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Pakistan showcases military even as tensions with India ease

Pakistan showcases military even as tensions with India ease

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan celebrated its national day on Saturday with a military parade showcasing its missiles, tanks and aircraft, even as the prime minister and his Indian counterpart exchanged goodwill messages in a sign of easing tensions between th

Reel-y! New beer can double as motion picture film developer

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Kodak says a new beer hitting the market can be used to develop its Super 8 movie film.
US-allied Syrian force declares victory over Islamic State

US-allied Syrian force declares victory over Islamic State

BAGHOUZ, Syria — U.S.
Italy, China sign memorandum deepening economic ties

Italy, China sign memorandum deepening economic ties

ROME — Italy signed a memorandum of understanding with China on Saturday in support of Beijing's "Belt and Road" initiative, which aims to weave a network of ports, bridges and power plants linking China with Africa, Europe and beyond.
Egyptian singer banned after claiming lack of free speech

Egyptian singer banned after claiming lack of free speech

CAIRO — An Egyptian singer has been banned from performing in her home country after suggesting that it does not respect free speech.
Family of slain boy visits Christchurch mosque as it reopens

Family of slain boy visits Christchurch mosque as it reopens

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand — A Jordanian prince and the family of a slain 3-year-old boy and were among those who visited a New Zealand mosque Saturday when it reopened for the first time since a terrorist killed dozens of people there.
Cyclone lashes remote Australian coast with wind, rains

Cyclone lashes remote Australian coast with wind, rains

SYDNEY, Australia — A vast and powerful cyclone made landfall Saturday along a remote stretch of the northern Australian coast, bringing fierce winds and heavy rains amid safety fears for a small number of residents who've stayed in the area.
In China, Apple's Cook says he's bullish on global economy

In China, Apple's Cook says he's bullish on global economy

BEIJING — Apple CEO Tim Cook said Saturday that he is "extremely bullish" about the global economy based on the amount of innovation underway, and urged China to continue to "open up" amid complaints from the U.S.
Navajo Nation company ends bid to buy power plant, mine

Navajo Nation company ends bid to buy power plant, mine

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — One of the largest coal-fired power plants in the West will close this year as planned after a Navajo Nation company ended its long-shot bid Friday to acquire it.

Local officials say 26 killed, 28 injured in China bus fire

BEIJING — A fire on a tour bus travelling along a highway in central China has left 26 people dead and as many as 30 injured, local authorities reported Saturday.