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U.S. Prosecutors Hit Huawei With New Federal Charges

The Department of Justice is accusing the Chinese telecom giant of racketeering and conspiracy to steal trade secrets from U.S. companies. The Trump administration has security concerns about Huawei. (Image credit: Mark Schiefelbein/AP)
Tags: News, Department Of Justice, Trump, Mark Schiefelbein, Huawei Image, New Federal Charges


As Coronavirus Spreads, U.S. Students In China Scramble To Leave

American schools are advising students to avoid travel to China, and some are working to evacuate students already there. The U.S. issued a "Do Not Travel" advisory for China on Thursday.(Image credit: Mark Schiefelbein/AP)
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Chinese Authorities Begin Quarantine Of Wuhan City As Coronavirus Cases Multiply

Transportation in and out of the city of 11 million is being shut down as cases of the coronavirus are being reported throughout China and abroad. Wuhan is believed to be the contagion's epicenter.(Image credit: Mark Schiefelbein/AP)
Tags: News, China, Wuhan, Wuhan City, Mark Schiefelbein


Call For Global Moratorium On Creating Gene-Edited Babies

An international group of 18 prominent scientists and bioethicists is calling for countries around the world to impose a moratorium on the creation of babies whose genes have been altered in the lab.(Image credit: Mark Schiefelbein/AP)
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Huawei Exec Sues Canada, Argues December Arrest Violated Constitution

Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou was detained by the Canadian government in December at the request of the U.S., which alleged the Chinese telecom giant had violated its sanctions on Iran.(Image credit: Mark Schiefelbein/AP)
Tags: News, Mark Schiefelbein, Wanzhou, Huawei Exec Sues Canada Argues, Iran Image


Gap, JCPenney, Victoria’s Secret: Malls take a beating as retailers cull over 300 stores

FILE- In this Jan. 8, 2019, file photo an American flag flies above a Sears store in Hackensack, N.J. A bankruptcy judge has blessed a $5.2 billion plan by Sears chairman and biggest shareholder Eddie Lampert to keep the iconic business going. The approval means roughly 425 stores and 45,000 jobs will be preserved. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File) Despite the holiday season, foot traffic was light at Del Amo Fashion center near Sears Dec. 4, 2018. That’s prompted mall owners like Simon to announce...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Business, China, America, Los Angeles, Tesla, Sport, Ap, Beijing, Soccer, Manhattan, Victoria, North America, Sears, Simon


Trade Talks With China Continue, As Trump Shies From A Hard Deadline For A Deal

March 1 "is not a magical date," President Trump said this week, about his self-imposed deadline when tariffs would spike. Whether a deal will resolve key structural issues isn't clear.(Image credit: Mark Schiefelbein/AFP/Getty Images)
Tags: News, China, Trump, Mark Schiefelbein


PHOTOS: The Year Of The Pig Is Here

Pig-themed decorations marked Spring Festival celebrations ahead of the Lunar New Year on Tuesday.(Image credit: Mark Schiefelbein/AP)
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Naomi Osaka Of Japan Secures Her Second Grand Slam Title With Australian Open Victory

The 21-year-old player stumbled in the second set, but recovered in the third. "I felt like I didn't want to have any regrets," she said of the match.(Image credit: Mark Schiefelbein/AP)
Tags: Japan, News, Naomi Osaka, Mark Schiefelbein


Naomi Osaka wins Australian Open for 2nd major in a row

MELBOURNE, Australia — So close to victory, Naomi Osaka suddenly was letting the Australian Open final slip away. Three championship points? Gone. A sizable lead? Soon all gone, too. She was playing poorly. She yelled at herself. Slammed a ball. Tugged at her visor’s pink brim. Trudged to the locker room between sets with a towel draped over her head. And then, after returning to the court, Osaka turned it all around just as quickly as she had dropped 23 of 27 points. Refocusing and reasserting ...
Tags: Japan, Florida, New York, Sports, Sport, Czech Republic, Soccer, Tennis, Williams, Serena Williams, Caroline Wozniacki, Petra Kvitova, Petra, Osaka, Wta, Melbourne Australia


Serena Williams turns ankle, drops last 6 games in loss to Karolina Pliskova at Aussie Open

Karolina Pliskova celebrates after defeating Serena Williams in their Australian Open quarterfinal match on Wednesday (Tuesday PT) in Melbourne. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung) United States’ Serena Williams serves to Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic during their quarterfinal match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill) Sound The gallery will resume in seconds Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic m...
Tags: Japan, Australia, US, Sports, Sport, Czech Republic, Soccer, United States, Tennis, Williams, Novak Djokovic, Melbourne, Serena Williams, Petra Kvitova, Osaka, Ana Ivanovic


Why Did Bill Gates Give A Talk With A Jar Of Human Poop By His Side?

Since 2011, the tech mogul has poured $200 million into developing new and improved toilets. At his Reinvented Toilet Expo in Beijing, the innovations were showcased for the first time.(Image credit: Mark Schiefelbein/AP)
Tags: News, Beijing, Mark Schiefelbein


Air Pollution Exposure Harms Cognitive Performance, Study Finds

The researchers tested more than 25,000 people multiple times, matching the results with pollution data from the time of each test. Older adults were most affected by air quality.(Image credit: Mark Schiefelbein/AP)
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Scientists Link Air Pollution Exposure To Cognitive Decline

The researchers tested more than 25,000 people and matched the results with pollution data from the time of each test. Pollution is a known cause of many other health problems.(Image credit: Mark Schiefelbein/AP)
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Taiwan Grows Isolated As El Salvador Recognizes Beijing

The Central American country chose to establish diplomatic ties with China, which regards the self-governed island of Taiwan as its territory. That leaves Taipei with 17 remaining allies in the world.(Image credit: Mark Schiefelbein/AP)
Tags: News, China, Taiwan, Taipei, Mark Schiefelbein, El Salvador Recognizes Beijing


Thousands Of Muslims Gather In China To Protest Mosque Demolition

The brand-new Grand Mosque in Weizhou is slated for destruction. The Chinese government says it lacked the right permits, but worshipers see the demolition as an attack on their faith. (Image credit: Mark Schiefelbein/AP)
Tags: News, China, Grand Mosque, Mark Schiefelbein, Weizhou


Explosion Near U.S. Embassy In Beijing

The incident occurred at about 1 p.m. local time near the embassy compound in northeastern Beijing. There were no reports of injuries.(Image credit: Mark Schiefelbein/AP)
Tags: News, Beijing, U S Embassy, Mark Schiefelbein, Beijing There


Tesla, China reach agreement on plant with 500,000 vehicle capacity

Tesla Inc. has reached a preliminary agreement with the Shanghai government to build a factory that’ll rival production from its lone U.S. assembly plant, as Elon Musk takes his biggest step yet to expand overseas. Women look at a smartphone outside of a Tesla showroom at an upscale shopping mall in Beijing. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein) Construction will begin soon, after securing needed permits, and it will produce 500,000 electric vehicles a year for Chinese consumers in two to three years...
Tags: Asia, Business, Elon Musk, New York, California, China, Tesla, Sport, Beijing, Soccer, Shanghai, Goldman Sachs, Nevada, Donald Trump, Musk, Automakers


Little House On The Controversy: Laura Ingalls Wilder's Name Removed From Book Award

The Association for Library Service to Children voted unanimously to strike Wilder's name from a major children's lit award over concerns about how the author referred to Native Americans and blacks.(Image credit: Mark Schiefelbein /AP)
Tags: News, Laura Ingalls Wilder, Wilder, Mark Schiefelbein, Association for Library Service


Chinese Women Face Rampant Gender Discrimination From Employers, Report Says

Human Rights Watch says 19 percent of job advertisements in 2018 were designated "men only." Meanwhile, several tech companies feature young female employees in ads to attract male counterparts.(Image credit: Mark Schiefelbein/AP)
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It's In Their Blood: Siblings Eye 1st Mixed Curling Gold At Winter Olympics

Matt and Becca Hamilton will compete in PyeongChang as mixed doubles curling makes its debut at the Olympics. The brother and sister from Wisconsin say their family bond helps drive their success.(Image credit: Mark Schiefelbein/AP; Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images)
Tags: News, Wisconsin, Matt, Pyeongchang, Fabrice Coffrini, Mark Schiefelbein, Becca Hamilton


Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue Is 2018's 'Designated Survivor'

Following the long-standing practice, the former Georgia governor will be in a secure and undisclosed location for Tuesday night's State of the Union.(Image credit: Mark Schiefelbein/AP)
Tags: News, Georgia, Agriculture, Mark Schiefelbein, Sonny Perdue


Tuesday’s Photos of the Day and Viral Videos

A person steers his stand-up paddle board on Alster river in Hamburg, Germany, at sunset Monday, Jan. 8, 2018. (Axel Heimken/dpa via AP) Sumo grand champion Kisenosato, right, of Japan performs his ring entry form with sward-holder Shohozan at the Meiji Shrine in Tokyo, Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018. The Shinto ritual is part of the annual New Year’s celebrations at the shrine. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi) A boy dressed as a “Guajiro” travels in a vintage American car during a caravan marking the 59t...
Tags: Photos, Japan, Florida, London, News, Washington, China, India, Israel, Uncategorized, US, Alabama, Jerusalem, Atlanta, Georgia, Spain


The Startup That's Helping Bring Bikes Back To China's Streets

MoBike, China's first bike-share company, is worth $3 billion. "I personally like riding bicycles," says the company's 35-year-old president Hu Weiwei. "I was thinking, 'How can I bring bikes back?'"(Image credit: Mark Schiefelbein/AP for NPR)
Tags: News, China, Mark Schiefelbein, Hu Weiwei


See Monday’s top photos and viral videos from around the country and the world

Shalane Flanagan of the United States poses for pictures after crossing the finish line first in the women’s division of the New York City Marathon in New York, Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) Mona Rodriguez holds her 12-year-old son, J Anthony Hernandez, during a candlelight vigil held for the victims of a fatal shooting at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017, in Sutherland Springs, Texas. (Nick Wagner/Austin American-Statesman via AP) U.S. Presid...
Tags: Photos, Japan, New York, Texas, London, News, China, Russia, NFL, Los Angeles, Sport, Ap, University, Beijing, Soccer, United States


See Friday’s top photos and viral videos from around the country and the world

Arsenal’s Jack Wilshere reacts on the ground after missing a chance during a Group H Europa League soccer match between Arsenal London and Red Star Belgrade at the Emirates stadium in London, Britain, Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland) Wang Shiyue, left, and Liu Xinyu of China compete in the Ice Dance Short Dance during the Audi Cup of China ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2017 at the Capital Gymnasium in Beijing, Friday, Nov. 3, 2017. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein) Forest official...
Tags: Photos, New York, Milan, News, China, India, Uncategorized, Sport, Catalonia, Beijing, Soccer, Gop, Emirates, Sam Smith, Athens, Jack Wilshere


LA Kings complete 2017-18 season preview

The Kings’ Jonny Brodzinski, left, and the Vancouver Canucks’ Derek Dorsett battle for control of the puck during their exhibition game in Beijing on Saturday. Of the six spots on the Kings’ top two lines, the one occupied by Brodzinski the last eight days is the only one up in the air. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein) Assistant coach John Stevens, now the LA Kings head coach, poses with Mike Richards, left, and Jeff Carter after the Kings beat the New Jersey Devils to win the 2012 Stanley Cup. (P...
Tags: Sports, Los Angeles, Sport, Beijing, Soccer, Kings, Associated Press, Vancouver, NHL, Ducks, Julianne Hough, Anaheim Ducks, Dustin Brown, Los Angeles Kings, New Jersey Devils, Tyler Toffoli


L.A. Kings complete 2017-18 season preview

The Kings’ Jonny Brodzinski, left, and the Vancouver Canucks’ Derek Dorsett battle for control of the puck during their exhibition game in Beijing on Saturday. Of the six spots on the Kings’ top two lines, the one occupied by Brodzinski the last eight days is the only one up in the air. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein) Assistant coach John Stevens, now the LA Kings head coach, poses with Mike Richards, left, and Jeff Carter after the Kings beat the New Jersey Devils to win the 2012 Stanley Cup. (P...
Tags: Sports, Los Angeles, Sport, Beijing, Soccer, Kings, Associated Press, Vancouver, NHL, Ducks, Julianne Hough, Anaheim Ducks, Dustin Brown, Los Angeles Kings, New Jersey Devils, Tyler Toffoli


Putin: North Korea Would 'Eat Grass' Before Giving Up Nukes

Speaking at a news conference in China, the Russian leader also said the "military hysteria" whipped up between Washington and Pyongyang "could cause a global catastrophe."(Image credit: Mark Schiefelbein/AP)
Tags: News, Putin, Washington, North Korea, China, Pyongyang, Mark Schiefelbein


China Has Set Oct. 18 For Its Communist Party Congress. Here's What To Expect

There's little suspense about one outcome of the congress: President Xi Jinping is all but assured of another five-year term. He's maintained a grip on power to a degree not seen in China for decades.(Image credit: Mark Schiefelbein/AP)
Tags: News, China, Xi Jinping, Mark Schiefelbein