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School bus plows onto Hong Kong sidewalk; at least 1 dead

Dec. 10, 2018 3:20 AM EST

HONG KONG (AP) — Police in Hong Kong say a school bus has plowed onto a sidewalk, killing one person and leaving four others unconscious. Video posted online by the Apple Daily newspaper shows a bus rolling down a hill, across a busy road and onto a sidewalk on the other side on Monday. The bus appears to...

China pressures US, Canada ahead of Huawei hearing

Dec. 10, 2018 3:06 AM EST

BEIJING (AP) — China raised the pressure on the United States and Canada as a bail hearing for a top Chinese technology executive was set to resume Monday in Vancouver, British Columbia. A headline in a Communist Party newspaper called Canada's treatment of Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of...

Asian shares fall as Huawei arrest imperils China-US truce

Dec. 10, 2018 1:39 AM EST

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were broadly lower Monday after China protested the arrest of a senior executive of Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei who is suspected of trying to evade U.S. trade curbs on Iran. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 slid 2.1 percent to 21,219.50 after revised...

China summons US envoy to protest detention of Huawei exec

Dec. 10, 2018 1:04 AM EST

BEIJING (AP) — China summoned the U.S. ambassador to Beijing to protest Canada's detention of a senior executive of Chinese electronics giant Huawei at Washington's behest, demanding the U.S. cancel the order for her arrest. The official Xinhua News Agency said Vice Foreign Minister Le Yucheng "lodged...

Asian shares fall as Huawei arrest imperils China-US truce

Dec. 9, 2018 11:58 PM EST

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were broadly lower Monday after China protested the arrest of a senior executive of Chinese electronics giant Huawei, who is suspected of trying to evade U.S. trade curbs on Iran. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 slid 2.2 percent to 21,197.74 after revised data...

China charges 10 over riot at a military veterans' protest

Dec. 9, 2018 11:42 PM EST

BEIJING (AP) — China state media say 10 people have been charged with various offenses over rioting at a gathering of military veterans protesting for better benefits. It wasn't clear whether the suspects are veterans. However, the violence at the Oct. 4-7 gathering in the eastern city of Pingdu points to...

China summons US envoy to protest detention of Huawei exec

Dec. 9, 2018 10:02 PM EST

BEIJING (AP) — China summoned the U.S. ambassador to Beijing on Sunday to protest Canada's detention of a senior executive of Chinese electronics giant Huawei at Washington's behest and demand the U.S. cancel an order for her arrest. The official Xinhua News Agency said Vice Foreign Minister Le Yucheng...

The Latest: British Columbia cancels China trade trip

Dec. 9, 2018 8:12 PM EST

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of a top executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei in Canada (all times local): 12:45 p.m. A trade mission to China by the Canadian province of British Columbia has been cancelled because of the detention of a top Huawei executive in Canada. The province says in a...

'Ralph' tops box office again, 'Aquaman' is a hit in China

Dec. 9, 2018 3:19 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — In the calm before the Christmas storm at the box office, "Ralph Breaks the Internet" remained No. 1 for the third straight week, while the upcoming DC Comics superhero film "Aquaman" arrived with a cannonball-sized splash in Chinese theaters. For the second week in a row, no new wide...

China summons U.S. ambassador to protest detention of Huawei executive in Canada at Washington's behest

Dec. 9, 2018 10:14 AM EST
BEIJING (AP) — China summons U.S. ambassador to protest detention of Huawei executive in Canada at Washington's behest.