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  • Taiwan's ex-president receives medical parole after 6 years in prison

    After serving about one-third of a 20-year sentence on corruption charges, Taiwan’s ex-president, Chen Shui-bian, was granted medical parole Monday. The move was seen as a conciliatory gesture by the ruling Nationalist Party – weakened in...
  • 36 killed, 47 injured in Shanghai stampede

    Shanghai, China (AP) — People unable to contact friends and relatives streamed into hospitals Thursday, anxious for information after a stampede during New Year's celebrations in Shanghai's historic waterfront area killed 36 people in the worst...
  • From oil to wages: 5 economic stories to watch in 2015

    From oil to wages: 5 economic stories to watch in 2015
    The start of a new year is a good time to take stock. For those of us in the news business, this suggests stepping back and asking what's important. Here are five economic stories worth watching. What happens to oil? Saudi Arabia has helped drive down...
  • U.S. standard of living remains in good shape

    U.S. standard of living remains in good shape
    According to news reports, the United States is now officially the world's second economic power. The Chinese economy has surpassed the U.S. economy. Even other developing nations such as India and Brazil have a much higher gross domestic product than...
  • Covanta appoints former Air Products exec its new CEO

    Covanta appoints former Air Products exec its new CEO
    Former Air Products executive Stephen J. Jones has been hired to lead Covanta Holding Corp., a Morristown, N.J.-based waste-to-energy company. Jones left Air Products in August during the company's transition to the leadership of new CEO Seifi Ghasemi,...
  • Nation and world news briefs

    NATION BOSTON Halfway through the first session Monday of what likely will be an arduous and lengthy jury selection process, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev stood and was introduced by the federal judge in the Boston Marathon bombings case. Gone was his orange...
  • China's box office revenues surge 36% in 2014

    China's box office revenues surge 36% in 2014
    Mainland China’s box office revenues jumped more than 36% in 2014 to $4.8 billion, the fastest pace of growth in four years, propelled by Hollywood action, fantasy and sci-fi films like “Transformers: Age of Extinction” and “...
  • 'Taking of Tiger Mountain' tops $110 million at China box office

    'Taking of Tiger Mountain' tops $110 million at China box office
    “The Taking of Tiger Mountain” stayed atop the Chinese box office for a second week in a row last week, with the war film by director Tsui Hark becoming the first $100-million film of 2015 in the country. “Tiger,” a 3-D action...
  • Another setback in China for Aurora-based meat supplier

    Another setback in China for Aurora-based meat supplier
    OSI Group, an Aurora-based meat supplier, faces more problems as it deals with a food safety scandal in China. The company's latest setback came Sunday when Shanghai food authorities described meats at its Chinese subsidiary as "questionable products"...
  • Alleged North Korean army defector crosses into China, kills four

    Alleged North Korean army defector crosses into China, kills four
    Beijing has lodged a formal complaint with Pyongyang after an apparent North Korean army deserter sneaked into China and killed four people in a border town, a Chinese official said Monday. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said China...
  • Robert B. Reich: Why the Trans-Pacific Partnership is a pending disaster

    Republicans, who now run Congress, say they want to cooperate with President Obama and point to the administration's Trans-Pacific Partnership, or TPP, as the model. The only problem is that the TPP would be a disaster. If you haven't heard much about...