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APEC fails to live up to its name amid U.S., China acrimony

The C in APEC stands for Cooperation. But when the two biggest members are fighting a trade war and using the forum to attack each other's policies, it was always going to be hard work delivering on that.

Chinese city urges those 'poisoned by extremism', who follow conservative Islam to confess crimes

A city in China's far-western Xinjiang region has ordered people who are "poisoned by extremism, terrorism and separatism", in contact with overseas terror groups or act in a conservative Islamic manner, to turn themselves in to authorities.

Stocks turn mixed, dollar faces rate hike uncertainty

Share markets turned mixed in Asia on Monday amid conflicting signals on the prospects for a truce in the Sino-U.S. trade dispute, while the Federal Reserve's newly-found concerns over the global economy constrained the dollar.

Grim search for 993 missing after deadliest California wildfire

Authorities on Sunday sifted through the charred wreckage of California's deadliest ever wildfire, searching for any signs of the 993 people now listed as missing after the Camp Fire tore through the mountain town of Paradise.

In a Walmart Lot, a Rough Refuge for Wildfire Evacuees

By SIMON ROMERO

Many in California who lost all they had when their homes were destroyed are collecting in makeshift camps, as firefighters keep struggling to contain the blazes.

Joey Logano Wins Top Nascar Series, Holding Off 3 Predecessors

By JERRY GARRETT

Logano beat out Martin Truex Jr., Kyle Busch and Kevin Harvick at Homestead-Miami to clinch his first championship.

Inside El Chapo’s Vast Network: What We Know After the Trial’s First Week

By ALAN FEUER and EMILY PALMER

Surprise allegations, gory murder details and dismissed jurors were the headlines of an eventful first week in the trial of kingpin El Chapo.

Hong Kong's 'Occupy' leaders plead not guilty to public nuisance charges

Three leaders of Hong Kong's 2014 civil disobedience "Occupy" movement pleaded not guilty to public nuisance charges at a packed court in the Chinese-ruled city on Monday where more than 100 protesters rallied in support of the activists.

Hong Kong 'Occupy' leaders plead not guilty as protesters rally

Three leaders of Hong Kong's 2014 civil disobedience "Occupy" movement pleaded not guilty to public nuisance charges at a packed court in the Chinese-ruled city on Monday where more than 100 protesters rallied in support of the activists.

Asia shares inch up, Fed caution curbs dollar

Asian shares crept cautiously higher on Monday amid conflicting signals on the chance of a truce in the Sino-U.S. trade dispute, while the Federal Reserve's new-found concern on the global economy undermined the dollar.

After dramatic recounts, most Florida offices belong to Republicans

By Frank Miles

With races for U.S. Senate and governor finally decided over the weekend, the Sunshine State’s latest recount drama since Election Day only adds to its reputation for bungling elections. To much of the world, vote-counting confusion is as authentically Florida as jam-packed theme parks, alligators on golf courses and the ubiquity of Pitbull (the Miami rapper, not the dog).

After dramatic recounts, most Florida offices belong to Republicans

By Frank Miles

With races for U.S. Senate and governor finally decided over the weekend, the Sunshine State’s latest recount drama since Election Day only adds to its reputation for bungling elections. To much of the world, vote-counting confusion is as authentically Florida as jam-packed theme parks, alligators on golf courses and the ubiquity of Pitbull (the Miami rapper, not the dog).

On Pro Football: Alex Smith’s Gruesome Injury Gives Joe Theismann a Bad Flashback

By BILL PENNINGTON

Smith, the Redskins quarterback, had his leg broken in two places on Sunday, 33 years to the day after Theismann’s leg was broken on national television.

On Pro Football: Alex Smith’s Gruesome Injury Gives Joe Theismann a Bad Flashback

By BILL PENNINGTON

Smith, the Redskins quarterback, had his leg broken in two places on Sunday, 33 years to the day after Theismann’s leg was broken on national television.

Asia shares edge ahead, Fed caution drags on dollar

Asian shares inched cautiously higher on Monday amid conflicting signals on the chance of a truce in the Sino-U.S. trade dispute, while a new-found air of concern on the global outlook at the Federal Reserve undermined the dollar.

Encounters: Brian Tyree Henry Finds Wisdom at an Arcade

By MAX BERLINGER

The actor, known for playing Paper Boi on “Atlanta,” appears in two highly anticipated movies this fall.

Jerry Ohlinger, Colorful Dealer in Film Memorabilia, Dies at 75

By NEIL GENZLINGER

Mr. Ohlinger’s Movie Material Store in Manhattan was famous for its whimsical clutter and its vast collection of posters and stills.

Album: Brooklyn’s Visual Reboot

By JOHN LELAND

Photographs of the most populous borough reveal a new landscape being experienced by people new to the terrain, with little investment in Brooklyn’s past.

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