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Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam pauses as she speaks during a press conference at the Legislative Council in Hong Kong, Tuesday, June 18, 2019. Hong Kong leader apologizes for her handling of unpopular extradition bill, says the city needs hope. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
Hong Kong protesters slam leader's apology, demand she quitHong Kong pro-democracy activists reject leader's apology, demand she quit
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Pakistani army helicopter saves 6 climbers hit by avalanchePakistani army helicopter rescues 4 Italian, 2 Pakistani climbers trapped by avalanche
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Overloaded boat capsizes in Indonesia, at least 17 deadIndonesian police say an overloaded passenger boat has capsized off the main island of Java, killing at least 17 people and leaving four others missing
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Photographers aim at Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam speak on stage during a press conference at the Legislative Council in Hong Kong, Tuesday, June 18, 2019. Lam apologized Tuesday for an unpopular extradition bill that drew massive protests and indicated that it will not be revived during the current legislative session. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
The Latest: Pro-democracy HK lawmakers reject apologyHong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers aren't satisfied with leader Carrie Lam's public apology for how the government handled a highly unpopular extradition bill
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A woman walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Tuesday, June 18, 2019. Stocks in Asia mostly advanced Tuesday ahead of interest rate decisions by the U.S. Federal Reserve and other central banks. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
World shares rise after ECB says rate cuts possibleWorld markets advance on hopes that European Central Bank will cut rates, provide more stimulus
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Car bomb targets Indian army vehicle in Kashmir, 2 killedThe Indian army says two soldiers were killed in a car bombing that targeted an armored vehicle in disputed Kashmir
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Packs of Canadian pork are displayed for sale at a supermarket in Beijing, Tuesday, June 18, 2019. China will halt imports from a Canadian company after food safety issues were detected in one batch of pork, the Xinhua state news agency reported Tuesday, a move likely to fuel further speculation that China is retaliating against Canada after it arrested a Chinese tech executive. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
China suspends imports from Canadian pork companyChinese state media say the country will halt imports from a Canadian pork company after food safety issues were detected in one batch
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The Latest: Helicopter saves 6 climbers in Pakistan's northThe Latest: A Pakistani mountaineering official says an army helicopter has rescued four Italian and two Pakistani climbers stranded after an avalanche in the country's north
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Pakistani official says army helicopter has rescued 4 Italian and 2 Pakistani climbers stranded after avalanche.Pakistani official says army helicopter has rescued 4 Italian and 2 Pakistani climbers stranded after avalanche.
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What China, North Korea are looking to achieve with summitChinese President Xi Jinping travels to North Korea to meet leader Kim Jong Un this week looking to strengthen their sometimes shaky bond at a time when both are locked in dispute with the United States _ Xi over trade and Kim over nuclear weapons
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In this photo released by Xinhua News Agency, medical staff tend to a wounded at a local hospital in the aftermath of an earthquake in Changning County of Yibin City, southwest China's Sichuan Province, early Tuesday, June 18, 2019. The strong earthquake that hit Sichuan province in southern China late Monday night killed and injured some, officials and news reports said. (Wan Min/Xinhua via AP)
Rescue efforts underway after China quake kills at least 12Rescue efforts are underway after an earthquake in southwestern China left 12 people dead and 135 others injured
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Hong Kong leader says she intends to finish out her term over next 3 years, regain public trust.Hong Kong leader says she intends to finish out her term over next 3 years, regain public trust.
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Hong Kong's leader says she won't revive work on contentious extradition bill unless it can be done "well."Hong Kong's leader says she won't revive work on contentious extradition bill unless it can be done "well."
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Hong Kong leader apologizes for her handling of unpopular extradition bill, says city needs hope.Hong Kong leader apologizes for her handling of unpopular extradition bill, says city needs hope.
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Kazakh police detain demonstrators during an anti-government protest during the presidential elections in Almaty, Kazakhstan, Sunday, June 9, 2019. Voters in Kazakhstan are choosing a successor to the president who had led the Central Asian country since independence from the Soviet Union, with a longtime loyalist expected to win easily. (AP Photo)
Kazakhstan updates tally of protest arrests to nearly 4,000Kazakhstan's interior minister has updated the tally of arrests during protests before and after the presidential election earlier this month to nearly 4,000 people
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