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May 11, 2017 - 1:38 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — A building wall collapsed onto guests at a wedding in western India, killing at least 24 people and injuring others, a government official said Thursday. The hundreds of guests were having dinner or assembling on the outdoor lawns when a strong dust storm blew into the area...
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May 11, 2017 - 1:34 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — A government administrator says at least 24 people have died after a building wall collapsed onto guests at a wedding in western India. The hundreds of guests were having dinner or assembling on the outdoor lawns when a strong dust storm blew into the area Wednesday night, forcing...
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A currency trader stands near the screen showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) at the foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, May 11, 2017. Asian stocks were moderately higher on Thursday with few data reports to move the markets. Investors are watching tax reform developments in the U.S. after President Donald Trump's firing of the FBI chief. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
May 11, 2017 - 12:18 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stocks were moderately higher on Thursday with few data reports to move the markets. Investors are watching tax reform developments in the U.S. after President Donald Trump's firing of FBI chief James Comey. Oil prices extended gains. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei...
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May 10, 2017 - 9:41 pm
BEIJING (AP) — A moderate but shallow earthquake in far western China on Thursday killed eight people and injured more than 20 others, the region's earthquake administration said. The morning quake struck in Taxkorgan county, a remote mountainous area that borders Tajikistan, Afghanistan and...
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May 10, 2017 - 9:25 pm
BEIJING (AP) — State media say a moderate but shallow earthquake in the far west of China has killed eight people and injured 11 others. Xinhua News Agency says the quake Thursday morning struck Taxkorgan county in China's Xinjiang region. The remote area is close to Tajikistan, Afghanistan and...
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South Korea's new President Moon Jae-in waves from a car after his inauguration ceremony outside of the National Assembly in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, May 10, 2017. Moon said Wednesday he was open to visiting rival North Korea under the right conditions to talk about Pyongyang's aggressive pursuit of nuclear-tipped missiles. (Hong Hae-in/Yonhap via AP)
May 10, 2017 - 8:18 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Which of South Korea's neighbors and allies stand to benefit most from liberal Moon Jae-in's ascension to the presidency this week? It might be North Korea, which sees Moon as an advocate of a softer approach to ridding the North of nuclear weapons. This, in turn, could...
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May 10, 2017 - 3:40 pm
EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — Egyptian security officials say that Islamic extremists have ambushed tribesmen who were securing an area in the restive northern part of the Sinai Peninsula, killing 10. The officials say the men from the Tarabin tribe were manning a checkpoint when the militants approached...
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Outgoing French President Francois Hollande speaks as President-elect Emmanuel Macron, right, listens, Wednesday May 10, 2017 during a ceremony to mark the anniversary of the abolition of slavery in Paris. (Eric Feferberg, Pool via AP)
May 10, 2017 - 3:37 pm
PARIS (AP) — Marine Le Pen suffered a new jolt to the party on Wednesday as her niece, France's youngest lawmaker and an icon of the far right, announced she plans to leave politics. The decision by Marion Marechal-Le Pen, who represents the party's conservative flank and core values, kicks one...
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May 10, 2017 - 12:59 pm
GENEVA (AP) — Switzerland's executive branch on Wednesday ordered a one-year cap on the number of workers from Bulgaria and Romania who can access Swiss jobs, after an influx from the two European Union member states in recent months. The decision by the seven-member Federal Council invokes rules...
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Campaigners observe a minute silent for the remaining Kidnapped schools during their daily sit outs in Abuja, Nigeria. Tuesday. May 9, 2017. One of the Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2014 and who had the opportunity to be released on Saturday chose to stay with her husband, Nigeria's president spokesman said Tuesday. Garba Shehu said that originally they had been negotiating the release of 83 girls, but one said she wanted to remain. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)
May 10, 2017 - 12:38 pm
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Parents of the 82 Nigerian schoolgirls released over the weekend from Boko Haram captivity said Wednesday they still were awaiting word from the government on exactly when they will be able to meet their daughters. Community leaders were headed from the capital, Abuja, to the...
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