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Duangpetch Promthep, one of the boys rescued from a flooded cave, is greeted by relatives at his home in Mae Sai district, Chiang Rai province, northern Thailand, Wednesday, July 18, 2018. The 12 boys and their soccer coach rescued from a cave in northern Thailand left the hospital where they had been recuperating and appeared at a news conference Wednesday, saying the ordeal made them stronger and taught them not to live carelessly. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
After rescue, soccer boys pray for protection at Thai templeThe youth soccer teammates rescued from a flooded cave began their first day back home with their families by going to a Buddhist temple to pray for protection from misfortunes
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Official says 14 civilians killed in Afghanistan explosionOfficial says 14 civilians were killed in an explosion in northern Afghanistan although it isn't immediately clear whether the deaths were caused by a ground assault or an airstrike
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FILE - In this June 18, 2018, file photo, Australian Roman Catholic nun Sr. Patricia Fox flashes the thumbs up sign as she arrives to attend a mass on the ninth day of the killing of Roman Catholic priest Father Richmond Nilo at the Black Nazarene Basilica in Manila, Philippines. The Philippine immigration bureau has ordered the deportation of Sr. Patricia Fox who has angered the president by joining anti-government rallies but her lawyers call the move "persecution" and say they'll appeal. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez, File)
Philippines orders Australian nun deported and blacklistedThe Philippine immigration bureau has ordered the deportation of an Australian nun who has angered the president by joining anti-government rallies but her lawyers say they'll appeal
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Spokesman says Pakistan's ex-PM jail conditions 'deplorable'Spokesman for the political party of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif says Sharif is being held in deplorable conditions awaiting the outcome of his appeal of a 10-year sentence for corruption
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A bank employee walks by screens showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI), right, and the foreign exchange rate between U.S. dollar and South Korean won at the foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, July 19, 2018. Asian stock markets drifted without a clear direction on Thursday while investors wait and see further developments on global trade disputes. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
Global stocks drift lower as US considers more tariffsGlobal stock markets are drifting lower as the U.S. holds a hearing on new tariffs on autos and auto parts
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Spokesman says Pakistan's ex-PM jail conditions deplorablePakistani spokesman: Jailed ex-PM Sharif held in deplorable conditions as he awaits appeal over 10-year sentence
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Indian forces kill 8 Maoist insurgents in forest gunbattlePolice say they have killed 8 Maoist insurgents, including four women, in a gunbattle in central India
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Investor frenzy in S. Korea over Russia treasure ship rumorsA South Korean company's claim to have found a sunken Russian warship has triggered investor frenzy amid speculation the ship carried an enormous amount of gold
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FILE - In this Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017, file photo, Rohingya Muslim woman, Rukaya Begum, who crossed over from Myanmar into Bangladesh, holds her son Mahbubur Rehman, left and her daughter Rehana Bibi, after the government moved them to newly allocated refugee camp areas, near Kutupalong, Bangladesh. The Myanmar military has systematically prepared for attacks on Rohingya Muslims, confiscating knives and other sharp-edged tools, arming and training non-Muslim civilians and forcing Rohingya families to remove protective fencing from around their homes, the independent group Fortify Rights said Thursday. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin, File)
Rights group details lead-up to Myanmar attacks on RohingyaA human rights group has documented how the Myanmar military prepared for attacks on Rohingya Muslims by seizing knives, arming and training non-Muslims and forcing Rohingya to remove fences around homes
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Australia's Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull squeezes through a door before commenting at the government offices in Sydney, Thursday, July 19, 2018. Turnbull called on Pope Francis to fire an Australian archbishop who is the most senior Roman Catholic cleric ever convicted for covering up child sexual abuse. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)
Australian prime minister calls on pope to fire archbishopAustralia's prime minister has called on Pope Francis to fire an Australian archbishop who is the most senior Roman Catholic cleric ever convicted for covering up child sexual abuse
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Rescuers find 9 bodies after 2 buildings collapse in IndiaRescuers have found nine bodies as they near clearing the rubble after the collapse of two buildings east of New Delhi
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In this June 18, 2018, photo, container ship is docked at a port in Tokyo. Japan’s trade surplus jumped 66 percent year-on-year in June on strong growth in shipments to China and other Asian countries, though exports and imports with the U.S. weakened. Preliminary data released Thursday, July 19,2018,  by the Finance Ministry showed exports rose 6.7 percent in June from a year earlier to 7.1 trillion yen ($62 billion) on strong demand for machinery, food, metals and computers. Imports climbed 2.5 percent to 6.3 trillion yen ($66 billion). The resulting 721.4 billion yen ($6.4 billion) surplus compared with a surplus of 433 billion yen a year earlier. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
Japan's June trade surplus jumps, while US dealings slipJapan's June trade surplus jumps 66 pct, US dealings slip as trade tensions flare
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Banphot Konkum, the uncle of Duangpetch Promthep, one of the boys rescued from a flooded cave, right, and their other members of his family watch Duangpetch and the rest of the boys live on television recalling their ordeal in the cave at his home in Mae Sai district, Chiang Rai province, northern Thailand, Wednesday, July 18, 2018. Members of a Thai youth soccer team who were trapped in a cave have left the hospital where they have been treated since their rescue, and have held a news conference before they return to their homes. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
The Latest: Thai soccer boys attend religious ceremonyThe Thai soccer boys and their coach have attended a Buddhist ceremony at a temple to protect them against misfortunes a day after they were discharged from a hospital following their rescue from a flooded cave
The Associated Press17 hours ago
In battle for Putin's affections, cupid favors Xi over TrumpIn the race to woo Vladimir Putin, China's Xi Jinping is beating Donald Trump
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A mini soccer field being set up before a press conference on the 12 boys and coach realize from the hospital in Chiang Rai province, northern Thailand, Wednesday, July 18, 2018. The 12 boys and their soccer coach rescued after being trapped in a flooded cave in northern Thailand are recovering well and are eager to eat their favorite comfort foods after their expected discharge from a hospital next week. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
Thai boys recount cave rescue: Voices in dark, then 'hello'The 12 boys and their soccer coach who were rescued from a flooded cave in northern Thailand have recounted their ordeal for reporters at a news conference
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