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Malta institutions under scrutiny after journalists' murder

MILAN (AP) — Council of Europe legal experts say the Mediterranean island nation of Malta needs better checks and balances, with the prime minister's powers currently eclipsing other institutions. The...
Dec. 14, 2018

Autopsy set for migrant girl, 7, who died in border custody

WASHINGTON (AP) — Immigration officials say an autopsy will be performed to determine the cause of death of a 7-year-old migrant girl who suffered seizures in custody and later died...
Dec. 14, 2018

The Latest: Macron to visit Strasbourg after suspect's death

STRASBOURG, France (AP) — The Latest on France attack aftermath and death of suspect (all times local): 1:50 p.m. French President Emmanuel Macron will head to Strasbourg on Friday evening,...
Dec. 14, 2018

The Latest: Serbia calls new Kosovo army illegal

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — The Latest on Kosovo's vote to create an army (all times local): 1:40 p.m. Serbia says it considers Kosovo's new army an "illegal, occupational armed formation"...
Dec. 14, 2018

The Latest: US-China trade spat having role in climate talks

KATOWICE, Poland (AP) — The Latest on the U.N. climate meeting (all times local): 1:40 p.m. Costa Rica's environment minister says the trade spat between the United States and China...
Dec. 14, 2018

The Latest: Former prime minister calls for 2nd Brexit vote

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 1:35 p.m. Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has pressed calls for a second referendum on Brexit. Blair on Friday...
Dec. 14, 2018

The Latest: EU regrets Kosovo move to form army

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — The Latest on Kosovo's vote to create an army (all times local): 1:30 p.m. The European Union's foreign policy chief has expressed regret over Kosovo's move...
Dec. 14, 2018

UN inquiry urged into Central African Republic massacre

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Amnesty International is urging the United Nations to investigate a massacre last month in Central African Republic in which the rights group says at least 70 civilians...
Dec. 14, 2018

4 high school students arrested over wrestling team hazing

ELMER, N.J. (AP) — Four New Jersey high school students have been arrested in connection with a hazing incident involving the school wrestling team. Investigators say they are accused of...
Dec. 14, 2018

The Latest: British leader seeks out Juncker before summit

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 1:15 p.m. The morning after European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker criticized Britain for sometimes being "nebulous and imprecise," Prime Minister...
Dec. 14, 2018

China suspends tariff hikes on $126B of US cars, auto parts

BEIJING (AP) — China announced a 90-day suspension on Friday of tariff hikes on $126 billion of U.S. cars, trucks and auto parts following its cease-fire in a trade battle...
Dec. 14, 2018

Ex-Trump lawyer: Hush money paid over election concerns

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer says he bought the silence of two women because Trump was "very concerned" about how their stories of alleged affairs with...
Dec. 14, 2018

The Latest: Polish teenagers call for climate action

KATOWICE, Poland (AP) — The Latest on the U.N. climate meeting (all times local): 1 p.m. Polish teenagers have staged an action at the venue of U.N. climate conference urging...
Dec. 14, 2018

Kelly Clarkson backs lip-synching mom who embarrassed son

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Kelly Clarkson is sending some love to the mom who was captured lip-syncing on a fan cam while her son dove for cover in his...
Dec. 14, 2018

The Latest: Kosovo Serbs say they don't recognize army

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — The Latest on Kosovo's vote to create an army (all times local): 12:55 p.m. Politicians in Serb-dominated northern Kosovo say they don't recognize the formation of...
Dec. 14, 2018

Police: Flying metal barely misses hitting child

COLCHESTER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont State Police say a 1-year-old barely missed being impaled by a flying piece of metal. The incident happened around 4:30 p.m. Wednesday on Interstate 89...
Dec. 14, 2018

The Latest: Serbia mulls reactions to Kosovo army formation

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — The Latest on Kosovo's vote to create an army (all times local): 12:50 p.m. An adviser to Serbia's president says possible reaction by Serbia to Kosovo's...
Dec. 14, 2018

Authorities: Man indicted on child porn charges shoots self

PRINCE GEORGE, Va. (AP) — Police in Virginia say a man indicted on 40 counts of possessing child pornography has shot himself in the head. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports 62-year-old...
Dec. 14, 2018

The Latest: Strasbourg Christmas market reopens after attack

STRASBOURG, France (AP) — The Latest on France attack aftermath and death of suspect (all times local): 12:40 p.m. The Christmas market in Strasbourg has reopened amid tight security a...
Dec. 14, 2018

Kosovo parliament votes to form new army, angering Serbia

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo's parliament on Friday overwhelmingly approved the formation of an army, angering Serbia which warns the move would threaten peace in the war-scarred region. The 120-seat...
Dec. 14, 2018

The Latest: NATO chief denounces Kosovo army move

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — The Latest on Kosovo's vote to create an army (all times local): 12:35 p.m. The NATO secretary-general says he regrets a Kosovo move to turn its...
Dec. 14, 2018

The Latest: Germany appeals to Kosovo, Serbia for calm

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — The Latest on Kosovo's vote to create an army (all times local): 12:20 p.m. Germany says a vote to approve the formation of a Kosovo army...
Dec. 14, 2018

National Park Service buys MLK Jr's birth home

ATLANTA (AP) — The National Park Service has bought the home in Atlanta, Georgia, where Martin Luther King Jr. was born in 1929. Citing a National Park Foundation release, news...
Dec. 14, 2018

China suspends tariff hikes on $126B of US goods

BEIJING (AP) — China has announced a 90-day suspension of tariff hikes on $126 billion of U.S. cars, trucks and auto parts following its cease-fire in a trade battle with...
Dec. 14, 2018

Weary climate envoys stumble toward last stretch at UN talks

KATOWICE, Poland (AP) — Bleary-eyed and pale after almost two weeks of negotiations, officials from almost 200 countries gathered Friday to discuss the first comprehensive draft agreement to emerge at...
Dec. 14, 2018

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