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Chinese gloat over Obama's turkey named Abe _ not Ah-bay
BEIJING (AP) -- President Barack Obama's pardoning of a turkey named "Abe" this Thanksgiving has led some Chinese to gloat at the Japanese prime minister's expense.... 11/26/2015 11:10 AM

The Latest: Eagles of Death Metal will return to Paris venue
PARIS (AP) -- The latest on the attacks in Paris and security alert in Brussels. All times local:... 11/26/2015 11:03 AM

Cameron: UK must attack IS in Syria to deny group safe haven
LONDON (AP) -- Prime Minister David Cameron says Britain owes it to allies France and the United States to join airstrikes against the Islamic State group in Syria.... 11/26/2015 11:01 AM

China in talks with Djibouti on establishing logistics base
BEIJING (AP) -- China said Thursday it is in talks with Djibouti about setting up a naval logistics center in the Horn of Africa nation to service Chinese anti-piracy patrols, raising the sensitive issue of whether Beijing will seek military bases overseas.... 11/26/2015 10:59 AM

UN: No assurance all of Iran's nuclear program is peaceful
VIENNA (AP) -- Iran is reducing its nuclear activities under a deal with six world powers, but a senior U.N. official says he cannot guarantee that everything it is doing is peaceful.... 11/26/2015 10:53 AM

Official: Nigerian president to decide on $5.2B MTN fine
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) -- A Nigerian government spokesman says President Muhammadu Buhari will make the final decision on whether to lower the gigantic $5.2 billion fine meted out to African telecommunications giant MTN.... 11/26/2015 10:52 AM

Russian agency: S-400 missiles already deployed in Syria
MOSCOW (AP) -- Russia's state-owned RIA Novosti news agency is reporting that Russia has already deployed long-range air defense missiles at its base in Syria.... 11/26/2015 10:40 AM

Outspoken Miss World Canada denied entry to China
BEIJING (AP) -- A friend of Miss World Canada says the outspoken contestant has been barred from entering China to take part in this year's pageant in the southern island province of Hainan.... 11/26/2015 10:37 AM

Russia holding up Turkish goods at border as relations sour
MOSCOW (AP) -- Customs officials along the Russian border are scrutinizing Turkish goods due to "various reasons" including a possible terrorist threat, a spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday.... 11/26/2015 10:35 AM

Russian state-owned news agency says promised S-400 anti-aircraft missiles deployed in Syr...
MOSCOW (AP) -- Russian state-owned news agency says promised S-400 anti-aircraft missiles deployed in Syria.... 11/26/2015 10:33 AM

Queen Elizabeth II visits beloved Malta and Commonwealth
LONDON (AP) -- It is a bittersweet moment for Queen Elizabeth II. She is visiting a country she loves, on what may be her final visit to an organization she cherishes - one that might struggle without her.... 11/26/2015 10:33 AM

South Koreans mourn ex-President Kim in state funeral
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Thousands of mourners gathered Thursday at the lawn outside South Korea's parliament to bid farewell to former President Kim Young-sam, whose landmark 1992 election victory ended decades of military rule and ushered in a series of reforms.... 11/26/2015 10:32 AM

Pope says Christian-Muslim dialogue 'essential' for peace
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- Pope Francis told Christian and Muslim leaders in Kenya on Thursday that they have little choice but to engage in dialogue to guard against the "barbarous" Islamic extremist attacks that have struck Kenya, saying they need to be "prophets of peace."... 11/26/2015 10:26 AM

The Latest: Police say fewer than predicted at Nairobi Mass
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- The latest on Pope Francis' first trip to Africa. (All times local.)... 11/26/2015 10:26 AM

Japan announces $10.6 billion in climate financing for 2020
TOKYO (AP) -- Gearing up for global warming talks in Paris next week, Japan said Thursday it plans to provide 1.3 trillion yen ($10.6 billion) in climate financing a year for developing countries from 2020, including public and private funds.... 11/26/2015 10:16 AM

The Latest: Dutch court says asylum-seekers must cooperate
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 10:16 AM

South Korea: VW rigged emissions in 125,000 diesel vehicles
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- South Korea said Thursday it fined Volkswagen $12.3 million and ordered recalls of 125,522 diesel vehicles after the government found their emissions tests were rigged.... 11/26/2015 10:12 AM

Rights court upholds French headscarf ban in hospital job
PARIS (AP) -- Europe's top human rights court is upholding France's headscarf ban in the case of a Muslim social worker who lost her hospital job because she would not remove her scarf.... 11/26/2015 9:55 AM

Arkansas a refuge from rising seas in Marshall Islands
MAJURO ATOLL, Marshall Islands (AP) -- Valentino Keimbar hides from the intense heat in the shade of a breadfruit tree, waiting for his basketball game to begin. It was supposed to start a couple of hours ago, maybe three, but time matters little here on the Marshall Islands.... 11/26/2015 9:40 AM

BC-EU--Europe-Migrants-The Latest
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) -- A Dutch advisory court says that the government can demand of migrants who have had their asylum applications rejected that they cooperate with efforts to repatriate them in return for basic accommodation in the Netherlands.... 11/26/2015 9:38 AM

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