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In this photo provided by South Korean Defense Ministry, a U.S. Air Force B-1B bomber, right, and South Korean fighter jets conduct a joint training exercises over the Korean Peninsula Wednesday, March 22, 2017. North Korea's latest missile launch ended in failure on Wednesday as the United States sent a supersonic bomber streaking over ally South Korea in a show of force against the North, officials said. (South Korean Defense Ministry via AP)
March 22, 2017 - 5:45 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea's latest missile launch ended in failure on Wednesday as the United States sent a supersonic bomber streaking over ally South Korea in a show of force against the North, officials said. The reported launch failure comes as the North angrily reacts to ongoing...
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March 22, 2017 - 5:38 am
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's Cabinet has approved a bill that will annul the convictions of thousands of gay men under a law criminalizing homosexuality that was applied zealously in post-World War II West Germany. The measure approved Wednesday foresees compensation of 3,000 euros ($3,230) for each...
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A currency trader walks by the screens showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI), left, and the foreign exchange rate between U.S. dollar and South Korean won at the foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, March 22, 2017. Shares fell in Asia early Wednesday after U.S. stocks took their biggest loss in five months. The sell-off overnight on Wall Street was spurred by obstacles to a health care bill backed by President Donald Trump that also raised questions over prospects for his agenda of boosting growth by cutting taxes and regulations. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
March 22, 2017 - 5:36 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Global stock markets fell Wednesday, with Tokyo tumbling more than 2 percent, as jitters over U.S. President Donald Trump's ability to deliver on his reform agenda darkened sentiment. German's DAX lost 0.7 percent and the CAC 40 in France fell 0.8 percent, while futures...
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March 22, 2017 - 5:14 am
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian activists say dozens of civilians are dead or still missing after an airstrike on a shelter for the displaced in an Islamic State-held village in northern Syria. The activist-run Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently says a school sheltering some 50 families in Mansoura was...
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March 22, 2017 - 5:12 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Three Russian athletes have been disqualified from the 2012 Olympics after failing doping retests, the country's track federation said. Hammer throwers Maria Bespalova and Gulfiya Khanafeeva, and triple jumper Viktoria Valyukevich were all disqualified. None of them were medalists...
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In this Tuesday, March 21, 2017 photo provided by Wildlife Alliance, Cambodian soldiers stand next to a dead wild elephant in the jungle near Cardamom National Park of Kampong Speu province in western of Phnom Penh, Cambodia. A park ranger in Cambodia said an endangered wild elephant has died after an electrical pole fell and sent a powerful current surging through the animal. (Wildlife Alliance via AP)
March 22, 2017 - 4:55 am
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — A park ranger in Cambodia says an endangered wild elephant has died after an electrical pole fell and electrocuted the animal. Nup Thet, a ranger at Wildlife Alliance, said the 3-ton elephant was electrocuted late Tuesday in the jungle near Cardamom National Park...
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Visitors walk by a TV screen showing a news program with a file footage of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the Seoul Train Station in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, March 22, 2017. North Korea's latest missile launch ended in failure on Wednesday, the U.S. and South Korean militaries said, three days after the North claimed a major breakthrough in its rocket development program. The Korean letters read: "Launch a missile." (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
March 22, 2017 - 3:47 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea's latest missile launch ended in failure on Wednesday as the United States sent a supersonic bomber streaking over ally South Korea in a show of force against the North, officials said. The reported launch failure comes as the North angrily reacts to ongoing...
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Workers set up a fence around the PAC-3 Patriot missile unit deployed against North Korea's missile firing at the Defense Ministry in Tokyo, Wednesday, March 22, 2017. North Korea's latest missile launch Wednesday appears to have ended in a failure. That's what South Korean defense officials say, three days after the North claimed a major breakthrough in its rocket development program. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
March 22, 2017 - 1:57 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea's latest missile launch ended in failure on Wednesday, the U.S. and South Korean militaries said, three days after the North claimed a major breakthrough in its rocket development program. The reported launch failure comes as the North is angrily reacting to...
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Workers set up a fence around the PAC-3 Patriot missile unit deployed against North Korea's missile firing at the Defense Ministry in Tokyo, Wednesday, March 22, 2017. North Korea's latest missile launch Wednesday appears to have ended in a failure. That's what South Korean defense officials say, three days after the North claimed a major breakthrough in its rocket development program. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
March 22, 2017 - 1:09 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea's latest missile launch appeared to have ended in a failure on Wednesday, South Korean defense officials said, three days after the North claimed a major breakthrough in its rocket development program. The reported launch failure comes as the North is angrily...
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Workers set up a fence around the PAC-3 Patriot missile unit deployed against North Korea's missile firing at the Defense Ministry in Tokyo, Wednesday, March 22, 2017. North Korea's latest missile launch Wednesday appears to have ended in a failure. That's what South Korean defense officials say, three days after the North claimed a major breakthrough in its rocket development program. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
March 22, 2017 - 12:57 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea's latest missile launch appeared to have ended in a failure on Wednesday, South Korean defense officials said, three days after the North claimed a major breakthrough in its rocket development program. The reported launch failure comes as the North is angrily...
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