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Foxconn says no changes planned for Wisconsin projectTaiwan-based Foxconn Technology Group says it remains committed to its $10 billion Wisconsin manufacturing facility, rejecting a report out of Asia that it's considering reducing initial costs by making display screens for smaller electronics
The Associated Press48 minutes ago
People carry the coffin of Sabika Sheikh, Pakistani exchange student killed in a mass shooting at a high school in Texas, after offering funeral prayer in Karachi, Pakistan, Wednesday, May 23, 2018. Her body has arrived in the port city of Karachi, where her family lived and where she is being buried. (AP Photo/Fareed Khan)
Pakistani teen slain at Texas school is buried in hometownThousands in Karachi attend funeral for 17-year-old Pakistani exchange student killed in Texas high school shooting
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Philippines orders Australian nun to leave, rejects appealThe Philippine immigration bureau has turned down an Australian nun's appeal for the reversal of an order revoking her missionary visa after the president complained about her joining opposition rallies and ordered her to leave the country
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In this Oct. 26, 2009 file photo, security workers guard at construction site of the U.S. Consulate compound in Guangzhou in southern China's Guangdong province. The State Department said an email notice Wednesday, May 23, 2018, that a U.S. government employee in southern China reported abnormal sensations of sound and pressure, recalling similar experiences among American diplomats in Cuba who later fell ill. (Chinatopix via AP, File)
US employee in China reported strange sounds, pressureThe State Department says a U.S. government employee in southern China reported abnormal sensations of sound and pressure
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Tensions soar between India, Pakistan along Kashmir frontierTensions have soared along the volatile frontier between India and Pakistan in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir, as rival soldiers shell dozens of villages and border posts for a sixth straight day
The Associated Press5 hours ago
China pledges to work seriously with US ahead of Ross' visitChina's government has pledged to work conscientiously with Washington on resolving a sprawling trade dispute ahead of a visit by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to Beijing
The Associated Press5 hours ago
South Korean journalists arrive at the Kalma Airport in Wonsan, North Korea, Wednesday, May 23, 2018. Eight journalists from South Korea departed for rival North Korea on Wednesday after the North allowed them to join the small group of foreign media in the country to witness the dismantling of its nuclear test site this week, Seoul officials said. (Yonhap via AP)
Foreign media depart on train for North Korean nuclear siteForeign journalists have departed by train to watch the dismantling of North Korea's nuclear test site after eight reporters from South Korea received last-minute permission to join them
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Stunning fall of Malaysia's Najib ushers in hopes of reformNajib's stunning fall in recent election ushers in hopes of reform for Malaysia
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Australian lawmaker accuses billionaire in UN bribe scandalAn Australian government lawmaker has accused a China-born Australian billionaire who generously donates to Australian political parties of conspiring to bribe a top United Nations official
The Associated Press6 hours ago
A man walks past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Wednesday, May 23, 2018. Asian indexes mostly slipped Wednesday amid continuing worries about North Korea after the perk from the easing of U.S.-China trade tensions faded. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
Global stocks fall amid weak data, worries over KoreasStock markets are mostly after weak European economic data and as U.S. President Donald Trump raised doubts that a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will take place as planned
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Protesters march towards the Presidential Palace to mark the anniversary of the siege by Islamic State group-aligned militants of Marawi city in southern Philippines, a year ago, Wednesday, May 23, 2018. The May 23 siege that troops crushed in October killed more than 1,100 mostly militants, left the mosque-studded city's heartland in rubbles, gave President Rodrigo Duterte's his most serious crisis and reinforced Asian fears that the Islamic State group has gained a foothold in the region. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
Philippines struggles with evacuees, bombed city after siegeThe southern Philippine city of Marawi is marking the anniversary of a five-month siege by Islamic State group-aligned fighters with hundreds of displaced still in emergency shelters and the lingering threat of militants and unexploded bombs
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Summits give aged North Korean spies hope of returning homeAfter decades trapped in lives they didn't want in South Korea, 19 elderly former North Korean spies are hoping a thaw in tensions will allow for their return home
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Malaysia says search for MH370 to end next weekMalaysia's transport minister says the search by a private U.S. company for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 will end next Tuesday
The Associated Press8 hours ago
In this image made from video, Archbishop Philip Wilson, center, heads to Newcastle Local Court, north of Sydney, Australia Tuesday, May 22, 2018. The Australian archbishop who was the most senior Roman Catholic cleric in the world charged with covering up child sex abuse was convicted Tuesday. (Australian Broadcasting Corporation via AP)
Australian archbishop steps down after cover-up convictionAn Australian archbishop says he will stand aside but does not intend to resign after becoming the most senior Roman Catholic cleric in the world to be convicted of covering up child sex abuse
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Attacks on Afghan security forces kill 5An Afghan official says at least two police officers have been killed and four others are missing after their check point came under an attack by insurgents in Western Badghis province
The Associated Press10 hours ago
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