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March 23, 2017 5:05 AM Pakistani president at military parade offers talks to India

ISLAMABAD – President Mamnoon Hussain says Pakistan is ready to hold talks with India on all issues, including Kashmir, as he opened an annual military parade to mark the country's Republic Day. Chinese army also participated in Thursday's parade as a show of Beijing's strong friendship with Pakistan. Pakistan displayed nuclear-capable weapons, tanks 12

March 23, 2017 2:48 AM 5 dead in London attacks, including police officer and attacker, British police say

A knife-wielding man went on a deadly rampage in the heart of Britain's seat of power Wednesday, plowing a car into pedestrians on London's Westminster Bridge before stabbing a police officer to death inside the gates of Parliament. Five people were killed, including the assailant, and 40 others were injured in what Prime Minister Theresa May condemned 17

March 23, 2017 12:08 AM Bill de Blasio Searches for Support for ‘Mansion Tax’ in Albany

New York City mayor’s visit to state capital mocked by state Senate Republicans, virtually ignored by Gov. Andrew Cuomo ALBANY—Bill de Blasio runs the nation’s largest city, has shared the stage with Hillary Clinton and has crisscrossed the country in recent months fundraising for Democrats—but is welcomed with shrugs in Albany. The New York City mayor’s 12

March 22, 2017 10:26 PM White man traveled to New York to kill black men and ‘make a statement,’ police say

A white man from Maryland who told police he traveled to New York to kill black men turned himself in on Wednesday, about 24 hours after he fatally stabbed a man he encountered on the street, officials said. Authorities described the suspected attacker as someone who had long harbored feelings of hatred toward black men before violently acting on them this week. Police 17

March 22, 2017 9:16 PM Man in same-sex child custody case gets 3 years in prison

BUFFALO, N.Y. – A Virginia businessman convicted of helping a woman flee the country with her child in a same-sex custody fight has been sentenced in New York to three years in prison. Philip Zodhiates (zoh-dee-AH'-tehs), of Waynesboro, Virginia, was sentenced Wednesday. A federal judge in Buffalo, New York, convicted him last year of international parental 14

March 22, 2017 9:14 PM Attacker kills 3, injures 20 in vehicle and knife assault near British Parliament

LONDON — An assailant fatally stabbed a police officer at the gates to Britain’s Parliament compound Wednesday after plowing a vehicle through terrified pedestrians along a landmark bridge. The attacker was shot and killed by police, but not before claiming a total of three lives in what appeared to be Europe’s latest high-profile terrorist attack. Personal 17

March 22, 2017 7:45 PM Tencent: Raising the Bar for China’s Most Valuable Company

Internet giant’s shares have surged to make it a market-cap king, but with great size comes great expectations Whether China’s most valuable company can keep getting bigger depends on whether it can sell advertising as effectively as Facebook. So far it is progressing well, but expectations are also rising fast. Shares of Tencent have surged 41% over the past year, making 8

March 22, 2017 6:41 PM The Latest: Early loss for Rory McIlroy at Match Play

Rory McIlroy faces a tough road if he wants to advance out of his group in the Dell Technologies Match Play. Soren Kjeldsen of Denmark birdied his last four holes to beat McIlroy in a wild opening match at Austin Country Club. They halved only five of the 17 holes they played. Kjeldsen finished off the No. 2 player in the world with a tee shot into 2 feet on the par-3 17th. It was the first 13

March 22, 2017 6:36 PM Conservatives claim votes to stop GOP Obamacare repeal

A Freedom Caucus spokeswoman says more than 25 members are opposed. It takes only 22 GOP lawmakers to block the bill. House conservatives say they have the votes to bring down a Republican plan to repeal Obamacare, as more than two dozen members of the hard-line Freedom Caucus rejected President Donald Trump's entreaties to unite behind his bill. It would 10

March 22, 2017 4:10 PM Brussels Commemorates Attack Anniversary With Both Silence and Noise

Belgians of all political stripes and backgrounds united in their small, divided country on Wednesday to commiserate and remember the coordinated suicide bombings that struck Brussels one year ago, killing 32 people and injuring more than 320. The Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attacks. The first two blasts ripped through the Brussels airport 12