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  • US, Chinese authors protest major book fair, censorship

    Chinese and American authors gathered Wednesday to protest a major U.S. book fair's focus on China that they say ignores the country's glaring problems of censorship and intimidation. Jonathan Franzen, Xiaolu Guo, Andrew Solomon, Ha Jin and others...
  • Japanese company Sato plans global tech hub in Fort Lauderdale

    Japanese company Sato plans global tech hub in Fort Lauderdale
    After scouring sites across the U.S., a huge Japanese company is setting up the global headquarters for its new software division in Fort Lauderdale — a decision that could boost the region's stature in tech circles. Sato Holdings of Tokyo will...
  • Stocks regain ground a day after slump

    Stocks regain ground a day after slump
    Stocks ended higher Wednesday, recovering the most of their losses from the day before, as Greece appeared closer to resolving its latest debt issues. However, the overall market remains directionless as most investors are focused on figuring out when...
  • Carter says US flights, sea missions in Pacific will go on

    Defense Secretary Ash Carter strongly defended America's right to fly over artificial islands that Beijing is building in the South China Sea, but gave few hints ahead of a visit to Asia this week about what the United States was willing to do to halt the...
  • Hogan takes Anne Arundel to Asia

    Hogan takes Anne Arundel to Asia
    Gov. Larry Hogan has taken several Anne Arundel County business executives with him on a trip to Asia, his first official overseas visit. The 12-day trip, estimated to cost $140,000, began Tuesday when the governor left for South Korea. He will split...
  • Cyclists can motor to 18,000 feet in the Himalayas

     Cyclists can motor to 18,000 feet in the Himalayas
    When it comes to adventure travel, it seems as if trekking and mountain climbing in the Himalayas is almost old hat, which is what makes an offering from Extreme Bike Tours intriguing. The India-based company, which specializes in motorcycle tours, has...
  • In quest of a wartime leader

    WASHINGTON -- Sixty-three years ago, the country turned to a military hero, Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower, to extract it from the Korean War. Now, with bogged-down wars in Afghanistan and Iraq and Syria, the circumstance might suggest the time is ripe for...
  • 4 Taliban militants die in attack in Afghan capital

    An all-night siege in an upscale neighborhood of the Afghan capital, Kabul, ended in the early hours of Wednesday morning with the deaths of four heavily armed Taliban attackers, though no civilians or security personnel were injured or killed, an...
  • United States must hold firm against the China's buildup in Spratly Islands

    United States must hold firm against the China's buildup in Spratly Islands
    The United States last week stepped up its efforts to call attention to China's massive and provocative expansion of infrastructure in a disputed portion of the South China Sea. The Navy invited CNN aboard a surveillance flight and released video the...
  • AP Interview: Afghanistan's first lady breaks taboos

    Afghanistan's first lady has broken numerous conventions in a society that traditionally sequesters women behind closed doors — speaking out on issues such as violence against women, the rule of law and the power of religion. But perhaps Rula Ghani'...
  • About 1,100 people dead as summer temperatures soar in India

    Soaring summer temperatures in India have left over 1,100 people dead over the past month, officials said Wednesday. Most of the deaths have been reported in the southeastern states of Andhra Pradesh and Telengana. More than 852 people have died from...