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Nepal officials doubtful about 4 bodies reported on Everest

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 3:22am

Nepalese officials are casting doubt on the reported discovery of four bodies at the highest camp on Mount Everest.

NATO chief says allies to join anti-IS coalition

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 3:22am

NATO's chief has affirmed that the alliance will join the international coalition fighting the Islamic State group but will not wage war against the extremists, as U.S. President Donald Trump prepares to meet allied leaders.

The Latest: Trump meets with European Union leaders

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 3:20am

The Latest on President Donald Trump's first trip abroad (all times local):

Trump to meet with anxious EU and NATO leaders

Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 2:43am

Visiting a city he once called a "hellhole" to meet with the leaders of an alliance he threatened to abandon, President Donald Trump will address a continent Thursday still reeling from his election and anxious about his support.

Here is the latest news from The Associated Press at 4:40 a.m. EDT

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 2:43am

Police have arrested two more people and are searching a new site in Manchester suspected of links to the bombing that killed 22 people at a pop concert as British authorities complained bitterly about investigation leaks by U.S. officials.

Trump takes a more cautious approach on big trip

Julie Pace, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 2:24am

In his first big tour on the world stage, President Donald Trump is choosing caution over his usual brand of chaos.

US patrol through South China sea draws protest from Beijing

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 2:00am

China is protesting a U.S. Navy patrol that brought a guided missile destroyer near a group of man-made islands controlled by Beijing in the disputed South China Sea.

Soldiers try to restore order in besieged Philippine city

Jim Gomez and Teresa Cerojano, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 1:55am

Army tanks packed with soldiers rolled into a southern Philippine city Thursday to try to restore control after ISIS-linked militants launched a violent siege that sent thousands of people fleeing for their lives and raised fears of extremists gaining traction in the country.

DNA tests identify missing S. Korean girl from ferry sinking

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 11:53pm

DNA tests on bones found in ferry wreckage recently raised from the sea identified a South Korean high school student missing since the 2014 sinking that killed 304 people, officials said Thursday.

Taiwan holds war games simulating Chinese island attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 11:50pm

Taiwan's military has practiced repelling a simulated Chinese assault on an outlying island group as part of annual military drills addressing the threat from across the Taiwan Strait.

Controversial IVF doctor gives hope to older Indian women

Muneeza Naqvi, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 11:30pm

To see Manjeet Kaur around her little daughter is to see joy at its purest.

Controversial IVF doctor gives hope to older Indian women

Muneeza Naqvi, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 11:30pm

To see Manjeet Kaur around her little daughter is to see joy at its purest.

Sri Lankan president discusses asylum seekers in Australia

Rod McGuirk, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 11:25pm

Sri Lanka's president met with the Australian prime minister on Thursday with fighting people-smuggling high on the agenda.

Chinese go champion begins 2nd game against computer

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 11:25pm

China's top player of the ancient board game of go began a second game against a computer Thursday in a competition authorities limited the Chinese public's ability to see.

The Latest: US lawmaker says UK bomb showed 'sophistication'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 10:56pm

The Latest on the bombing at a pop concert in Manchester that left 22 people dead (all times local):

N. Korea calls S. Korea's border firing reckless provocation

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 10:25pm

North Korea on Thursday accused South Korea of firing 450 machine gun rounds at a flock of birds earlier this week, dismissing as a fabrication Seoul's claim that it had fired warning shots because of an object flying across their border.

Troops guard Brazil federal buildings amid political unrest

Eraldo Peres and Mauricio Savarese, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 10:18pm

Troops guarded federal buildings in Brazil's capital early Thursday as the president struggles to hang onto power amid an outcry over corruption allegations and after clashes between police and protesters demanding his resignation forced the evacuations of several ministries.

Top Venezuela prosecutor says protester killed by police

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 10:04pm

Venezuela's chief prosecutor further distanced herself from the socialist administration Wednesday, deepening the widest rift in a government that has otherwise presented a united front against six weeks of protests.

Here is the latest news from The Associated Press at 11:40 p.m. EDT

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 9:43pm

A U.S. congressman says the bomb used in the Manchester Arena attack in England suggests a "level of sophistication" that could indicate its maker had foreign training. Texas Republican Mike McCaul, chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, told The Associated Press that the bomb was "a classic explosive device used by terrorists." McCaul says the device used the explosive TATP, the same one used in the deadly November 2015 attacks in Paris and the March 2016 attack in Brussels.