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2 Cambodian opposition politicians get bans dropped

PHNON PENH, Cambodia — A veteran Cambodian politician and his son on Wednesday became the first among 118 opposition members banned from politics for five years to have the restriction lifted.
Giant rotating ice disk draws attention, visitors

Giant rotating ice disk draws attention, visitors

WESTBROOK, Maine — Think of it as a crop circle, but in a river. A curious formation that's getting attention in Greater Portland is actually a spinning ice disk that is roughly 100 yards (91 metres ) wide.
US weighs new ways to detect and track enemy missiles

US weighs new ways to detect and track enemy missiles

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is considering ways to expand U.S. homeland and overseas defences against a potential missile attack, possibly adding a layer of satellites in space to detect and track hostile targets.
Huawei founder says company would not share user secrets

Huawei founder says company would not share user secrets

SHENZHEN, China — The founder of China's Huawei, the world's biggest supplier of network gear to phone and internet companies, says his company would not share secrets about its customers and their communication networks.
Philippines arrests, hands over to China corruption fugitive

Philippines arrests, hands over to China corruption fugitive

MANILA, Philippines — Philippine officials have turned over to China a former government official wanted for alleged economic crime and corruption.

US assessment raises concerns over China attacking Taiwan

WASHINGTON — Amid increasing tensions with Beijing, the Pentagon on Tuesday released a new report that lays out U.S. concerns about China's growing military might, underscoring worries about a possible attack against Taiwan.
Al-Shabab extremists claim deadly attack on Nairobi hotel

Al-Shabab extremists claim deadly attack on Nairobi hotel

NAIROBI, Kenya — Extremists stormed a luxury hotel in Kenya's capital on Tuesday, setting off thunderous explosions and gunning down people at cafe tables in an attack claimed by Africa's deadliest Islamic militant group.
Trump's attorney general nominee: 'I will not be bullied'

Trump's attorney general nominee: 'I will not be bullied'

WASHINGTON — Vowing "I will not be bullied," President Donald Trump's nominee for attorney general asserted independence from the White House on Tuesday, saying he believed that Russia had tried to interfere in the 2016 presidential election, that th
UK's May faces no-confidence vote after Brexit plan crushed

UK's May faces no-confidence vote after Brexit plan crushed

LONDON — British lawmakers overwhelmingly rejected Prime Minister Theresa May's divorce deal with the European Union on Tuesday, plunging the Brexit process into chaos and triggering a no-confidence vote that could topple her government.
Complaint in Closs case could be road map for prosecution

Complaint in Closs case could be road map for prosecution

MINNEAPOLIS — The criminal complaint charging a Wisconsin man with abducting 13-year-old Jayme Closs and killing her parents laid out the case in detail and offered a possible road map for how prosecutors will seek a conviction in the girl's 88-day o