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Indictment: Fugitive Kentucky lawyer had help in his escape

Oct 17, 2017

A federal indictment claims a fugitive Kentucky lawyer involved in a Social Security fraud case had help in the escape plot he hatched a year before his disappearance

China tries to reassure foreign companies, promises openness

Oct 17, 2017

A spokesman for China's ruling Communist Party has promised Beijing will open its markets further and tried to reassure foreign companies that are increasingly frustrated with regulation and business conditions

China's Xi looks to extend power at Communist Party congress

Oct 17, 2017

Chinese President Xi Jinping is primed to consolidate his already considerable power as the ruling Communist Party begins its national congress on Wednesday

Australia rejects clean energy target for cheaper power

Oct 17, 2017

Australian government rejects plan to generate 42 percent of country's power from wind, solar energy

Trump, McConnell make a show of unity, despite tensions

Oct 17, 2017

President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell appear together to laud their relationship and claim they are unified in support of a joint GOP agenda.

US tech giants may find their future shaped by Europe

Oct 17, 2017

The likes of Facebook, Google and Apple are facing an uncomfortable truth: Europe's culture of tough corporate oversight, not America's light-touch regulation, may soon rule their industry

Trump getting more open to chatting in public

Oct 17, 2017

President Trump's last-minute Rose Garden scrum is an example of his preference for talking to reporters on the fly

Cochran's illness shows risks to GOP leaders of aging Senate

Oct 17, 2017

Top Republicans already coping with a razor-thin majority also have an aging Senate

AP PHOTOS: Banners herald China's Communist Party congress

Oct 17, 2017

AP PHOTOS: As China's ruling Communist Party kicks off its twice-a-decade national congress this week, buildings, bridges and construction sites around Beijing have been festooned with banners heralding the party's merits

Feds mull tougher balloon pilot rules year after Texas crash

Oct 17, 2017

A Texas lawmaker expects federal investigators to call for hot air balloon pilots to obtain medical certificates following a crash last year that killed 16 people

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