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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 Press37 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 Press40 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 Press47 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 Press49 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 Press58 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 Press1 hour 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 Press1 hour 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
European aviation agency orders Airbus A350 safety fixThe European Aviation Safety Agency has issued an air worthiness directive about Airbus's A350-941 aircraft, warning that a problem could lead to an engine explosion under certain conditions if not corrected
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, photo provided by the U.S. Navy, tugboats from Singapore assist the Guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) as it steers towards Changi Naval Base, Singapore following a collision with the merchant vessel east of the Straits of Malacca and Singapore. The collision between the USS John S. McCain and an oil tanker has exposed a long-simmering dispute between Singapore and Malaysia over which country should control a 60-meter wide guano-encrusted outcropping at the edge of the South China Sea. Malaysia and Singapore both say the accident happened in their territorial waters because of the competing claims to Pedra Branca. (Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Joshua Fulton/U.S. Navy via AP, File)
Ship collision exposes Southeast Asian territorial spatThe collision between the USS John S. McCain and an oil tanker has exposed an obscure Southeast Asian territorial dispute
The Associated Press1 hour ago
US general vows to annihilate IS in AfghanistanThe top U.S. general in Afghanistan is vowing to annihilate the Islamic State group affiliate in the country and crush remnants of al-Qaida
The Associated Press1 hour ago
In this image taken from video officers stand 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)
Dutch police detain suspect in concert terror threatDutch police arrested a 22-year-old man in the early hours of Thursday in their investigation into a terror threat that prompted the cancellation of a Wednesday show by an American rock band in this port city
The Associated Press16 minutes ago
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