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 »

Mexico grants asylum to Bolivia’s Evo Morales, demands safe conduct

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico has granted asylum to Bolivia’s former president Evo Morales, Mexico’s top diplomat said on Monday, after the veteran socialist resigned following a disputed election... 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 »

Colorado white supremacist charged with plotting to detonate explosives at synagogue

(Reuters) – A self-described white supremacist in Colorado has been arrested following an FBI sting operation and charged with plotting to detonate pipe bombs and dynamite at one of... 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 »

Illegal loggers kill Amazon indigenous warrior who guarded forest, wound another

BRASILIA (Reuters) – Illegal loggers in the Amazon ambushed an indigenous group that was formed to protect the forest and shot dead a young warrior and wounded another, leaders... 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 »