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China’s Uighurs trapped in manufacturing unit toiling for tech titans

[ad_1] NANCHANG, China — In a vigorous Muslim quarter of Nanchang metropolis, a sprawling Chinese language manufacturing unit seems pc screens, cameras and fingerprint scanners for a provider to worldwide tech giants corresponding to Apple and Lenovo. All through the neighborhood, girls in headscarves stroll via the streets, and Arabic indicators promote halal supermarkets and […]

US ‘honor roll’ of historic places often ignores slavery

[ad_1] BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Antebellum Southern plantations were built on the backs of enslaved people, and many of those plantations hold places of honor on the National Register of Historic Places – but don’t look for many mentions of slavery in the government’s official record of places with historic significance. The register’s written entries on […]

3 additional Iranian students challenge removal from country

[ad_1] Three more students from Iran attending New England colleges have filed civil rights complaints with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, saying they were mistreated and illegally denied entry into the country February 21, 2020, 7:07 PM 2 min read BOSTON — Three more students from Iran attending New England colleges have filed civil […]

For-profit firm seeking to run .org names makes concessions

[ad_1] A private equity firm seeking to buy rights to operate the internet’s By ROBERT JABLON Associated Press February 21, 2020, 5:12 PM 4 min read LOS ANGELES — A private equity firm seeking to buy rights to operate the internet’s .org suffix said Friday it will cap price hikes and create an advisory board […]

Zuckerberg meets EU officials as bloc’s new tech rules loom

[ad_1] Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has met top European Union officials on a visit to Brussels By KELVIN CHAN Associated Press February 17, 2020, 4:35 PM 3 min read LONDON — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg met top European Union officials on a visit to Brussels on Monday, days before the bloc is expected to release […]

National Black News Channel makes debut

[ad_1] The nation’s only black news network is on the air By BRENDAN FARRINGTON Associated Press February 14, 2020, 10:33 PM 4 min read TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Former U.S. Rep. J.C. Watts was beaming like a proud parent as he talked about the launch of Black News Channel — a project he’s worked on for […]

Saints owner denies team had role in clergy sex abuse list

[ad_1] The owner of the New Orleans Saints says the NFL team played no role in determining which priests would be named in the list of “credibly accused” clergy published by the area’s Roman Catholic Church By JIM MUSTIAN Associated Press February 11, 2020, 12:30 AM 3 min read The owner of the New Orleans […]

Sheriff seeks help for inmate; mental health system ‘broken’

[ad_1] A sheriff in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is using social media to plead for assistance for a mentally ill jail inmate By ED WHITE Associated Press February 10, 2020, 8:46 PM 2 min read DETROIT — A sheriff in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is using social media to plead for assistance for a mentally ill jail […]

Focus turns to Latino authors amid ‘American Dirt’ debate

[ad_1] Latino activists say they hope the controversy around the novel “American Dirt” brings more attention to recent and overlooked works by Latino writers By RUSSELL CONTRERAS Associated Press February 9, 2020, 5:08 AM 4 min read ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — When Oprah Winfrey endorsed the novel “American Dirt” for her book club last month, many […]

US productivity up 1.7% in 2019, best gain in 9 years

[ad_1] US productivity rises 1.4% in Q4 and gains 1.7% for all 2019, best showing since 2010 By MARTIN CRUTSINGER AP Economics Writer February 6, 2020, 1:36 PM 1 min read WASHINGTON — U.S. productivity rebounded in the final three months of last year, helping to boost productivity growth for the year to the best […]