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June 23, 2018 9:27 AM Xiaomi seeks to raise up to $6.1 billion in Hong Kong IPO

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi plans to raise up to $6.1 billion in one of the biggest global stock market debuts in recent years as it tries to become a worldwide brand alongside Apple, Google and Amazon. The initial public offering in Hong Kong would value the Beijing-based company at as much as $70.3 billion, according to details 8

June 23, 2018 3:00 AM Recognition for York’s local heroes

THERE is now just one month left to nominate your local heroes for the 2018 York Community Pride awards. The annual prizegiving aims to celebrate residents who go the extra mile to help and inspire their community. The awards are run by The Press in partnership with City of York Council, which is sponsoring the Public Sector Hero category again this year. This award 5

June 23, 2018 2:12 AM The Latest: Cohen denies discussing Trump with Tom Arnold

President Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen says he didn't discuss the president with comedian Tom Arnold, who is working on new TV show to hunt down recordings of Trump. File - In this May 30, 2018 file photo, attorney Michael Cohen arrives to court in New York. President Donald Trump's former attorney retweeted a photo posing with comedian 3

June 23, 2018 1:57 AM Man convicted of escaping ICE custody at NYC airport

NEW YORK (AP) - A Senegalese man has been convicted of escaping from Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody in New York's Kennedy International Airport. A jury in federal court in Brooklyn deliberated for about two hours on Friday before finding Mohamadou Lamine Mbacke guilty of the misdemeanor. Prosecutors had showed jurors a security videotape 3

June 23, 2018 1:33 AM Second man charged over Melbourne rape

A second man has been charged with abducting and raping a woman who was waiting for a friend on an inner Melbourne street when she was picked up in a car and sexually assaulted. The 26-year-old Doreen resident handed himself into police on Friday night and has been charged with abduction, two counts of rape, unlawful imprisonment and theft. Earlier on Friday 5

June 23, 2018 12:01 AM Netflix's top spokesman fired over use of racial term

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Netflix CEO Reed Hastings says he fired the company's top spokesman over use of the N-word. The spokesman, Jonathan Friedland, confirmed in tweets that he was leaving the company, saying he was insensitive in speaking with his team about words that offend in comedy. In a memo to employees, published by Variety and The Hollywood Reporter 8

June 22, 2018 11:12 PM Ship with reported norovirus outbreak stops in Alaska

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report an outbreak of norovirus on a cruise ship in Alaska. KTOO public media reports 73 people have reported getting sick on the Holland America cruise ship Zaandam. The ship, which is carrying more than 2,000 passengers and crew, was in Juneau on Friday. The ship is expected 7

June 22, 2018 11:00 PM Fire at pub between London King's Cross and Euston stations sends dozens of drinkers fleeing into the streets as smoke pours into the sky

A huge blaze has broken out at a London pub sending drinkers running into the street. Half of the roof and 20 per cent of the first floor of the Somers Town Coffee House gastropub has been engulfed in flames. Ten fire engines and 72 firefighters were called to tackle the fire at the popular venue on Charlton Street between King's Cross and Euston stations 7

June 22, 2018 7:42 PM Record crowds expected at Royal International Air Tattoo

ORGANISERS of next month’s Royal International Air Tattoo at RAF Fairford are expecting record crowds, with Saturday already sold out. Last year 160,000 people went through the gates, but this year the capacity on the Friday has been increased to meet demand as the nation gears up to celebrate the RAF centenary. Among the highlights at the three-day 6

June 22, 2018 6:32 PM Lawsuit: Boston schools cooperate with immigration officials

BOSTON (AP) - A coalition of civil rights and student advocacy groups sued the Boston Public Schools on Thursday to find out how much student information the system shares with federal immigration officials. The groups, including the Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice, allege in the lawsuit that the school system and Superintendent 7