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Beijing tracks the elderly as they take buses, go shopping
BEIJING (AP) -- These days, when people over 80 in Beijing take a bus, see a doctor or spend money, their activities are digitally tracked by the government, as part of an effort to improve services for the country's rapidly growing elderly population.... 5/30/2016 4:26 AM

Bleaching kills third of coral in Great Barrier Reef's north
SYDNEY (AP) -- Scientists say mass bleaching has killed more than a third of the coral in the northern and central parts of Australia's Great Barrier Reef, though corals to the south have escaped with little damage.... 5/30/2016 4:25 AM

Asian stocks rise after Wall Street gains
BEIJING (AP) -- Asian stocks rose Monday following Wall Street's gains as investors looked ahead to economic data this week from China, Australia and Korea.... 5/30/2016 4:05 AM

In Haiti, cradle of rich visual heritage is being reinvented
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) -- Youvensky Despeignes used to spend hours a day at home drawing pencil-and-ink abstractions on cheap notebook paper, his aspirations as a painter frustrated by a lack of opportunities in Haiti where a rich artistic heritage has suffered decades of decline.... 5/30/2016 4:04 AM

Woman fails to save friend in Australian crocodile attack
BRISBANE, Australia (AP) -- A woman struggled in vain to drag her friend from a crocodile's jaws off a northeast Australian beach, police said on Monday.... 5/30/2016 3:31 AM

Japanese boy disappears after parents leave him in forest
TOKYO (AP) -- A 7-year-old boy is missing in a Japanese forest after his parents reportedly made him get out of the car as punishment.... 5/30/2016 2:30 AM

Haiti bracing for trouble as election panel delivers report
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) -- Haitians are bracing for trouble as an electoral verification commission delivers the results of a monthlong review of last year's contested presidential and legislative elections.... 5/30/2016 2:28 AM

Finally allowed 2nd child, older Chinese parents turn to IVF
BEIJING (AP) -- China's decision to allow all married couples to have two children is driving a surge in demand for fertility treatment among older women, putting heavy pressure on clinics and breaking down past sensitivities, and even shame, about the issue.... 5/30/2016 2:27 AM

Mexican police mount big hunt for kidnapped soccer player
CIUDAD VICTORIA, Mexico (AP) -- Federal and state forces mounted a big search operation Sunday for Mexican soccer star Alan Pulido, who was abducted in the crime-plagued northern border state of Tamaulipas.... 5/29/2016 11:27 PM

Brazil's Rousseff says impeachment aimed at corruption probe
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- Suspended President Dilma Rousseff said in an interview published Sunday that leaked audio recordings of men backing her impeachment show the effort to oust her is meant to stop a wide-ranging corruption probe that has implicated numerous leading Brazilian politicians and businessmen.... 5/29/2016 10:55 PM

American charged in Paris police car attack amid protests
PARIS (AP) -- A 27-year-old American man has been given preliminary charges of attempted murder in an exceptionally violent attack on police in their patrol car that drew national attention, the Paris prosecutor's office said Sunday.... 5/29/2016 9:41 PM

Gibraltar fears border with Spain could close if UK quits EU
MADRID (AP) -- Gibraltar could find its access to the single European market blocked by a hostile Spanish government if the United Kingdom were to vote to leave the European Union in a referendum next month, the chief minister of the tiny British territory on Spain's southwestern tip said Sunday.... 5/29/2016 9:35 PM

More than 700 feared dead in recent Mediterranean crossings
POZZALLO, Sicily (AP) -- Survivor accounts have pushed to more than 700 the number of migrants feared dead in Mediterranean Sea shipwrecks over three days in the past week, even as rescue ships saved thousands of others in daring operations.... 5/29/2016 8:15 PM

Saudi Arabia slams Iran's role in Iraq as 'unacceptable'
RIYADH (AP) -- Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said Sunday that Iran must stop meddling in Iraq and that the presence of Iranian military units there is "unacceptable."... 5/29/2016 7:39 PM

Mexican state prosecutor confirms armed men seized soccer player Alan Pulido
CIUDAD VICTORIA, Mexico (AP) -- Mexican state prosecutor confirms armed men seized soccer player Alan Pulido.... 5/29/2016 7:23 PM

Mexican governor confirms armed men seized soccer player Alan Pulido
CIUDAD VICTORIA, Mexico (AP) -- Mexican governor confirms armed men seized soccer player Alan Pulido.... 5/29/2016 7:14 PM

Fighting in central Yemen kills 69
SANAA, Yemen (AP) -- At least 69 people have been killed and dozens injured in two days of fighting in central Yemen between rebels and forces loyal to the internationally recognized government, Yemeni security officials said on Sunday.... 5/29/2016 6:28 PM

Turkey president raps US, Russia, Iran for presence in Syria
ISTANBUL (AP) -- Turkey's president has criticized the United States, Russia and Iran for their presence in Syria and said their unwillingness to depose Syrian President Bashar Assad was contributing to Syrians' pain.... 5/29/2016 6:02 PM

UAE media say US businessman gets 15 years prison
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- A Dubai court sentenced an American businessman to 15 years in prison on Sunday after convicting him on theft and fraud charges.... 5/29/2016 5:54 PM

Israel media: Police recommend indicting Netanyahu's wife
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israeli media reported Sunday that a police investigation has recommended indicting the wife of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over misuse of state funds and inflated household spending.... 5/29/2016 5:52 PM



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