Business group: China preparing to retaliate on tradeAn American business group says China is preparing to retaliate if U.S. President-elect Donald Trump imposes sanctions on Chinese goods. A board member of the American Chamber of Commerce in China, Lester ...
Gambia's president declares state of emergency
Gambia's Yahya Jammeh declared a state of emergency just days before he was due to step down, with British and Dutch travel agencies scrambling to evacuate thousands of tourists Wednesday. Jammeh, who has ruled The Gambia with an iron fist for 22 years, initially acknowledged opponent Adama Barrow as the victor in December elections, but later rejected the ballot count as flawed and lodged a complaint with the country's Supreme Court.
Mexico's Caribbean coast rocked by new deadly shooting
Mexico's Mayan Riviera was rocked by another shootout as gunmen attacked the prosecutor's office, leaving four people dead, a day after five died in a nightclub shooting. Three gunmen and a police officer died as the Quintana Roo state prosecutor's office in Cancun came under fire in broad daylight and police shot back, Governor Carlos Joaquin Gonzalez said. Five other assailants were detained, Gonzalez said, urging the federal government to send reinforcements.
UN report: Asian growth outlook bright despite uncertaintyBANGKOK (AP) ? A United Nations report says Asia's economic outlook for 2017 is strong despite slowing global growth due to sluggish international trade and investment.
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