May 31, 2016 - Tue
Streator, United States
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Local News



  • Wal-Mart needs to grow overseas, and China's the big prize
    SHENZHEN, China (AP) -- Zhong Guoyan sifted through piles of fish at a Wal-Mart in Shenzhen, one of China's largest cities. She studied the fins, to make sure they were bright red and firm. She peered at the eyeballs - were they bulging?...
  • Wal-Mart steps up online efforts in China as a key to future
    SHANGHAI (AP) -- Wal-Mart's tiny warehouse in eastern Shanghai doesn't look like much. But it's a key part of the company's strategy to win over grocery customers in China who are fast heading online....
  • South Korea says North Korea missile launch likely failed
    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- A North Korean missile launch likely failed on Tuesday, according to South Korea's military, the latest in a string of high-profile failures that somewhat tempers recent worries that Pyongyang was pushing quickly toward its goal of a nuclear-tipped missile that can reach America's mainland....
  • Iraqi forces push into Fallujah as IS bombings kill 24
    BAGHDAD (AP) -- Iraqi forces started pushing into the city of Fallujah on Monday as a wave of bombings claimed by the Islamic State group in Baghdad and near the Iraqi capital killed at least 24 people....
  • AP-NORC Poll: Voters feel disconnected, helpless in 2016
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republicans and Democrats feel a massive disconnect with their political parties and helpless about the presidential election....
  • Chinese transgender man fights for job equality
    BEIJING (AP) -- A 28-year-old transgender man who goes by the name of "Mr. C" has become the public face of the fight for job equality in China, where sexual and gender minorities are only beginning to emerge from virtual invisibility....

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