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A body is taken on a stretcher by mortuary service members, outside a Police station following an attack in Cornella de Llobregat near Barcelona, Spain, Monday, August 20, 2018. Police in Barcelona say they have shot a man who attacked officers with a knife at a police station in the Spanish city, saying in a tweet Monday the attack occurred just before 6 a.m. in the Cornella district of the city. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)

Spanish police shoot man dead in suspected terror attack

- Associated Press

A man pleaded to be let into a locked police station in Barcelona before dawn Monday, then lunged with a knife at officers inside. Police shot him dead and the attack is being investigated for any links to terror, authorities said.

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China protests to US over stopover by Taiwan's president

Associated Press

China's foreign ministry said Monday it has protested to the United States over a stopover by Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen during which she toured the National Aeronautics and Space Administration in Houston.

In this photo taken Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, people travel by canoe between small islands off the mainland from the opposition-held town of Nyal in Unity state, in South Sudan. The government claims a shattering five-year civil war is finally over, but skepticism soars and the latest attempt at peace already shows cracks. (AP Photo/Sam Mednick)

South Sudan claims civil war is over but skepticism abounds

- Associated Press

South Sudan's government claims the shattering five-year civil war is finally over, but there is considerable skepticism. It wasn't helped by the sight of President Salva Kiir refusing to shake the hand of rival Riek Machar after they signed a power-sharing deal this month, according to video footage seen by The Associated Press.

South Koreans leave for North Korea to take part in family reunions with their North Korean family members at the customs, immigration and quarantine (CIQ) office in Goseong, South Korea, Monday, Aug. 20, 2018. About 200 South Koreans and their family members prepared to cross into North Korea on Monday for heart-wrenching meetings with relatives most haven't seen since they were separated by the turmoil of the Korean War. (Korea Pool/Yonhap via AP)

AP Explains: Reunions of war-split Korean kin are emotional

- Associated Press

For the first time in three years, elderly North and South Korean relatives separated during the chaos of the 1950-53 Korean War are meeting at the North's scenic Diamond Mountain, where they'll embrace their loved ones after decades apart. Here are several things to know about the reunions, which will only last a few days and will likely be the last time these people see each other:

People walk past an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a local bank in Hong Kong, Monday, Aug. 20, 2018. Asian stocks are mostly higher Monday as investors welcomed signs of progress in resolving the trade dispute between the U.S. and China. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)

Stocks mostly rise on hope for progress on China trade talks

- Associated Press

Global stocks mostly rose Monday amid signs of progress in resolving the trade dispute between the U.S. and China. The Wall Street Journal reported the countries hope to have a resolution by November.

Malaysia's Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, right, walks with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang after reviewing an honor guard during a welcome ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, Monday, Aug. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

Malaysia lobbies for Chinese help amid fiscal woes

- Associated Press

Malaysia's leader said Monday that he hoped China would sympathize with his country's fiscal problems as he met with the country's leaders after suspending multibillion-dollar construction projects financed by Chinese loans.

FILE- In this April 24, 2018, file photo replicas of Arturo Di Modica's "Charging Bull" are for sale on a street vendor's table outside the New York Stock Exchange in New York. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Friday, Aug 17. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)

Stocks mostly rise on hope for progress on China trade talks

- Associated Press

Asian stocks are mostly higher Monday as investors welcomed signs of progress in resolving the trade dispute between the U.S. and China. The Wall Street Journal reported the countries hope to have a resolution by November.