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One Hong Kong, two sentiments after 20 years of Chinese rule
HONG KONG (AP) -- Hong Kong is planning a big party as it marks 20 years under Chinese rule. But many people in the former British colony are not in the mood to celebrate....

Making Ivanka Trump shoes: Long hours, low pay and abuse
GANZHOU, China (AP) -- A worker with blood dripping from his head marked a low point in the tense, grinding life at a southeastern China factory used by Ivanka Trump and other fashion brands. An angry manager had hit him with the sharp end of a high-heeled shoe....

Iran says US travel ban is 'racist' and 'unfair'
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- Iran says the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to reinstate parts of a travel ban applied to six Muslim-majority countries is "racist" and "unfair."...

Turkey says it returns fire after attack by Syrian Kurds
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Turkey's military says it has returned fire after a cross-border attack by Syrian Kurdish forces....

Rising violence takes huge psychological toll in Rio favelas
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- Almir Arruda rode his bicycle quickly across the City of God slum in Rio de Janeiro when he heard there was shootout between drug traffickers and police near his 4-year-old daughter's preschool....

UK prosecutors ponder charges in Hillsborough stadium deaths
LONDON (AP) -- British prosecutors are set to announce whether they plan to press charges in the deaths of 96 people in the Hillsborough stadium crush - one of Britain's worst-ever sports disasters....

The Latest: UK prosecutors charge 6 over Hillsborough deaths
LONDON (AP) -- The Latest on Britain's 1989 Hillsborough stadium disaster that left 96 people dead (all times local):...

AP PHOTOS: Music, art help deal with violence in Rio slum
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- In a small and crudely painted green room called "the bunker," 18-year-old Lucas dos Santos da Cruz and his friends go over rhymes in their heads....

NATO chief: US allies to spend $12 billion more this year
BRUSSELS (AP) -- NATO's chief says U.S. allies are projected to spend around $12 billion more on defense this year, after President Donald Trump berated them for failing to boost military budgets....

'Farm boy' from Iowa tasked with bridging US-China divisions
BEIJING (AP) -- A self-described "farm boy from Iowa" who befriended China's president three decades ago is tasked with smoothing relations between the world's two largest economies amid increased unpredictability in American foreign diplomacy under President Donald Trump....

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