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Pope urges status quo, 'wisdom and prudence' for Jerusalem

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis called on Wednesday for the status quo of Jerusalem to be respected and for "wisdom and prudence" to prevail to avoid further conflict, hours...
Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 03:53

The Latest: UK made no estimate of Brexit's economic impact

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Britain's talks to leave the European Union (all times local): 11:50 a.m. The U.K. official shepherding Britain's departure from the European Union says no...
Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 03:52

Scuffles in Greece before protest over teen's death in 2008

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Small groups of youths have clashed with Greek police before a demonstration to mark the ninth anniversary of the fatal police shooting of a teenager in...
Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 03:50

The Latest: Netanyahu sees deal with Palestinians as key

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's expected recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital on Wednesday (all times local): 12:40 p.m. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says Israel...
Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 03:45

The Latest: Palestinians: Trump move could end peace efforts

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's expected recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital on Wednesday (all times local): 12:35 p.m. A senior Palestinian official says President Donald...
Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 03:37

Hungarian EU parliament member indicted for alleged spying

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungarian prosecutors say they have indicted a member of the European Parliament for allegedly spying on the European Union. The Chief Investigative Prosecutor's Office said Wednesday...
Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 03:35

German police examining suspicious package in southern city

BERLIN (AP) — German police say they've closed off a portion of a street in a southern city after a suspicious package was sent to a building. Ulm police tweeted...
Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 03:32

The Latest: Britain urges US to quickly present Mideast plan

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's expected recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital on Wednesday (all times local): 12:25 p.m. Britain's top diplomat is calling on the...
Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 03:28

A borderless Africa? Some countries open doors, raise hopes

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — For years African leaders have toyed with the idea of free movement by citizens across the continent, even raising the possibility of a single African passport...
Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 03:26

Temporary OK for travel ban puts focus on Wednesday hearing

SEATTLE (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court's decision allowing President Donald Trump's third travel ban to take effect — at least for now — has intensified the attention on a...
Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 03:21

Greek Supreme Court extradition hearing for Russian suspect

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Russian cybercrime suspect Alexander Vinnik, wanted in the United States on charges of laundering billions of dollars' worth of bitcoin, is appearing before Greece's Supreme Court...
Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 03:21

The Latest: Iran top leader lashes out at Trump on Jerusalem

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's expected recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital on Wednesday (all times local): 12:15 p.m. Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has...
Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 03:20

The Latest: China concerned over Trump Jerusalem recognition

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's expected recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital on Wednesday (all times local): 12:05 p.m. China has expressed concerns over "possible aggravation...
Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 03:08

Man sentenced to 15 years for vandalizing Florida mosque

TITUSVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A man who vandalized a Florida mosque by smashing windows and lights with a machete and leaving bacon at the scene pleaded guilty to criminal mischief...
Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 03:03

Apple CEO hopeful banned apps will return to China store

HONG KONG (AP) — Apple's chief executive says he's optimistic some apps that fell afoul of China's tight internet laws will eventually be restored after being removed earlier this year...
Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 03:03

Nigerian migrants return from Libya with tales of horror

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — After being stranded in Libya in failed attempts to reach Europe, more than 250 Nigerian migrants have been brought home and describe abuse and fear. Nigeria's...
Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 03:03

The Latest: Johnny Hallyday 'godmother' reacts to his death

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the death of rock icon Johnny Hallyday (all times local): 11 a.m. The woman credited with launching the career of Johnny Hallyday, the French...
Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 03:02

Court to hear bid to dismiss lawsuit in Freddie Gray case

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court is being asked to decide if Baltimore's prosecutor is immune from a lawsuit by five officers who claim she maliciously prosecuted them...
Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 03:01

The Latest: Damascus condemns Trump's Jerusalem recognition

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's expected recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital on Wednesday (all times local): 11:55 a.m. Syria's Foreign Ministry says President Donald Trump's...
Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 03:00

A borderless Africa? Not yet, but some countries open doors

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — For years African leaders have toyed with the idea of free movement by citizens across the continent, even raising the possibility of a single African passport...
Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 02:54

The Latest: Lebanese newspapers lecture Trump over Jerusalem

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's expected recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital on Wednesday (all times local): 11:50 a.m. Two leading Lebanese newspapers have issued front...
Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 02:52

Kremlin to analyze IOC ban before taking any steps

MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin needs to analyze the International Olympic Committee's ruling to bar Russia and its sports officials from the upcoming Pyeongchang Games before making any decisions regarding...
Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 02:50

Bannon blasts GOP leaders in contentious Alabama Senate race

FAIRHOPE, Ala. (AP) — Populist firebrand Steve Bannon savaged national Republican leaders in a fiery call to rally voters behind embattled Senate candidate Roy Moore as the battle for the...
Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 02:47

The Latest: Pope urges respect for Jerusalem 'status quo'

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's expected recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital on Wednesday (all times local): 11:35 a.m. Pope Francis is calling for the status...
Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 02:45

Thai court finds man guilty in military hospital bombing

BANGKOK (AP) — A Thai court has sentenced a man to 27 years in prison for bombing a military hospital in what he said was an act of resistance to...
Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 02:43

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