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TSA officers buy shirt for boy travelling to Denver

NEW YORK — Transportation Security Administration officers in New York bought a shirt for a shirtless boy who was travelling to Denver.
Candidate: Elections key to countering Afghan conservatism

Candidate: Elections key to countering Afghan conservatism

MAIDAN SHAHR, Afghanistan — Hameeda Danesh was locked away at age 13 and beaten daily for six months by uncles who abhorred the thought of her attending school.
UK prime minister: Post-Brexit transition could be extended

UK prime minister: Post-Brexit transition could be extended

BRUSSELS — British Prime Minister Theresa May said Thursday she is considering a European Union proposal that would keep Britain bound to the bloc's rules for more than two years after it leaves, and idea that angers her pro-Brexit critics in the U.
Critics slam Seoul for denying refugee status to Yemenis

Critics slam Seoul for denying refugee status to Yemenis

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — South Korean progressives on Thursday accused the government of caving into xenophobic sentiment by rejecting a plea for refugee status by hundreds of asylum seekers from war-ravaged Yemen whose arrival on a resort island
EU moves to tighten borders, boost Africa ties on migrants

EU moves to tighten borders, boost Africa ties on migrants

BRUSSELS — European Union leaders were set Thursday to push ahead with plans to boost co-operation with North African countries and beef up the bloc's borders in an effort to stop migrants entering Europe.
Peru's president soars as he channels anger over corruption

Peru's president soars as he channels anger over corruption

CALEMAR, Peru — Martin Vizcarra stepped down from a military helicopter into a small Peruvian jungle village where no president had ventured before.
Indonesia drops disinfectant on quake-obliterated villages

Indonesia drops disinfectant on quake-obliterated villages

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Helicopters are dropping disinfectant on neighbourhoods in the earthquake- and tsunami-stricken city of Palu to reduce disease risks from the thousands of victims believed buried in obliterated communities, Indonesia's disaster a
Food, water, ride: Guatemalans aid Honduran caravan migrants

Food, water, ride: Guatemalans aid Honduran caravan migrants

ZACAPA, Guatemala — Sweaty, sunburned and exhausted, Jonathan Zuniga had been carrying his 1-year-old baby in his arms for five hours when help arrived unexpectedly from a local woman who offered him a used baby carriage.
Indian gov't minister resigns, denies sex harassment claims

Indian gov't minister resigns, denies sex harassment claims

NEW DELHI — M.J.
Ex-USA Gymnastics head indicted in Texas on tampering charge

Ex-USA Gymnastics head indicted in Texas on tampering charge

HUNTSVILLE, Texas — Former USA Gymnastics president Steve Penny was arrested Wednesday after a Texas grand jury indicted him, alleging he tampered with evidence in the sexual assault investigation of now-imprisoned gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar.