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The damaged port aft hull of the USS John S. McCain, is visible while docked at Singapore's Changi naval base on Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017 in Singapore. The focus of the search for the U.S. sailors missing after a collision between the USS John S. McCain and an oil tanker in Southeast Asian waters shifted Tuesday to the damaged destroyer's flooded compartments. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
The Latest: New 7th Fleet chief thanks navies for supportVice Adm. Phillip Sawyer, the new commander of the U.S. 7th Fleet, has thanked the many navies that contacted the fleet with condolences and offers of support following the collision between the USS John. S. McCain and an oil tanker east of Singapore
The Associated Press38 minutes ago
Qatar restores diplomatic ties to Iran amid regional crisisQatar has restored full diplomatic relations with Iran, ignoring the demands of Arab nations now trying to isolate the energy-rich country
The Associated Press9 minutes ago
In this Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017 photo, people collect water for their families from a tube well, in Islamabad, Pakistan, Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017. A new study suggests some 50 million Pakistanis could be at risk of drinking arsenic-tainted groundwater. The findings are based on a hazard map built using water quality data from 1,200 tube wells in the densely populated Indus Valley. (AP Photo/B.K. Bangash)
Study: Arsenic poisoning a risk for 50M in PakistanA new study suggests some 50 million Pakistanis could be at risk of drinking arsenic-tainted groundwater
The Associated Press2 hours ago
In this Aug. 1, 2017 photo, Thailand's former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra waves to supporters as she arrives at the Supreme Court to make her final statements in a trial on a charge of criminal negligence in Bangkok, Thailand. Friends and foes alike of Yingluck Shinawatra, are anxiously awaiting a verdict Friday, Aug. 25, 2017 by the country's Supreme Court on charges that she was criminally negligent in implementing a rice subsidy program that is estimated to have cost the government as much as $17 billion and could now cost her 10 years in prison. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
Thailand awaits verdict that could send former PM to prisonThais anxiously await a verdict on charges accusing former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra of negligence in implementing a rice subsidy estimated to have cost billions and that could send her to prison
The Associated Press2 hours ago
In this photo provided by Egypt's state news agency, MENA, Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, right, poses for a photo with White House adviser Jared Kushner, in Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017. El-Sissi and Egypt's foreign minister have met with Kushner just hours after the Trump administration cut or delayed hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to Cairo over human rights concerns. Kushner, who is also President Donald Trump's son-in-law, was in Cairo as part of a Middle East tour aimed at exploring ways to revive Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, which last collapsed in 2014. (MENA via AP)
Egypt angered by US aid cut over human rights concernsEgypt has reacted angrily to the U.S. decision to cut or delay nearly $300 million in military and economic aid over concerns about Cairo's human rights record, a surprise decision given the countries' close ties since President Donald Trump took office
The Associated Press3 hours ago
In this image taken from video officers stand behind a cordoned-off area in Rotterdam, Wednesday Aug. 23, 2017, after a concert by an American rock band was cancelled Wednesday night following a threat, the city's mayor said. Police detained the driver of a van with Spanish license plates carrying a number of gas tanks inside. (RTL via AP)
Dutch police detain driver of Spanish van near cancelled gigPolice in the Dutch port city of Rotterdam detained the driver of a van with Spanish license plates and a number of gas tanks inside after a concert by an American rock band was cancelled Wednesday night following a threat, the city's mayor said.
The Associated Press5 hours ago
In this image taken from video Rotterdam Mayor Ahmed Aboutaleb speaks to the media in Rotterdam, Wednesday Aug. 23, 2017, after a concert by an American rock band was cancelled Wednesday night following a threat. Police detained the driver of a van with Spanish license plates carrying a number of gas tanks inside. (RTL via AP)
The Latest: Stopped van thought unrelated to Spain attacksA Spanish counterterrorism official says a van with a Spain license plate that was detained in the Rotterdam is not connected to the attacks that killed 15 people in Spain last week
The Associated Press6 hours ago
A body recovered from the Xingu River lies covered by a blue tarp during a search and rescue mission for the passengers of the "Comandante Ribeiro" that sank the night before, in the Brazilian state of Para, Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017. The Para state public security office said 15 people made it to the shore and 10 bodies were recovered, while the rest were unaccounted for. Authorities said the cause of the boat sinking was not immediately clear. (Alexandre Cardoso via AP)
10 dead, dozens missing after boat sinks on Brazil riverAuthorities say a boat carrying 70 people has sunk on a major river in northern Brazil, leaving at least 10 dead and dozens missing
The Associated Press6 hours ago
FILE - In this July 26, 2013, file photo opponents of Egypt's ousted President Mohammed Morsi wave Egyptian flags and hold a poster depicting then general, Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, while another holds an modified image of then President Barack Obama, showing him bearded and turbaned, near the presidential palace in Cairo, Egypt. Washington’s surprise decision on Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017, to cut or delay nearly $300 million in aid to Egypt is the first time the Trump administration has publicly called out Cairo on its poor human rights record. It was also the latest twist in a decades-old relationship marked by dependence and disappointment on both sides. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar, File)
Trump administration calls out Egypt on human rightsWashington's surprise decision this week to cut or delay nearly $300 million in aid to Egypt is the first time the Trump administration has publicly called out Cairo on its poor human rights record
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen greets garment workers during a visit to the Phnom Penh Special Economic Zone on  the outskirts of Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017. Two Cambodian radio stations, known for their rare stances independent of government control, said Wednesday they were being forced to shut down their operations, shrinking the space left for political activity and free expression ahead of next year’s general election. (AP Photo/Heng Sinith)
US chastises Cambodia for curtailing press freedomThe United States is strongly criticizing Cambodia for ordering an American democracy group to leave the country and pressuring dissenting news media
The Associated Press7 hours ago
FILE -  In this April 30, 2008 file photo, submarine owner Peter Madsen stands inside the vessel. Danish police confirmed Wednesday Aug. 23, 2017, a headless torso found on a beach off Copenhagen has been identified as that of missing Swedish journalist Kim Wall. She is believed to have died on an amateur-built submarine earlier this month. Madsen has been arrested on suspicion of killing her. (Niels Hougaard /Ritzau via AP, File)
Swedish journalist's torso found in submarine death mysteryDanish police say a headless torso found on a beach off Copenhagen has been identified as that of missing Swedish journalist Kim Wall
The Associated Press9 hours ago
President Donald Trump gestures to the crowd while speaking at a rally at the Phoenix Convention Center, Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)
Trump bashes NAFTA in midst of talks to revamp trade dealTrump attack on NAFTA comes in midst of talks to revamp trade deal
The Associated Press10 hours ago
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