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HONG KONG (AP) — A group of Hong Kong finance industry professionals are pledging to join an Occupy-style movement to protest growing influence from Beijing that they say is undermining the Asian financial hub's economy.The bankers, traders, sto ...more

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — President Barack Obama is sitting down with South Korea's President Park Geun-hye, whose attention is unavoidably split between her economic agenda with Obama and the unfolding aftermath of a tragic ferry disaster.Obama ...more

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MOSCOW (AP) — The Standard & Poor's credit agency on Friday cut Russia's credit rating for the first time in more than five years, citing the capital flight and risk to investment in the wake of the Ukraine crisis.Credit ratings are importan ...more

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BANGKOK (AP) — Police say two grenades hit a Thai newspaper headquarters and a court in northern Bangkok but did not hurt anyone, as political tension heats up in the country.Police Col. Kamthorn Auicharoen said Friday that the first grenade lef ...more

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TOKYO (AP) — North Korea is denying accusations from Seoul that it sent small, unarmed drone aircraft over the border recently. Three of the drones crashed and were analyzed by the South, which said they came from North Korea.Rodong Sinmun, the ...more

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MAY PEN, Jamaica (AP) — It's been nearly a year since Sevina Giderisingh's 20-year-old son died in a confrontation with a police officer on the dusty outskirts of this struggling Jamaican city where jobs are scarce and crime is frequent.The only ...more

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LIMA, Peru (AP) — Indigenous protesters have occupied Peru's biggest oilfield in the Amazon jungle near Ecuador to demand the cleanup of decades of contamination from spilled crude.The field's operator, PlusPetrol of Argentina, says the protest ...more

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MEXICO CITY (AP) — Vigilantes are searching an extensive cave system in the hunt for the last fugitive boss of the Knights Templar drug cartel, a "self-defense" group leader in western Mexico said Thursday.Vigilante leader Estanislao Beltran sai ...more

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SAO PAULO (AP) — An international two-day conference in Brazil came to a close Thursday night with a call for an effective, legitimate and evolving framework for Internet governance.During the two days of the Global Multistakeholder Meeting on t ...more

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KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal's attempts to salvage the Mount Everest climbing season took another hit Friday as more Sherpa mountain guides packed and left the base camp for their village homes a week after the deadliest disaster on the world's highest ...more