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American believed killed by isolated tribe on Indian island

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 11:44pm

Police say an American is believed to have been killed by an isolated Indian island tribe known to fire at outsiders with bows and arrows.

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The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 10:41pm

Expected rain could aid crews fighting Northern California's deadly wildfire while raising the risk of debris flows and complicating efforts to recover remains. The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch Wednesday for the smoldering town of Paradise and nearby communities. With the death toll at 81 in the state's most destructive wildfire, there are still nearly 870 people still unaccounted for.

Kenya police: Italian national kidnapped by gunmen

Tom Odula, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 10:35pm

Gunmen have kidnapped an Italian volunteer along Kenya's coast and wounded several people, police said Wednesday.

US carrier in Hong Kong after bombers fly over S. China Sea

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 10:17pm

A U.S. aircraft carrier docked in Hong Kong on Wednesday, days after a pair of American B-52 bombers flew over the disputed South China Sea.

Kenya police say gunmen have kidnapped an Italian national and wounded five Kenyans near the coastal town of Malindi

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 10:06pm

Kenya police say gunmen have kidnapped an Italian national and wounded five Kenyans near the coastal town of Malindi.

Seoul says it will close Japan-funded sex slavery foundation

Kim Tong-Hyung, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 7:46pm

South Korea said Wednesday it will dissolve a foundation funded by Japan to compensate South Korean women who were forced to work in Japan's World War II military brothels.

Bangladesh frees photographer facing charges of propaganda

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 7:02pm

An acclaimed photographer has been released from a jail in Bangladesh more than three months after he was arrested on charges of spreading false information about a street protest and propaganda against the government of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

Haiti hit with more violence amid third day of protests

Evens Sanon, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 1:05pm

Haiti faced a third day of protests and violence on Tuesday as anger grew over allegations of government corruption.

Iraq says airstrikes kill 40 Islamic State fighters in Syria

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 1:00pm

The Iraqi military says it has killed 40 Islamic State militants in airstrikes in Syria.

Amnesty says Saudi activists beaten, tortured in detention

Aya Batrawy, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 10:54am

Several activists imprisoned in Saudi Arabia since May, including a number of women who campaigned for the right to drive, have been beaten and tortured during interrogation, Amnesty International said Tuesday.

Dead whale had 115 plastic cups, 2 flip-flops in its stomach

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 10:27am

A dead whale that washed ashore in eastern Indonesia had a large lump of plastic waste in its stomach, including drinking cups, bottles and flip-flops, a park official said Tuesday, causing concern among environmentalists and government officials in one of the world's largest plastic-polluting countries.

Caravan migrants weigh options after court blocks Trump ban

Julie Watson, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 10:01am

Migrants camped in Tijuana after traveling in a caravan to reach the U.S were weighing their options Tuesday after a California court blocked President Donald Trump's asylum ban for illegal border crossers.

Poland latest country to withdraw from global migration pact

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 9:57am

The Polish government said Tuesday that it will not support a global compact seeking international cooperation on migration, citing national sovereignty as it joins countries including Hungary, Austria and the United States in rejecting it.

European zoos to send critically endangered rhinos to Rwanda

Karel Janicek, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 9:53am

Wildlife parks in three European countries on Tuesday announced they are joining forces to send critically endangered eastern black rhinos back to their natural habitat in Rwanda, where the entire rhino population was wiped out during the genocide in the 1990s.

Tutu awards prize to US school shooting survivors

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 9:38am

A group of young Americans who campaigned against gun violence after surviving a deadly shooting at their Florida school have received a prize from former South African archbishop Desmond Tutu.

British diplomat raises detainee's case during Iran visit

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 9:14am

Britain's top diplomat has raised the case of a British-Iranian woman who has been detained in Iran for more than two years during his visit to the Islamic Republic.

The Latest: 2 men stabbed, robbed in Greek migrant camp

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 9:02am

The Latest on migrants and asylum-seekers in Europe (all times local):

Banksy exhibit opens in Milan on heels of auction stunt

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 8:59am

The MUDEC museum in Milan is hosting the first exhibit of street-artist Banksy's works in an Italian public museum, just weeks after the artist grabbed international attention by partially shredding one of his works at a London auction.

Former gang member shot dead after book party

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 8:51am

Danish police say a former gang leader who repented and wrote a book about his experiences has been fatally shot by a lone gunman in dark clothes.