Day: August 5, 2017

The Latest: Disagreements in ASEAN delay joint statement

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Latest on annual meetings of Southeast Asian foreign ministers and their counterparts from the U.S., China, Russia, Japan, the two Koreas and other nations (all times local):…

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N. Korean missiles add urgency to Hiroshima A-bomb appeals

HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) — Hiroshima's appeal of "never again" on the anniversary Sunday of the world's first atomic bomb attack has gained urgency as North Korea moves ever closer to acquiring nuclear weapons, …

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Search called off for 3 US Marines who crashed off Australia

SYDNEY (AP) — U.S. military officials called off a search and rescue operation on Sunday for three U.S. Marines who were missing after their Osprey aircraft crashed into the sea off the east coast of Australia while trying to land….

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3 US Marines missing after aircraft crashes off Australia

SYDNEY (AP) — Search and rescue operations were underway for three U.S. Marines who were missing after their Osprey aircraft crashed into the sea off the east coast of Australia on Saturday while trying to land….

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N. Korean missiles add urgency to Hiroshima A-bomb appeals

HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) — Hiroshima's appeal of "never again" on the 72nd anniversary Sunday of the world's first atomic bomb attack has gained urgency as North Korea accelerates work on its nuclear weapons pro…

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France works to protect its first panda cub after twin died

PARIS (AP) — Chinese giant panda experts and French zookeepers are working to ensure a panda cub's survival after its twin died during the first-ever birth of the rare animal in France….

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Activists protest Rio water, filthy despite Olympic promises

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Environmental activists sailed across Rio de Janeiro's Guanabara Bay on Saturday to protest pollution in the city's waterways and broken promises to clean them up around the 2016 Olympics….

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The Latest: US calls off search for 3 Marines off Australia

SYDNEY (AP) — The Latest on the crash of a U.S. Marine Osprey aircraft off Australia's coast (all times local):…

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The Latest: US calls off search for 3 Marines off Australia

SYDNEY (AP) — The Latest on the crash of a U.S. Marine Osprey aircraft off Australia's coast (all times local):…

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3,500 Brazilian soldiers enter Rio slums amid violence spike

SAO PAULO (AP) — More than 3,500 Brazilian soldiers are occupying a series of slum communities in northern Rio de Janeiro as part of efforts to combat a spike in violence….

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3,500 Brazilian soldiers enter Rio slums amid violence spike

SAO PAULO (AP) — More than 3,500 Brazilian soldiers are occupying a series of slum communities in northern Rio de Janeiro as part of efforts to combat a spike in violence….

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Activists protest Rio water, filthy despite Olympic promises

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Environmental activists sailed across Rio de Janeiro's Guanabara Bay on Saturday to protest pollution in the city's waterways and broken promises to clean them up around the 2016 Olympics….

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Abbas says will keep up financial pressure on Hamas in Gaza

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has pledged to keep cutting support payments for Hamas-ruled Gaza despite what he says is U.S. criticism of such tactics….

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Kenya opposition to file petition against presidential vote

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Dozens of supporters of Kenya's opposition coalition have gathered around the Supreme Court building where lawyers are expected to file a petition contesting President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election….

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Israeli leader resists calls to criticize Trump

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's prime minister faced growing calls on Thursday to denounce President Donald Trump's response to the racially charged violence and anti-Semitic displays in Charlottesville, Virginia, even at the risk o…

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Like father, like son: Kenya goes to polls in family affair

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Their fathers were allies in the struggle for Kenya's independence from British colonial rule, and then became adversaries. Now President Uhuru Kenyatta and opposition leader Raila Odinga are extending the family …

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The Latest: US ‘disturbed by irregularities’ in Rwanda vote

KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — The Latest on Rwanda's presidential election (all times local):…

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The Latest: US ‘disturbed by irregularities’ in Rwanda vote

KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — The Latest on Rwanda's presidential election (all times local):…

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Like father, like son: Kenya goes to polls in family affair

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Their fathers were allies in the struggle for Kenya's independence from British colonial rule, and then became adversaries. Now President Uhuru Kenyatta and opposition leader Raila Odinga are extending the family …

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3 US Marines missing after aircraft crashes off Australia

SYDNEY (AP) — Search and rescue operations were underway for three U.S. Marines who were missing after their Osprey aircraft crashed into the sea off the east coast of Australia on Saturday while trying to land….

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Search called off for 3 US Marines who crashed off Australia

SYDNEY (AP) — U.S. military officials called off a search and rescue operation on Sunday for three U.S. Marines who were missing after their Osprey aircraft crashed into the sea off the east coast of Australia while trying to land….

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The Latest: Kenya police deny 24 death toll, say it is 6

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The Latest on Kenya following its elections (all times local):…

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Putin goes fishing in Russia’s Siberia mountains

MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin has gone spearfishing in southern Siberia's mountains, the latest stunt for the action man and adventure-loving Russian leader….

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The Latest: Kenya president says violent protests illegal

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The Latest on Kenya following its elections (all times local):…

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Open conflict triggers concern Poland might leave EU next

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Since British voters endorsed leaving the European Union, politicians and pundits have ruminated on which of the bloc's remaining 27 nations could be next. "Grexit" and "Frexit,&quot…

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Open conflict triggers concern Poland might leave EU next

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Since British voters endorsed leaving the European Union, politicians and pundits have ruminated on which of the bloc's remaining 27 nations could be next. "Grexit" and "Frexit,&quot…

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Kenya opposition to file petition against presidential vote

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Dozens of supporters of Kenya's opposition coalition have gathered around the Supreme Court building where lawyers are expected to file a petition contesting President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election….

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Southeast Asia issues strong rebuke, warning to North Korea

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Southeast Asia's top diplomats have slammed North Korea with a sharp rebuke over its intercontinental ballistic missile tests and reminded Pyongyang of its duty to avoid conflicts as a member of Asia&apos…

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