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S. Korea to halt work at joint industrial park with N. Korea
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- South Korea said Wednesday that it would suspend operations at a joint industrial park with North Korea in response to the North's recent rocket launch, the first time in the park's decade of operation that Seoul has halted work there.... 2/10/2016 8:52 AM

US WWII vet reunites with wartime girlfriend in Australia
SYDNEY (AP) -- A 93-year-old World War II veteran from the United States embraced his wartime girlfriend in Australia in their reunion Wednesday after more than 70 years apart.... 2/10/2016 8:51 AM

German authorities say no one missing in deadly train crash
BERLIN (AP) -- Police say they are no longer looking for a missing person in the train crash that has killed 10 and injured dozens in a rural area in southern Germany.... 2/10/2016 8:42 AM

The Latest: European markets solid as focus turns to Fed
LONDON (AP) -- The latest on the turmoil afflicting global financial markets (all times local):... 2/10/2016 8:38 AM

South Korea says it will halt operations at joint industrial park with North Korea in resp...
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- South Korea says it will halt operations at joint industrial park with North Korea in response to rocket launch.... 2/10/2016 8:09 AM

AP PHOTOS: Jumping donkey leaps to fame in Egyptian village
EL-ARID, Egypt (AP) -- A donkey has leapt to fame in a small Egyptian village by defying her species' well-known stubbornness and jumping hurdles on command.... 2/10/2016 7:53 AM

Aussie lawmakers gifted designer watches, think they're fake
SYDNEY (AP) -- Australia's former prime minister and two other politicians were gifted designer watches by a Chinese businessman - but initially kept them only because they thought the 40,000 Australian dollar ($28,000) timepieces were fake, a newspaper reported Wednesday.... 2/10/2016 7:46 AM

Russian Opposition leader attacked with a cake
MOSCOW (AP) -- A prominent Russian opposition figure says he has been attacked - with a cake.... 2/10/2016 7:44 AM

Hong Kong student held at airport after violent clashes
HONG KONG (AP) -- A Hong Kong student activist group says one of its members has been detained at the city's airport apparently on suspicion of involvement in a violent Lunar New Year clash between police and protesters.... 2/10/2016 7:44 AM

Myanmar military plane crash kills 4
NAYPYITAW, Myanmar (AP) -- Four Myanmar military personnel were killed and one survived when an air force utility aircraft crashed after taking off from the airport in the capital Naypyitaw.... 2/10/2016 7:40 AM

Indonesia air force plane crashes into home; 2 aboard killed
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) -- An Indonesian air force plane crashed into a house Wednesday on the country's main island of Java, killing both people on board and critically injuring a woman in the home, an official said.... 2/10/2016 6:41 AM

In Central America, gangs an obstacle in battle against Zika
CUSCATANCINGO, El Salvador (AP) -- For health workers battling Zika across much of Central America, the immediate menace is not the mosquitoes that transmit the virus. It's the gangsters who control the streets, and sometimes threaten their lives.... 2/10/2016 5:10 AM

Sikh man barred from Mexico flight sees 'small victory'
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- An Indian-American actor and designer who was turned away from an airline flight after refusing to remove his Sikh turban during a security check said he's "thrilled" that Aeromexico is vowing to overhaul its screening protocols.... 2/10/2016 5:08 AM

China reports 1st case of imported Zika virus
BEIJING (AP) -- China has reported its first case of the Zika virus in a man who recently traveled to Venezuela.... 2/10/2016 4:06 AM

Developers of toppled Taiwan building detained
TAINAN, Taiwan (AP) -- Three Taiwanese construction company executives have been detained on charges of professional negligence resulting in death following the collapse of an apartment building that killed dozens.... 2/10/2016 3:50 AM

Journalist kidnapped in southern Mexico found dead
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- A reporter who was kidnapped by armed assailants in the Gulf Coast state of Veracruz this week has been found dead, Mexican authorities said Tuesday.... 2/10/2016 3:43 AM

Magnitude 6.3 quake strikes Chile, no damage reported
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) -- A 6.3-magnitude earthquake struck Chile's central region Tuesday evening, shaking buildings as far away as the capital of Santiago. But no damage or injuries were reported and authorities discounted the possibility of a tsunami hitting the country's long coast.... 2/10/2016 2:23 AM

UN experts: North Korea continues to evade UN sanctions
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- U.N. experts say North Korea is continuing to evade U.N. sanctions, using airlines, ships, and the international financial system to trade in prohibited items for its nuclear and ballistic missile programs raising important questions about the sanctions regime.... 2/10/2016 2:11 AM

Australia drops charge against suspected Kurdish militant
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) -- The government has dropped a charge against an Australian man accused of preparing to fight with Kurdish militants against the Islamic State movement.... 2/10/2016 12:30 AM

UN: Number of Haitians needing food aid spikes amid drought
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) -- Drought-stricken Haiti is grappling with its most serious food crisis in 15 years as the number of people in need of urgent food aid has recently spiked, the head of the U.N. World Food Program's country office said Tuesday.... 2/9/2016 11:20 PM

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