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The screens showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI), left, and the foreign exchange rate between U.S. dollar and South Korean won are seen as currency traders work at the foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, May 24, 2019. Asian shares were mostly lower on Friday as worries that the standoff between the U.S. and China over trade might expand put investors in a selling mood. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
Asia shares retreat on fears China-US trade row might spreadAsian shares are mostly lower as worries that the trade standoff between the U.S. and China might expand put investors in a selling mood
The Associated Press12 minutes ago
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah, second left, and Home Minister Rajnath Singh, second right, present a giant floral garland to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the party headquarters in New Delhi, India, Thursday, May 23, 2019. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party claimed it had won reelection with a commanding lead in Thursday's vote count, while the stock market soared in anticipation of another five-year term for the pro-business Hindu nationalist leader. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)
Indian Prime Minister meets party leaders after election winIndia's Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been meeting with leaders of his Bharatiya Janata Party fresh off his party's thunderous victory in the general election
The Associated Press13 minutes ago
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif meets Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi (not pictured) at Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing, Friday, May 17, 2019. (Thomas Peter/Pool Photo via AP)
Iran's foreign minister in Pakistan amid tensions with USIran's foreign minister, under fire at home, in Pakistan on critically timed visit amid tensions with US
The Associated Press21 minutes ago
Two same-sex couples pose for a photo at the household registration office to register their legal marriage in Xingyi District in Taipei, Taiwan, Friday, May 24, 2019. Hundreds of same-sex couples in Taiwan are rushing to the household registration office on the first day that a landmark decision to legalize same-sex marriage has taken effect. (AP Photo/Johnson Lai)
Same-sex couples start registering marriages in TaiwanHundreds of same-sex couples in Taiwan are rushing to the household registration office on the first day that a landmark decision to legalize same-sex marriage has taken effect
The Associated Press46 minutes ago
India troops kill Kashmir militant linked to al-QaidaOfficials say government forces in Indian-controlled Kashmir have killed a top militant commander linked to al-Qaida in the disputed region
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Axon Immersion Training Virtual Reality (VR) headset, used in training police officers to learn the best way to interact with people who suffer with autism, Thursday, May 23, 2019 in Washington. Police officers are now using virtual reality to learn the best ways to interact with people who suffer from autism and de-escalate situations that could quickly turn awry. A new training simulation using virtual reality headsets is being rolled out by Aon, the company best known for developing the Taser. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Virtual reality helps police learn to interact with autisticPolice officers are now using virtual reality to learn the best ways to interact with people who suffer from autism and de-escalate situations that could quickly turn awry
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Boat capsizes on southwest China river, 10 dead, 8 missingA boat carrying passengers across a river has capsized in southwestern China, killing at least 10 people
The Associated Press52 minutes ago
White House press secretary Sarah Sanders, right, accompanied by from left, counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway, Mercedes Schlapp, Director of strategic communications, Deputy White House press secretary Hogan Gidley, and White House chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow, speaks after President Donald Trump asks her how his demeanor was during yesterday's infrastructure meeting with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif. and other Democratic leaders during a meeting to support America's farmers and ranchers in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Thursday, May 23, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Seeking affirmation: Trump has aides vouch he's 'very calm'Sometimes even the president of the United States needs somebody to vouch for him
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this May 16, 2019, file photo. former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning speaks with reporters, outside federal court in Alexandria, Va. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)
The Latest: Assange lawyer says charges threaten journalistsA lawyer for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange says the "unprecedented charges" against his client threaten all journalists
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this May 16, 2019, file photo. former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning speaks with reporters, outside federal court in Alexandria, Va. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)
US charges WikiLeaks founder with publishing classified infoThe U.S. files new charges against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange
The Associated Press2 hours ago
President Donald Trump, accompanied by Rep. Mike Conaway, R-Texas, left, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, right, and farmers and ranchers, speaks in the Oval Office of the White House, Thursday, May 23, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Trump, Pelosi trade insults as their feud heats upThe president calls the House speaker 'crazy;' Pelosi questions his fitness for office the day after White House blowup
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this July 10, 2015, file frame from dashcam video provided by the Texas Department of Public Safety, Trooper Brian Encinia arrests Sandra Bland after she became combative during a routine traffic stop in Waller County, Texas. Texas authorities are expected to face sharp questioning over why cellphone video Sandra Bland took during her confrontational 2015 traffic stop never publicly surfaced until May 2019. (Texas Department of Public Safety via AP, File)
Texas lawmakers want answers over new Sandra Bland videoTexas authorities are expected to face sharp questioning over why cellphone video Sandra Bland took during her confrontational 2015 traffic stop never publicly surfaced until now
The Associated Press2 hours ago
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