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Robert Durst charged with 1982 murder of wife Kathie Durst

NEW YORK (AP) — Millionaire real estate scion Robert Durst has been charged with murder in the death of his first wife, Kathie Durst, nearly four decades after she disappeared and just days after he w...

Third bank robbed in Myanmar's largest city in three months

BANGKOK (AP) — Five men robbed a bank in Yangon on Friday, in at least the third major bank heist in Myanmar's largest city in just over three months, the military-installed government said, ...

US needs to take more concrete steps to defend Taiwan

Titles significant, but not critical It is well past time the United States takes more concrete steps to support the defense of Taiwan. Too much time has been devoted to continuing debates over lar...

Joe Biden says US would defend Taiwan if attacked by China

President Joe Biden said on Thursday that the United States has a "commitment" to defend Taiwan as the island faces growing military and political pressure from Beijing. Biden was asked at ...

'We cannot trust China to make commitments on Taiwan'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. President Joe Biden's nominee for ambassador to China, said that Washington cannot trust the communist country to keep its commitments on Taiwan and the solution ...

North Korea says its sub-launched missile didn't target US

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea hit back at U.S. criticism over its test of a submarine-launched ballistic missile this week, saying it was rightfully exercising its rights for self-defense and ...

EXPLAINER: How jury selection works in Arbery slaying trial

BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — Teachers, auto mechanics and retirees summoned to jury duty in the slaying of Ahmaud Arbery are being questioned about their thoughts on racism, their social media habits and whe...

Black Democratic chair gets lynching threat over Trump essay

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The first Black chair of Iowa’s Democratic Party says he received a series of racist messages, including a lynching threat, after writing an opinion piece in a local newspaper ...

Japan's PM interrupts campaign as N Korea test-fires missile

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's new prime minister interrupted his first day of election campaigning and returned to Tokyo on Tuesday to deal with rising regional tensions following North Korea's test-firing of ...

Lawyer who represented George Zimmerman arrested in Florida

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — A central Florida defense attorney who briefly represented George Zimmerman in the Trayvon Martin case is accused of witness tampering in a juvenile rape case, sheriff’s officia...

Jury selection moving slow in Ahmaud Arbery slaying trial

BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — Attorneys planned to resume questioning potential jurors Tuesday in the trial of three white men charged with chasing and killing Ahmaud Arbery following a slow start and some ad...

Myanmar leader says ASEAN blind to opposition's violence

BANGKOK (AP) — The leader of Myanmar’s military-installed government said Monday that other Southeast Asian countries should share responsibility for failing to help quell the violence that has engulf...

Jury selection to start in trial over Ahmaud Arbery's death

BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — Hundreds of people were ordered to report for jury duty Monday in Georgia for what could be a long, laborious effort to find jurors to hear the trial of three white men charged w...

Japan leader calls for greater military capability, spending

TOKYO (AP) — Prime Minister Fumio Kishida called for increases in Japan's military capability and spending in response to what he described as growing threats from China and North Korea in a public de...

Central African Republic leader offers cease-fire to rebels

BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — President Faustin Archange Touadera declared a unilateral cease-fire Friday with the armed rebel groups that have threatened to overthrow him once already this ...