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3rd New Zealand party leader quits in close election race
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) -- Three weeks ago, New Zealand's conservative National Party appeared to be cruising to a fourth straight election victory. Opinion polls showed the party had strong support and the opposition was struggling to inspire people ahead of September's general election....

US and S. Korean troops start drills amid N. Korea standoff
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- U.S. and South Korean troops kicked off their annual drills Monday that come after President Donald Trump and North Korea exchanged warlike rhetoric in the wake of the North's two intercontinental ballistic missile tests last month....

Scholars: Refuse to bow down to China censorship pressure
BEIJING (AP) -- Scholars are using an online petition to urge Cambridge University Press to restore more than 300 politically sensitive articles removed from its website in China after a request from authorities....

10 sailors missing in collision between US warship, tanker
SINGAPORE (AP) -- Ten U.S. sailors are missing after a collision between the USS John S. McCain and a tanker early Monday east of Singapore, the second accident involving a ship from the Navy's 7th Fleet in the Pacific in two months....

AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the past week in Asia
Villagers waited for relief supplies on what was left of a road washed away by floodwaters in Morigaon district, in the northeastern Indian state of Assam. Heavy monsoon rains have caused landslides and floods that killed hundreds of people and displaced millions more across northern India, southern Nepal and Bangladesh....

China to relaunch the world's fastest bullet trains
BEIJING (AP) -- China is relaunching the world's fastest bullet trains, running at 350 kilometers (217 miles) per hour....

Asian shares mixed ahead of Korean drills, banker meeting
HONG KONG (AP) -- Asian stocks were mixed Monday as investors monitored joint military drills between U.S. and South Korean forces and awaited a key meeting of central bankers later this week....

Reports: China accuses luxury e-retailer of smuggling
BEIJING (AP) -- Chinese news reports say the founder of an online luxury retailer has been charged with smuggling goods into China by having travelers pretend they were personal belongings....

The Latest: Singapore helicopter evacuates 4 injured US crew
SINGAPORE (AP) -- The Latest on the collision between a U.S. Navy ship and a merchant ship near Singapore (all times local):...

U.S., South Korea begin annual military drills after tensions rose following North Korea's recent missile tests
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- U.S., South Korea begin annual military drills after tensions rose following North Korea's recent missile tests....