Hostage situations

In this July 31, 2018 photo, MaryLinda Moss and Lynne Westafer, right, hug at a memorial outside the Trader Joe's in Silver Lake neighborhood of Los Angeles, where they were held hostage during an hours-long standoff on July 21. In a gripping account reported Friday, Aug. 3, by Los Angeles Times columnist Robin Abcarian, one of those hostages describes how she and others survived the ordeal on an oppressively hot July 21 afternoon. (Allen J. Schaben/Los Angeles Times via AP)
August 03, 2018 - 7:30 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "I just shot at a cop," the man with the gun and blood dripping from a bullet wound in his left arm told one of dozens of people he'd taken hostage inside a Los Angeles supermarket. In a gripping account reported Friday by Los Angeles Times columnist Robin Abcarian, one of those...
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In this April 27, 2017, photo, a staff member talks with a visitor at a display booth for Qualcomm at the Global Mobile Internet Conference (GMIC) in Beijing. China's government said Friday, July 27, 2018, that tech giant Qualcomm Inc. failed to resolve anti-monopoly regulators' concerns about its proposed takeover of NXP Semiconductors in a case seen as a possible victim of U.S.-Chinese trade tensions. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
July 27, 2018 - 12:40 am
BEIJING (AP) — Qualcomm Inc. failed to resolve China's anti-monopoly concerns about its proposed acquisition of NXP Semiconductors, the government said Friday, in a case analysts warned would worsen escalating U.S.-Chinese tensions over technology. The State Administration for Market Regulation's...
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