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Jewel Topsfield 8:11 PM A Brazilian man whom the Attorney-General has proclaimed fit to execute with the Bali nine organisers was diagnosed with mental illness in 1982.
President Xi Jinping's sweeping crackdown on vice and corruption in China has gone after drugs, gambling, and prostitution. Now it has targeted golf.
A battle of wills between two women: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and opposition leader Khaleda Zia, has seen a surge of violence in Bangladesh.
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James Mackenzie 7:25 PM As many as 700 people are feared dead after a boat carrying migrants capsized off the Libyan coast overnight, in one of the worst disasters seen in the Mediterranean migrant crisis, officials said on Sunday.
Samoon Miakhil 2:57 PM The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for a suicide attack in Afghanistan Saturday that killed 33 people and wounded more than 100 others.
2:50 PM A deckchair from the Titanic has sold at auction in the UK for just over £100,000 - $191,351. The Nantucket wooden chair was on the first class promenade deck when the luxury liner sank in the Atlantic after hitting an iceberg on its maiden voyage in 1912.
Isabel Kershner 1:35 PM Israel and the Palestinian Authority have reached an agreement to resolve a months-long dispute over the transfer of tax revenue Israel collects on behalf of the Palestinians, according to officials.
Keith Coffman 12:57 PM A teacher who posted notes from her third grade class online and started a social media whirlwind under the hashtag #IWishMyTeacherKnew says the assignment had been a revelation for her.
Jewel Topsfield 11:20 AM "A New Hope". The Time magazine cover with the portrait of Indonesia's new president Joko Widodo in October last year said it all. Six months later, Joko is still making international headlines but now it's for all the wrong reasons.
Evan Bush 8:17 AM Usually scenes like this don't create much of a buzz: Early Friday morning, a Peterbilt tractor-trailer merged onto Interstate 5, tipping over, but leaving the 36-year-old driver unhurt.
3:01 AM Two drivers have been shot dead in an attack on a peacekeeping supply convoy in northern Mali, authorities say, the second deadly assault on the United Nations in three days.
2:09 AM A 23-year-old man who barricaded himself in his mother's house in a St. Louis suburb and spoke of a "black revolution" was shot and killed by police when he rushed at them with a knife, authorities said on Saturday.
Kerry Sheridan 1:36 AM SpaceX's unmanned Dragon cargo ship arrived Friday at the International Space Station, carrying nearly 2000 kilograms of food and supplies for the astronauts living in orbit.
James Queally and Ryan Parker 1:34 AM The plot involved a male TSA agent signalling a female counterpart when he noticed a male passenger he wanted to touch, according to a Denver police report released on Tuesday.
David Tweed 1:32 AM Hong Kong: China is likely to conclude a sale of eight conventional submarines during President Xi Jinping's visit to Islamabad on April 20, more than doubling Pakistan's fleet. Analysts say it may be the first step in helping Pakistan gain the ability to fire nuclear weapons at sea, keeping pace with rival India.
Alissa J Rubin 1:30 AM Deadly attacks on Jews and a sharp spike in anti-Muslim acts have prompted the French government to elevate the fight against racism.
Ceylan Yeginsu 1:28 AM European Parliament had called on his government to recognise the mass killings of Armenians in Turkey in 1915 as genocide.
11:20 PM Russia has key interests in common with the United States and needs to work with it on a common agenda, Russian President Vladimir Putin said in a television interview.
11:09 PM A suicide bomb blast in Afghanistan's eastern city of Jalalabad has killed 33 people, including children, and injured more than 100 outside a bank where government workers collect salaries.
Nick O'Malley After a five-day trial it took only an hour for a jury in the town of Duncan, Oklahoma, to convict 17-year-old Chancey Luna of the murder of Christopher Lane, a 22-year-old Australian who had been studying in America on a baseball scholarship.
Terrence McCoy One American social researcher came up with a radical way to help street people. Give homes to the homeless.
Sari Horwitz African-American and other civil rights leaders infuriated over the stalled confirmation vote on Loretta Lynch, the first black woman to be nominated for attorney general, are casting the delay as an issue with racial overtones.
Catherine Saillant The US detained 120,000 Japanese-Americans, two-thirds of whom were US citizens, in 10 camps after Japan attacked Pearl Harbour.
Chinese police have shot dead two suspected "terrorists" on the border with Vietnam, part of a group of people trying to sneak out of the country, state media said on Friday.