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  • Trump signs new anti-terror travel ban — without new fanfare

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Without fanfare, U.S. President Donald Trump signed a scaled-back version of his controversial ban on many foreign travelers Monday, hoping to avoid a new round of lawsuits and ou…

  • Special prosecutor: Park colluded with friend for bribe

    SEOUL (Reuters) — South Korea’s President Park Geun-hye colluded with her friend Choi Soon Sil to receive bribes from Samsung Group aimed at cementing Samsung Chief Jay Y. Lee’s control of the …

  • Malaysia PM kicks out North Korea ambassador

    KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) — Malaysia’s Prime Minister Najib Razak rebuked North Korea on Monday as his government prepared to kick out its envoy following his disrespectful comments over the investi…

  • Sikhs in U.S. express fear after Seattle attack

    KENT, Wash. (AP) — Fear, hurt and disbelief weighed on the minds of those who gathered at a Sikh temple Sunday after the shooting of a Sikh man who said a gunman approached him in his suburban Seat…

  • Delayed snowmelt may pose risk to vital fresh water source

    DENVER (AP) — Global warming could mean that mountain snow melts at a slower pace, researchers said on Feb. 27, a peculiar finding that might be bad news for the West and other regions that depend o…

  • Erdogan’s Nazi jibe rattles Germans

    ISTANBUL/ANKARA/BERLIN (Reuters) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused Germany on Sunday of “fascist actions” reminiscent of Nazi times in a growing row over the cancellation of poli…

  • Penguin ancestor may have met T. rex

    PARIS (AFP-Jiji) — A giant penguin foot-bone discovered in New Zealand shows that the ancestors of everyone’s favorite flightless bird waddled Earth during the age of dinosaurs, researchers report…

  • Iran indicts member of team involved with nuclear deal

    TEHRAN (AP) — Iran’s judiciary has indicted a member of the country’s team that negotiated the nuclear deal with world powers, a spokesman said Sunday, likely an Iranian-Canadian national previ…

  • Raul Castro takes aim at new U.S. policies

  • Pyongyang’s Malaysia envoy on way home

  • U.S. ‘strongly condemns’ launch

  • Jordan executes 15 en masse with 10 on terror charges

    AMMAN (Reuters) — Jordan executed 15 people on Saturday, including 10 convicted on terrorism charges ranging from an attack a decade ago on Western tourists to the slaying of a writer in the larges…

  • More pro-Erdogan rallies planned; Germany concerned

    ISTANBUL/BERLIN (Reuters) — Turkey said on Saturday it would keep holding rallies in Germany and the Netherlands to urge Turks living there to back a vote to boost President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’…

  • U.S. suspends shortcut for highly skilled H-1B visa

    WASHINGTON (AFP-Jiji) — U.S. authorities are temporarily suspending the speedy, premium processing of a visa that is often used by tech firms to recruit foreign skilled workers. Although the move …

  • Top Philippine officials fly to U.S. aircraft carrier in S. China Sea

    MANILA (AP) — The Philippine defense chief and two other Cabinet members on Saturday toured a U.S. aircraft carrier patrolling the disputed South China Sea on the invitation of the Navy, U.S. Embas…

  • Revised travel ban expected Monday

  • Trump accuses Obama of tapping his phones

  • 66,000 displaced in recent Syria fighting

    BEIRUT (AFP-Jiji) — A total of 66,000 people have been displaced by fighting along two fronts in Syria’s fractured north, the United Nation’s humanitarian coordination agency (OCHA) said Sunday…

  • U.N. says possible chemical weapons agent used in Mosul

    BAGHDAD (Reuters) — Twelve people, including women and children, are being treated for possible exposure to chemical weapons agents in Mosul, where Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) is fig…

  • N. Korea ‘using Africa to avoid sanctions’ / DPRK arms end up with peacekeepers

  • ROK to respond to China’s discrimination against its firms

    SEOUL (Reuters) — South Korea’s trade minister said Sunday the government’s responses against discriminating action by China toward South Korean companies will be strengthened and he feels “d…

  • NYT: Obama launched cyberwar on DPRK program

  • Rallies held ahead of Park ruling

    SEOUL (AFP-Jiji) — Tens of thousands of South Korean protesters held rival mass rallies Sunday over the impeachment of President Park Geun-hye as judges prepare to rule on the scandal that has rock…

  • ‘Syrian plane’ crashes near Turkey-Syria border

    ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish officials said that an aircraft believed to belong to the Syrian military crashed near the Turkey-Syria border Saturday, with the Syrian opposition claiming to Turkish media…

  • Somalia: 110 dead from hunger in 48 hours in drought

    MOGADISHU (AP) — Somalia’s prime minister said Saturday that 110 people have died from hunger in the past 48 hours in a single region — the first death toll announced in a severe drought threat…

  • Malaysia expels DPRK ambassador over Kim murder

    KUALA LUMPUR (AFP-Jiji) — Malaysia has expelled North Korea’s ambassador, giving him 48 hours to leave the country in a major break in diplomatic relations over the airport assassination of the h…

  • ‘Apple-shaped’ body could raise risk of diabetes

    MIAMI (AFP-Jiji) — People who are genetically predisposed to storing belly fat, or having an apple-shaped body type, could face a higher risk of type 2 diabetes and heart disease, researchers said …

  • Reading glasses may become a past thing

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Squinting while texting? Always losing your reading glasses? An eye implant that takes about 10 minutes to put in place is the newest in a list of surgical repairs for the blurry …

  • Fearful parents look at guardianship

  • U.S. considering separating women, children at border

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