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Malaysia requests Interpol alert on four North Koreans over airport murder2/23/2017 6:06:54 AMKUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia has requested Interpol to put an alert out to apprehend four North Korean suspects in the murder of Kim Jong Nam, Malaysia's police chief Khalid Abu Bakar said on Thursday.Deportation spat overshadows Trump envoys' talks with angry Mexico2/23/2017 6:04:34 AMMEXICO CITY - A bid by U.S. President Donald Trump to deport non-Mexican illegal migrants to Mexico that has enraged Mexicans will top the agenda when officials from both countries meet on Thursday amid a deepening rift between the two nations.Iraqi security forces storm Mosul airport: state TV2/23/2017 6:31:16 AMBAGHDAD - U.S.-backed Iraqi security forces closing in on the Islamic State-held western half of Mosul stormed the city's main airport and a nearby military base on Thursday, state television said.Thai court reduces magazine royal insult sentence2/23/2017 4:40:03 AMBANGKOK - Thailand's Supreme Court on Thursday reduced the sentence of a prominent former magazine editor who had been jailed for 10 years for insulting the country's monarchy, a legal group said.China promised Philippines will not build in disputed shoal: Philippines' FM2/23/2017 7:01:15 AMMANILA - Chinese President Xi Jinping promised Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte that Beijing will not build structures on a rocky outcrop in the South China Sea, Philippine Foreign Minister Perfecto Yasay said on Thursday.Factory fire sends plume of smoke high into Sydney sky2/23/2017 2:43:16 AMSYDNEY - A thick plume of black smoke rose above the Sydney skyline on Thursday as scores of firefighters battled a huge blaze at a recycling plant in the western suburbs of Australia's largest city.Trudeau defends move to give U.S. agents more powers in Canada2/22/2017 11:51:55 PMOTTAWA - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday defended plans to give more powers to U.S. border agents stationed in Canada, saying travelers would at all times be protected by domestic laws.Chinese military veterans stage protests in central Beijing over pensions2/23/2017 6:12:45 AMBEIJING - Chinese military veterans have demonstrated in central Beijing for two days, demanding unpaid retirement benefits in a fresh wave of protests highlighting China's challenge in managing demobilized troops.Le Pen increases first round lead in French election: poll2/23/2017 3:03:33 AMPARIS - French far right leader Marine Le Pen has increased her lead in the first round of France's presidential election, though she is still seen being beaten by a wide margin in the runoff, a BVA-Salesforce poll published on Thursday showed.Cuba says it foiled plot to destabilize country, slams dissidents and OAS2/23/2017 3:40:44 AMHAVANA - Communist-ruled Cuba on Wednesday said it had foiled a serious plot aiming to destabilize the country by preventing the chief of the Organization of American States traveling to the island to attend an award ceremony organized by dissidents.