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In this undated photo released Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, center, listens to a military official as he inspects a weapon testing at the Academy of National Defense Science, North Korea. Kim observed the successful test of a "newly developed high-tech tactical" weapon, the nation's state media reported Friday, Nov. 16, 2018,  though it didn't describe what sort of weapon it was. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads: "KCNA" which is the abbreviation for Korean Central News Agency. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)
North Korea says it has tested 'ultramodern tactical weapon'North Korean media says leader Kim Jong Un observed the successful test of "a newly developed ultramodern tactical weapon," though it didn't describe what the weapon was
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Death penalty sought in killing of Vietnamese tour leadersProsecutors will seek the death penalty against a 31-year-old convicted felon accused of killing two Vietnamese tour leaders last June during a break-in robbery in their room at a Las Vegas Strip hotel
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Supporters of the United National Party (UNP) and ousted Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe burn coffins to represent the death of democracy during a protest against the government of disputed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. Sri Lanka has been in a crisis since Oct. 26, when President Maithripala Sirisena suddenly fired Wickremesinghe and replaced him with Rajapaksa. Sirisena had also suspended Parliament, apparently to allow Rajapaksa time to gather support among lawmakers. (AP Photo/Rukmal Gamage)
Sri Lankan lawmakers fight in Parliament over PM disputeSri Lanka's president has met with opposition lawmakers over a no-confidence vote against his newly appointed prime minister
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South Korean soldiers stand guard as construction equipments destroy a guard post in the Demilitarized Zone dividing the two Koreas in Cheorwon Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. Relations between the Koreas have improved this year, with the North entering disarmament talks with a vague promise to achieve complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula. (Jung Yeon-je/Pool Photo via AP)
South Korea dismantles guard posts with dynamite, excavatorsSouth Korea dismantles guard posts using dynamite, excavators as part of tension-reducing agreements with North Korea
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Schwan's Co. sold to South Korean company for $1.8 billionA food distributor with deep roots in Minnesota has been sold to South Korea's largest food company
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Rohingya refugees shout slogans against repatriation at Unchiprang refugee camp near Cox's Bazar, in Bangladesh, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. About 1,000 Rohingya Muslim refugees demonstrated Thursday at a camp in Bangladesh against plans to repatriate them to Myanmar, from where hundreds of thousands fled army-led violence last year.(AP Photo/Dar Yasin)
Bangladesh scraps Rohingya return, says no one wants to goThe head of Bangladesh's refugee commission says plans to start the repatriation of 700,000 Rohingya Muslims to Myanmar on Thursday were scrapped after officials were unable to find anyone who wanted to return
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FILE - In this Dec. 4, 2008, file photo, Khieu Samphan, right, former Khmer Rouge head of state, sits in the court hall at the U.N.-backed war crimes tribunal in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The U.N.-assisted international tribunal in Cambodia judging former leaders of the Khmer Rouge for their roles in abuses that led to the deaths of an estimated 1.7 million of their countrymen will issue verdicts Friday in the latest - and perhaps last - of such trials. Nuon Chea, 92, and Khieu Samphan, 87, are the last two surviving senior leaders of the radical communist group that brutally ruled Cambodia in the late 1970s. (AP Photo/Heng Sinith, File)
Verdicts on Khmer Rouge leaders may be tribunal's last gaspThe U.N.-backed tribunal judging the criminal responsibility of former Khmer Rouge leaders for the deaths of an estimated 1.7 million Cambodians will issue verdicts Friday in perhaps the last such trial
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People walk in front of private stock trading boards at a private stock market gallery in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. Most Asian stock markets declined Thursday after Wall Street fell for a fifth day and Britain's Cabinet endorsed a draft agreement to leave the European Union. (AP Photo/Yam G-Jun)
Stocks mostly rise but Europe weighed down by Brexit discordGlobal stocks are mostly higher, but European markets are down as discord within the British government threatened a newly agreed Brexit deal.
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Hotels apologize in China after video shows how they cleanAt least four major international hotel chains have apologized after a hidden camera video of their room cleaning practices in China was posted online
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Nangarhar officials hand over the body of Tahir Khan Dawar, a Pakistani police officer, to Pakistani tribal elders in the city of Jalalabad, east of Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. Pakistan's foreign ministry and the Afghan ambassador have confirmed that the body of a Pakistani police officer who went missing in Islamabad last month has been found in neighboring Afghanistan. Dawar disappeared on Oct. 27 and was presumed abducted by militants. (AP Photo/Mohammad Anwar Danishyar)
Missing Pakistani police officer's body found in AfghanistanPakistan's Foreign Ministry and the Afghan ambassador have confirmed that the body of a Pakistani police officer who went missing in Islamabad last month has been found in neighboring Afghanistan
The Associated Press14 hours ago
2 Chilean tourists jailed to 2 years for killing MalaysianTwo Chilean tourists accused of killing a man in Malaysia have been sentenced to two years in prison after they pleaded guilty to a reduced charge not amounting to murder
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The Latest: Bangladesh scraps Rohingya repatriation planBangladesh officials say plans to begin repatriating more than 700,000 Rohingya Muslim refugees to Myanmar have been scrapped after officials failed to find any who wanted to go
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China says foreign concerns over Muslim rights unwarrantedChina says 15 foreign ambassadors exceeded their diplomatic roles by issuing a letter expressing concern about the incarceration of hundreds of thousands of members of the country's Muslim minorities in re-education camps
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Bangladesh says plans to begin repatriation of Rohingya scrapped after officials unable to find anyone willing to goBangladesh says plans to begin repatriation of Rohingya scrapped after officials unable to find anyone willing to go
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Wife of Malaysian ex-leader hit with 2 new graft chargesThe wife of Malaysian ex-Prime Minister Najib Razak has been charged with seeking and receiving bribes related to a 1.25 billion ringgit ($299 million) solar energy project, in addition to earlier graft charges brought against her last month
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