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Orphaned kids build new lives after Sierra Leone's mudslidesHundreds of orphaned children must build new lives after Sierra Leone's mudslides as child trafficking a concern
The Associated Press21 minutes ago
People play in the strong wind from Typhoon Hato on the waterfront of Victoria Habour in Hong Kong, Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017. A powerful typhoon barreled into Hong Kong on Wednesday, forcing offices and schools to close and leaving flooded streets, shattered windows and hundreds of canceled flights in its wake. Typhoon Hato came within 60 kilometers (37 miles) of Hong Kong, close enough to be considered a direct hit under Hong Kong's storm warning system. It was headed toward the western side of mainland China's Pearl River Delta. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
16 dead as strong typhoon floods Macau, southern ChinaThe most powerful typhoon to hit the southern Chinese region in more than half a century has left at least 16 dead as a sudden deluge swamped the gambling hub of Macau, submerging streets and stranding residents
The Associated Press24 minutes ago
Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Rich Hill walks off the mound after Pittsburgh Pirates' Josh Harrison hit a solo home run to win the game and break up Hill's no-hit effort in the tenth inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, in Pittsburgh. The Pirates won 1-0 in ten innings.(AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
10 Things to Know for TodayAmong 10 Things to Know: Within 24 hours, a pair of wildly different Trump speeches; Charlottesville to host 'community recovery' town hall; Winning ticket for $758.7 million Powerball jackpot drawn in Massachusetts
The Associated Press30 minutes ago
In this Aug. 1, 2017 photo, Thailand's former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra arrives at the Supreme Court for to make final statement of the hearing in Bangkok, Thailand. Friends and foes alike of Yingluck Shinawatra, are anxiously awaiting a verdict Friday, Aug. 25, 2017 by the country's Supreme Court on charges that she was criminally negligent in implementing a rice subsidy program that is estimated to have cost the government as much as $17 billion and could now cost her 10 years in prison. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
Thai ex-PM appeals to supporters to stay away from courtThailand's former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is urging supporters to stay away from court as faces the possibility of spending 10 years behind bars for a policy that prosecutors claim cost the country as much as $17 billion.
The Associated Press30 minutes ago
In this image taken from video a police officer examines a van behind a cordoned-off area in Rotterdam, Wednesday Aug. 23, 2017, after a concert by an American rock band was cancelled Wednesday night following a threat, the city's mayor said. Police detained the driver of a van with Spanish license plates carrying a number of gas tanks inside. (RTL via AP)
The Latest: Dutch counterterror chief praises police actionsThe Dutch counterterror chief is praising police for their actions after they arrested a suspect in an investigation into a terror threat against an American band's concert in Rotterdam and detained a van driver near the concert venue
The Associated Press32 minutes ago
FILE - In this Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017 file photo, emergency team members collect evidence at the explosion site where the attacks of Barcelona were planned, in Alcanar, Tarragona province, Spain. A van veered onto a promenade and barreled down the busy walkway in central Barcelona on Thursday, swerving back and forth as it mowed down pedestrians and turned a picturesque tourist destination into a bloody killing zone.  (AP Photo/Joan Revillas, File)
Spain: Police identify 2nd suspect killed in Alcanar blastCatalan police have identified the body of the second suspect killed in a blast at the house where the cell that carried out the attacks in and near Barcelona was preparing bombs
The Associated Press42 minutes ago
UAE imprisons transgender Singaporean, friend for their lookFriends and family say a transgender Singaporean and her friend have been sentenced to a year in prison in the capital of the United Arab Emirates for dressing in a feminine way
The Associated Press45 minutes ago
FILE - In this May 3, 1982 file photo, President Ronald Reagan and first lady Nancy Reagan pose with the Butler family on their front porch at their home in College Park, Md. home of the family, which has been victimized by racial harassment. Father William Aitcheson, a Virginia priest is taking a leave of absence after disclosing he once was a member of the Ku Klux Klan. Aitcheson, then-a 22-year-old member of the Ku Klux Klan, was convicted of a criminal misdemeanor in the case and sentenced to 90 days in jail. From left are, grandmother Dorothea Tolson, the president, Mrs. Reagan, Phillip and Barbara Butler with daughter Natasha.  (AP Photo/Barry Thumma, File)
Cross-burning victims wonder why priest is confessing nowA black family who was victimized by a former Klansman turned Catholic priest wonder why he's decided to confess now
The Associated Press47 minutes ago
Pittsburgh Pirates' Josh Harrison (5) is congratulated by teammates after hitting a walk-off home run to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers and break up the no-hitter by Dodgers starting pitcher Rich Hill in the tenth inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, in Pittsburgh. The Pirates won 1-0 in ten innings.(AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
Hill loses no-hit try on HR in 10th, Pirates top Dodgers 1-0Dodgers lefty Rich Hill lost his perfect game on an error in the ninth inning, then lost his no-hitter on a leadoff home run in the 10th by Josh Harrison that sent the Pittsburgh Pirates over Los Angeles 1-0
The Associated Press48 minutes ago
Swiss police: 8 missing after mudslide near Italian borderPolice say eight people are still missing a day after a mudslide and rockslide hit a small Swiss village near the Italian border
The Associated Press52 minutes ago
FILE- In this Aug. 19, 2017 file photo, flood affected people sleep by the national highway toll plaza at Araria district, in the eastern Indian state of Bihar. Devastating floods triggered by monsoon rains have killed more than 950 people and displaced close to 40 million people from their homes across northern India, southern Nepal and northern Bangladesh in recent days. (AP Photo/Aftab Alam Siddiqui, File)
At least 950 killed in South Asia's annual monsoon floodsDevastating floods triggered by monsoon rains have killed more than 950 people and affected close to 40 million people across northern India, southern Nepal and northern Bangladesh
The Associated Press9 minutes ago
In this Aug. 1, 2017 photo, Thailand's former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra waves to supporters as she arrives at the Supreme Court to make her final statements in a trial on a charge of criminal negligence in Bangkok, Thailand. Friends and foes alike of Yingluck Shinawatra, are anxiously awaiting a verdict Friday, Aug. 25, 2017 by the country's Supreme Court on charges that she was criminally negligent in implementing a rice subsidy program that is estimated to have cost the government as much as $17 billion and could now cost her 10 years in prison. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
Thailand awaits verdict that could send former PM to prisonThais anxiously await a verdict on charges accusing former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra of negligence in implementing a rice subsidy estimated to have cost billions and that could send her to prison
The Associated Press1 hour ago
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