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January 9, 2019 7:57 AM China Will Allow 2,000 Ethnic Kazakhs to Leave Xinjiang Region as Pressure Mounts

(ALMATY, Kazakhstan) — China is allowing more than 2,000 ethnic Kazakhs to abandon their Chinese citizenship and leave the country, the Kazakh Foreign Ministry said, in a sign that Beijing may be starting to feel a mounting backlash against its sweeping crackdown on Muslims in the far west region of Xinjiang. The detention of Uighur, Kazakh and other 183

December 24, 2018 2:01 PM Secret Santas: Charity buys and erases past-due medical debt

In this Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018 photo, Reagen Adair holds on to a RIP Medical Debt yellow envelope as she poses for a photo at her home in Murchison, Texas. The co-founders of RIP Medical Debt buy millions of dollars in past-due medical debt for pennies on the dollar. But instead of hounding people to pay, they send letters saying the debt is erased 128

December 11, 2018 8:59 PM Threshold reached to trigger no confidence vote in PM May: BBC

LONDON (Reuters) - Enough letters have been submitted by Conservative lawmakers to trigger a vote of no confidence in British Prime Minister Theresa May’s leadership, the BBC reported on Tuesday, citing multiple sources who believe the tally of 48 has been reached. The chairman of the Conservative lawmakers’ 1922 committee, Graham Brady, has asked to see May on Wednesday 74

December 11, 2018 12:24 AM UK MP Blunt sends letter of no confidence to '1922 Committee': The Times

(Reuters) - British lawmaker Crispin Blunt has sent a letter of no confidence in Prime Minister Theresa May to the chairman of the committee in charge of Conservative Party leadership contests, the 26th MP in the party to do so, The Times reported on Monday. A challenge to May is triggered if 48 Conservative lawmakers write letters demanding a confidence 91

December 8, 2018 10:27 PM Niners mourn death of Tony York

Tony York, the son of San Francisco 49ers owners Denise DeBartolo York and John York and the brother of CEO Jed York, has died at age 35, the team announced Saturday. "With deep sadness, we mourn the passing of our beloved son and brother, Tony. Although our hearts are quite heavy at this time, we have so many special memories shared with him to carry 100

November 16, 2018 12:46 PM UK PM May would survive a vote of confidence, deputy says

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May would likely win any vote of confidence in her leadership should Conservative lawmakers write enough letters to a party committee to trigger one, her deputy David Lidington said on Friday. “If those letters were to go in, I think that she would win any such vote decisively, and she’d deserve to do so,” Lidington 41

November 13, 2018 10:12 PM Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth donate $500G to Malibu restoration after losing home in Woolsey Fire

Miley Cyrus, left, and Liam Hemsworth arrive at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, Calif. Though Cyrus and Hemsworth lost their home in the deadly wildfire blazing California, they are donating $500,000 to The Malibu Foundation through Cyrus’ charity, The Happy Hippie Foundation. (AP) In a statement to ET on Tuesday, Cyrus' rep announced the donation 95

November 7, 2018 9:01 PM Canada apologizes for turning away Nazi era ship of Jews

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau talks to reporters as he arrives to a caucus meeting on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario, on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018. (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press via AP) TORONTO – Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau formally apologized Wednesday on behalf of his nation for turning away a ship full of Jewish refugees trying 94

October 14, 2018 3:12 AM Edward Lampert’s Non-Strategy to Save Sears

The hedge-fund veteran spent far less than his rivals on store remodels and expansion, and was reluctant to commit capital to fresh ventures. For many years, it was a favorite corporate guessing game: What is Edward Lampert’s ultimate plan to reinvigorate Sears? It’s time to consider the possibility that he really didn’t have one. A reading of Mr. Lampert’s 110

October 8, 2018 4:17 PM Facebook Pushes Into Africa

Social media giant helps connect remote parts of Uganda to internet, after past efforts to widen access in developing world drew criticism GULU, Uganda—A prominent red sign welcoming visitors to this remote and dusty agricultural city makes the announcement in capital letters: “This is now a 4G zone.” That is thanks in part to Facebook Inc., which, along 117