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Nepal official says human waste on Everest a major problem
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) -- Human waste left by climbers on Mount Everest has become a problem that is causing pollution and threatening to spread disease on the world's highest peak, the chief of Nepal's mountaineering association said Tuesday.... 3/3/2015 7:22 AM

Macau casino revenue plunges by half in February
HONG KONG (AP) -- Casino revenue in the world gambling capital of Macau plunged by nearly half last month as fewer Chinese high-rollers visited during the busy Lunar New Year holiday, according to a report Tuesday.... 3/3/2015 7:02 AM

Mourners view body of slain opposition leader Boris Nemtsov
MOSCOW (AP) -- Mourners are lining up outside a Moscow human rights center for the funeral of slain opposition leader Boris Nemtsov.... 3/3/2015 6:58 AM

A year on, what's the latest in the hunt for Flight 370?
SYDNEY (AP) -- Nearly a year has passed since Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 vanished on a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing, sparking one of the most perplexing mysteries of modern times. Since then, search crews have taken to air, land and sea in a thus-far fruitless hunt for the plane and the 239 people who disappeared with it.... 3/3/2015 6:49 AM

Indian envoy in Pakistan after talks broke down last year
ISLAMABAD (AP) -- India's foreign secretary has arrived in Pakistan on a two-day visit, marking the first high-level meeting since talks broke down between the two nuclear-armed rivals last year.... 3/3/2015 6:43 AM

Prince William focuses on football and film on China trip
SHANGHAI (AP) -- Britain's Prince William focused his China trip on promoting links between the countries in football and film Tuesday, watching students kick balls around with Premier League-trained coaches ahead of a movie premiere.... 3/3/2015 6:40 AM

Students face off against Myanmar police outside Yangon
LETPADAN, Myanmar (AP) -- Hundreds of police have formed a human chain around student protesters staging a sit-in on a road Tuesday after being blocked from marching to Myanmar's biggest city.... 3/3/2015 6:06 AM

Haitians' 'Brazilian dream' sours as work hard to find
SAO PAULO (AP) -- Under a scorching sun, dozens of Haitians shuffled impatiently about the brick-walled courtyard of Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church. The sight of an approaching employer sparked a skirmish, with the men pushing against each other, jostling for attention.... 3/3/2015 5:01 AM

Asia stocks limp as focus shifts back to China economy
TOKYO (AP) -- Asian stock markets were lackluster Tuesday despite a record day on Wall Street after Australia left interest rates unchanged and investors looked ahead to the release of China's growth target.... 3/3/2015 3:51 AM

China reports say 20 killed after bus falls off cliff
BEIJING (AP) -- A bus carrying an opera troupe fell off a cliff in central China on Tuesday, killing 20 people and injuring 13, state media reported.... 3/3/2015 3:38 AM

Australia sending more troops to Iraq to train local forces
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) -- Australia will send more troops to Iraq to help train local security forces in their battle against the Islamic State group, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Tuesday.... 3/3/2015 3:26 AM

China state media seen stepping-up anti-Western rhetoric
BEIJING (AP) -- Western values are a "ticket to hell," a newspaper published by China's Communist Party said in a recent editorial that held up Ukraine and some Arab countries as examples of outside ideas causing turmoil.... 3/3/2015 2:40 AM

Tourism thrives in Malaysia despite association with tragedy
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- Two airplane catastrophes put Malaysia on the map in a bad way in 2014. But they didn't hurt the country's tourism, and the higher visibility may even have helped: visitor numbers had their strongest growth in years.... 3/3/2015 2:31 AM

North Korea lifts Ebola travel restrictions
TOKYO (AP) -- North Korea has lifted severe restrictions on foreign travel it imposed last year to keep the Ebola virus from crossing its borders.... 3/3/2015 2:30 AM

Joe Biden in Guatemala to talk Central America funding
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) -- U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has arrived in Guatemala for a two-day visit with Central American presidents to discuss funding priorities aimed at slowing migration.... 3/3/2015 2:27 AM

Former presidential security chief shot to death in Haiti
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) -- The chief of presidential security under former Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide was shot to death Monday in the capital, where he had lived since returning to the country after finishing a prison sentence in the United States.... 3/3/2015 2:22 AM

Salonga says she is in talks on taking role in "Allegiance"
MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- Tony award winner Lea Salonga says talks have not yet been finalized on her joining the cast of George Takei's musical "Allegiance" on Broadway, but added it is a show she wants to be part of.... 3/3/2015 2:16 AM

Mexico condemns run of Mexican citizens killed by US police
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- For the third time in less than a month, the Mexican government has condemned the killing of one of its citizens by police in the United States.... 3/3/2015 2:04 AM

Pollution documentary attracts huge interest in China
BEIJING (AP) -- A slick new documentary on China's environmental woes has racked up more than 175 million online views in two days, underscoring growing concern in the country over the impact of air, water and soil pollution.... 3/3/2015 1:55 AM

WIRELESS SHOW PHOTO GALLERY: On the ground in Barcelona
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) -- Couldn't be in Barcelona this week?... 3/2/2015 11:28 PM

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