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  • (AP) TOKYO (AP) — A typhoon approaching Japan could bring heavy rains to the Tokyo region over the weekend, weather officials said Thursday, urging residents to take precautions early. Typhoon Chan-hom was 260 kilometers (160 miles) southeast of Japan’s southern island …

  • (AP) CAIRO (AP) — A top U.N. official Thursday condemned recent clashes in Yemen’s strategic port city of Hodeida, which have left dozens killed and wounded, urging the country’s warring parties to immediately stop the fighting. Since Saturday, clashes have flared …

  • (AP) KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A North Korean man failed Thursday in a court bid in Malaysia to challenge his potential extradition to the United States to face money laundering charges, but he immediately appealed to the country’s top court. …

  • (AP) KOTLI QAZI, Pakistan (AP) — Ali Hassan was only 15 when he left Pakistan to be smuggled to Europe, following the path of his older brother and many other young men from his home country dreaming of a better life. …

  • (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — It had the ingredients of a President Donald Trump campaign speech: dangerous immigrants, attacks on Democrat-run cities, even a mention of “America First.” But it was Chad Wolf, acting secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, announcing …

  • (AP) BANGKOK (AP) — The de facto detention of 130,000 ethnic Rohingya in squalid camps in Myanmar amounts to a form of apartheid, a human rights group alleged Thursday in urging the world to pressure Aung San Suu Kyi’s government to …

  • (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — Two Islamic State militants from Britain were brought to the United States on Wednesday to face charges in a gruesome campaign of torture, beheadings and other acts of violence against four Americans and others captured and held …

  • (AP) Hard-hit Peru’s costly bet on cheap COVID-19 antibody tests Putin sends a mixed message on US election, hedging his bets Kyrgyzstan opposition divided amid political chaos, protests North Korea may show new missiles at weekend military parade ‘How long will …

  • (AP) SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A senior North Korea diplomat who vanished in Italy in late 2018 lives in South Korea under government protection, lawmakers said Wednesday. If confirmed, Jo Song Gil, North Korea’s former acting ambassador to Italy, would …

  • (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — What are the rules around poll watching on Election Day in the United States? President Donald Trump has been urging his supporters to go the polls and “watch very carefully,” raising concerns about possible voter intimidation. Monitoring …

  • (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI and the Department of Homeland Security’s cybersecurity agency have issued a series of advisories in recent weeks aimed at warning voters about problems that could surface in the election — as well as steps Americans …

  • (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — Two Islamic State militants from Britain were brought to the United States on Wednesday to face charges in a gruesome campaign of torture, beheadings and other acts of violence against four Americans and others captured and held …

  • (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — The Russia probe is back in the political spotlight. President Donald Trump this week ordered the declassification of all documents related to how the FBI and U.S. intelligence agencies investigated Russian interference in the 2016 presidential race. …

  • (AP) MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday decried what he called Joe Biden’s “sharp anti-Russian rhetoric” but praised the Democratic presidential nominee’s comments on arms control. In his first detailed statements on the U.S. presidential campaign, Putin also …

  • (AP) CAIRO (AP) — A migrant worker was burned to death in the Libyan capital, U.N. and government officials said Wednesday, the latest in abuses that migrants and refuges face in the conflict-stricken country. The Interior Ministry of the U.N.-supported government …

  • (AP) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A 5.3-magnitude earthquake that struck in open water Wednesday was felt in several Caribbean islands, including Puerto Rico. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake occurred 42 miles (67 kilometers) east-southeast of Cruz Bay …

  • (AP) MOSCOW (AP) — A fire engulfed a military arsenal in western Russia on Wednesday, triggering huge explosions that injured at least six and prompted the evacuation of thousands of residents from nearby villages, officials said. Authorities said the fire at …

  • (AP) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A 5.0-magnitude earthquake that struck in open water on Wednesday was felt in several Caribbean islands, including Puerto Rico. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake occurred 38 miles (61 kilometers) east-northeast of St. …

  • (AP) JERUSALEM (AP) — Eitan Haber, a former journalist and adviser to Yitzhak Rabin who tearfully announced the death of the assassinated Israeli prime minister in 1995, died Wednesday. He was 80. Yediot Ahronot, the Israeli newspaper where Haber spent much …

  • (AP) KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Nearly half of war-torn Afghanistan’s 18,000 schools lack proper buildings and an estimated 3.7 million school-aged children are still out of school — despite massive investment in the country’s education sector, the World Bank says. The …

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