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People walk on a road damaged by water following a heavy rain in Takayama, Gifu prefecture, central Japan Friday, July 10, 2020. Parts of Nagano and Gifu, including areas known for scenic mountain trails and hot springs, have been flooded by massive downpours that have lasted for nearly a week. (Kyodo News via AP)
Japan braces for more heavy rain as death toll rises to 66Parts of Japan still searching for missing people and evacuating those stranded deadly floods and mudslides were bracing for more pounding rains through the weekend
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Indian police kill top crime suspect in deaths of 8 officersPolice in India say a top suspect in dozens of crimes, including the killings of eight police officers last week, has been fatally shot in police custody while allegedly trying to flee
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FILE - In this June 5, 2014, file photo, Park Won-soon, then candidate for Seoul city mayor of the main opposition party New Politics Alliance for Democracy celebrates his victory in the Seoul mayoral election at his office in Seoul, South Korea. Police say on Thursday, July 9, 2020, Park, the current mayor of South Korean capital Seoul, has been reported missing and search operations are underway.(AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File)
Late Seoul mayor says in his will he feels sorry to people A will left by late Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon says he feels “sorry to all people” and asks his body to be cremated
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City officials say late Seoul mayor left note saying he felt “sorry to all people” and asking that his body be crematedCity officials say late Seoul mayor left note saying he felt “sorry to all people” and asking that his body be cremated
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In this photo provided by South Korea Presidential Blue House, U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Stephen Biegun, left, talks with South Korean Presidential National Security Adviser Suh Hoon during a meeting at the presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, July 9, 2020. (South Korea Presidential Blue House via AP)
North Korean leader's sister says Kim-Trump summit unlikely The powerful sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un says she doesn’t expect her brother to meet President Donald Trump this year
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Safety protocol, job fears, family feud in Singapore pollsThe long-governing People’s Action Party is expected to extend its unbroken rule in Singapore's general elections Friday
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A voter, left, wearing a face mask has her temperature checked with a thermal scanner at the Dunearn Secondary School polling station in Singapore Friday, July 10, 2020. Wearing masks and plastic gloves, Singaporeans began voting in a general election that is expected to return Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong's long-ruling party to power. (AP Photo/Royston Chan)
Singaporeans vote in polls expected to return ruling partyWearing masks and plastic gloves, Singaporeans are voting in a general election that is expected to return Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s long-governing party to power
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Voting begins in Singapore general elections, with strict safety precautions being taken against the coronavirusVoting begins in Singapore general elections, with strict safety precautions being taken against the coronavirus
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FILE - In this June 5, 2014, file photo, Park Won-soon, then candidate for Seoul city mayor of the main opposition party New Politics Alliance for Democracy celebrates his victory in the Seoul mayoral election at his office in Seoul, South Korea. Police say on Thursday, July 9, 2020, Park, the current mayor of South Korean capital Seoul, has been reported missing and search operations are underway.(AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File)
Late Seoul mayor was outspoken liberal who eyed presidencyPark Won-soon was the longest-serving mayor of South Korea's capital and a fierce critic of economic inequality who was seen as a potential presidential candidate
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Police say body of missing Seoul mayor has been found in forested hillsPolice say body of missing Seoul mayor has been found in forested hills
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Maldives tourism minister sacked over alleged sex offensesOfficials say the Maldives president has sacked the tourism minister after female employees in his office accused him of sexual offenses
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In this photo released by Royal Thai Army, health officers spray disinfectant on luggage belonging toU.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. James McConville at Military airport in Bangkok, Thailand, Thursday, July 9, 2020. McConville will be the first official foreign guest to meet Thailand's Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha at the Government House since travel restrictions were eased for a select group of foreigners allowed to visit Thailand. (Royal Thai Army via AP)
US Army chief welcomed to Thailand with coronavirus testA U.S. Army delegation led by its chief of staff is the first group of official visitors to Thailand since entry rules were eased as part of the lifting of coronavirus restrictions
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A South Korean police officer with a dog search for missing Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, July 9, 2020. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
Mayor of South Korean capital found dead after 7-hour searchThe mayor of South Korea's capital has been found dead after a massive search for him
The Associated Press18 hours ago
Police say the Seoul city mayor has been reported missing and search operations are underwayPolice say the Seoul city mayor has been reported missing and search operations are underway
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