• Nepal officials doubtful about 4 bodies reported on Everest

    KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepalese officials are casting doubt on the reported discovery of four bodies at the highest camp on Mount Everest.

  • President orders thorough probe of Indonesia suicide attacks

    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia’s president ordered a thorough investigation Thursday of twin suicide bombings that targeted police, killing three officers, in the deadliest attack by suspected militants in the capital in a year.

  • Controversial IVF doctor gives hope to older Indian women

    ELLENABAD, India (AP) — To see Manjeet Kaur around her little daughter is to see joy at its purest.

  • Controversial IVF doctor gives hope to older Indian women

    ELLENABAD, India (AP) — To see Manjeet Kaur around her little daughter is to see joy at its purest.

  • Woods feeling no pain, wants to compete again _ in time

    JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — Tiger Woods said he had fusion surgery on his back because he could no longer tolerate the pain, and that he wants to get back on the PGA Tour.

  • Moody’s cuts China credit rating over rising debt

    BEIJING (AP) — The Moody’s ratings agency on Wednesday cut China’s credit rating due to surging debt, prompting a protest by Beijing and highlighting challenges faced by Communist leaders as they overhaul a slowing economy.

  • Suspected suicide bomb in Jakarta kills policeman, injures 4

    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A suspected suicide bombing near a bus terminal in Indonesia’s capital Wednesday night killed a policeman and injured nine other people, including four officers, police said.

  • US stocks extend rally to fifth day as tech companies rise

    Shares in Asia are higher after an overnight advance on Wall Street spurred by the latest meeting minutes from the Federal Reserve.

  • Islamic State-linked militants besiege Philippine city

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Islamic State group-linked militants swept through a southern Philippine city, beheading a police chief, burning buildings, seizing a Catholic priest and his worshippers and raising the black flag of IS, authorities said Wednesday. President Rodrigo Duterte, who had declared martial law across the southern third of the nation, warned he may expand it nationwide.

  • Zambia, Uruguay advance at Under-20 World Cup

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Zambia and Uruguay advanced to the knockout stage of the Under-20 World Cup on Wednesday, both winning for the second time in two matches.