NEW YORK - Donald Trump had to do a bit of damage control on Thursday after repeatedly dropping Carl Icahn's name in a campaign speech and then saying most good business negotiators were "vicious, horrible, miserable human beings."
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SEOUL - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un called this week's accord between the rival Koreas "a landmark occasion" paving the way for defused military tension and improved ties, but said it was the strength of its armed forces that made the deal possible.
PARNDORF, Austria - As many as 50 corpses were found in a parked truck in Austria on Thursday, and another migrant boat sank off Libya, deepening a crisis that is overwhelming Europe and throwing up new tragedies by the day. | Video
UNITED NATIONS - Success of a new international inquiry aimed at assigning blame for chemical weapons attacks during Syria's four-year-old civil war will require full cooperation of all warring parties, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Thursday.
BOGOTA - Venezuela and Colombia each recalled their ambassadors to the other country on Thursday, amid a diplomatic crisis sparked when socialist-run Venezuela closed two border crossings and deported over a thousand Colombians.
SAN FRANCISCO - Apple Inc on Thursday invited journalists to a Sept. 9 event, where it is expected to unveil new iPhones and potentially a new version of its Apple TV set-top box.
- Reports of gunfire at Savannah State University in Georgia on Thursday forced school officials to place the campus on lockdown for several hours as police secured the area, university officials said.
TAIPEI/BEIJING - Taiwan's military on Friday urged war veterans to stay away from a victory parade in Beijing next week marking the end of World War Two, saying Nationalist forces led the war, after China announced old soldiers from Taiwan would attend the celebration.