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Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Pakistani Women in Memorable Rugby 7s Debut in Laos

They might have won only one match at the Asian Women's Rugby Sevens in Laos on the weekend, but for the Pakistan team – which formed only a year ago – it was a dream debut at an international event.

On Frozen Fields, N. Korean Farmers Prep for Battle Ahead

PYONGYANG, North Korea — Plug your noses and ready your "Juche fertilizer." It's time to prep the frozen fields in North Korea.

TV Footage Appears to Show Deliberate Attack on N. Korean (Video)

KUALA LUMPUR — Security camera footage obtained by Japanese television appears to show a careful and deliberate attack last week on the exiled half brother of North Korea's ruler, while Malaysia said Monday it had recalled its ambassador to North Korea amid rising tensions between the nations.

Telephone Owned by Adolf Hitler Sells for $243,000

CHESAPEAKE CITY, Maryland — A telephone owned by Adolf Hitler has sold at auction for USD $243,000.

Congo Investigates Video Showing Soldiers Shooting Militia (Video)

KINSHASA, Congo — Congo's government said Saturday it was investigating a video that shows uniformed soldiers shooting at apparent militia members who are armed with sticks, and that a commanding officer had been arrested.

Lenin Moreno Leads Presidential Race in Ecuador

QUITO, Ecuador — The hand-picked candidate of socialist President Rafael Correa was headed to victory in the opening round of Ecuador's presidential election Sunday, though he looked increasingly unlikely to avoid a runoff against his nearest rival.

Trump Ridiculed as He Alludes to Nonexistent Terror Incident in Sweden

HELSINKI — Swedes have been scratching their heads and ridiculing President Donald Trump's remarks that suggested a major incident had happened in the Scandinavian country. The American president now says he was referring to something he saw on television.

Malaysia After 4 N. Koreans Who Left Country Same Day Kim Jong Nam Died

KUALA LUMPUR — Malaysia's police are looking for four more North Korean suspects who they say left the country the same day the North Korean leader's brother died after being attacked at the Kuala Lumpur airport.

N. Korea and Malaysia Lock Horns Over Apparent Killing

KUALA LUMPUR — A dispute over custody of a slain North Korean's body pushed two governments further apart Saturday as they tried to navigate the aftermath of what appeared to be the assassination of an outcast member of North Korea's ruling elite.

Spanish King’s Brother In Law to Serve 6 Years in Jail for Corruption

MADRID — In a wide-ranging tax fraud case that captivated Spain, Princess Cristina was found not guilty Friday of being an accessory to fraud but her husband was convicted and sentenced to more than six years in prison.

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