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HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing of Hong Kong protest organizers (all times local):

11:40 a.m.

A court in Hong Kong handed down prison sentences of up to 16 months to eight leaders of massive 2014 pro-democracy protests...Read more

TOKYO (AP) — Nissan cut its profit forecast for the fiscal year through March on Wednesday to reflect slowing sales, higher costs and the fallout from a criminal investigation of its former chairman, Carlos Ghosn.

Nissan Motor Co. expects to post a 319...Read more

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's prime minister and his political rival said on Wednesday they were not tailoring their political messages to suit Chinese censors as the politicians increasingly use Chinese social media to woo Chinese-speaking voters....Read more

NEW YORK (AP) — There's no truth to the rumor that James Holzhauer is a cyborg created to be the perfect "Jeopardy!" contestant.

But given how he's made a level of excellence rarely seen on the television quiz show appear almost mundane, it sometimes...Read more

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — After Damian Lillard hit his walk-off 3-pointer to send the Trail Blazers along in the playoffs, he waved goodbye to the Thunder bench.

"That was the last word," he afterward. "That was having the last word."

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BANGKOK (AP) — Major share benchmarks were mostly lower in Asia on Wednesday as the rally on Wall Street, where the S&P 500 logged an all-time record high close, ran out of steam.

Japan's Nikkei 225 index lost 0.3% to 22,000.00 and the Hang Seng in...Read more

HONG KONG (AP) — A court in Hong Kong handed down prison sentences of up to 16 months Wednesday to eight leaders of massive 2014 pro-democracy protests on charges of public nuisance offenses.

The sentences are seen as an effort by the government of the...Read more

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A controversial proposal to increase housing near transportation and job hubs faces a key test Wednesday as California lawmakers search for solutions to the state's housing affordability crisis.

Democratic Sen. Scott Wiener's...Read more

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Prosecutors in the case of a Minneapolis police officer who fatally shot an unarmed woman have been hammering away at what could be a key element of the defense.

That element is whether Mohamed Noor heard a loud slap against his...Read more

DENVER (AP) — Jamal Murray's 23 points led six Nuggets in double figures, and Denver routed the San Antonio Spurs 108-90 Tuesday night to move within one win of its first playoff series triumph in a decade.

Up 3 games to 2, the Nuggets can wrap up the...Read more

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