China's top steelmaking province Hebei issued second-level smog alerts to its 10 cities, effective from Nov. 22, state-owned China Nation Radio (CNR) reported on Wednesday.
Reuters. Tue, 20 Nov 2018 23:14:39 -0500.
Venezuela's former national treasurer, Alejandro Andrade, admitted receiving over $1 billion US in bribes as part of illicit foreign currency operations that involved a local television mogul now indicted in U.S. ...
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Tue, 20 Nov 2018 21:27:52 EST.
The Indonesian authorities are exploring ways to tax foreign e-commerce companies that do business in Indonesia, to level the playing field with local online firms that do pay taxes.
Straits Times. Wed, 21 Nov 2018 05:00:00 +0800.
Two marijuana dispensaries opened their doors to customers 21 and older on Tuesday. The mayor of Northampton, Mass., was the first in line at one store, calling it a "historic day."
Amy Held. NPR. Tue, 20 Nov 2018 14:29:45 -0500.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - A New Mexico district attorney says the statute of limitations prevents him from bringing charges against former Mayor Javier Gonzales in connection with decades-old accusations of sexual assault. ...
Washington Times. Tue, 20 Nov 2018 14:28:35 -0500.