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NKorea minister calls Thump's threat 'sound of dog barking'North Korean foreign minister calls Thump's threat 'the sound of a dog barking'
The Associated Press7 minutes ago
Malaysia arrests 7 Filipinos suspected of Abu Sayyaf linksMalaysian police arrested seven Filipinos believed to be members of the Abu Sayyaf militant group, as part of a crackdown on suspected terrorists in the country
The Associated Press27 minutes ago
A man walks past an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a local bank in Hong Kong, Thursday, April 21, 2017. Asian shares were mostly lower and the dollar strengthened Thursday after the Fed said it would start trimming its bond holdings and planned one more interest rate increase this year. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
Asian shares lower, dollar up after Fed's latest statementAsian shares mostly lower, dollar up after Fed says it start trimming bond holdings, plans one more interest rate increase this year
The Associated Press40 minutes ago
Reprocessed nuclear fuel returned to Japan for reactor useA shipment of reprocessed nuclear fuel containing plutonium has arrived back in Japan for use in a power plant reactor as country tries to burn more of its stockpile
The Associated Press43 minutes ago
Rohingya Muslims stand to receive food being distributed near Balukhali refugee camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. More than 500,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled to neighboring Bangladesh in the past year, most of them in the last three weeks, after security forces and allied mobs retaliated  to a series of attacks by Muslim militants last month by burning down thousands of Rohingya homes in the predominantly Buddhist nation. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
Bangladesh truck carrying Rohingya Muslim aid crashes; 9 dieNine aid workers die in crash of truck filled with aid for Rohingya Muslim refugees in Bangladesh, hours after another shipment in the refugees' violence-wracked home state in Myanmar is attacked by a Buddhist mob
The Associated Press47 minutes ago
1000s of protesters slam martial law, killings under DuterteThousands of protesters mark the anniversary of the 1972 martial law declaration by Ferdinand Marcos by raising an outcry against President Rodrigo Duterte and his brutal anti-drug crackdown
The Associated Press49 minutes ago
Thai authorities detain well-known anti-Muslim Buddhist monkThai authorities have detained a Buddhist monk who has posted online videos that harshly denounce Islam
The Associated Press55 minutes ago
The Latest: Truck carrying aid crashes in Bangladesh; 9 deadA truck filled with humanitarian aid for Rohingya Muslim refugees in Bangladesh has veered off a road and fallen into a ditch, killing at least nine aid workers
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Red Cross relief truck for Muslim Rohingya in Bangladesh crashes into ditch; at least 9 dead, 10 injuredRed Cross relief truck for Muslim Rohingya in Bangladesh crashes into ditch; at least 9 dead, 10 injured
The Associated Press2 hours ago
South Korean Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon, center, presides over an interagency meeting for humanitarian aid to North Korea at the government complex in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017. South Korea on Thursday decided to resume humanitarian aid to North Korea to help children and pregnant women, but didn't determine when to provide the $8 million worth of assistance amid tensions created by Pyongyang's nuclear and missile tests. (Kim Seung-doo/Yonhap via AP)
Seoul to resume aid to N. Korea but doesn't set dateSouth Korea has decided to resume humanitarian aid to North Korea to help children and pregnant women, but didn't determine when to provide the assistance amid tensions created by North's nuclear tests
The Associated Press2 hours ago
The rate decision of the Federal Reserve appears on a television screen, on the floor of the New York Stack Exchange, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. The Federal Reserve says it will start in October to gradually unwind its $4.5 trillion balance sheet, which expanded to unprecedented levels in efforts to spur economic growth after the 2008 financial crisis. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
Asian shares weaken, dollar up after Fed's latest statementAsian shares mostly lower, dollar up after Fed says it start trimming bond holdings, plans one more interest rate increase this year
The Associated Press3 hours ago
A Rohingya Muslim woman Parveen Akhtar carries her sister Rashida and waits for aid to arrive at Taiy Khali refugee camp, Bangladesh, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. More than 400,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled to Bangladesh since Aug. 25, when deadly attacks by a Rohingya insurgent group on police posts prompted Myanmar's military to launch "clearance operations" in Rakhine state. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)
Pelting rain, relocation add to woes in Rohingya Muslim campMonsoon rains, relocations and extortion attempts are worsening the living situation in the Bangladeshi camps for Rohingya Muslims who fled Myanmar
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Patten urges China not to see Hong Kongers as dissidentsHong Kong's last British governor has urged President Xi Jinping not to treat the Chinese city's residents like dissidents
The Associated Press16 hours ago
Toshiba board decides on chip sale to Bain Capital groupToshiba says its board has signed off on selling its computer chip business to a group led by Bain Capital Private Equity, but the deal's future remains unclear as Toshiba's U.S. joint venture partner Western Digital opposes it
The Associated Press17 hours ago
Philippine troops kill 9 communist rebels in village clashPhilippine military officials say nine communist guerrillas have been killed in a clash with troops, and a government militiaman was abducted by rebels in the latest flare-ups in the decades-long insurgency
The Associated Press17 hours ago
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