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Over 100 people feared buried by southwest China landslideCounty government in southwestern China says around 100 people from 40 homes feared buried in landslide
The Associated Press52 minutes ago
Teenage boy from Mumbai slum dances way to NY ballet schoolThe teenage son of a welder from a Mumbai slum has won a spot at a prestigious ballet academy in New York
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Pakistani nursing staff attend an injured girl at a hospital in Quetta, Pakistan, Friday, June 23, 2017. A powerful bomb went off near the office of the provincial police chief in southwest Pakistan on Friday, causing casualties, police said. (AP Photo/Arshad Butt)
40 people killed in bomb, gun attacks in 3 Pakistani citiesPakistani officials say 40 people were killed and nearly 100 others wounded in three bomb and a gun attacks in two major cities Friday
The Associated Press4 hours ago
FILE- This April 18, 2017, file photo shows the suburban Minneapolis headquarters of Syngenta in Minnetonka, Minn. A Kansas federal jury awarded nearly $218 million Friday, June 23 to farmers who sued Swiss agribusiness giant Syngenta over its introduction of a genetically engineered corn seed variety. (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File)
Kansas jury awards $218M to farmers in Syngenta GMO suitA federal jury in Kansas has awarded nearly $218 million to farmers who sued Swiss agribusiness giant Syngenta over the company's introduction of a genetically engineered corn seed
The Associated Press8 hours ago
The Latest: North Korea denies torturing American detaineeNorth Korea has called itself the "biggest victim" in the death of an American student who was detained for more than a year and died days after being released in a coma
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Fred and Cindy Warmbier watch as their son Otto, is placed in a hearse after his funeral, Thursday, June 22, 2017, in Wyoming, Ohio. Otto Warmbier, a 22-year-old University of Virginia student who was sentenced in March 2016 to 15 years in prison with hard labor in North Korea, died this week, days after returning to the United States. (AP Photo/Bryan Woolston)
North Korea says it's 'biggest victim' in US student's deathNorth Korea has called itself the "biggest victim" in the death of an American student who was detained for more than a year and died days after being released in a coma
The Associated Press10 hours ago
The Latest: Syngenta to appeal $218M verdict in seed caseSwiss agribusiness giant Syngenta says it will appeal a Kansas federal jury's awarding of nearly $218 million to Kansas farmers who sued the company over its introduction of a genetically modified corn seed variety
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Bergdahl judge rejects motion to limit desertion durationSgt. Bowe Bergdahl's capture by the Taliban ended his unauthorized absence hours after he left his post in Afghanistan in 2009.
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Protesters shout slogans during a rally near the Presidential Palace in Manila in a "Black Friday" protest to mark the first month of the declaration of Martial Law in the whole of Mindanao region in southern Philippines by President Rodrigo Duterte in the wake of the Muslim militant siege of Marawi city Friday, June 23, 2017. The siege by militants aligned with the Islamic State group continues as it enters its second month Friday. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
Philippines: IS funded siege through Malaysian militantThe Philippine military chief says the Islamic State group helped fund the monthlong siege of a southern Philippine city through a Malaysian militant who was reportedly killed by troops
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Sri Lankan doctors strike to demand university's closureA strike by Sri Lankan doctors has paralyzed government hospitals, though doctors continued to treat critical and emergency cases
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Obama begins nostalgic vacation in Indonesia with his familyOfficials say former U.S. President Barack Obama has arrived on the resort island of Bali to begin a vacation in Indonesia, where he lived for several years as a child
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Pakistani nursing staff attend an injured girl at a hospital in Quetta, Pakistan, Friday, June 23, 2017. A powerful bomb went off near the office of the provincial police chief in southwest Pakistan on Friday, causing casualties, police said. (AP Photo/Arshad Butt)
The Latest: Bombings at market in northwest Pakistan kill 15The Latest: Pakistani official says twin bombings at crowded market in country's northwest kill 15 people
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Pakistani government official: Twin bombings at crowded market kill 15 people, wound 70 in country's northwestPakistani government official: Twin bombings at crowded market kill 15 people, wound 70 in country's northwest
The Associated Press14 hours ago
A woman walks by an electronic stock board showing the Hang Seng Index at a bank in Hong Kong, Friday, June 23, 2017. Asian shares are ending the week on a subdued note with most indexes little changed Friday as the price of oil halted its decline, while still hovering near its lowest level in almost a year. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
Oil prices remain driver across financial marketsWorld stocks mixed as oil stabilizes, investors assess China clampdown, Eurozone survey
The Associated Press15 hours ago
FILE - In this March 31, 2017 file photo, Mongolians hold up banners reading: "Oyu-Tolgoi mine and the Noyon Mountain are in offshore account" and "Let's guarantee security of our nation" during a protest over the alleged theft of government funds deposited in offshore accounts in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. Mongolians will vote for a new president on Monday, June 26, 2017 in a race pitting a horse salesman against a former judo star and a nationalist wanting to preserve the vast landlocked country's mineral wealth. (AP Photo/Ganbat Namjilsangarav, File)
Corruption, economic crisis overshadow Mongolian electionMongolians will vote for a new president on Monday in a race pitting a horse salesman against a former judo star and a nationalist wanting to preserve the vast landlocked country's mineral wealth
The Associated Press16 hours ago
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