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Australia's next Prime Minister Scott Morrison, right, speaks next to Deputy Leader of the Liberal Party Josh Frydenberg during their press conference at Parliament House in Canberra, Friday, Aug. 24, 2018. Australia government lawmakers on Friday elected Treasurer Morrison as the next prime minister in a ballot that continues an era of extraordinary political instability. (AP Photo/Andrew Taylor)
August 24, 2018 - 6:59 am
SYDNEY (AP) — In Australia's far north, Darwin's Northern Territory News ran a front-page message for the nation's ruling politicians on Friday, as they mobilized in Canberra to give the country its sixth prime minister in just 11 years. "HANG YOUR HEADS IN SHAME" it said, describing events in the...
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Map locates 7.1-magnitude quake between Peru and Brazil; 1c x 3 inches; 46.5 mm x 76 mm;
August 24, 2018 - 6:47 am
LIMA, Peru (AP) — An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.1-magnitude struck eastern Peru, close to its borders with Brazil and Bolivia, early Friday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The quake was recorded at 4:04 a.m. at a depth of 609 kilometers (378 miles). The epicenter was 135...
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Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, listens to a reporter's question during a joint news conference with Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, in Ankara, Turkey, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)
August 24, 2018 - 5:54 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Turkey's Foreign Minister on Friday warned against a possible Syrian government offensive on the last remaining stronghold of opposition against President Bashar Assad, while Russia indicated that it's losing its patience with the rebels. Mevlut Cavusoglu, who was in Moscow for talks...
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Incoming Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison is sworn in at Government House, Canberra, Friday, Aug. 24, 2018. Australia government lawmakers on Friday elected Treasurer Morrison as the next prime minister in a ballot that continues an era of extraordinary political instability. (AP Photo/Andrew Taylor)
August 24, 2018 - 5:32 am
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's new Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Friday promised a stable government at the end of a tumultuous week in which his predecessor was forced out of office, 13 ministers resigned and Parliament was shut down for an afternoon. Disgruntled government lawmakers...
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In this May 22, 2015, image from video provided by Now TV, a police officer searches and collects evidence in a yellow mini cooper where the suspect's wife and daughter were found unconscious in Hong Kong. An anesthesiologist is on trial in Hong Kong charged with killing his wife and daughter by placing a leaking yoga ball filled with carbon monoxide in their car. (Now TV via AP)
August 24, 2018 - 5:01 am
HONG KONG (AP) — An anesthesiologist is on trial in Hong Kong charged with killing his wife and daughter by placing a leaking yoga ball filled with carbon monoxide in their car. Malaysian citizen Khaw Kim-sun, 53, was allegedly having an affair and had become estranged from his wife and four...
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South Korean Kang Jong-ok, 100, left, hugs her North Korean sister Kang Jong Hwa, 85, during the Separated Family Reunion Meeting at the Diamond Mountain resort in North Korea, Friday, Aug. 24, 2018. Elderly North and South Koreans are weeping and embracing each other as a second round of temporary reunions begins of family members separated for decades by the Korean War.(Lee Su-ki/Korea Pool Photo via AP)
August 24, 2018 - 4:52 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Elderly North and South Koreans wept and embraced each other on Friday at the beginning of a second round of temporary reunions of family members separated for decades by the Korean War. More than 300 South Koreans traveled to the North's Diamond Mountain resort on Friday...
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On of the so called "hunger stones" exposed by the low level of water in the Elbe river is seen in Decin, Czech Republic, Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018. The low level of water caused by the recent drought has exposed some stones at the river bed whose appearances in history meant for people to get ready for troubles. They are known as the "hunger stones" and they were chosen in the past to record low water levels. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
August 23, 2018 - 8:56 am
DECIN, Czech Republic (AP) — Due to this summer's drought in Central Europe, boulders known as "hunger stones" are reappearing in the Elbe River. The low water levels in the river that begins in the Czech Republic then crosses Germany into the North Sea has exposed stones on the river bed whose...
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Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull speaks to the media during a press conference at Parliament House in Canberra, Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018. The beleaguered prime minister warned he will quit Parliament on Friday if his disgruntled party continues to try to oust him, forcing a by-election that could cost the government its single-seat majority or push his successor into immediately calling general elections. (Lukas Coch/AAP Image via AP)
August 23, 2018 - 7:16 am
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's beleaguered prime minister was resisting pressure to quit as opponents from within his party struggled on Thursday to show that he had lost the government's support. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull demanded the names of lawmakers in the conservative Liberal...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, July 4, 2018, photo, the Huawei logo is seen at a Huawei store at a shopping mall in Beijing. Chinese-owned telecommunications giant Huawei has been blocked from rolling out Australia's 5G network due to security concerns. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)
August 23, 2018 - 1:57 am
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Chinese-owned telecommunications giant Huawei has been blocked from rolling out Australia's 5G network due to security concerns. The government said Thursday that the involvement of a company "likely to be subject to extrajudicial directions from a foreign government"...
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This 2017 photo released by the National Indian Foundation (FUNAI) shows a "maloca," or long house, in Vale do Javari, Amazonas state, Brazil. Overall, the agency has registered 107 isolated tribes in Latin America's largest nation. While isolated communities are sometimes captured on video, Funai does not make contact with them. (FUNAI via AP)
August 22, 2018 - 6:57 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — New aerial images give a rare glimpse of an isolated tribe in Brazil's Amazon, showing 16 people walking through jungle as well as a deforested area with a crop. In a clip released Tuesday night, one of the tribespeople appears to be carrying a bow and arrow. Brazil's agency...
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