two vehicles into the water and leaving two people missing
The Associated Press22 hours ago
AP PHOTOS: Umbrellas, a Hong Kong protest symbol, brokenAP PHOTOS: Umbrellas, a symbol of Hong Kong protests, are silent victims after clashes with police
The Associated Press22 hours ago
FILE - In this file photo dated Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang speaks during a daily briefing at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs office in Beijing.  Foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang on Friday, June 14, 2019, confirmed the visit by U.N. counterterrorism chief, undersecretary general Vladimir Ivanovich Voronkov but didn't comment on reports he is going to the restive Xinjiang region in China's far west. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, FILE)
US has 'deep concerns' about UN official's trip to ChinaThe U.S. has expressed deep concerns to the U.N. about a reported trip by the U.N. counterterrorism chief to the restive Xinjiang region in China's far west
The Associated Press23 hours ago
Hundreds of mothers protest against the amendments to the extradition law after Wednesday's violent protest in Hong Kong on Friday, June 14, 2019. Calm appeared to have returned to Hong Kong after days of protests by students and human rights activists opposed to a bill that would allow suspects to be tried in mainland Chinese courts. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
Calls mount for compromise over unpopular Hong Kong billCalls mount for Hong Kong leader to compromise on unpopular extradition bill
The Associated Press23 hours ago
AP Interview: Ex-official urges dropping HK extradition billAP Interview: Hong Kong former top civil servant urges leaders to drop unpopular legislation
The Associated Press1 day ago
The memorial garden for Yingying Zhang is seen outside of Campbell Hall Thursday, June 13, 2019, on the University of Illinois campus in Urbana, Ill. (Stephen Haas/The News-Gazette via AP)
Jurors listen to suspect say he killed scholar from ChinaProsecutors have played a secret recording at the trial of a former University of Illinois doctoral student charged with slaying a visiting scholar from China in which he describes how he killed the 26-year-old and how she fought back
The Associated Press1 day ago
The Latest: Jurors hear suspect say he killed scholarProsecutors have played a secret recording at the trial of a former University of Illinois doctoral student charged with slaying a visiting scholar from China in which he describes how he killed her and how hard she fought back
The Associated Press1 day ago
Jurors watch FBI video of suspect in Chinese scholar's deathVideo shows former University of Illinois doctor student accused of killing a visiting scholar from China explaining to an FBI agent that the woman looked "panicky" when he spotted her and offered her a ride
The Associated Press1 day ago
Border Patrol locates missing mother, daughter from IndiaAuthorities say the U.S. Border Patrol has located a mother and 8-year-old daughter from India who had been with a 7-year-old daughter whose body was found in the Arizona desert near the U.S.-Mexico border
The Associated Press1 day ago
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