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April 26, 2017 - 4:13 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A Dubai official says as the city races toward a future of self-driving cars and drones filling up its skies, cybersecurity is becoming a growing concern. Amer Sharaf, the director of compliance at the Dubai Electronic Security Center, gave a rare interview on...
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April 26, 2017 - 4:05 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A Dubai official says as the city races toward a future of self-driving cars and drones filling up its skies, cybersecurity is becoming a growing concern. Amer Sharaf, the director of compliance at the Dubai Electronic Security Center, gave a rare interview on...
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April 26, 2017 - 4:03 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African Airways says it is experiencing some domestic flight delays and cancellations because of a strike by some cabin crew. The airline said Wednesday that it doesn't have enough crewmembers to operate all its flights and that it is considering options for passengers...
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In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, girls carry the pictures of five Syrian men who were kidnapped four years ago from the historic town of Maaloula near Damascus by al-Qaida-linked militants, during their funeral prayers in Bab Touma, a predominantly Christian quarter of the Syrian capital Damascus, Syria, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. The remains of the five Christians were discovered recently by the Lebanese army in a remote area near the Lebanese-Syrian border and handed over to Syrian authorities on Monday. (SANA via AP)
April 26, 2017 - 3:58 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Syria (all times local): 12:50 p.m. The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons is marking its 20th anniversary at a ceremony that comes just three weeks after dozens of people were killed in a suspected nerve gas attack in Syria. While the Nobel Peace Prize...
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April 26, 2017 - 3:56 am
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Some 200 taxis and buses have parked outside the government offices in Romania's capital, Bucharest, demanding that Uber and other online taxi services be outlawed in the country. Transport in the already crowded city was disrupted Wednesday morning as the protest,...
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Chiranut Trairat, mother of an 11-month-old baby girl, sits in front of her daughter's coffin at Si Sunthon temple in Phuket, Thailand, Wednesday, April 26, 2017. Her husband upset with her hanged their daughter on Facebook Live and then killed himself, police said. (AP Photo)
April 26, 2017 - 3:53 am
PHUKET, Thailand (AP) — The wife of a Thai man who hanged their 11-month-old daughter on Facebook Live said Wednesday her husband is the only person to blame and she bears no anger toward the social media site or the users who shared the horrific video. The video showed 20-year-old Wuttisan...
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South Korean army's multiple launch rocket systems fire rockets during South Korea-U.S. joint military live-fire drills at Seungjin Fire Training Field in Pocheon, South Korea, near the border with North Korea, Wednesday. April 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
April 26, 2017 - 3:48 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — In a defiant bit of timing, South Korea announced Wednesday that key parts of a contentious U.S. missile defense system have been installed a day after rival North Korea showed off its military power. The South's trumpeting of progress in setting up the Terminal High-...
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Russian tennis player Maria Sharapova gets into a car in Stuttgart, Germany, Monday, April 24, 2017. After the end of her 15-month doping suspension Sharapova will play at the Porsche Grand Prix tennis tournament in Stuttgart this week. (Bernd Weissbrod/dpa via AP)
April 26, 2017 - 3:43 am
STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Maria Sharapova returned to professional tennis on Wednesday after a 15-month doping ban, completing a one-hour training session on an empty center court less than 10 hours before her first competitive match since January 2016. Handed a much-debated wild card, Sharapova...
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April 26, 2017 - 3:38 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Syria (all times local): 9:35 a.m. France's foreign minister says chemical analysis of samples taken from a deadly sarin gas attack in Syria shows that the nerve agent used "bears the signature" of President Bashar Assad's regime and shows it was responsible. Jean-Marc...
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April 26, 2017 - 3:27 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer fired a warning flare toward an Iranian Revolutionary Guard vessel coming near it in the Persian Gulf, an American official said on Wednesday, the latest tense naval encounter between the two countries. The incident happened...
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