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National Guards get on a truck in Ciudad Hidalgo, Mexico, Friday, Jan. 17, 2020 as they deploy along southern border with Guatemala. United States officials are crediting tough measures taken over the past year and cooperation from regional governments for sharply reducing the number of Central American migrants who responded to a call for a new caravan. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)

Mexico readies for Central American migrants at south border

Jan. 17, 2020 5:23 PM EST

CIUDAD HIDALGO, Mexico (AP) — Border security forces in southern Mexico were preparing Friday for the expected arrival of hundreds of Central Americans traveling through Guatemala and vowed to prevent a repeat of the headline-grabbing “caravans” of past years when massive flows of migrants...

A Flybe flight departs from Manchester Airport, England, Monday Jan. 13, 2020. Britain's leaders are considering whether to support a rescue deal for the struggling regional airline Flybe, with discussions under way as to whether the carrier should receive tax relief on passenger duty levies. (Pete Byrne/PA via AP)

Downing Street rejects allegations that Flybe got state aid

Jan. 15, 2020 1:03 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Boris Johnson's office on Wednesday rejected allegations that state aid had been given to rescue struggling regional airline Flybe, insisting that any support would be on strictly commercial terms. The British government reached a deal Tuesday to save Flybe, whose network...

Young people pose behind the Olympic Rings during the Torch Tour ahead of the 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games, front of the Olympic House, in Lausanne, Switzerland, Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020. The 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games take place in Lausanne from Jan. 9 to Jan. 22, 2020. (Jean-Christophe Bott/Keystone via AP)

Olympic events going back to SKorea for 2024 Youth Games

Jan. 8, 2020 10:21 AM EST

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Olympic events are set to soon return to South Korea at some of the venues used for the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Games. On the sidelines of the Winter Youth Olympics in Lausanne, the International Olympic Committee will vote this week to approve Gangwon province as host of the...

Town to fund study on regionalization of emergency services

Dec. 26, 2019 9:54 PM EST

LYNDON, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont town is helping fund a study to determine whether regionalizing emergency services could benefit it and neighboring communities. The Lyndon Select Board voted Monday to contribute funds to hire a consultant to study the issue, the Caledonian Record reported. Lyndon will...

South Korean President Moon Jae-in, left, shakes hands wth Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during a meeting in Chengdu, China, Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2019. (Lee Jin-wook/Yonhap via AP)

China, Japan, South Korea meet on North Korea, free trade

Dec. 24, 2019 3:18 AM EST

CHENGDU, China (AP) — Leaders from China, Japan and South Korea reiterated their commitment to ending North Korea's nuclear and missile programs at a trilateral summit Tuesday that comes against the backdrop of increasing demands by Pyongyang for sanctions relief. Free trade and economic cooperation were...

In this photo released by U.S. Embassy in Bangkok, U.S. Navy's Pacific Fleet Commander Adm. John Aquilino talks to reporters during an interview at U.S Embassy in Bangkok, Thailand, Friday, Dec. 13, 2019. China's activities in territory it claims in the South China Sea are meant to intimidate other nations in the region, the commander said. Adm. Aquilino said China's actions, including constructing islands in the disputed waters, are intended to project its military capacity. (U.S. Embassy in Bangkok via AP)

US Pacific commander says China seeks to intimidate region

Dec. 13, 2019 7:46 PM EST

BANGKOK (AP) — China's activities in territory it claims in the South China Sea are meant to intimidate other nations in the region, the commander of the U.S. Navy's Pacific Fleet said Friday. Adm. John Aquilino said China's actions, including constructing islands in the disputed waters, are intended to...

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro, second right, next to Vice President Hamilton Mourao, attend a lunch with Armed Forces General Officers in Brasilia, Brazil, Monday, Dic. 9, 2019. (AP Photo /Eraldo Peres)

Brazil's Amazon states seek $500 million from Norway

Dec. 11, 2019 5:57 PM EST

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The states of Brazil's Amazon region held talks Wednesday with Norway about possibly receiving some $500 million in funding for sustainable rainforest projects, if a deal to provide the funds at a federal level falls through. The $500 million had been earmarked for Brazil's Amazon...

Indian Defense Minister Rajnath Singh, second right, Japanese Defense Minister Taro Kono, second left, Indian Foreign Minister S. Jaishankar, right, and Japanese counterpart Toshimitsu Motegi pose for the media before the start of India Japan 2+2 talks, in New Delhi, India, Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019, to boost bilateral security and Defence cooperation between the two countries. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)

India and Japan hold inaugural security talks

Nov. 30, 2019 10:51 AM EST

NEW DELHI (AP) — India said Saturday that ties with Japan are key to stability in the Indo-Pacific region as the two countries held their inaugural foreign and defense ministerial dialogue in New Delhi with an aim to further bolster their strategic partnership. The security talks focused on cooperation in...