Alco Electronics' David Leung on making gadgets in China
DONGGUAN CITY, China (AP) ? A look inside Alco Electronics Ltd.'s factory in China shows what it takes to succeed as a maker of gadgets for the rest of the world ? human precision in tiny tasks and increasingly automated manufacturing, but also flexible thinking and perks to keep the best employees.
Spaniards vote again, trying to break political stalemate
MADRID (AP) ? Spaniards headed to the polls Sunday for an unprecedented repeat election that aimed to break six months of political deadlock after a December ballot left the country without an elected government.
US rapper faces indecent language charges in St. KittsBASSETERRE, St. Kitts and Nevis (AP) ? Police in St. Kitts and Nevis say that U.S. rapper 50 Cent and a member of his entourage were detained and charged for allegedly using "indecent language" during his performance at a music festival.
Chinese ship inaugurates expanded Panama Canal
A giant Chinese-chartered freighter nudged its way into the expanded Panama Canal on Sunday to mark the completion of nearly a decade of work forecast to boost global trade. Thousands of people cheered and waved flags as they watched the vessel, especially renamed COSCO Shipping Panama, inaugurate the widening of the century-old waterway, which has been fitted with a new shipping lane and locks. "This is a great day, a day of national unity and a day for Panama," President Juan Carlos Varela said in a speech.
Ninth UK Labour policy chief resigns after Brexit voteLONDON (Reuters) - The British opposition Labour Party's justice policy spokesman Charles Falconer resigned from leader Jeremy Corbyn's senior team on Sunday following the country's decision to leave the European Union, local media reported. Falconer was the ninth member of Labour's top team to quit on Sunday as a part of a protest against Corbyn's leadership. A tenth, Hilary Benn, was sacked overnight after telling Corbyn he had lost confidence in his ability to lead the party. (Reporting by Kylie MacLellan; Editing by William James)
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French PM - Europe must stop being finicky and intrusiveThe European Union must stop being nit-picky and intrusive, French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said on Sunday as the bloc scrambled to handle the aftermath of Britain's vote to leave. The Brexit vote to leave the EU has deepened fears among mainstream politicians across Europe about the rise of eurosceptic, anti-establishment parties, particularly in France, where the far-right National Front is increasingly popular. "We must put an end to this sad and finicky Europe.
Eight members of UK opposition Labour withdraw support for leader CorbynEight members of Britain's opposition Labour party said on Sunday they had withdrawn support for the leadership of Jeremy Corbyn, plunging the party into crisis in the wake of Britain's vote to leave the European Union. Corbyn sacked Hilary Benn as Labour's foreign policy chief early on Sunday after he said had lost confidence in the leadership. Gloria de Piero, Heidi Alexander, Lucy Powell, Ian Murray and Kerry McCarthy all announced they were withdrawing support and stepping down from Corbyn's 'shadow cabinet'.
Turkey uses tear gas to break up gay pride gatheringISTANBUL (AP) ? Police in Istanbul have used tear gas and have detained activists who gathered to mark gay pride week after authorities banned their rally in the city. At least 19 activists have been detained.
Lochte finishes 2nd in 400 IM heats at US Olympic trials