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Taiwan's pipeline probe focuses on petrochem firmTaiwan's probe into deadly pipeline explosions zeroes in on petrochemical firm
The Associated Press44 minutes ago
Landslide blocks Nepal river; 8 people dieMassive landslide blocks mountain river in Nepal, forming lake that threatens to burst; 8 dead
The Associated Press52 minutes ago
This photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency shows the site of an explosion at an eastern Chinese automotive parts factory in Kunshan City, Jiangsu Province Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014.  Dozens of people were killed Saturday by the explosion at the factory that supplies General Motors, state media reported. (AP Photo/Xinhua, Wang Hengzhi) NO SALES
Car parts plant blast in China kills 65, hurts 100Explosion at car parts factory in eastern China kills 65 people, injures over 100
The Associated Press1 hour ago
In this July 28, 2014, photo, Phon Path, 54, is a farmer in the southern province of Kampong Speu. As a teen, he was forced by the Khmer Rouge to plant rice, dig canals and build dams. A U.N.-assisted genocide tribunal will deliver a verdict this coming Thursday in the trial of the two top leaders of the communist Khmer Rouge, whose extremist policies in the late 1970s are blamed for the deaths of an estimated 1.7 million Cambodians though starvation, medical neglect, overwork and execution. (AP Photo/Heng Sinith)
Justice delayed is pondered in CambodiaAhead of landmark verdict, Cambodians of 2 generations ponder justice for Khmer Rouge crimes
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Landslide blocks Nepal river; 6 people dieMassive landslide blocks mountain river in Nepal, forming lake that threatens to burst; 6 dead
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Car parts plant blast in China kills 65, hurts 100Explosion at car parts factory in eastern China kills 65 people, injures over 100
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Chinese state media: factory blast has killed between 40 and 65 people in eastern Kunshan cityChinese state media: factory blast has killed between 40 and 65 people in eastern Kunshan city
The Associated Press5 hours ago
In this image taken from video, U.S. citizen Jeffrey Edward Fowle speaks at an undisclosed location in North Korea Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. Two Americans, Fowle and Matthew Todd Miller, charged with “anti-state” crimes in North Korea say in a video that they expect to be tried soon and possibly receive long prison terms, and appeal for help from the U.S. government. They made the comments in the video shot by a local AP Television News crew. The crew was taken to a location to meet the detained Americans after repeated requests to North Korean authorities to see them. (AP Photo/APTN)
2 Americans detained in North Korea seek US help2 Americans detained in North Korea say they will be tried soon, appeal for US help
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Trader Daniel Leporin rests his head on a specialist's shoulder as he works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Friday, Aug. 1, 2014.  U.S. markets steadied on Friday a day after a major sell-off. Investors focused on a relatively strong jobs report, which showed the U.S. economy created 209,000 jobs in July, the sixth straight month of job growth above 200,000. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
S&P 500 has its worst week in 2 yearsS&P 500 has its worst week since 2012 as geopolitical, Europe concerns worry US investors
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Soldiers use electronic sensors to search for missing persons believed to be buried after massive gas explosions in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. A series of explosions about midnight Thursday and early Friday ripped through Taiwan's second-largest city, killing scores of people, Taiwan's National Fire Agency said Friday. (AP Photo/Wally Santana)
Evacuees return after Taiwan gas explosionsResidents allowed to return after Taiwan gas pipeline blasts kill 26, injure 267
The Associated Press15 hours ago
China says 9 suspects killed in Xinjiang raidChina says 9 suspects killed, 1 caught in Xinjiang police action amid rising militant violence
The Associated Press17 hours ago
Japan names 5 disputed islets in East China SeaJapan names 5 disputed islets in East China Sea in bid to reinforce its claim
The Associated Press17 hours ago
2 Americans detained in North Korea say they will be tried soon, appeal for US help2 Americans detained in North Korea say they will be tried soon, appeal for US help
The Associated Press18 hours ago
A destroyed fire truck is seen overturned in the rubble after massive gas explosions in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. A series of underground explosions about midnight Thursday and early Friday ripped through Taiwan's second-largest city, killing scores of people, Taiwan's National Fire Agency said Friday. (AP Photo/Wally Santana)
AP PHOTOS: City streets destroyed in Taiwan blastsAP PHOTOS: City streets become trenches of destruction after gas explosions in Taiwan
The Associated Press19 hours ago
5 suspected rebels killed in clash in Indonesia5 suspected rebels killed, 2 soldiers wounded in clash in Indonesia's Papua province
The Associated Press19 hours ago
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