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Families of Japan war dead to pray for fallen US soldiersDozens of descendants of Japanese soldiers killed in World War II have arrived to Hawaii to pay respects to American war dead
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Pakistani army: Indian gunfire kills 4 civilians in KashmirPakistan's military says Indian troops opened fire from across the frontier in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir, killing at least four civilians
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Alishaan, a Rohingya Muslim man, walks towards a hospital carrying his sick mother Aishya Khatoon at Taiy Khali refugee camp, Bangladesh, Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017. More than 400,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled to Bangladesh since Aug. 25, when deadly attacks by a Rohingya insurgent group on police posts prompted Myanmar's military to launch "clearance operations" in Rakhine state. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)
Bangladesh truck carrying Rohingya Muslim aid crashes; 9 dieNine aid workers die in crash of truck filled with aid for Rohingya Muslim refugees in Bangladesh, hours after another shipment in the refugees' violence-wracked home state in Myanmar is attacked by a Buddhist mob
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Filipino protesters slam martial law, killings under DuterteThousands of protesters mark the anniversary of the 1972 declaration of martial law by Ferdinand Marcos with an outcry against President Rodrigo Duterte and his bloody anti-drug crackdown
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Former Australian prime minister says he was head-buttedA former Australian prime minister who decided two years ago that the people should vote on whether same-sex marriage should be legalized says he has been head-butted by a gay rights advocate while walking on a city street
The Associated Press9 hours ago
AP Explains: Why Japan doesn't sign nuclear arms ban treatyAP Explains: Japan, despite having suffered atomic bomb attacks, refuses to join nuclear powers and NATO in signing a nuclear ban treaty
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Malaysia police say beer festival axed due to security fearsMalaysian police say an annual beer festival has been axed due to information that militants were planning to sabotage the event
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Grenade attack kills 3, wounds 30 in Indian-held KashmirPolice say 3 civilians have been killed and 30 others wounded after suspected rebels attacked a motorcade of a local government minister in Indian-controlled Kashmir
The Associated Press11 hours ago
A man walks past an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a local bank in Hong Kong, Thursday, April 21, 2017. Asian shares were mostly lower and the dollar strengthened Thursday after the Fed said it would start trimming its bond holdings and planned one more interest rate increase this year. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
World shares mixed as markets mull latest Fed statementWorld stocks shares mixed as investors digest latest statements from Fed and Bank of Japan
The Associated Press11 hours ago
This  Sept. 16, 2017 satellite photo provided and labeled by DigitalGlobe, shows the thousands of temporary shelters that have been erected in the Kutupalong area of Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. Before-and-after satellite images released to The Associated Press show refugee camps in Bangladesh growing dramatically since Rohingya Muslims began fleeing violence last month in their nearby homeland of Myanmar. (DigitalGlobe via AP)
Satellite images show sprawling Rohingya refugee campsNew satellite images show refugee camps in Bangladesh growing dramatically since Rohingya Muslims began fleeing violence last month in their nearby homeland of Myanmar
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Standard & Poor's cuts China credit rating, citing debtThe Standard & Poor's rating agency has cut China's credit rating, citing the country's rising debt load
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Afghan official: Taliban attack kills 5 policemen in southAfghan official says Taliban attack has killed 5 police in southern Zabul province
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Standard & Poor's rating agency cuts China's credit rating, citing rising debtStandard & Poor's rating agency cuts China's credit rating, citing rising debt
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Broadcast journalist killed in northeastern IndiaA journalist from a local TV network was abducted and killed while covering a protest rally in India's remote northeastern state of Tripura
The Associated Press14 hours ago
FILE - In this Sept. 19, 2017, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump addresses the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly, at U.N. headquarters. North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho on Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017 in New York described as "the sound of a dog barking" Trump's threat to destroy his country. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
NKorea minister calls Trump's threat 'sound of dog barking'North Korean foreign minister calls Trump's threat 'the sound of a dog barking'
The Associated Press15 hours ago
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