Silk Road

Armed policemen stand guard near the site of an explosion in Urumqi, northwest China's Xinjiang region, Thursday, May 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

What’s behind rising violence in China’s west?

BEIJING (AP) — A pair of trucks smashed through metal barriers and plowed through crowds of early morning shoppers Thursday in the far western city of Urumqi, capital of the volatile Xinjiang region, killing dozens […]

05/22/2014

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Judge sends drug website suspect to New York

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge on Wednesday ordered a California man charged with operating a notorious online drug marketplace known as Silk Road to be sent to New York to face charges. The […]

10/09/2013

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Feds in NY shut down underground drugs website

NEW YORK (AP) — A hidden website operated by a San Francisco man using an alias from “The Princess Bride” became a vast black market bazaar that brokered more than $1 billion in transactions for […]

10/02/2013

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