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Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong, left, is escorted by police as she arrives for a court hearing at Shah Alam High Court in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Malaysian court will rule on Thursday whether the two women, Doan and Indonesia’s Siti Aisyah, will be acquitted or call their defense, for the brazen assassination of North Korea leader's half brother, Kim Jong Nam. (AP Photo/Yam G-Jun)
Key ruling due for women on trial in Kim Jong Nam killingTwo women on trial for the assassination of the North Korean leader's half brother have arrived at a Malaysian court for a key ruling
The Associated Press2 hours ago
A woman carrying a child is escorted by authorities to an apartment following the arrest of a 45-year-old Iraqi refugee, Omar Ameen, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, in Sacramento, Calif. Ameen was arrested on a warrant alleging that he killed an Iraqi policeman in 2014 while serving with the Islamic State terror organization. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
US officials: Iraqi refugee was part of terror groupA 45-year-old Iraqi refugee has been arrested in Northern California on a warrant alleging that he killed an Iraqi policeman while serving with the Islamic State terror organization
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Worker inspect the the area around the collapsed Morandi highway bridge, in Genoa, northern Italy, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. A bridge on a main highway linking Italy with France collapsed in the Italian port city of Genoa during a sudden, violent storm, sending vehicles plunging 90 meters (nearly 300 feet) into a heap of rubble below. (AP Photo/Nicola Marfisi)
Italy hunts for blame in bridge collapse that killed 39Italian prosecutors say they will look at possible design flaws and past maintenance of the Genoa highway bridge that collapsed and killed 39 people
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Cars and trucks are left on a section of the collapsed Morandi highway bridge in Genoa, northern Italy, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. A bridge on a main highway linking Italy with France collapsed in the Italian port city of Genoa during a sudden, violent storm, sending vehicles plunging 90 meters (nearly 300 feet) into a heap of rubble below. (AP Photo/Nicola Marfisi)
The Latest: Survivors describe Italy bridge collapseA survivor of the Italian bridge collapse has described the highway falling out from under him
The Associated Press2 hours ago
CORRECTS CROWN PRINCE'S NAME - In this July, 1975 photo, then Crown Prince Akihito, second from right, and then Crown Princess Michiko, right, visit the Himeyuri Cenotaph, before they were almost hit by a molotov cocktail  in Japan’s southern Okinawa island, where tens of thousands of civilians died in intense fighting near the end of World War II. He has since visited the island 10 times. Okinawans warmly welcomed him and his wife Michiko earlier this year in what was likely his last as emperor. (Kyodo News via AP)
Japanese emperor tries to make amends for his father's warJapan's Emperor Akihito addressed a WWII memorial service for the last time before he abdicates, expressing "deep remorse" in keeping with his mission throughout his reign to try to make amends for his father's war
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Honeymoon in Northern Ireland Ends With American's ArrestA South Carolina man honeymooning in Northern Ireland has been charged with three counts of attempted murder following a fight outside of a bar in the village of Ballycarry, DublinLive reports. Nicholas Keith Warner, 31, an electrical engineer who lives in Summerville, allegedly used a knife to stab three men...
Newser3 hours ago
Afghan men stand near a damaged house following a Taliban attack in Ghazni, Afghanistan, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. A Taliban assault on two adjacent checkpoints in northern Afghanistan killed at least 30 soldiers and police, officials said Wednesday. Life gradually returned to normal in parts of the eastern city of Ghazni after a massive insurgent attack last week, with sporadic gunbattles still underway in some neighborhoods. (AP Photo/Rahmatullah Nikzad)
Suicide bomber targets Shiite students in Kabul, killing 48Suicide bomber targets Shiite area in Kabul, killing 48 students preparing for university exams in attack blamed on IS
The Associated Press4 hours ago
U.S. Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis, left, and Argentina's Defense Minister Oscar Raul Aguad arrive for a press conference in Buenos Aires, Argentina Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. Mattis is on an official visit to several South American countries. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
Mattis says US will work more closely with ArgentinaU.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is pledging closer defense cooperation with Argentina
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Group Accidentally Rediscovers Section of Berlin WallDuring a walk-and-talk event with his constituents in June, a German politician accomplished a lot more than chatting with local voters: He discovered a forgotten, 66-foot-long section of the Berlin Wall. Ephraim Gothe, district councilor in Berlin-Mitte, stumbled upon the section of the wall, covered in graffiti and hidden behind...
Newser6 hours ago
1.4M People, Less Than 2 Square Miles: Welcome to World's Most Crowded CityStretch out your arms and explore that personal space bubble. Now, feel the envy of those living in Paris or Kathmandu. They're among the most crowded cities in the world, according to a 24/7 Wall St. ranking, based on the number of residents per square mile. Topping the list is...
Newser6 hours ago
Afghan men stand in front of burned out shops following a Taliban attack in Ghazni, Afghanistan, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. A Taliban assault on two adjacent checkpoints in northern Afghanistan killed at least 30 soldiers and police, officials said Wednesday. Life gradually returned to normal in parts of the eastern city of Ghazni after a massive insurgent attack last week, with sporadic gunbattles still underway in some neighborhoods. (AP Photo/Rahmatullah Nikzad)
The Latest: UNICEF: Kabul attack on children 'deplorable'The Latest: UNICEF says Kabul attack that killed and wounded dozens of children in a classroom is 'deplorable'
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Verena Papke, CEO of SOS Mediterranee, and Florian Westphal, Managing Director of the German section MSF, speak at a press conference on the situation of the rescue ship Aquarius. (Lisa Ducret/dpa via AP)
The Latest: Malta says Italy taking some Aquarius migrantsMalta says that Italy will take in some of the 141 migrants rescued by the aid ship Aquarius last Friday, in what amounts to a reversal for the hard-line anti-migrant government in Rome that had previously refused to take in any
The Associated Press8 hours ago
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