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North Korean rocket puts object into space, angers neighbors, U.S.

SEOUL/UNITED NATIONS North Korea launched a long-range rocket carrying what it called a satellite, drawing renewed international condemnation just weeks after it carried out a nuclear bomb test. | Video

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North Korean patrol boat crosses to South, retreats after warning shots

SEOUL A North Korean patrol boat crossed into South Korean waters early on Monday and retreated after the South Korean navy fired warning shots, a South Korean military official said.

8:40pm EST

To protect Chinese investment, Pakistan military leaves little to chance

GWADAR, Pakistan A heavy police presence, guarded convoys, new checkpoints and troop reinforcements have turned parts of the southern port city of Gwadar into a fortress, as Pakistan's powerful military seeks to protect billions of dollars of Chinese investment.

8:39pm EST

Exclusive: Zika virus discourages many Americans from Latin America travel

The rapidly spreading Zika virus is discouraging many Americans from traveling to Latin America and the Caribbean, with 41 percent of those aware of the disease saying they are less likely to take such a trip, a Reuters/Ipsos poll shows.

U.S., Health 8:15am EST

Chilean alleges sex abuse cover-up, asks pope to sack bishop

VATICAN CITY A man who says he was sexually abused by a priest on Sunday delivered two letters addressed to Pope Francis from Chilean Catholics asking him to remove a Chilean bishop accused of protecting a notorious pedophile.

Pope 2:54pm EST

Hollande, Merkel stress migrant crisis needs EU solution

STRASBOURG German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande stressed on Sunday the migrant crisis, which brought more than a million people to the European Union last year, needs an EU-level solution.

Migrant Crisis 4:27pm EST

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