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3D gun advocate accused of sex with minor freed on bondThe owner of a Texas company that sells plans to make untraceable 3-D printed guns is free on bond after being accused by authorities of having sex with an underage girl
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FILE - In this April 19, 2018 file photo, New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern sips on a drink as she delivers a speech at a dinner hosted by Queen Elizabeth II, during the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting at Buckingham Palace in London.  Ardern is visiting New York this week for the U.N. General Assembly, and while she is admired abroad by many people, she is facing political hurdles at home. (Toby Melville/Pool Photo via AP, File)
Admired abroad, New Zealand leader faces hurdles at homeNew Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is visiting New York this week for the U.N. General Assembly and has announced a number of high-profile media interviews she'll be doing
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Charles Kao, Nobel-winning optical fiber pioneer, dies at 84Charles K. Kao, a Nobel Prize-winning pioneer in optical fiber technology, dies at age 84
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Indonesian teenager rescued after drifting 49 days at seaAn Indonesian teenager has survived 49 days adrift at sea after the floating wooden fish trap he was employed to mind slipped its moorings
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AP Photos: The Maldives opposition's surprise election winAP Photos: The Maldives opposition's surprise election win
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Maldivian watch a live telecast of statement delivered by president Yameen Abdul Gayoom at a cafe in Male, Maldives, Monday, Sept. 24, 2018. Opposition candidate Ibrahim Mohamed Solih declared victory early Monday in the Maldives' contentious presidential election, which was widely seen as a referendum on the island nation's young democracy. Famed for its sandy white beaches and luxury resorts, the nation of islands and atolls in the southern Indian Ocean has seen economic growth and longer life expectancy under strongman President Yameen Abdul Gayoom, according to the World Bank. But democratic freedoms have been curtailed. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena)
Maldives' president concedes loss to opposition candidateMaldives strongman President Yameen Abdul Gayoom has conceded he lost Sunday's election to his challenger, longtime lawmaker Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, in a speech broadcast live on television
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In this photo provided by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority on Monday, Sept. 24, 2018, the distressed yacht, Thuriya, with Indian sailor Abhilash Tomy on board, floats in the southern Indian Ocean. Tomy was injured and his yacht lost its mast in a storm on Friday. (AMSA via AP)
French boat rescues injured Indian sailor from yachtIndian authorities say a French ship has rescued an Indian sailor who was injured in the remote southern Indian Ocean during a round-the-world solo yacht race
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Thai junta leader interested in staying in politicsThe head of Thailand's military government has declared he is "interested" in participating in politics, in a new indication he may seek to remain in office after elections scheduled for early next year
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In this Sept. 11, 2018, photo, people walk by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo. Shares have fallen in Asia after China rebuffed a plan for talks with the U.S. on resolving their dispute over trade and technology. Shares fell in Hong Kong, India and Australia, while markets in Japan, South Korea and elsewhere were closed Monday, Sept. 24, for national holidays. The slow start to the week followed a mixed close Friday on Wall Street, where an afternoon sell-off erased modest gains for the S&P 500 that had the benchmark index on track to eke out its own record high for much of the day.(AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
World stocks fall on reports China-US trade talks put offGlobal stock markets are down after China reportedly rebuffed a plan for talks with the U.S. on resolving their dispute over trade and technology.
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5 suspected rebels, India soldier killed in Kashmir fightingThe Indian army says five suspected militants and a soldier have been killed in fighting near the highly militarized de facto frontier that divides the disputed region of Kashmir between India and Pakistan
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Maldives' opposition presidential candidate Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, left, and his running mate, Faisal Naseem, leave after addressing media in Male, Maldives, Monday, Sept. 24, 2018. A longtime but little-known lawmaker, Solih declared victory at his party's campaign headquarters in a contentious election widely seen as a referendum on the island nation's young democracy. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena)
Calm opposition leader wins Maldives presidency amid stormCalm opposition leader Ibrahim Mohamed Solih wins Maldives presidency amid storm
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In this Aug. 14, 2018, photo, Andy Chan, founder of the Hong Kong National Party, speaks during a luncheon at the Foreign Correspondents Club in Hong Kong. Authorities in Hong Kong have taken an unprecedented step against separatist voices by banning a political party that advocates independence for the southern Chinese territory on national security grounds. Hong Kong’s secretary for security, John Lee, announced Monday, Sept. 24, that the Hong Kong National Party will be prohibited from operation. (Paul Yeung/Pool Photo via AP)
In a first, Hong Kong bans pro-independence political partyHong Kong takes an unprecedented step against separatist voices by banning a pro-independence political party on national security grounds
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Supporters of Maldives' opposition presidential candidate Ibrahim Mohamed Solih celebrate their victory in Male, Maldives, Monday, Sept. 24, 2018. A longtime but little-known lawmaker Solih declared victory at his party's campaign headquarters in the capital city Male in a contentious election widely seen as a referendum on the island nation's young democracy.(AP Photo/Mohamed Sharuhaan )
The Latest: Maldives' president concedes election lossThe Maldives' strongman President Yameen Abdul Gayoom has conceded he lost Sunday's election to his challenger
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Maldives' president concedes opposition won Sunday's election and says on state TV, "I know I have to step down now."Maldives' president concedes opposition won Sunday's election and says on state TV, "I know I have to step down now."
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Maldives Election Commission says provisional results show opposition's Ibrahim Mohamed Solih winning presidential voteMaldives Election Commission says provisional results show opposition's Ibrahim Mohamed Solih winning presidential vote
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