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China voices strength, pushes nationalism around trade war

May. 15, 2019 8:41 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — What do tilapia, Jane Austen and Chinese revolutionary poster art have in common? All have been used to rally public support around China's position in its trade dispute with the U.S., as the ruling Communist Party takes a more aggressive approach — projecting stability and stirring...

For Harris, memories of a warrior mother guide her campaign

May. 11, 2019 2:35 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Speaking from the Senate floor for the first time, Kamala Harris expressed gratitude for a woman on whose shoulders she said she stood. In her autobiography, Harris interspersed the well-worn details of her resume with an extended ode to the one she calls "the reason for everything." And...

Maoist rebels kill 15 police commandos, driver in west India

May. 1, 2019 5:10 AM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — Maoist rebels on Wednesday attacked a van carrying police commandos in the insurgents' stronghold in western India and killed 15 officers and their driver, officials said. The rebels triggered a land mine blast in the forested Gadchiroli area in Maharashtra state as the vehicle was passing...

PBS film 'KOREA' eyes social, political tolls of Korean War

Apr. 27, 2019 12:19 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — To escape the poverty of South Texas migrant camps, Homer Garza joined the U.S. Army. Months later he and his company found themselves surrounded in South Korea by an invading North Korean force. Garza's story is one of many shared in the PBS documentary "KOREA: The Never-Ending...

In Cantonese opera, Trump finds his twin brother in China

Apr. 14, 2019 4:50 AM EDT

HONG KONG (AP) — With the blond wig and red tie, the star of the Cantonese opera in Hong Kong may look familiar. The Chinese actor and singer has the lead role in "Trump on Show," a four-day comedic opera reimagining the U.S. president's personal life and his fictional twin brother who lives in China. The...

Police: Indian Maoist rebels kill 5 before national election

Apr. 9, 2019 1:47 PM EDT

DANTEWADA, India (AP) — Maoist rebels staged a deadly attack Tuesday on a convoy of India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party, killing a state party lawmaker and four other people in his vehicle with an improvised explosive device in the central Indian state of Chhattisgarh, police said. The rebels detonated...

Maoist rebels kills 4 Indian paramilitary soldiers

Apr. 4, 2019 7:31 AM EDT

PATNA, India (AP) — Maoist rebels ambushed and killed four Indian paramilitary soldiers and wounded another two Thursday in an insurgency-wracked central Indian state. Police officer D.M. Awasthi said the rebels fired on the soldiers, who were on a patrol in Kanker district of Chhattisgarh state. They were...