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October 31, 2018 - 6:05 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — India's top court on Wednesday ordered the government to provide pricing details of 36 Rafale fighter jets it is buying from France. The court said the government must bring details of the decision-making process of the deal into the public domain, except those that are...
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October 31, 2018 - 6:02 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Official figures show that inflation across the 19-country eurozone has risen to its highest level in nearly six years, largely on the back of higher energy prices. Eurostat said Wednesday that its headline measure of consumer price inflation rose to 2.2 percent in the year to...
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An ambulance carries a casualty after an explosion at the entrance of an FSB office in the city of Akhangelsk, in northern Russia, Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018. The local governor says one person has been killed and three injured after a bomb went off at the entrance of the local branch of Russia's main intelligence agency. (AP Photo/Maria Vavilina)
October 31, 2018 - 6:01 am
MOSCOW (AP) — A man set off a bomb at the entrance of the local branch of Russia's main intelligence agency in a northern city Wednesday, injuring three security officials and killing himself, authorities said. The man entered the local branch of the FSB intelligence agency in Akhangelsk and...
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Investigators examine parts of Lion Air Flight 610 retrieved from the waters off Tanjung Priok in Jakarta, Indonesia, Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018. A massive search effort identified the possible seabed location of the crashed Lion Air jet, Indonesia's military chief said Wednesday, as experts carried out the grim task of identifying dozens of body parts recovered from a 15-nautical-mile-wide search area. (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana)
October 31, 2018 - 5:56 am
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A massive search effort has identified the possible seabed location of the crashed Lion Air jet, Indonesia's military chief said Wednesday, as experts carried out the grim task of identifying dozens of body parts recovered from a 15-nautical-mile-wide search area, and...
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October 31, 2018 - 5:48 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Police say they're increasing manpower at New York City's big Halloween parade after last year's holiday was marred by a deadly truck attack. The NYPD says thousands of uniformed and plainclothes officers will patrol Wednesday's parade in Greenwich Village. They'll be joined by...
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Governor of Okinawa, Denny Tamaki, speaks during a interview with the Associated Press in Tokyo, Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018. Tamaki, the newly elected governor of the southern Japanese island of Okinawa, is headed to the U.S. with a message to the American people: Stop building the military base and build peace instead.(AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
October 31, 2018 - 5:47 am
TOKYO (AP) — The bicultural, newly elected governor of the southern Japanese island of Okinawa plans to visit the United States with a message to the American people: Stop building a disputed military base and build peace instead. Tamaki took office Oct. 4 after campaigning for a disputed U.S...
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This undated photo provided by Cambria County Prison shows Dr. Johnnie Barto. Barto, a pediatrician, faces sexual assault charges involving more than 30 girls and boys since the late 1980s, including a dozen after regulators cleared him in 2000 of wrongdoing. Barto was arrested in Jan. 2018. He has pleaded not guilty. (Cambria County Prison via AP)
October 31, 2018 - 5:36 am
JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Nearly two decades ago, Pennsylvania regulators were confronted with evidence that a well-regarded pediatrician had fondled the genitals of two small children during office visits. Instead of holding him accountable, regulators let the doctor keep his medical license. He went...
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October 31, 2018 - 5:26 am
MOSCOW (AP) — A man set off a bomb at the entrance of the local branch of Russia's main intelligence agency in a northern Russian city Wednesday, injuring three security officials and killing himself, authorities said. The man, who has not been identified, entered the local branch of the FSB...
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A rescuer inspects a part of Lion Air plane flight JT 610 retrieved from the waters where it's believed to have crashed at Tanjung Priok Port in Jakarta, Indonesia, Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018. Relatives have provided samples for DNA tests to help identify victims of the Lion Air plane crash as accounts emerged Tuesday of problems on the jet's previous flight including rapid descents that terrified passengers. (AP Photo/Binsar Bakara)
October 31, 2018 - 5:21 am
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The Latest on the crash of a Lion Air passenger plane in Indonesia (all times local): 4 p.m. The head of the National Transportation Safety Committee, Soerjanto Tjahjono, says pings detected at sea in the search for a crashed Lion Air plane are definitely from its flight...
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This wanted poster released by FBI shows Singaporean Tan Wee Beng, the director of both trading house Wee Tiong (S) Pte. Ltd. and ship management services company WT Marine Pte. Ltd. The Singaporean businessman facing criminal charges in the United States for allegedly violating sanctions against North Korea said he was taking the concerns “seriously.” In a note to stakeholders of his trading company Wee Tiong, seen by The Associated Press, Tan Wee Beng said he was still fully committed to his business. Tan was also blacklisted by the U.S. Treasury Department for allegedly doing business with the North and engaging in money laundering. Tan said he will work with lawyers and contact authorities for more information on the charges. (FBI via AP)
October 31, 2018 - 4:25 am
SINGAPORE (AP) — A Singaporean businessman facing criminal charges in the United States for allegedly violating sanctions against North Korea said he was taking the concerns "very seriously." In a note to stakeholders of his commodities trading company Wee Tiong, seen by The Associated Press, Tan...
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