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August 9, 2018 1:16 PM Canadian swimmer Taylor Ruck wins 200-metre freestyle at Pan Pacific Championships

“I’m just trying to take it year by year, but I do feel it’s a little bit of a rehearsal for the Olympics since we’re in the same city,” King said. “I’m just trying to get used to the culture and things like that. But the Olympics are always in the back of my mind.” “It’s definitely my baby,” she said. “I don’t know how I would take losing, so I’m just trying 12

July 29, 2018 2:37 AM At least 3 dead, 12 hurt as 6.4 quake hits Indonesia island

JAKARTA, Indonesia - A shallow, magnitude 6.4 earthquake early Sunday killed at least three people and injured a dozen others on Indonesia's Lombok Island, a popular tourist destination next to Bali. The quake damaged dozens of single-story houses and taller buildings and was felt in a wider area, including in Bali, where no damage or casualties were reported 15

May 14, 2018 3:52 AM Indonesia police say Surabaya headquarters attacked

Attack comes day after 3 churches attacked by family of suicide bombers The police headquarters in Indonesia's second largest city was attacked Monday by suspected militants who detonated explosives from a motorcycle, a day after suicide bombings at three churches in the city by members of one family killed at least eight people. CCTV footage shows a car and two motorcycles 38

May 9, 2018 12:36 PM North Korean’s Kim Jong Un breaks with his flight-phobic father, travels by plane

Kim took a plane to the Chinese city of Dalian this week, becoming the first North Korean ruler to fly abroad in 32 years. Schooled for several years in Switzerland, Kim is believed to have travelled by air many times during his teenage years. After he became North Korea’s leader, state media said he was aboard Chammae-1 when he reviewed air force planes 18

February 27, 2018 10:52 PM Police officer tells trial Kim Jong Nam feared for his life

Two women are standing trial for the murder of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s estranged half-brother, who was killed in a Malaysian airport last February. SHAH ALAM, Malaysia—A police investigator testified Tuesday that the estranged half-brother of North Korea’s leader told a friend in Malaysia that his life was in danger six months before he was killed 34

February 10, 2018 4:36 PM At least 27 dead after bus crash on winding slope in Indonesia

JAKARTA, INDONESIA—A bus plunged from a hill while travelling on Indonesia’s main island of Java on Saturday, killing at least 27 people, police said. Local police chief Muhammad Joni said 16 other people were hospitalized with injuries, some in critical condition, from the accident, which occurred on a winding slope in Subang district of West Java province 19

December 8, 2017 1:02 PM Al Qaeda calls for attacks against U.S., Hamas calls for new uprising in aftermath of Trump’s Jerusalem decision

Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital has angered Arabs and Muslims who view it as an expression of blatant pro-Israel bias. JERUSALEM—Palestinians clashed with Israeli troops across the West Bank and Gaza, and Muslim worshippers from Jordan to Indonesia poured into the streets after Friday prayers to protest U.S. President Donald Trump’s 34

December 8, 2017 8:19 AM Israel beefs up police ahead of Jerusalem protests

JERUSALEM - Israeli police deployed reinforcements in and around Jerusalem's Old City on Friday, in anticipation of Palestinian protests over the Trump administration's recognition of the contested city as the Israeli capital. Palestinian political groups have called for massive demonstrations in the West Bank, Gaza Strip and east Jerusalem after Friday 35

November 14, 2017 5:59 AM Several beaches whales die during rescue in Indonesia

BANDA ACEH, Indonesia - A fisheries official says four of 10 whales that beached off Indonesia's Aceh province have died because of injuries and exhaustion. The sperm whales became stranded Monday at Ujong Kareng beach and attracted hundreds of onlookers who posed for pictures with them. Nur Mahdi, the head of Aceh's marine and fisheries office, said two whales 75

October 27, 2017 11:04 PM People are Freaking Out Over ‘Nightmare’ Moth Found in Indonesia

The strange-looking moth, which freaked out thousands of netizens last week, was found by an Indonesian man in his home. After capturing a video of the insect, Facebook user Gandik, from Semarang, Central Java, uploaded the clip on his page for everyone else to see. The clip has been shared over 200,000 times, accumulating over 40,000 comments in the span of one week. As the moth is not the type usually 205