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Japan's Naomi Osaka smiles during her quarterfinal match against Ukraine's Elina Svitolina at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
Nissin takes down ad after complaints on Osaka's depictionOne of Naomi Osaka's main sponsors has taken down an online ad campaign that depicts the Japanese tennis star with pale skin, after it was criticized as insensitive
The Associated Press29 minutes ago
Singaporean actor Aloysius Pang dies from military injuriesSingaporean actor Aloysius Pang has died from injuries he sustained during a military training exercise in New Zealand at age 28
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Supporters of former Jakarta Gov. Basuki "Ahok" Tjahaja Purnama,  take selfie in front of wreaths sent by well-wishers  outside a police prison in Depok, Indonesia, Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019. The polarizing Christian politician whose campaign comments ignited protests that were the largest in Muslim-majority Indonesia in years was freed Thursday after serving nearly two years in prison for blasphemy.(AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana)
Governor convicted of blasphemy freed from Indonesian prisonA Christian politician whose campaign comments ignited protests that were the largest in Muslim-majority Indonesia in years has been released from prison after a two-year sentence for blasphemy
The Associated Press1 hour ago
In this Jan. 2, 2019, photo, South Korean adoptee Adam Crapser speaks during an interview in Seoul, South Korea. Crasper was deported from the U.S. four decades after his adoption by American parents is suing the Seoul government and a private adoption agency over what he calls gross negligence. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
AP Exclusive: Adoptee deported by US sues S. Korea, agencyAP Exclusive: A South Korean man who was deported from the United States to South Korea in 2016 is suing the Seoul government and a private adoption agency over non-citizenship
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Anti-government protesters hold their hands up during the symbolic swearing-in of Juan Guaido, head of the opposition-run congress who declared himself interim president of Venezuela until elections can be called, during a rally demanding President Nicolas Maduro's resignation in Caracas, Venezuela, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019. Venezuela's crisis quickly escalated as the opposition leader backed by the Trump administration declared himself interim president in a direct challenge to Maduro, who retaliated by breaking off relations with the United States, his biggest trade partner. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
The Latest: Venezuelan lawyers seeking protection for GuaidoThree Venezuelan lawyers are asking the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights to grant precautionary measures to protect opposition leader Juan Guaido, his wife and his daughter
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Australia urges China to treat detained dual citizen fairlyAustralia has urged China to treat a Chinese-Australian writer fairly and transparently almost a week after he was detained in what a friend suspects is part of a backlash against Canada's arrest of a top Chinese telecommunications executive.
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this Tuesday, June 12, 2018, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump, right, reaches to shake hands with North Korea leader Kim Jong Un at the Capella resort on Sentosa Island in Singapore. The North's Korean Central News Agency said Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019 that Kim received a letter from Trump from a North Korean envoy who travelled to Washington and met Trump last week. North Korea says Kim has ordered preparations for a second summit with Trump. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
North Korea says Kim ordered preparations for 2nd Trump meetNorth Korea says leader Kim Jong Un has ordered preparations for a second summit with President Donald Trump
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In this Dec. 12, 2018, file photo, Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou arrives at a parole office with a security guard in Vancouver, British Columbia. China on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019, demanded the U.S. drop a request that Canada extradite the top executive of the tech giant Huawei, shifting blame to Washington in a case that has severely damaged Beijing’s relations with Ottawa. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
Canadian ambassador: Huawei exec could avoid US extraditionCanada's ambassador to China says a top Chinese executive has a strong case to avoid extradition to the United States
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Searchers Have Little Hope for Missing Soccer StarAfter nine more hours of scouring the English Channel, rescuers suspended their search Wednesday evening for the plane carrying Cardiff City soccer player Emiliano Sala and his pilot. Police said on Twitter that they'll decide Thursday morning whether to resume the search, but Reuters and the Guardian report rescuers have...
Newser3 hours ago
Chairman of the Election Commission Ithiporn Boonpakong greets media during a press conference in Bangkok, Thailand, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019. Thailand's Election Commission has announced that the nation's first general election since the military seized power in a 2014 coup will be held on March 24. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)
Thailand sets March election date after 5-year military ruleThailand's first general election after five years of military rule will be held in March, election officials announce in the most concrete step the country has taken to return to civilian governance since 2014 coup
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Chinese Vice President Wang Qisan enters the stage to address the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
At Davos, battle lines are drawn over trade and cooperationJapan's prime minister says China's slowing economy, Brexit and U.S.-China trade disputes pose risks to the world economy.
The Associated Press5 hours ago
People take pictures with their mobile phones as Pope Francis rides the pope mobile through the streets of Panama City, Panama, Wednesday, Jan, 23, 2019. Pope Francis is in Panama to attend World Youth Day, the church's once-every-three-year pep rally that aims to invigorate the next generation of Catholics in their faith. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
Amid wall debate, pope says fear of migration makes us crazyPope Francis is looking to leave the sex abuse scandal buffeting his papacy behind as he heads to Central America amid a standoff over President Donald Trump's promised wall at the U.S.-Mexico border
The Associated Press5 hours ago
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