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S.Korea foreign minister in Beijing in effort to repair tiesSouth Korea's foreign minister, Kang Kyung-wha, is meeting with her Chinese counterpart as the countries work to repair strained relations ahead of a visit by South Korean President Moon Jae-in to Beijing next month
The Associated Press19 minutes ago
US Navy tweets 8 people recovered from Pacific plane crash in good condition; search on for 3 othersUS Navy tweets 8 people recovered from Pacific plane crash in good condition; search on for 3 others
The Associated Press37 minutes ago
Philippines to extradite priest accused of molesting US boysA Philippine official says the government is preparing to extradite to the United States a Filipino Catholic priest who is facing charges of sexually molesting two boys in two North Dakota churches in the 1990s
The Associated Press50 minutes ago
FILE - In this Monday, Oct. 2, 2017, file photo, the USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier arrives in Hong Kong. A U.S. Navy C-2 Greyhound plane carrying 11 crew and passengers crashed into the Pacific Ocean on Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, while on the way to the USS Ronald Reagan the Navy said. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu, File)
US Navy plane with 11 crashes into Pacific; 8 found aliveEight people aboard a Navy plane that crashed in the Pacific were recovered in good condition and a search continues for three other missing personnel
The Associated Press21 minutes ago
Group calls for Indonesian forces to stop virginity testsHuman Rights Watch says Indonesia's military and police continue to perform abusive "two finger" virginity tests on female recruits three years after the World Health Organization declared they had no scientific validity
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this March 14, 2017, file photo, a U.S. Navy C-2 Greyhound approaches the deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson during the annual joint military exercise called Foal Eagle between South Korea and the United States at an unidentified location in the international waters, east of the Korean Peninsula. A similar type of the U.S. Navy plane carrying 11 crew and passengers crashed into the Pacific Ocean on Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, while on the way to the USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier, the Navy said. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File)
The Latest: Navy says 8 people recovered in good conditionThe U.S. Navy says eight people recovered from the crash of a transport aircraft in the Pacific are in good condition and the search continues for three others
The Associated Press28 minutes ago
Japan says 8 found from US Navy plane crash in Pacific; fate unclearJapan says 8 found from US Navy plane crash in Pacific; fate unclear
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Search underway for crew of capsized fishing ship off PalauA search is underway for two Japanese and five Indonesian crew members after their fishing ship was found capsized in the western Pacific
The Associated Press2 hours ago
US Navy says aircraft with 11 people aboard has crashed in Pacific Ocean on the way to aircraft carrier Ronald ReaganUS Navy says aircraft with 11 people aboard has crashed in Pacific Ocean on the way to aircraft carrier Ronald Reagan
The Associated Press3 hours ago
This image made from Nov. 13, 2017, surveillance video released by the United Nations command shows a North Korean soldier, second right, running from a jeep and later shot by North Korean soldiers at right. A North Korean soldier made a desperate dash to freedom in a jeep and then on foot, being shot at least five times as he limped across the border and was rescued by South Korean soldiers, according to dramatic video released by the U.S.-led U.N. command Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. (United Nations Command via AP)
Cold War drama caught on video as N. Korean soldier escapesOn a cold, gray afternoon, a lone North Korean soldier races toward freedom, the shock of his comrades palpable as they realize he is defecting to the South and start sprinting after him
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Journalists watch the CCTV footage regarding a North Korean soldier's defection during a press conference at the Defense Ministry in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. A North Korean soldier made a desperate dash to freedom in a jeep and then on foot, being shot at least five times as he limped across the border and was rescued by South Korean soldiers, according to dramatic video released by the U.S.-led U.N. command Wednesday. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
Dramatic video shows escape, shooting of N. Korean defectorThe U.S.-led U.N. command has released a dramatic video showing the desperate dash to freedom and shooting of a North Korean soldier
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Australia loses 9th legislator in citizenship crisisAn Australian senator who is British by descent has become the ninth lawmaker to leave Parliament over a 116-year-old constitutional ban on dual nationals running for office that threatens to bring down the government
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Man found burning in San Diego was once prisoner of NKoreaA man who was found on fire in San Diego is a former prisoner of North Korea who was freed with the help of former President Jimmy Carter
The Associated Press8 hours ago
U.S. releases dramatic video of a North Korean soldier's desperate dash across border, and his rescue after being shotU.S. releases dramatic video of a North Korean soldier's desperate dash across border, and his rescue after being shot
The Associated Press9 hours ago
In this picture taken on May 4, 2017, a Pakistani boy who was allegedly raped by a mullah or religious cleric, sits on a swing in Kehror Pakka, Pakistan. An AP investigation has found that sexual abuse is a pervasive problem at madrassas, or Islamic schools, in Pakistan. But in a culture where clerics are powerful and sexual abuse is a taboo subject, it is seldom discussed or even acknowledged in public. It is even more seldom prosecuted. (AP Photo/K.M. Chaudary)
Islamic schools in Pakistan plagued by sex abuse of childrenSexual abuse is pervasive at Islamic schools in Pakistan, but the problem is seldom acknowledged and even more seldom prosecuted, an Associated Press investigation finds
The Associated Press10 hours ago
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