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Philippines navy: China blocking fishermen from shoal

By Tue, Apr 22, 2014 5:05PM UTC

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A Philippine marine officer says he and his men watched from a ship outpost as Chinese coast guard vessels repeatedly blocked or chased Filipino and Vietnamese fishermen from a disputed South China Sea shoal. Marine 1st Lt. Mike Pelotera said Tuesday that they saw how Chinese

William and Kate get Aboriginal gifts in Australian Outback

By Tue, Apr 22, 2014 4:00PM UTC

SYDNEY (AP) — Britain’s Prince William and his wife, Kate, have received a traditional Aboriginal welcome during a visit to the Australian Outback. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrived Tuesday in the tiny town of Yulara, near the bright red sandstone monolith Uluru, also known as Ayers Rock.

WORLD: Manchester United announces on Twitter that Moyes leaves club

By Tue, Apr 22, 2014 3:51PM UTC

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester United says manager David Moyes has left the Premier League club after less than a year in charge, amid heavy speculation he was about to be fired.

Japan, US struggle to bridge gap on freer trade

By Tue, Apr 22, 2014 3:32PM UTC

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese and U.S. negotiators have not managed to reach a basic agreement on a free trade pact that might have served as a centerpiece for President Barack Obama’s visit to Tokyo this week. Japan’s economy minister Akira Amari told reporters Tuesday that the two sides remained “at

Nepal tries to avert Sherpa strike on Everest

By Tue, Apr 22, 2014 3:23PM UTC

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepalese authorities say they are meeting with Sherpa mountain guides in an attempt to avert a climbing strike after the deadliest avalanche ever recorded on Mount Everest. Sherpas have threatened to boycott the climbing season after an avalanche ripped through the mountain Friday, killing at least 13 Sherpa guides.

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