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Magnitude 8 quake hits Solomon Islands; no tsunami reported

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A powerful magnitude 8 earthquake hit the Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands on Sunday, but no tsunami was reported hours after the Pacific Tsunami Warning...
Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 23:08

12 people dead after central China landslide

BEIJING (AP) — Authorities in China say they've recovered the bodies of 12 people killed inside a hotel overrun by a landslide. State media reported Sunday that rescuers were able...
Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 22:42

The Latest: Former CIA chief says Trump should 'be ashamed'

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times EST): 12:15 a.m. Former CIA Director John Brennan says President Donald Trump "should be ashamed of himself" for his...
Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 22:21

At least 32 killed, 50 injured as train derails in India

NEW DELHI (AP) — An overnight passenger train derailed in southern India, killing at least 32 people and injuring 50 others in the latest accident to hit the country's massive,...
Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 22:12

Magnitude 8 quake hits Solomon Islands, tsunami possible

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A magnitude 8 earthquake has hit the Solomon Islands and the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center says it could generate tsunami waves on nearby islands. The...
Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 21:57

George Krimsky, 1970s AP correspondent in Soviet Union, dies

WASHINGTON, Conn. (AP) — Journalist and author George Krimsky, who covered Charles Manson's arrest, the Lebanese civil war and dissident activity in the Soviet Union and co-founded a center for...
Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 21:36

Analysis: Trump promises big change, picks small fights

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump won the White House promising big changes to the nation's economy, health care system and foreign policy. He spent his first full day in...
Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 21:22

China investigates former local Communist boss for bribery

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities say they are investigating the former Communist Party chief and mayor of the port city of Tianjin for bribery. State media reported Sunday that Huang...
Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 21:19

Families lobby Malaysian minister to resume search for MH370

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Relatives of passengers and crew aboard the missing Malaysian airliner plan to present the Malaysian transport minister in Australia with letters urging that the search resume...
Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 20:49

Country star Crystal Gayle inducted in Grand Ole Opry

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country music legend Crystal Gayle was inducted into the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, nearly a half-century after she first walked onto its stage to perform...
Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 20:44

At least 23 killed, 50 injured as train derails in India

HYDERABAD, India (AP) — Railway officials say that at least 23 people have been killed and 50 others injured after a passenger train derailed in southern India. Divisional Railway manager...
Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 20:40

Officials say at least 23 killed, 50 injured after train derails in southern India

HYDERABAD, India (AP) — Officials say at least 23 killed, 50 injured after train derails in southern India.
Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 20:35

Crossing red lines: What's annoying Asian nations most?

How can you get under the skin of an Asian country? Diplomatic body searches, bomber flights, shrine statues and even doormats have set governments on edge. Here's a nation-by-nation look...
Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 20:06

Diver mauled by shark north of Australia to undergo surgery

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A diver who was mauled by a 4-meter (13-foot) bull shark near the Great Barrier Reef was flown in stable condition to an Australian hospital for...
Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 19:45

12 people likely dead after central China landslide

BEIJING (AP) — Authorities in central China say 12 people are likely dead inside a hotel overrun by a landslide. State media reported that rescuers have not detected signs of...
Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 19:36

Spurs coach Popovich blasts President Trump

CLEVELAND (AP) — Gregg Popovich would bench President Trump. San Antonio's long-time coach, who has been highly critical of Donald Trump in the past, went on a lengthy rant about...
Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 18:25

The Latest: White House edits Melania Trump's official bio

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times EST): 8:10 p.m. The White House has edited first lady Melania Trump's official bio to remove a reference to...
Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 18:07

The Latest: Protesters still marching through Washington

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Women's March on Washington and associated protests around the world (all times EST): 7:55 p.m. Hours after the Women's March on Washington was...
Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 17:57

Malaysian minister lobbied in Australia to search for MH370

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Relatives of passengers and crew aboard the missing Malaysian airliner plan to present the Malaysian transport minister in Australia with letters urging that the search resume...
Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 17:44

Malaysian minister lobbed in Australia to search for MH370

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Relatives of passengers and crew aboard the missing Malaysian airliner plan to present the Malaysian transport minister in Australia with letters urging that the search resume...
Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 17:43

Mexico's Pena Nieto, Trump speak by phone, to meet Jan. 31

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto and U.S. President Donald Trump spoke by phone Saturday and are scheduled to meet later this month, officials announced. White House...
Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 17:26

Pope: I'll judge Trump after we see what he does

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has told an interviewer that he'll wait to see what U.S. President Donald Trump does before forming his opinion. In an interview published Saturday...
Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 17:22

The Latest: Spicer says inauguration drew a record audience

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times EST): 6:55 p.m. President Donald Trump's press secretary is declaring that Trump's inauguration had the largest audience in history...
Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 17:04

Journalist George Krimsky, who covered Manson arrest, dies

WASHINGTON, Conn. (AP) — A journalist and author who covered Charles Manson's arrest, the Lebanese civil war and dissident activities in the Soviet Union and who later wrote about media...
Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 16:58

From London to LA, women's marches pack cities big and small

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago. Oklahoma City. London. Los Angeles. Across the globe, cities big and small saw throngs of women, men and children take to the streets Saturday in a...
Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 16:50

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