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Unpaid and angry, some Chinese workers ditch holidays to protest

QIAN'AN/DONGGUAN, China This year, laborer Fan Fu and 20 or so colleagues working on the Zixia Garden apartment complex in Hebei province have not joined China's legion of migrant workers returning home to celebrate new year with their families.

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Thousands flee as Russian-backed offensive threatens to besiege Aleppo

BEIRUT Tens of thousands of Syrians fled an intensifying Russian assault around Aleppo on Friday, and aid workers said they feared the major city could soon fall under a full government siege. | Video

U.S. officials say North Korea may be nearing launch

WASHINGTON Satellite images taken this week of North Korea's Sohae rocket launch site show apparent fueling activity seen in the past shortly before a rocket launch, a U.S. think-tank said, as U.S government officials signaled that a launch could occur as early as Monday.

Exclusive: Presidential hopefuls Sanders, Clinton in dead heat - Reuters/Ipsos poll

NEW YORK Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders has erased Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's wide lead for the Democratic presidential nomination since the start of year, putting the two in a dead heat nationally, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll.

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Huge construction crane collapses in Manhattan, one killed

NEW YORK A construction crane collapsed in lower Manhattan during a swirling snowstorm on Friday, killing one person, injuring three others and crushing cars parked in the street. | Video

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Sanders supporters banned from Tinder after campaigning on dating app

Stumping for Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Tinder is getting some women banned from the online dating app after sending campaign messages to prospective matches. | Video