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Australia tries to recover bodies of 3 from US wildfire crew

Australia tries to recover bodies of 3 from US wildfire crew

SYDNEY (AP) — A tanker plane that crashed and killed its three American crew members as they fought wildfires in Australia had just dropped...
Amid scandal, 'Africa's richest woman' sells European assets

Amid scandal, 'Africa's richest woman' sells European assets

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — The billionaire daughter of a former African leader is shedding some of her investments in Europe after she came under...
Fire rages in building in heart of Manhattan's Chinatown

Fire rages in building in heart of Manhattan's Chinatown

NEW YORK (AP) — Firefighters toiled all night and were still putting out pockets of fire Friday morning at a building in the heart...
Virus puts damper on Lunar New Year, China's biggest holiday

Virus puts damper on Lunar New Year, China’s biggest holiday

BEIJING (AP) — Temples have locked their doors. The Forbidden City, Shanghai Disneyland and other major tourist destinations are closed. Restaurant reservations are being...
More airports screening passengers amid China virus outbreak

More airports screening passengers amid China virus outbreak

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — More airports are beginning to screen passengers arriving from China amid growing concerns Friday over the outbreak of...
Powerful German auto club drops hard line on speed limit

Powerful German auto club drops hard line on speed limit

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's biggest car club said Friday it is shifting its position on the introduction of a general speed limit on the...
Death toll from storm in Spain reaches 12, more missing

Death toll from storm in Spain reaches 12, more missing

MADRID (AP) — Authorities in Spain say the death toll from a storm that devastated the eastern part of the country this week has...
What's new in the China virus outbreak

What's new in the China virus outbreak

Hundreds of cases of a new viral respiratory illness have been confirmed in China and elsewhere since an outbreak began last month in the...
AP Photos: Editor selections from the past week in Asia

AP Photos: Editor selections from the past week in Asia

A health official scans the body temperature of a passenger arriving at Indonesia's Jakarta airport, as fears mount over a new virus spreading from...
For hippo Fiona's 3rd birthday, zoo seeks aid for Australia

For hippo Fiona's 3rd birthday, zoo seeks aid for Australia

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Zoo is using the third birthday of its beloved hippo, born premature, as a way to raise money for...

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