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Calm as Burundi truce starts after deadly protests

Saturday, 6:05 AM

A woman is treated at hospital in Burundi's capital Bujumbura on May 22, 2015 after a double grenade attack by unknown assailants on a market in the city centre that killed three peopleBurundian anti-government protesters began a two-day truce Saturday after almost a month of deadly violence triggered by the president's bid for a third term culminating in a deadly grenade attack Friday. The streets of the capital Bujumbura were calm and quiet, with some shops open and a few policemen sitting casually at junctions and roundabouts -- a marked difference to protests that have left over 20 people dead since the crisis erupted in late April, and which has included a failed coup. Late Friday, attackers hurled two grenades into a crowd at a central market in Burundi's capital, killing three people and wounding 40.


Top Asian News at 1:00 p.m. GMT

Saturday, 6:03 AM

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Saturday urged Southeast Asian nations to deal with the causes behind a growing humanitarian crisis that has forced thousands of Rohingya from Myanmar and Bangladeshi migrants to flee by sea, leaving many still stranded in boats. Ban said he has been discussing the emergency with regional leaders in Myanmar, Malaysia and Thailand, among others, and urged them to provide search and rescue operations and options for resettlement and reintegration.

Congress' familiar path: short-term solutions

Saturday, 5:45 AM

The U.S. Capitol is illuminated at night as the Senate continues to work late, Friday, May 22, 2015, on Capitol Hill. When senators left town early Saturday after approving a brief extension of the nation's highway and transit aid, they were following a well-worn path. If a program is about to expire and the two sides are stymied over what to do, Congress often keeps the program alive temporarily and revisits the problem later. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)WASHINGTON (AP) — Long is the list of problems Congress has addressed with short-term answers.


Democrats see skimpy insurance as the next health care issue

Saturday, 5:33 AM

FILE - In this Aug. 10, 2009 file photo, Karen Ignagni, president of America's Health Insurance Plans, an association representing member companies that provide medical insurance coverage speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in Washington. A different health care issue has emerged for Democrats, in sync with the party’s pitch to workers and middle-class voters. It’s not the uninsured, but the problem of high out-of-pocket costs for consumers who already have coverage. “It can’t be looked at in isolation,” said Ignagni. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — A different health care issue has emerged for Democrats, in sync with the party's pitch to workers and middle-class voters ahead of next year's elections.


Choi soldiers on in Korea, young duo close with course record

Saturday, 1:44 AM

Overnight-leader Choi Jin-ho will take a one-shot lead into the final round of the SK Telecom Open after the chasing pack closed in following course record performances by Wang Jeung-hun and Lee Soo-min on Saturday. The talented 19-year-old Wang made eight birdies and an eagle in his nine-under-par round of 63 at Incheon's Sky 72 Ocean Course, which was matched by 21-year-old South Korean compatriot Lee Soo-min. Wang's effort left him one off the lead in a tie for second with Kang Sung-hoon, who struck a third consecutive 69, with Lee a further shot back at eight-under alongside Cho Min-gyu (67). Choi, though, remained out in front after a two-under 70 on Saturday gave him a three round total of 10-under 206.

Short-handed Cavs dominate to stretch series lead over Hawks

Friday, 9:55 PM

LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers guards DeMarre Carroll of the Atlanta Hawks in Game Two of the Eastern Conference Finals during the 2015 NBA Playoffs at Philips Arena on May 22, 2015 in Atlanta, GeorgiaThe Cleveland Cavaliers barely missed injured Kyrie Irving as they cruised to a 94-82 victory over Atlanta and a commanding lead in the NBA Eastern Conference finals. Four-time NBA Most Valuable Player LeBron James fueled the win, falling one rebound shy of a triple-double with 30 points, 11 assists and nine rebounds. The Cavaliers notched their second straight victory on the Hawks' home court, holding the Eastern Conference top seeds to 41.8 percent shooting from the floor.


Verdict reached for officer over deaths in 137-shot barrage

Saturday, 5:43 AM

FILE - In this April 9, 2015, file photo, Cleveland police Officer Michael Brelo listens to testimony during his trial in Cleveland. A judge has reached a verdict in the trial of Brelo charged with voluntary manslaughter in the shooting deaths of two unarmed people in a 137-shot barrage of police gunfire. Saturday, May 23, 2015 verdict comes after four weeks of testimony in Brelo's trial in the deaths of Timothy Russell and Malissa Wiliiams in November 2012. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, Pool, File)CLEVELAND (AP) — A judge has reached a verdict in the trial of a Cleveland officer charged with voluntary manslaughter in the shooting deaths of two unarmed people in a 137-shot barrage of police gunfire.


AccuWeather: Picture Perfect This Holiday Weekend!

Saturday, 5:41 AM

AccuWeather: Picture Perfect This Holiday Weekend!Meteorologist Chris Sowers says enjoy the refreshing weekend weather while we have it because our first heat wave of the year arrives next week.


Top Android news of the week: Factory reset failures, Note 5, phone calling on the watch

Saturday, 5:00 AM

Top Android news of the week: Factory reset failures, Note 5, phone calling on the watchNews in the Android world this week had reports that Android Wear may get phone calling, Android phones got a preview version of Microsoft Office, factory resetting some phones leaves owner info, and no Galaxy Note 5 in June.


Germany's Merck expects drug division to drive growth: Euro am Sonntag

Saturday, 4:39 AM

Germany's Merck KGaA expects sales to grow by around 5 percent in its core operations over coming years, helped by its pipeline of prospective new drugs, its chief executive was quoted saying by weekly Euro am Sonntag. Merck, which makes drugs, chemicals and laboratory supplies, posted group sales of 11.3 billion euros ($12.5 billion) in 2014, up 5.5 percent from the previous year. After the $17 billion acquisition of Sigma-Aldrich Corp , expected to be wrapped up around mid-year, the group aims to focus on organic or self-generated growth, CEO Karl-Ludwig Kley told the paper, adding he expects the drug pipeline to become the group's main driver.

Two killed in grenade attack in Burundi capital

Saturday, 4:16 AM

A woman lies dead on the ground at an open-air-market, after a grenade attack by unknown people, in Burundi's capital BujumburaBUJUMBURA (Reuters) - Two people were killed when three grenades went off in a market in the Burundi capital on Friday, a Reuters witness said. The witness said at least nine people were wounded in the evening incident.