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Updated at 8:12 AM

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) " Tens of thousands of South Koreans poured into the streets of downtown Seoul on Saturday demanding the resignation of President Park Geun-hye over a political scandal that has engulfed the nation. The protest came a day after Park apologized on live television for the "heartbreaking" scandal amid suspicions that she allowed a mysterious confidante to manipulate power from the shadows, turmoil that is beginning to threaten her presidency. Holding banners,...

Updated at 8:05 AM

ROME (AP) " Two Italians and a Canadian citizen who were kidnapped in southern Libya by armed and masked men in September were freed overnight and brought safely to Italy in the early hours of Saturday, Italy's Foreign Ministry said. The...

Updated at 8:05 AM

MOSUL, Iraq (AP) " Iraqi special forces cleared buildings on Saturday in neighborhoods they entered in eastern Mosul a day earlier, after pushing out Islamic State militants in their drive to take back the city. Fighting continued in the...

Updated at 6:54 AM

NEW DELHI (AP) " Even for a city considered one of the world's most polluted, the Indian capital hit a new low this week. Air so dirty you can taste and smell it; a gray haze that makes a gentle stroll a serious health...

Updated at 6:05 AM

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) " Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo on Saturday canceled a visit to Australia after a massive rally in the capital by Muslim hard-liners descended into violence, leaving one dead and nearly 200 injured. The...

Updated at 5:56 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " An Alabama death row inmate may be alive today because a transgender Virginia high school student was denied the use of the bathroom of his choice this year. The two seemingly unrelated cases have one thing in common: In...

Updated at 5:54 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Time won't fly this weekend. In fact, it'll actually hitch a ride back. Daylight saving time is ending and it's back to standard time for most people in the United States. The annual fall ritual means turning back your...

Updated at 5:43 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Every presidential race has its big moments. This one, more than most. A look back at some of the historic, amusing and cringe-inducing events of Campaign 2016. ___ GOING DOWN? Donald Trump's long ride...

Updated at 5:35 AM

CLEVELAND (AP) " Donald Trump boasts that he doesn't need stars to fill his venues in the closing days of the presidential campaign. Maybe so, but the very people Hillary Clinton needs to shore up her campaign " millennials and minorities "...

Updated at 5:24 AM

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) " Days after Rolling Stone magazine published a shocking 9,000-word story about a brutal gang rape at the University of Virginia in November 2014, the magazine's editors received an email just before 2 a.m. with "Our worst...

Updated at 4:54 AM

BEIJING (AP) " China's cabinet issued a new climate plan targeting an 18-percent cut in carbon emissions by 2020 compared to 2015 levels, the same day that the Paris Agreement of nearly 200 countries took effect. Under the new State Council...

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