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The Latest: Police say at least 50 dead in Nigeria bombing

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — The Latest on Nigeria suicide bombing (all times local): 10:55 a.m. Police in northern Nigeria say the death toll has risen to 50 in a suicide...
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 02:53

CORRECTS: Kremlin says Assad's visit to ensure he agrees to peace initiatives reached between Russia, Iran and Turkey

MOSCOW (AP) — CORRECTS: Kremlin says Assad's visit to ensure he agrees to peace initiatives reached between Russia, Iran and Turkey. (Corrects APNewsAlert. Adds Turkey)
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 02:50

US announcing new

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is due to announce new sanctions on North Korea on Tuesday after declaring it a state sponsor of terrorism in the latest push to...
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 02:48

Death toll in northern Nigeria suicide bombing at mosque rises to 50, police say

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Death toll in northern Nigeria suicide bombing at mosque rises to 50, police say.
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 02:44

6 Syrians accused of terror plans detained in German raids

BERLIN (AP) — Prosecutors say authorities have searched eight apartments across Germany and temporarily detained six Syrian men who are accused of preparing a terror attack. Frankfurt prosecutors wrote in...
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 02:44

Kremlin says Assad's visit was to ensure he agrees to possible peace initiatives reached between Russia, Iran and Syria

MOSCOW (AP) — Kremlin says Assad's visit was to ensure he agrees to possible peace initiatives reached between Russia, Iran and Syria.
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 02:39

Huge gas line fire forces evacuations in suburban Detroit

ORION TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Authorities in suburban Detroit called for evacuations following a massive gas line fire. The Oakland County Sheriff's Office says the fire broke out Monday night...
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 02:39

Ex-officials accused of corruption in Manila train contract

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine government filed complaints Tuesday with an anti-graft office accusing many Cabinet officials in the previous administration of corruption in a maintenance contract for a...
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 02:36

Fired official seeks to clear record of sex-related crime

ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — A fired Maryland court official is seeking a judge's reconsideration to clear his record of a sex-related crime. Israel Mangroo is a former district court commissioner...
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 02:34

EU slaps sanctions on top official in Ukraine's Sevastopol

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union has slapped a travel ban and asset freeze on the top official in the city of Sevastopol, which Russia annexed along with Ukraine's Crimean...
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 02:33

Global shares mixed as German politics cloud sentiment

TOKYO (AP) — European share benchmarks drifted lower in early trading Tuesday as Germany's president prepared to meet with party leaders hoping to broker a new government. The weakness in...
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 02:05

Nigeria police say at least 20 killed in mosque bombing

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Police in northeastern Nigeria say at least 20 people are feared dead after a suicide bombing at a mosque. The teenage bomber detonated early Tuesday in...
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 02:04

At least 20 killed as teenage suicide bomber detonates at northern Nigeria mosque, police say

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — At least 20 killed as teenage suicide bomber detonates at northern Nigeria mosque, police say.
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 01:58

The Latest: Japan's Abe welcomes US move on North Korea

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. declaration of North Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism (all times local): ___ 3:45 a.m. Japan's leader has welcomed America's re-designation...
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 01:54

Coming out as trans just start of journey for teen, family

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — It was May of seventh grade, and 14-year-old Theo Ramos was in a new school. Perhaps because it was an arts magnet program, or because it...
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 01:52

Almost 60,000 Haitians allowed to stay in US only until 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration says it has ended a temporary residency permit program that has allowed almost 60,000 citizens from Haiti to live and work in the United...
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 01:43

Melania Trump and Barron receive White House Christmas tree

WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump has continued the time-honored tradition of first ladies receiving the official White House Christmas tree. Mrs. Trump on Monday accepted a 19-and-a-half-foot Balsam fir from...
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 01:38

US first loosened limits on lion trophies, then elephants

WASHINGTON (AP) — A month before the Trump administration sparked outrage by reversing a ban on body parts from threatened African elephants, federal officials quietly loosened restrictions on the importation...
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 01:34

US announcing new NKorea sanctions after terror designation

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is due to announce new sanctions on North Korea on Tuesday after declaring it a state sponsor of terrorism in the latest push to...
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 01:29

Iran's president calls Arab League 'worn-out' body

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has criticized the Arab League for supporting Saudi Arabia and its role in the war in Yemen. Rouhani on Tuesday said it's...
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 01:29

Russia confirms spike in radioactivity in the Urals

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian authorities have confirmed reports of a spike in radioactivity in the air over the Ural Mountains. France's nuclear safety agency earlier this month recorded radioactivity in...
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 01:29

The Latest: Regional leaders meet on Zimbabwe crisis

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The Latest on Zimbabwe's political turmoil (all times local): 10:25 a.m. Four regional countries are meeting on Zimbabwe's political crisis. South Africa's president is joining the...
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 01:25

Landmark Mladic verdict closely watched in the Balkans

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — As the U.N. war crimes court prepares to wrap up its work with a verdict in the landmark genocide trial of former Bosnian Serb military chief...
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 01:13

A look at the 4 countries the US says sponsor terrorism

TOKYO (AP) — North Korea is on its way back onto a very short list of countries the United States says sponsor terrorism. The designation, announced by President Donald Trump...
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 01:06

German president pushing parties to form government

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's president is to meet with party leaders after talks to form a new government between Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative bloc the left-leaning Greens and pro-business Free...
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 01:00

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