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NewsAlert: Hong Kong's leader Leung Chun-ying says he will not yield to protesters' demands he resign

HONG KONG - Hong Kong's leader Leung Chun-ying says he will not yield to protesters' demands he resign....

posted: October 2,2014





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Hong Kong's leader says he has asked top civil servant to hold talks with protesters

HONG KONG - Hong Kong's embattled leader has offered to hold talks between his government and pro-democracy protesters, but says he will not accept their demand that he resign....


NFL 'looking into' Cowboys player CJ Spillman's involvement in sexual assault investigation

IRVING, Texas - The NFL has been aware of Dallas Cowboys player C.J. Spillman's involvement in a reported sexual assault and has offered to interview the alleged victim "on a confidential and appropriate basis to obtain more information."...


Mediator says Lesotho to hold early elections in February 2015 in bid to end political tension

JOHANNESBURG - A mediator says the southern African country of Lesotho will reconvene parliament this month and hold early elections in February 2015 in an effort to resolve political tension....


AP Interview: Thomas Bach says IOC will not reopen 2022 bid race after Oslo's withdrawal

LONDON - The IOC will not reopen the bidding process for the 2022 Winter Olympics, even though only two cities are left in the troubled race following Oslo's withdrawal....


Tropical Storm Simon forms in the Pacific off Mexico's southwestern coast

MIAMI - Tropical Storm Simon has formed in the Pacific off Mexico's southwestern coast....


Australia lifts Ebola donation to $16 million but won't send personnel for fear of infection

CANBERRA, Australia - Australia more than doubled its donation to the fight against Ebola in West Africa to 18 million Australian dollars ($16 million) on Thursday, but resisted demands to send personnel....







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