BEIJING (AP) - With anti-riot vans and helmeted paramilitary forces, police in China's capital have smothered a southern district for a second day after a protest by hundreds of migrant workers. The move underscores Beijing's sensitivity over unrest fueled by anger over social inequality.
(16 days ago)
A courtyard built for a new house on Shelter Island is at the center of a court dispute that pits the home owners against their landscaper.
(1 month and 6 days ago)
A Bahamian court will now decide the fate of private island that was a retreat of the late, famed designer James Wallace Tutt, following a five-year legal dispute.
(2 months and 28 days ago)
POLICE in Beijing are confiscating the year's hottest product: an annihilation-themed pyrotechnic known as "Tokyo Big Bang".
(3 months and 16 days ago)
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- State regulators want Wheeling Island Hotel, Casino and Racetrack and greyhound breeders to settle a dispute over how many races are held at the track.The Charleston Daily Mail reports that the...
(3 months and 4 days ago)
Police in Beijing said Tuesday that 13 people have been arrested for allegedly spreading rumors and disrupting public order by inciting a protest after a young woman's death earlier this month.
(4 days ago)
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A group of Venezuelan students has held a protest outside the Cuban Embassy in Caracas, wearing chains and condemning what they call Cuban meddling in their country's affairs while President Hugo Chavez remains on the island undergoing cancer treatment.
(3 months and 10 days ago)
A federal small-business contract to remove superstorm Sandy debris from Fire Island has sparked another protest.
(3 months and 6 days ago)
Demonstrators and police were injured on Wednesday when a protest triggered by the death of a Beijing female sales clerk turned ugly.
(17 days ago)
BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese official says Beijing plans eventually to land a survey team on uninhabited islands at the heart of an increasingly dangerous territorial dispute with Japan.
(2 months and 15 days ago)
More China news »