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Elderly people take a nap at a day care center in Shanghai, China. (AP Photo/File)

5 things to know about China’s new aged care law

(AP) – Elderly parents in China can now sue their grown children for both financial and emotional support. The changes in the law in China reflect an increasingly urgent dilemma across the world: As populations […]

10/14/2013

NYC psychic is convicted of conning clients

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City psychic has been convicted of bamboozling more than $100,000 from clients by pledging to solve problems she traced to previous lives. Sylvia Mitchell was found guilty Friday […]

10/11/2013

Singapore haze at worst yet, Malaysia schools shut

SINGAPORE (AP) — Singapore urged people to remain indoors because of record air pollution Thursday as a smoky haze wrought by forest fires in neighboring Indonesia worsened dramatically. Nearby Malaysia closed 200 schools and banned […]

06/20/2013

(Photo credit / copyright: Alan Cross)

Extreme turbulence rocks flight

Singapore Airlines passenger Alan Cross posted photos after extreme turbulence rocked a flight to London. See them on his Instagram page: http://instagram.com/alan_crossx/# in addition to this video:  

06/05/2013

US Bank Tower building, also known as Library Tower, Los Angeles

LA’s US Bank Tower being sold for $367 million

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The US Bank Tower in downtown Los Angeles, the tallest building in California, is being sold to investors in Singapore for $367 million.

03/12/2013

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Mid-2013 expansion for Internet names targeted

NEW YORK (AP) — Hundreds of Internet address suffixes to rival “.com” should be available for people and businesses to use by the end of the year, the head of an Internet oversight agency said Monday.

02/25/2013

Delhi bus gang rape

Indian police charge 6 men with murder in gang-rape case after victim dies in hospital

NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian police have charged six men with murder, adding to accusations that they beat and gang-raped a woman on a New Delhi bus two weeks ago in a case that shocked the country.

12/29/2012

Indian women hold placards during a protest over the gang rape of a woman in New Delhi, India

Indian gang-rape victim dies in Singapore hospital

SINGAPORE (AP) — An Indian woman who was gang-raped and beaten on a bus in New Delhi died Saturday at a Singapore hospital, after her ordeal galvanized Indians to demand greater protection for women from sexual violence that impacts thousands of them every day.

12/28/2012

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The happiest and saddest countries in the world

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Latin Americans are the most positive people in the world, with their region being home to eight of the top 10 countries for positive emotions worldwide.

12/19/2012

Firefighters at scene of garment factory fire, Dhaka, Bangladesh. (AP photo)

Shoppers aware of factory fire, but put it out of their minds

NEW YORK (AP) – Interviews with shoppers in the U.S. and elsewhere indicate that they are generally aware of the fire that killed 112 people in a garment factory in Bangladesh last weekend — a factory that was making items for some major U.S. retailers.

11/30/2012

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