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FILE - In this April 20, 2017 file photo, a man watches posters showing candidates for the upcoming May 9 presidential election in Seoul, South Korea. Two months after booting their sitting president over corruption allegations, South Koreans will select a new leader Tuesday, May 9, after weeks of heated debate. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)
May 08, 2017 - 12:59 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Two months after booting their sitting president over corruption allegations, South Koreans will select a new leader Tuesday after weeks of heated debate. The winner will be tasked with healing a nation that's split deeply between left and right, and faced with a decaying...
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A man looks at an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, May 8, 2017. Asian shares rose Monday after Emmanuel Macron, a centrist would-be reformer and supporter of the European Union, won the French presidential election. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
May 08, 2017 - 12:54 am
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares rose Monday after Emmanuel Macron, a centrist would-be reformer and supporter of the European Union, won the French presidential election. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 added 2.3 percent to 19,885.73, reflecting investor relief over the outcome. The euro, shared by France...
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May 08, 2017 - 12:47 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — More than 1 million children have fled South Sudan's civil war, two United Nations agencies said Monday, part of the world's fastest growing refugee crisis. Another 1 million South Sudanese children are displaced within the country, having fled their homes due to the civil war...
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May 08, 2017 - 12:43 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Two U.N. agencies said Monday that more than 1 million children have fled South Sudan's civil war, contributing to the world's fastest growing refugee crisis. The U.N.'s child and refugee agencies said in a statement Monday that another 1 million South Sudanese children are...
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May 08, 2017 - 12:40 am
HONG KONG (AP) — China has reported its exports expanded for a second straight month in April but at a slower pace while import growth also decelerated as demand cooled both at home and overseas. Customs figures released Monday show exports rose to $180 billion last month, up 8 percent from a year...
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French President-elect Emmanuel Macron holds hands with his wife Brigitte during a victory celebration outside the Louvre museum in Paris, France, Sunday, May 7, 2017. Speaking to thousands of supporters from the Louvre Museum's courtyard, Macron said that France is facing an "immense task" to rebuild European unity, fix the economy and ensure security against extremist threats. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
May 07, 2017 - 11:43 pm
PARIS (AP) — Ripping up France's political map, French voters elected independent centrist Emmanuel Macron as the country's youngest president Sunday, delivering a resounding victory to the unabashedly pro-European former investment banker and dashing the populist dream of far-right rival Marine Le...
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A man looks at an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, May 8, 2017. Asian shares rose Monday after Emmanuel Macron, a centrist would-be reformer and supporter of the European Union, won the French presidential election. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
May 07, 2017 - 10:59 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares rose Monday after Emmanuel Macron, a centrist would-be reformer and supporter of the European Union, won the French presidential election. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 added 1.8 percent in the morning session to 19,795.19, reflecting investor relief over the outcome. The...
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Family members of Nepalese climber Min Bahadur Sherchan put Nepalese flag on his deadbody during his funeral in Kathmandu, Nepal, Sunday, May 7, 2017. The 85-year-old Nepali man died while attempting to regain his title as the oldest person to climb Mount Everest, officials said. Sherchan died at the Everest base camp on Saturday evening. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)
May 07, 2017 - 9:14 pm
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Family and supporters on Sunday honored an 85-year-old Nepali man who died trying to regain his title as the oldest person to climb Mount Everest, while officials stressed the need to limit the age for such a daunting physical challenge. The death of Min Bahadur Sherchan has...
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French President-elect Emmanuel Macron gestures during a victory celebration outside the Louvre museum in Paris, France, Sunday, May 7, 2017. Speaking to thousands of supporters from the Louvre Museum's courtyard, Macron said that France is facing an "immense task" to rebuild European unity, fix the economy and ensure security against extremist threats. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
May 07, 2017 - 8:56 pm
PARIS (AP) — Ripping up France's political map, French voters elected independent centrist Emmanuel Macron as the country's youngest president Sunday, delivering a resounding victory to the unabashedly pro-European former investment banker and dashing the populist dream of far-right rival Marine Le...
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People wave French flags at the Louvre museum where Emmanuel Macron is planning to celebrate, Sunday, May 7, 2017 in Paris.Thousands of supporters of French centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron have let out a big cheer when national television called the presidential election in his favor based on poll projections. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
May 07, 2017 - 4:52 pm
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on France's presidential runoff Sunday between centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right candidate Marine Le Pen (all times local): 10:50 p.m. French president-elect Emmanuel Macron says that France is facing an "immense task" to rebuild European unity, fix the economy and...
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