Chinese soldiers help clean up Hong Kong streets, but violence flares again

HONG KONG (Reuters) – China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) soldiers in shorts and t-shirts appeared in Hong Kong streets on Saturday, helping residents clean up debris after anti-government protests... Read more »

Arizona activist accused of guiding migrants ‘further north’ after border crossing

TUCSON, Ariz. (Reuters) – An Arizona activist on Wednesday was accused of breaking U.S. law by guiding migrants who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border illegally but his lawyer said he... Read more »

Hong Kong faces 24th weekend of protest day after student’s death

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong protesters are planning a 24th straight weekend of pro-democracy rallies, including inside shopping malls across the Chinese-ruled city on Sunday, some of which... Read more »

South Dakota man executed for 1992 stabbing death of doughnut shop co-worker

(Reuters) – A South Dakota man convicted of fatally stabbing a former doughnut shop co-worker during a 1992 burglary was put to death by lethal injection on Monday night,... Read more »

Hong Kong’s Lam to discuss helping people to live and work in mainland China

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam will discuss how to make it easier for people in the Chinese-ruled city, rocked by violent anti-China protests overnight, to... Read more »

Hong Kong braces for ’emergency’ protest call for autonomy

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong anti-government protesters are due to march on Saturday in what has been billed as a global “emergency call” for autonomy for the Asian... Read more »

North Carolina’s congressional map is illegal Republican gerrymander, court rules

(Reuters) – A North Carolina court on Monday temporarily blocked the state from using its congressional map in next year’s elections and strongly suggested it would eventually rule the... Read more »

China’s CCTV shuns NBA season opening games following Hong Kong tweet row

BEIJING (Reuters) – Chinese state television did not air the National Basketball Association’s (NBA) season opening games, underscoring the damage on the U.S. league’s business in the country following... Read more »

Trump administration renews three-month license for Chevron in Venezuela

FILE PHOTO: The logo of Chevron is seen at the company’s office in Caracas, Venezuela April 25, 2018. REUTERS/Marco Bello WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Treasury Department on Monday... Read more »

U.S. judge limits Florida law curtailing felons’ voting rights

(Reuters) – A federal judge in Florida ruled on Friday that a state law requiring felons to pay fines, fees and restitution related to their convictions before being allowed... Read more »