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The Latest: US says smooth transition in S. Korea critical

December 9, 2016

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the impeachment of South Korean President Park Geun-hye (all times local):

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5.30 a.. more »»

Syrian forces squeeze Aleppo, bring new wave of evacuations

December 9, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — Nearly two weeks into a crushing blitz, Syrian forces and their allies have taken control of nearly all of what was once an opposition stronghold in eastern Aleppo, touching off a... more »»

Report: Russian doping involved over 1,000 athletes

December 9, 2016

LONDON (AP) — Russia's sports reputation was ripped apart again Friday when a new report into systematic doping detailed a vast "institutional conspiracy" that covered more than 1,000 athletes in... more »»

British police: 83 potential suspects in soccer abuse probe

December 9, 2016

LONDON (AP) — Police overseeing the sex abuse scandal in British soccer say 83 potential suspects have been identified and linked to 98 club. more »»

The Latest: Kerry presses efforts to save Syria's Aleppo

December 9, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the Syrian conflict (all times local):

9:45 p.m.

U.S. more »»

Fears about the missing as Syrian government squeezes Aleppo

December 9, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — Nearly two weeks into a crushing blitz, Syrian forces and their allies have taken control of nearly all of what was once an opposition stronghold in eastern Aleppo, touching off a... more »»

Prince Andrew to press: End false stories about daughters

December 9, 2016

LONDON (AP) — Britain's Prince Andrew wants the media to leave his daughters alone. more »»

Biden urges Canada to fight climate change despite Trump

December 9, 2016

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Outgoing U.S. more »»

Report: Turkey drops homicide case against Israeli officers

December 9, 2016

ISTANBUL (AP) — A Turkish court on Friday dropped a case against Israeli military officials charged in the deaths of 10 Turkish activists who had sought to breach the naval blockade on Gaza in... more »»

The Latest: Un envoy hopeful ahead of Geneva Aleppo meeting

December 9, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the Syrian conflict (all times local):

7:45 p.m.

The U.N. more »»

US defense secretary offers assurances to Afghan leaders

December 9, 2016

BAGRAM AIR BASE, Afghanistan (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Friday that America will stick with Afghanistan for years to come as a new U.S. more »»

Giant panda, father of twins this year, dies in Austrian zoo

December 9, 2016

VIENNA (AP) — Vienna's zoo says that the giant panda that fathered twins earlier this year has died while under anesthesia during an examination for a tumor. more »»

Rats! Paris fights back against rodent infestation

December 9, 2016

PARIS (AP) — Both Nadine Mahe des Portes and the rat panicked when she inadvertently stepped on it on her walk back from work through Paris. more »»

Dutch detain man with rifle, ammo, image of IS flag at home

December 9, 2016

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch police detained a 30-year-old man on suspicion of preparing a terrorist crime after finding a Kalashnikov rifle, two full ammunition clips and a painting... more »»

South Korean president impeachment tarnishes family legacy

December 9, 2016

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Park Geun-hye could always rely on one unwavering gift throughout a political career that saw a triumphant return as South Korea's first female president to the palatial... more »»

Bomb blasts kill 30 in northeast Nigeria; Boko Haram blamed

December 9, 2016

YOLA, Nigeria (AP) — Two women suicide bombers blew themselves up at a bustling market in northeast Nigeria's Madagali town on Friday morning, killing at least 30 people and wounding 67, an army... more »»

Iraqi officials: Separate bombings kill 10 people in Baghdad

December 9, 2016

BAGHDAD (AP) — Separate bombings in the Iraqi capital killed 10 people and wounded another 22 on Friday, according to Iraqi officials. more »»

Colombian president to collect Nobel without rebels in tow

December 9, 2016

OSLO, Norway (AP) — Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos brought no members of the leftist FARC rebel group to Oslo for the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony because he didn't want to "create a... more »»

Populist lawmaker Wilders convicted of anti-Moroccan chants

December 9, 2016

AMSTERDAM (AP) — Populist anti-Islam lawmaker Geert Wilders was found guilty Friday of insulting and inciting discrimination against Moroccans, a conviction he immediately slammed as a "shameful"... more »»

Bombing on Cairo road to pyramids kills 6 Egyptian police

December 9, 2016

CAIRO (AP) — A bombing on a main Cairo road leading to the Giza pyramids killed six police and wounded another three on Friday, the deadliest attack on security forces in the capital in more than... more »»

 
 
 

 

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