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  • Vietnam mobs torch foreign factories in anti-China protests

    Vietnam mobs torch foreign factories in anti-China protests
    Thousands of anti-China protesters ransacked, looted and set fire to foreign-run factories in southern Vietnam on Tuesday and Wednesday in a wave of violence sparked by a dispute over China’s placement of an oil rig in waters claimed by both...
  • Church compound raided in probe of South Korean ferry tragedy

    Church compound raided in probe of South Korean ferry tragedy
    South Korean authorities raided a sprawling compound south of Seoul on Wednesday in an unsuccessful search for a reclusive millionaire with ties to the doomed Sewol ferry. Tycoon Yoo Byeong-eun is wanted for questioning in connection with Cheonghaejin...
  • Guards fire warning shots in inmate riot at Calipatria State Prison

    Guards fire warning shots in inmate riot at Calipatria State Prison
    Guards at Calipatria State Prison fired warning shots and foam-tipped rubber bullets after a prison-yard riot broke out involving nearly 300 inmates, corrections officials said Tuesday afternoon. The fight in the maximum-security area left 13 inmates...
  • Kyung-sook Shin's 'I'll Be Right There' finds artful solace

    Kyung-sook Shin's 'I'll Be Right There' finds artful solace
    In the Seoul of Kyung-sook Shin's new novel, "I'll Be Right There," university students wander the hilly city on foot. They take in its vistas, its hidden histories, writing in journals and reading literature. And every now and then, they're struck by a...
  • Spanish officials halt building demolition after four nights of riots

    Spanish authorities Friday halted the demolition of a popular community center in Barcelona after four nights of fierce riots by opponents who set trash bins on fire and smashed shop windows just before the summer tourist season. It was some of the...
  • If Brazil cares about its legacy, it won't silence World Cup protesters

    If Brazil cares about its legacy, it won't silence World Cup protesters
    Brazilian officials want the world to believe that there’s nothing extraordinary about the strikes and protests that have vexed the country in the year leading up to the 2014 World Cup. “I would say it’s almost natural,” said...
  • As South Africa elections approach, disillusionment is leading

    On a red-dust wasteland at the edge of this South African shantytown, little white pegs in the ground mark the government's assurance that it would provide running water and electricity before Wednesday's national elections. It was a promise never kept....
  • Twitter critics take on LAPD after NY police hit on social media

    Twitter critics take on LAPD after NY police hit on social media
    A Twitter backlash against New York City police has spread to the West Coast with people posting critical comments and photos of the Los Angeles Police Department. The New York Police Department was hit with a barrage of negative publicity after...
  • Amid party debris, calm returns to student enclave after riot

    Amid party debris, calm returns to student enclave after riot
    ISLA VISTA, Calif. — The scene Monday on Del Playa Drive was a curious, uniquely Isla Vista mix: part laid-back beach vibe, part riot aftermath. Beach towels fluttered over cliffside balconies as UC Santa Barbara students enjoyed spring weather....
  • Fewer than 10% cited, held at spring break riot are tied to UCSB

    Fewer than 10% of the more than 400 citations and arrests made during a massive party-turned-riot in Isla Vista over the weekend were tied to students at nearby UC Santa Barbara, authorities said, reinforcing arguments from locals that outsiders were...
  • Baltimore police car reported stolen from Catonsville

    Baltimore police car reported stolen from Catonsville
    A Baltimore police car was stolen while it was parked overnight in Catonsville, Baltimore County police said. A city officer reported the theft to county authorities at 6:41 a.m., Baltimore County police Corp. John Wachter said. The unmarked 2014...