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N. Korean envoy blasts Malaysians, calls for joint probe

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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — North Korea’s ambassador to Malaysia denounced the country’s...

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The Latest: Indonesia: Suspect was paid $90 to attack Kim

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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The Latest on Malaysia’s investigation into the apparent assassination of the half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (all times local): 5 p.m. Indonesia’s deputy ambassador to Malaysia says the Indonesian suspect in the death of North Korean leader Kim Jong...


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Malaysia awaits lab tests after nerve agent used in airport

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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — One day after Malaysia revealed that VX nerve agent was used in a bizarre killing at the Kuala Lumpur airport, police said Saturday that they have raided a condominium and were awaiting lab results on what they found. The public poisoning of Kim Jong Nam, which took...


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Malaysia awaits lab tests after nerve agent used in airport

Malaysia North Korea

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — One day after Malaysia revealed that VX nerve agent was used in a bizarre killing at the Kuala Lumpur airport, police said Saturday that they have raided a condominium and were awaiting lab results on what they found. The public poisoning of Kim Jong Nam, which took...


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AP Explains: What chemical weapons N. Korea possesses

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea may have found a new use for its large stockpile of chemical and biological weapons, which are meant to attack South Korean and U.S. troops in case of another war. Malaysian police said Friday that a chemical weapon — the toxic VX nerve agent — was used to kill...


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Leading critic of Philippine leader arrested on drug charges

Philippines Troubled Senator

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A Philippine senator and leading critic of President Rodrigo Duterte’s deadly crackdown on illegal drugs said she won’t be intimidated by a leader she called a “serial killer” after police arrested her on drug charges. Leila de Lima said the accusations against her were...


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AP Analysis: Will China be North Korea's Trump card?

North Korea Trumping China Analysis

TOKYO (AP) — China’s announcement it has suspended North Korean coal imports may have been its first test of whether the Trump administration is ready to do something about a major, and mutual, security problem: North Korea’s nukes. While China is Pyongyang’s biggest enabler, it is also the biggest...


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Ukrainian lawmaker visits rebel east, urges prisoner release

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MOSCOW (AP) — A Ukrainian lawmaker visited the rebel-held east on Friday to meet with Ukrainian prisoners there, a trip that irked many in Ukraine. Nadiya Savchenko, a pilot who spent two years in a Russian prison before her release last year, visited a prison in the rebel-held city of Makiivka....


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France opens full fake jobs inquiry into candidate Fillon

France Election

PARIS (AP) — The French financial prosecutor’s office decided Friday to open a judicial inquiry surrounding the allegedly fake parliamentary aide jobs that conservative presidential candidate Francois Fillon gave to his wife and two of his children, pushing the case to a higher and riskier level...


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Air Force wants F-35 jets to fight ISIS

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. The Air Force wants to deploy the stealthy F-35A Joint Strike Fighter in the air campaign against the Islamic State, citing the increasingly complex operating environment over Syria, but it’s not clear that it will be able to do so before the conflict is over. Gen....


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This business is really, really underwater

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. Those “pop-up” restaurants are just so old fashioned. The new craze just may be swim-in. Or dive-down. That’s the hope of entrepreneur John Beernaerts, who just opened a new restaurant called “The Pearl” in Brussels, Belgium. Have you guessed where this restaurant is...


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