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    Turkey seizes bank associated with US-based Muslim cleric

    05/30/2015 02:56 AM EDT
    ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's banking regulator says a state fund has seized a bank associated with a movement led by the U. 
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    Pashtuns refuse to bury dead from Pakistan bus hijackings
    05/30/2015 02:51 AM EDT - QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Hundreds of Pashtuns are protesting in Pakistan after deadly bus hijackings that killed 19 people, saying they refuse to bury their dead until the government offers them protection. Full Story

    15 wounded in 2 explosions in restive southern Philippines
    05/30/2015 03:07 AM EDT - MANILA, Philippines (AP) — At least 15 people have been wounded in two separate blasts that hit a police camp in a restive southern Philippine province where Muslim militants operate, police said Saturday. Full Story

    North Korean ex-POWs hope to return home before they die
    05/30/2015 03:16 AM EDT - SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — After the Korean War ended in 1953, Kim Myeong Bok and 75 other North Korean prisoners of war detained in South Korea opted to live abroad rather than risk hostile welcomes in either half of their homeland. Full Story

    Pakistan launches hunt for bus hijackers who killed 19
    05/30/2015 01:37 AM EDT - QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani security forces launched a major operation before dawn Saturday to hunt down gunmen who hijacked two buses and killed at least 19 passengers in the country's southwest, officials said. Full Story

    Gunmen hijack buses in Pakistan, battle with security forces, 19 passengers killed
    05/29/2015 03:36 PM EDT - QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Gunmen hijack buses in Pakistan, battle with security forces, 19 passengers killed. Full Story

    No 'miracle' solution at Asian migrant crisis meeting
    05/29/2015 09:37 PM EDT - BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand hosted a meeting of 17 countries Friday to address an alarming rise in the number of boat people in Southeast Asian waters. Full Story

    Syrian militants advance after seizing government stronghold
    05/29/2015 12:37 PM EDT - BEIRUT (AP) — Activists say militants led by al-Qaida's branch in Syria are advancing in the northwestern province of Idlib after capturing a government stronghold. Full Story

    Japan, EU agree to step up defense, economic ties
    05/29/2015 09:07 AM EDT - TOKYO (AP) — Japanese and European leaders agreed Friday to step up defense and economic ties, and expressed concern about rising tensions in the South China Sea. Full Story

    Image of Asia: Sleeping outside to beat the heat
    05/29/2015 08:17 AM EDT - In this photo by Tsering Topgyal, a family sleeps on the roof of a house to beat the heat in New Delhi. Full Story

    (Elise Amendola/AP)
    Officials say those Boston snow piles are even more vile

    BOSTON (AP) — It's disgusting enough to put you off snow cones for the rest of the summer. A Boston public works official says the towering piles of filthy snow left over from the city's record-setting winter are even more grotesque than most people can imagine. Full Story
    (Matthew Mead — The Associated Press)
    A cure for dry chicken

    This is the chicken breast recipe you've been searching for. Because it will taste nothing like those flavorless, dry breasts you've grown to tolerate. Full Story
    (RJ Sangosti/AP)
    The Latest: Holmes says depression drove him to kill

    4:30 p.m. (MDT) James Holmes says he was driven to plot a mass killing out of depression. In a videotape that jurors in the Colorado theater shooting watched Friday, Holmes tells a state-appointed psychiatrist he transferred suicidal feelings to homicidal thoughts because he was catatonic with depression after breaking up with a Full Story