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China networks merger seen as party bid to control messageChina's merging of its major government-owned broadcast networks under the ruling Communist Party's propaganda arm seen as aimed at strengthening the party's control over messaging
The Associated Press43 minutes ago
18 dead as Thai tour bus loses control, crashes off roadA chartered tour bus has reportedly lost control on downhill curve in Thailand's northeast and slid off the side of the road, killing at least 18 people and injuring dozens more
The Associated Press15 minutes ago
13 holiday hikers rescued from snowy Tokyo mountainThirteen hikers trapped on a snowy mountain trail in Tokyo have been rescued
The Associated Press1 hour ago
NKorean sanctions evasions reveal Hong Kong's middleman roleReports on North Korean sanctions evasion reveal Hong Kong's middleman role
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Malaysia police deny prejudice against Kim murder suspectsA Malaysian police investigator says the absence of four North Korean suspects believed to have orchestrated the killing of their leader's half brother didn't cause prejudice against the two women on trial
The Associated Press2 hours ago
2 US tourists die in helicopter crash on Great Barrier ReefTwo Americans were killed and two injured when a helicopter crashed on Australia's Great Barrier Reef
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Pakistani troops foil suicide attack on convoy in southwestPakistani forces have shot and killed a would-be- uicide bomber after he opened fire on a security convoy on the outskirts of the southwestern city of Quetta
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Maldives' ex-dictator, top justice to be held through trialThe Maldives' former longtime dictator and the Supreme Court chief justice were ordered held until the end of their trials on terrorism charges
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Dunford: Afghan combat operations key to safe electionsThe top U.S. military officer says Afghan security forces have identified key areas of the country that must be secure for the elections later this year and have planned a series of military operations to free them from Taliban control
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Police patrol the streets after a suicide attack in front of the Kabul university in Kabul, Wednesday, March 21, 2018. Afghan officials are reporting a large explosion on the road to a Shiite shrine in the capital, where people had gathered to mark the Persian new year. (AP Photo/ Rahmat Gul)
IS suicide bomber kills 33 as Afghans celebrate new yearAn Islamic State suicide bomber has struck on the road to a Shiite shrine in Afghanistan's capital, killing at least 33 people as Afghans celebrated the Persian new year
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Timeline of Australian Justine Damond's shooting by copTimeline of Justine Damond shooting in Minneapolis, compiled from police and investigative reports
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Vigil held after officer charged in Australia woman's deathNeighbors, friends and activists hold vigil for Australian woman after Minneapolis police officer charged in her death
The Associated Press13 hours ago


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