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At least 201 killed in July-August China floodingChinese authorities say at least 201 people have been killed and 63 are missing following flooding across the nation in July and August
The Associated Press21 minutes ago
Chinese foreign minister meets Japanese, Korean counterpartsThe foreign ministers of China, Japan and South Korea are meeting in Beijing as they seek to encourage progress on North Korean denuclearization
The Associated Press24 minutes ago
Cardinal George Pell arrives at the Supreme Court in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)
The Latest: Australian Catholic bishops accept Pell verdictThe Australian Catholic Bishops' Conference says all Australians must be equal under the law as it accepted the court's decision to reject Cardinal George Pell's appeal against convictions for child sex abuse
The Associated Press25 minutes ago
Cardinal George Pell leaves the Supreme Court in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019. Australian appeals court by a 2-1 ruling Wednesday upheld convictions against Pell, the most senior Catholic to be found guilty of sexually abusing children. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)
Australian court upholds sex abuse verdict of Cardinal PellAn Australian court has upheld convictions against Cardinal George Pell, the most senior Catholic to be found guilty of sexually abusing children
The Associated Press49 minutes ago
FILE - In this Aug. 19, 2019, file photo specialist Stephen Naughton, left, and trader Michael Milano work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Stocks are opening slightly lower on Wall Street on Tuesday, Aug. 20, as major U.S. indexes give back a bit of the ground they won over the previous three days. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
Asian stocks follow Wall Street lower before US Fed releaseAsian stocks follow Wall Street lower as investors await speech by the U.S. Fed chairman for outlook on rate cuts
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US says it's ready to resume nuclear talks with North KoreaThe top U.S. envoy on North Korea says Washington is ready to restart nuclear negotiations with North Korea
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A Kashmiri woman sits on a footpath outside a police station waiting to hear the news about her relative who was detained during night raids in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019. Authorities say thousands of people, mostly young male protesters, have been arrested and detained in Indian-administered Kashmir amid an ongoing communications blackout and security lockdown. (AP Photo/ Dar Yasin)
At least 2,300 detained in locked-down Indian-ruled KashmirAt least 2,300 people have been detained during India's unprecedented lockdown in the portion of Kashmir it controls; nearly 100 were arrested under a law that allows detention for up to 2 years without trial
The Associated Press1 hour ago
US Marines chief acknowledges worries on Japan-Korean tiesNew U.S. Marines commandant says he is concerned about deteriorating relations between Japan and South Korea
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Prime minister says Cardinal George Pell will be stripped of his Order of Australia honor after he lost court appealPrime minister says Cardinal George Pell will be stripped of his Order of Australia honor after he lost court appeal
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Timeline of Cardinal George Pell's career and accusationsTimeline of Cardinal George Pell's career and accusations
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Appeals court upholds convictions against Cardinal George Pell, the most senior Catholic found guilty of child sex abuseAppeals court upholds convictions against Cardinal George Pell, the most senior Catholic found guilty of child sex abuse
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Men mourn for victims of the Dubai City wedding hall bombing during a memorial service at a mosque in Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019. Hundreds of people have gathered in mosques in Afghanistan's capital for memorials for scores of people killed in a horrific suicide bombing at a Kabul wedding over the weekend. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)
US envoy to resume talks with Taliban on ending Afghan warThe United States envoy negotiating with the Taliban for an end to nearly 18 years of fighting in Afghanistan was departing Tuesday for Qatar to resume talks
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Huawei's founder Ren Zhengfei, looks on during an interview at the Huawei campus in Shenzhen in Southern China's Guangdong province on Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019. Ren said he expects no relief from U.S. export curbs due to the political climate in Washington but expresses confidence the company will thrive with its own technology. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
Huawei expects no relief from US sanctions but is confidentHuawei founder expects no relief from US sanctions but is confident Chinese tech giant can thrive with its own technology
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Hong Kong's evolving protests: Voices from the front linesProtesters on the front lines in Hong Kong explain how largely peaceful marches against proposed changes to the city's extradition law morphed into a summer of tear gas and rubber bullets
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Cambodian PM sues opposition leader in French courtA French lawyer for Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen says the Southeast Asian leader has filed a defamation lawsuit against his longtime political enemy, Sam Rainsy
The Associated Press13 hours ago
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