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Hong Kong police begin to clear streets of protesters

Hong Kong police begin to clear streets of protesters

Hong Kong police and protesters faced off early Monday as authorities began trying to clear the streets of a few hundred who remained near the city government headquarters after massive demonstrations that stretched deep into the night before.
Sunnei to Palm Angels, streetwear in fashion focus in Milan

Sunnei to Palm Angels, streetwear in fashion focus in Milan

MILAN — Youthful dressing and streetwear were in focus on the third day of Milan Fashion Week previews of (mostly) menswear for next spring and summer.
CEO: Boeing made mistake in handling warning-system problem

CEO: Boeing made mistake in handling warning-system problem

PARIS — The chief executive of Boeing said the company made a "mistake" in handling a problematic cockpit warning system in its 737 Max jets before two crashes killed 346 people, and he promised transparency as the aircraft maker works to get the gro

Candidate loses German election after film makers weigh in

BERLIN — A 51-year-old immigrant has been elected mayor of a town in eastern Germany after beating a candidate from the far-right Alternative for Germany party in a runoff that drew international attention.
Franchise fatigue continues with 'Men in Black' and 'Shaft'

Franchise fatigue continues with 'Men in Black' and 'Shaft'

LOS ANGELES — Brand familiarity isn't everything when it comes to attracting audiences to the multiplex, and Hollywood is learning that lesson the hard way this summer with a slew of underperforming sequels and reboots.

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: Word from BoC Bank of Canada deputy governor Lawrence Schembri will speak to the Economics Society of Northern Alberta in Edmonton on Monday.
New Mexico film industry up amid abortion fights elsewhere

New Mexico film industry up amid abortion fights elsewhere

SANTA FE, N.M. — New Mexico's film industry appears to be on the brink of a boom thanks to abortion law controversies in other states and expanded incentives.
Correction: Oberlin College-Racial Dispute story

Correction: Oberlin College-Racial Dispute story

CLEVELAND — In a story June 13 about a $33 million jury award in a lawsuit against Oberlin College, The Associated Press reported erroneously that David Gibson and his son, Allyn, received punitive damages.

Protesters denounce Montreal's housing shortage, pointing to condo boom, Airbnb

MONTREAL — A Montreal-based tenants' rights group is leading a demonstration this afternoon in the city's Cote-des-Neiges neighbourhood to protest a housing shortage, which it blames partly on the condo boom, real estate speculation and short-term re
Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner took in as much as $135M last yr

Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner took in as much as $135M last yr

NEW YORK — Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner took in as much as $135 million in revenue during their second year as aides to President Donald Trump, generated from their vast real estate holdings, stocks and bonds and even a book deal, according to thei