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Huawei sales up 18% but US pressure means tough times ahead

Huawei sales up 18% but US pressure means tough times ahead

BEIJING — China's Huawei Technologies said Tuesday that its sales rose a lower-than-projected 18% in 2019 and predicted tough times ahead as the U.S. moves to restrict its business.

Alaska city hopes reality show will attract police recruits

KODIAK, Alaska — An Alaska police department hopes a new reality show featuring its officers will attract new recruits to an area where staffing has been difficult.
Sharon Stone's dating profile restored after being blocked

Sharon Stone's dating profile restored after being blocked

LOS ANGELES — Sharon Stone can now return to mingling on Bumble without being kicked off the dating app. A Bumble spokesperson said in a statement Monday that Stone’s profile has been restored after it was “mistakenly" blocked.
US home prices gains accelerate in October for 2nd month

US home prices gains accelerate in October for 2nd month

WASHINGTON — U.S. home prices rose faster in October than the previous month as many would-be buyers competed for a limited supply of available properties. The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller 20-city home price index rose 2.
Brazil's Bolsonaro keeps to far right, faces tough 2nd year

Brazil's Bolsonaro keeps to far right, faces tough 2nd year

SAO PAULO — Heading into his second year as Brazil's president, Jair Bolsonaro has held firm to his combative culture-warrior policies while feuding with critics at home and abroad — an approach that has thrilled supporters but eroded his efforts to
Prompt care was key to Sanders' recovery from heart attack

Prompt care was key to Sanders' recovery from heart attack

Bernie Sanders suffered “modest heart muscle damage" during his recent heart attack but has since recovered well and is fit enough for the rigours of the presidential campaign and the White House should he win it, according to letters released Monday

Lawsuit: Famed Jesuit abused boy 1,000 times around world

CHICAGO — One day in May of 1970, an 11-year-old boy and his disabled sister were sitting on the curb outside a Chicago tavern, waiting for their mother to come out.
Buttigieg: I would not have wanted my son on Ukraine board

Buttigieg: I would not have wanted my son on Ukraine board

FORT MADISON, Iowa — Pete Buttigieg says he “would not have wanted to see” his son serving on the board of a Ukrainian natural gas company while he was leading anti-corruption efforts in the country, an implicit criticism of the controversy that has
Firearms instructor took out gunman at Texas church service

Firearms instructor took out gunman at Texas church service

WHITE SETTLEMENT, Texas — Alarms went off in Jack Wilson's head the moment a man wearing a fake beard, a wig, a hat and a long coat walked into a Texas church for Sunday services.

China investigates respiratory illness outbreak sickening 27

BEIJING — Chinese experts are investigating an outbreak of respiratory illness in the central city of Wuhan that some have likened to the 2002-2003 SARS epidemic.
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