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Updated at 8:26 AM

TOKYO (AP) " A powerful earthquake in western Japan knocked loose roof tiles, toppled store shelves and caused power outages Friday afternoon, but apparently caused no widespread damage. At least seven people were injured, one seriously. The Japan Meteorological Agency said the 6.6-magnitude quake occurred in Tottori, a prefecture on the Sea of Japan about 700 kilometers (430 miles) west of Tokyo. The epicenter was at a relatively shallow depth of 11 kilometers (7 miles). Shallow...

Updated at 8:15 AM

JOHANNESBURG (AP) " South Africa will soon submit a bill in parliament to withdraw from the International Criminal Court, its justice minister said Friday, making the country the second this week, after Burundi, to move to leave the tribunal that...

Updated at 8:11 AM

MOSCOW (AP) " Joggers, taxi drivers, players of Pokemon Go and senior Russian officials are seeking answers as to why mobile phone apps that use GPS are malfunctioning in central Moscow. A programmer for Russian internet firm Yandex,...

Updated at 8:06 AM

MANCHESTER, England (AP) " The chief executive of British Cycling is stepping down, adding to the upheaval in the country's most successful Olympic sport. Ian Drake said in a statement released Friday by British Cycling that he will leave...

Updated at 7:55 AM

BRUSSELS (AP) " The European Union was scrambling Friday to salvage a massive free trade deal with Canada that was being held up by a small region in Belgium. EU leaders warned that failure to clinch the deal could ruin the 28-nation bloc's...

Updated at 7:53 AM

KIRKUK, Iraq (AP) " Islamic State militants armed with assault rifles and explosives attacked targets in and around the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk early Friday in an assault that appeared aimed at diverting Iraqi security forces from a massive...

Updated at 7:48 AM

MINSK, Belarus (AP) " The president of Belarus says his country is ready to host the 2019 European Games. President Alexander Lukashenko says "Belarus is prepared to host the Second European Games in 2019." He spoke following a meeting in...

Updated at 7:23 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Donald Trump has stepped back only slightly from his refusal to say during his debate with Hillary Clinton whether he would concede if he loses on Election Day, failing to stem the criticism that flowed from Republicans and...

Updated at 7:12 AM

LOS ANGELES (AP) " Charged in a corruption scandal that could have sent him to prison for three lifetimes, former Sen. Ron Calderon dropped his entrapment defense, pleaded guilty and admitted taking bribes in exchange for his influence in...

Updated at 6:43 AM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) " Two months after he jumped into the presidential race as a political unknown on the fringe, independent candidate Evan McMullin is surging in the polls in Utah and drawing large crowds at rallies as he becomes the conduit...

Updated at 6:39 AM

SAN LEANDRO, Calif. (AP) " There have long been complaints about the lack of women in the tech industry. Now there's a towering female figure, in a tech park across the bay from San Francisco, although not quite what some people had in...

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