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The Latest: Japan's Abe moves away from balanced budget goal
The Latest: Japan's Abe moves away from balanced budget goal

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TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's dissolution of the lower house of parliament (all times local): 7:50 p.m. Japanese...

UK central bank warns over rise in consumer credit

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LONDON (AP) — The Bank of England warned Monday of "a pocket of risk" in the rapid growth of consumer credit in the British economy, and is compelling...

Turkey's Erdogan denounces Iraqi Kurds' vote, says Turkish army is at Iraqi border, ready to take 'necessary steps'

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ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's Erdogan denounces Iraqi Kurds' vote, says Turkish army is at Iraqi border, ready to take 'necessary steps'

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China US

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U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross meets Chinese Premier Li Keqiang at the Zhongnanhai state guesthouse in Beijing, China, Monday, Sept. 25, 2017.

China Daily Life
China Daily Life

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Chinese tourists walk along the Mutianyu section of the Great Wall of China on a foggy day on the outskirts of Beijing, Monday, Sept. 25, 2017. The...

'Too many people': Refugee influx worries Bangladesh town
'Too many people': Refugee influx worries Bangladesh town

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COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (AP) — On the miles-long beach that makes Cox's Bazar Bangladesh's top tourist destination, thousands of people picnic and...

China Denmark
China Denmark

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Danish Crown Prince Frederik, front left, runs with others in the Great Wall Run at the Mutianyu section of the Great Wall of China on the outskirts of...

US-based actor Jan Triska dies after fall from Prague bridge
US-based actor Jan Triska dies after fall from Prague bridge

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PRAGUE (AP) — Jan Triska, an actor who moved to the U.S. after being banned by the Czechoslovak Communist regime, has died, more than a day after he...

German business confidence dipped ahead of election
German business confidence dipped ahead of election

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FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — A closely watched survey says German business optimism took a dip in September ahead of federal elections and amid concerns...

Japan's baby panda now has a name: Xiang Xiang, or fragrance
Japan's baby panda now has a name: Xiang Xiang, or fragrance

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TOKYO (AP) — Japan's baby panda now has a name: Xiang Xiang, or fragrance. Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike announced Monday that the 3-month-old giant panda...

Evacuations from Indonesian volcano swell to nearly 50,000
Evacuations from Indonesian volcano swell to nearly 50,000

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BALI, Indonesia (AP) — Nearly 50,000 people have fled the Mount Agung volcano on the Indonesian tourist island of Bali, fearing an imminent eruption....

Polls have opened in Iraq's Kurdish-run provinces, disputed Kirkuk as Iraqi Kurds vote for independence from Baghdad

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IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Polls have opened in Iraq's Kurdish-run provinces, disputed Kirkuk as Iraqi Kurds vote for independence from Baghdad .

Russia Syria
Russia Syria

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In this Feb. 22, 2013 photo, Russian high level officer Valery Asapov, right, poses for a photo with Russian President Vladimir Putin, during an award...

Correction: Haitians-The Mexican Dream story

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TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — In a story Sept. 19 about Haitians settling in Mexico, The Associated Press misidentified the pastor of a Tijuana church. His...

Asian shares mixed as investors mull weekend vote results
Asian shares mixed as investors mull weekend vote results

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HONG KONG (AP) — Asian shares were mixed on Monday as investors turned their attention to global politics and evaluated weekend election results from...

Graft accusations made against Chinese insurance regulator

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BEIJING (AP) — A corruption case against China's former insurance regulator, the highest-ranking figure in Chinese finance to be snared in a marathon...

The Week That Was In Asia Photo Gallery
The Week That Was In Asia Photo Gallery

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In this Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017 file photo, Rohingya Muslim children, who crossed over from Myanmar into Bangladesh, stretch out their arms out to...

Pope's sex abuse advisers also look into children of priests
Pope's sex abuse advisers also look into children of priests

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VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis' committee of advisers on protecting children from sexually abusive priests is expanding its workload to include the...

Berliners back call for city's Tegel Airport to stay open
Berliners back call for city's Tegel Airport to stay open

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BERLIN (AP) — Voters in the German capital have backed a proposal to keep operating Berlin's Tegel Airport even after the city's much-delayed big...

Merkel wins 4th term as nationalists enter German parliament
Merkel wins 4th term as nationalists enter German parliament

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BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel won a fourth term Sunday, but now faces the tricky prospect of forming a coalition with two disparate new...

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