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A woman carrying water and a baby on her back after collecting water in Beira, Mozambique, Monday, March 25, March 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
March 26, 2019 - 5:44 am
BEIRA, Mozambique (AP) — Relief operations are pressing into remote areas to find survivors of the cyclone that ripped into central Mozambique, while trucks carrying aid attempt to travel a badly damaged road to the hard-hit city of Beira. The United Nations is making an emergency appeal for $282...
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March 26, 2019 - 4:22 am
WALTERBORO, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina school says one of its fifth-graders was wounded in a fight and has since been hospitalized. The State reports the Colleton County School District says the Forest Hills Elementary School student was airlifted to medical center for treatment after the Monday...
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Pope Francis seen on a giant screen at right, celebrates Mass outside Loreto's cathedral, central Italy, Monday, March 25, 2019. Francis has traveled to a major Italian pilgrimage site dedicated to the Virgin Mary to sign a new document dedicated to today's youth. (AP Photo/Sandro Perozzi)
March 26, 2019 - 4:08 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The founder and all-female editorial board of the Vatican's women's magazine have quit after coming under what they say was a Vatican campaign to discredit them and put them "under the direct control of men" that increased after they denounced the sexual abuse of nuns by clergy...
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Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha arrives at the government house in Bangkok, Thailand, Tuesday, March 26, 2019. The junta-appointed Election Commission announced the results of 350 constituency races but said full vote counts, which are needed to allocate 150 other seats in the House of Representatives, won't be available until Friday after apparent counting problems. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
March 26, 2019 - 4:00 am
BANGKOK (AP) — An international election observation group criticized the vote-counting in Thailand's first election since a 2014 military coup, saying in its report Tuesday the "tabulation and consolidation of ballots were deeply flawed." The Asian Network for Free Elections said those issues led...
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FILE - In this Oct. 6, 2018, file photo, Conor McGregor walks out of the arena after he was defeated by Khabib Nurmagomedov in a lightweight title mixed martial arts bout at UFC 229 in Las Vegas. Superstar UFC fighter McGregor has announced on social media that he is retiring from mixed martial arts. McGregor’s verified Twitter account had a post early Tuesday, March 26, 2019, that said the former featherweight and lightweight UFC champion was making a “quick announcement.”(AP Photo/John Locher, File)
March 26, 2019 - 2:41 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Superstar UFC fighter Conor McGregor has announced on social media that he is retiring from mixed martial arts. McGregor's verified Twitter account had a post early Tuesday that said the former featherweight and lightweight UFC champion was making a "quick announcement." The tweet...
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A man walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Tuesday, March 26, 2019. Asian stock prices rebounded Tuesday after global markets slid on worries about U.S. and European economic growth. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
March 26, 2019 - 1:42 am
BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock prices rebounded Tuesday after global markets slid on worries about U.S. and European economic growth. Tokyo's Nikkei 225 index rose 2.3 percent to 21,454.02 and Hong Kong's Hang Seng gained 0.2 percent to 28,571.71. The Shanghai Composite Index lost 1 percent to 3,012.92...
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FILE - In this Feb. 13, 2019, file photo Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison addresses media at Parliament House in Canberra. Morrison, on Tuesday, March 26, 2019, accused an influential minor political party of trying to "sell Australia's gun laws to the highest bidders" by asking the U.S. gun lobby for donations. (AP Photos/Rod McGuirk, File)
March 26, 2019 - 1:27 am
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's prime minister on Tuesday accused an influential minor political party of trying to "sell Australia's gun laws to the highest bidders" by asking the U.S. gun lobby for donations. Prime Minister Scott Morrison was responding to an Al Jazeera documentary that...
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March 26, 2019 - 12:00 am
CONGRESS-RUSSIA PROBE Trump welcomes Mueller's findings, but says he's been abused WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he welcomes the special counsel's report but complains that he has been abused by a long, unnecessary investigation. Trump also told reporters Monday that he believes...
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In this Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, file photo, Jet Airways Chairman Naresh Goyal sits during a press conference to announce the signing of enhanced cooperation agreement with Air France-KLM in Mumbai, India. The chairman of India's private Jet Airways has quit amid mounting financial woes forcing the airline to suspend operations on 14 international routes with more than 80 planes grounded. (AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade)
March 25, 2019 - 11:17 pm
NEW DELHI (AP) — The chairman of India's private Jet Airways has resigned amid mounting financial woes which have forced it to suspend 14 international routes and ground more than 80 planes. The airline said in a statement that its board on Monday accepted the resignations of Chairman Naresh Goyal...
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Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha, right, arrives at Government house in Bangkok, Thailand, Monday, March 26, 2019. A military-backed party has taken the lead in Thailand's first election since a 2014 coup, preliminary results showed, suggesting junta leader and Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha could stay in power, helped by an electoral system tilted in the military's favor.(AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
March 25, 2019 - 11:10 pm
BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's anti-junta Pheu Thai party said Monday it will try to form a government despite losing the popular vote to a military-backed party in the first election since a 2014 coup, highlighting the nation's deep political polarization. Separately, the Election Commission said it...
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