- Hong Kong leader says Beijing won't back down
HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's leader said Tuesday that China won't back down from its decision to limit voting reforms in the Asian financial hub, dashing hopes that the standoff between demonstrators and authorities could be resolved quickly through negotiations.
- Secret Service head faces questions on WH breach
WASHINGTON (AP) — Most Washington scandals that end up on Capitol Hill tend to end the same way: with an apology.
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- Chinese patriotism fuels cruises to disputed isles
ABOARD THE COCONUT PRINCESS (AP) — On a cruise more about politics than pleasure, Zhang Jing watched the gray shells of the Paracel Islands emerge from the purple, pre-dawn South China Sea.
- Obama goal of Gitmo closure stalled at Pentagon
WASHINGTON (AP) — The transfer of prisoners out of Guantanamo Bay has ground to a halt amid a slow Pentagon approval process, causing deep frustration within the administration and raising doubts that President Barack Obama will be able to fulfill his campaign promise to close the offshore prison for terrorism suspects.
- Raiders fire coach Dennis Allen
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Dennis Allen arrived in Oakland as the fresh-faced, defensive mastermind who was supposed to be completely different than the parade of coaches during late owner Al Davis' final years running the Raiders.
- Charles sends Chiefs to 41-14 rout of Patriots
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — It made sense that Andy Reid spoke in baseball metaphors after Kansas City whipped the New England Patriots on Monday night, with the Royals poised to end a long playoff drought just across the parking lot from Arrowhead Stadium.
- Chiefs offense hums in 41-14 rout of Patriots
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Perhaps the Kansas City Chiefs gave their neighbors across the parking lot a little bit of inspiration with their impassioned performance against New England.
- Jim Harbaugh dismisses reports of 49ers discord
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Jim Harbaugh has no time for Deion Sanders, Trent Dilfer or others who question whether the fourth-year coach has lost his locker room or the faith of his players.
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