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Hong Kong leader rejects protesters' demands

Hong Kong leader rejects protesters' demands

Pro-democracy protesters hold umbrellas under heavy rain in a main street near the government headquarters in Hong Kong late Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014. The protesters demanded that Hong Kong's top leader meet with them on Tuesday and threatened wider actions if he did not, after he said China …

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Hong Kong leader rejects protesters' demands

Hong Kong leader rejects protesters' demands

Pro-democracy protesters hold umbrellas under heavy rain in a main street near the government headquarters in Hong Kong late Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014. The protesters demanded that Hong Kong's top leader meet with them on Tuesday and threatened wider actions if he did not, after he said China …

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US-led airstrikes hit Islamic State near Turkey

US-led airstrikes hit Islamic State near Turkey

A mortar shell, fired by one of the sides fighting around Kobani, Syria, lands in Turkish territory at the Turkey-Syria border near Suruc, Turkey, Monday, Sept. 29, 2014. U.S.-led coalition air raids targeted towns and villages in northern and eastern Syria controlled by the Islamic State gr…

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Islamic State closes in on Kurdish area of Syria

Islamic State closes in on Kurdish area of Syria

Turkish Kurds watch clashes between Syrian Kurdish fighters and militants of the Islamic State close to Turkey-Syria border near Suruc, Turkey, Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014. (AP Photo)

September 29, 2014 1:23 pmLoading…
Islamic State closes in on Kurdish area of Syria

Islamic State closes in on Kurdish area of Syria

Turkish Kurds watch clashes between Syrian Kurdish fighters and militants of the Islamic State close to Turkey-Syria border near Suruc, Turkey, Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014. (AP Photo)

September 29, 2014 1:23 pmLoading…
Pro-democracy protests expand in Hong Kong

Pro-democracy protests expand in Hong Kong

Riot police use tear gas against protesters after thousands of people blocked a main road at the financial central district in Hong Kong, Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014. Hong Kong police used tear gas on Sunday and warned of further measures as they tried to clear thousands of pro-democracy proteste…

September 28, 2014 9:28 pmLoading…
Hong Kong police use tear gas on protesters

Hong Kong police use tear gas on protesters

Riot police use tear gas against protesters after thousands of people blocked a main road at the financial central district in Hong Kong, Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014. Hong Kong police used tear gas on Sunday and warned of further measures as they tried to clear thousands of pro-democracy proteste…

September 28, 2014 2:30 pmLoading…
HK activists start bigger protest amid standoff

HK activists start bigger protest amid standoff

Thousands of pro-democracy demonstrators gather at Hong Kong's government headquarters Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014, braced for a second night of confrontations with authorities after police arrested dozens during a chaotic protest against Beijing's refusal to allow genuine democratic reforms in t…

September 27, 2014 8:51 pmLoading…
Hong Kong activists start 'Occupy Central' protest

Hong Kong activists start 'Occupy Central' protest

Thousands of pro-democracy demonstrators gather at Hong Kong's government headquarters Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014, braced for a second night of confrontations with authorities after police arrested dozens during a chaotic protest against Beijing's refusal to allow genuine democratic reforms in t…

September 27, 2014 2:43 pmLoading…
Hong Kong activists start 'Occupy Central' protest

Hong Kong activists start 'Occupy Central' protest

Thousands of pro-democracy demonstrators gather at Hong Kong's government headquarters Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014, braced for a second night of confrontations with authorities after police arrested dozens during a chaotic protest against Beijing's refusal to allow genuine democratic reforms in t…

September 27, 2014 1:18 pmLoading…
Hong Kong activists start 'Occupy Central' protest

Hong Kong activists start 'Occupy Central' protest

Thousands of pro-democracy demonstrators gather at Hong Kong's government headquarters Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014, braced for a second night of confrontations with authorities after police arrested dozens during a chaotic protest against Beijing's refusal to allow genuine democratic reforms in t…

September 27, 2014 1:18 pmLoading…
US struggles to blunt Syria rebel anger at strikes

US struggles to blunt Syria rebel anger at strikes

FILE -- In this file photo taken during a Syrian government-led media tour on Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, Syrian soldiers recapture the Damascus suburb of Adra, Syria. The U.S. is struggling to counter anger among the Syrian opposition, where many believe that the air campaign against extremis…

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US struggles to blunt Syria rebel anger at strikes

US struggles to blunt Syria rebel anger at strikes

FILE -- In this file photo taken during a Syrian government-led media tour on Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, Syrian soldiers recapture the Damascus suburb of Adra, Syria. The U.S. is struggling to counter anger among the Syrian opposition, where many believe that the air campaign against extremis…

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Fatal school stampede in China blamed on horseplay

Fatal school stampede in China blamed on horseplay

A police officer tries to maintain order as parents wait for their children outside a gate of Mingtong Primary School after a stampede at the school in Kunming in southwest China's Yunnan province Friday, Sept. 26, 2014. Six schoolchildren died in the stampede, authorities said. It wasn't cl…

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Fatal school stampede in China blamed on horseplay

Fatal school stampede in China blamed on horseplay

Ambulances pass by parents wait for their children outside a gate of Mingtong Primary School after a stampede at the school in Kunming in southwest China's Yunnan province Friday, Sept. 26, 2014. Six schoolchildren died in the stampede, authorities said. It wasn't clear what caused the stamp…

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Fatal school stampede in China blamed on horseplay

Fatal school stampede in China blamed on horseplay

A girl is carried by her relative as other parents wait for their children outside a gate of Mingtong Primary School after a stampede at the school, in Kunming in southwest China's Yunnan province Friday, Sept. 26, 2014. Six schoolchildren died in the stampede, authorities said. It wasn't cl…

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Fatal school stampede in China blamed on horseplay

Fatal school stampede in China blamed on horseplay

A school boy carrying his bags is surrounded by police officers as he walks out the school gate after a stampede at Mingtong Primary School in Kunming in southwest China's Yunnan province Friday, Sept. 26, 2014. Six schoolchildren died in the stampede, authorities said. It wasn't clear what …

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UN rights body to share Syria war crimes evidence

UN rights body to share Syria war crimes evidence

In this photo taken during a Syrian government-led media tour, Syrian soldiers recapture the Damascus suburb of Adra, Syria, Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014. Buildings are seen damaged due to battles between Syrian troops and rebels. (AP Photo)

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UN rights body to share Syria war crimes evidence

UN rights body to share Syria war crimes evidence

In this photo taken during a Syrian government-led media tour, Syrian soldiers recapture the Damascus suburb of Adra, Syria, Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014. (AP Photo)

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Algerian forces search for extremists in beheading

Algerian forces search for extremists in beheading

Algerian military trucks are pictured in the Tizi Ouzou region, northern Algeria, on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2014, as troops conduct search operations in the bid to find French hostage, Herve Gourdel, who was kidnapped by militants. The Algerian extremists allied with the Islamic State group ha…

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Algerian forces search for extremists in beheading

Algerian forces search for extremists in beheading

Algerian military trucks are pictured in the Tizi Ouzou region, northern Algeria, on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2014, as troops conduct search operations in the bid to find French hostage, Herve Gourdel, who was kidnapped by militants. The Algerian extremists allied with the Islamic State group ha…

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Algerian Islamic militants behead French hostage

Algerian Islamic militants behead French hostage

Algerian military trucks are pictured in the Tizi Ouzou region, northern Algeria, on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2014, as troops conduct search operations in the bid to find French hostage, Herve Gourdel, who was kidnapped by militants. The Algerian extremists allied with the Islamic State group ha…

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Algerian Islamic militants behead French hostage

Algerian Islamic militants behead French hostage

Algerian military trucks are pictured in the Tizi Ouzou region, northern Algeria, on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2014, as troops conduct search operations in the bid to find French hostage, Herve Gourdel, who was kidnapped by militants. The Algerian extremists allied with the Islamic State group ha…

September 24, 2014 1:55 pmLoading…
PHOTO GALLERY: Great moments in Ryder Cup history

PHOTO GALLERY: Great moments in Ryder Cup history

FILE - In this Sept. 15, 1977 file photo, Jack Nicklaus, left, and Tom Watson check the line of a putt, during the first round of the 22nd Ryder Cup golf competition against Britain and Ireland, at Royal Lytham & St. Anne's-on-the-Sea near Blackpool, England. After another convincing US …

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PHOTO GALLERY: Great moments in Ryder Cup history

PHOTO GALLERY: Great moments in Ryder Cup history

FILE - In this April 23, 23, 1929 file photo, Samuel Ryder presents the Ryder Cup to George Duncan, the captain of the British team who beat the U.S., in Leeds, England. Ryder was an English businessman and was the inspiration behind the golf competition that bore his name. It was first cont…

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10 Things to Know for Today

10 Things to Know for Today

In this Monday, July 28, 2014 photo, boats sit on a dried river bed in Xunxian county in central China's Henan province. After a season of record-breaking drought across China, groundwater levels have hit historic lows this year in northeast and central parts of China where hundreds of milli…

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GM says China sales this year to top 3.1 million

GM says China sales this year to top 3.1 million

In this Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014 photo, a worker assembles engines at the General Motors engine plant in Wuhan in central China's Hubei province. General Motors Co. expects its sales in China this year to top 3.1 million units and sees no impact on business from an anti-monopoly probe of the …

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GM says China sales this year to top 3.1 million

GM says China sales this year to top 3.1 million

In this Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014 photo, a worker uses robotic arms to assemble engine blocks at the General Motors engine plant in Wuhan in central China's Hubei province. General Motors Co. expects its sales in China this year to top 3.1 million units and sees no impact on business from an a…

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GM says China sales this year to top 3.1 million

GM says China sales this year to top 3.1 million

In this Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014 photo, workers assemble engine blocks at the General Motors engine plant in Wuhan in central China's Hubei province. General Motors Co. expects its sales in China this year to top 3.1 million units and sees no impact on business from an anti-monopoly probe of …

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GM says China sales this year to top 3.1 million

GM says China sales this year to top 3.1 million

In this Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014 photo, a worker assembles engines at the General Motors engine plant in Wuhan in central China's Hubei province. General Motors Co. expects its sales in China this year to top 3.1 million units and sees no impact on business from an anti-monopoly probe of the …

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GM says China sales this year to top 3.1 million

GM says China sales this year to top 3.1 million

In this Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014 photo, a worker uses robotic arms to assemble engine blocks at the General Motors engine plant in Wuhan in central China's Hubei province. General Motors Co. expects its sales in China this year to top 3.1 million units and sees no impact on business from an a…

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GM says China sales this year to top 3.1 million

GM says China sales this year to top 3.1 million

In this Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014 photo, workers assemble engine blocks at the General Motors engine plant in Wuhan in central China's Hubei province. General Motors Co. expects its sales in China this year to top 3.1 million units and sees no impact on business from an anti-monopoly probe of …

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Drought worsens China's long-term water crisis

Drought worsens China's long-term water crisis

In this Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014 photo, a farmer walks by a river in Pingdingshan in central China's Henan province. After a season of record-breaking drought across China, groundwater levels have hit historic lows this year in northeast and central parts of China where hundreds of millions of…

September 23, 2014 10:48 pmLoading…
Drought worsens China's long-term water crisis

Drought worsens China's long-term water crisis

In this Monday, July 28, 2014 photo, boats sit on a dried river bed in Xunxian county in central China's Henan province. After a season of record-breaking drought across China, groundwater levels have hit historic lows this year in northeast and central parts of China where hundreds of milli…

September 23, 2014 10:48 pmLoading…
Islamic militants parade captured Iraqi soldiers

Islamic militants parade captured Iraqi soldiers

FILE - In this Thursday, June 19, 2014 file photo, Islamic State group militants stand with a captured Iraqi Army Humvee at a checkpoint outside Beiji refinery, some 250 kilometers (155 miles) north of Baghdad, Iraq. The Syrian foreign ministry said Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014 that Washington in…

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Islamic militants parade captured Iraqi soldiers

Islamic militants parade captured Iraqi soldiers

FILE - In this Thursday, June 19, 2014 file photo, Islamic State group militants stand with a captured Iraqi Army Humvee at a checkpoint outside Beiji refinery, some 250 kilometers (155 miles) north of Baghdad, Iraq. The Syrian foreign ministry said Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014 that Washington in…

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Explosion at Chinese fireworks factory kills 12

Explosion at Chinese fireworks factory kills 12

In this Monday, Sept. 22, 2014 photo, a man looks after his wounded relative at a hospital after an explosion at a fireworks factory in Liling in south China's Hunan province. An explosion at a fireworks factory in southern China killed at least 12 people and injured dozens of others, the lo…

September 22, 2014 8:44 pmLoading…
Explosion at Chinese fireworks factory kills 12

Explosion at Chinese fireworks factory kills 12

In this Monday, Sept. 22, 2014 photo, a man looks after his wounded relative at a hospital after an explosion at a firework factory in Liling in south China's Hunan province. An explosion at a fireworks factory in southern China killed at least 12 people and injured dozens of others, the loc…

September 22, 2014 8:44 pmLoading…
AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Asia

AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Asia

In this photo taken Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, residents walk on a lane painted with instructions to separate those using their phones as they walk from others in southwest China's Chongqing Municipality. The Chinese city took a cue from a U.S. TV program and created a sidewalk with a separat…

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Syria refugee flood to Turkey hits 100,000

Syria refugee flood to Turkey hits 100,000

Turkish soldiers stand guard as a Syrian refugee boy carries his belongings at the border in Suruc, Turkey, late Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. Several thousand Syrians, most of them Kurds, crossed into Turkey on Friday to find refuge from Islamic State militants who have barreled through dozens …

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Syria refugee flood to Turkey hits 100,000

Syria refugee flood to Turkey hits 100,000

Syrian refugees rest at the border in Suruc, Turkey, late Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. Several thousand Syrians, most of them Kurds, crossed into Turkey on Friday to find refuge from Islamic State militants who have barreled through dozens of Kurdish villages in northern Syria in the past 48 ho…

September 21, 2014 3:01 pmLoading…
Syria refugee flood to Turkey hits 100,000

Syria refugee flood to Turkey hits 100,000

Syrian refugees gather at the border in Suruc, Turkey, late Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. Several thousand Syrians, most of them Kurds, crossed into Turkey on Friday to find refuge from Islamic State militants who have barreled through dozens of Kurdish villages in northern Syria in the past 48 …

September 21, 2014 3:01 pmLoading…
Syria refugee flood to Turkey hits 100,000

Syria refugee flood to Turkey hits 100,000

Turkish soldiers help Syrian refugees to carry their belongings at the border in Suruc, Turkey, late Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. Several thousand Syrians, most of them Kurds, crossed into Turkey on Friday to find refuge from Islamic State militants who have barreled through dozens of Kurdish v…

September 21, 2014 3:01 pmLoading…
Syria refugee flood to Turkey hits 100,000

Syria refugee flood to Turkey hits 100,000

Syrian refugees carry a sick person at the border in Suruc, Turkey, late Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. Several thousand Syrians, most of them Kurds, crossed into Turkey on Friday to find refuge from Islamic State militants who have barreled through dozens of Kurdish villages in northern Syria in…

September 21, 2014 3:01 pmLoading…
Syria refugee flood to Turkey hits 100,000

Syria refugee flood to Turkey hits 100,000

An injured Syrian child is carried on a stretcher at the border in Suruc, Turkey, late Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. Several thousand Syrians, most of them Kurds, crossed into Turkey on Friday to find refuge from Islamic State militants who have barreled through dozens of Kurdish villages in nor…

September 21, 2014 3:01 pmLoading…
Syria refugee flood to Turkey hits 100,000

Syria refugee flood to Turkey hits 100,000

A Syrian refugee child drinks water backdropped by a Turkish soldier at the border in Suruc, Turkey, Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. Several thousand Syrians, most of them Kurds, crossed into Turkey on Friday to find refuge from Islamic State militants who have barreled through dozens of Kurdish v…

September 21, 2014 3:01 pmLoading…
Erdogan: Turkey won't give hostage release details

Erdogan: Turkey won't give hostage release details

The freed Turkish hostages are welcomed at the airport in Ankara, Turkey, Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. Dozens of Turkish hostages seized by Islamic militants in Iraq three months ago were freed and safely returned to Turkey on Saturday ending Turkey’s most serious hostage crisis. The 49 hostage…

September 21, 2014 1:34 pmLoading…
Syria refugee flood to Turkey hits 100,000

Syria refugee flood to Turkey hits 100,000

Turkish soldiers stand guard as Syrian refugees gather at the border in Suruc, Turkey, late Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. Several thousand Syrians, most of them Kurds, crossed into Turkey on Friday to find refuge from Islamic State militants who have barreled through dozens of Kurdish villages i…

September 21, 2014 7:58 amLoading…
Syria refugee flood to Turkey hits 100,000

Syria refugee flood to Turkey hits 100,000

Turkish soldiers stand guard as Syrian refugees gather at the border in Suruc, Turkey, late Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. Several thousand Syrians, most of them Kurds, crossed into Turkey on Friday to find refuge from Islamic State militants who have barreled through dozens of Kurdish villages i…

September 21, 2014 7:58 amLoading…
Security clash with Kurds on Turkey Syria border

Security clash with Kurds on Turkey Syria border

Turkish soldiers stand guard as Syrian refugees gather at the border in Suruc, Turkey, late Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. Several thousand Syrians, most of them Kurds, crossed into Turkey on Friday to find refuge from Islamic State militants who have barreled through dozens of Kurdish villages i…

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