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2 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

10 Things to See: A week of top AP photos

Here's your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see.

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2 hrs ago | Suria

Indonesia court rejects election challenge

Indonesia's Constitutional Court on Thursday rejected ex-general Prabowo Subianto's challenge to the results of last month's presidential election, which he lost to Jakarta governor Joko Widodo.

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2 hrs ago | KFVS12

Albino crocodile named 'Michael Jackson' kills Australian fisherman

A Facebook photo of the 14.5-foot albino crocodile locals of the Northern Territory of Australia dubbed 'Michael Jackson.'

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6 hrs ago | Reuters

SE Asia Stocks - Indonesia up before court verdict; Thai at more than 14-month high

Stocks in Indonesia recouped early losses and closed near a 15-month high on Thursday ahead of a court ruling on the presidential election, while Thai shares edged up after the country's army chief was appointed prime minister.

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11 hrs ago | The Bennington Banner

Indonesian police fire tear gas at poll protesters

Indonesian police fired tear gas Wednesday to disperse protesters trying to get close to a court set to rule on a challenge to the legality of last month's elections.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Thanh Nein News

Indonesia's highest court to decide on election challenge

Indonesia's presidential candidate Joko ''Jokowi'' Widodo gestures to supporters a day after he was named winner in the presidential election in Taman Proklamasi, Jakarta July 23, 2014.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Tensions high in Jakarta as court ruling due on presidential election

Jakarta: The Indonesian capital is on tenterhooks today as the country awaits a "final and binding" ruling from the Constitutional Court about who won its presidential election.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Indonesian capital threatens to ban Uber car app

The Indonesian capital is threatening to shut down controversial smartphone car-hailing service Uber due to licensing issues a week after it officially launched in the city, an official said on Wednesday .

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In-depth Africa

Nigerians arrested for fraud in Indonesia

The suspects Mallo Gombo aka Peter Nwankwo and Vincent Enwere Anuma, popularly known as Casey conducted the crimes by allegedly setting up a copy of Bank Mandiri's official website.

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Christian Science Monitor

In a first, Indonesia's capital gets an ethnic Chinese governor

Basuki Purnama, then-vice governor, talks to residents affected by floods during his visit to Jakarta on January 19, 2013.

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Channelnewsasia.com

SE Asia economic integration could worsen inequality: study

A plan by Southeast Asian countries to establish a European Union-inspired single market next year could worsen inequality and is likely to benefit men more than women, a new study warned on Wednesday .

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Electronic Engineering Times Asia

Indonesian start-ups to get $200 million in seed money

The state-controlled company hopes to spur a nationwide creative industry, which it expects to contribute to the country's economic growth.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Aust, Indonesia to discuss terror threat

AUSTRALIAN federal Justice Minister Michael Keenan will look to bolster the regional counter-terrorism effort during a visit to Indonesia.

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Examiner.com

Beauty pageant organization gears up for 'Miss World Muslimah' awards

What if a beauty pageant focused more on a candidate's spirituality and moral obligation to society rather than external characteristics? The World Muslimah Foundation set out to establish just that in 2011 with it's first Miss Muslimah competition held in Jakarta, Indonesia .

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Examiner.com

FBI seeks connections between Bali suitcase murder and US case investigation

The Federal Bureau of Investigations is in Bali for more reasons other than just to assist Bali authorities in their investigation into the murder of an American socialite, according to Ida Bagus Putu Alit, the head of the forensics team at Sanglah Hospital.

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WGBH

a U.S. Naval Ship Sunk During World War II Is Identified

Deputy Chief of Mission Kristen Bauer , Capt. Richard Stacpoole , and Marine Lt.

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The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

A drawing of Garfield from the comic strip's official Facebook page.

JAKARTA/SINGAPORE - The comic strip cat Garfield was created in America, but the animated television series based on the famous Jim Davis cartoon character is produced at a sprawling studio on the Indonesian resort island of Batam.

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India Auto News

Yamaha R25 TVC launched in Indonesia, India awaits its turn

Yamaha Indonesia Motor Manufacturing commenced deliveries of the Yamaha R25 sports bike and has confirmed that international exports will begin by end 2014 or early 2015.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Asia News Network

JAKARTA: New Indonesia banknotes launched, redenomination to proceed

Bank Indonesia says it will go ahead with a redenomination plan that will slash three zeroes off the local currency, despite recently issuing new versions of rupiah banknotes.

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The Age

Australian Jake Drage charged over fatal crash in Indonesia

Jakarta: A West Australian man has been charged over a fatal crash in Indonesia after more than a month in custody, and could spend six years behind bars if found guilty.

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