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Air New Zealand says result strong despite drop in profit
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) -- New Zealand's national airline on Wednesday reported a 17 percent drop in profit from last year but said it has risen to the challenge of increased competition....

74 injured as train derails in north India
LUCKNOW, India (AP) -- At least 74 people were injured after a train derailed in Uttar Pradesh, the second train accident in the northern Indian state in the last three days, officials said Wednesday....

US officials: Navy 7th Fleet commander to be removed
TOKYO (AP) -- U.S. officials confirm the commander of the Navy's 7th Fleet will be removed after a series of warship accidents in the Pacific....

US officials: Commander of Navy's 7th Fleet to be relieved of duty after series of ship accidents in Pacific
TOKYO (AP) -- US officials: Commander of Navy's 7th Fleet to be relieved of duty after series of ship accidents in Pacific....

North Korea photos suggest new solid-fuel missile designs
TOKYO (AP) -- North Korea's state media released photos Wednesday that appear to show the designs of one or possibly two new missiles....

The Latest: Families name 3 of the missing sailors on McCain
SINGAPORE (AP) -- The Latest on the collision between the USS John S. McCain guided missile destroyer and an oil tanker east of Singapore (all times local):...

Tony de Brum, global voice for fighting climate change, dies
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) -- Tony de Brum saw the effects of rising seas from his home in the Marshall Islands and became a leading advocate for the landmark Paris Agreement and an internationally recognized voice in the fight against climate change....

Fighting North Korea with balloons, TV shows and leaflets
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Some send up plastic leaflets that weigh less than a feather and flutter down from the clouds with calls for democracy or blurry cartoons ridiculing North Korea's ruler. Some send flash drives loaded with South Korean soap operas, or mini-documentaries about the vast wealth of Southern corporations, or crisp new U.S. dollar bills. One occasionally sends his empty food wrappers, stained labels showing noodles slathered in meat sauce, so Northerners can see the good life they'd find in the South....

Rowdy Korean Air passenger's 3-year prison sentence reversed
HAGATNA, Guam (AP) -- A U.S. appeals court struck down the three-year prison sentence of a rowdy Korean Air passenger convicted of interfering with flight attendants last year on a flight to Guam....

Cambodia rescinds expulsion of US charity workers
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) -- Cambodia's prime minister said Tuesday he has rescinded his decision to expel an American-led Christian organization that seeks to rescue and rehabilitate women working in the sex trade, accepting its apology and explanation that it did not intend to demean Cambodians....