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Malaysian man crawls for 3 days after car smash

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Authorities in Malaysia say a man seriously injured in a car accident crawled through jungle for three days befo…

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US stocks jump following strong corporate earnings

US stocks jump following strong corporate earnings

NEW YORK (AP) — A combination of strong company earnings and encouraging economic reports, both in the U.S. and Europe, gave the stock market …

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NK experts: US must apologize to free detainees

NK experts: US must apologize to free detainees

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — The United States government must make a formal apology to secure the freedom of two Americans who remain impris…

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AP Exclusive: A week on the road in North Korea

AP Exclusive: A week on the road in North Korea

LAKE CHON, North Korea (AP) — The Kaema Plateau, the "Roof of Korea," is a stunning, forest-covered highland nestled in such treacherous mount…

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Attacks in southwestern Pakistan kill 12 people

Attacks in southwestern Pakistan kill 12 people

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Attacks in Pakistan's troubled southwestern province of Baluchistan, including an assault on the country's beleaguered…

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Image of Asia: Climbing for democracy in Hong Kong

Image of Asia: Climbing for democracy in Hong Kong

In this photo by Kin Cheung, a hiker looks at the yellow banner reading "I want genuine universal suffrage" in Chinese and "Umbrella Movement"…

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China punishes 17 officials for village clash

BEIJING (AP) — Local authorities have punished 17 officials in southwest China after one of the most violent land conflicts in recent years le…

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China's ruling party plans on improving judiciary

BEIJING (AP) — China's ruling Communist Party announced steps Thursday to improve judicial independence and check political interference in th…

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North Korea steps up effort to prevent Ebola entry

North Korea steps up effort to prevent Ebola entry

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea has stepped up measures to prevent the spread of the Ebola virus into the reclusive country, state m…

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Exclusive election body at heart of HK protests

Exclusive election body at heart of HK protests

HONG KONG (AP) — It's among the most powerful clubs in this city of enormous wealth and influence. Only 1,200 people are allowed in, and they …

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Rights group: Migrant workers abused in UAE homes

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Many Asian and African women working as domestic workers in the United Arab Emirates have reported being overworked…

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Separatists protest in Kashmir against Modi visit

Separatists protest in Kashmir against Modi visit

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Shops and businesses were closed in Indian-controlled Kashmir on Thursday as separatists protested a visit by Indian Pr…

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China opposes sending North Korea to int'l court

BEIJING (AP) — China said Thursday it was against referring North Korea to the International Criminal Court, dimming chances that its longtime…

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China, Iran defense officials pledge closer ties

BEIJING (AP) — China's defense minister met Thursday with Iran's navy commander in the latest sign of warming ties between their two militarie…

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India picks up pace on economic overhaul

India picks up pace on economic overhaul

NEW DELHI (AP) — After months of criticism for not moving aggressively enough on promises of an economic overhaul, India's new prime minister …

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AP Exclusive: Driving up revered N. Korea mountain

AP Exclusive: Driving up revered N. Korea mountain

LAKE CHON, North Korea (AP) — When North Korea opens its doors, it does so for a reason. So it was when the authoritarian government granted p…

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Asia stocks down on mixed China data, weak Wall St

Asia stocks down on mixed China data, weak Wall St

TOKYO (AP) — Asian stocks fell Thursday after another slump in oil prices dragged Wall Street lower and China's manufacturing output grew at t…

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Rights group: Migrant workers abused in UAE homes

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Many Asian and African women working as domestic workers in the United Arab Emirates say their employers beat them …

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HK protest talks show gap between students, govt

HK protest talks show gap between students, govt

HONG KONG (AP) — On one side of the table sat the idealistic and earnest students in jeans and black T-shirts, knapsacks by their sides. Facin…

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Call me Jokowi, says Indonesia's president

Call me Jokowi, says Indonesia's president

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia's new president says he wants to be called by his nickname, and has revealed who first gave it to him: a F…

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