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U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, right, is greeted by officials as he arrives at Beijing Capital International Airport in Beijing, China, Saturday, March 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, Pool)
March 18, 2017 - 12:46 am
BEIJING (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has arrived in Beijing for his first face-to-face talks with Chinese leaders expected to focus on North Korea's nuclear program, trade and South China Sea territorial disputes. Tillerson's visit followed his remarks in South Korea on Friday in...
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A Tsimane man carried bananas, among a group of indigenous people with a traditional lifestyle deep in the Bolivian Amazon, and according to a new study released Friday March 17, 2017, they have some of the healthiest hearts on the planet, according to Dr. Randall Thompson, a cardiologist at St. Luke’s Health System in Kansas City, Missouri, USA. Scientists say the new findings underline the significance of lowering the traditional risk factors for heart disease, and like the Tsimane people, we should be physically active and have a low fat, low sugar diet. (Michael Gurven/St. Luke’s Health System Kansas City via AP)
March 17, 2017 - 6:52 pm
LONDON (AP) — Deep in the Bolivian Amazon lives a group of indigenous people who spend their days hunting and farming. Researchers say this may be partly why they have some of the healthiest hearts on the planet. The Tsimane, a society of hunter-gatherers, have the lowest-ever recorded levels of...
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U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, left, looks on South Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se during a press conference in Seoul Friday, March 17, 2017. Tillerson visited the world's most heavily armed border, greeting U.S. soldiers on guard near the tense buffer zone between rivals North and South Korea.(Jung Yeon-Je/Pool Photo via AP)
March 17, 2017 - 6:51 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The United States signaled a tougher strategy toward North Korea on Friday that leaves open the possibility of pre-emptive military action and rejects talks with the communist nation until it gives up its weapons of mass destruction. "Let me be very clear: the policy of...
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March 17, 2017 - 4:59 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — The United States struck an al-Qaida gathering in northern Syria, killing dozens of militants, U.S. officials said Friday. They said they found no basis for reports that civilians were killed. Syrian opposition activists said around 40 people, mostly civilians, were killed in a mosque...
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In this Tuesday March 14, 2017 photo, Palestinian artist Mohammed Abu Hashish, 28, shapes a foot in his small workshop in a refugee camp in the central Gaza Strip. The artist is crafting art out of honeycomb to draw attention to Palestinians who lost limbs in fighting with Israel. (AP Photo/Hatem Moussa)
March 17, 2017 - 3:00 pm
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A Gaza artist is crafting artworks out of honeycomb to draw attention to Palestinians who lost limbs in fighting with Israel. Mohammed Abu Hashish, 28, sculpts legs and arms out of wax, honeycomb, and other materials, on display at his workshop in the Gaza Strip's al-...
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An artistic team from the Irish county of Wexford carries a massive rainbow tapestry in the St. Patrick’s Day parade in Dublin, Ireland, on Friday, March 17, 2017. An estimated half million tourists and Dubliners watched the parade, the focal point for a four-day festival that marks the start of Ireland's tourist season. (AP Photo/Shawn Pogatchnik)
March 17, 2017 - 12:57 pm
DUBLIN (AP) — Performers dressed as colorful creatures from Irish myth and legend danced Friday down the chilly streets of Dublin as Ireland commemorated its national saint in a St. Patrick's Day parade witnessed by hundreds of thousands. Throngs of tourists and Dubliners, many of them donning...
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March 17, 2017 - 10:58 am
GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Yemen and the attack on a refugee boat off its Red Sea coast that killed more than 40 people (all times local): 5 p.m. A top official with the U.N.'s migration agency says 42 bodies have been recovered following a military attack on a boat carrying...
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March 17, 2017 - 10:53 am
RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Morocco's king named a new prime minister Friday, former top diplomat Saadeddine Othmani, after ousting his predecessor over five months of government deadlock. The royal palace said in a statement that Othmani, a former foreign minister, has been given the responsibility of...
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U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, center, visits with U.S. Gen. Vincent K. Brooks, commander of the United Nations Command, Combined Forces Command and United States Forces Korea, right, at the border village of Panmunjom, which has separated the two Koreas since the Korean War, South Korea, Friday, March 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, Pool)
March 17, 2017 - 8:50 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Friday it may be necessary to take pre-emptive military action against North Korea if the threat from their weapons program reaches a level "that we believe requires action." Tillerson outlined a tougher strategy to confront North...
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March 17, 2017 - 8:43 am
HODEIDA, Yemen (AP) — A helicopter gunship attacked a boat packed with Somali migrants off the coast of Yemen overnight Thursday, killing at least 31 people, according to a U.N. agency, Yemeni officials and a survivor who witnessed the attack. Yemen's Shiite rebels accused the Saudi-led air...
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