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In China, Taiwan party leader calls for more global access
In China, Taiwan party leader calls for more global access


Associated Press

BEIJING (AP) — The head of Taiwan's ruling Nationalist Party called for more chances for the island to participate in international organizations after a meeting...full story
updated 2015-05-05 10:39 AM
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Afghan men watch dogfighting in Kabul, Afghanistan, Friday, Jan. 2, 2015. Dogfighting is a popular form of entertainment during the winter season in Afghanistan as public matches are held every Friday, which is the official weekly holiday in the country. Dogs do not fight until death but rather until one dog pins another, or one of the fighters runs away. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul) An Egyptian Muslim, member of the Al-Hamdeya Al-Shazeleya Sufi order, takes part in a parade celebrating the birthday of the Prophet Muhammad known as Moulid Al-Nabi, in Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015. Banner in Arabic carries Islamic verses and the names of prominent Sufi clerics. (AP Photo/Mosa'ab Elshamy) Rescue workers from Kenya National Youth Service stand on the buildings rubble at dawn in the capital Nairobi, Kenya, Monday, Jan. 5, 2015. The residential building in the Huruma neighborhood of Nairobi collapsed on Sunday and according to the Kenya Red Cross, a dozen people have so far been rescued but an unknown number are still feared trapped. (AP Photo/Sayyid Azim) Kenya Para military soldiers watch cranes removing debris as they search for survivors of a multi-storey building collapse  in the capital Nairobi, Kenya Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015. The residential building in the Huruma neighborhood of Nairobi collapsed on Sunday and according to the Kenya Red Cross, over a dozen people have so far been rescued but an unknown number are still feared trapped. (AP Photo) Officers of the National Search And Rescue Agency unload the body of a victim on board the ill-fated AirAsia Flight 8501, from a helicopter upon arrival at the airport in Pangkalan Bun, Indonesia, Monday Jan. 5, 2015. (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana) FILE - In this May 4, 2014 file photo, an Etihad Airways plane prepares to land at the Abu Dhabi airport in the United Arab Emirates. Hundreds of air travelers landed in San Francisco Saturday evening, Jan. 3, 2015, safe but irritated after a 28-hour Etihad overseas flight they say included 12 hours on a tarmac at the Abu Dhabi airport without food or accurate flight information. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili, File) A group of women mourn during the funeral ceremony of Brig. Gen. Hamid Taqavi, a senior Revolutionary Guard commander who was killed during a battle against the Islamic State extremist group in Iraq, shown in the poster above, outside the Guard compound in Tehran, Iran, Monday, Dec. 29, 2014. The Guard said Sunday that Taqavi was "martyred while performing his advisory mission" in Samarra, a town north of Baghdad that is home to a major Shiite shrine. He is the highest ranking Iranian officer known to have been killed abroad since the Iran-Iraq war in the 1980s, in which he fought. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi) Kenyans watch rescue workers from a nearby building at the site of the collapsed building in the capital Nairobi, Kenya , Monday, Jan. 5, 2015. The residential building in the Huruma neighborhood of Nairobi collapsed on Sunday and according to the Kenya Red Cross, a dozen people have so far been rescued but an unknown number are still feared trapped. (AP Photo/Sayyid Azim) Children run to join a parade of Sufi Egyptian Muslims celebrating the birthday of the Prophet Muhammed known as Moulid Al-Nabi, in Cairo, Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015. (AP Photo/Mosa'ab Elshamy) Pakistani boys take part in a rally marking the birthday of Islam's Prophet Muhammad in Islamabad, Pakistan, Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015. Thousands of Pakistani Muslims celebrated by participating in religious ceremonies and distributing free meals for the poor. (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed)
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In China, Taiwan party leader calls for more global access In China, Taiwan party leader calls for more global access

Associated Press

BEIJING (AP) — The head of Taiwan's ruling Nationalist Party called for more chances for the island to participate in international organizations after a meeting....Fullstory

2015-05-05 10:39 AM

Republicans working to get Iran legislation moving again
By DEB RIECHMANN
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Senate Republicans labored Monday to salvage bipartisan legislation granting lawmakers the right to review or even reject any agreement the Obama administration....Fullstory

2015-05-05 06:42 AM

Senegal pledges 2,100 troops to aid effort in Yemen
By BABACAR DIONE
Associated Press

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) -- Senegal is sending 2,100 troops to help back the military intervention led by Saudi Arabia that is underway in Yemen, becoming....Fullstory

2015-05-05 03:42 AM

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Associated Press

ARLINGTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 4, 2015--The International CES Asia TM today announced that Shailesh Rao, vice president of Asia Pacific, Latin America & emerging markets at....Fullstory

2015-05-05 03:01 AM

Kerry makes appeal to South Sudan's warring leaders
By BRADLEY KLAPPER
Associated Press

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- Secretary of State John Kerry is severely criticizing South Sudan's warring president and opposition leader, and pledging U.S. funds to create....Fullstory

2015-05-05 03:01 AM

Lauryn Hill cancels Israel show to avoid stirring tensions

Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Lauryn Hill is canceling a planned performance in Tel Aviv because she wasn't able to also schedule a concert in the....Fullstory

2015-05-05 09:01 AM

Anti-Cuban embargo movement picks up steam in US
By MICHAEL WEISSENSTEIN
Associated Press

HAVANA (AP) -- Big businesses are putting their muscle into new Washington lobbying efforts to end the U.S. embargo on Cuba as the two countries....Fullstory

2015-05-05 03:42 AM

Conservative Nebraska looks at abolishing death penalty
By GRANT SCHULTE
Associated Press

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) -- There's not a lot of sympathy for the 11 men on death row in Nebraska, but spurred by frustration about the....Fullstory

2015-05-05 03:22 AM

Israel veterans group alleges Israeli misconduct in Gaza war

Associated Press

JERUSALEM (AP) -- An Israeli group that collects testimonies from combat soldiers has published accounts from last year's Gaza war alleging indiscriminate fire killed Palestinian....Fullstory

2015-05-05 03:01 AM

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