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The US name sign is photographed one day after the United States announced its withdrawal at the 38th session of the UN Human Rights Council at the UN headquarters in Geneva on Wednesday. June 20, 2018. (Martial Trezzini/Keystone via AP)
The Latest: US allies disappointed with exit from UN bodyThe United States is emphasizing that its pullout from the United Nations' main human rights body doesn't mean it's stopping its work with the U.N.'s rights chief
The Associated Press24 minutes ago
FILE - In this Friday, April 29, 2016 file photo, then South Sudan's First Vice President Riek Machar, left, looks across at President Salva Kiir, right, as they sit to be photographed following the first meeting of a new transitional coalition government, in the capital Juba, South Sudan. South Sudan's warring leaders were set to meet face-to-face for the first time in almost two years on Wednesday, June 20, 2018 amid efforts to end a five-year civil war. (AP Photo/Jason Patinkin, File)
South Sudan's warring leaders set to meet face to faceSouth Sudan's warring leaders set to meet face-to-face for 1st time in nearly 2 years
The Associated Press39 minutes ago
Relatives of victims of a sunken ferry wait for news at the Tigaras port in Toba lake, North Sumatra, Wednesday, June, 20, 2018. Officials said that over a hundred people are still missing from a ferry sinking early this week at a popular lake in Sumatra as distraught and angry relatives pleaded Wednesday for a bigger search effort. (AP Photo/Binsar Bakkara)
Divers search Indonesian lake for 192 missing after sinkingIndonesian officials say more than 190 people are missing from a ferry sinking early this week at a popular lake on Sumatra, many more than previously believed
The Associated Press58 minutes ago
A South Korean building complex is seen in the background as North Korean soldiers guard the truce village at the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) which separates the two Koreas in Panmunjom, North Korea, Wednesday, June 20, 2018. A tour guide Hwang Myong Jin, on the northern side of the Demilitarized Zone that divides the two Koreas, says that since the summits between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and the presidents of South Korea and the United States, things have quieted down noticeably in perhaps the most iconic symbol of the one last place on Earth where the Cold War still burns hot. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)
On North Korean side of DMZ, it's change in the airOn the North Korean side of the Demilitarized Zone, the sound of silence is a welcome sign of detente
The Associated Press1 hour ago
An Indian paramilitary soldier stands guard in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Wednesday, June 20, 2018. India's federal government has taken direct control of Kashmir state after the ruling Hindu nationalist party ended its long-troubled alliance there with a Kashmiri political party. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)
India takes direct control in Kashmir after alliance endsIndia's federal government has taken direct control of Kashmir state after the ruling Hindu nationalist party ended its long-troubled alliance there with a Kashmiri political party
The Associated Press1 hour ago
U.S. Navy personnel hold the American flag over the casket of U.S. WWII Navy sailor Julius Pieper during a reburial service at the Normandy American Cemetery, Colleville-sur-Mer, France, Tuesday, June 19, 2018. Seventy four years to the day after their ship hit a mine off the coast of Normandy and sunk, Julius Pieper was finally reunited with his twin brother Ludwig. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
Twin brothers reunited 74 years after WWII death at NormandyAmerican twin brothers killed in World War II are reunited 74 years after their deaths at a cemetery in Normandy
The Associated Press1 hour ago
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, right, gets into a car after he visited North Korean Embassy in Beijing Wednesday, June 20, 2018. Kim is in Beijing on his third visit to China this year, underscoring the major improvement in relations between the communist neighbors. (Madoka Ikegami/Kyodo News via AP)
Kim leaves China as S. Korea urges 'concrete' plan on nukesSouth Korea's president has urged North Korea to present a plan with concrete steps toward denuclearization, raising the pressure on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during his visit to Beijing
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Eritrea sending delegation to rival Ethiopia for peace talksEritrea sends 1st delegation to rival Ethiopia since 1998 for peace talks; 'positive signals'
The Associated Press1 hour ago
UK panel finds 450 lives shortened by hospital's opioid useA British panel has found at least 450 had their lives shortened by a hospital's institutionalized regime of administering opioids without medical justification
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Canada's Pot Move Makes It the 2nd Country of Its KindCanadian lawmakers have taken the final step toward legalizing recreational marijuana—and it will become official as soon as Queen Elizabeth II's representative signs off on it. A bill ending the country's 95-year prohibition on cannabis passed Canada's Senate by a vote of 52 to 29, CTV reports. After royal...
Newser2 hours ago
Israeli soldiers inspect a missile launched fro Gaza Strip inside a kibbutz in Israel near the border with Gaza, Wednesday, June 20, 2018. Israel's military says its warplanes have struck some 25 Hamas positions in Gaza after Palestinian militants fired dozens of rockets and mortars at southern communities. The fire came hours after the military said it struck Hamas infrastructure in response to "arson balloons" launched from Gaza into Israel. (AP Photo/Tsafrir Abayov)
Israel strikes Hamas after heavy rocket attacks from GazaIsrael's military says its warplanes have struck some 25 Hamas positions in Gaza after Palestinian militants fired dozens of rockets and mortars at southern communities
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this Jan. 2, 2018, file photo, United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley speaks to reporters at United Nations headquarters. Haley says the U.S. is withdrawing from UN Human Rights Council, calling it 'not worthy of its name.' (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
UN Human Rights Council back to work with US seats emptyThe United Nations' Human Rights Council returned to business as usual Wednesday despite the U.S. pulling out _ what one Western diplomat called a "big bang"_ a day earlier
The Associated Press2 hours ago
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