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India accuses Pakistan of fresh attacks on Kashmir frontier

SRINAGAR, India (AP) - Indian officials said Pakistani troops opened fire yesterday along their volatile frontier in Kashmir, killing two civilians and a soldier...

Egypt’s el-Sissi to run for a second term

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi announced Friday that he will run for a second four-year term in March elections. He was widely...

Paper cup allegedly used by Elvis Presley up for auction

TULSA, Oklahoma (AP) - A paper cup allegedly used by Elvis Presley six decades ago in Oklahoma is up for auction, and bids have...

One year on, Trump leads divided US into government shutdown

WASHINGTON (AFP) – US President Donald Trump marked the first anniversary of his inauguration yesterday with his government in shutdown, accusing Democrats of taking Americans...

Macron boosts Merkel ahead of key coalition vote

PARIS (AFP) - French President Emmanuel Macron said Friday that his ambitious European Union (EU) plans to reform the European Union need German backing,...

Shopping app to reduce food loss in Japan

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - The Tokyo metropolitan government introduced Friday a new model project in which it awards points to consumers who buy...

South Korea asks North to explain cancelled visit

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - South Korea yesterday requested North Korea to explain why it abruptly cancelled plans to send a delegation over the...

New UNICEF chief to engage private sector to help children in...

JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — The new leader of UNICEF said the children’s agency is taking a new approach in 2018 by engaging with...

Umbrella mistaken for weapon causes hospital lockdown

KIRKLAND, Washington (AP) - An umbrella sparked a scare at a Seattle-area hospital after it was mistaken for a rifle. KOMO reported an employee of...

Los Angeles Times loses publisher, gets union

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles Times Publisher and Chief Executive Ross Levinsohn was placed on an unpaid leave of absence amid allegations of...

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