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ASIA: OBAMA-HIROSHIMA -- Barack Obama pays tribute to the "silent cry" of the 140,000 people killed by the world's first atomic bomb attack and seeks to...full story
updated 2016-05-27 09:01 PM
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Street signs on a light post mark the intersection where Freddie Gray was arrested, Friday, April 24, 2015, in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) People participate in an anti-nuclear rally in Union Square in New York, Sunday, April 26, 2015. This year marks the 70th anniversary of the United States using nuclear bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) Police stand in a line near protestors after a rally for Freddie Gray, Saturday, April 25, 2015, in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) Two people assist a man who was injured and has blood on his face after a march to City Hall for Freddie Gray, Saturday, April 25, 2015 in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) Survivors of the nuclear attacks on Japan in 1945 hold photographs during an anti-nuclear rally in Union Square in New York, Sunday, April 26, 2015. This year marks the 70th anniversary of the United States using nuclear bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) A protestor, right, pulls a bag away from a group of women after a rally for Freddie Gray, Saturday, April 25, 2015, in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) Liberty University students work in the atrium of the Jerry Falwell library at the school in Lynchburg, Va., Tuesday, April 21, 2015. Amid a $500 million construction boom, Liberty University is more construction zone than campus. Located in the foothills of Virginia A man, center, shields himself after being struck after a march to City Hall for Freddie Gray, Saturday, April 25, 2015 in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) Fredricka Gray, center, the twin sister of Freddie Gray, speaks during a media availability at City Hall, after violence occurred after a march for Freddie Gray, Saturday, April 25, 2015 in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) Secretary of State John?Kerry, left, greets Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in front of Kerry's residence in the Beacon Hill neighborhood of Boston, Sunday, April 26, 2015. Abe arrived in the U.S. Sunday for a weeklong visit. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
    Updated: 2016/05/27 23:30 GMT+08:00
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Asian News Digest, AS

Associated Press

ASIA: OBAMA-HIROSHIMA -- Barack Obama pays tribute to the "silent cry" of the 140,000 people killed by the world's first atomic bomb attack and seeks to....Fullstory

2016-05-27 09:01 PM

Enea AB: Enea Annual Report 2015 in English

Associated Press

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2016-05-27 08:22 PM

G7 leaders pledge action on terrorism, refugees, slow growth
By MARI YAMAGUCHI and ELAINE KURTENBACH
Associated Press

SHIMA, Japan (AP) -- The leaders of the Group of Seven rich economies ended a summit Friday by issuing an action plan for countering terrorism....Fullstory

2016-05-27 04:22 PM

GM recalls 2.2 million cars in China

Associated Press

BEIJING (AP) -- General Motors Co.'s main Chinese joint venture is recalling 2.2 million cars to deal with insufficient corrosion resistance on crankcase valves. The recall....Fullstory

2016-05-27 04:01 PM

US investigating Chinese steelmakers in trade secrets case

Associated Press

BEIJING (AP) -- U.S. regulators are investigating a complaint Chinese steelmakers stole trade secrets from an American competitor and colluded to fix prices. The announcement by....Fullstory

2016-05-27 01:01 PM

Libertarian Gary Johnson to never-Trumpers: 'I'm it'
By STEVE PEOPLES
Associated Press

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- He has virtually no money, no strategy to compete in battleground states and no plan to stop talking about his....Fullstory

2016-05-27 06:22 AM

Serbia under pressure from Russia over its EU goals

Associated Press

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) -- Serbia's prime minister has met with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow amid reports that the Kremlin is worried about the....Fullstory

2016-05-27 06:22 AM

Markets Right Now: Stocks trade sideways on Wall Street

Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- The latest on developments in global financial markets (all times local): 11:50 a.m. U.S. stocks are trading sideways Thursday after two straight days....Fullstory

2016-05-27 03:01 AM

Pending US home sales hit highest level since February '06
By PAUL WISEMAN
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Americans signed more contracts to buy homes in April for the third straight month, driving pending home sales to the highest level....Fullstory

2016-05-27 03:01 AM

Man who robbed teens waiting to buy Air Jordans gets prison

Associated Press

WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) -- A Connecticut man charged with robbing several teenagers waiting in line to buy Air Jordans has been sentenced to up to....Fullstory

2016-05-27 11:22 PM

The Latest: Russia criticizes US stance on Syrian al-Qaida

Associated Press

BEIRUT (AP) -- The Latest on the fighting in Syria (all times local): 3:15 p.m. Russia's Defense Ministry says Washington's refusal to jointly fight al-Qaida's branch in....Fullstory

2016-05-27 09:01 PM

Origin of key Clinton emails from report are a mystery
By CHAD DAY, STEPHEN BRAUN and JACK GILLUM
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Since her use of a private email server was made public last year, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has insisted she turned....Fullstory

2016-05-27 04:22 PM

Colorado governor's book raises Clinton veep speculation
By JAMES ANDERSON and KRISTEN WYATT
Associated Press

DENVER (AP) -- John Hickenlooper, Colorado's term-limited Democratic governor, released a candid autobiography and is doing the book talk rounds this week, reviving speculation that....Fullstory

2016-05-27 04:22 PM

3 Cambodian commandos jailed for attack on legislators

Associated Press

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) -- A Cambodian court has sentenced three military commandos to a year in prison for beating up two opposition lawmakers outside....Fullstory

2016-05-27 02:22 PM

Moments from Trump's rise in chaotic GOP race, now settled
By LAURIE KELLMAN
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The nicknames. The outrage. The rallies -- and the protests. The moments history will probably remember from the fight for the 2016 Republican....Fullstory

2016-05-27 06:22 AM

How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Thursday

Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- U.S. stocks barely budged on Thursday as investors moved cautiously after two days of large gains. Utilities and phone companies rose....Fullstory

2016-05-27 06:22 AM

Mexico: Townspeople kidnap lawmakers to seek mayor's ouster
By MANUEL DE LA CRUZ
Associated Press

SAN CRISTOBAL DE LAS CASAS, Mexico (AP) -- A group of indigenous Mexicans kidnapped two lawmakers in the southern state of Chiapas, held them overnight....Fullstory

2016-05-27 06:22 AM

The Latest: Ship arrives in Sicily with migrant survivors

Associated Press

ROME (AP) -- The Latest on the flow of migrants into Europe (all times local): 5:15 p.m. An Italian navy patrol ship has arrived in Sicily with....Fullstory

2016-05-27 03:01 AM

Netrebko and Beczala are surprise Wagner stars
By MIKE SILVERMAN
Associated Press

DRESDEN, Germany (AP) -- They've lit up the stage together in lyric works by Puccini, Massenet and Tchaikovsky. Now Anna Netrebko and Piotr Beczala are....Fullstory

2016-05-27 11:22 PM

Iraq's Shiite cleric urges protection for Fallujah residents

Associated Press

BAGHDAD (AP) -- The spiritual leader of Iraq's Shiites has called on Iraqi forces battling to retake the city of Fallujah from Islamic State militants....Fullstory

2016-05-27 08:42 PM

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