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May 12, 2017 - 1:06 am
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Turn up the volume, the judge told the lawyers in the Eminem case: "I'm not shy of loud music." It was one of many incongruous moments during a two-week trial that ended Friday at the High Court in Wellington. The music publishers for the Detroit rapper are suing New...
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May 12, 2017 - 12:54 am
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepalese will get their first chance in two decades to vote in local representatives on city and village councils in elections analysts say offer a signal that the Himalayan nation's fractious democracy may be stabilizing. Since the last local polls were held in 1997, Nepal'...
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In this April 21, 2017 photo, Gen. Liborio Carabbacan of the National Police Women and Children Protection Center gestures during an interview in metropolitan Manila, Philippines. Authorities in the Philippines have arrested 3 women who were livestreaming sexually exploitative videos of girls to men paying by the minute to watch from half a world away. Carabbacan said the incidents are increasing in the Philippines because many people are gaining access to the internet and English fluency is common, making it possible to communicate with would-be customers. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
May 12, 2017 - 12:34 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Authorities in the Philippines have rescued four girls and arrested a mother and two other women for allegedly livestreaming sexually exploitative videos of children to men paying by the minute to watch from the United States. Three sisters ages 8, 9 and 12, and an 11-...
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In this May 11, 2017 photo, Chinese President Xi Jinping, center left, and his wife Peng Liyuan arrive for a welcome ceremony for Vietnam's President Tran Dai Quang at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. China will seek to burnish President Xi Jinping’s stature as a world-class statesman at an international gathering centered on his signature foreign policy effort envisioning a future world order in which all roads lead to Beijing. The “Belt and Road Forum” opening Sunday, May 14 is the latest in a series of high-profile appearances aimed at projecting Xi’s influence on the global stage ahead of a key congress of the ruling Communist Party later this year. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
May 12, 2017 - 12:22 am
BEIJING (AP) — China will seek to burnish President Xi Jinping's stature as a world-class statesman at an international gathering centered on his signature foreign policy effort envisioning a future world order in which all roads lead to Beijing. The "Belt and Road Forum" opening Sunday is the...
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Police Analia Pasantino poses for a picture during an interview in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Thursday, May 11, 2017. Pasantino was recently welcomed back to the federal police years after she was discriminated and removed from the force for being transgender, she served as a man for 20 years before she assumed her sexuality with the support of her wife. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
May 12, 2017 - 12:02 am
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Analia Pasantino served in Argentina's federal police as a man for 20 years, then she came out as a transgender woman and was forced to resign. She is smiling these days, though, beaming with pride to be wearing a police badge again. And the sign on the door to her...
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A woman walks past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo, Friday, May 12, 2017. Asian stock markets were mostly lower Friday as investors remained cautious amid U.S. political uncertainty and poor retailer earnings. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
May 11, 2017 - 11:50 pm
HONG KONG (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly lower Friday as investors remained cautious amid U.S. political uncertainty. Weak U.S. retail data added to worry over consumer spending. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 index lost 0.7 percent to 19,823.28 and South Korea's Kospi fell 0.4...
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In this April 21, 2017 photo, Gen. Liborio Carabbacan of the National Police Women and Children Protection Center gestures during an interview in metropolitan Manila, Philippines. Authorities in the Philippines have arrested 3 women who were livestreaming sexually exploitative videos of girls to men paying by the minute to watch from half a world away. Carabbacan said the incidents are increasing in the Philippines because many people are gaining access to the internet and English fluency is common, making it possible to communicate with would-be customers. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
May 11, 2017 - 11:29 pm
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Authorities in the Philippines have rescued four girls and arrested a mother and two other women for allegedly livestreaming sexually exploitative videos of children to men paying by the minute to watch from the United States. Three sisters ages 8, 9 and 12, and an 11-...
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The French stealth frigate Courbet is docked at Naval Base Guam on Thursday, May 11, 2017 near Hagatna, Guam. Military personnel from the United States, Japan, France and the United Kingdom are gathering in the remote U.S. Pacific islands of Guam and Tinian. The exercises come at a time of regional tensions in the South China Sea and North Korea. (AP Photo/Haven Daley)
May 11, 2017 - 9:53 pm
NAVAL BASE GUAM (AP) — Multinational military drills on Guam designed to show support for the free passage of vessels in international waters amid concerns China may restrict access to the South China Sea have been indefinitely postponed after a French landing craft ran aground Friday. U.S. Navy...
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In this May 11, 2017 photo, Chinese President Xi Jinping, center left, and his wife Peng Liyuan arrive for a welcome ceremony for Vietnam's President Tran Dai Quang at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. China will seek to burnish President Xi Jinping’s stature as a world-class statesman at an international gathering centered on his signature foreign policy effort envisioning a future world order in which all roads lead to Beijing. The “Belt and Road Forum” opening Sunday, May 14 is the latest in a series of high-profile appearances aimed at projecting Xi’s influence on the global stage ahead of a key congress of the ruling Communist Party later this year. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
May 11, 2017 - 9:51 pm
BEIJING (AP) — China will seek to burnish President Xi Jinping's stature as a world-class statesman at an international gathering centered on his signature foreign policy effort envisioning a future world order in which all roads lead to Beijing. The "Belt and Road Forum" opening Sunday is the...
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In this May 11, 2017 photo, Chinese President Xi Jinping, center left, and his wife Peng Liyuan arrive for a welcome ceremony for Vietnam's President Tran Dai Quang at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. China will seek to burnish President Xi Jinping’s stature as a world-class statesman at an international gathering centered on his signature foreign policy effort envisioning a future world order in which all roads lead to Beijing. The “Belt and Road Forum” opening Sunday, May 14 is the latest in a series of high-profile appearances aimed at projecting Xi’s influence on the global stage ahead of a key congress of the ruling Communist Party later this year. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
May 11, 2017 - 9:47 pm
BEIJING (AP) — China will seek to burnish President Xi Jinping's stature as a statesman at a gathering centered on his signature foreign policy effort envisioning a future world order in which all roads lead to Beijing. The "Belt and Road Forum" opening Sunday is the latest high-profile appearance...
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