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Mobs attack Africans in India after a local boy went missing

Muneeza Naqvi, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 4:45am

Mobs have repeatedly attacked Africans in a New Delhi suburb in recent days after rumors that a local boy had been kidnapped by Nigerians.

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The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 4:44am

A regulation the Obama administration put in place to give online users protection against the sharing of their browsing habits is headed for extinction. Congress has completed action on a bill that abrogates the Federal Communications Commission rule, and President Donald Trump is poised to sign it into law when it reaches his desk.

The Latest: Jordan says no peace without Palestinian state

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 4:35am

The Latest on the Arab summit being held in Jordan (all times local):

Somalia's drought once again has thousands on the move

Abdi Guled, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 4:23am

Tears fill Sahra Muse's eyes as she stares at her severely malnourished son, his thin arms crossed over his bloated stomach.

South Africa's Zuma is asked to miss activist's funeral

Stuart Graham, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 4:05am

President Jacob Zuma said Wednesday he was not attending the funeral of a South African apartheid-era leader after Ahmed Kathrada's family asked him to stay away.

Arab summit to endorse Palestinian positions with eye on US

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 4:00am

Arab leaders are gathering for an annual summit where the call for Palestinian statehood is to take center stage.

Ukrainian president condemns attack on Polish Consulate

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 3:40am

Ukraine's president has condemned an overnight attack on the Polish Consulate in a western city that appeared to involve a shell fired from a grenade launcher.

South Korean ferry saga a tale of government blunders

Kim Tong-Hyung, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 3:31am

From a botched rescue job to severely wrong death counts, South Korea's government has been blamed for a series of egregious errors in its handling of the 2014 sinking of the Sewol ferry, which killed 304 people in one of the country's worst disasters.

Sweden: UN, Congo must investigate deaths of Swede, American

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 3:22am

Sweden's prime minister says the United Nations and Congo must investigate after three bodies, including those of Swedish and American investigators with the United Nations, were found in central Congo.

France retools anti-extremism efforts after public failures

Lori Hinnant, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 3:09am

France's attempts to counter the radicalization of its young people are in turmoil, with a group home intended to turn them away from Islamic extremism empty, the head of a highly publicized nonprofit convicted of misuse of public funds, and plans to segregate prison inmates suspected of harboring jihadi ideas abandoned.

Bizarre stunt at Auschwitz carried out by anti-war activists

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 2:00am

A Polish prosecutor says that 11 people who slaughtered a sheep at Auschwitz last week, stripped naked and chained themselves together were peace activists protesting wars across the world.

Reports: Kurdish militant dies as bomb explodes prematurely

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 1:50am

Turkish media reports say a suspected Kurdish militant was killed when a bomb he was preparing inside a car exploded prematurely. A second suspected militant inside the vehicle was wounded.

Expeditions to send huge trash bags to help clean Mt Everest

Binaj Guruacharya, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 12:45am

Mountaineering expedition organizers in Nepal are sending huge trash bags with climbers on Mount Everest during the spring climbing season to collect trash that then can be winched by helicopters back to the base camp.

Chinese military conducts training drill near Myanmar border

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 12:00am

China has conducted military exercises near its border with Myanmar, where fighting between the Myanmar army and ethnic rebels has flared in recent months.

Salvador gang arranged 'black widow' killing for insurance

Marcos Aleman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 10:12pm

El Salvador's brutal street gangs have been involved in every kind of criminal activity imaginable: drugs, extortion, prostitution, murder, kidnapping.

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The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 9:41pm

The top Democrat on the Senate intelligence committee says White House meddling in Congress' Russia investigations is not helping to lift the cloud of suspicion that hangs over the Trump administration. Virginia Sen. Mark Warner says that if the White House has nothing to hide about its relationship with Russia, there should be no problem with government officials answering questions in public testimony.

Cyclone rips off roofs, flings boats onto land in Australia

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 9:12pm

Residents of Australia's cyclone-battered tropical northeast emerged from their homes on Wednesday to find roofs lying in their yards, boats flung onto rocks and roads blocked by tangles of fallen trees and power lines, as emergency officials tried to reach communities cut off by the powerful storm.

China confirms detention of Taiwan pro-democracy activist

Christopher Bodeen and Ralph Jennings, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 9:02pm

China's government said Wednesday it has detained a Taiwanese pro-democracy activist and is investigating him on suspicion of "pursuing activities harmful to national security."

Mexico: Ex-gov. flees to Texas to evade graft allegations

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 8:12pm

The former governor of a northern Mexico state has fled to Texas to evade accusations of corruption, his successor said Tuesday.