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FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2012 file photo, Jay Peak Resort co-owner and CEO Bill Stenger speaks during a news conference in Newport, Vt.  Fraud charges were filed Wednesday, May 22, 2019, against former Jay Peak owner Ariel Quiros, of Florida, and former president, William Stenger, of Newport. The pair are accused in a multimillion-dollar fraud case on multiple federal charges over a failed plan to build a biotech facility using foreign investors' money. (Robin Smith/Caledonian-Record via AP, File)
Ski resort execs, businessman, indicted on fraud chargesThe former owner and former president of a Vermont ski resort accused in a multimillion-dollar fraud case have been indicted on multiple federal charges over a failed plan to build a biotech facility using foreign investors' money
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Duterte moves to forcibly send garbage back to CanadaThe Philippine president's spokesman says the exasperated leader has moved to have truckloads of garbage that Filipino officials say were illegally shipped to the Philippines years ago be forcibly shipped back to Canada
The Associated Press22 minutes ago
A supporter of Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto runs during a clash with the police in Jakarta, Indonesia, Wednesday, May 22, 2019. Supporters of the unsuccessful presidential candidate clashed with security forces and set fire to a police dormitory and vehicles in the Indonesian capital on Wednesday after the release of official election results.(AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim)
6 die in Indonesia riots, Widodo says he won't allow unrestIndonesia's president says the situation in the country's capital is under control after six people died in riots by supporters of his losing rival in last month's presidential election
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Indonesian police check burnt buses in Jakarta, Indonesia, Wednesday, May 22, 2019. Supporters of the losing presidential candidate burned vehicles and battled police and the government announced restrictions on social media. (AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim)
The Latest: Widodo says he won't tolerate security threatsIndonesia's President Joko Widodo says authorities have the volatile situation in the capital Jakarta under control following riots by supporters of his rival in last month's presidential election
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Japan urges traditional order for Japanese namesJapan's Foreign Ministry wants the world to begin using the country's traditional order for Japanese names, with family names first
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Thai court affirms defamation judgment against UK activistAn appeals court in Thailand has upheld a 10 million baht ($313,000) judgment against a British activist who was sued by a fruit canning company whose workers complained of alleged labor abuses
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Afghan official: Taliban bombs kill 2 police, 2 civiliansAfghan officials say a confrontation with the Taliban in the country's eastern Ghazni province has left two members of the security forces and two civilian passers-by dead
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Islamabad police official suspended following girl's killingPakistan suspends a police chief in Islamabad over rape, killing of 10-year-old girl whose case stirred outrage
The Associated Press5 hours ago
FILE - In this April 19, 2018 file photo, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, right, jokes to photographers as he holds an Israeli-made Galil rifle which was presented to him by former Philippine National Police Chief Director General Ronald Dela Rosa at the turnover-of-command ceremony at the Camp Crame in Quezon city northeast of Manila. Elections officials were to proclaim the winners Wednesday, May 22, 2019, after finishing the official count of the May 13 elections overnight. President Duterte backed eight winning aspirants to half of the seats in the 24-member Senate, including his former national police chief, Dela Rosa, who enforced the president's crackdown on illegal drugs in a campaign that left thousands of suspects dead and drew international condemnation. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez, File)
Duterte's allies dominate Senate race, shut out oppositionFinal Philippine election results show Duterte's allies won a majority in the Senate race and the opposition was shut out, heralding a stronger grip on power by a leader accused of human rights violations
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Investor monitor stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing, Wednesday, May 22, 2019. Shares edged in Asia on Wednesday after a rebound in technology stocks helped power an overnight rally on Wall Street. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
World markets subdued amid trade uncertaintyWorld stock markets are subdued as investors monitor developments in the U.S.-China trade war
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Thai police summon activists to hear sedition chargesThirteen Thai political activists have appeared at a Bangkok police station to answer a summons on sedition charges that critics say are part of a plan to remove a rising progressive politician from the political scene
The Associated Press7 hours ago
In this May 13, 2019, photo, former vice president and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden interacts with a supporter during a campaign stop at the Community Oven restaurant in Hampton, N.H.  North Korea has labeled Biden a "fool of low IQ" and an "imbecile bereft of elementary quality as a human being" after the Democratic presidential hopeful during a recent speech called North Korean leader Kim Jong Un a tyrant. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File)
North Korea calls Biden 'fool of low IQ' over Kim criticismNorth Korea has labeled Joe Biden a "fool of low IQ" and an "imbecile bereft of elementary quality as a human being" after the Democratic presidential hopeful called Kim Jong Un a tyrant
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Indonesian president says government won't tolerate threats to security, authorities have situation under controlIndonesian president says government won't tolerate threats to security, authorities have situation under control
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Taiwan navy holds drill amid China tensionsTaiwan's navy has held a major annual live-firing exercise off the island's east coast in an area increasingly threatened by Chinese ships and planes
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Australian state leader intervenes to approve coal mineAn Australian state government leader has intervened to fast-track a proposed coal mine days after voters rejected tougher action to curb greenhouse gas emissions in a federal election
The Associated Press10 hours ago
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