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Ten sailors missing after U.S. warship collides with tanker near Singapore

SINGAPORE/WASHINGTON Ten sailors are missing after a U.S. warship collided with an oil tanker east of Singapore on Monday, the U.S. Navy said, the second accident involving U.S. Navy destroyers in Asian waters in little more than two months.

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U.S. Navy says USS John S. McCain sailing to port under own power

SINGAPORE A U.S. warship damaged after colliding with a merchant vessel east of Singapore on Monday is sailing under its own power and heading to port, the U.S. Navy said.

U.S. 9:24pm EDT

Sudanese children of Islamic State militants released in Libya

MISRATA, Libya Four children from Sudan whose parents are believed to have been killed fighting for Islamic State in the Libyan city of Sirte last year were handed over to the Sudanese consul on Sunday for return to their country.

Libya 6:47pm EDT

Don't like our rules? Then leave, China newspaper says after journal censored

SHANGHAI The censorship in China of hundreds of academic papers from a prominent journal will have little impact because readership is so small, but if Western institutions don't like the way things are done in China they can leave, the state-run Global Times newspaper said in an editorial on Monday.

China 10:14pm EDT

Tens of thousands protest in Hong Kong over jailing of democracy activists

HONG KONG Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday to protest against the jailing of three young democracy activists, with many questioning the independence of the Chinese-ruled city's judiciary.

8:49pm EDT

Nearly 500 dead pulled from Sierra Leone mudslide: coroner

FREETOWN Rescue workers have unearthed 499 dead bodies since last week's devastating landslide near the Sierra Leone capital Freetown, the city's chief coroner told Reuters on Sunday.

Environment, Africa 2:35pm EDT

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