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In a call with Trump, China’s leader urges restraint on volatile North Korea

China’s president, Xi Jinping, has urged President Donald Trump to show restraint toward North Korea despite signs that the North may be preparing a nuclear test. Xi made the appeal … Click to Continue »

13-year-old Charlotte boy arrested in 2 sexual assaults

A 13-year-old Charlotte boy has been arrested and charged with sexually assaulting two women in separate attacks in January, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police said Monday. A DNA match from a suspect in … Click to Continue »

2 found guilty in 1st trial over Bundy standoff in Nevada

A jury found two men guilty of federal charges Monday in an armed standoff that stopped federal agents from rounding up cattle near Cliven Bundy’s Nevada ranch in 2014. Jurors … Click to Continue »

A struggling country’s past and future is shaped by Alcoa’s aluminum industry

It electrified this South American country even as it drowned a jungle, so the 1.2-mile-long dam Alcoa built here to harness the Suriname River is more than stone and turbines. … Click to Continue »

Will ‘Hail Mary’ offer bring a craft beer compromise – and a brewery to Cornelius?

Calling the issue too important to die, a lawmaker from Cornelius said Monday he’s trying to find a last-ditch compromise that would raise the production cap for craft brewers. Republican … Click to Continue »

Here’s what upgrades are coming next to Charlotte Hornets’ arena

As part of a planned phase of renovations at the Spectrum Center uptown, the Charlotte Hornets will be switching the locations of the box office and the fan shop. That … Click to Continue »

Man pleads no contest to arson in 2014 Los Angeles inferno

A 58-year-old man has pleaded no contest to igniting a huge inferno in downtown Los Angeles that destroyed a block of apartments under construction and heavily damaged nearby office buildings. … Click to Continue »

Hasbro heads for the loo and business booms

Business for Hasbro is in the toilet, which turns out to be a pretty good place. The toymaker’s revenue surpassed that of its rival Mattel for the first time in … Click to Continue »

Ex-Fox News guest: Hannity made ‘uncomfortable’ advances

A former Fox News guest says Sean Hannity made her feel “uncomfortable” by repeatedly asking her to his hotel while on assignment more than a decade ago, and said she … Click to Continue »

Clarification: Casino Fight-Tribes story

In a story April 23 about a dispute over a proposal by the Ho-Chunk Nation to expand a northern Wisconsin casino, The Associated Press reported that in 2015, Gov. Scott … Click to Continue »

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