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July 17, 2017 - 1:17 am
BEIJING (AP) — Most Asian stock markets rose Monday after major Wall Street indexes hit new highs and China reported unexpectedly strong economic growth. KEEPING SCORE: Hong Kong's Hang Seng gained 0.6 percent to 26,542.00 and Seoul's Kospi added 0.3 percent to 2,422.72. The Shanghai Composite...
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South Korean Vice Defense Minister Suh Choo Suk, right, speaks during a press conference at the Defense Ministry in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, July 17, 2017. South Korea has offered to talk with North Korea to ease animosities along their tense border and resume reunions of families separated by their war in the 1950s. (Shin Jun-hee/Yonhap via AP)
July 17, 2017 - 12:12 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea offered Monday to talk with North Korea to ease animosities along their tense border and resume reunions of families separated by their war in the 1950s. It's unclear if North Korea would agree to the proposed talks as it remains suspicious of the South Korean...
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Opposition members dance outside of a poll station during a symbolic referendum in Caracas, Venezuela, Sunday, July 16, 2017. Venezuela's opposition called for a massive turnout Sunday in a symbolic rejection of President Nicolas Maduro's plan to rewrite the constitution, a proposal that's escalating tensions in a nation stricken by widespread shortages and more than 100 days of anti-government protests.(AP Photo/Jesus Hernandez)
July 16, 2017 - 11:42 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans lined up across the country and in expatriate communities around the world Sunday to vote in a symbolic rejection of President Nicolas Maduro's plan to rewrite the constitution, a proposal that's raising tensions in a nation battered by...
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Opposition leader Henrique Capriles shows a ballot during a symbolic referendum in Caracas, Venezuela, Sunday, July 16, 2017. Venezuela's opposition called for a massive turnout Sunday in a symbolic rejection of President Nicolas Maduro's plan to rewrite the constitution, a proposal that's escalating tensions in a nation stricken by widespread shortages and more than 100 days of anti-government protests. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
July 16, 2017 - 11:41 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Latest on Venezuela's political crisis and an opposition referendum on government plans to rewrite the constitution. (all times local): 11:40 p.m. Venezuelan Foreign Minister Samuel Moncada said on Twitter that he was declaring former Mexican President Vicente Fox...
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Opposition members dance outside of a poll station during a symbolic referendum in Caracas, Venezuela, Sunday, July 16, 2017. Venezuela's opposition called for a massive turnout Sunday in a symbolic rejection of President Nicolas Maduro's plan to rewrite the constitution, a proposal that's escalating tensions in a nation stricken by widespread shortages and more than 100 days of anti-government protests.(AP Photo/Jesus Hernandez)
July 16, 2017 - 11:12 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans lined up across the country and in expatriate communities around the world Sunday to vote in a symbolic rejection of President Nicolas Maduro's plan to rewrite the constitution, a proposal that's raising tensions in a nation battered by...
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July 16, 2017 - 10:25 pm
BEIJING (AP) — China's economic growth held steady in the latest quarter, boosted by trade and consumer spending, despite concerns about a possible impending slowdown. Output rose 6.9 percent in the three months ending in June compared with a year earlier, government data showed Monday. That was in...
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South Korean Vice Defense Minister Suh Choo Suk, right, speaks during a press conference at the Defense Ministry in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, July 17, 2017. South Korea has offered to talk with North Korea to ease animosities along their tense border and resume reunions of families separated by their war in the 1950s. (Shin Jun-hee/Yonhap via AP)
July 16, 2017 - 10:17 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea has offered to talk with North Korea to ease animosities along their tense border and resume reunions of families separated by their war in the 1950s. Seoul's proposal for two sets of talks indicates new President Moon Jae-in is pushing to improve ties with...
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July 16, 2017 - 10:05 pm
BEIJING (AP) — China's economic growth held steady in the latest quarter, boosted by unusually strong trade, despite concerns about a possible impending slowdown. Government data on Monday showed output rose 6.9 percent in the three months ending in June compared with a year earlier. China's...
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July 16, 2017 - 9:58 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea has offered to talk with North Korea to ease animosities along their tense border and resume reunions of families separated by their war in the 1950s. Seoul's proposal for two sets of talks indicates new President Moon Jae-in is pushing to improve ties with...
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July 16, 2017 - 12:42 pm
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Firefighters in Croatia and Montenegro have been struggling to contain wild fires that have erupted along the Adriatic coast in the two countries at the height of the tourism season. In Croatia, the blazes have spread over several locations along the coast and on the islands...
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