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December 14, 2017 - 3:15 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Three astronauts have landed back on Earth after nearly six months aboard the International Space Station. A Russian Soyuz capsule with NASA's Randy Bresnik, Russia's Sergey Ryazanskiy and Paolo Nespoli of the European Space Agency descended under a red-and-white parachute and landed...
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December 14, 2017 - 3:09 am
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's financial crime intelligence agency on Thursday widened its allegations against the country's largest bank, the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, of failing to comply with measures to prevent money laundering and terrorism financing. The Australian Transaction...
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December 14, 2017 - 1:44 am
BANGKOK (AP) — International aid group Doctors Without Borders said its field survey has found at least 6,700 Rohingya Muslims were killed between August and September in a crackdown by Myanmar's security forces. The group, known by its French acronym MSF, said in a statement made available...
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December 13, 2017 - 11:59 pm
BEIJING (AP) — South Korean President Moon Jae-in was due to meet his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping Thursday on a visit to Beijing aimed at repairing ties frayed by a dispute over the deployment of an anti-missile system. The two leaders were to preside over a document signing ceremony following...
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December 13, 2017 - 10:30 pm
BEIJING (AP) — China's central bank responded to the U.S. Federal Reserve's interest rate increase by nudging up a key policy rate Thursday on lending to commercial banks but left the benchmark rate for borrowing by companies and the public unchanged. The People's Bank of China said it was...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, file photo, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, left, holds hands with his former counterpart Manmohan Singh during a ceremony to pay tributes to security officials who lost their lives in the 2001 attack on Indian parliament, in New Delhi, India. Against the backdrop of an increasingly personal and bitterly fought local election, India is witnessing the unusual spectacle of Modi locked in a bitter verbal duel with his predecessor, accusing the opposition of holding secret meetings with officials from archrival Pakistan to impact the polls. The unsubstantiated allegations have prompted a sharply worded response from Singh. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup, File)
December 13, 2017 - 6:53 pm
NEW DELHI (AP) — India is witnessing the unusual spectacle of Prime Minister Narendra Modi locked in a bitter verbal duel with his predecessor and accusing the opposition of holding secret meetings with officials from archrival Pakistan to impact local elections. Modi, who swept to power in 2014...
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Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas gestures as he talks during the closing news conference following the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation's Extraordinary Summit in Istanbul, Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017. Muslim nations of the 57-member Organisation of Islamic Cooperation are rejecting U.S. President Donald Trump's declaration of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, and appear set to counter it with a declaration of east Jerusalem as the capital of a future Palestinian state. (Onur Coban/Pool Photo via AP)
December 13, 2017 - 2:37 pm
ISTANBUL (AP) — Breaking with years of courting the U.S., Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas called Wednesday for the United Nations to replace Washington as a Mideast mediator and suggested he might not cooperate with the Trump administration's much-anticipated effort to hammer out an Israeli-...
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Naomi Findlay and Dean Wilkins, look at their daughter, three-week-old Vanellope Hope Wilkins who was born with an extremely rare condition in which the heart grows on the outside of the body, at Glenfield Hospital in Leicester, Monday Dec. 11, 2017. (Ben Birchall/PA via AP)
December 13, 2017 - 10:26 am
LONDON (AP) — British officials say a baby born with an extremely rare condition has survived three surgeries to place her heart inside her chest. Glenfield Hospital in Leicester said Wednesday that baby Vanellope Hope was born in late November with her heart growing on the outside of her body. The...
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Naomi Findlay and Dean Wilkins, look at their daughter, three-week-old Vanellope Hope Wilkins who was born with an extremely rare condition in which the heart grows on the outside of the body, at Glenfield Hospital in Leicester, Monday Dec. 11, 2017. (Ben Birchall/PA via AP)
December 13, 2017 - 10:26 am
LONDON (AP) — British officials say a baby born with an extremely rare condition has survived three surgeries to place her heart inside her chest. Glenfield Hospital in Leicester said Wednesday that baby Vanellope Hope was born in late November with her heart growing on the outside of her body. The...
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Naomi Findlay and Dean Wilkins, look at their daughter, three-week-old Vanellope Hope Wilkins who was born with an extremely rare condition in which the heart grows on the outside of the body, at Glenfield Hospital in Leicester, Monday Dec. 11, 2017. (Ben Birchall/PA via AP)
December 13, 2017 - 10:26 am
LONDON (AP) — British officials say a baby born with an extremely rare condition has survived three surgeries to place her heart inside her chest. Glenfield Hospital in Leicester said Wednesday that baby Vanellope Hope was born in late November with her heart growing on the outside of her body. The...
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