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Woman in critical condition after Barrier Reef shark attackOfficials say a woman is in critical condition after she was mauled by a shark on Australia's Great Barrier Reef
The Associated Press35 minutes ago
South Korean President Moon Jae-in, second from left, his wife Kim Jung-sook, left, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and his wife Ri Sol Ju talk at Okryu-Gwan restaurant in Pyongyang, North Korea, Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018. (Pyongyang Press Corps Pool via AP)
The Latest: Trump welcomes 'tremendous progress' with NKoreaU.S. President Donald Trump says "we're making tremendous progress" with North Korea, after an inter-Korean summit offered some apparent concessions from the North on its weapons program
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Supporters of former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif wait for his release, outside a prison in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018. The Islamabad High Court on Wednesday set him and his daughter and son-in-law free on bail pending their appeal hearings. The court made the decision on the corruption case handed down to the Sharifs by an anti-graft tribunal earlier this year. (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed)
Pakistan's ex-PM Sharif freed after court suspends sentencePakistan's former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter and son-in-law have been released from a prison after a court suspends their prison sentences sets them free pending appeal hearings
The Associated Press6 hours ago
In this image made from video provided by Korea Broadcasting System (KBS),  North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, right, and South Korean President Moon Jae-in shake hands at the end of their joint press conference in Pyongyang, North Korea Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018. (Korea Broadcasting System via AP)
Kim agrees to dismantle main nuke site if US takes steps tooThe leaders of North and South Korea have announced a wide range of agreements which they say are a major step toward peace on the Korean Peninsula
The Associated Press9 hours ago
The Latest: Official says Pakistan court releases SharifA party aide says Pakistan's former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter and son in-law have been released from a prison in the garrison city of Rawalpindi after a court suspended their prison sentences while they appeal
The Associated Press9 hours ago
South Korean President Moon Jae-in, left, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un clap hands during a joint press conference at the Paekhwawon State Guesthouse in Pyongyang, North Korea, Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018. (Pyongyang Press Corps Pool via AP)
The Latest: Trump welcomes 'tremendous progress' with NKoreaU.S. President Donald Trump says "we're making tremendous progress" with North Korea, after an inter-Korean summit offered some apparent concessions from the North on its weapons program
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Police break up Muslim gatherings in Indian-held KashmirPolice in Indian-controlled Kashmir have fired tear gas and used batons to break up religious processions marking the Muslim month of Muharram
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Philippine landslide shows poor often live in danger's pathDeadly Philippine avalanche focuses attention on large number of poor who, without other options, live in unsafe areas
The Associated Press12 hours ago
South Korean President Moon Jae-in, left, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un shake hands during a joint press conference at the Paekhwawon State Guesthouse in Pyongyang, North Korea, Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018. (Pyongyang Press Corps Pool via AP)
Koreas' leaders agree on military, nuclear stepsThis week's inter-Korean summit talks ended with a set of sweeping agreements on denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, reducing a military standoff and other reconciliation issues
The Associated Press12 hours ago
China reaches out to US over demand for media registrationChina says it has reached out to the U.S. over reports that the Department of Justice has ordered two top Chinese state-run media outlets to register with the government as foreign agents
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Pakistan high court suspends prison sentences for ex-PM Sharif, his family, sets them free pending appeal hearingsPakistan high court suspends prison sentences for ex-PM Sharif, his family, sets them free pending appeal hearings
The Associated Press13 hours ago
In this May 22, 2018, file photo, former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, center, arrives at Anti-Corruption Agency for questioning in Putrajaya, Malaysia. Malaysia's anti-graft agency says it has arrested former Najib over the multimillion-dollar looting of a state investment fund and that he will face further charges in court.  The agency says Najib was detained at its office on Wednesday, Sept. 14, and will be taken to court on Thursday to face the charges. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
Malaysia anti-graft agency arrests former leader Najib RazakMalaysia's anti-graft agency said former Prime Minister Najib Razak has been arrested and will face further charges of abuse of power over the multimillion-dollar looting of a state investment fund
The Associated Press13 hours ago
FILE- In this May 9, 2017, file photo packages labeled "Made in China" are loaded on a UPS truck for delivery in New York. Starting Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, the United States is to begin charging a 10 percent tax on thousands of Chinese imports — tires, windshield wipers, baseball gloves, bicycles, snakeskin pants, backpacks, trombone cases, refrigerators and wooden furniture, among others. The list runs 194 pages. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
China's premier appeals for free trade amid tariff battleChina's premier appeals for free trade amid tariff battle
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Malaysia's anti-graft agency says it has arrested former leader Najib Razak and he will face further charges in courtMalaysia's anti-graft agency says it has arrested former leader Najib Razak and he will face further charges in court
The Associated Press14 hours ago
In this Sept. 11, 2018, photo, people use smartphones in front of an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo. Asian shares were mostly higher Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018, despite jitters over the escalating trade dispute between the U.S. and China. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
Global shares rise as traders shrug off new China-US tariffsGlobal shares are mostly higher despite jitters over the escalating trade dispute between the U.S. and China
The Associated Press15 hours ago
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