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Prosecutors in Minneapolis to review Liu sexual assault caseMinneapolis police have finished their investigation into a sexual assault allegation against Chinese billionaire Richard Liu and have turned the case over to prosecutors
The Associated Press7 minutes ago
Rescuers carry a body of a victim after being dug out of the rubble following a landslide that buried dozens of homes in Naga city, Cebu province central Philippines on Thursday Sept. 20, 2018. A landslide set off by heavy rains buried homes under part of a mountainside in the central Philippines on Thursday, and several people are feared buried, including two who sent text messages seeking help. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
New landslide kills 21, buries houses in PhilippinesA massive landslide buried dozens of homes near a central Philippine mountain, killing at least 21 people and sending rescuers scrambling to find survivors after some sent cellphone text messages pleading for help
The Associated Press12 minutes ago
Places Moon visited are glimpses into North Korea itselfThe places South Korea's president visited during his summit with Kim Jong Un are glimpses into North Korea and how it sees itself
The Associated Press20 minutes ago
Pakistan PM tells Indian counterpart he's ready to talkOfficial says Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has written to his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi, seeking to resolve outstanding disputes between the two nuclear-armed nations, including the issue of the divided region of Kashmir
The Associated Press29 minutes ago
Girl critical after 2nd shark attack on same Australian isleA young girl has been attacked by a shark at the same Great Barrier Reef area in Australia as a woman who was mauled a day earlier
The Associated Press44 minutes ago
South Korean President Moon Jae-in speaks after returning from North Korea at a press center for the inter-Korean summit in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
Moon to carry private message from Kim Jong Un to TrumpA beaming South Korean President Moon Jae-in has returned home from a whirlwind three-day summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and told reporters that Kim wants a quick follow-up summit with U.S. President Donald Trump
The Associated Press1 hour ago
An investor walks in front of trading boards at a private stock market gallery in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018. Asian markets were mostly higher on Thursday with narrow trading after news of a fresh round of tariffs by the U.S. on $200 billion in Chinese goods received a muted reaction on Wall Street. (AP Photo/Yam G-Jun)
Stocks up despite trade dispute, oil drops on Trump threatEuropean markets are up following a mixed day in Asia, buoyed by hopes the U.S. and China will proceed with talks to tackle their escalating trade dispute.
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, center, shouts traditional "Banzai (long life)" cheers with other Liberal Democratic Party lawmakers shortly after winning of the ruling party presidential elections at its headquarters in Tokyo, Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018. Abe has been re-elected as head of his ruling Liberal Democratic Party in a landslide, paving the way for up to three more years as the nation's leader.  (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
Japan's Abe re-elected as party head, to stay on as PMJapanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has been re-elected as head of his ruling Liberal Democratic Party in a landslide, paving the way for up to three more years as the nation's leader
The Associated Press2 hours ago
1 dead, 4 wounded in roadside ambush in southern ThailandPolice say suspected insurgents killed one person and wounded four in a roadside ambush in southern Thailand, a region where a Muslim separatist rebellion has been active for more than a decade
The Associated Press2 hours ago
South Korean President Moon Jae-in answers a reporter's question after returning from North Korea at a press center for the inter-Korean summit in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
The Latest: S. Korean diva sings at North Korean volcanoThe Latest: South Korean pop diva sings to Korean leaders at North Korean crater lake
The Associated Press2 hours ago
AP PHOTOS: 3 days of Moon-Kim summit in North KoreaAP PHOTOS: 3 days of Moon-Kim summit in North Korea
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Former Prime Minister Najib Razak smiles as he walks out of Kuala Lumpur High Court after a court hearing in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018. Najib remained defiant, saying the fresh 25 charges against him will give him a chance to clear his name. (AP Photo/Yam G-Jun)
Malaysia's ex-PM pleads not guilty to new corruption chargesFormer Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has pleaded not guilty to 25 new charges of abuse of power and money laundering over the multimillion-dollar looting of a state investment fund
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Afghan official: Taliban attacks kill 5 in central provinceAfghan official: Taliban launch coordinated attacks in central Ghazni province, killing 5 security personnel
The Associated Press4 hours ago
AP NewsAlertSouth Korean leader says he'll discuss with Trump his and Kim Jong Un's goal of declaring end of Korean War by year end
The Associated Press4 hours ago
S. Korea's Moon says he'll pass private message about nukes from Kim Jong Un to Trump when he meets US leader next weekS. Korea's Moon says he'll pass private message about nukes from Kim Jong Un to Trump when he meets US leader next week
The Associated Press4 hours ago
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