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Image of Asia: Congress party supporters protest in Delhi

By The Associated Press
Associated Press

In this photo by Altaf Qadri, supporters of India's opposition Congress party try to break through police barricades while marching toward the Indian Parliament during...full story
updated 2016-05-06 11:22 PM
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Image of Asia: Congress party supporters protest in Delhi
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

In this photo by Altaf Qadri, supporters of India's opposition Congress party try to break through police barricades while marching toward the Indian Parliament during....Fullstory

2016-05-06 11:22 PM

Turbulence injures 7 on Pittsburgh-bound jet from Punta Cana

Associated Press

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A Pittsburgh-bound flight from Punta Cana had to be diverted to Florida after four crew members and three passengers were injured from....Fullstory

2016-05-06 10:22 PM

The Latest: UN rights chief condemns strikes on Syrian camp

Associated Press

BEIRUT (AP) -- The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local): 3 p.m. The U.N. human rights chief is condemning as "murderous attacks" air strikes....Fullstory

2016-05-06 09:01 PM

Sister: Chinese activist may be severely ill and needs care

Associated Press

BEIJING (AP) -- The sister of a prominent imprisoned Chinese political activist says she is worried her brother is seriously ill and is urging the....Fullstory

2016-05-06 06:42 PM

LGBT community braces for impact of new counseling law
By SHEILA BURKE
Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Roddy Biggs was 13 and depressed, and had been seeing a therapist for six months before he revealed something he had....Fullstory

2016-05-06 04:22 PM

US military supporting Yemen in fight against al-Qaida
By LOLITA C. BALDOR
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Pentagon is providing military support, intelligence, ships and special operations forces to help in the ongoing operations against al-Qaida militants in....Fullstory

2016-05-06 04:22 PM

China seeks global support for South China Sea policies
By CHRISTOPHER BODEEN
Associated Press

BEIJING (AP) -- China is seeing mixed results in its effort to enlist friendly states in its push to exclude the U.S. and its allies....Fullstory

2016-05-06 04:22 PM

A timeline of the 123-year history of the Tampa Tribune
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- The Tampa Tribune has a long and storied 123-year history in Florida. It started in 1893, won a Pulitzer in....Fullstory

2016-05-06 03:22 PM

Aquino's pick for Philippine president banks on clean image
By JIM GOMEZ
Associated Press

MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- A U.S.-educated investment banker and the richest Philippine presidential aspirant, Mar Roxas lacks the dramatic life stories of his rivals, including....Fullstory

2016-05-06 02:42 PM

Scotland's pro-independence party scores big gains in vote

Associated Press

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) -- The pro-independence Scottish National Party has secured a third term in government with an overwhelming victory in parliamentary elections. Just 20 months....Fullstory

2016-05-06 01:42 PM

Kerry stars in Russian adaptation of Robert Burns poem

Associated Press

MOSCOW (AP) -- The Russian foreign minister's spokeswoman has lightheartedly riffed on a poem by Robert Burns to comment on the frequent phone calls between....Fullstory

2016-05-06 11:01 PM

Intesa SanPaolo earnings slide on weaker trading, charges

Associated Press

MILAN (AP) -- Intesa SanPaolo says first-quarter net income slid by 25 percent due to a softer trading performance and contributions it made to a....Fullstory

2016-05-06 10:22 PM

Romania clears loan to Moldova to pay pensions, salaries

Associated Press

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) -- Moldova's president has approved a 150 million euro ($171 million) loan to neighboring Moldova needed to pay state sector salaries and....Fullstory

2016-05-06 09:01 PM

Rio Tinto announces long-delayed expansion of Mongolia mine

Associated Press

BEIJING (AP) -- Mining giant Rio Tinto has announced the launch of the next stage of a multibillion-dollar goal and copper mine in Mongolia following....Fullstory

2016-05-06 06:42 PM

Activists: Insurgents seize village south of Aleppo

Associated Press

BEIRUT (AP) -- Activists say a coalition of Syrian rebels and hard-line jihadists have seized a strategic village from pro-government forces just 6 kilometers (4....Fullstory

2016-05-06 04:22 PM

Obama administration proposes rules aimed at tax evasion

Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Obama administration has announced a set of financial regulations that would force companies to disclose more information about their owners, part....Fullstory

2016-05-06 04:22 PM

US jobs report will show if hiring is still defying slow GDP
By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. employers have been hiring at a healthy clip for six months even as the economy has slowed to an anemic pace.....Fullstory

2016-05-06 04:22 PM

Vote-counting taking place across Britain

Associated Press

LONDON (AP) -- Votes are being counted throughout Britain to determine London's new mayor, control of many city councils, and national assemblies in Northern Ireland....Fullstory

2016-05-06 03:22 PM

Services in Greece grind to halt in 3-day strike

Associated Press

ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Services have ground to a halt in Greece as workers start a three-day general strike protesting new bailout austerity measures they....Fullstory

2016-05-06 02:42 PM

House Speaker Paul Ryan refuses to back Donald Trump
By ERICA WERNER
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- House Speaker Paul Ryan is refusing to support Donald Trump as the Republican nominee for president, insisting Thursday that the businessman must....Fullstory

2016-05-06 12:01 PM

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