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FILE - In this March 14, 2017, file photo, a U.S. Navy C-2 Greyhound approaches the deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson during the annual joint military exercise called Foal Eagle between South Korea and the United States at an unidentified location in the international waters, east of the Korean Peninsula. A similar type of the U.S. Navy plane carrying 11 crew and passengers crashed into the Pacific Ocean on Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, while on the way to the USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier, the Navy said. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File)
The Latest: Search continuing for 3 sailors after Navy crashThe U.S. Navy says the search continues for three sailors after an aircraft crashed Thursday in the Philippine Sea
The Associated Press18 minutes ago
Celebrated Australians want services restored to refugeesA dozen celebrated Australians have sent an open letter to the government warning that asylum seekers could die at a decommissioned immigration camp that lacks food, water, power and medical care
The Associated Press1 hour ago
This image made from Nov. 13, 2017, surveillance video released by the United Nations command shows a North Korean soldier, second right, running from a jeep and later shot by North Korean soldiers at right. A North Korean soldier made a desperate dash to freedom in a jeep and then on foot, being shot at least five times as he limped across the border and was rescued by South Korean soldiers, according to dramatic video released by the U.S.-led U.N. command Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. (United Nations Command via AP)
Cold War drama caught on video as N. Korean soldier escapesOn a cold, gray afternoon, a lone North Korean soldier races toward freedom, the shock of his comrades palpable as they realize he is defecting to the South and start sprinting after him
The Associated Press1 hour ago
In this Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, photo, Jamila Begum, 35, who works with Delhi municipality on contractual basis, cleans the railing of a subway escalator in New Delhi, India. “This year the smog was really bad. I could feel it,” she said. “It was always dark.” Begum said she stopped sitting outside during breaks because the smog was so bad. But she got sick anyway and had to stay home for three days. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
'Like chilies in my nose:' Coping with Delhi's toxic smogPeople in New Delhi talk to AP about what it's like living with the painfully thick smog that's been laying over India's capital this month
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, file photo, Afghan internally displaced children stand in a muddy yard at a poor neighborhood in Kabul, Afghanistan. A United Nations report says the world’s least developed countries need access to electricity if they are to break out of poverty. It says 60 percent of people in the world’s poorest countries have no access to electricity _ some 577 million people in total. (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini, File)
UN: Closing energy gap would help poorest countries developA United Nations report says the world's least developed countries need access to electricity if they are to break out of poverty
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Pakistani court ends US-wanted militant leader's detentionPakistan ends house arrest of US-wanted militant who founded group linked to 2008 Mumbai terrorist attack
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Map locates Okinotorishima, Japan, where a US Navy plane crashed into the Pacific. SOURCE: maps4news/HERE. Editor’s Note: It is mandatory to include all sources that accompany this graphic when repurposing or editing it for publication
Ships, aircraft search Philippine Sea for 3 missing in crashU.S. and Japanese ships and aircraft were searching in the Philippine Sea for three sailors missing since a U.S. Navy aircraft crashed a day earlier
The Associated Press1 minute ago
FILE- In this Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, file photo, people watch a TV screen showing images of U.S. President Donald Trump, left, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea. North Korea has called U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to relist the country as a state sponsor of terrorism a "serious provocation" that justifies its development of nuclear weapons. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)
N. Korea criticizes US over designation as terror sponsorNorth Korea has called U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to relist the country as a state sponsor of terrorism a "serious provocation" that justifies its development of nuclear weapons
The Associated Press13 hours ago
An electronic board shows Hong Kong share index outside a local bank in Hong Kong, Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. Asian stocks rose Wednesday after Wall Street hit new highs ahead of the two-day U.S. break for the Thanksgiving holiday. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
Global stocks advance but trading slows ahead of US holidayGlobal stock markets have risen after Wall Street hit new highs
The Associated Press15 hours ago
Philippines to extradite priest accused of molesting US boysAn official says the Philippine government is preparing to extradite to the United States a recently arrested Filipino Catholic priest who faces charges of sexually molesting two boys in North Dakota churches in the 1990s
The Associated Press15 hours ago
S.Korea foreign minister in Beijing in effort to repair tiesSouth Korea's foreign minister, Kang Kyung-wha, has met with her Chinese counterpart as the countries work to repair strained relations ahead of a planned visit by South Korean President Moon Jae-in to Beijing next month
The Associated Press15 hours ago
The Latest: N.Korea defector enjoys US films, S.Korean songsA South Korean hospital says a North Korean soldier who was shot by his comrades while fleeing to the South has regained consciousness and is enjoying American movies and South Korean pop songs on television
The Associated Press16 hours ago
Pakistan former PM appears again in anti-graft courtFormer Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif has appeared again in an anti-graft court seeking an exemption from attending his corruption trial
The Associated Press16 hours ago
US Navy tweets 8 people recovered from Pacific plane crash in good condition; search on for 3 othersUS Navy tweets 8 people recovered from Pacific plane crash in good condition; search on for 3 others
The Associated Press17 hours ago
Group calls for Indonesian forces to stop virginity testsHuman Rights Watch says Indonesia's military and police continue to perform abusive "two finger" virginity tests on female recruits three years after the World Health Organization declared they had no scientific validity
The Associated Press19 hours ago
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