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Philippines says 7-year-old boy missing in Spain van attack
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) -- The Philippines government says a child missing after a vehicle plowed into pedestrians in Barcelona is the 7-year-old son of a Filipino woman who had been living in Australia....

Mourners attend funeral of Pfau, 'Mother Teresa of Pakistan'
KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) -- Mourners have attended a state funeral of Ruth Pfau, a German physician and nun who earned international acclaim by devoting her life to the eradication of leprosy in Pakistan....

Gunmen kill local leader of Pakistan's pro-Taliban party
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) -- A police officer says gunmen on a motorcycle have killed a local leader of Pakistan's pro-Taliban Jamiat-e-Ulema Islam party in an apparent assassination in the northwest before fleeing....

6 die in Vietnam while sawing leftover mortar shell
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) -- Six people including four children in a family have been killed when a Vietnam War-era mortar shell they were sawing for scrap metal exploded....

A look at US-S. Korea war games and how North might respond
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- America's annual joint military exercises with South Korea always frustrate North Korea. The war games set to begin Monday may hold more potential to provoke than ever, given President Donald Trump's "fire and fury" threats and Pyongyang's as-yet-unpursued plan to launch missiles close to Guam....

Navy captain latest to plead guilty in bribery case
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- A U.S. Navy captain has admitted to accepting bribes in the form of lavish hotel rooms and prostitutes from a Malaysian businessman nicknamed "Fat Leonard," joining nearly two dozen current and former Navy officials who have been charged in what is being called the maritime branch's biggest corruption case....

The real revolution in NKorea is rise of consumer culture
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) -- Like all North Korean adults, Song Un Pyol wears the faces of leader Kim Jong Un's father and grandfather pinned neatly to her left lapel, above her heart. But on her right glitters a diamond-and-gold brooch....

Chinese traders furious after crackdown on N. Korean imports
BEIJING (AP) -- Furious Chinese businesspeople said Friday that Beijing's decision to enforce U.N. sanctions on North Korean seafood imports would hobble the economy of an entire northeastern city, sparking a rare public protest earlier this week after the surprise move suddenly choked off border trade....

Geopolitical uncertainty stalks markets after Spain attacks
LONDON (AP) -- An aversion to risk was evident in financial markets Friday after the attacks in Spain. Stock markets around the world were under pressure while traditional safe haven assets, such as gold, were in demand....

China to limit overseas investments in real estate, sports
BEIJING (AP) -- The Chinese government is moving to curb domestic companies' investments abroad in property, sports, entertainment and other fields, following a series of high-profile, multibillion-dollar acquisitions by Chinese firms....