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FILE - In this Dec. 15, 2013 file photo, anti-apartheid activist and close friend of Nelson Mandela, Ahmed Kathrada, speaks during the funeral service for the former South African president in Qunu, South Africa. Kathrada died Tuesday, March 28, 2017, after a short illness at the age of 87. (AP Photo/Odd Andersen, Pool, File)
March 28, 2017 - 12:57 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Kathrada, who spent 26 years in jail — many of them alongside Nelson Mandela — for acts of sabotage against South Africa's previous white minority government, died in Johannesburg on Tuesday morning at 87. Kathrada's foundation announced that he...
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March 27, 2017 - 11:57 pm
BEIJING (AP) — American Airlines has agreed to pay $200 million for a stake in China Southern Airlines, one of the country's three major state-owned carriers, and expand commercial cooperation. China Southern Airlines said in an announcement Tuesday through the Hong Kong stock exchange the purchase...
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Specialists Glenn Carell, right, and James Denaro work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Monday, March 27, 2017. Banks and industrial companies are leading stocks lower on Wall Street in early trading. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
March 27, 2017 - 11:24 pm
BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets rose Tuesday after Wall Street sank on worries the Trump administration might not do as much for businesses as once thought. KEEPING SCORE: Tokyo's Nikkei 225 gained 1 percent to 19,175.48 and Hong Kong's Hang Seng advanced 0.5 percent to 24,308.32. The Shanghai...
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March 27, 2017 - 8:14 pm
BANGKOK (AP) — The Ferrari driver who allegedly slammed into a motorcycle cop, dragged him along the road and then sped away from the mangled body took just hours to find, as investigators followed a drip, drip, drip trail of brake fluid up a street, down an alley, and into the gated estate of one...
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March 27, 2017 - 8:11 pm
BANGKOK (AP) — An heir to the Red Bull energy-drink empire is accused of killing a Thai police officer in a hit-and-run nearly five years ago, yet he still has not appeared to face charges. Statutes of limitations on key charges in the case against Vorayuth "Boss" Yoovidhya run out this year. It's...
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Civil protection rescue team work on the debris of a destroyed house to recover the body of people killed during fights between Iraq security forces and Islamic State on the western side of Mosul, Iraq, Friday, March 24, 2017. Residents of the Iraqi city's neighborhood known as Mosul Jidideh at the scene say that scores of residents are believed to have been killed by airstrikes that hit a cluster of homes in the area earlier this month (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
March 27, 2017 - 7:16 pm
BAGHDAD (AP) — A recent spike in civilian casualties in Mosul suggests the U.S.-led coalition is not taking adequate precautions to prevent civilian deaths as it battles the Islamic State militant group alongside Iraqi ground forces, Amnesty International said Tuesday. The human rights group's...
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British Ambassador to the United Nations Matthew Rycroft speaks to reporters outside the General Assembly at U.N. headquarters, Monday, March 27, 2017. Rycroft and other supporting countries were not participating in a meeting about prohibiting nuclear weapons, claiming that it was not the right time to do so in consideration of other countries that are trying to develop the weapons. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
March 27, 2017 - 7:13 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. talks aimed at banning nuclear weapons began Monday, but the United States, Russia, China and other nuclear-armed nations are sitting out a discussion they see as impractical. Supporters of the potential pact say it's time to push harder toward eliminating atomic weapons...
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British Ambassador to the United Nations Matthew Rycroft speaks to reporters outside the General Assembly at U.N. headquarters, Monday, March 27, 2017. Rycroft and other supporting countries were not participating in a meeting about prohibiting nuclear weapons, claiming that it was not the right time to do so in consideration of other countries that are trying to develop the weapons. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
March 27, 2017 - 6:43 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. talks aimed at banning nuclear weapons began Monday, but the United States, Russia, China and other nuclear-armed nations are sitting out a discussion they see as impractical. Supporters of the potential pact say it's time to push harder toward eliminating atomic weapons...
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Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny appears in court in Moscow Monday March 27, 2017. Navalny's appearance in court comes a day after being detained at a major opposition rally against government corruption that he led the previous day. The Kremlin, meanwhile, has lashed out at protest organizers, blaming them for putting lives at risk by inviting people to unsanctioned demonstrations. (AP Photo/Denis Tyrin)
March 27, 2017 - 3:53 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The wave of nationwide demonstrations that shook Russia's long dormant political scene over the weekend showed a new face of protest: mostly teenage demonstrators driven by accusations of high-level official corruption, glaring amid the nation's painful two-year recession. A year...
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A truck is parked at the entrance of the Souq.com warehouse in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Monday, March 27, 2017. Dubai's Emaar Malls, a subsidiary of the state-backed construction firm Emaar, said Monday it made an $880-million offer to buy the online retailer Souq.com amid rumors of a possible acquisition of the firm by Amazon. (AP Photo/Jon Gambrell)
March 27, 2017 - 1:47 pm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The operator of Dubai's largest mall said Monday it made an $880-million offer to purchase the Middle East's biggest online retailer Souq.com, adding new corporate intrigue to the website's rumored sale to Amazon. Emaar Mall's bid for the site comes after Emaar...
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