Arrest of U.S. nurse becomes iconic photo 1:00 am, July 13, 2016

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  • Arrest of U.S. nurse becomes iconic photo

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  • Hague rejects Beijing South China Sea claims

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  • Hachiko forever? South Korea’s dog cloning clinic

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  • Plastic buckets shine light on Hanoi’s poor

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