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Runaway school bus plows onto Hong Kong sidewalk, killing 2Police in Hong Kong say a school bus has plowed onto a sidewalk, killing two people and injuring a dozen others
The Associated Press13 minutes ago
S. Korea charges 4 with illegally importing N. Korean coalSouth Korean prosecutors have charged four people with illegally importing North Korean coal via Russia in violation of U.N. sanctions
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Thousands flock to funeral of 2 teenage Kashmir rebelsThousands of people in Indian-controlled Kashmir have joined a funeral procession for two teenage rebels who were killed over the weekend in a long gunbattle with Indian troops in the disputed region
The Associated Press31 minutes ago
New Zealand leader apologies for death of British touristNew Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern makes an emotional apology to the family of a 22-year-old British tourist who police say was murdered
The Associated Press6 hours ago
A woman walks past an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a local bank in Hong Kong, Monday, Dec. 10, 2018. Asian markets were broadly lower Monday after China protested the arrest of a senior executive of Chinese electronics giant Huawei, who is suspected of trying to evade U.S. trade curbs on Iran. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
Asian shares fall as Huawei arrest imperils China-US truceAsian shares fall as Huawei arrest imperils China-US tariffs truce
The Associated Press6 hours ago
China charges 10 over riot at a military veterans' protestChina state media say 10 people have been charged with various offenses over rioting at a gathering of military veterans protesting for better benefits
The Associated Press6 hours ago
In this July 11, 2018, photo, a worker sprays water next to heavy machineries at a construction site in Tokyo. Japan’s economy shrank at an annualized rate of 2.5 percent in July-September, a worse contraction than preliminary data indicated last month, the government said Monday, Dec. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama)
Japan's economy contracts 2.5 pct in 3Q on weaker spendingJapan economy contracts 2.5 pct in July-Sept on weaker spending
The Associated Press6 hours ago
In this courtroom sketch, Meng Wanzhou, right, the chief financial officer of Huawei Technologies, sits beside a translator during a bail hearing at British Columbia Supreme Court in Vancouver, on Friday, Dec.  7, 2018.  Meng faces extradition to the U.S. on charges of trying to evade U.S. sanctions on Iran. She appeared in a Vancouver court Friday to seek bail.  (Jane Wolsak/The Canadian Press via AP)
China summons US envoy to protest detention of Huawei execChina has summoned the U.S. ambassador to protest the detention of a senior executive of electronics giant Huawei in Canada at Washington's behest
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Lawyer: Mom accused in son's decapitation 'mentally ill'The attorney for a Houston woman accused of drowning and decapitating her 5-year-old son says she is a "very mentally ill individual."
The Associated Press17 hours ago
Blast wounds 6 at religious gathering in Karachi in PakistanPakistani police: Overnight blast targets religious gathering of ethnic party, wounding 6 people in city of Karachi
The Associated Press19 hours ago
Indian troops kill 3 rebels in 18-hour-long Kashmir fightingOfficials say Indian troops have killed three rebels on the outskirts of disputed Kashmir's main city, ending a nearly 18-hour-long gunbattle
The Associated Press19 hours ago
China summons U.S. ambassador to protest detention of Huawei executive in Canada at Washington's behestChina summons U.S. ambassador to protest detention of Huawei executive in Canada at Washington's behest
The Associated Press20 hours ago
Taliban kill 8 Afghan soldiers in attack on checkpointAn Afghan official says the Taliban have attacked an army checkpoint in the western Farah province, killing at least eight Afghan soldiers
The Associated Press1 day ago
Afghanistan suspends soccer officials amid abuse allegationsAfghan authorities have suspended the head of the soccer federation and five other senior officials amid allegations of sexual and physical abuse of female athletes
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - This Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, CCTV file image released by New Zealand Police shows 22-year-old English tourist Grace Millane in central Auckland, New Zealand. New Zealand police said Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018  that they believe the 22-year-old British tourist who has been missing for a week was murdered, and they will lay charges against a man they detained earlier in the day for questioning.  The image was captured on Saturday night, about 7:15 p.m. and is the last known sighting of Millane, whose 22nd birthday was the next day. (NZ Police via AP, File)
New Zealand police find body they believe is British touristNew Zealand police say a body has been found in the case of a 22-year-old British tourist they believe was killed.
The Associated Press1 day ago
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