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AP News - 8 hours ago

LAKE CHON, North Korea (AP) — The Kaema Plateau, the "Roof of Korea," is a stunning, forest-covered highland nestled in such treacherous mountains that it was never taken by the Allies during the Korean War. It's now a truck stop.As we squatted ...more

AP News - 8 hours ago

LAKE CHON, North Korea (AP) — When North Korea opens its doors, it does so for a reason. So it was when the authoritarian government granted permission for a road trip so extensive that few North Koreans — let alone a pair of American journalists — cou ...more

AP News - 9 hours ago

HONG KONG (AP) — Smooth jazz star Kenny G insisted Thursday he's not a foreign provocateur supporting Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests, after Beijing signaled its displeasure over his inharmonious visit and repeated concerns about meddling by externa ...more

AP News - 9 hours ago

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Last year's feel-good winner of the TV singing contest Arab Idol said Wednesday he wants to give back to Gaza, where he grew up, by setting up an arts center nurturing young musicians, writers and actors.The center w ...more

AP News - 10 hours ago

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Children play amid tumbledown shacks in some of Rio de Janeiro's poorest hillside "favela" slums, places where armed drug traffickers lay down the law, stray bullets fly and raw sewage oozes into the streets.For the poorest ...more

AP News - 13 hours ago

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Canada's prime minister says Wednesday's fatal shooting of a Canadian soldier in Ottawa and a hit-and-run that killed another earlier this week are grim reminders that Canada is not immune to terrorism."But let there be no ...more

AP News - 16 hours ago

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico's justice department has filed fraud and other charges against officials at the troubled state-owned power company in the U.S. territory.Among those charged is Jose Perez Canabal, former vice president of ...more

AP News - 16 hours ago

TORONTO (AP) — A Canadian official has identified the dead Ottawa gunman as Michael Zehaf-Bibeau.The official spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak publicly.Authorities and witnesses say a man with a scarf ...more

AP News - 16 hours ago

TORONTO, Ontario (AP) — Canadian official identifies dead Ottawa gunman as Michael Zehaf-Bibeau . ...more

AP News - 17 hours ago

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Days after Nigeria's military raised hopes with the announcement that Islamic extremists had agreed to a cease-fire, Boko Haram is still fighting and there is no word on the fate of the 219 schoolgirls held hostage for six mon ...more