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Hallways of Buenos Aires's subway are lit only by emergency lights during a blackout, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Sunday, June 16, 2019. Argentina and Uruguay were working frantically to return power on Sunday, after a massive power failure left large swaths of the South American countries in the dark. (AP Photo/Tomas F. Cuesta)
Hunt for cause of massive South America power outage beginsAuthorities still in the dark over cause of massive power outage that left millions without electricity across South America
The Associated Press16 minutes ago
A man walks past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Monday, June 17, 2019. Asian shares were mostly higher Monday amid a wait-and-see attitude about the direction of interest rates and the trade dispute between the U.S. and China. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
Asian shares mixed as investors look ahead to Fed ratesAsian shares are trading mixed amid a wait-and-see attitude about the direction of interest rates and the trade dispute between the U.S. and China
The Associated Press17 minutes ago
Pakistan police seek to unravel networks trafficking womenPakistani investigations uncover trafficking networks marrying off, selling young women into prostitution in China
The Associated Press27 minutes ago
Sold into marriage, Pakistani women endure rapes in ChinaPakistan probes trafficking networks that trick young women into marriage with Chinese men, sell many into prostitution
The Associated Press44 minutes ago
Thais arrest Italian on run after George Clooney convictionThai police say they have arrested an Italian man wanted in his home country after fleeing a jail sentence handed down for fraudulently using the name of actor George Clooney to lure people into investing in a bogus clothing company
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Commuters walk past posters and flowers placed next to a bus stand after tens of thousands of protesters staged a massive protest against the unpopular extradition bill in Hong Kong, Monday, June 17, 2019. Protesters in Hong Kong left the streets, averting possible clashes Monday after haggling for hours with police by moving to areas near the city's government headquarters.(AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
Hong Kong police clear streets as protesters move to parkProtesters in Hong Kong have left the streets, averting possible clashes with police by moving to areas near the city's government headquarters
The Associated Press54 minutes ago
A man walks in the rain to a polling station during general elections in Antigua, Guatemala, Sunday, June 16, 2019. Voters are choosing between 19 candidates for a four-year presidential term that begins in Jan. 2020. The winner needs an absolute majority, making an August runoff between the two top vote-getters likely. (AP Photo/Santiago Billy)
Ex-first lady leads Guatemalan president vote, runoff likelyA former first lady took the lead in early results from Guatemala's Sunday presidential election, although a second round of voting is expected to determine who will oversee this Central American nation
The Associated Press59 minutes ago
This Week: Housing starts, Fed policy update, Slack IPOThis Week: Housing starts, Fed policy update, Slack IPO
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1 person killed, 7 others injured in graduation shootingAuthorities in Philadelphia say one person has been killed and at least seven others have been shot during a graduation party
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Heavily armed police officers exit the Costco following a shooting inside the wholesale warehouse in Corona, Calif.,  Friday, June 14, 2019.  A gunman opened fire inside the store during an argument,  killing a man, wounding two other people and sparking a stampede of terrified shoppers before he was taken into custody, police said. The man involved in the argument was killed and two other people were wounded, Corona police Lt. Jeff Edwards said.  (Will Lester/Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG via AP)
LAPD investigates officer's actions in Costco shootingThe Los Angeles Police Department is gathering evidence and video footage in an administrative investigation into an off-duty officer who shot and killed a man he said attacked him inside a Costco Wholesale warehouse store
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Pakistani activist known for criticism killed in IslamabadPakistani police say an activist known for his online criticism of the country's military and politicians has been killed by assailants in a wooded area of the capital, Islamabad
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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump attend a Polish-American reception with Polish President Andrzej Duda in the East Room of the White House, Wednesday June 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
AP FACT CHECK: Trump fudges facts on economy, 2020 votingAP FACT CHECK: With an eye toward his 2020 campaign, Trump is turning to a familiar playbook of exaggerated boasts about economic performance and complaints about a race unfairly tilted against him
The Associated Press1 hour ago
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