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Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak arrives at Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) Office in Putrajaya, Malaysia, Tuesday, May 22, 2018. Najib Razak has been summoned for questioning in a money-laundering probe involving the 1MDB state investment fund. (AP Photo/Sadiq Asyraf)
May 22, 2018 - 2:12 am
PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia (AP) — Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak was interrogated Tuesday over a corruption scandal that could lead to criminal charges against him as the country's new anti-graft chief said investigations into the case were suppressed by intimidation during Najib's rule...
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In this photo provided by China's official Xinhua News Agency, a Long March-4C rocket carrying a relay satellite, named Queqiao (Magpie Bridge), is launched from southwest China's Xichang Satellite Launch Center, Monday, May 21, 2018. China has launched a relay satellite as part of a groundbreaking program to land a probe on the far side of the moon this year. The China National Space Administration said on its website that the satellite lofted into space early Monday aboard a Long March-4C rocket will facilitate communication between controllers on Earth and the Chang'e 4 mission.(Cai Yang/Xinhua via AP)
May 22, 2018 - 2:01 am
BEIJING (AP) — China's ambition to soft-land a spacecraft on the far side of the moon later this year faces considerable challenges, but if successful would propel the country's space program to the forefront of one of the most important areas of lunar exploration, experts say. China hopes to be...
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Sony Corp. President Kenichiro Yoshida speaks as characters from Peanuts are shown at a press conference at the company's headquarters Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Tokyo. Electronics and entertainment company Sony Corp. is investing 1 trillion yen ($9 billion) mostly in image sensors over the next three years. Sony Corp. said last week that it is buying a stake in Peanuts Holdings, the company behind Snoopy and Charlie Brown. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
May 22, 2018 - 1:32 am
TOKYO (AP) — Electronics and entertainment company Sony Corp. said Tuesday it plans to invest 1 trillion yen ($9 billion) mostly in image sensors over the next three years, under a revamped strategy to strengthen both hardware and creative content. Sony also plans to buy for $2.3 billion a 60...
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An investor monitors stock prices at a brokerage in Beijing, China, Tuesday, May 22, 2018. Asian markets were mostly lower Tuesday after Wall Street gained as Italy moved toward forming a euroskeptic-led government. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
May 22, 2018 - 1:26 am
BEIJING (AP) — Asian markets were mostly lower Tuesday after Wall Street gained as Italy moved toward forming a euroskeptic-led government. KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index declined 0.4 percent to 3,201.11 and Tokyo's Nikkei 225 shed 0.1 percent to 22,979.20. Sydney's S&P-ASX 200...
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In this photo provided by China's official Xinhua News Agency, a Long March-4C rocket carrying a relay satellite, named Queqiao (Magpie Bridge), is launched from southwest China's Xichang Satellite Launch Center, Monday, May 21, 2018. China has launched a relay satellite as part of a groundbreaking program to land a probe on the far side of the moon this year. The China National Space Administration said on its website that the satellite lofted into space early Monday aboard a Long March-4C rocket will facilitate communication between controllers on Earth and the Chang'e 4 mission.(Cai Yang/Xinhua via AP)
May 22, 2018 - 1:08 am
BEIJING (AP) — Experts say China's ambition to soft-land a spacecraft on the far side of the moon later this year faces considerable challenges but if successful, would put its space program in the forefront of one of the most important areas of lunar exploration. China hopes to be the first...
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A man watches as Mount Merapi spews volcanic smoke in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, Tuesday, May 22, 2018. Indonesian authorities raised the alert for the country's most volatile volcano, located on the densely populated island of Java, and ordered people within 3 kilometers (2 miles) to evacuate. (AP Photo/Slamet Riyadi)
May 22, 2018 - 12:44 am
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian authorities raised the alert for the volatile Mount Merapi volcano on the densely populated island of Java and ordered people within 3 kilometers (2 miles) to evacuate. Merapi has erupted four times since Monday, sending out a 3,500 meter (11,483 feet) column of...
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This April 20, 2018, satellite image provided by DigitalGlobe shows the nuclear test site in Punggye-ri, North Korea. Foreign journalists will journey into the mountains of North Korea this week to observe the closing of the country’s nuclear test site, a display of goodwill ahead of leader Kim Jong Un’s planned summit with President Donald Trump. Satellite Image ©2018 DigitalGlobe, a Maxar company via AP)
May 22, 2018 - 12:37 am
WONSAN, North Korea (AP) — A small group of foreign journalists arrived in North Korea on Tuesday to cover the dismantling of the country's nuclear test site later this week, but without South Korean media initially also scheduled to participate. Pyongyang is allowing the limited access to the site...
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This April 20, 2018, satellite image provided by DigitalGlobe shows the nuclear test site in Punggye-ri, North Korea. Foreign journalists will journey into the mountains of North Korea this week to observe the closing of the country’s nuclear test site, a display of goodwill ahead of leader Kim Jong Un’s planned summit with President Donald Trump. Satellite Image ©2018 DigitalGlobe, a Maxar company via AP)
May 22, 2018 - 12:01 am
WONSAN, North Korea (AP) — A small group of foreign journalists arrived in North Korea on Tuesday to cover the dismantling of the country's nuclear test site later this week, but without South Korean media initially also scheduled to participate. Pyongyang is allowing the limited access to the site...
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This April 20, 2018, satellite image provided by DigitalGlobe shows the nuclear test site in Punggye-ri, North Korea. Foreign journalists will journey into the mountains of North Korea this week to observe the closing of the country’s nuclear test site, a display of goodwill ahead of leader Kim Jong Un’s planned summit with President Donald Trump. Satellite Image ©2018 DigitalGlobe, a Maxar company via AP)
May 21, 2018 - 11:29 pm
WONSAN, North Korea (AP) — Foreign journalists have arrived in North Korea to cover the dismantling of the country's nuclear test site later this week. South Korean media initially scheduled to join were not allowed onto Tuesday's charter flight from Beijing. Pyongyang is allowing the small media...
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May 21, 2018 - 10:02 pm
PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia (AP) — Former Prime Minister Najib Razak has arrived at the office of Malaysia's anti-graft agency for questioning over a corruption scandal that could lead to criminal charges against him. He was summoned to meet with investigators nearly two weeks after the defeat of his long-...
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