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Malaysia says VX nerve agent used in killing of North Korean

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February 23, 2017 at 10:07 pm

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) The banned chemical weapon VX nerve agent was used to kill Kim Jong Nam, the North Korean ruler's outcast half brother who was poisoned last week at the airport in Kuala...

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The Latest: Japanese cult also used VX nerve gas

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February 23, 2017 at 9:57 pm | KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) The Latest on the investigation into the killing of Kim Jong Nam, the half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (all times local): 1...

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Asian stocks fall amid Trump trade policy fears, strong yen

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February 23, 2017 at 9:25 pm | TOKYO (AP) Asian markets slipped in muted trading Friday amid worries over U.S. trade policies that may affect regional economies. A stronger yen weighed on Japan's exporters. KEEPING SCORE: Ja...

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February 23, 2017 at 5:00 am | Malaysia says VX nerve agent used in killing of North Korean...

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Japan first lady's praise for school removed amid scandal

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February 23, 2017 at 6:39 pm | TOKYO (AP) The Japanese first lady's endorsement of a private elementary school run by a man with ultra-nationalistic views has been removed from the school's website amid an escalating controversy...

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Leading critic of Philippine leader arrested on drug charges

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February 23, 2017 at 6:22 pm | MANILA, Philippines (AP) A Philippine opposition senator and leading critic of President Rodrigo Duterte's deadly anti-drug crackdown was arrested Friday on drug charges but professed her innocence...

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Police say the half brother of North Korea's leader who was killed in a Malaysian airport had nerve agent on his face

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February 23, 2017 at 5:44 pm | KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) Police say the half brother of North Korea's leader who was killed in a Malaysian airport had nerve agent on his face. ...

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For Venezuelan skier, Finnish slopes prove mighty challenge

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February 23, 2017 at 5:23 pm | CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) For a Venezuelan skier who had only trained on wheels beneath a bright sun, the slopes of Finland proved a mighty challenge. Adrian Solano wobbled nervously backward as ...

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Iraq retakes Mosul airport amid cautious advances against IS

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February 23, 2017 at 2:25 pm | SOUTH OF MOSUL, Iraq (AP) Closely supported by the U.S.-led international coalition, Iraqi forces secured a series of cautious advances on Thursday, pushing into a sprawling military base outside o...

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