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Warming Arctic spurs battles for riches, shipping routes
Warming Arctic spurs battles for riches, shipping routes

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LANCASTER SOUND, Nunavut (AP) — From a distance, the northern shores of Baffin Island in the Arctic appear barren — a craggy world of snow-capped peaks...

Danish police says DNA test from a headless torso matches with missing Swedish journalist

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COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Danish police says DNA test from a headless torso matches with missing Swedish journalist.

Cambodia Hun Sen
Cambodia Hun Sen

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Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen leans over a garment worker during a visit to Phnom Penh Special Economic Zone on the outskirts of Phnom Penh,...

Cambodia Hun Sen Visit Workers
Cambodia Hun Sen Visit Workers

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Cambodian garment workers fold clothes in a factory as they wait for the visit by Prime Minister Hun Sen at Phnom Penh Special Economic Zone on the...

Myanmar Annan
Myanmar Annan

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Former U.N. Secretary General and Chairman of the Advisory Commission on Rakhine State Kofi Annan, left, presents the final report on Rakhine State to...

Air New Zealand says result strong despite drop in profit

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WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand's national airline on Wednesday reported a 17 percent drop in profit from last year but said it has risen to...

Warming Arctic spurs battles for riches, shipping routes
Warming Arctic spurs battles for riches, shipping routes

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LANCASTER SOUND, Nunavut (AP) — From a distance, the northern shores of Baffin Island in the Arctic appear barren — a craggy world of snow-capped peaks...

Canada Migrant Surge
Canada Migrant Surge

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In this Aug. 2, 2017 photo, asylum seekers get their belongings from a bus after arriving to Olympic Stadium in Montreal, Canada. Officials say the...

Groups make last-minute push to save national monument areas
Groups make last-minute push to save national monument areas

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Conservation groups are airing TV ads, planning rallies and creating parody websites in a last-minute blitz to stop Interior...

Genetic Frontiers Growing Mini Organs
Genetic Frontiers Growing Mini Organs

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Samples of mini organs are magnified with microscope at the Hubrecht Institute in Utrecht, Netherlands on Monday, May 29, 2017. Doctors in the...

US officials: Commander of Navy's 7th Fleet to be relieved of duty after series of ship accidents in Pacific

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TOKYO (AP) — US officials: Commander of Navy's 7th Fleet to be relieved of duty after series of ship accidents in Pacific.

North Korea photos suggest new solid-fuel missile designs

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TOKYO (AP) — North Korea's state media released photos Wednesday that appear to show the designs of one or possibly two new missiles. Concept diagrams...

Tony de Brum, global voice for fighting climate change, dies
Tony de Brum, global voice for fighting climate change, dies

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WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Tony de Brum saw the effects of rising seas from his home in the Marshall Islands and became a leading advocate for the...

US says some remains of sailors found on USS John McCain
US says some remains of sailors found on USS John McCain

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SINGAPORE (AP) — Navy divers searching a flooded compartment of the USS John S. McCain found remains of some of the 10 sailors missing in a collision...

Battle for the Arctic
Battle for the Arctic

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Narwhals swim between sea ice floating in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago, Saturday, July 22, 2017. Known as the unicorns of the ocean because of the...

The Latest: Families name 3 of the missing sailors on McCain
The Latest: Families name 3 of the missing sailors on McCain

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SINGAPORE (AP) — The Latest on the collision between the USS John S. McCain guided missile destroyer and an oil tanker east of Singapore (all times...

New Arctic Icebergs Gallery
New Arctic Icebergs Gallery

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Icebergs float in a fjord after calving off from glaciers on the Greenland ice sheet in southeastern Greenland, Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017. The Greenland...

Hong Kong shuts down in preparation for powerful typhoon

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HONG KONG (AP) — A powerful typhoon forced offices and schools to close and canceled hundreds of flights in Hong Kong, where residents were hunkering...

Asian markets rise modestly after Wall Street's sharp gains
Asian markets rise modestly after Wall Street's sharp gains

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Most Asian markets staged modest gains on Wednesday after overnight gains on Wall Street as geopolitical risks and turmoil at...

S. Korea says no to US request to discuss renegotiating FTA
S. Korea says no to US request to discuss renegotiating FTA

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's top trade negotiator said Tuesday that Seoul will not discuss renegotiation of the free trade agreement with...

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