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A member of the Uyghur American Association rallies in front of the White House, Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020, after marching from Capitol Hill in Washington, in support of the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act which has passed the House and now will go on to the Senate. The bill prohibits some imports from Xinjiang and imposes sanctions for human rights violations. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Gloves linked to forced labor in China stopped at LA port

Oct. 15, 2020 7:46 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A shipment of women’s gloves at a California port has been traced to a factory that uses forced labor of people caught up in a brutal crackdown on ethnic minorities in China, U.S. authorities said Thursday. U.S. Customs and Border Protection said the shipment of 1,900 pairs of...

In this Sept. 14, 2017, file photo, a banner erected by the Indian army stands near Pangong Tso lake near the India-China border in India's Ladakh area. Senior Indian and Chinese military commanders are holding fresh talks aimed at ending a monthslong standoff along their disputed border. Monday's talks were being held on the Indian side of the frontier. No details were immediately made available. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup, File)

India rejects China criticism of development of border area

Oct. 15, 2020 9:32 AM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — India on Thursday rejected criticism from China of its infrastructure building in border areas which Beijing has described as a root cause of surging tensions between the two countries. External Affairs Ministry spokesman Anuag Srivastava said the Indian government has focused on improving...

This undated image provided by the Drug Enforcement Administration shows narcotics stashed in a house in Perris, Calif. DEA agents authored state search warrants for multiple locations, including the courier target's residence and a narcotics stash house within the city of Perris, Calif. During a search of the courier's residence, agents located approximately 25 duffle bags within the garage of the residence containing approximately 406 kilograms of cocaine, six kilograms of heroin, and 650 pounds of crystal methamphetamine, and approximately 1,600 pounds of crystal methamphetamine. (Drug Enforcement Administration via AP)

DEA shows off big haul of meth seized in Southern California

Oct. 14, 2020 11:28 PM EDT

MONTEBELLO, Calif. (AP) — Federal authorities on Wednesday showed off results of Southern California raids early this month that led to the biggest domestic seizure of methamphetamine in U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration history. The 2,224 pounds (1,008.7 kilograms) of methamphetamine was seized Oct.. 2...

Large amount of meth seized in Southern California

Oct. 12, 2020 2:06 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Federal authorities have announced a seizure of thousands of pounds of methamphetamine in Southern California. A truck screened Friday at the U.S.-Mexico border crossing at San Diego’s Otay Mesa contained 3,014 pounds (1,367.1 kilograms) of methamphetamine, U.S. Customs and Border...

In this Sept. 14, 2017, file photo, a banner erected by the Indian army stands near Pangong Tso lake near the India-China border in India's Ladakh area. Senior Indian and Chinese military commanders are holding fresh talks aimed at ending a monthslong standoff along their disputed border. Monday's talks were being held on the Indian side of the frontier. No details were immediately made available. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup, File)

India, China hold fresh talks on ending military faceoff

Oct. 12, 2020 7:21 AM EDT

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Senior Indian and Chinese military commanders were holding fresh talks Monday aimed at ending a monthslong standoff along their disputed border in the remote Ladakh region. The talks were being held on the Indian side of the frontier in the Chushul area. No details were immediately...

Boat with 23 Haitian migrants stopped off Florida coast

Oct. 12, 2020 3:00 AM EDT

PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — U.S. officials say they have stopped a boat off the Atlantic coast carrying 23 Haitian migrants who were being smuggled into Florida by two Bahamian men. The U.S. Coast Guard said 15 Haitian male migrants and 8 Haitian female migrants were detained in a Friday operation, and one of...

Vice President Mike Pence and second lady Karen Pence wave to the crowd during a campaign event Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020, in Boulder City, Nev. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Fresh off debate, Pence rallies in Nevada, Arizona

Oct. 8, 2020 8:26 PM EDT

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence applauded President Donald Trump on Thursday for his handling of the coronavirus pandemic, his opposition to abortion and his support for police, during a pair of campaign stops in the Southwest. Pence even credited the president with winning the debate...

FILE - In this image from video, Rep. Xochitl Torres Small, D-N.M., speaks on the floor of the House of Representatives at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Thursday, April 23, 2020. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has decided to endorse 23 freshmen House Democrats in this fall’s elections. The move represents a gesture of bipartisanship by the nation's largest business organization, which has long leaned strongly toward Republicans. (House Television via AP)

New Mexico swing-district debate hinges on oil, border

Oct. 8, 2020 2:58 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — GOP congressional challenger Yvette Herrell embraced President Donald Trump's border-wall strategy and burnished an anti-abortion, pro-petroleum philosophy in a bid to unseat Democratic Rep. Xochitl Torres Small during a televised debate. “I'm proud to stand with President...

FILE - In this Nov. 18, 2016 file photo, Cincinnati coach Tommy Tuberville walks off the field after the team's NCAA college football game against Memphis in Cincinnati. Democratic Sen. Doug Jones of Alabama has called Republican challenger Tommy Tuberville “Coach Clueless” for the former football coach's recent comments about the coronavirus. Jones attacked Tuberville in a campaign appearance Friday, Sept. 11, 2020. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)

AP FACT CHECK: False claims fly in Alabama U.S. Senate ads

Oct. 6, 2020 6:37 PM EDT

Misleading claims are flying in attack ads for the closely watched Alabama U.S. Senate race between Sen. Doug Jones, a Deep South Democrat, and his Republican opponent Tommy Tuberville, a former college football coach. Tuberville, a political newcomer, is challenging Jones, who pulled off a close win during a...

Editorial Roundup:

Oct. 5, 2020 10:00 AM EDT

The Dallas Morning News. October 4, 2020 If this presidential election feels particularly divisive, without a consensus about where the country should be headed on big issues, it may just be because we are actually engaged in a much larger struggle about who we are as a people and who we want to be as a country....