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The Latest: Memorial outside nightclub mourns slain man -

The Latest: Memorial outside nightclub mourns slain manCINCINNATI (AP) — The Latest on the nightclub shooting in Cincinnati (all times local):


Mon, 27 Mar 2017 08:36:06 -0400

Seven students, one teacher killed in Japan avalanche -

Seven students, one teacher killed in Japan avalancheAn avalanche Monday killed seven Japanese high school students and a teacher on a mountain-climbing outing, and injured 40 more. More than 100 troops were deployed in a major rescue mission after the avalanche hit ski slopes in Tochigi prefecture north of Tokyo. A total of 52 students and 11 teachers from seven high schools were on a three-day mountaineering expedition when disaster struck.


Mon, 27 Mar 2017 07:04:07 -0400

Pakistan says starts fencing Afghanistan border in 'high-threat zones' -

Pakistan says starts fencing Afghanistan border in 'high-threat zones'Pakistan has begun building a fence on its disputed 2,500 km (1,500 mile) border with Afghanistan to prevent incursions by militants, Pakistan's army chief said, in a move likely to further strain relations between the two countries. Pakistan has blamed Pakistani Taliban militants it says are based on Afghan soil for a spate of attacks at home in recent months, urging Kabul to eradicate "sanctuaries" for militants. Citing the attacks, Islamabad earlier this month temporarily shut the main crossing points along the colonial-era Durand Line border, drawn up in 1893 and rejected by Afghanistan.


Mon, 27 Mar 2017 03:00:57 -0400

UN to kick off talks on global nuclear weapons ban -

UN to kick off talks on global nuclear weapons banMore than 100 countries are set to launch the first UN talks on a global nuclear weapons ban on Monday over objections from the major nuclear powers. Some 123 UN members announced in October that they would launch the UN conference to negotiate a legally binding nuclear ban treaty, even as most of the world's declared and undeclared nuclear powers voted against the talks. Britain, France, Israel, Russia and the United States voted no, while China, India and Pakistan abstained.


Mon, 27 Mar 2017 01:35:18 -0400

AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the past week in Asia -

AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the past week in AsiaA 6,800-ton South Korean ferry was hoisted to the surface last week nearly three years after it capsized and sank in violent seas off the country's southwestern coast, an emotional moment for the nation as it searches for closure to one of its deadliest disasters. More than 300 people — most of whom were students on a high school trip — died when the Sewol sank on April 16, 2014, touching off an outpouring of national grief and soul searching about long-ignored public safety and regulatory failures.


Mon, 27 Mar 2017 00:52:00 -0400

3 kidnapped Malaysians rescued in southern Philippines -

3 kidnapped Malaysians rescued in southern PhilippinesMANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippines military said Monday they have rescued three more Malaysian tugboat crewmen held hostage by Muslim militants for eight months in the south of the country.


Mon, 27 Mar 2017 00:12:20 -0400

94-year-old Loraine Maurer has worked at McDonald's for 44 years -

94-year-old Loraine Maurer has worked at McDonald's for 44 yearsThe senior citizen says she loves her job as has no plans to retire anytime soon.


Sun, 26 Mar 2017 23:25:38 -0400

 

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