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West Bank outpost's impending evacuation a test for Israel
AMONA OUTPOST, West Bank (AP) -- The fate of 50 white caravans perched atop a West Bank hill in the Amona settler outpost is emerging as a key test for Benjamin Netanyahu's newly-expanded hard-line government.... 5/27/2016 8:30 AM

The Latest: Obama makes historic visit to Hiroshima
HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) -- The Latest on U.S. President Barack Obama's visit to Hiroshima, Japan (all times local):... 5/27/2016 8:07 AM

Obama becomes 1st US president to visit Hiroshima bomb site
HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) -- Barack Obama on Friday became the first sitting U.S. president to visit the site of the world's first atomic bomb attack, bringing global attention both to survivors and to his unfulfilled vision of a world without nuclear weapons.... 5/27/2016 8:05 AM

Obama arrives in Hiroshima, becoming first sitting president to visit site where US droppe...
HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) -- Obama arrives in Hiroshima, becoming first sitting president to visit site where US dropped the first atomic bomb.... 5/27/2016 8:01 AM

Official: Beacon from Egypt crash detected, search narrows
CAIRO (AP) -- The chief investigator in the EgyptAir plane crash that killed all 66 people on board last week says search teams in the Mediterranean have picked up a beacon believed to be from the doomed aircraft.... 5/27/2016 7:43 AM

Village where children climb cliffside ladder may get stairs
BEIJING (AP) -- A village in China's mountainous west where schoolchildren must climb an 800-meter (2,625-foot)-high bamboo ladder secured to a sheer cliff face may get a set of steel stairs to improve safety.... 5/27/2016 7:41 AM

Belgian chaos: Train, prison strikes continue, more to come
BRUSSELS (AP) -- A wildcat train strike paralyzed large swathes of the Belgian rail network for the second day in a row, snarling traffic in the capital and raising fears of more labor unrest to come.... 5/27/2016 7:34 AM

Philips lights up Amsterdam stock exchange with IPO
AMSTERDAM (AP) -- Shares in the lighting division of Dutch electronics giant Philips have soared, early on their first day of trading on the Amsterdam exchange.... 5/27/2016 7:31 AM

US investigating Chinese steelmakers in trade secrets case
BEIJING (AP) -- U.S. regulators are investigating whether Chinese steelmakers used stolen American trade secrets in a case that adds to tensions over accusations Beijing is flooding global markets with low-cost steel.... 5/27/2016 7:23 AM

GM recalls 2.2 million cars in China
BEIJING (AP) -- General Motors Co.'s main Chinese joint venture is recalling 2.2 million cars to deal with insufficient corrosion resistance on crankcase valves.... 5/27/2016 7:22 AM

China's Zoomlion drops bid for US crane maker Terex
HONG KONG (AP) -- Chinese heavy equipment maker Zoomlion says it's abandoning its takeover bid for U.S. crane maker Terex because it failed to reach a deal after months of talks.... 5/27/2016 7:21 AM

Air France workers on trial for assaulting executives
BOBIGNY, France (AP) -- Air France union members are facing trial over a violent protest against job cuts that left two executives fleeing under police cover with their shirts ripped off.... 5/27/2016 7:11 AM

How Alibaba won _ and lost _ a friend in Washington
SHANGHAI (AP) -- In 2011, a respected anti-counterfeiting coalition in Washington escalated its fight against the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, saying that its websites served as a 24-hour market "for counterfeiters and pirates" and should be blacklisted.... 5/27/2016 6:42 AM

3 Cambodian commandos jailed for attack on legislators
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) -- A Cambodian court on Friday convicted three military commandos of beating up two opposition lawmakers outside the parliament last year, and sentenced them to one year each in prison. The legislators' lawyer called the punishment too lenient.... 5/27/2016 6:35 AM

Tennis pros need a CEO's head on top of strong shoulders
PARIS (AP) -- Two rounds of French Open tennis haven't come close to turning Marco Trungelliti into a millionaire.... 5/27/2016 6:32 AM

Asian stocks edge up as investors await Yellen talk, US data
HONG KONG (AP) -- Asian stock markets rose modestly Friday as investors maintained a cautiously optimistic outlook while they waited for U.S. economic data and remarks by the Fed chief.... 5/27/2016 6:23 AM

Review condemns Aussie TV show over botched kidnap attempt
SYDNEY (AP) -- The producer behind an Australian television program's involvement in a mother's botched child-snatching operation in Lebanon has lost his job, as the show's founder on Friday dubbed the debacle "the gravest misadventure in the program's history."... 5/27/2016 6:21 AM

Korean Air jet has engine fire in Tokyo, people evacuated
TOKYO (AP) -- An engine fire broke out on a Korean Air jet about to take off from a Tokyo airport Friday, and seven people may have been injured, an official said.... 5/27/2016 6:15 AM

Visitors to Hiroshima memorial reflect on Obama's visit
HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) -- Visitors to the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park on Friday had this to say ahead of U.S. President Barack Obama's visit later in the day. Obama is the first sitting U.S. president to come to Hiroshima, a city devastated by a U.S.-dropped atomic bomb at the end of World War II.... 5/27/2016 5:49 AM

G-7 leaders express concern over South China Sea, urge peace
SHIMA, Japan (AP) -- The leaders of the Group of Seven advanced industrial countries are expressing concern over China's increasingly assertive activity in the East and South China seas, renewing their warnings against one-sided attempts to change the situation, and emphasizing the importance of resolving territorial disputes peacefully.... 5/27/2016 5:35 AM

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