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Judge: No additional prison time for terror-related chargesA federal judge has ruled that a native of Uzbekistan convicted of providing support to a terrorist group will not serve additional time in prison
The Associated Press59 minutes ago
Man killed by Kansas City police had long criminal recordDetective: A man who was fatally shot by Kansas City police after wounding three officers had an extensive criminal record in Oklahoma
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Banphot Konkum, the uncle of Duangpetch Promthep, one of the boys rescued from a flooded cave, right, and their other members of his family watch Duangpetch and the rest of the boys live on television recalling their ordeal in the cave at his home in Mae Sai district, Chiang Rai province, northern Thailand, Wednesday, July 18, 2018. Members of a Thai youth soccer team who were trapped in a cave have left the hospital where they have been treated since their rescue, and have held a news conference before they return to their homes. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
The Latest: Thai youth soccer team meets with the mediaThe 12 boys and their soccer coach who were rescued from a cave in northern Thailand have appeared at a news conference, entering to applause from the media and classmates
The Associated Press2 hours ago
A mini soccer field being set up before a press conference on the 12 boys and coach realize from the hospital in Chiang Rai province, northern Thailand, Wednesday, July 18, 2018. The 12 boys and their soccer coach rescued after being trapped in a flooded cave in northern Thailand are recovering well and are eager to eat their favorite comfort foods after their expected discharge from a hospital next week. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
Thai boys recount cave rescue: Voices in dark, then 'hello'The 12 boys and their soccer coach who were rescued from a flooded cave in northern Thailand have recounted their ordeal for reporters at a news conference
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Rescuers find 6 bodies after 2 building collapse in IndiaRescuers have found six bodies and are digging through a mound of rubble after the collapse of two buildings east of New Delhi
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Afghan officials: Gunmen abduct 12 de-miners in the eastAfghan officials: Gunmen abduct team of 12 mine-clearing workers in eastern Kunar province
The Associated Press7 hours ago
In battle for Putin's affections, cupid favors Xi over TrumpIn the race to woo Vladimir Putin, China's Xi Jinping is beating Donald Trump
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Soviet-era fighter jet crashes in India; pilot killedSoviet-era fighter jet of the Indian air force crashes, killing pilot
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Pakistan reverses order to try ex-PM Sharif in jailPakistani authorities have reversed this week's controversial order that former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif be tried on corruption charges in jail for security reasons
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Australia succeeds in stopping migrants but many in limboAustralian shutdown of asylum seeking arrivals leaves hundreds in limbo
The Associated Press10 hours ago
People walk past an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a bank in Hong Kong, Wednesday, July 18, 2018. Asian markets climbed higher on Wednesday as a sweep of positive news from Wall Street and beyond boosted confidence in the U.S. economy. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
US optimism pushes stock markets mostly higherUpbeat Fed assessment, U.S. data leads gains in Europe after a mixed day in Asia
The Associated Press10 hours ago
In this Feb. 3, 2016, photo, Daniel Webb from the Human Rights Law Centre speaks outside the High Court of Australia, in Canberra. Webb opposes the Australian government's refugee policies. Australia drew a line in the sand on July 19, 2013, to stem a rising tide of asylum seekers brought by people smugglers on long and treacherous ocean voyages. No refugees who attempted to reach its shores by boat from that date forward would ever be allowed to make Australia their home. (Mick Tsikas/AAP Image via AP)
Australia succeeds in stopping migrants but many in limboAustralia drew a line in the sand on July 19, 2013, to stem a rising tide of asylum seekers brought by people smugglers on long and treacherous ocean voyages
The Associated Press13 hours ago
South Korean Finance Minister Kim Dong-yeon, second from left, speaks during a briefing at the government complex in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, July 18, 2018. Kim said that South Korea's economy will create only 180,000 jobs this year, down from the 320,000 jobs it forecast in December. (Kim Seung-doo/Yonhap via AP)
South Korea slashes jobs outlook, downgrades growth forecastSouth Korea is dramatically cutting its jobs outlook and slightly cutting its economic growth forecast
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Building collapses into another near Indian capital, 3 dieA 6-story building under construction collapsed onto an adjacent building east of the Indian capital, killing at least 3 people and trapping several others under the debris
The Associated Press18 hours ago
Nowhere to run: Rohingya hunker down as monsoon arrivesThe monsoon season is bringing fresh dangers to Rohingya who live in ramshackle huts in refugee camps in Bangladesh, but they have run out of places to run
The Associated Press21 hours ago
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