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YANGON, Myanmar (AP) " A powerful earthquake shook central Myanmar on Wednesday, damaging nearly a hundred ancient Buddhist pagodas in the former capital of Bagan, a major tourist attraction, officials said. The U.S. Geological Survey said the magnitude 6.8 quake was centered about 25 kilometers (15 miles) west of Chauk, an area west of Bagan. It was located fairly far below the Earth's surface at a depth of about 84 kilometers (52 miles), it said. Deep earthquakes generally cause less...

Updated at 1:23 PM

TORONTO (AP) " Canada's national police force recently permitted its women officers to wear the hijab. Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale's spokesman said Wednesday the Commissioner of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police recently approved...

Updated at 1:23 PM

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) " Zimbabwe police have fired tear gas, water cannons and gunshots to stop hundreds of youths protesting against police brutality in the capital, Harare. Police and protesters fought running battles downtown Wednesday.

Updated at 1:00 PM

NEW YORK (AP) " U.S. swimmer James Feigen apologized for the "serious distraction" he and three teammates caused at a gas station during the Rio Olympics, saying he omitted facts in his statement to police. "I omitted the facts that we...

Updated at 12:50 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT): 9:40 a.m. Ohio's elections chief has cleared the way for Libertarian presidential nominee Gary Johnson to appear on fall ballots in the critical swing...

Updated at 11:59 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Nearly two-thirds of this year's high school graduates took the ACT college entrance exam, and their scores suggest that many remain unprepared for the rigors of college-level coursework. The testing company said Wednesday...

Updated at 11:54 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Donald Trump's new line on immigration " "fair, but firm" " is leaving both Republicans and Democrats with the same question: Is the famously hard-line GOP nominee softening his approach? His campaign insists his position...

Updated at 11:35 AM

NEW YORK (AP) " U.S. swimmer James Feigen apologized for the "serious distraction" he and three teammates caused at a gas station during the Rio Olympics, saying he omitted facts in his statement to police. Feigen says in a statement posted...

Updated at 11:27 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " More than half the people outside the government who met with Hillary Clinton while she was secretary of state gave money " either personally or through companies or groups " to the Clinton Foundation. It's an extraordinary...

Updated at 11:26 AM

A magnitude 6 earthquake shook central Italy early on Wednesday, followed hours later by a magnitude 6.8 temblor in Myanmar. Here is a list of some of the world's deadliest earthquakes since 2000: ___ April 16, 2016: A magnitude 7.8...

Updated at 11:24 AM

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) " A ballistic missile fired from a North Korean submarine on Wednesday flew about 500 kilometers (310 miles), the longest distance achieved by the North for such a weapon, Seoul officials said, putting all of South Korea,...

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