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One of Europe's last wild rivers is in danger of being tamed

One of Europe’s last wild rivers is in danger of being tamed

ALONG THE VJOSA RIVER (AP) – Under a broad plane tree near Albania’s border with Greece, Jorgji Ilia fills a battered flask from one of the Vjosa River’s many springs. “There is nothing else better…

Bolivia says Morales near outright victory, unrest spreads

Bolivia says Morales near outright victory, unrest spreads

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) – Rioting broke out in parts of Bolivia among opponents of President Evo Morales after electoral authorities announced that a resumed vote count put the leader close to avoiding a runoff…

U.S. prosecutes more Chinese on intellectual property theft charges

U.S. prosecutes more Chinese on intellectual property theft charges

A federal judge last week sentenced a Chinese national to nearly four years in prison for trying to steal U.S. space technology, the latest corporate spy snared by an FBI that has ramped up protection…

Final 'Rise of Skywalker' trailer debuts

Final ‘Rise of Skywalker’ trailer debuts

NEW YORK (AP) – The final trailer for the “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” debuted Monday, offering a fleeting glimpse of the late Carrie Fisher as Princess Leia embracing Daisy Ridley’s Rey. The spot…

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One of Europe’s last wild rivers is in danger of being tamed

ALONG THE VJOSA RIVER (AP) – Under a broad plane tree near Albania’s border with Greece, Jorgji Ilia fills a battered flask from one of the Vjosa River’s many springs. “There is nothing else better than the river,” the retired schoolteacher says. “The Vjosa gives beauty to our village.” The Vjosa is temperamental and fickle,...

Bolivia says Morales near outright victory, unrest spreads

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) – Rioting broke out in parts of Bolivia among opponents of President Evo Morales after electoral authorities announced that a resumed vote count put the leader close to avoiding a runoff in his bid for a fourth term. Protesters set fire to regional offices of the electoral body in the southern...

U.S. prosecutes more Chinese on intellectual property theft charges

A federal judge last week sentenced a Chinese national to nearly four years in prison for trying to steal U.S. space technology, the latest corporate spy snared by an FBI that has ramped up protection of American businesses amid President Trump’s trade war with Beijing. Over the past year, the Justice Department has brought public...

Final ‘Rise of Skywalker’ trailer debuts

NEW YORK (AP) – The final trailer for the “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” debuted Monday, offering a fleeting glimpse of the late Carrie Fisher as Princess Leia embracing Daisy Ridley’s Rey. The spot generally struck an elegiac note of finality. “The Rise of Skywalker,” which opens Dec. 20, is the last chapter in...

California governor wants investigation of high gas prices

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – California’s governor has asked the attorney general to investigate why the state’s gas prices are so high, pointing to a new report suggesting big oil companies are “misleading and overcharging customers” by as much as $1 per gallon. Name brand retailers – including 76, Chevron and Shell – often charge more...