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Death toll from Philippine earthquake rises to 11, with 24 people missing, mostly in rubble of a supermarket

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 8:24pm

Death toll from Philippine earthquake rises to 11, with 24 people missing, mostly in rubble of a supermarket.

3 helicopter crew found safe on New Zealand island day later

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 8:07pm

Three crew members aboard a helicopter that crashed off the New Zealand coast while on route to attempt a medical evacuation from a fishing boat have been found alive on a remote island.

Voting begins in 3rd phase of India's national elections

Ashok Sharma, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 7:59pm

Indians are voting Tuesday in the third phase of the general elections with campaigning by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist party and the opposition marred by bitter accusations and acrimony.

North Korea's Kim to meet Putin at crucial diplomatic moment

Foster Klug, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 7:04pm

North Korea confirmed Tuesday that leader Kim Jong Un will soon visit Russia to meet with President Vladimir Putin in a summit that comes at a crucial moment for tenuous diplomacy meant to rid the North of its nuclear arsenal.

North Korea leader Kim to meet with Putin in Russia

Foster Klug, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 4:15pm

North Korea on Tuesday confirmed that leader Kim Jong Un will soon visit Russia to meet with President Vladimir Putin. The summit would come at a crucial moment for tenuous diplomacy meant to rid the North of its nuclear arsenal, following a recent North Korean weapons test that likely signals Kim's growing frustration with deadlocked negotiations with Washington.

North Korean state media announces leader Kim Jong Un will visit Russia, meet with President Vladimir Putin

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 4:06pm

North Korean state media announces leader Kim Jong Un will visit Russia, meet with President Vladimir Putin.

Mexican police investigated in deadly fall from building

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 3:18pm

Authorities in the northern Mexico state of Nuevo Leon are investigating five law enforcement officers for their alleged involvement in the death of a man who fell from the 14th floor of a building.

Quake sways buildings in Mexico City; some evacuations

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 2:27pm

A magnitude 5.4 earthquake in southern Mexico caused tall buildings to sway in the Mexican capital Monday, prompting hundreds of office workers to briefly evacuate along a central avenue. There were no initial reports of damage or injury.

Earthquake sways tall buildings in Mexico City

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 2:20pm

Earthquake sways tall buildings in Mexico City.

German, US military police oversee boy's rescue from shaft

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 1:44pm

Police say they have rescued a 17-month-old boy three hours after he fell into a three-meter (nearly 10-foot) shaft in western Germany.

Israel to honor Pittsburgh Jewish leader after deadly attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 12:56pm

Israel has announced it will honor the head of Pittsburgh's Jewish community during next month's Independence Day celebrations, six months after 11 members of the community were killed in a synagogue shooting.

Report: Over 4,300 vacate Syria displaced camp

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 12:36pm

Syrian state media is reporting that more than 4,300 residents of a remote displaced people's camp near the border with Jordan have returned to government-controlled areas over the last month.

Jerusalem says it will "fix" bigoted fliers found in schools

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 12:32pm

The Jerusalem municipality says it will "fix" a wave of fliers that have appeared in kindergartens city-wide forbidding entrance to "minorities," using a Hebrew term considered code for Arabs.

Frenchman dies as boat capsizes off Sardinia; partner safe

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 11:14am

A Frenchman has died after his sailboat capsized off the coast of the Italian island of Sardinia but his female companion has survived.

Prosecutor: Weekend massacre in Mexico possible revenge act

Lev Garcia, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 10:27am

Thirteen people killed in a weekend shooting in Mexico's Gulf coast state of Veracruz appear to have been victims of an act of revenge between criminal groups, authorities said Monday.

Darfur justice could prove elusive despite al-Bashir's fall

Fay Abuelgasim and Joseph Krauss, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 9:23am

Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir, driven from power and now languishing in a prison where his opponents were once jailed and tortured, is more vulnerable than ever to a decade-old international arrest warrant for war crimes committed in Darfur.

Myanmar Supreme Court to rule on appeal of Reuters reporters

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 9:19am

Myanmar's Supreme Court is to rule Tuesday on the appeal of two Reuters journalists who were sentenced to seven years in prison for their reporting on the military's brutal crackdown on Rohingya Muslims.

The Latest: UK intercepts total of 36 migrants in Channel

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 8:35am

The Latest on the flow of migrants in Europe (all times local):

Children sickened in Pakistan after polio vaccinations

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 7:34am

Hundreds of school children in Pakistan were taken to hospitals Monday complaining of nausea and vomiting after being given polio vaccinations, officials said.