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Congolese President Joseph Kabila is accused of slow-walking the election process to keep his hold on power. (Associated Press/File)

Congo tensions rise as Kabila government postpones presidential vote 29 minutes ago





Former Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra could be imprisoned for 10 years for "negligence" when the Supreme Court renders its verdict next week. (Associated Press/File)

Ousted president’s legal fate looms large for Thailand’s future





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Rescue workers carry the body of a victim from the site of a mudslide in Regent, east of Freetown, Sierra Leone, Monday, Aug. 14, 2017. Mudslides and torrential flooding has killed many people in and around Sierra Leone's capital early Monday following heavy rains, with many victims thought to be trapped in homes buried under tons of mud. (AP Photo/ Manika Kamara)

More than 300 dead, 600 missing in Sierra Leone mudslides

- Associated Press

In this July 21, 2017 photo, waiters pour craft beer at the Rule Taproom pub in Moscow, Russia. Pint by frothy pint, a hoppy revolution is brewing in Russia. A new generation of craft beer brewers began sprouting in the vodka capital of the world as foreign beers got too expensive and beer-drinkers started looking for alternatives to mass-produced lagers. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)

Craft beer surge slaking thirst for brewskis

- The Washington Times

Security forces stands guard outside the site of a restaurant attacked in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, Monday, Aug. 14, 2017. The death toll is still rising and authorities said many of the victims were children dining with their families on Sunday night. (AP Photo/ Ahmed Yempabou Ouoba)

18 killed in suspected jihadi attack at restaurant

- The Washington Times



welcoming: Some of Saudi Arabia's Red Sea beaches will become a playground for Western tourists. The kingdom is planning to build a semi-autonomous luxury travel destination along the coast that visitors can reach without visas. Among the planned attractions for adventure-seekers are diving and a nature reserve. (Associated Press)

Saudi Arabia hopes to attract Western tourists

- The Washington Times




Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford reviews a Chinese honor guard during a welcome ceremony at the Bayi Building in Beijing, Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, Pool)

Top US military officer notes ‘difficult issues’ with China

- Associated Press



FILE - In the May 2, 2017 file photo, a TV screen shows images of U.S. President Donald Trump, left, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during a news program at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea. Tensions between the United States and North Korea tend to flare up suddenly and then fade away almost as quickly, but the latest escalation won't likely go away quite so easily. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)

China tells US, North Korea to ‘hit the brakes’ on threats

- Associated Press




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