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(CNN)Asian carp are a serious problem, and Kentucky is getting creative in dealing with the invasive species. To show how bad the issue is, the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources used "shocking" boats to stun the carp so they'd float to the surface and could be collected and measured. Video shows countless fish leaping after the boat sent an electrical current through...
Hong Kong (CNN)The Chinese Foreign Ministry on Tuesday accused the United States of influencing the increasingly violent pro-democracy protests that have rocked Hong Kong for two months. "As you all know, they are somehow the work of the US," Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said at a press conference in Beijing. Hua added that China would "never allow any foreign forces" to interfere in the...
(CNN)The second Democratic presidential debate in as many days in Detroit is over. I watched, tweeted and took a whole lot of notes. Below are the best and the worst of the night that was -- in no particular order. (My winners and losers from Tuesday's Democratic debate are here.) WINNERS *Cory Booker: The New Jersey senator had a very good debate. Aside from his dumb derision...
(CNN)More than 1,000 people in Bangladesh, the majority of whom are children, have been diagnosed with dengue in the last 24 hours, amid the country's worst outbreak on record, a senior health ministry official said Tuesday. Eight people have died since January and more than 13,600 patients have been diagnosed with the mosquito-borne fever so far this year, with 8,348...
Hong Kong (CNN)Hong Kong police have charged 44 people with rioting after an illegal protest Sunday spiraled into chaos and brought parts of the city to a standstill, amid a deepening political crisis that shows little signs of deescalating. They mark the first rioting charges pressed during the eight weeks of protests that have rocked the semi-autonomous Chinese city, and those found guilty face...
Detroit (CNN)The first of two CNN-sponsored Democratic presidential debates is over. I watched -- from the debate site in Detroit -- and jotted down some of the best and worst performances from the 10 candidates on stage. My picks of the winners and losers from Tuesday night's debate (in no particular order) are below. WINNERS *Bernie Sanders: The Vermont senator clearly got the message...
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hundreds of Hong Kong protesters blocked train services during the early morning rush hour on Tuesday, causing commuter chaos in the latest anti-government campaign to roil the former British colony. What started three months ago as rallies against an extradition bill that would have allowed people in Hong Kong to be sent to mainland China for...
LONDON (Reuters) - England are still basking in the glow of an epic World Cup triumph but if anything can throw cold water over their memorable summer it would be a first home Ashes series loss to Australia for 18 years. Battle commences at Edgbaston on Thursday and the last time Australia won there was the opening match of the...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Trade Commission issued civil subpoenas to Johnson and Johnson in June as part of an investigation into whether contracting practices for its blockbuster rheumatoid arthritis drug, Remicade, violated antitrust laws, the company said in a regulatory filing on Monday. Shares of the company traded marginally down at $132.47, after having closed up 1.7% on Monday....
New York (CNN Business)Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg warned investors Wednesday that the company might need to further slow or temporarily halt its 737 Max production. Boeing has continued to build the 737 Max, its bestselling jet, although at a slower pace. The plane has been grounded since mid-March because of two fatal crashes that killed more than 300 people. Boeing hopes to get approval for...

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