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NYC firefighter dies battling blaze on Harlem movie set

HARLEM, N.Y. (AP) — A New York City firefighter has been killed after a massive fire broke out at a building in Harlem where a movie directed by Ed Norton...
Mar. 23, 2018

Tokyo's envoy urges free and fair elections in Cambodia

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — An envoy of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is in Cambodia for talks on regional issues and bilateral cooperation, also touching on the July election...
Mar. 23, 2018

Freed Filipino priest says airstrikes routed IS extremists

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A Filipino Roman Catholic priest who was held by Islamic State group-linked militants last year says airstrikes gave the military the crucial edge in crushing a...
Mar. 23, 2018

Nissan not changing autonomous drive tests over Uber crash

YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Nissan's chief planning officer says the Japanese automaker does not plan to change its road tests for self-driving vehicles after the recent fatal accident of an...
Mar. 23, 2018

The Latest: Fire alarm wasn't heard inside Vietnam condos

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — The Latest on a condominium fire in Vietnam (all times local): 2 p.m. State media is reporting the fire alarms weren't heard in a large condominium...
Mar. 23, 2018

Students scarred by Vegas massacre join Florida rallying cry

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Students and survivors of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history plan to rally against gun violence in Las Vegas this weekend. A march to...
Mar. 23, 2018

Uber Self-Driving Crash Calls Safety, Rules Into Question

PHOENIX (AP) — Video of a fatal self-driving Uber crash that some experts say exposes flaws in autonomous vehicle technology is prompting calls to slow down testing on public roads...
Mar. 23, 2018

AP News Guide: Facebook's widening crisis over user data

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is facing the most serious crisis in its 14-year history as it deals with fallout from a major leak of user data to political consultants...
Mar. 23, 2018

Watchdog: Nations helped Egypt's military consolidate power

BERLIN (AP) — An anti-corruption watchdog says the international community is doing a "major disservice" to the Egyptian people by supporting the country's armed forces with "few strings attached." Transparency...
Mar. 22, 2018

Bolton's appointment comes at sensitive time for China ties

BEIJING (AP) — Foreign policy hard-liner John Bolton's appointment as U.S. national security adviser comes at a particularly sensitive time for relations with Beijing following President Donald Trump's approval of...
Mar. 22, 2018

Second half of Sweet 16 filled with compelling matchups

Loyola-Chicago and its game-planning nun are headed to the Elite Eight. So too are Kansas State, Florida State and Michigan in this maddest of Marches. Day 2 of the Sweet...
Mar. 22, 2018

Pakistani woman lawmaker becomes opposition leader in Senate

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani officials say a senior woman lawmaker from the opposition party of former President Asif Ali Zardari has become the country's first opposition leader in the upper...
Mar. 22, 2018

AP Photos: Editor selections from the past week in Asia

A staff member looks out from a curtain before a news conference following a plenary session of China's National People's Congress, which approved constitutional amendments allowing President Xi Jinping to...
Mar. 22, 2018

Loyola has hoops fans 'sitting on the edge of their chairs'

ATLANTA (AP) — The graying reminders of Loyola-Chicago's basketball history are hanging on the Ramblers' captivating run through the NCAA Tournament. Sitting in front-row seats, four members of that 1963...
Mar. 22, 2018

Before big break in case, Austin bombs frustrated police

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — After the first package exploded on an Austin doorstep, police assured the public that there was no wider threat, no signs of terrorism. The idea of...
Mar. 22, 2018

Smoky condo fire in Vietnam kills at least 13, injures 28

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Residents startled awake by loud noise and smoke signaled for help with lit mobile phones and crawled onto cranes from their balconies to escape a fire...
Mar. 22, 2018

Jewish candidate for Muslim party breaks barriers in Tunisia

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Simon Slama and his family are the only Jews left in the Tunisian city of Monastir, once home to a thriving Jewish community. But instead of...
Mar. 22, 2018

World markets roiled by rising fears of US-China trade war

HONG KONG (AP) — Fears of a trade war roiled financial markets and sent the dollar wobbling Friday after Beijing retaliated against the Trump administration's tariff hikes by threatening import...
Mar. 22, 2018

S. Korea president's Vietnam visit aims to deepen trade ties

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnam and South Korean aim to substantially increase their bilateral trade during President Moon Jae-in's three-day visit to the Southeast Asian country. South Korea has become...
Mar. 22, 2018

Roommate's mom: Son was in custody until police found bomber

PFLUGERVILLE, Texas (AP) — The mother of a man who lived with suspected serial bomber Mark Conditt in a home north of Austin says her son was kept in police...
Mar. 22, 2018

GOP Idaho senator slows huge bill in fight over forest name

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican Idaho senator slowed passage of Congress' huge spending bill because the measure renamed a wilderness area in his state after a deceased Democratic governor. Language...
Mar. 22, 2018

NCAA Latest: Underdogs again rule in first half of Sweet 16

The Latest on the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 12:45 a.m. This Sweet 16 is picking up right where its zany lead-in left off. Two No. 9 seeds and an...
Mar. 22, 2018

Congress OKs $1.3 trillion budget, averting another shutdown

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress gave final approval Friday to a giant $1.3 trillion spending bill that ends the budget battles for now, but only after late obstacles skirted close to...
Mar. 22, 2018

The Latest: More than 1,100 escape Vietnam fire

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — The Latest on a condominium fire in Vietnam (all times local): 11:30 a.m. Vietnam's state media say police rescued more than 100 residents from a condominium...
Mar. 22, 2018

Bolton replacing McMaster as Trump national security adviser

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he will replace national security adviser H.R. McMaster with the former U.N. Ambassador John Bolton, a foreign policy hawk entering a White House...
Mar. 22, 2018

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