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By Megan Cassella WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Police in Anaheim, California, braced for protests at a Donald Trump rally on Wednesday, a day after chaos broke out at an event for the presumptive Republican presidential nominee in New Mexico. Hundreds of protesters tried to swarm the convention center in Albuquerque, New Mexico, where Trump spoke on Tuesday, knocking down barricades and hurling rocks and bottles at police officers dressed in riot gear. Police said they made arrests both outside and inside the rally, where protesters continually interrupted the billionaire New York developer's speech.
(Reuters) - Alibaba Group Holding Ltd said it was being investigated by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission over whether the Chinese e-commerce company's accounting practices violated any federal laws. The company has provided the SEC with information about its accounting for its logistics unit, Cainiao Network, as well as operating data from its Singles' Day shopping festival, according to Alibaba's annual report filed on Monday. (http://bit.ly/1XwuQ1o) Singles' Day is the biggest shopping event in the world, larger than the United States' Black Friday and Cyber Monday combined. ...
BAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) — A court in Azerbaijan on Wednesday ordered a prominent investigative journalist to be released on probation following a storm of international protests about her case, which has been widely seen as an attempt to silence a critical voice.