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A protester holds a defaced image of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during a rally denouncing the Japanese government's decision on their exports to South Korea in front of the Japanese Embassy in Seoul, Wednesday, July 17, 2019. In his strongest comments yet on a growing trade dispute, South Korean President Moon Jae-in urged Japan on Monday to lift recently tightened controls on high-tech exports to South Korea, which he said threaten to shatter the countries' economic cooperation and could damage Japan more than South Korea. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
Seoul: US understands seriousness of Seoul-Tokyo trade fightSouth Korea says the United States fully understands the seriousness of Seoul's growing trade dispute with Tokyo
The Associated Press21 minutes ago
Australian finds message in a bottle written 50 years agoA fisherman says he is looking for the author of a message in a bottle found off the southern Australian coast 50 years after it was written
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Man in northwest China executed after revenge killingA man in northwest China has been executed for killing three neighbors in apparent revenge for his mother's death more than two decades ago
The Associated Press56 minutes ago
Rescuers work at the site of a building that collapsed in Mumbai, India, Tuesday, July 16, 2019. A four-story residential building collapsed Tuesday in a crowded neighborhood in Mumbai, India's financial and entertainment capital, and several people were feared trapped in the rubble, an official said. (AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade)
Rescuers look for survivors after building collapse in IndiaRescuers are clearing debris and using sniffer dogs to find survivors after a dilapidated residential building collapsed in India's financial capital of Mumbai, killing at least 12 people
The Associated Press3 hours ago
A woman walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Wednesday, July 17, 2019. Asian stocks were mixed Wednesday as Wall Street ended a five-day winning streak after the first big round of corporate earnings reports. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
Asian stocks mixed as Wall Street ends 5-day winning streakAsian stocks are mixed as Wall Street ends a five-day winning streak after the first big round of corporate earnings reports
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Thailand's Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha attends a group photo with his cabinet members at the government house in Bangkok Tuesday, July 16, 2019. Prayuth on Tuesday led his 36 cabinet members to take their oaths in front of Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
With new Cabinet, Thailand replaces junta with army alliesThailand's new Cabinet has been sworn in, creating a nominally elected government after five years of military rule but keeping power in the hands of the same army allies
The Associated Press5 hours ago
In this Sunday, July 14, 2019, photo, protesters throw umbrellas toward policemen during a crash inside a shopping mall in Sha Tin District in Hong Kong. What began as a protest against an extradition bill has ballooned into a fundamental challenge to the way Hong Kong is governed _ and the role of the Chinese government in the city’s affairs. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
Hong Kong protests expand to oppose China, with no end nearWhat began as a protest against an extradition bill has ballooned into a fundamental challenge to the way Hong Kong is governed and the role of the Chinese government in the city's affairs
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Testimony ends in penalty phase of slain Chinese woman caseTestimony has wrapped up in the penalty phase of the trial of a former University of Illinois doctoral student convicted of killing a scholar from China
The Associated Press12 hours ago
FILE - In this April 29, 2019, file photo, Paul Njoroge, who lost his wife and three young children in the March 10 crash of an Ethiopian Airlines' Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft, speaks at a news conference in Chicago. Njoroge believes Boeing should scrap the 737 Max, and he wants the company’s top executives to resign and face criminal charges for not grounding the plane after a deadly accident last October. On Wednesday, July 17, Njoroge will be the first relative of any of the 346 passengers who died in those crashes to testify before Congress. (AP Photo/Teresa Crawford, File)
6 minutes: Man haunted by family's final moments on 737 MaxA man whose wife and children were killed on a Boeing 737 Max will appear at the next congressional hearing into the company and its plane
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Rescuers carry the body of a victim at the site of a building that collapsed in Mumbai, India, Tuesday, July 16, 2019. A four-story residential building collapsed Tuesday in a crowded neighborhood in Mumbai, India's financial and entertainment capital, and several people were feared trapped in the rubble, an official said. (AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade)
Building collapses in India; 10 dead, several feared trappedA four-story residential building has collapsed in Mumbai, India's financial and entertainment capital, killing at least 10 people
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Pakistani journalists hold protests to denounce censorshipPakistani journalists hold countrywide protests against censorship, closures of TV stations
The Associated Press14 hours ago
A woman walks past the company sign of the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries in Tokyo Tuesday, July 16, 2019. Colonial-era Korean laborers are seeking a court approval for the sales of local assets of their former Japanese company as it is refusing to compensate them. Lawyers for Koreans who worked for the Japanese company say they’ll soon request a South Korean court to authorize the sales of some of Mitsubishi’s seized assets in South Korea. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
Former Mitsubishi workers seek assets sale for forced laborColonial-era Korean laborers seek approval for the sale of assets of former Japanese employer
The Associated Press14 hours ago
An aerial view of flooded Majuli, an island in River Brahmaputra, Assam, India, Tuesday, July 16, 2019. Monsoon flooding and landslides continued to cause havoc in South Asia on Tuesday, with authorities in northeastern India battling to provide relief to over 4 million people in Assam state, officials said. (AP Photo)
78 dead in Nepal as flooding wreaks havoc in South AsiaMonsoon flooding and landslides are continuing to cause havoc in South Asia, with the death toll rising to 78 in Nepal and authorities in neighboring northeastern India battling to provide relief to over 4 million people in the state of Assam
The Associated Press15 hours ago
FILE - In this June 30, 2019, file photo, President Donald Trump, left, meets with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the North Korean side of the border at the village of Panmunjom in Demilitarized Zone. North Korea says it is rethinking whether to abide by its moratorium on nuclear and missile tests and other steps aimed at improving ties with the U.S. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
North Korea suggests it might lift weapons test moratoriumNorth Korea has suggested it might call off its 20-month suspension of nuclear and missile tests because of summertime U.S.-South Korean military drills that the North calls preparation for an eventual invasion
The Associated Press15 hours ago
Activists: Duterte in crosshairs with new law on harassmentPhilippine activists have welcomed a new law against a range of acts of sexual harassment that the president signed but they say puts him in its crosshairs given his open history of crude sexual remarks and actions
The Associated Press16 hours ago
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