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  • US trade deficit in January falls 8.3 pct to $41.8 billion

    The U.S. trade deficit in January dropped sharply as both exports and imports fell. The Commerce Department said Friday that the deficit fell 8.3 percent to $41.8 billion in January from $45.6 billion in December. The shrinking trade gap reflected a drop...
  • Bach: IOC doesn't always agree with host country politics

    The International Olympic Committee does not necessarily condone the political or legal systems in countries that it selects to host the games, IOC President Thomas Bach said. Bach's statement, delivered at a sports conference in Denmark, comes a few...
  • Security questioned in probe of attack on US envoy to Seoul

    Police on Friday investigated the motive of the anti-U.S. activist they say slashed the U.S. ambassador to South Korea, as questions turned to whether security was neglected. The attack Thursday on Mark Lippert, which prompted rival North Korea to...
  • Myanmar police crack down on protesters for third day

    Police cracked down on student protesters opposing Myanmar's new education law Friday, roughly grabbing demonstrators and loading them onto trucks in the third such clampdown in as many days. An Associated Press photographer and other witnesses in...
  • Knifed US envoy to Seoul in pain as officials investigate

    The U.S. ambassador to South Korea struggled with pain as he recovered Friday from a knife attack, while police searched the offices of the anti-U.S. activist who they say slashed the envoy while screaming demands for Korean reunification. The attack...
  • As world moves on, MH370 families find solace in each other

    For the past year, Wang Zheng has been avoiding one place: the modest apartment where his parents had been living for more than 20 years in downtown Nanjing until they vanished along with the ill-fated Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. Scrolls of paintings...
  • Knife attack at China train station leaves 9 injured

    At least two assailants armed with knives attacked people at a train station in southern China on Friday, injuring nine, and police fatally shot one of the suspects, officials said. The second suspect was captured, police in the city of Guangzhou said in...
  • China lowers growth target, promises to open industries

    China set a lower economic growth target for this year and promised to open more industries to foreign investors as it tries to make its slowing, state-dominated economy more productive. The growth target of about 7 percent, down from last year's 7.5...
  • Myanmar police chase down students in 3rd protest crackdown

    Police chased down student protesters and dragged them onto trucks Friday in Myanmar's third such crackdown on public demonstrations in as many days. Authorities went after five students after they broke off from 200 other demonstrators locked in a...
  • Taiwan subway slasher sentenced to death for killing 4

    A Taiwan court sentenced a university student to death Friday for killing four passengers on a Taipei commuter train last year. Shortly before rush hour on May 21, Cheng Chieh used a 10-centimeter (3-inch) knife in a train car traveling along the metro...
  • Sri Lanka suspends work on China-backed resort

    Sri Lanka has informed Beijing it is suspending work on a $1.5 billion Chinese-backed resort as part of a reevaluation of recent foreign investments, China's Foreign Ministry said Friday. The project was inaugurated in September on an artificial island...