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FILE- In this July 15, 2015 file photo, Indian Bollywood actor Salman Khan smiles as he attends the trailer launch of his upcoming movie 'Hero' in Mumbai, India. An Indian court has on Wednesday, Jan.18, 2017 acquitted top Bollywood star Salman Khan of the charge of using unlicensed arms while hunting for rare blackbucks in a western India wildlife preserve 18 years ago. (AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade, File)
Indian court acquits actor Salman Khan of using illegal armsAn Indian court has acquitted top Bollywood star Salman Khan of the charge of using unlicensed arms while hunting for rare blackbucks in a western India wildlife preserve 18 years ago
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Lee Jae-yong, center, a vice chairman of Samsung Electronics Co. arrives at the Seoul Central District Court in Seoul, South Korea, for a hearing Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017. The Seoul Central District Court will decide whether to arrest Lee after prosecutors requested the arrest earlier this week. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
Seoul court considers arrest of Samsung de facto headA South Korean court is considering whether to approve the arrest of Samsung Electronics vice chairman Lee Jae-yong, one of the country's wealthiest business leaders, on charges of bribery and other offenses
The Associated Press3 minutes ago
Switzerland's Roger Federer makes a backhand return to United States' Noah Rubin during their second round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)
Federer reaches 3rd round in return at Australian OpenRoger Federer relied on his Grand Slam experience in the most important points to beat Noah Rubin 7-5, 6-3, 7-6 (3) on Wednesday, maintaining his record of never failing to reach the third round at the 18 Australian Opens he's contested
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FILE - In this April 24, 2014, file photo, attended by U.S. Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy and her husband Edwin Schlossberg, right, President Barack Obama tours Meiji Shrine in Tokyo. Kennedy is stepping down Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017 after three years as U.S. ambassador to Japan, where she was welcomed like a celebrity and worked to deepen the U.S.-Japan relationship despite regular flare-ups over American military bases on the southern island of Okinawa. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
Caroline Kennedy boosted US-Japan ties as US ambassadorCaroline Kennedy is stepping down Wednesday after three years as U.S. ambassador to Japan
The Associated Press52 minutes ago
FILE - In this Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016, file photo, a Chinese man reacts near a board showing the Shanghai Stock Exchange Composite Index at a brokerage in Beijing, China. A board member of the American Chamber of Commerce in China, Lester Ross, says China is preparing to retaliate if U.S. President-elect Donald Trump carries out promises to impose sanctions on Chinese goods. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)
Business group: China preparing to retaliate on tradeAn American business group says China is preparing to retaliate if U.S. President-elect Donald Trump carries out promises to impose sanctions on Chinese goods
The Associated Press57 minutes ago
FILE - In this Oct. 9, 2016, file photo, Nathan Chen of the United States, performs during the men's free skating program at the Finlandia Trophy figure skating competition in Espoo, Finland. The 17-year-old's revelatory performance at last month's Grand Prix final in France has made him American figure skating's bright new star. (Martti Kainulainen/Lehtikuva via AP, File)
Nathan Chen leads the way at US figure skating championshipsWhen reigning champion Adam Rippon withdrew from the U.S. figure skating championships with a broken foot last week, it made Nathan Chen the favorite this week in Kansas City
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Japan hotel chain under fire over denial of Rape of NankingA fast-growing Japanese hotel chain is facing criticism over a book penned by the hotel's owner that says the Rape of Nanking was fabricated
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FILE - In this Aug. 10, 2015, file photo, municipal workers search Reunion Island beaches where expected debris of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 could be washed up onto the shore near Saint-Andre, on the French Island of Reunion. While search crews spent years trawling in futility through a remote patch of the Indian Ocean for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, people wandering along beaches on the other side of the ocean began spotting debris that washed ashore. Those pieces provided key information and raised questions whether Malaysia, Australia and China - who funded the hunt for the underwater wreckage - missed key opportunities by failing to organize coastal searches for plane parts. (AP Photo/Fabrice Wislez, File)
Were opportunities for clues from MH370 debris missed?While search crews spent years trawling in futility through a remote patch of the Indian Ocean for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, people wandering along beaches on the other side of the ocean began spotting debris that washed ashore
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Clashes over illegal Arab building in Israel, 1 killedAt least one Israeli Arab has been killed in clashes between police and demonstrators in southern Israel during a court-ordered operation to demolish illegally built homes
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Richard Newman, center, works with fellow traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017. Stocks are opening slightly lower on Wall Street, led by declines in banks and health care companies. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
Asian stocks directionless, dollar steadies after slideMost Asian stock indexes are lacking direction following a sharp correction overnight in the dollar that sapped investor momentum
The Associated Press1 hour ago
California finishes safety review of wells after blowoutState officials say they completed a safety review of a Los Angeles gas storage facility where a blowout spewed methane for nearly four months
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In this image provided by Karin van der Wiel/ NOAA/ Princeton University, shows climate change effects on patterns of mild weather. Kiss goodbye some of those postcard-perfect, ideal-for-outdoor-wedding days. A new study said global warming is going to steal some of those exceedingly pleasant weather days from our future. On average, Earth will have four fewer days of mild and mostly dry weather by 2035 and ten fewer of them by the end of the century, according to a first-of-its-kind projection of nice weather. (Karin van der Wiel/ NOAA/ Princeton University via AP)
Global warming could steal postcard-perfect weather daysA new study says those nice weather days _ the kind perfect for picnics and outdoor weddings _ will be dwindling in the future because of global warming
The Associated Press1 hour ago
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