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Australian who irked Duterte wins appeal, still faces ouster

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine justice secretary has invalidated an immigration expulsion order for an Australian nun who irked the Philippine president by joining political rallies but she still...
Jun. 18, 2018

Spanish king's brother-in-law begins prison term for graft

MADRID (AP) — The brother-in-law of Spain's King Felipe VI has begun serving a nearly six-year sentence for fraud and tax evasion, Spanish prison authorities said Monday. An official with...
Jun. 18, 2018

Police seek suspect after Maryland man shot while driving

GREAT MILLS, Md. (AP) — Maryland State Police say they are looking for a suspect after a man was shot while driving. A state police news release says 29-year-old Raymond...
Jun. 18, 2018

Michael Jackson's elephant escapes enclosure at Florida zoo

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — An elephant that once lived at Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch briefly escaped its enclosure at a Florida zoo. The Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens posted on Facebook...
Jun. 18, 2018

Family separation policy starts dividing Republicans

WASHINGTON (AP) — The emotional policy of separating children from their parents is also starting to divide Republicans and their allies as Democrats turn up the pressure. Former first lady...
Jun. 18, 2018

Authorities: Teen killed in drive-by shooting during cookout

MACON, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say a 16-year-old was killed and three others were injured in a drive-by shooting during a cookout in Georgia. A Bibb County Sheriff's Office news...
Jun. 18, 2018

UN rights chief: US policy on migrant kids 'unconscionable'

GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. human rights chief is urging the Trump administration to end new policies separating migrant children from their parents after entering the United States from Mexico,...
Jun. 18, 2018

Billionaire group won't back GOP nom in Virginia Senate race

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A tea party group backed by billionaire conservatives plans to sit out the U.S. Senate race in Virginia. News outlets report that Americans for Prosperity will...
Jun. 18, 2018

Authorities: Woman leaves 3-year-old in vehicle overnight

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Florida woman left a 3-year-old girl in a vehicle overnight, where she was overheated and drifted in and out of consciousness. A Seminole...
Jun. 18, 2018

Google to invest $550 million in Alibaba rival JD.com

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Google says it will invest $550 million in Alibaba's main rival JD.com as the U.S. tech giant seeks to expand in fast-growing Asian e-commerce markets...
Jun. 18, 2018

Philippine airstrikes target IS-linked militants near Marawi

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A Philippine military official says airstrikes and ground assaults have targeted a group of Islamic State group-linked militants, including their leader, who helped lead a five-month...
Jun. 18, 2018

Spanish king's brother-in-law imprisoned in graft case

MADRID (AP) — Spanish prison authorities say that the brother-in-law of Spain's King Felipe VI has begun serving a nearly six-year sentence for fraud and tax evasion. An official with...
Jun. 18, 2018

AP Was There: The age of climate change begins

WASHINGTON (AP) — On June 23, 1988, a top NASA scientist told Congress and the world that global warming had arrived. NASA scientist James Hansen predicted that 1988 would be...
Jun. 18, 2018

James Hansen wishes he wasn't so right about global warming

NEW YORK (AP) — James Hansen wishes he was wrong. He wasn't. NASA's top climate scientist in 1988, Hansen warned the world on a record hot June day 30 years...
Jun. 18, 2018

Global warming cooks up 'a different world' over 3 decades

SALIDA, Colo. (AP) — We were warned. On June 23, 1988, a sultry day in Washington, James Hansen told Congress and the world that global warming wasn't approaching — it...
Jun. 18, 2018

Iran hangs Sufi over killing of 3 policemen

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran has executed a member of a Sufi order who rammed a bus into police as they tried to disperse a rally, killing three of them...
Jun. 18, 2018

Strong quake near Osaka, Japan, kills 3, knocks over walls

TOKYO (AP) — A strong earthquake knocked over walls and set off scattered fires around metropolitan Osaka in western Japan on Monday, killing at least three people and injuring more...
Jun. 18, 2018

Difficult Merkel allies mull next move in German migrant row

BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel's Bavarian allies were expected Monday to decide how far to push in a dispute with the German leader over migration, a conflict that has...
Jun. 18, 2018

Afghan Sikh leader holds out hope for dwindling minority

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Avtar Singh Khalsa will represent Afghanistan's tiny Sikh and Hindu minority in the next parliament, where he says he hopes to serve the entire country. Few...
Jun. 18, 2018

1 dead, 3 injured in van crash at end of Dutch pop festival

AMSTERDAM (AP) — A van has run into a small group of pop fans at a festival in the Netherlands, killing one and injuring three, before fleeing the scene. Police...
Jun. 17, 2018

Syria says US-led strike hits troops in east, US denies

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian state TV is reporting that the U.S.-led coalition has struck a military position in the country's east, leaving several troops dead and wounded, allegations denied by...
Jun. 17, 2018

Asian markets down as trade war heats up

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian shares were mostly lower Monday amid worries about trade tensions as the U.S. and China both started putting tariffs in motion. Markets in China and Hong...
Jun. 17, 2018

German leaders mull next steps in migration standoff

BERLIN (AP) — Leaders of Germany's governing conservative parties are holding separate meetings to mull their next steps in a dispute over migration that has escalated into a threat to...
Jun. 17, 2018

The Latest: More than 210 injured in Osaka-area earthquake

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the earthquake in Japan (all times local): 3 p.m. Authorities in western Japan say the number of people treated for injuries suffered in a...
Jun. 17, 2018

Peace convoy arrives in Afghan capital after 40-day march

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Dozens of Afghans have arrived in Kabul after trekking across the country on foot calling for an end to the 17-year war. The Helmand Peace Convoy...
Jun. 17, 2018

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