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Cambodia marks 20 years since deadly grenade attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 1:01am

Hundreds of members of Cambodia's opposition party held a remembrance Thursday marking the 20th anniversary of a grenade attack that killed 16 people.

Poles faces post-Brexit Europe with confusion and fear

Vanessa Gera, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 12:52am

Poles, who have settled in large numbers in Britain in recent years, expressed confusion and apprehension as Britain formally triggered the process to leave the European Union.

Here is the latest news from The Associated Press at 2:40 a.m. EDT

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 12:41am

Hawaii's attorney general says a federal judge's decision to extend an order blocking President Donald Trump's travel ban affirms values of religious freedom. State Attorney General Douglas Chin says the longer-lasting ruling means that Muslims and refugees will face less uncertainty. The judge granted Hawaii's request to extend his previous temporary block of provisions that would suspend new visas for six Muslim-majority countries and halt the nation's refugee program.

Thai prosecutors postpone appearance for Red Bull heir

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 12:31am

An heir to the Red Bull fortune has won another delay in facing charges after an alleged hit and run that killed a police officer almost five years ago.

S Korea's Park questioned at court hearing on arrest request

Hyung-Jin Kim, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 12:01am

South Korea's disgraced ex-President Park Geun-hye was being questioned Thursday by a court that will decide if she should be arrested over corruption allegations that have already toppled her from power.

S Korea's Park questioned at court hearing on arrest request

Hyung-Jin Kim, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 11:03pm

South Korea's disgraced ex-President Park Geun-hye was being questioned Thursday by a court that will decide if she should be arrested over corruption allegations that have already toppled her from power.

Here is the latest news from The Associated Press at 11:50 p.m. EDT

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 9:53pm

Hawaii's attorney general says a federal judge's decision to extend an order blocking President Donald Trump's travel ban affirms values of religious freedom. State Attorney General Douglas Chin says the longer-lasting ruling means that Muslims and refugees will face less uncertainty. The judge granted Hawaii's request to extend his previous temporary block of provisions that would suspend new visas for six Muslim-majority countries and halt the nation's refugee program.

Mexico: Teacher wounded in January school shooting dies

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 9:01pm

Mexican authorities say a teacher who was wounded by a teenage student in a school shooting two months ago has died.

Ex-South Carolina governor to head UN food agency

Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 8:42pm

Former South Carolina Gov. David Beasley was appointed Wednesday to head the U.N. World Food Program, the largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide as it assists some 80 million people in around 80 countries every year.

Indonesia man swallowed by python, villagers and reports say

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 7:43pm

A 25-year-old Indonesian man has been swallowed whole by a python on the island of Sulawesi, villagers and news reports said.

Congo to investigate deaths of American, Swedish UN experts

Al-Hadji Kudra Maliro and Carley Petesch, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 7:43pm

Congo's government said Wednesday it will investigate the deaths of an American and a Swedish expert for the United Nations and their interpreter, whose bodies were found in a shallow grave Monday after the team disappeared more than two weeks ago.

The Latest: Security Council decries killing of 2 UN experts

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 7:30pm

The latest on the deaths of an American and a Swedish investigator for the United Nations in Congo (all times local):

Former South Korean president arrives for court hearing into prosecutors' request for her arrest

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 7:30pm

Former South Korean president arrives for court hearing into prosecutors' request for her arrest.

Outrage over sex assault ruling in Mexico, judge suspended

Mark Stevenson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 7:23pm

Prosecutors are appealing a court ruling that dismissed sex crime charges because there was no proof the suspect acted "with lascivious intent," and judicial authorities announced Wednesday that the judge in the case had been suspended.

US ambassador to UN calls Congo government 'corrupt'

Justin Lynch, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 6:36pm

The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations said Wednesday the United Nations is partnering with a "corrupt" government in Congo and she called for a large cut in the world's largest peacekeeping mission in the troubled African nation.

Israel slashes dues to UN following anti-Israel votes

Ian Deitch and Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 4:52pm

Israel announced Wednesday it is reducing its required payment to the United Nations by $2 million following recent "anti-Israel" votes.

11 arrested in killing of Puerto Rico police sergeant

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 4:40pm

Puerto Rico's justice secretary says 11 people have been arrested in the killing of a police sergeant at a public housing project last year.

Iraqi officials: Suicide truck bombing kills 15 in Baghdad

Murtada Faraj, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 3:06pm

A suicide truck bomb targeted a police checkpoint in southern Baghdad on Wednesday night, killing 15 people and wounding 45, according to Iraqi officials.

France retools anti-extremism efforts after public failures

Lori Hinnant, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 2:57pm

France's efforts to combat homegrown terrorism are in turmoil: A group home intended to turn young people away from Islamic extremism sits empty. A move to segregate prison inmates suspected of jihadi sympathies has been abandoned. And the head of a program to prevent radicalization has been convicted of misusing funds.