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at 01:48 on April 29, 2016, EDT.

Russia, China in agreement on North Korea, South China Sea

BEIJING, China - The foreign ministers of Russia and China on Friday expressed their joint opposition to the U.S. deployment of an anti-missile system in South Korea and said non-claimants should not take sides in the dispute over the South China Sea.

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at 01:44 on April 29, 2016, EDT.

Polls open in key runoff parliamentary election in Iran

TEHRAN, Iran - Iran's parliamentary runoff elections got underway Friday, a key vote to decide whether hard-liners or moderate forces backing President Hassan Rouhani will control the legislature, state media reported.

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at 01:31 on April 29, 2016, EDT.

North Korea sends another US citizen to prison

PYONGYANG, North Korea - North Korea on Friday sentenced a U.S. citizen of Korean heritage to 10 years in prison after convicting him of espionage and subversion, the second American it has put behind bars this year.

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at 01:27 on April 29, 2016, EDT.

Giant Chinese zodiac sculptures are turning heads in Boston

BOSTON - A dozen giant bronze animal heads representing the signs of the Chinese zodiac are stopping people in their tracks in downtown Boston and sparking conversations.

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at 00:57 on April 29, 2016, EDT.

The Latest: Hundreds turned away from Trump rally in OC

COSTA MESA, Calif. - The Latest on the scene outside Donald Trump's rally in Southern California (all times local):

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at 00:30 on April 29, 2016, EDT.

Japan abandons costly X-ray satellite lost in space

TOKYO - Japan's space agency has abandoned its efforts to restore the operations of a multimillion-dollar satellite that was to probe the mysteries of black holes using X-ray telescopes.

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