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Census finds increase in Mekong River's Irrawaddy dolphins
Census finds increase in Mekong River's Irrawaddy dolphins

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PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — The number of critically endangered Irrawaddy dolphins along a stretch of the Mekong River has increased for the first time...

Malaysia releases images of suspects in Palestinian killing
Malaysia releases images of suspects in Palestinian killing

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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian police on Monday released images of two suspects in the killing of a Palestinian engineer and said they...

Construction robots weld, bolt, lift to beat worker shortage
Construction robots weld, bolt, lift to beat worker shortage

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TOKYO (AP) — Robots that can weld, lift and bolt are being developed to help bridge labor shortages at Japanese construction sites, though their use...

HRW: 'Men only' job ads show ongoing discrimination in China
HRW: 'Men only' job ads show ongoing discrimination in China

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BEIJING (AP) — One job ad for Chinese high-speed train conductors called for candidates who were "fashionable and beautiful." Another ad targeting men...

World watching 2 North Korea summits for signs of nuke deal
World watching 2 North Korea summits for signs of nuke deal

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — When North Korean leader Kim Jong Un meets South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Friday, the world will have a single...

Icelandic fugitive in bitcoin heist arrested in Amsterdam

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THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Amsterdam police have arrested an Icelandic fugitive suspected of masterminding the theft of hundreds of computers used...

Qatar denies UAE, Bahrain allegation over military jets

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Qatar is denying an allegation by the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain that it sent military fighter jets...

GM, Korean union reach tentative agreement on wages, workers
GM, Korean union reach tentative agreement on wages, workers

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — General Motors said Monday that it has reached a tentative agreement with its South Korean labor union on measures to cut...

Afghan officials: Taliban attacks kill 14 troops, policemen
Afghan officials: Taliban attacks kill 14 troops, policemen

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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Taliban attacks in western Afghanistan killed 14 soldiers and policemen on Monday as Kabul residents prepared to bury their...

Eurozone interest rates could stay frozen well into 2019
Eurozone interest rates could stay frozen well into 2019

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FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — When will the European Central Bank join the U.S. Federal Reserve and start raising interest rates? This much is clear: It...

Korean Air heiresses to resign as smuggle probe widens
Korean Air heiresses to resign as smuggle probe widens

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Korean Air Lines said Monday that two daughters of its chairman will resign from their executive positions amid mounting...

China's foreign ministry says 32 Chinese and 4 North Koreans died in North Korean traffic accident

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BEIJING (AP) — China's foreign ministry says 32 Chinese and 4 North Koreans died in North Korean traffic accident.

Kensington Palace says the Duchess of Cambridge has been admitted to a hospital in the "early stages of labor"

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LONDON (AP) — Kensington Palace says the Duchess of Cambridge has been admitted to a hospital in the "early stages of labor"

Afghan officials say Taliban attacks on soldiers and police in western Badghis province have killed 14 troops, policemen

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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say Taliban attacks on soldiers and police in western Badghis province have killed 14 troops, policemen.

China: Many Chinese dead, hurt in North Korea traffic crash

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BEIJING (AP) — A large number of Chinese tourists have been killed and injured in a "major traffic accident" in North Korea, China's foreign ministry...

Paraguay ruling party candidate wins presidential election
Paraguay ruling party candidate wins presidential election

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ASUNCION, Paraguay (AP) — The son of a former dictator's top aide won the presidential election in Paraguay on Sunday, helped by a booming economy...

Mexico holds its first presidential debate for July election
Mexico holds its first presidential debate for July election

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MEXICO CITY (AP) — The first of Mexico's presidential debates opened Sunday night with rivals concentrating their fire on front-runner Andres Manuel...

At war with Alibaba: Top brands fight China e-commerce giant

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SHANGHAI (AP) — It was looking like a banner year for business in China. The U.S. clothing company was expecting a 20 percent jump in online sales on...

China Automated Bank
China Automated Bank

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In this April 13, 2018, photo, customers mill outside an automated bank in Shanghai. The outlet opened by Beijing-based China Construction Bank has been...

Foreign companies say Alibaba punishes them for refusing exclusive deals, a charge the Chinese e-commerce giant denies

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SHANGHAI (AP) — Foreign companies say Alibaba punishes them for refusing exclusive deals, a charge the Chinese e-commerce giant denies.

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