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  • Filipino troops kill notorious Abu Sayyaf kidnapper in clash

    4 hours, 7 minutes ago

    (AP) MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine military chief says marines have killed an Abu Sayyaf extremist commander considered to be one of the most notorious kidnappers in the country's south. Military chief Gen. Eduardo Ano tells The Associated Press that ...

  • Philippine military chief says an Abu Sayyaf extremist commander and notorious kidnapper has been killed in clash

    4 hours, 30 minutes ago

    (AP) MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine military chief says an Abu Sayyaf extremist commander and notorious kidnapper has been killed in clash.

  • The Latest: Venezuela notifies OAS of intention to leave

    4 hours, 42 minutes ago

    (AP) CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Latest on xxxxxxx (all times local): 7:40 p.m. Venezuela has formally notified the Organization of American States of its intention to leave the regional body whose leader has been one of the fiercest critics of ...

  • The Latest: Arkansas toddler found dead, 2nd child missing

    5 hours, 6 minutes ago

    (AP) MENA, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on two relatives found dead and missing children in Arkansas (all times local): 6:15 p.m. Investigators say one of two Arkansas children reported missing after their mother's body was found in a creek has ...

  • Powerful quake rouses people from sleep in south Philippines

    5 hours, 14 minutes ago

    (AP) MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine officials say a powerful earthquake with a magnitude of 7.2 has struck off a southern province and prompted a local tsunami warning, but there are no immediate reports of damage or injuries. Renato Solidum of ...

  • UN council backs new effort to end Western Sahara conflict

    5 hours, 38 minutes ago

    (AP) UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council has unanimously approved a resolution backing the secretary-general's new effort to resolve the 40-year conflict over the Western Sahara which has pitted Morocco against the Polisario Front independence movement. The resolution was ...

  • The Latest: North Korea test-fires ballistic missile

    6 hours, 7 minutes ago

    (AP) SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on North Korea test-firing a missile Saturday (all times local): 7:12 a.m. A U.S. official says North Korea has tested what was likely a medium-range ballistic missile. The official says the missile broke ...

  • Manafort-linked lobbying firm registers as foreign agent

    6 hours, 53 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — A Washington lobbying firm that worked under the direction of two former campaign aides to President Donald Trump has registered with the Justice Department as a foreign agent. The registration Friday by Mercury LLC comes as the ...

  • South Korean military: North Korea test-fires unidentified missile; no other details released

    7 hours ago

    (AP) SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean military: North Korea test-fires unidentified missile; no other details released.

  • Iraqi officials: Car bomb kills 4 and wounds 8

    7 hours, 45 minutes ago

    (AP) BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi police and hospital officials say a car bomb at a police station in central Baghdad killed four people and wounded eight late Friday night. The explosion targeted the back entrance to the police station and a ...

  • NKorea official calls US efforts to rid nukes a 'wild dream'

    8 hours, 53 minutes ago

    (AP) UNITED NATIONS (AP) — North Korea's deputy U.N. ambassador said Friday that U.S. efforts to get rid of his country's nuclear weapons through military threats and sanctions are "a wild dream." Kim In Ryong told The Associated Press that North ...

  • Nevada police search for man who stole TV from resort

    9 hours, 26 minutes ago

    (AP) SPARKS, Nev. (AP) — Police are asking for help in finding a thief who walked off with a flat-screen TV from a Nugget Casino Resort hotel room. Security footage shows a man on Thursday morning walking out of a room ...

  • Stream of quakes rattles Chilean coast

    9 hours, 43 minutes ago

    (AP) SANTIAGO, CHILE (AP) — More than a dozen moderate earthquakes have rattled the Chilean coast within just over two hours, the most powerful of them registered at magnitude 5.9. The continued rattling prompted some cities to suspend classes and give ...

  • Boy turns in $2,000 he found, gets Outstanding Citizen Award

    9 hours, 54 minutes ago

    (AP) ARLINGTON, Mass. (AP) — A 6-year-old Massachusetts boy who turned in $2,000 in cash he found in a bank bag lost by a restaurant employee has received an Outstanding Citizen Award. Arlington resident Jasper Dopman was walking with his father, ...

  • Justice Dept. names new acting national security leader

    10 hours, 24 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department has named a new acting head of its national security division, which is responsible for overseeing an investigation into potential ties between Russia and the campaign of President Donald Trump. Dana Boente, a longtime ...

  • Pakistan: Thousands of activists rally against PM Sharif

    10 hours, 25 minutes ago

    (AP) ISLAMABAD (AP) — Thousands of supporters of Pakistan's popular opposition leader Imran Khan have rallied in the capital Islamabad to call for the resignation of the country's prime minister, Nawaz Sharif, over his alleged corruption. Friday's rally came a week ...

  • Russia seeks arrest of former Ukraine prime minister

    10 hours, 33 minutes ago

    (AP) MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Russia has sent a request to the international police agency Interpol for the arrest and extradition of former Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, claiming he killed Russian soldiers in Chechnya in the 1990s. Yatsenyuk was one ...

  • Venezuelans march to prison to demand freedom for activists

    10 hours, 42 minutes ago

    (AP) CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Hundreds of opponents of President Nicolas Maduro are marching to a military prison outside Caracas to demand the release of Leopoldo Lopez and other jailed activists they consider political prisoners. Friday's march is part of an ...

  • French far-right leader Le Pen says she 'abhors' Holocaust doubters amid scandal over party official

    10 hours, 46 minutes ago

    (AP) PARIS (AP) — French far-right leader Le Pen says she 'abhors' Holocaust doubters amid scandal over party official.

  • Guns at the gun convention? Not with the president there

    10 hours, 52 minutes ago

    (AP) ATLANTA (AP) — For the excited NRA faithful, one aspect of seeing President Donald Trump open their annual meeting was a bit of a downer: No guns allowed. Guns are allowed in most public places in Georgia, including the Georgia ...

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