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Public sentencing of protesting workers backfires in China

BEIJING (AP) – Authorities in southwestern China had apparently thought their Cultural Revolution-style public sentencing of eight workers who took to the streets demanding back wages would stand as a warning to others at a time of a slowing economy and rising worker unrest. Instead, the parading of the three …

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Rolling Stones unleash rock and roll on massive Cuban crowd

HAVANA (AP) – The Rolling Stones unleashed two hours of shrieking, thundering rock and roll on an ecstatic crowd of hundreds of thousands of Cubans and foreign visitors Friday night, capping one of the most momentous weeks in modern Cuban history with a massive celebration of music that was once …

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Personal look at the Rolling Stones’ historic Cuba concert

HAVANA (AP) – After more than 50 years in the music business, the Rolling Stones can still break new ground. On Friday, it was by playing a free concert in Cuba. A concert I just couldn’t miss. EDITOR’S NOTE – Associated Press Deputy International Sports Editor Chris Lehourites is a …

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