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Maoist rebels detonate bomb in east India; 6 police killedPolice say at least six police officials were killed and two others critically injured when Maoist rebels targeted their vehicle with a bomb in eastern India
The Associated Press29 minutes ago
Taiwan president, pressed by Beijing, pledges more securityTaiwan president, pressed by Beijing, pledges to step up security
The Associated Press5 hours ago
US criticizes China's militarization of disputed watersThe Pentagon has criticized what it called China's "continued militarization" of island outposts in the disputed South China Sea, where the Chinese air force landed long-range bombers for the first time, putting entire Southeast Asia within their range
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Sri Lanka marks end to civil war as a divided nationSri Lanka commemorates the ninth anniversary of the end of its civil war as a divided nation, with minority Tamils calling for an international investigation into alleged wartime atrocities
The Associated Press9 hours ago
People gather outside the native home of Sabika Sheikh, a victim of a shooting at a Texas high school, for condolence in Karachi, Pakistan, Saturday, May 19, 2018.  The Pakistani foreign exchange student is among those killed in the shooting, according to a leader at a program for foreign exchange students and the Pakistani Embassy in Washington, D.C. Megan Lysaght, manager of the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange & Study Abroad program (YES), sent a letter to students in the program confirming that Sabika Sheikh was killed in the shooting. (AP Photo/Fareed Khan)
Father of Pakistani victim in Texas school shooting grievesThe father of Sabika Sheikh, the 17-year old Pakistani victim of a Texas school shooting, battles shock and despair
The Associated Press19 hours ago
Trusted Xi ally a rising influence on China's foreign policyChina's president is increasingly relying on friend and trusted adviser Wang Qishan to guide the country's foreign policy amid trade and territorial disputes with the U.S., Japan and others
The Associated Press20 hours ago
Kashmir shuts down to protest Indian leader Modi's visitSeparatist leaders have called for a shutdown in Indian-controlled Kashmir as Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays a daylong visit to review development work and inaugurate road projects
The Associated Press20 hours ago
North Korea demands South Korea send back restaurant workersNorth Korea is demanding that South Korea send back 12 North Korean restaurant workers who came to the South in 2016, saying such a move would demonstrate Seoul's willingness to improve relations
The Associated Press22 hours ago
Wife of Malaysia's ex-leader slams 'public trial' of familyThe wife of former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has slammed police raids on their properties, saying they appeared targeted at vilifying the family to provoke public anger
The Associated Press22 hours ago
Fastest climber of 7 summits returns safely from EverestThe Australian climber who became the fastest to scale the highest peaks on all seven continents has returned safely from Mount Everest
The Associated Press1 day ago
Official says several bombs at Afghan cricket match kill 8Provincial Afghan official says several bombs explode nearly simultaneously at cricket match in eastern Nangarhar province, killing at least eight people
The Associated Press1 day ago
In this Thursday, May 17, 2018, photo, Michael Jordan, right, talks to staff at the small-batch brewery run by Boxing Cat Brewery inside the Liquid Laundry gastropub in Shanghai. Hundreds of craft beer enthusiasts, investors and brewers are attending an exhibition in Shanghai dedicated to expanding the palette of Chinese consumers and promoting sales of high-end brews. (AP Photo/Sam McNeil)
Panda Beer anyone? Craft beers flow in middle-class ChinaHundreds of craft beer enthusiasts, investors and brewers are attending an exhibition in Shanghai dedicated to expanding the palette of Chinese consumers and promoting sales of high-end brews
The Associated Press1 day ago
Malaysia's former Prime Minister Najib Razak hugs a man after performing Friday prayers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Friday, May 18, 2018. Malaysian police confiscated 284 designer handbags and 72 suitcases containing cash, jewelry and other valuables Friday as part of a corruption and money-laundering investigation into former Prime Minister Najib. (AP Photo/Sadiq Asyraf)
Malaysians transfixed by luxury goods seized from ex-PM flatIn 10 days of dramatic political developments, none has transfixed Malaysians more than the sight of truckloads of boxes of Hermes Birkin handbags and luggage filled with cash and jewelry being seized from apartments linked to the former prime minister
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - This May 26, 2017 file photo shows the company logo of Toshiba Corp. displayed in front of its headquarters in Tokyo. Japanese electronics company Toshiba Corp. says the sale of its computer memory chip business to a consortium led by Bain Capital Private Equity has cleared all anti-trust regulatory approval, including one it was awaiting from China. Toshiba said Thursday, May 17, 2018 that means the deal, valued at 2 trillion yen ($18 billion), can now close by June 1. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara, File)
Beijing showing signs of compromise in trade talks with USBeijing is showing signs of compromise in trade talks with US in Washington
The Associated Press1 day ago
USS Constitution pays tribute to Vietnam War veteransThe USS Constitution has paid homage to Vietnam War veterans with a 21-gun salute in Boston
The Associated Press1 day ago
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