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Moon enters talks with Trump with driver's seat at stake

Kim Tong-Hyung, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 1:06am

For a few months, everything seemed to be clicking for South Korean President Moon Jae-in as he pieced together crucial nuclear negotiations between the U.S. and North Korea following a year of intense animosity.

Maduro wins Venezuela election challengers call illegitimate

Joshua Goodman and Scott Smith, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 1:00am

Embattled socialist incumbent Nicolas Maduro won Venezuela's presidential election by a landslide in a disputed vote marred by irregularities and mass absenteeism that led his main rivals to call for a re-run to prevent a national social crisis from exploding.

Police question Thai politicians who criticized junta

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 1:00am

Supporters of eight prominent Thai politicians who criticized the country's ruling junta shouted "fight, fight" as the group arrived at a Bangkok police station for questioning.

Manila takes non-confrontational stand vs China in sea feud

Jim Gomez, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 12:38am

The Philippine government is taking "appropriate diplomatic action" to protect its claims in the South China Sea but did not elaborate or name China in a non-confrontational policy that immediately sparked criticism.

2 injured in multiple bombings in Thailand's troubled south

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 11:47pm

Thai authorities say suspected Muslim insurgents set off small bombs at about two dozen locations in the country's deep south, wounding two women.

US relations under Trump dominate Mexico presidential debate

Maria Verza, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 11:20pm

Mexico's turbulent relationship with the U.S. government under President Donald Trump dominated the country's second presidential debate Sunday.

Thailand wearies of junta rule, election promise still vague

Jerry Harmer and Kaweewit Kaewjinda, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 9:54pm

Four years after seizing power, Thailand's junta has a singular success it never hoped for: uniting a politically divided nation in growing dissatisfaction with the thin-skinned rule of the generals.

Maduro declared winner in disputed Venezuela election

Scott Smith and Joshua Goodman, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 9:39pm

Venezuelan officials declared socialist leader Nicolas Maduro the easy winner of Sunday's presidential election, while his leading challenger questioned the legitimacy of a vote marred by irregularities and called for a new ballot to prevent a brewing social crisis from exploding.

Britain basks in royal wedding afterglow; grave gets bouquet

Gregory Katz, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 9:15pm

Unwilling to kiss Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding goodbye just yet, Britain basked Sunday in the scale of the spectacle as major broadcasters kept scenes from the royal nuptials on repeat along with fresh interviews with the bride's dressmaker.

Venezuela electoral council says Maduro re-elected in vote marred by opposition boycott, irregularities

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 8:26pm

Venezuela electoral council says Maduro re-elected in vote marred by opposition boycott, irregularities.

Venezuela anti-government candidate Henri Falcon says presidential election marred by irregularities, lacks legitimacy

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 7:56pm

Venezuela anti-government candidate Henri Falcon says presidential election marred by irregularities, lacks legitimacy.

In North Korea nuke site closing, spectacle trumps substance

Eric Talmadge, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 7:18pm

Foreign journalists will be allowed to journey deep into the mountains of North Korea this week to observe the closing of the country's Punggye-ri nuclear test site in a much-touted display of goodwill before leader Kim Jong Un's planned summit with President Donald Trump next month.

Record Everest climber returns, already planning next trip

Binaj Gurubacharya, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 6:54pm

A Sherpa climbing guide who scaled Mount Everest for a record 22nd time last week returned from the mountain on Sunday and said he's already planning his next trip.

Kerry says civil discourse is under threat around the world

Jon Gambrell, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 6:36pm

Former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday warned that "true civil discourse" is under threat around the world while speaking to graduates at NYU Abu Dhabi, an event that the school blocked journalists from filming.

Cubans mourn plane crash dead, officials ID 20 bodies

Andrea Rodriguez, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 6:18pm

At morgues and in church services, tearful Cubans on Sunday mourned loved ones who died in the country's worst air disaster in three decades.

Britain's top diplomat honors Argentines killed in Falklands

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 5:32pm

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has honored Argentine soldiers who fought Britain in the Falkland Islands.

25 African migrants come ashore in Brazil after sea rescue

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 3:22pm

About two dozen African migrants were brought ashore in northeastern Brazil after being rescued at sea by fishermen, Brazilian authorities said Sunday.

Cameroon holiday hit by violence in English-speaking areas

Edwin Kindzeka Moki, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 3:22pm

Cameroon's national day Sunday was marked by violence in its troubled English-speaking region, with two policemen killed, soldiers wounded and a mayor kidnapped by suspected armed separatists.

Palestinian president hospitalized with fever

Ian Deitch, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 1:24pm

President Mahmoud Abbas was hospitalized with fever Sunday just days after undergoing surgery on his ear, an official said.