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Russia-US ties hard to mend, interests differ sharply

MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin hopes that Donald Trump will move to improve badly strained Russia-U.S. ties once he takes office. Relations between Moscow and Washington are at their lowest...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 07:58

Kremlin counts days to Trump's inauguration, blasts Obama

MOSCOW (AP) — Exulted by Donald Trump's victory in the U.S., the Kremlin is counting the days to his inauguration and venting its anger at Barack Obama's outgoing administration, no...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 07:46

Milan fashion houses seek out their roots in new collections

MILAN (AP) — This is the season of renewal, with new faces at some of Milan's top fashion brands. New creative directors made their debuts Sunday during the second day...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 07:43

Gambia president-elect in Senegal until inauguration

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — A Senegal official says the West African country is hosting Gambia's president-elect Adama Barrow until his inauguration on Thursday. The official, who spoke to The Associated...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 07:33

Ex-minister Jeremic says he will seek Serbian presidency

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Former Serbian Foreign Minister Vuk Jeremic says is running for Serbia's presidency in this year's election. Jeremic formally announced the decision Sunday in Belgrade. It was...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 07:31

Turkey detains 9 colonels in north Cyprus for Gulen ties

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey's state-run news agency says nine Turkish colonels have been detained in northern Cyprus as part of the investigation into the movement allegedly responsible for a failed...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 07:24

South Sudan claims mandate has expired for more UN troops

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — South Sudan's government is claiming that the U.N. Security Council mandate has expired to send a new contingent of 4,000 peacekeepers to boost the existing force...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 07:20

Syrian opposition: Shelling of displaced shelter kills 12

BEIRUT (AP) — Pro-Syrian government troops shelled a village in a rebel-controlled area near Damascus on Sunday, killing at least 12 civilians and injuring several others who were taking shelter...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 07:17

What you need to know now about the upcoming tax season

It's a new year and time to put the last one to bed, which means filing your taxes. The Internal Revenue Service says to expect a few changes when the...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 07:02

Nowhere left to run away to: The final days of the circus

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — Goodbye to death-defying feats — daring young men (and women) on the flying trapeze, whip-wielding lion tamers, human cannonballs. Goodbye to the scent of peanuts and...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 07:01

Russian security chief says country seeing more cyberattacks

MOSCOW (AP) — The head of the Russian Security Council says the country recently has seen a marked increase in attempted cyberattacks from overseas. The comments by Nikolai Patrushev, quoted...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 06:31

Syrian opposition: Shelling in water-rich valley kills 7

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian opposition activists say government shelling has struck a village in a rebel-controlled area near Damascus, killing at least seven civilians and injuring several others, in violence...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 06:25

Quaker group marks centennial with 'Waging Peace' exhibit

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The American Friends Service Committee is celebrating 100 years of activism with an exhibit called "Waging Peace" at Philadelphia's African American Museum. The nonprofit Quaker organization was...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 06:17

Secret WWI telegram holds lessons for today, historians say

NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — In a secret telegram a century ago, Germany tried to get Mexico to join its side during World War I by offering it territory in the...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 06:07

Serbia warns intervention in Kosovo amid Balkan train row

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia is warning Kosovo it will defend "every inch of its territory," including its former province where Serbs allegedly are under threat from Kosovo Albanians. Serbian...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 05:50

Treasury chief says UK to adapt if barred from EU market

LONDON (AP) — Britain's treasury chief says the UK will take whatever steps necessary to stay competitive in the global economy, if the country is shut out of the European...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 05:43

Indonesia, Japan affirm deeper ties during Abe's Asian tour

BOGOR, Indonesia (AP) — Japan and Indonesia have affirmed a deepening of economic and political ties during a visit by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who is using a four-nation...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 05:39

Anti-Trumper John Kasich to doubters: I'm no lame duck

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The past year's been a roller coaster for Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY'-sik). He went from being an "adult-in-the-room" alternative to the Republican presidential field to...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 05:36

Congo warns of armed ex-M23 rebels crossing border

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congo's government says 250 armed members of a former rebel group have crossed from Uganda into Congo. Government spokesman Lambert Mende said Sunday the government was...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 05:31

'Reality TV' campaigning is part of new political world

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump proved you could ride reality TV fame to the White House. Now, a young Republican is allowing a film crew to shadow him as...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 05:26

Repaired and ready: Venue where a young Dylan played reopens

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — An upstate New York coffeehouse where Bob Dylan played some of his earliest shows is back in business after a $2 million renovation. Caffe Lena...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 05:16

The bald and the bold: Eagles' resurgence comes at a price

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The resurgence of the American bald eagle is one of the country's greatest success stories, but some farmers and conservationists say the continued growth of the...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 05:06

Eurowings flight from Oman lands in Kuwait after bomb threat

KUWAIT CITY (AP) — A Germany-bound Eurowings passenger flight from Oman landed in Kuwait on Sunday over a bomb threat but no explosives were found on board, authorities said. The...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 05:04

Warren embraces her role as a top Democratic foil to Trump

BOSTON (AP) — Elizabeth Warren is embracing her role as a top Democratic foil to Republican President-elect Donald Trump. The Massachusetts senator penned a scathing 16-page critique of Trump's education...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 04:58

Pope demands protection for migrants as sea rescue continues

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is demanding that "every possible measure" be taken to protect young refugees as he marks the church's World Day of Migrants a day after...
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 04:46

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