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FILE - In this July 18, 2004 file photo, former U.S. Army deserter to North Korea, Charles Jenkins, left, escorted by his wife Hitomi Soga, right, and their daughter Mika, center, arrives at Tokyo's Haneda International Airport. Jenkins, who married Soga, a Japanese abductee and lived in Japan after their release in the 2000s, has died. He was 77.(AP Photo/Itsuo Inouye, File)
Ex-US deserter to NKorea who married Japanese abductee diesCharles Jenkins, a U.S. Army deserter to North Korea who married a Japanese abductee and lived in Japan after their release, has died at age 77
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Men walk past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017. Shares were mostly lower in Asia on Tuesday as investors stepped back after several days of advances, erasing early gains. Markets are awaiting the Federal Reserve meeting on Wednesday and the outcome of a major Chinese planning conference.  (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
World stocks turn higher as investors eye Fed decisionWorld stocks turn higher as investors look ahead to expected Fed rate increase
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A motorcycle is parked in front of a building where 27-year-old Bangladeshi man Akayed Ullah, used to live in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017. Bangladesh counterterrorism officers are questioning the wife and other relatives of Ullah, who is accused of carrying out a bomb attack in New York City's subway system, officials said Tuesday. (AP Photo/A.M. Ahad)
Bangladesh questions family of man accused of NYC attackBangladesh counterterrorism officers are questioning the wife and other relatives of a man accused of carrying out a bomb attack in New York City's subway system
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Thailand welcomes easing of EU political sanctionsThailand's military junta has welcomed the European Union's decision to ease political sanctions imposed against it for overthrowing an elected government in 2014
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EU suspends aid to Cambodian election commissionThe European Union says it has suspended assistance to Cambodia's election commission following last month's dissolution of the country's main opposition party
The Associated Press6 hours ago
In this Monday, Dec.11, 2017 photo, an Indian fish seller cleans his drum at the river Brahmaputra in Gauhati, India. Officials in India's northeast are complaining that Chinese construction activity on the upper reaches of one of the largest rivers that flows into India are likely turning the waters downstream turbid and unfit for human consumption. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath)
India says Chinese construction on river dirtying waterOfficials in India's northeast are complaining that Chinese construction activity on the upper reaches of one of Asia's largest river that flows into India are likely turning the waters downstream turbid and unfit for human consumption
The Associated Press6 hours ago
UK banker back in Hong Kong court for murder appealA British banker sentenced to life in prison for the gruesome slayings of two Indonesian women has appeared in a Hong Kong court to appeal his conviction
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Image of Asia: Preparing a sail for yacht raceImage of Asia: Preparing a sail for yacht race
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Pakistani army: Militants attack patrol, killing 2 soldiersPakistani army: Militants target army vehicle on patrol in northwestern region, killing 2 soldiers
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Afghan official says Taliban attacks have killed 3 soldiersAfghan official: Taliban target military checkpoints in eastern Ghazni province, killing 2 Afghan soldiers
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Police block off a sidewalk while responding to a report of an explosion near Times Square on Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
Subway blast arrest leads to discussion of immigration rulesSubway pipe bomb explosion, arrest of Bangladeshi immigrant lead to discussion of US immigration rules; Trump says 'inadequately vetted people' entering
The Associated Press11 hours ago
US military: 1 soldier dies, 2 injured in vehicle incidentUS military: American soldier dies from injuries sustained during vehicle incident in eastern Afghanistan
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Australian lawmaker quits over Chinese political linksAn influential Australian opposition lawmaker under fire over his close links to wealthy Chinese political donors has announced he is quitting the Senate for the good of his party as the government moves against foreign interference in politics
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Ancient wrestling offers a future for some in modern IndiaLike many traditions in rapidly modernizing India, kushti wrestling faces the threat of being left behind
The Associated Press16 hours ago
AP: Rohingya methodically raped by Myanmar's armed forcesThe Associated Press has found that the rape of Rohingya women by Myanmar's security forces has been sweeping and methodical
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