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China to cut off North Korean imports under UN sanctions

BEIJING (AP) — China announced Monday it will cut off imports of North Korean coal, iron ore and other goods in three weeks under U.N. sanctions imposed over the North's...
Monday, August 14, 2017 - 02:47

Yemen Central Bank: Saudi-led coalition strangling economy

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen's Central Bank, based in the country's south, is accusing a Saudi-led coalition of blocking flights bringing cash to the country and "strangling" its economy. Governor...
Monday, August 14, 2017 - 02:29

China announces Sept. 5 cutoff of North Korean imports

BEIJING (AP) — China says it will stop importing North Korean iron ore, coal, fish and other goods in three weeks under U.N. sanctions imposed over the North's nuclear program...
Monday, August 14, 2017 - 02:16

China says it will stop importing North Korean coal, iron ore, fish and other goods on Sept. 5 under U.N. sanctions

TOKYO (AP) — China says it will stop importing North Korean coal, iron ore, fish and other goods on Sept. 5 under U.N. sanctions .
Monday, August 14, 2017 - 02:14

Big Ben to fall silent in London next week as repairs start

LONDON (AP) — Big Ben will fall silent next week in London as a major restoration project gets underway. The bongs of the iconic bell will be stopped on Aug...
Monday, August 14, 2017 - 02:08

Large fire burns for 2nd day, threatens homes near Athens

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A large wildfire north of Athens is threatening homes as it sweeps through pine forest for a second day, uncontained due to high winds. Fire Service...
Monday, August 14, 2017 - 02:05

Eurozone industry shows signs of slowing amid euro's rise

BRUSSELS (AP) — Official figures show that industrial output across the 19 countries that make up the eurozone fell in June, a development that will likely reinforce concerns about the...
Monday, August 14, 2017 - 02:01

World shares rebound as North Korea-related selling abates

TOKYO (AP) — Stock markets rebounded in Europe and Asia on Monday after last week's selling sparked by tensions between the U.S. and North Korea. News that Japan's economy expanded...
Monday, August 14, 2017 - 01:59

Many Kenyans go to work in capital despite call for stayaway

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Many residents of the Kenyan capital have returned to work despite a call by opposition leader Raila Odinga to stay at home to protest last week's...
Monday, August 14, 2017 - 01:57

Top US military officer warns NKorea that US military ready

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The top U.S. military officer is warning during a trip to Seoul that the United States is ready to use the "full range" of its...
Monday, August 14, 2017 - 01:45

Tokyo zoo says its baby giant panda healthy at 2 months old

TOKYO (AP) — At 2 months old, Japan's baby giant panda sports a healthy coat of its distinctive black and white fur but still can't stand on its own. Video...
Monday, August 14, 2017 - 01:37

Armed militia, clergy, more unite against white nationalists

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Hundreds of people from all walks of life turned out to protest a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, seeming to outnumber the attendees. Opponents of...
Monday, August 14, 2017 - 01:31

Protests around US decry Virginia white supremacist rally

SEATTLE (AP) — Protesters decrying hatred and racism say they felt compelled to gather and counteract the white supremacist rally that spiraled into deadly violence in Virginia. The gatherings Sunday...
Monday, August 14, 2017 - 01:25

Police reduce effect of security strike at Barcelona airport

MADRID (AP) — An indefinite strike by workers handling carry-on baggage checks at Barcelona's airport is having a more limited impact on passengers after police have been deployed to help...
Monday, August 14, 2017 - 01:11

Israeli police arrest tycoon, others in bribery, fraud sting

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police say a prominent billionaire businessman and four other suspects were taken into custody on a battery of charges, including money laundering, obstruction of justice and...
Monday, August 14, 2017 - 01:09

Trump to seek trade probe of China amid NKorea tensions

BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump is poised to seek a trade investigation of China for the alleged theft of American technology and intellectual property. Trump is expected to...
Monday, August 14, 2017 - 01:06

Iran's leader names conservative cleric to arbitration body

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's state TV says the country's supreme leader has appointed a conservative cleric to head a council tasked with mediating disputes between government bodies. Monday's report...
Monday, August 14, 2017 - 01:06

Syrian rebels, civilians leave Lebanon border area for home

BEIRUT (AP) — The media arm of Lebanon's militant Hezbollah group says hundreds of Syrian rebels and civilians have started leaving the Lebanon-Syria border area after a deal was reached...
Monday, August 14, 2017 - 00:59

More than spectacle: Eclipses create science and so can you

WASHINGTON (AP) — New week's stunning solar eclipse in the United States will generate as much science as oohs and aahs. From the discovery of helium to proving Einstein right,...
Monday, August 14, 2017 - 00:57

In Latin America, VP Pence threads needle on Venezuela

CARTAGENA, Colombia (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence is demonstrating the delicate balancing act that has thus far defined his term, walking a line during a trip to Latin America...
Monday, August 14, 2017 - 00:53

A stronger Medicaid emerges from GOP health overhaul debate

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Medicaid health care program for low-income people is a 1960s Great Society creation long reviled by conservatives. But Medicaid seems to have emerged even stronger after...
Monday, August 14, 2017 - 00:47

Monsoon flooding kills at least 160 across South Asia

GAUHATI, India (AP) — Heavy monsoon rains have unleashed landslides and floods that have killed at least 160 people and displaced millions of others across northern India, southern Nepal and...
Monday, August 14, 2017 - 00:43

After failure of SC nuke plant, backers seek federal aid

WASHINGTON (AP) — Proponents of nuclear power are pushing to revive a failed project to build two reactors in South Carolina. They argue that the demise of the $14 billion...
Monday, August 14, 2017 - 00:38

Commonwealth Bank of Australia's CEO to retire within a year

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The Commonwealth Bank of Australia says its beleaguered chief executive will retire by June 2018 after the country's largest bank was accused of breaching money laundering...
Monday, August 14, 2017 - 00:34

Pressure, criticism mount for Trump after Charlottesville

BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) — Pressure is mounting from both political parties for President Donald Trump to explicitly condemn white supremacists and hate groups involved in deadly, race-fueled clashes in Charlottesville,...
Monday, August 14, 2017 - 00:31

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