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Wayne Independent - Honesdale, PA
Updated Jul 24, 2016 at 12:52 AM

VIENTIANE, Laos (AP) " For 49 years, the unity of Southeast Asia's main grouping has hinged on its founding principle: decisions by consensus. But that cardinal rule is now proving to be the biggest headache for its members, who began important meetings this weekend deeply divided on how to deal with China's territorial expansion in the South China Sea. The foreign ministers of the 10 members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations gather Sunday for talks that are expected to...

Updated at 12:14 AM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) " Ready or not, the Rio Olympics are opening their doors. The Games begin in just over two weeks, but the Athletes Village opens officially on Sunday, meaning 10,500 athletes and another 7,000 staff members will start...

Updated at 12:14 AM

SAO PAULO, Brazil (AP) " A man was wrestled to the ground and detained after he tried to steal the Olympic torch as it passed through the Brazilian town of Guarulhos. In the video on news portal G1, the unidentified man is seen trying to...

Updated at 2:12 AM

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) " The Baton Rouge sheriff's deputy killed last Sunday ran to help another officer when he could have stayed safe in the convenience store where he was working off-duty, a minister said at his funeral Saturday. "It's a...

Updated at 2:11 AM

PHILADELPHIA (AP) " The role of superdelegates could be significantly reduced in future Democratic presidential primaries under a compromise deal struck at the Democratic National Convention rules committee Saturday. Efforts by Bernie...

Updated at 1:34 AM

NEW YORK (AP) " The WNBA is withdrawing its fines for teams and players that showed support of citizens and police involved in recent shootings by wearing black warmup shirts before and during games. WNBA President Lisa Borders said in a...

Updated at 1:18 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The Latest on the 2016 presidential campaign (all times EDT): 9:15 p.m. The role of superdelegates could be significantly reduced in future Democratic presidential primaries under a compromise deal struck at the...

Updated at 11:59 PM

One mega-villain wasn't enough to take down DC's Legends of...

Updated at 11:34 PM

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) " The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing on a peaceful protest in the Afghan capital on Saturday that killed at least 80 people and wounded more than 200, marking the first time the...

Updated at 10:26 PM

LOS ANGELES (AP) " Wildfires burned out of control Saturday in mountains north of Los Angeles and near Big Sur on California's scenic Central Coast, posing a threat to 2,000 homes and a sanctuary for exotic animals which was being evacuated,...

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