E-commerce giant Alibaba’s shares jump 8% in Hong Kong debut

E-commerce giant Alibaba’s shares jump 8% in Hong Kong debut

November 26, 2019admin0

HONG KONG (AP) — Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba’s shares jumped more than 8% in their debut on the Hong Kong stock exchange on Tuesday, an auspicious start at a time when the former British colony is reeling from political unrest.By mid-afternoon Tuesday, Alibaba was trading at 190.45 Hong Kong dollars ($24.33) per share. Its offering…

Trump’s actions raise concern about role in military justice

Trump’s actions raise concern about role in military justice

November 26, 2019admin0

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Mark Esper declared that President Donald Trump ordered him to stop a disciplinary review of a Navy SEAL accused of battlefield misconduct, an intervention that raised questions about America’s commitment to international standards for battlefield ethics.Esper’s comments Monday were the latest twist in the case of Chief Petty Officer Edward…

Lamar Jackson throws 5 TD passes, Ravens rout Rams 45-6

Lamar Jackson throws 5 TD passes, Ravens rout Rams 45-6

November 26, 2019admin0

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lamar Jackson basically hadn’t allowed the football to touch the ground Monday night until he dropped an ordinary shotgun snap late in the first half at the Coliseum. He picked it up, split the pocket and sprinted away through the Rams’ defense, going 35 thrilling yards before tripping right at the…

Hong Kong leader refuses to give ground despite poll setback

Hong Kong leader refuses to give ground despite poll setback

November 26, 2019admin0

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s embattled leader Carrie Lam refused to offer any concessions to anti-government protesters despite a local election trouncing, saying Tuesday that she will instead accelerate dialogue and identify ways to address societal grievances.Lam said the central government in Beijing didn’t blame her for the election outcome that gave the pro-democracy…

Committee’s report on impeachment could land next week

Committee’s report on impeachment could land next week

November 26, 2019admin0

WASHINGTON (AP) — The witnesses have spoken, the politics are largely settled. Now impeachment investigators will make the case for public opinion.On Monday, hundreds of pages from Democratic Chairman Adam Schiff’s intelligence committee were being compiled into an exhaustive report that will begin to outline whether President Donald Trump engaged in “treason, bribery or high…

Pope visits Jesuit Japan community that could have been his

Pope visits Jesuit Japan community that could have been his

November 26, 2019admin0

TOKYO (AP) — Pope Francis wrapped up his visit to Japan in a very personal way Tuesday, spending the morning with his Jesuit confreres in the community that would have been his own had his dream to be a missionary come true.Francis celebrated morning Mass in the chapel of the Jesuit-run Sophia University and visited…

Federal judge: McGahn must comply with House subpoena

Federal judge: McGahn must comply with House subpoena

November 26, 2019admin0

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge on Monday ordered former White House counsel Donald McGahn to appear before Congress in a setback to President Donald Trump’s effort to keep his top aides from testifying.The outcome could lead to renewed efforts by House Democrats to compel testimony from other high-ranking officials, including former national security adviser…

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Safeguarding the seas, 1 protected area at a time

November 26, 2019admin0

Safeguarding the seas, 1 protected area at a timeBy PATRICK WHITTLENovember 25, 2019SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — From the surface, these 22 square miles of water are unexceptional.But dip beneath the surface — go down 60 or 70 feet — and you’ll find a spectacular seascape. Sponges, barnacles and tube worms cover rocky ledges on the…

No easy mark: Female bodybuilder, 82, clobbers intruder

No easy mark: Female bodybuilder, 82, clobbers intruder

November 26, 2019admin0

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — An intruder didn’t count on an 82-year-old woman living alone being an award-winning bodybuilder with nerves of steel.Willie Murphy was getting ready for bed Thursday at her home in Rochester, New York, when a man pounded on the door and said he needed an ambulance, Murphy told WHAM.She called police but…

Remains found believed to be UFC fighters’ stepdaughter

Remains found believed to be UFC fighters’ stepdaughter

November 26, 2019admin0

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama district attorney said Monday that authorities have “good reason” to believe human remains found in a wooded area belong to the missing stepdaughter of a UFC heavyweight fighter.The remains were found on a county road in neighboring Macon County, Lee County District Attorney Brandon Hughes told The Associated Press.“I…