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Smoke and fire rise from a high rise building at Marina district in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Friday, Aug. 4, 2017. The high-rise residential tower has caught fire in the middle of the night, sending plumes of black smoke into the air and debris falling below. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)
August 04, 2017 - 1:28 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dubai says firefighters have brought the blaze that broke out overnight in one of the world's tallest residential towers under control. The fire engulfed the skyscraper and sent chunks of debris plummeting below. More than 40 floors of the 86-story Torch Tower...
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Workers install a giant lantern with the logo of ASEAN, Association of Southeast Asian Nations, in preparation for the Aug.2-8, 2017 50th ASEAN Foreign Ministers' Meeting and its dialogue partners at the Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017, in Manila, Philippines. Washington is seeking talks on how North Korea can be suspended from Asia's biggest security forum as part of a broader effort to isolate Pyongyang diplomatically and force it to end its missile tests and abandon its nuclear weapons program, U.S. and Philippine officials said. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
August 04, 2017 - 1:18 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Alarm over North Korea's intercontinental ballistic missile tests, a germinal step to temper South China Sea disputes and unease over a disastrous siege by pro-Islamic State group militants will grab the spotlight in an annual gathering of Southeast Asia's top diplomats...
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Supporters of Pakistani deposed Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif rally in favor of their leader in Karachi, Pakistan, Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017. The Supreme Court disqualified thrice-elected Sharif for concealing assets. (AP Photo/Shakil Adil)
August 04, 2017 - 12:38 am
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's new Cabinet is set to be sworn in at the presidency building in the capital, Islamabad, with the country getting its first full-time foreign minister since the Pakistan Muslim League party came into power in 2013. Friday's ceremony will be exactly a week after the...
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FILE - In this May 4, 2017, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump, left, meets with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull aboard the USS Intrepid, a decommissioned aircraft carrier docked in the Hudson River in New York. Turnbull insisted on Friday, Aug. 4 that his relationship with Trump was "warm," despite transcripts of a heated conversation in which the leaders sparred over a refugee deal. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
August 04, 2017 - 12:22 am
SYDNEY (AP) — Australia's prime minister insisted on Friday that his relationship with President Donald Trump was "warm," despite transcripts of a heated conversation in which the leaders sparred over a refugee deal. The January phone call between Trump and Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull was...
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In this photo taken Jan. 28, 2017, President Donald Trump speaks on the phone with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Transcripts of President Donald Trump’s conversations with the leaders of Mexico and Australia in January offer new details on how the president parried with the leaders over the politics of the border wall and refugee policy, with random asides on subjects including drug abuse in New Hampshire. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
August 04, 2017 - 12:11 am
SYDNEY (AP) — Australia's prime minister insisted on Friday that his relationship with President Donald Trump was "warm," despite transcripts of a heated conversation in which the leaders sparred over a refugee deal. The January phone call between Trump and Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull was...
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Opposition lawmakers shout "Fraud, fraud during a session of Venezuelan National Assembly in Caracas, Venezuela, Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017. The CEO of the voting technology company Smartmatic said Wednesday that results of Venezuela's election for an all-powerful constituent assembly were off by at least 1 million votes. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
August 04, 2017 - 12:04 am
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is heading toward a showdown with his political foes, promising to seat a new constituent assembly Friday that will rewrite the country's constitution and hold powers that override all other government branches. Leaders of the opposition...
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Opposition lawmakers shout "Fraud, fraud during a session of Venezuelan National Assembly in Caracas, Venezuela, Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017. The CEO of the voting technology company Smartmatic said Wednesday that results of Venezuela's election for an all-powerful constituent assembly were off by at least 1 million votes. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
August 04, 2017 - 12:01 am
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is heading toward a showdown with his political foes, promising to seat a new constituent assembly that will rewrite the country's constitution and hold powers that override all other government branches. Leaders of the opposition urged...
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Australian Federal Police Deputy Commissioner Michael Phelan, right, and New South Wales state Police Deputy Commissioner David Hudson discuss details of the charging of two men with terrorism offenses in Sydney, Friday, Aug. 4, 2017. The men, ages 49 and 32, were each charged with two counts of planning a terrorist act in connection with an alleged plot to bring down an airplane, police said. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)
August 03, 2017 - 10:43 pm
SYDNEY (AP) — Two men facing terrorism charges in Australia were involved in an aborted attempt to place an improvised explosive device on an Etihad Airways flight out of Sydney last month in a plot directed by the Islamic State group, police said Friday. One of the men, a 49-year-old from Sydney,...
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FILE - In this May 13, 2015 file photo, Toyota Motor Corp. President Akio Toyoda, left, and Mazda Motor Corp. President Masamichi Kogai pose for photographers prior to a press conference in Tokyo. Japanese automakers Toyota Motor Corp. and Mazda Motor Corp. are partnering in electric vehicles with a deal expected to be announced later Friday, Aug. 4, 2017. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi, File)
August 03, 2017 - 10:11 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese automakers Toyota Motor Corp. and Mazda Motor Corp. are partnering in electric vehicles with a deal that may lead to setting up an assembly plant in the U.S. The Japanese Nikkei business daily reported Friday the agreement will include working toward setting up a U.S. joint-...
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Australian Federal Police Deputy Commissioner Michael Phelan, right, and New South Wales state Police Deputy Commissioner David Hudson discuss details of the charging of two men with terrorism offenses in Sydney, Friday, Aug. 4, 2017. The men, ages 49 and 32, were each charged with two counts of planning a terrorist act in connection with an alleged plot to bring down an airplane, police said. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)
August 03, 2017 - 9:56 pm
SYDNEY (AP) — Two men facing terrorism charges in Australia were involved in an aborted attempt to place an improvised explosive device on an Etihad Airways flight out of Sydney last month in a plot directed by the Islamic State group, police said Friday. One of the men, a 49-year-old from Sydney,...
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