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From DMZ to ship at sea, Trump-Kim summit site rumors swirlFrom DMZ to a ship at sea, rumors swirl about where President Donald Trump, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un might meet for their unprecedented summit
The Associated Press40 minutes ago
US official, Taiwanese president to speak at Taipei eventA senior U.S. official will be speaking at an event with Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen in Taipei just days after President Donald Trump signed a new law that promotes exchanges between American and the island's officials
The Associated Press44 minutes ago
North Korean media say diplomacy is strength, not weaknessNorth Korea's state media say the country's recent diplomatic moves are evidence of its confidence and national strength, not a sign of weakness, in a commentary that alludes to upcoming summits
The Associated Press45 minutes ago
Philippine bus careens into ravine, killing 19, injuring 17Police say at least 19 people were killed when a passenger bus careened off a road and fell into a ravine south of the Philippine capital
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Maldives former dictator, judges charged with terrorismMaldives authorities have charged the country's former dictator and two top judges with terrorism amid state of emergency
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Prosecutor says attack on Afghan man was driven by biasA prosecutor says a man accused of ramming his vehicle into an Afghan man near the Oregon coast was driven by bias
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Obama in New Zealand for meetings, golf, but no public talksFormer President Barack Obama in visiting New Zealand, where he will speak with community leaders, meet the prime minister and play some golf, but his lack of public engagement is frustrating to some
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Judge orders Kansas dad fighting deportation to be freedA federal judge is freeing a Kansas father fighting efforts by the US to deport him to Bangladesh pending the outcome of his case
The Associated Press5 hours ago
This March 20, 2018 photo provided by the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office in Minneapolis, Minn., shows Minneapolis Police Officer Mohamed Noor, after he turned himself in to the Hennepin County Jail. Noor was charged Tuesday with third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter in the shooting death of an unarmed Australian woman, Justine Ruszczyk Damond, last July, minutes after she called 911 to report a possible sexual assault behind her home in Minneapolis. (Hennepin County Sheriff's Office via AP)
Minneapolis officer charged in shooting of Australian womanA Minneapolis police officer who shot and killed an unarmed Australian woman in July has been booked on murder and manslaughter charges
The Associated Press6 hours ago
FILE - In this Aug. 11, 2017, file photo, Johanna Morrow plays the didgeridoo during a memorial service for Justine Ruszczyk Damond at Lake Harriet in Minneapolis. Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor, who shot and killed Damond, an Australian woman in July, has turned himself in after a warrant was issued for his arrest. A news conference was scheduled later Tuesday, March 20, 2018, to announce charges in the case. Damond was shot July 15, 2017, minutes after she called 911 to report a possible sexual assault in the alley behind her home. (Aaron Lavinsky /Star Tribune via AP, File)
The Latest: Attorney: Officer should not have been chargedAn attorney for a Minneapolis police officer says the officer shouldn't have been charged with a crime in the fatal shooting of an unarmed Australian woman
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Full statement from Justine Ruszczyk Damond's familyFull statement from Justine Ruszczyk Damond's family
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Pakistan bans TV host for 3 months over false reportPakistan's supreme court has banned a TV host from appearing on-air for three months over his false report that the rape and murder of a young girl was linked to an international network for child pornography
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Najiha Abdul-Amir al-Shimari, center, the head of Iraq's Martyrs Establishment speaks during a press conference, in Baghdad, Iraq, Tuesday, March 20, 2018. Al-Shimari said Tuesday, that the bodies of 38 of the 39 Indians abducted by the Islamic State group in 2014 were found in a mass grave outside Mosul. (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed)
Iraq recovers bodies of 39 Indians abducted by IS in 2014Iraq finds bodies of 39 Indian construction workers abducted when IS overran north in 2014
The Associated Press13 hours ago
A man walks past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Tuesday, March 20, 2018. Asian shares slumped Tuesday, as pessimism followed an overnight drop in New York amid a rout in technology companies. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
Global shares mixed as investors watch Facebook, FedGlobal shares mixed as investors watch Facebook shares and ahead of Federal Reserve meeting
The Associated Press16 hours ago
Thai court sentences Laotian drug kingpin to life in prisonA Thai court has given a life sentence to a Laotian drug kingpin who was notorious for a high-flying lifestyle and alleged social connections to celebrities and other VIPs
The Associated Press16 hours ago
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