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Suicide bomber kills 10 at Somali police academy, police say

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A Somali police officer says a suicide bomber has killed at least 10 people at a police academy in the capital. More>>

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In blow to May, UK lawmakers assert final say on Brexit deal

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European Union chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier says there will be "no turning back" for Britain on commitments made during an initial divorce deal between the two, after his U.K. counterpart insisted it was merely a "statement of intent.". More>>

UN chief: Iran may be defying UN on missiles, OK on nukes

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U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is warning that Iran may be defying a U.N. call to halt ballistic missile development even as it complies with the nuclear treaty with six world powers. More>>

Abbas says UN should replace US as Mideast mediator

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Islamic nations come together at Turkey summit, seeking united stance against Trump's recognition of Jerusalem. More>>

South Korean President Moon in China on visit to repair ties

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South Korean President Moon Jae-in is in Beijing on a visit to repair ties frayed by a dispute over the deployment of an anti-missile system. More>>

The Latest: White House says it's still seeking Mideast deal

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The Latest: Abbas says Palestinians won't accept any role for US in Israeli-Palestinian peace process 'from now on'. More>>

As Olympics near, South Korea agonizes over post-Games costs

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As Olympics near, South Korea agonizes over post-games costs and huge financial strain placed on one of its poorest regions. More>>

Aid group: At least 6,700 Rohingya killed in Myanmar

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International aid group Doctors Without Borders says its field survey has found at least 6,700 Rohingya Muslims were killed between August and September in a crackdown by Myanmar's security forces. More>>

UN Syria envoy urges Putin to have 'courage' to push Assad

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The U.N. Syria envoy has called on Russian President Vladimir Putin to "have the courage" to push the Syrian government to accept new elections and a new constitution. More>>

Greek workers walk off their jobs for 24-hour general strike

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Greek workers walk off the job in 24-hour general strike that shuts down services across the country. More>>

Tillerson softens US stance on possible talks with NKorea

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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says the U.S. has discussed with China about how North Korea's nuclear weapons might be secured in case of instability in the reclusive nation. More>>

Fetid attraction: London fatberg to go on museum display

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Part of a monster fatberg that clogged one of London's sewers is destined for fame in a museum. More>>

India's Modi duels with his predecessor amid local election

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During a bitterly fought local election, India is witnessing the unusual spectacle of Prime Minister Narendra accusing the opposition of holding secret meetings with officials from archrival Pakistan. More>>

Another deadly blaze strikes Beijing as evictions draw fury

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Five people have died in an east Beijing fire, underscoring the challenges for the Chinese capital as it struggles to balance building safety with providing housing for its poor. More>>

New US Embassy in UK: No perimeter fence, benches for public

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The most surprising aspect of the pricey new U.S. Embassy in London is what isn't there _ a perimeter fence. More>>

Correction: Roman Polanski story

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Los Angeles police are investigating allegations Oscar-winning director Roman Polanski molested a 10-year-old girl in 1975. More>>

Russian nuclear plant says it emits leaked nuclear isotope

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A senior executive at the Russian nuclear processing plant suspected to be behind a spike of radioactivity this fall has admitted that it emits the isotope that was recorded in the Ural mountains. More>>

EU agrees to catch more fish sustainably in 2018

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European Union nations have agreed to set quota levels that ensure more sustainable fishing in the Northeastern Atlantic and the North Sea, but environmentalists insist the bloc is behind in its schedule to end overfishing by 2020. More>>

African anti-jihadi force gets $130 million at French meet

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French President Francois Macron is convening presidents, princes and diplomats to breathe life into a young African military force with a mission to counter the growing threat jihadi threat in the Sahel region. More>>

Congo court sentences 12 to life for gang-raping children

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Congo court sentences 12 to life for gang-raping dozens of children as young as 11 months old. More>>

Venezuelans seeing bitcoin boom as survival, not speculation

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As inflation in Venezuela reaches catastrophic heights, thousands have begun turning to the world of cryptocurrency to salvage what little value remains from their increasingly worthless bolivars. More>>

Paris hosts major climate summit _ and it's all about Trump

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More than 50 world leaders are gathering in Paris for a summit that President Emmanuel Macron hopes gives new momentum to the fight against global warming despite U.S. President Donald Trump's rejection of the Paris climate accord. More>>

US commander orders new probe into Somalia raid

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The head of U.S. Africa Command has asked for an additional investigation into whether civilians were killed during a deadly August raid in Somalia involving American and Somali forces. More>>

UK surgeon admits signing initials on patients' livers

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A British surgeon has admitted assaulting two patients by burning his initials into their livers during transplant operations. More>>

Baby's heart placed back inside her chest in rare surgeries

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British officials say a baby born with an extremely rare condition has survived surgery to place her heart inside her chest. More>>

Study: Almost 45 million tons of e-waste discarded last year

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A new study claims 44.7 million metric tons (49.3 million tons) of TV sets, refrigerators, cellphones and other electrical good were discarded last year, with only a fifth recycled to recover the valuable raw materials inside. More>>

Greek court backs extraditing Russian bitcoin suspect to US

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Greece's Supreme Court will rule on whether to allow the extradition of a Russian cybercrime suspect to the United States to stand trial for allegedly laundering billions of dollars using the virtual currency bitcoin. More>>

The Latest: Jerry Brown to Trump: "Get out of the way"

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Activists pretending to represent a massive wave of oil are holding a protest in Paris at the start of an international climate summit. More>>

Rwanda-backed report alleges France's role in 1994 genocide

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New Rwanda-backed report alleges France's role in 1994 genocide that killed over 800,000. More>>

Romania: Applause greets ex-king's coffin at Royal Palace

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A coffin carrying the body of the late Romanian King Michael I was transported Wednesday to a castle in the mountain town where he was born as the country prepares for his funeral this weekend. More>>

The Latest: UK lawmakers defeat government on Brexit bill

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British lawmakers have delivered a defeat to Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit plans by giving Parliament the final say on any exit agreement with the European Union. More>>

Sweden to re-establish military unit on Baltic Sea island

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Sweden says it is establishing the nation's first new military regiment since World War II _ a unit of 350 soldiers that will be based on the Baltic Sea island of Gotland. More>>

UN court hears appeal in Serbian lawmaker's acquittal

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Prosecutors are set to explain to United Nations judges why they believe that the 2016 acquittal of a Serbian ultranationalist on war crimes and crimes against humanity charges should be overturned on appeal. More>>

EU Parliament votes against banning key kebab additive

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The European Parliament narrowly defeated plans to ban an additive which is considered key in industrial meats for the ubiquitous doner kebab. More>>

With unity in peril, EU leaders tackle refugee quotas

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With their unity in peril, European Union leaders are set to tackle the thorny issue of refugee quotas at a summit on Thursday. More>>

The Latest: Mali warns IS fighters could come to Africa

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French President Emmanuel Macron says Saudi Arabia has pledged to provide $100 million and the UAE $30 million to fight the jihadi threat in Africa's Sahel region. More>>

Man charged with kidnapping British model opens in Italy

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Trial of Polish man charged with kidnapping British model for ransom opens in Italy. More>>

Philippine Congress votes to extend martial law in south

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Philippine legislators have voted to approve President Rodrigo Duterte's request to extend martial law by a year in the country's south due to continuing terrorist threats despite the defeat of a pro-Islamic State group siege. More>>

Collision in Switzerland's Gotthard road tunnel kills 2

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Police say a head-on collision between a car and a truck in Switzerland's Gotthard tunnel has left two people dead and forced the temporary closure of the tunnel, a key transit route through the Alps. More>>

US-based climate scientists to take research to France

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Two U.S.-based climate scientists say it's a dream come true _ the offer of all-expenses-paid grants to advance their research in Europe instead of the United States under climate skeptic President Donald Trump. More>>

Polish top journalists oppose fine on US-owned broadcaster

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The jury of Poland's main journalism award has condemned the imposition by a state regulator of a heavy fine on a private American-owned television for its coverage of 2016 anti-government protests. More>>

New Czech government led by billionaire Babis sworn in

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Czech President Milos Zeman has sworn in a new minority government led by a populist after his centrist movement won landslide parliamentary elections. More>>

Germany mulls more money for victims after Berlin attack

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The German government is considering increasing compensation for those injured or who lost loved ones in terror attacks, following criticism in the wake of last year's truck rampage in Berlin. More>>

AP Exclusive: Sold NKorean brides face hard choices in China

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AP Exclusive: Thousands of North Korea women over the past decades have been trafficked across their country's border and sold as brides to Chinese men. More>>

Venezuela's opposition, prisoners win EU human rights award

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The democratic opposition and political prisoners in Venezuela on Thursday have received the European Union's Sakharov Prize for human rights. More>>

Baby formula maker calls global recall over salmonella fears

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French baby milk maker Lactalis has ordered a global recall of millions of its products over fears of salmonella bacteria contamination. More>>

Meghan Markle to join royal family for Christmas

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Prince Harry's fiancee is set to join Britain's royal family for Christmas at Sandringham. More>>

UN official: NKoreans say it is important to prevent war

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The UN. political chief says senior North Korea officials told him during his visit to the country last week "that it was important to prevent war" over its rapidly advancing nuclear and ballistic missile programs. More>>

UK theater axes play with abuse theme amid misconduct crisis

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With allegations of sexual misconduct shaking Britain's entertainment industry, London's Royal Court Theatre has canceled a production that features "themes of grooming and abuses of power on young women.". More>>

Global firms snared in South Africa's corruption scandal

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Major global companies snared in growing South African corruption scandal around president. More>>

Bahrain interfaith group pays unprecedented visit to Israel

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An interfaith group from the Gulf state of Bahrain is paying a public visit to Israel, but has drawn criticism at home. More>>

Bangladesh: Accused NYC attacker followed radical preacher

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Bangladeshi officials say a man accused of carrying out a bomb attack in New York City's subway system was influenced by the sermons and writings of a radical Muslim preacher but appeared to have no known links to local radical groups. More>>

Crews struggle to keep flames from California neighborhoods

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The winds aren't changing for Southern California's wildfires yet. The fifth largest blaze in state history was threatening thousands of homes as it churned through coastal mountains amid persistently dangerous weather conditions. More>>

Bangladesh questions family of man accused of NYC attack

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Bangladesh counterterrorism officers are questioning the wife and other relatives of a man accused of carrying out a bomb attack in New York City's subway system. More>>

Venezuelan judge orders Utah man be tried on weapons charges

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A judge in Venezuela has ordered an American man to stand trial on weapons charges, dashing hopes of his family in Utah that he would be released and be with them for Christmas. More>>

US drone strike removes 'imminent threat' to Somali capital

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US military says drone strike removes 'imminent threat' to Somalia's capital by al-Shabab. More>>

German intelligence warns of increased Chinese cyberspying

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The head of Germany's domestic intelligence agency is warning that China is using social networks to try to cultivate sources of information. More>>

Ash falls like snow as celebrities flee California community

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Officials say the largest, most destructive wildfire burning in Southern California is expected to grow as it enters its second week. More>>

Zimbabwe ex-leader Mugabe on 1st trip abroad since resigning

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Zimbabwe's ex-leader Mugabe on 1st trip abroad since resigning; to Singapore with wife. More>>

Stormtroopers and princes on London's 'Last Jedi' red carpet

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Princes William and Harry are due on the red carpet for the European premiere of "Star Wars: The Last Jedi," in which the royal siblings reportedly make a cameo appearance. More>>

Poland's PM: we don't want a divided Europe of 2 speeds

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Poland's new Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said in his policy speech Tuesday that Poland "fits the European puzzle" and should be allowed to protect its national interests and character. More>>

Austria: 1 dead, 21 hurt in explosion at natural gas plant

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Authorities say that an explosion at a natural gas facility near Austria's border with Slovakia has left one person dead and 21 injured. More>>

Moscow's cadet ball mixes pomp, discipline and inclusivity

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Moscow's International Kremlin Cadet Ball is a picture of discipline, pomp and splendor. More>>

Italian prosecutors seek to shelve Hacking Team breach case

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A legal document obtained by The Associated Press says that Italian officials are dropping their prosecution of the breach of Italian surveillance company Hacking Team. More>>

Pope on Guadalupe feast: Church is mestizo, native, black

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Pope Francis is urging Latin American and Caribbean Catholics to celebrate and defend their diversity, saying the face of the Catholic Church is indigenous, mestizo and black. More>>

Ex-US deserter to NKorea who married Japanese abductee dies

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U.S Army deserter to North Korea, who married a Japanese abductee and lived in Japan after their release in the 2000s, has died. More>>

JK Rowling says she's proud to receive royal honor

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Harry Potter creator J.K. Rowling can add another magic moment to her list of achievements _ she has been made a royal Companion of Honor. More>>

EU's Tusk: Brexit will be a "furious race against time"

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The European Union's top Brexit legislator is criticizing British negotiator David Davis for his comments that last week's agreement between the EU and Britain was merely "a statement of intent. More>>

NATO prolongs chief Stoltenberg's term for 2 more years

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NATO is giving Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg two more years at the head of the world's biggest military alliance. More>>

Muslim leaders to convene extraordinary summit for Jerusalem

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Leaders and high-ranking officials of Muslim countries are convening Wednesday in Istanbul for an extraordinary summit to discuss "repercussions" on the U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. More>>

Russian security agency says it busts IS suicide bomber cell

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Russia's top domestic security agency says it has detained three suspected members of a sleeper cell of the Islamic State group who have been preparing suicide bombings in Moscow. More>>

Most fake bomb calls that beset Russia coming from Syria

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A top Russian official says the majority of fake bomb calls that have plagued cities across Russia have come from Syria. More>>

German soldier charged in far-right plot against politicians

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German prosecutors have indicted a soldier accused of plotting to kill prominent political figures and blame the attack on refugees _ a cased that raised concerns about extremism in the country's military. More>>

2 teenage girl suicide bombers kill 4 in Nigeria's north

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A Nigerian official says two teenage girl suicide bombers attacked the town of Gwoza, in the country's north, killing at least four people. More>>

EU aims to link visa, crime databases to boost terror fight

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The EU is planning to link together its border, visa and fingerprint databases to plug information gaps and better combat terrorism and international crime. More>>

Historian Mary Beard connects Greek myths and Twitter trolls

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A new book by classical historian Mary Beard links Greek mythology to modern Twitter trolls, arguing both have a problem with women who speak up. More>>

Lawmakers extend German military missions until spring

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German lawmakers have extended the military's participation in missions against the Islamic State group and in Afghanistan, Mali and Iraq until the spring of 2018. More>>

Israeli ultra-Orthodox Jewish leader Shteinman dies at 104

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Rabbi Aharon Leib Shteinman, spiritual leader of Israel's non-Hassidic ultra-Orthodox Jews of European descent, has died. More>>

Oscar Pistorius bruised in a jail fight over telephone use

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A South African prison spokesman says Olympian Oscar Pistorius, in jail for murdering his girlfriend, was bruised in an altercation with another inmate over telephone use. More>>

Poland's new PM to list his goals in speech to lawmakers

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Poland's new Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki is to outline his foreign and home policy goals after he was tasked with boosting the economy and Poland's image abroad. More>>

Macedonia's Zaev set to warm up ties with Greece, Kosovo

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Macedonia's prime minister repeated his will to reach a solution with Greece following more than two decades of dispute over its name. More>>

US ambassador to UK hopes for Trump visit in new year

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America's ambassador to Britain says America's ambassador to Britain says he hopes US President Donald Trump will visit the UK next year despite his recent Twitter dispute with Theresa May. More>>

Israel survey finds deep divisions, displeasure with leaders

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New survey shows deep divisions in Israel, widespread frustration with leaders. More>>

A confident and upbeat Putin goes on Mideast 'victory' tour

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Russian President Vladimir Putin has arrived in Ankara to meet with the Turkish president, following visits to Syria and Egypt. More>>

In Putin's heartland, apathy and disappointment rule

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Three months ahead of Russia's presidential election, apathy and disappointment pervade incumbent Vladimir Putin's heartland. More>>

Iceland closes gender gap but violence against women remains

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Iceland scores high on studies of gender equality but still has high rates of violence against women. More>>

US Nobel laureate fears US politics could undermine science

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An American researcher who shared this year's Nobel Prize for medicine has bluntly criticized political developments at home in his address at the awards' gala banquet in Sweden. More>>

Houston 18-year-old arrested on charges of trying to aid IS

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A Houston 18-year-old has been arrested and charged with illegally distributing explosive-making information and attempting to support the Islamic State organization. More>>

Russia claims radioactivity spike not due to nuclear plant

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Russian authorities have denied that a radioactivity spike in Europe resulted from a nuclear fuel plant leak in the Urals, saying their probe has found no release of radioactivity there. More>>

Ukraine's anti-corruption agency faces strong resistance

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Ukraine's anti-corruption agency that was seen of symbol of reform comes under pressure from Ukrainian authorities. More>>

UN: Tensions over North Korea worsen rights violations

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North Korea's leadership has cracked down further on human rights as tensions have escalated over its nuclear and missile tests, the U.N. rights chief said Monday. More>>

France names winners of anti-Trump climate change grants

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A group of U.S.-based climate scientists are about to win multi-year grants worth more than $1 million each to relocate to France instead. More>>

Venezuela president's threat to ban opposition draws rebuff

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Venezuela's ruling socialists swept nearly all the races for mayors across the country, and President Nicolas Maduro is now threatening to ban key opposition parties from future elections in the oil-rich country wracked by economic crisis. More>>

Pope urges nuclear disarmament, climate-change solutions

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Pope Francis is calling for a world without nuclear arms and for effective measures to fight climate change. More>>

At rally, Hezbollah chief vows to return focus to Israel

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Tens of thousands of people have attended a Hezbollah rally, where the militant group's leader vowed to return its focus to Israel after years of fighting in Syria's civil war. More>>

US man accused of illegal gun exports to Europe, Australia

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A captured fugitive is accused of dozens of federal firearms violations in Montana for allegedly exporting guns from the U.S. to customers in countries with restrictive gun laws. More>>

Saudi Arabia to allow movie theaters after decades of ban

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Saudi Arabia to allow movie theaters next year, for first time in more than 35 years. More>>

Top EU economic powers warn US about tax plans

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The European Union's top five economies are warning the United States that its massive tax overhaul could contravene some of its international obligations and risks "having a major distortive impact on international trade.". More>>

The Latest: Turkish leader notes shared views with Putin

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Russian President Vladimir Putin has criticized the U.S. administration's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, warning that it could destabilize the region and derail the Middle East peace process. More>>

UN promises justice in Congo against peacekeeper attacks

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The United Nations Deputy Special Representative for Congo says military offenses will be launched against rebels who killed at least 15 Tanzanian U.N. peacekeepers last week in eastern Congo. More>>

Poland's new prime minister sworn in with old Cabinet

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The government of Poland's new Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki is to be officially sworn in on Monday sparking speculation on who among the ministers will be replaced. More>>

Russian military hosts UN officials at anti-mine center

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The Russian military has hosted a delegation of U.N. officials at its main anti-mine facility. More>>

UK leader says there's new optimism in Brexit talks

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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May says there's new optimism in Brexit talks. More>>

Car bomb kills journalist in Somalia capital, says witness

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A Somali journalist has been killed by a car bomb in the capital late Monday, says a fellow journalist. More>>

Putin declares victory on visit to air base in Syria Video included

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The Tass news agency says that Russian President Vladimir Putin has arrived at a Russian military air base in Syria. More>>

Protesters oppose return of disputed art in Catalonia

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Clashes have erupted between police and protesters in Spain's northeastern Catalan city of Lleida after a judicial ruling ordered the city's museum to return 44 pieces of religious art to the neighboring regional government of Aragon. More>>

Man who hit pedestrians in Italy aimed to kill

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Italian media say an Italian man who drove his car last week into pedestrians near a Christmas market had been aiming to kill. More>>

EU rebuffs idea of recognizing Jerusalem as Netanyahu visits

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European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini is meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address the issues of Jerusalem as Israel's capital and the chances of reinvigorating negotiations on the peace process. More>>

Putin visits Egypt in sign of closer ties

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Russia's Putin in Egypt for talks with President el-Sissi on their countries' rapidly growing ties. More>>

Snow wreaks havoc on travelers in Britain, schools closed

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Snow and wintry weather are still wreaking havoc on travelers in Britain, with flights cancelled, roads sheathed in ice and rail travel disrupted. More>>

Germany's Merkel presses for quick move toward new coalition

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Chancellor Angela Merkel is pushing for the quick formation of a new governing alliance with Germany's main center-left party, saying that only a coalition will bring the "stable government" needed at a challenging time for Europe. More>>

Smoke alarm sets off fire scare in Austrian Alpine tunnel

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Austrian media are reporting that a tunnel-boring machine has caught fire at the construction site of a tunnel under the Alps that will link Austria with Italy. More>>

Clarification: Sweden-Synagogue-Arson story

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Three people arrested over fire bomb attack on Swedish synagogue in Goteborg. More>>

Clarification: Paradise Papers-Bono story

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U2 frontman Bono says he takes the investigation into his business arrangements "incredibly seriously" and wants them to be transparent. More>>

Trial begins against suspects in Istanbul nightclub attack

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Trial against dozens of suspects, including the alleged shooter in the New Year's Eve attack in Istanbul killing 39 people, has begun. More>>

Tears, pomp, extravagance as France mourns rocker Hallyday

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France is bidding farewell to its biggest rock star, honoring Johnny Hallyday with an exceptional funeral procession down the Champs-Elysees, a presidential speech and a public concert - all under intense security. More>>

Israeli, French leaders tangle over US Jerusalem decision

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Israel's defense minister is calling for a boycott of Arab businesses in an area where residents carried out violent protests against President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. More>>

US Nobel laureate worries politics could undermine science

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A leading activist in the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, this year's Nobel Peace Prize winner, has likened her group's aim with her struggle to survive the Hiroshima atomic bombing. More>>

The Latest: Israeli PM urges approval of Jerusalem decision

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Israeli police say that a security guard has been stabbed near Jerusalem's central bus station. More>>

Princes William and Harry chose sculptor for Diana statue

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Kensington Palace says Princes William and Harry have chosen sculptor Ian Rank-Broadley to create a statute of their mother, Princess Diana, to mark the 20th anniversary of her death. More>>

Ferry runs aground in Channel in high winds, all are rescued

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French authorities have evacuated a ferry carrying 313 people that ran aground at the port city of Calais, interrupting boat traffic across the English Channel. More>>

World leaders congratulate Iraq on defeating IS

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The top U.S.-led coalition commander is congratulating Iraq on defeating the Islamic State group. More>>

Brexit secretary says a no-deal Brexit now less likely

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The man in charge of Britain's departure from the European Union says the chances the country will leave the 28-nation bloc with no trade deal "dropped dramatically" after the two sides reached a preliminary agreement on divorce terms last week. More>>

'The Square' wins big at European Film Awards

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Swedish comedy "The Square" has swept this year's European Film Awards, winning six prizes, including for best film, director and screenwriter. More>>

UN calls for urgent evacuation of 137 sick Syrian children

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The United Nations children's agency says 137 children stranded in a rebel-held suburb near the Syrian capital require immediate medical evacuation amid a crippling siege that reportedly killed five because of lack of medical care. More>>

Anti-migrant leader pushes to win national power in Italy

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An Italian right-wing party leader has used a rally opposing easier citizenship for foreigners to seek more support in Italy's upcoming national election. More>>

Israeli strikes kill 2 Hamas men after Gaza rocket attack

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Gaza officials say two Hamas members have been killed in Israeli airstrikes following a rocket attack on Israel. More>>

Qatar buys 24 Typhoon fighters as part of $8 billion deal

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BAE Systems has agreed to sell 24 Typhoon fighter planes to Qatar as part of a 6 billion pound ($8 billion) deal with European defense contractors. More>>

Snow disrupts road, air travel in England and northern Wales

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Heavy snow is causing road and travel disruption across central England and northern Wales, grounding flights, shutting roads and causing traffic accidents. More>>

Nobel Laureates say change is coming for women in sciences

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A group of 2017 Nobel Laureates have addressed the lack of female representation in sciences ahead of the prize-awarding ceremony in Stockholm. More>>

Kenya opposition group says protest mock inaugural postponed

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Kenya's main opposition leader says his group is postponing a mock ceremony to inaugurate him as president until a later date. More>>

Kuwait names ruler's son as defense minister in shakeup

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Kuwait has announced new picks for Cabinet, with five out of 16 members hailing from the royal family, including the ruler's son who has been chosen to head the defense ministry. More>>

PM announces on state TV Iraq's war against IS has ended

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A senior Iraqi military commander says his country's war against the Islamic State group is over. More>>

Swiss woman angry over champagne refusal ejected from plane

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German police say the pilot of a passenger jet destined for Zurich made an unscheduled stop at Stuttgart airport because a Swiss passenger become aggressive after being denied champagne. More>>

Celebrity publicist Clifford dies during sex crimes sentence

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Britain's Ministry of Justice says former celebrity publicist Max Clifford has died after collapsing in prison while serving his sentence for sexual assault. More>>

Saakashvili supporters demand Ukraine's leader be impeached

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Several thousand supporters of opposition leader Mikheil Saakashvili are rallying in the Ukrainian capital to demand his release from jail. More>>

Arab ministers demand reversal of Trump Jerusalem decision

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Arab foreign ministers meet in Cairo amid wave of anger over Trump's decision on Jerusalem. More>>

Israel says it destroyed Hamas tunnel using new techniques

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The Israeli military says it has destroyed a tunnel built by the Hamas militant group that stretched from the Gaza Strip several hundred meters (yards) into Israel. More>>

Western Europe hit by high winds, rain from Storm Ana

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Spain and Portugal have issued warnings of high winds and heavy rain for Sunday as a storm reaches the Iberian Peninsula from the Atlantic. More>>

Archaeologists discover 2 ancient tombs in Egypt's Luxor

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Egypt's Antiquities Ministry says archaeologists have uncovered two ancient tombs in the southern city of Luxor. More>>

Bahrain faith group visits Israel amid Jerusalem tensions

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An interfaith group from Bahrain is visiting Israel amid turmoil there over U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital. More>>

Spain rescues 104 migrants crossing Mediterranean Sea

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Spain's maritime rescue service says it has saved over a hundred migrants trying to make the perilous crossing of the Mediterranean Sea to Europe. More>>

Nobel laureate: If atomic bombs exist, disaster inevitable

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The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, the recipient on this year's Nobel Peace Prize, has installed a 1,000 red paper cranes outside the Norwegian Parliament ahead of formally receiving the prize. More>>

Key Brexit advocate says voters can change UK deal with EU

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A key government advocate of leaving the European Union says that voters will be able to change the future relationship with the 28-nation bloc if they wish. More>>

The Latest: US congratulates Iraq on end of war against IS

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Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi tells the nation the fight against the Islamic State group is over after more than three years of combat operations. More>>

German intel chief: Islamic radical numbers are growing

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The head of Germany's domestic intelligence agency says the number of Islamic radicals is growing and that they're becoming increasingly difficult to keep under surveillance as recruiting efforts move underground. More>>

Italy's left rallies to warn that fascism could return

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Italy's governing Democrats have led a rally to warn about the danger of fascism making a comeback. More>>

The Latest: Arab leader asks nations to recognize Palestine

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A senior official has confirmed that Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will not meet with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence in the West Bank this month because of U.S. recognition of contested Jerusalem as Israel's capital. More>>

1 man dies, another injured climbing Greece's Mount Olympus

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Police say a 26-year-old Greek man has died and another was slightly injured as they attempted to climb Mount Olympus, Greece's highest mountain. More>>

Trainers rushed to save terrified horses as flames closed in

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The California Horse Racing Board says approximately 25 race horses were killed when a wildfire engulfed about eight barns at a training center in northeast San Diego County. More>>

The Latest: Macron hails late rocker as 'a part of France'

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France is bidding farewell to its biggest rock star, honoring Johnny Hallyday with an exceptional funeral procession down the Champs-Elysees, a presidential speech and a public concert - all under intense security. More>>

US gently urges Saudi Arabia to be more 'measured' overseas

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U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is urging Saudi Arabia to be more "measured" in its military intervention in war-ravaged Yemen. More>>

Kenya president says no talks with defiant opposition leader

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Kenya's president rules out talks with defiant opposition leader who plans mock 'inauguration'. More>>

Report: Croat war criminal cremated after death at Hague

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Croatia's state TV says former general who died after taking what he said was poison at a UN war crimes court, has been cremated. More>>

Jailed Saakashvili calls for Ukraine president's impeachment

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From his jail cell in Ukraine's capital, opposition leader Mikheil Saakashvili is calling on supporters to rally for the impeachment of the president and has declared a hunger strike. More>>

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Cameroon detains US writer who criticized government over Anglophone protests. More>>

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The Latest: Al-Qaida urges followers to target US, its allies and Israel in response to Trump's recognition of Jerusalem. More>>

Ukraine arrests anti-corruption activist Saakashvili

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Ukraine's prosecutor-general says opposition figure Mikheil Saakashvili has been arrested. More>>

Bolshoi to premiere previously canceled Nureyev ballet

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Russia's history Bolshoi Theater is getting ready to premiere a controversial ballet about dancer Rudolf Nureyev after the original opening was postponed and its director arrested. More>>

Israeli warplanes hit targets in Gaza Strip after rockets

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Israeli warplanes have struck Hamas military targets in the Gaza Strip after Palestinian militants fired rockets into Israel. More>>

Polish govt gets more power over the courts, defying EU

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Poland's outgoing prime minister says she will hold a job in the new government that is to be led by current Finance Minister Mateusz Morawiecki. More>>

Slovenian magazine apologizes to US first lady Melania Trump

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A Slovenian magazine has apologized to U.S. first lady Melania Trump for suggesting she worked as a high-end escort while working as a fashion model. More>>

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