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HUA HIN, Thailand (AP) — A wave of coordinated explosions rattled multiple cities in Thailand overnight and on Friday, killing several people and wounding dozens more, police said. Among the injured were 10 foreigners in the seaside resort town of Hua Hin. It was not clear who...
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Officials say 10 inmates, including two alleged Chinese drug criminals, died in a suspected grenade blast that rocked a Philippine jail. Senior Inspector Xavier Solda, spokesman of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology, said Friday initial...
HAVANA (AP) — Fidel Castro greeted his 80th birthday from his sickbed, gripping a newspaper to show he was alive two weeks after stepping down as president. For the next 10 years the leader of the Cuban revolution watched from home as his brother Raul granted Cubans new economic...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Michael Phelps and Simone Biles powered their way to more gold medals with rousing routs at the Rio Games on Thursday. Sauntering to the sounds of Latin music befitting the beaches and boulevards of Rio de Janeiro, Biles soared to the women's all-around...
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday: 1. CLINTON KNOCKS 'OUTLANDISH TRUMPIAN IDEAS' IN POLICY SPEECH She portrays her Republican rival as untrustworthy on economic issues and pushing policies that would only...
LONDON (AP) — Ecuador said Thursday it's ready to set a date for Swedish prosecutors to question Julian Assange inside its London embassy — a potential breakthrough in the years-long international impasse over the WikiLeaks founder. Assange is wanted for questioning by Swedish...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A Belgian woman who won a 2012 bronze medal has become sick, the first Olympic competitor to fall ill after sailing the polluted waters of Guanabara Bay. Evi Van Acker reported feeling sick after Wednesday's races, the governing body World Sailing said. Her...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Forget the pressure. Forget the hype. Simone Biles is immune to all of it. Dynamic on vault. Effortless on beam. Jaw-dropping on floor. Brilliant all over. And now, finally, an Olympic champion. The 19-year-old American soared to the all-around title on...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — American Olympians were making a case that this was supposed to be the Year of the Woman. Team USA brought the biggest women's contingent in Olympic history, a group 292 strong that is piling up a heap of gold in events including women's gymnastics,...