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The Latest: Hong Kong protesters trample Chinese flagProtesters in Hong Kong have trampled a Chinese flag, vandalized a subway station and set a fire across a wide street, as pro-democracy demonstrations took a violent turn once again
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Protesters damage an advertisement board in Hong Kong on Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019. Protesters in Hong Kong trampled a Chinese flag, vandalized a subway station and lit a fire across a wide street on Sunday, as pro-democracy demonstrations took a violent turn once again. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
Hong Kong protesters trample Chinese flag, set street firesProtesters in Hong Kong have trampled a Chinese flag, vandalized two subway stations and set two street fires, as pro-democracy demonstrations took a violent turn once again
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Pakistan bus crash kills 26; brakes fail on mountain roadPolice say a bus crash in northern Pakistan has killed 26 people after its brakes failed on a winding mountain road
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Typhoon heads to northeast Japan after some damage in southA powerful typhoon is heading northeast to Japan's main island of Honshu after lashing parts of the country's southern islands with heavy rains and winds that caused flooding and some minor injuries
The Associated Press8 hours ago
FILE - This May 25, 2017 file photo shows a view of the world-famous hoodoos, also called tent rocks, fairy chimneys and earth pyramids, at Inspiration Point in Bryce Canyon National Park in Utah. Officials say a tour bus has crashed near a national park in southern Utah, killing at least four people. Utah Highway Patrol troopers said Friday, Sept. 20, 2019 that the crash on a highway near Bryce Canyon National Park also left a number of people seriously injured. (AP Photo/Eva Parziale, Fila)
4 die after bus with Chinese tourists crashes in UtahFour people died after a tour bus carrying them and other visitors from China crashed, rolling onto a guard rail and leaving carnage and debris in its wake on a highway running through the red-rock landscape of southern Utah
The Associated Press15 hours ago
Hong Kong riot police stand on the streets of Hong Kong on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019. Protesters in Hong Kong burned a Chinese flag and police fired pepper spray Saturday in renewed clashes over grievances by the anti-government demonstrators. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
Hong Kong protesters, police face off in renewed clashesProtesters in Hong Kong throw gasoline bombs, police fire tear gas in renewed clashes over anti-government grievances
The Associated Press23 hours ago
Separate blasts kill 2 kids, pregnant woman in AfghanistanThe Latest: Afghan official says that a roadside bomb has killed at least 2 civilians in southern Kandahar province
The Associated Press1 day ago
The Latest: Hong Kong police, protesters clashProtesters have burned a Chinese flag and police fired pepper spray during a march in an outlying district of Hong Kong in renewed clashes over anti-government grievances
The Associated Press1 day ago
Solomon Islands forms ties with China after Taiwan breakSolomon Islands forms ties with China after Taiwan break
The Associated Press1 day ago
South Korea says 2 farms tested negative for swine feverSouth Korea says tests on dead pigs from two farms near its border with North Korea came back negative for African swine fever, at least temporarily easing fears over the spread of the illness that has ravaged pig herds across Asia
The Associated Press1 day ago
Actress and activist Jane Fonda talks to a crowd of protestors during a global climate rally at Pershing Square in downtown Los Angeles on Friday, Sept. 20, 2019. A wave of climate change protests swept across the globe Friday, with hundreds of thousands of young people sending a message to leaders headed for a U.N. summit: The warming world can't wait for action. (AP Photo/David Swanson)
The Latest: Hundreds march for climate action in Los AngelesIn downtown Los Angeles, hundreds of people, many of them schoolchildren, marched to City Hall for a rally
The Associated Press1 day ago
Climate protesters demonstrate in Athens, Friday, Sept. 20, 2019. Protesters around the world joined rallies on Friday as a day of worldwide demonstrations calling for action against climate change began ahead of a U.N. summit in New York. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
'I want a future': Global youth protests urge climate actionYoung people afraid for their futures are protesting around the globe to implore leaders to tackle climate change.
The Associated Press1 day ago
A Kashmiri man walks in the Agra Central Jail premise after meeting his brother-in-law who is lodged in the jail, in Agra, India, Friday, Sept. 20, 2019. Families from the Himalayan region of Kashmir have traveled nearly 1,000 kilometers (600 miles) in sweltering heat to meet relatives being held in an Indian jail in the city of Agra. At least 4,000 people, mostly young men, have been arrested in Indian-held Kashmir since the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi imposed a security clampdown and scrapped the region’s semi-autonomy on Aug. 5, according to police officials and records reviewed by AP. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
Families struggle to meet Kashmiris lodged in Indian jailFamilies from the Himalayan region of Kashmir have traveled nearly 1,000 kilometers (600 miles) in sweltering heat to meet relatives being held in an Indian jail in the city of Agra
The Associated Press2 days ago
Japan accepts talks with South Korea on WTO arbitrationJapan has announced it will accept South Korea's request for joint talks leading to arbitration by the World Trade Organization after Seoul filed a complaint with the international body over Tokyo's tightening of export controls
The Associated Press2 days ago
Activists stage a protest urging the government to speed up their action to tackle forest fires as an information board showing a very unhealthy level in Palangkaraya, Central Kalimantan, Indonesia, Friday, Sept. 20, 2019. Haze blown by monsoon winds from fires in Indonesia has begun affecting some areas of the Philippines and raised concerns about aviation safety and possible health risks, an official said Friday. (AP Photo/Fauzy Chaniago)
Haze from Indonesian fires now affecting PhilippinesA Philippine official says haze blown by monsoon winds from Indonesia's forest fires is affecting some regions in the western Philippines and raised concerns about aviation safety and possible health risks
The Associated Press2 days ago
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