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Thai soldiers carry a water pump to drain the water from a cave where 12 boys and their soccer coach have been missing in Mae Sai, Chiang Rai province in northern Thailand, Friday, June 29, 2018. Floodwaters have reached near the entrance of the cave despite attempts to drain the water so rescuers can search farther into the complex for a sixth day. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
June 29, 2018 - 6:46 am
MAE SAI, Thailand (AP) — Thailand's prime minister on Friday visited a flooded cave complex where rescuers have been searching for 12 boys and their soccer coach missing for six days and urged their relatives not to give up hope. "There has to be faith. Faith makes everything a success," Prime...
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An emergency vehicle blocks a road leading to the scene of a shooting at The Capital Gazette newspaper's offices at dawn, Friday, June 29, 2018, in Annapolis, Md. A man armed with smoke grenades and a shotgun attacked journalists in the building Thursday, killing several people before police quickly stormed the building and arrested him, police and witnesses said. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
June 29, 2018 - 6:45 am
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — First-degree murder charges were filed Friday against a man who allegedly targeted Maryland's capital newspaper, shooting his way into the newsroom and killing four journalists and a staffer before police swiftly arrested him. Thursday's attack on The Capital Gazette in...
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In this image made from video, the Falcon 9 rocket carrying the SpaceX CRS-15 Dragon launches from Cape Canaveral, Florida, to the international space station, Friday, June 29, 2018. (NASA via AP)
June 29, 2018 - 6:22 am
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A SpaceX rocket that flew just two months ago with a NASA satellite roared back into action Friday, launching fresh space supplies for the International Space Station. The used Falcon rocket blasted off before dawn, hauling nearly 6,000 pounds (2,700 kilograms) of cargo...
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June 29, 2018 - 6:20 am
BEIJING (AP) — China's No. 2 leader, Premier Li Keqiang, has appealed to Korean business leaders to help "protect free trade" in Beijing's latest effort to recruit allies for its escalating dispute with Washington. Li told visiting CEOs on Friday that Beijing was willing to "further open up" and...
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Police secure the scene of a shooting at an office building housing The Capital Gazette newspaper in Annapolis, Md., Thursday, June 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
June 29, 2018 - 6:18 am
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The Latest on the shootings targeting Maryland's Capital Gazette newspaper(all times local): 5:50 a.m. Court records filed Friday show Jarrod W. Ramos has been charged with five counts of first-degree murder in the killings inside Maryland's Capital Gazette office. The online...
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June 29, 2018 - 5:02 am
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — During her first visit to civil war-torn South Sudan, actress Ashley Judd had a message for survivors of sexual assault. "I see you, I love you and I'm here for you," she said in an interview with The Associated Press. Seated on the floor and surrounded by women on Thursday...
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June 29, 2018 - 5:00 am
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — Actress Ashley Judd has a message for survivors of sexual assault in her first visit to South Sudan, where rape is used as a weapon in its five-year civil war. "I see you, I love you and I'm here for you," she said in an exclusive interview with The Associated Press. The...
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This photo released by the Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets, shows civil defense workers helping civilians who fled from Daraa after shelling by Syrian government forces, in the town of Qunaitra, near Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, southern Syria, Thursday, June 28, 2018. A barrage of airstrikes hit rebel-held areas in southwestern Syria on Thursday, killing civilians hiding in an underground shelter as government forces pressed their offensive to reclaim a region that was until recently part of a U.S.-backed and negotiated truce. (Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP)
June 29, 2018 - 5:00 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's military says it's delivered about 60 tons of humanitarian aid and medicine to thousands of displaced Syrians in the Golan Heights who flocked to the area, fleeing heavy bombardment by Syrian government forces. The development comes as airstrikes have pounded rebel-held...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Friday, July 13, 2007, Governor of the Bank of Latvia Ilmars Rimsevics speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in Riga, Latvia. Prosecutors in Latvia announced Thursday June 28, 2018, that they are charging Rimsevics, who is also on the board of the European Central Bank, with the criminal offense of taking a bribe. (AP Photo/Roman Koksarov, FILE)
June 29, 2018 - 4:41 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The Latvian member of the European Central Bank's top policymaking board has rejected charges of bribery. Latvian broadcaster LSM cites Ilmars Rimsevics, head of the Baltic country's central bank, as saying: "I completely deny all these allegations." He was charged...
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A woman walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Friday, June 29, 2018. Asian shares were mixed and trading in a narrow range Friday as investors weighed how trade tensions between the U.S. and other nations might escalate. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
June 29, 2018 - 4:26 am
TOKYO (AP) — Global shares were mostly higher Friday as investors weighed how trade tensions between the U.S. and other nations might escalate. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40 gained 1.4 percent to 5,348.59 in early trading. Germany's DAX was up 1.5 percent at 12,348.90. Britain's FTSE 100 rose 1.1...
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