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Rescuers conduct a search operation near the peak of Mount Ontake in central Japan Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014. Search efforts for people missing since Saturday's surprise eruption resumed Wednesday morning. (AP Photo/Kyodo News) JAPAN OUT, MANDATORY CREDIT
Bodies found on Japan volcano, raising toll to 48Dozen more bodies found on summit of Japanese volcano, raising death toll to 48
The Associated Press20 minutes ago
Australian Parliament passes counterterror lawsAustralian Parliament passes counterterror laws despite concerns over impact on press freedom
The Associated Press22 minutes ago
In this Sept. 25, 2014 photo, Railway Museum Deputy Director Fumihiro Araki poses in the operation room of Shinkansen type 0, the first model of the bullet train that launched between Tokyo and Osaka, western Japan, on Oct. 1 in 1964, at The Railway Museum in Omiya, near Tokyo. Japan launched its bullet train between Tokyo and Osaka 50 years ago Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
Japan's Shinkansen bullet train turns 50Shinkansen at 50: How Japan's bullet train revolutionized rail travel and what's next
The Associated Press28 minutes ago
Police say a dozen more bodies have been found at summit of Japan volcano, raising toll to 48Police say a dozen more bodies have been found at summit of Japan volcano, raising toll to 48
The Associated Press37 minutes ago
An Afghan shop keeper looks at broken glass at the site of a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014. Two suicide bombers in the Afghan capital targeted two buses carrying Afghan army troops on Wednesday, killing several people and wounding over a dozen others, police said. (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini)
Taliban suicide bombers kill 7 in Kabul, wound 21Day after US-Afghan pact, Taliban bombers strike Afghan troops in Kabul, kill 7 and wound 21
The Associated Press9 minutes ago
Agonizing wait for last victims of S. Korean ferryIn gym where relatives of 10 missing from S. Korean ferry wait, agony endures as crowds fade
The Associated Press1 hour ago
12 killed as 2 trains collide in northern IndiaAt least 12 people killed and dozens injured after 2 trains collide in northern India
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Agonizing wait for last victims of S. Korean ferryIn gym where relatives of 10 missing from S. Korean ferry wait, agony endures as crowds fade
The Associated Press1 hour ago
A man walks past barricades set up by protesters on a empty main road in Hong Kong, Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014. China's government has condemned the student-led protests as illegal, though so far it has not overtly intervened, leaving Hong Kong authorities to handle the crisis. Over the weekend, police fired tear gas and pepper spray in an attempt to disperse the protesters, but the demonstrations only spread. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
Protesters heckle Hong Kong leader on National DayPro-democracy protesters heckle under-fire Hong Kong leader at Chinese National Day event
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Australia sends 2 unarmed support planes over IraqAustralia sends 2 unarmed air force planes to support US-led coalition missions over Iraq
The Associated Press2 hours ago
China ship sinks off Japan coast, 9 missingJapanese coast guard search for 9 missing after Chinese ship sank off Japan's western coast
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Reports: China body-searched 10,000 pigeonsReports: Beijing hand-checked 10,000 pigeons released for National Day amid tight security
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Australia sends 2 unarmed support planes over IraqAustralia sends 2 unarmed air force planes to support US-led coalition missions over Iraq
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Afghan official says 2 suicide bomber attacks in Kabul kill 7, wound 21 people, mostly troopsAfghan official says 2 suicide bomber attacks in Kabul kill 7, wound 21 people, mostly troops
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Student protesters chant anti-government slogans outside of the China's National Day flag raising ceremony in Hong Kong, Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014. Hong Kong's embattled leader attended a flag-raising ceremony Wednesday to mark China's National Day after refusing to meet pro-democracy demonstrators despite their threats to expand the street protests that have posed the stiffest challenge to Beijing's authority since China took control of the former British colony in 1997. (AP Photo/Wally Santana)
Snapshots from the protest streets in Hong KongSnapshots from the streets: Hong Kong's unprecedented protests festive, orderly and resolute
The Associated Press5 hours ago
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