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In this Tuesday, July 18, 2017 photo, Indonesian House Speaker Setya Novanto waves at reporters after a press conference in Jakarta, Indonesia.  The top Indonesian politician embroiled in a scandal involving an epic theft of public money has been hospitalized after a car crash that is being widely mocked online as another tactic to avoid arrest.  (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana)
Indonesia graft suspect detained after doctors clear healthIndonesia's anti-graft commission has arrested a top politician who for weeks evaded questioning over his alleged role in the theft of $170 million of public money
The Associated Press14 minutes ago
Indonesian authorities arrest politician who long evaded questions over alleged role in theft of $170M in public moneyIndonesian authorities arrest politician who long evaded questions over alleged role in theft of $170M in public money
The Associated Press16 minutes ago
The IndiaN Presidential Palace is partially seen behind in the morning haze as participants run during the Delhi Half Marathon in New Delhi, India, Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017. Ethiopia's Birhanu Legese and Almaz Ayana won the men's and women's elite categories, respectively. (AP Photo/Oinam Anand)
New Delhi's polluted air doesn't deter distance runnersPeople breathing New Delhi's acrid air lately have suffered burning eyes and rasping throats, so the notion of thousands of distance-runners gulping down lungful after lungful may have seemed strange
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Mormon missionary serving in Samoa fatally struck by vehicleAuthorities say a Mormon missionary serving in Samoa is dead after being struck by a vehicle
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Pakistan arrests 'human smuggler' linked to deaths in TurbatA Pakistani investigator says federal agents have arrested human smuggler linked to recent deaths of 20 people in insurgency hit part of the country near Iran border
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Car plunges into gorge killing 5 in PakistanPakistani police say a car carrying a family has fallen off a mountainous road into a deep gorge killing five and wounding one in the country's northwest
The Associated Press11 hours ago
India passenger train hits and kills 2 Asian elephantsTwo endangered Asian elephants have been hit and killed by a passenger train near the city of Gauhati in northeastern India
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Top China diplomat talks refugee crisis with Myanmar leadersChina's foreign minister says the international community must help fight poverty and promote development in Myanmar's Rakhine state, which has seen hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims flee amid a military crackdown
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Driver in Japan dies in crash with truck driven by US MarinePolice on the southern Japanese island of Okinawa are investigating a fatal traffic accident that occurred when a truck driven by a U.S. Marine collided with a small truck at an intersection, killing the Japanese driver of the other vehicle
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Taliban attack checkpoints in Afghanistan, killing 6 policeAn Afghan official says the Taliban attacked three checkpoints in the western Farah province, killing six police
The Associated Press15 hours ago
House fire in southern Beijing suburb kills 19, injures 8A fire at a 2-story building advertising low-cost rental apartments in a southern Beijing suburb has killed 19 people and injured eight others.
The Associated Press23 hours ago
FILE - in this Nov. 13, 2017, file photo, a South Korean army soldier, second from left, is seen as medical members treat an unidentified injured person, believed to be a North Korean soldier, at a hospital in Suwon, South Korea. Hospital officials say on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, the condition of a North Korean soldier severely wounded by gunfire while escaping to South Korea is gradually improving after two surgeries but it's too early to tell whether he makes a recovery. (Hong Ki-won/Yonhap via AP, File)
Surgeons remove worms, parasites from N. Korean soldierSurgeons treating a North Korean soldier who was severely wounded by gunfire while escaping to South Korea remove dozens of parasites from his body
The Associated Press1 day ago
Japanese tug boat scrapes US Navy ship during exerciseThe U.S. Navy says a Japanese tug boat lost propulsion and drifted into an American guided-missile destroyer during a towing exercise
The Associated Press1 day ago
Honda recalls 900,000 Odyssey minivans; 2nd row seat may tipHonda is recalling about 800,000 of its Odyssey minivans in the United States because the second-row seats may tip forward if not properly latched
The Associated Press1 day ago
5 militants, Indian soldier killed in Kashmir fightingOfficials say five suspected militants and an Indian air force commando have been killed in a fierce gunbattle in disputed Kashmir
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