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Bangladesh leader visits Rohingya refugees, assures help
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UKHIYA, Bangladesh (AP) — Bangladesh's leader demanded that Myanmar allow the return of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims who fled recent violence in the Buddhist-majority nation — a crisis she said left her speechless. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said Bangladesh would offer the
Tanker, dredger collide in Singapore waters, 5 crew missing
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SINGAPORE (AP) — An oil tanker and a dredger collided in Singapore waters Wednesday, capsizing the dredger and leaving five of its crew missing, authorities said. The dredger was left partially submerged and an underwater search and rescue operation was underway on the vessel, the Maritime and
Brazil's top court authorizes new investigation of president
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SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil's top court authorized a new corruption and money laundering investigation of President Michel Temer on Tuesday, yet another case that raises the possibility of his suspension from office. Supreme Court Justice Luis Roberto Barroso ruled there is sufficient evidence to
S. Korea conducts cruise missile drill amid N. Korea threats
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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea said Wednesday it conducted its first live-fire drill for an advanced air-launched cruise missile it says will strengthen its pre-emptive strike capability against North Korea in the event of crisis. South Korea's military said the Taurus missile fired
Europe leaders answer anger over Irma response in Caribbean
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MARIGOT, St. Martin (AP) — Wrapping up a sweeping visit to the destroyed island of St. Martin, France's president responded to anger that his government didn't do enough to handle Hurricane Irma's wrath and promised to evacuate residents of his country's Caribbean territories and provide services
The Latest: Feds warn of possible fuel shortages
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MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on Irma (all times local): 8:30 a.m. Federal officials are warning of possible fuel shortages in the Southeast because of hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Last week, the Homeland Security Department issued a week-long waiver on federal restrictions of foreign vessels
Lawsuit settled over rights to monkey's selfie photo
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Attorneys announced a settlement Monday in a lawsuit over who owns the copyright to selfie photographs taken by a monkey before a federal appeals court could answer the novel legal question. Under the deal, the photographer whose camera was used to take the photos agreed
Right holds onto power narrowly in Norway
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STOCKHOLM (AP) — The center-right grouping that has governed Norway the past four years retained a narrow hold on power in national elections, according to near-complete results early Tuesday. With 95 percent of the votes counted, Prime Minister Erna Solberg's Conservatives, coalition partner
Patient kills foreign Red Cross staffer in Afghanistan
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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A physiotherapist working at the International Committee of the Red Cross' rehabilitation center was shot by a patient in Afghanistan's northern Balkh province, a statement released by the ICRC said. Spanish national Lorena Enebral Perez, 38, was "a skilled and caring
Militants attack convoy in Egypt's Sinai, kill 18 police
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EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — Islamic State militants ambushed a police convoy in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula on Monday, killing 18 police officers and wounding seven others in one of the deadliest attacks this year in the restive region bordering Israel and the Gaza Strip. Police and military officials
Evolving Trump: From business celeb on 9/11 to stern leader
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WASHINGTON (AP) — In the 16 years since the Sept. 11 terror attacks, Donald Trump has evolved from a celebrity developer whose first public thoughts were about Manhattan's suddenly altered skyline to the combative commander in chief who warned "savage killers" on Monday "there is no dark corner
Catalan celebration focuses on right to break from Spain
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BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of people packed the sunny streets of downtown Barcelona on Monday to celebrate Catalonia's national day, an anniversary that provided a stage for the many Catalans who hope to vote within weeks for the region's independence from Spain. The Spanish
UN approves watered-down new sanctions against North Korea
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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council on Monday unanimously approved new sanctions on North Korea but not the toughest-ever measures sought by the Trump administration to ban all oil imports and freeze international assets of the government and its leader, Kim Jong Un. The
Irma whips Southeast: 3 dead in Georgia, 1 in South Carolina
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ATLANTA (AP) — Irma weakened to a still-deadly tropical storm as it swirled beyond Florida Monday, killing at least three people in Georgia, flooding the coast, sending trees crashing onto homes and forcing the world's busiest airport in Atlanta to cancel hundreds of flights. The former
Bangladesh hospital struggles to cope with Rohingya wounds
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COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (AP) — The 7-year-old Rohingya boy lies on a tattered mattress on the floor of a crowded government hospital in Bangladesh, bandages covering the spot where a bullet fired by Myanmar troops tore through his chest a week earlier. He is one of 80 Rohingya patients —
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