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  • Kashmiris stage protests during Indian elections

    Published: Thu, Apr 24, 2014

    SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Indian forces used tear gas and wooden batons to disperse scores of Kashmiri demonstrators who raised anti-India slogans and threw rocks to protest against voting in Indian elections in the disputed region. The protesters also attacked some polling stations...

  • Obama: Not hopeful North Korea will change soon

    Updated: Thu, Apr 24, 2014

    TOKYO (AP) — President Barack Obama says he's not optimistic North Korea will stop behaving irresponsibly in the near future. Obama says North Korea is the most destabilizing factor in the Asia-Pacific region. He says if North Korean leaders are serious about being a normal nation,...

  • Biologists watching fish runs after deadly slide

    Updated: Thu, Apr 24, 2014

    DARRINGTON, Wash. (AP) — As search crews continue to look for two missing people following the devastating mudslide in Washington state, scientists are closely monitoring how the avalanche is affecting federally endangered fish runs. It's too early to know the slide's long-term...

  • Fetal tissue used to power Oregon homes

    Updated: Thu, Apr 24, 2014

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon commission has ordered a waste-to-power facility to stop accepting boxed medical waste after learning it might be using the remains of aborted fetuses from British Columbia to generate electricity. Sam Brentano, chairman of the Marion County board of...

  • Stowaway on jet said to be homesick for Africa

    Published: Thu, Apr 24, 2014

    HONOLULU (AP) — A security video shows the California boy who survived stowing away on a jetliner dangling his feet from the aircraft's wheel well after arriving in Hawaii, before jumping 8 to 10 feet to the ground and collapsing, an airport official says. The 15 year old, who...

  • Pakistan: Bomb kills police officer, 2 others

    Published: Thu, Apr 24, 2014

    KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani official says a bombing in the country's south targeted a police officer known for his anti-militant campaigns, killing him and his two friends. Pir Mohammad Shah says the bomb aimed at officer Shafiq Tanoli exploded on Thursday morning in...

  • Britain's Prince William bids Australia farewell

    Updated: Thu, Apr 24, 2014

    CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Britain's Prince William bid farewell to Australia on Thursday in the only speech of his national tour, revealing that his baby son George had become particularly fond of a toy native animal during the visit. "We go away with wonderful memories and George...

  • Top Nepal officials fly to Everest to end crisis

    Updated: Thu, Apr 24, 2014

    KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — With the Mount Everest climbing season increasingly in doubt, Nepalese tourism officials traveled to base camp Thursday to negotiate with Sherpas who want to walk off the job after an avalanche killed 16 of the mountain guides. Friday's avalanche — the worst...

  • EU, post-Soviet republics meet on partnership plan

    Updated: Thu, Apr 24, 2014

    PRAGUE (AP) — Amid Ukraine's deepening crisis, the presidents of post-Soviet republics and EU member states are gathering in Prague to save a project to boost their ties. Launched in the Czech capital in 2009, the Eastern Partnership was supposed to inspire democratic change in six...

  • Obama: New sanctions against Russia are 'teed up'

    Updated: Thu, Apr 24, 2014

    TOKYO (AP) — Warning Russia that new economic sanctions are "teed up," President Barack Obama accused Moscow of failing to live up to an agreement last week to ease tensions in eastern Ukraine. Still, he cautioned that the United States needs to secure the support of allies to...

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