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Chinese internment camp factory sends sportswear to US

Chinese internment camp factory sends sportswear to US

HOTAN, China — Barbed wire and hundreds of cameras ring a massive compound of more than 30 dormitories, schools, warehouses and workshops in China's far west. Dozens of armed officers and a growling Doberman stand guard outside.
Shirley MacLaine to receive AARP Movies for Grownups honour

Shirley MacLaine to receive AARP Movies for Grownups honour

LOS ANGELES — Actor Shirley MacLaine will receive AARP the Magazine's lifetime achievement honour at the Movies for Grownups Awards next year. The magazine announced Tuesday that MacLaine will accept the Career Achievement Award at a ceremony on Feb.
US home construction rose last month, led by apartments

US home construction rose last month, led by apartments

WASHINGTON — U.S. developers broke ground on more homes last month, but the increase occurred entirely in apartments. The construction of new single-family houses fell. The Commerce Department said Tuesday that housing starts rose 3.
For Trump, the economy is a potential 2020 storm cloud

For Trump, the economy is a potential 2020 storm cloud

WASHINGTON — Forget Robert Mueller. The greatest threat to President Donald Trump's re-election bid may not be the slew of investigations closing in on his Oval Office but a possible economic slowdown. And the president knows it.
In 2019, Mideast economic troubles loom as wars wind down

In 2019, Mideast economic troubles loom as wars wind down

AMMAN, Jordan — As the Middle East ushers in 2019, the decade's ruinous conflicts in Syria, Yemen, Libya and Iraq seem to be winding down after exacting a painful price — many thousands killed, millions uprooted from their homes and entire cities red

CBS denies former CEO Les Moonves $120 million severance

NEW YORK — CBS announced Monday that former CEO Les Moonves will not receive his $120 million severance package after the board of directors concluded he violated company policy and was unco-operative with an investigation into sexual misconduct alle
Ex-Trump adviser Stone admits to InfoWars lies, settles suit

Ex-Trump adviser Stone admits to InfoWars lies, settles suit

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Former Trump campaign adviser Roger Stone has settled a $100 million lawsuit accusing him of publishing lies on the far-right InfoWars website .
Good boy! Service dog gets honorary diploma

Good boy! Service dog gets honorary diploma

ALBANY, N.Y. — Whenever Brittany Hawley went to class, her loyal service dog Griffin was there. If she needed her cellphone , Griffin would fetch it. Even when she assisted patients as part of an internship, Griffin was there helping out as well.
Warrant issued for arrest of 'Schwimmer lookalike' suspect

Warrant issued for arrest of 'Schwimmer lookalike' suspect

LONDON — A British judge has issued an arrest warrant for an alleged shoplifter whose striking resemblance to David Schwimmer made international headlines, after he failed to show up for a court appearance.

Women filmed helping children smoke pot sentenced to jail

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Two women seen on social media video helping three children smoke marijuana in North Carolina have now been sentenced to jail time.