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Russia strikes back at Turkey by cutting business ties
MOSCOW (AP) -- Russia plans to retaliate against Turkey for the downing of a warplane by imposing sanctions, cutting economic ties and scrapping major investment projects.... 11/26/2015 3:36 PM

Adele announces first tour in five years for new album '25'
LONDON (AP) -- Adele has announced her first tour since 2011, with a string of European dates in support of her record-breaking new album, "25."... 11/26/2015 3:35 PM

Pope says 'catastrophic' if interests derail climate talks
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- Pope Francis warned Thursday that it would be "catastrophic" for world leaders to let special interest groups get in the way of a global agreement to curb fossil fuel emissions as he brought his environmental message to the heart of Africa on the eve of make-or-break climate change talks in Paris.... 11/26/2015 3:33 PM

Tunisia identifies suicide bomber as local street vendor
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) -- Tunisian authorities have identified a suicide bomber who targeted presidential guards in a deadly attack, saying he was a 27-year-old local street vendor.... 11/26/2015 3:31 PM

The Latest: Pope says fossil fuels must be curbed in talks
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- ... 11/26/2015 3:27 PM

Greek pensioners take to streets ahead of expected cuts
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- More than 2,000 pensioners chanting "We can't live on 300 euros" marched through central Athens Thursday to protest plans by the country's left-wing government to overhaul the pension system.... 11/26/2015 3:22 PM

The Latest: German official says some migrants IS radicals
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) -- The latest on the mass movement of asylum-seekers and others seeking refuge in Europe. All times local:... 11/26/2015 3:21 PM

Pope to Paris climate negotiators: Don't let special interests 'manipulate' info, derail d...
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- Pope to Paris climate negotiators: Don't let special interests 'manipulate' info, derail deal.... 11/26/2015 3:20 PM

French president off to Moscow for talks on fighting terror
MOSCOW (AP) -- French President Francois Hollande was traveling to Moscow on Thursday to push for a stronger coalition against Islamic State militants in Syria, trying to unite France, the United States and Russia in the aftermath of the Paris attacks that killed 130 people and jolted the West.... 11/26/2015 3:16 PM

IAAF says Russia accepts ban, will cooperate with inspectors
MONACO (AP) -- Russia vowed Thursday to work "very actively" with track and field's governing body to eradicate the doping culture that led to its blanket ban from international competition, possibly including next year's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.... 11/26/2015 3:05 PM

2 Palestinians die in clashes; Israel toughens fence
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Two Palestinians were shot and killed in separate clashes with Israeli security forces in the West Bank on Thursday as Israel announced plans to strengthen a fence near the flashpoint city of Hebron in an effort to contain a two-month spate of violence.... 11/26/2015 3:02 PM

South Africa moves closer to legal trade in rhino horns
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- A South African court on Thursday opened the way to allowing local trade in rhino horns, alarming some conservationists who warned the ruling leaves rhinos even more vulnerable to poachers who are slaughtering them in record numbers.... 11/26/2015 3:00 PM

Britain's Prince Harry opens children's center in Lesotho
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- Prince Harry has named the buildings of a new children's center in Lesotho after the two most important women in his life - his mother and his nanny.... 11/26/2015 2:49 PM

Gambia leader denounces female genital mutilation
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) -- Gambia's president advocated banning female genital mutilation, giving hope to human rights activists who are urging Gambia to adopt a law against the practice.... 11/26/2015 2:44 PM

Turkish journalists face jail over arms smuggling reports
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Turkey's state-run news agency says a prosecutor has demanded that the editor-in-chief of an opposition newspaper be jailed on charges of terror propaganda and for revealing state secrets along with the paper's Ankara representative.... 11/26/2015 2:42 PM

Outspoken Miss World Canada denied entry to China
HONG KONG (AP) -- Canada's outspoken Miss World contestant said she was barred Thursday from entering China to take part in this year's pageant and accused Beijing of overreach in extending its campaign of censorship even to beauty contests.... 11/26/2015 2:31 PM

Thai police allege armed plot by government opponents
BANGKOK (AP) -- Thai police said Thursday they have uncovered a plot by opponents of the military government involving an armed attack during upcoming events commemorating the country's monarchy.... 11/26/2015 2:30 PM

Cameron: UK must attack IS in Syria to deny group safe haven
LONDON (AP) -- British Prime Minister David Cameron tried to persuade reluctant lawmakers to back airstrikes on the Islamic State group in Syria, saying Thursday that the Paris attacks have given the fight new urgency and Britain owes it to key allies to act.... 11/26/2015 2:29 PM

New Polish defense minister casts doubt on purchase plans
WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- Poland's new defense minister says the country may back out of plans to purchase French military helicopters and a U.S. Patriot missile system.... 11/26/2015 2:27 PM

The Latest: Authorities carry out raid in southern Belgium
PARIS (AP) -- The latest on the attacks in Paris and security alert in Brussels. All times local:... 11/26/2015 2:16 PM

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