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Detainees held without charges decry Emiratis' sexual abuses
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Detainees held without charges decry Emiratis' sexual abuses
An AP investigation has found that Yemeni detainees in UAE-controlled prisons are sexually abused and tortured routinely

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On North Korean side of DMZ, it's change in the air
On North Korean side of DMZ, it's change in the air
On the North Korean side of the Demilitarized Zone, the sound of silence is a welcome sign of detente
Allies disappointed by 'big bang' of US walkout from UN body
Allies disappointed by 'big bang' of US walkout from UN body
The U.N.'s Human Rights Council resumed work Wednesday after a U.S. pullout that one Western diplomat called a "Big Bang" for the Geneva body, as Russia blasted the move by the Trump administration and key allies _ even China _ expressed disappointment
Disney ups Twenty-First Century Fox to more than $70.3B
Disney ups Twenty-First Century Fox to more than $70.3B
The competition for Fox is heating up, as Disney is boosting its offer for the company to $70.3 billion.
The Latest: US says others must help in world refugee crisis
The Latest: US says others must help in world refugee crisis
The Trump administration says 'new actors' must step up to help in the global response to refugees
Rights groups warn Gambia after 2 shot dead in protest
Rights groups warn Gambia's government after 2 shot dead by police in protest
Groundhog Day for May as UK Brexit bill faces new challenge
Groundhog Day for May as UK Brexit bill faces new challenge
The British government is facing another knife-edge vote in Parliament over how much control lawmakers should have over the country's departure from the European Union
The Latest: US exit from UN body about 'self-government'
The Latest: US exit from UN body about 'self-government'
The United States is emphasizing that its pullout from the United Nations' main human rights body doesn't mean it's stopping its work with the U.N.'s rights chief
Convicted Republican businessman's company targets Democrats
Convicted Republican businessman's company targets Democrats
An Ohio telemarketing company whose Republican owner was convicted in a campaign finance probe has organized employees and suppliers in a retaliatory effort to bring down two prominent Democrats
Review: Pattinson elevates the melancholy western 'Damsel'
Review: Pattinson elevates the melancholy western 'Damsel'
Film Review: Pitiful men pin their hopes on delusions of romance in David and Nathan Zellner's 'Damsel,' an offbeat odyssey set in the Old West
Fixing a massive NYC plumbing leak, 55 stories underground
Fixing a massive NYC plumbing leak, 55 stories underground
Big fix: New York City spending $1 billion to carve bypass around gushing leaks in massive water tunnel
Germany: Merkel's Bavarian allies critical on euro budget
Germany: Merkel's Bavarian allies critical on euro budget
Chancellor Angela Merkel's Bavarian allies warned the German leader Wednesday against offering financial concessions to other European countries to resolve a conflict over migration that has shaken her government
South Sudan's warring leaders set to meet face to face
South Sudan's warring leaders set to meet face to face
South Sudan's warring leaders set to meet face-to-face for 1st time in nearly 2 years
Edmunds: How to avoid fraud when buying a car online
Edmunds: How to avoid fraud when buying a car online
Fraud is widespread in the private-party online car-buying market and unless buyers are careful, they can lose thousands of dollars
Divers search Indonesian lake for 192 missing after sinking
Divers search Indonesian lake for 192 missing after sinking
Indonesian officials say more than 190 people are missing from a ferry sinking early this week at a popular lake on Sumatra, many more than previously believed
India takes direct control in Kashmir after alliance ends
India takes direct control in Kashmir after alliance ends
India's federal government has taken direct control of Kashmir state after the ruling Hindu nationalist party ended its long-troubled alliance there with a Kashmiri political party
Volgograd provides the proper perspective at World Cup
Volgograd provides the proper perspective at World Cup
It may be coming up to 60 years since it changed its name to Volgograd, but the Russian city's previous incarnation as Stalingrad is never far from the senses
Eritrea sending delegation to rival Ethiopia for peace talks
Eritrea sends 1st delegation to rival Ethiopia since 1998 for peace talks; 'positive signals'
Global stocks rise, unfazed by US-China tensions
Global stocks rise, unfazed by US-China tensions
Stock markets are brushing off US-China trade tensions as investors focus on underlying strength of global economy
Alexa, I can trust you with my checkbook, right?
Alexa, I can trust you with my checkbook, right?
Banks start to offer banking through virtual assistants like Amazon's Alexa, but security experts express worry
Israel strikes Hamas after heavy rocket attacks from Gaza
Israel strikes Hamas after heavy rocket attacks from Gaza
Israel's military says its warplanes have struck some 25 Hamas positions in Gaza after Palestinian militants fired dozens of rockets and mortars at southern communities
South Korea leader urges denuclearization steps from North
South Korea leader urges denuclearization steps from North
South Korea's president has urged North Korea to present a plan with concrete steps toward denuclearization, raising the pressure on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during his visit to Beijing
WHAT'S HAPPENING: Crying children fill 'tender age' shelters
WHAT'S HAPPENING: Crying children fill 'tender age' shelters
WHAT'S HAPPENING: The Associated Press has learned that babies and toddlers forcibly separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border are being sent to "tender age" shelters in South Texas
AP News in Brief at 6:04 a.m. EDT
AP News in Brief at 6:04 a.m. EDT
‘Holy Cow’ Moment Changes How Montana’s State Health Plan Does Business

Marilyn Bartlett, the director administrator of Montana’s Health Care and Benefits Division, recalls thinking “holy cow” when she got an urgent directive from state legislators in late 2014: “You have to get these costs under control, or...

AP Explains: US has split up families throughout its history
AP Explains: US has split up families throughout its history
AP Explains: US has split up families and detained children throughout its history

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