- Thai police: Suspect's prints match those on bomb material Updated: Sep-02-15 6:22 am
BANGKOK - Police investigating last month's Bangkok bombing said Wednesday that the fingerprints of a foreign man arrested at the Thai-Cambodia border match those found on a bottle of bomb-making material, and that they were seeking to arrest a Turkish man linked to the blast.
- World stocks unsteady on dim growth outlook, China volatile Updated: Sep-02-15 5:17 am
HONG KONG - World stocks were wobbly Wednesday on uncertainty over the economic outlook while China's markets minimized losses amid speculation Beijing was intervening to support prices.
- The Latest on Thailand: Arrest warrant for Turkish man Updated: Sep-02-15 4:58 am
BANGKOK - The latest on Thailand's bomb investigation (all times local):
- Is N. Korean airline world's worst? It may be the quirkiest Updated: Sep-02-15 4:26 am
PYONGYANG, North Korea - If an Air Koryo passenger ignores its no-photography rule, a flight attendant might take the camera and delete the pictures herself. Crumpling up a newspaper bearing the image of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un can earn travelers a stern lecture, or worse.
- China slowdown weighs on Australian growth in second quarter Updated: Sep-02-15 1:49 am
CANBERRA, Australia - Australia's economy grew a slower-than-expected 0.2 percent in the three months through June, dragged down by waning Chinese demand for resources including iron ore and coal, government figures showed Wednesday.
- A preview of new gear China's military showing off at parade Updated: Sep-02-15 1:10 am
BEIJING - When China rolls out its latest armaments Thursday for a lavish parade commemorating the defeat of Japan in World War II, defense experts and foreign armies will be watching closely for any revelations about new military capabilities.
- Hong Kong teen faces trial over pro-democracy protest Updated: Sep-02-15 12:14 am
HONG KONG - Hong Kong teenage student leader Joshua Wong is set to face trial on charges relating to his role in storming government headquarters nearly a year ago in a protest that sparked monthslong pro-democracy street occupations.
- North Korea denies it apologized over mine blast Updated: Sep-02-15 12:06 am
SEOUL, South Korea - North Korea insisted on Tuesday that its recent expression of "regret" over a mine explosion that maimed two South Korean soldiers was not an apology, as Seoul claims it was.
- China chemical factory blast toll rises to 5 Updated: Sep-01-15 9:43 pm
BEIJING - The death toll from an explosion at a chemical factory in eastern China has risen to five and the cause of the blast is still under investigation, state media reported Wednesday.
- No pressure for Japan coach ahead of World Cup qualifiers Updated: Sep-01-15 9:39 pm
SEOUL, South Korea - Despite a disappointing start to his tenure as Japan coach, Vahid Halilhodzic has been told by the Japan football association that his job is not under threat ahead of Thursday's World Cup qualifier against Cambodia.
- Sands China recruits Alan Dershowitz for lawsuit appeal Updated: Sep-01-15 9:28 pm
LAS VEGAS - Famed attorney Alan Dershowitz was recruited by Sands China Ltd. on Tuesday to argue that Nevada's Supreme Court should dismiss a wrongful termination lawsuit filed by the company's former CEO five years ago.
- Correction: Financial Markets-Herd Mentality story Updated: Sep-01-15 5:49 pm
NEW YORK - In a story Aug. 31 about investors selling emerging-market investments, The Associated Press erroneously shortened the name of a fund that tracks commodity producers. The correct full name is the FlexShares Morningstar Global Upstream Natural Resources Index Fund.
- US demands release of Christian lawyer detained in China Updated: Sep-01-15 5:16 pm
WASHINGTON - The United States demanded Tuesday that China release a well-known Christian lawyer and religious figures who were detained last month ahead of a meeting with a visiting senior U.S. diplomat. In addition, the U.S. urged China, and other nations, to release female political prisoners.
- You think the stock market is crazy? Look at oil prices. Updated: Sep-01-15 4:40 pm
NEW YORK - Commodity markets are renowned for their booms and busts but the last four days in the crude oil market have even experienced traders wide-eyed.
- US auto market remains bright spot as China pulls back Updated: Sep-01-15 3:07 pm
DETROIT - As China's auto market recoils, the U.S. remains a bright spot as it rolls on toward its best performance in more than a decade.
- Recent editorials published in Indiana newspapers Updated: Sep-01-15 2:04 pm
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- US factory output up in August at slowest pace since May '13 Updated: Sep-01-15 11:40 am
WASHINGTON - A strong dollar and China's economic slowdown dragged growth at U.S. factories to the lowest level since May 2013.
- Japan scraps Olympic logo over plagiarism allegation Updated: Sep-01-15 11:33 am
TOKYO - Tokyo Olympic organizers on Tuesday decided to scrap the logo for the 2020 Games following another allegation its Japanese designer might have used copied materials.
- North Korean choir gives military-inspired concert in Russia Updated: Sep-01-15 10:58 am
MOSCOW - The North Korean National Choir has performed for the first time in the Russian capital, putting on a military-inspired concert.
- IMF head: Global growth likely to be weaker than expected Updated: Sep-01-15 10:39 am
JAKARTA, Indonesia - Global economic growth is likely to be weaker than earlier expected and will remain at moderate levels, the head of the International Monetary Fund said Tuesday.
- American anti-dolphin-hunt activist arrested in Japan Updated: Sep-01-15 9:35 am
TOKYO - Former "Flipper" trainer Ric O'Barry was released by police late Tuesday after being arrested for not carrying his passport while in Japan to protest a dophin hunt due to begin this week.
- United States defeats Cuba at women's volleyball World Cup Updated: Sep-01-15 9:32 am
OKAYAMA, Japan - The United States overpowered Cuba 25-15, 25-11, 25-15 to remain top of the standings at the women's volleyball World Cup on Tuesday.
- China parade draws Putin, but few other major world leaders Updated: Sep-01-15 9:18 am
BEIJING - Russian leader Vladimir Putin, South Korean President Park Geun-hye and U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon shine at the top of China's guest list at this week's grand commemorations of the 70th anniversary of Japan's defeat in World War II. After them, the wattage gets pretty low.
- Exiled Tibetan gov't warns China not to meddle in tradition Updated: Sep-01-15 8:35 am
DHARMSALA, India - The exiled Tibetan government said it saw no cause for celebrating 50 years since China formed the Tibetan Autonomous Region, insisting that Tuesday instead marked a half-century of occupation and control over the once-independent Himalayan kingdom.
- Kenya celebrates athletes but more doping probes underway Updated: Sep-01-15 7:29 am
NAIROBI, Kenya - Some of Kenya's newly crowned track and field world champions returned home on Tuesday and were ferried to a celebratory breakfast in a convoy of limousines bearing the logo "Hotbed of Champions."