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One-of-a-kind Fury won't change after heavyweight title win
BOLTON, England (AP) -- Being heavyweight champion of the world hasn't changed Tyson Fury much, at least judging by the maverick boxer's journey back to Britain after beating Wladimir Klitschko.... 11/30/2015 5:16 PM

16 dead in fight at overcrowded Guatemala prison
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) -- Officials in Guatemala said Monday the death toll in a brawl among inmates at an overcrowded prison has risen to 16, including three inmates who were decapitated.... 11/30/2015 5:14 PM

Pope urges peace while visiting C. African Republic mosque
BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) -- Pope Francis made a historic visit to the last remaining Muslim neighborhood in Central African Republic's capital on Monday, a move that almost immediately opened up a part of the divided city that had been closed off for months because of retaliatory violence between Muslim and Christian militia fighters.... 11/30/2015 5:14 PM

The Latest: Obama: Business needs seat in climate efforts
PARIS (AP) -- The latest news from the U.N. climate conference that began Monday in Paris. All times local:... 11/30/2015 5:10 PM

Haiti opposition says transitional gov't may be needed
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) -- Eight candidates in last month's disputed presidential vote are demanding changes in Haiti's electoral council and national police department. And if that doesn't happen by next month, they are calling for a transitional government to oversee new general elections.... 11/30/2015 4:58 PM

Report: Turkey detains 1,300 migrants in sweep
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Authorities in northwestern Turkey on Monday rounded up some 1,300 asylum seekers and migrants allegedly preparing to make their way into Greece, Turkey's state-run news agency reported.... 11/30/2015 4:58 PM

UK's Labour Party leader faces showdown over Syria strikes
LONDON (AP) -- Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn has indicated that his divided party's parliamentary members will be allowed a "free vote" on whether to launch airstrikes against militants in Syria.... 11/30/2015 4:55 PM

Boko Haram destroys Nigerian military base; 107 troops MIA
YOLA, Nigeria (AP) -- Boko Haram destroyed a Nigerian military base as soldiers fled and only self-defense fighters prevented the insurgents from retaking a northeastern town, residents said Monday.... 11/30/2015 4:51 PM

Obama: Climate pact an 'act of defiance' after Paris attacks
LE BOURGET, France (AP) -- Pushing for a powerful climate deal, President Barack Obama called the global talks opening Monday outside Paris an "act of defiance" against terrorism that proves the world stands undeterred by Islamic State-linked attacks in Europe and beyond.... 11/30/2015 4:47 PM

Leaders of warming Earth meet in Paris to cut emissions
LE BOURGET, France (AP) -- The largest group of world leaders ever to stand together kicked off two weeks of high-stakes climate talks outside Paris on Monday, saying that striking an ambitious deal to curb global warming can show terrorists what countries can achieve when they are united.... 11/30/2015 4:40 PM

Suicide bombing against Shiite pilgrims in Baghdad kills 9
BAGHDAD (AP) -- A suicide bomber targeted Shiite Muslims taking part in an annual pilgrimage in Baghdad on Monday, killing nine people and wounding another 21, Iraqi security officials said.... 11/30/2015 4:38 PM

IAAF suspends 3 senior Kenyan track and field officials
LONDON (AP) -- Three senior Kenyan track and field federation officials were suspended by the IAAF on Monday over accusations they subverted the east African nation's anti-doping system and siphoned money from Nike.... 11/30/2015 4:24 PM

Turkey won't apologize to Russia over warplane downing
BRUSSELS (AP) -- Turkey won't apologize to Russia for shooting down a warplane operating over Syria, the Turkish prime minister said Monday, stressing that the military was doing its job defending the country's airspace.... 11/30/2015 4:22 PM

US activist heading home after serving Peru terror sentence
LIMA, Peru (AP) -- American activist Lori Berenson is finally heading home to New York, two decades after being found guilty of aiding leftist rebels in Peru.... 11/30/2015 4:21 PM

The Latest: Slovakia to accept 149 Christians from Iraq
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) -- The latest on the mass movement of asylum-seekers and others seeking refuge in Europe. All times local:... 11/30/2015 4:17 PM

Thai opposition leaders detained ahead of scandal park visit
BANGKOK (AP) -- Soldiers and police in military-run Thailand detained two top leaders of the anti-government Red Shirt movement Monday as they prepared to visit a park celebrating past Thai kings that is at the center of a corruption scandal linked to the army.... 11/30/2015 4:11 PM

Russia to impose food ban in new sanctions against Turkey
MOSCOW (AP) -- Russia will restrict imports of Turkish fruit and vegetables as part of a package of new sanctions following the downing of a Russian warplane by Turkey last week.... 11/30/2015 4:04 PM

Night fire in dorms kills 7 at Nigerian girls' school
KANO, Nigeria (AP) -- An official says a fire has gutted the dormitories of a girls' high school in northern Kano state, killing 7 students and injuring 25.... 11/30/2015 3:53 PM

US-backed rebels, rival insurgents clash in Syria, 20 killed
BEIRUT (AP) -- Fighting between U.S.-backed Syrian rebels and rival militants has killed more than 20 people in northern Syria over the past two days, opposition activists said on Monday.... 11/30/2015 3:50 PM

King tells Sephardic Jews Spain has missed them
MADRID (AP) -- Spanish King Felipe VI has presided over a ceremony welcoming a new citizenship law for descendants of Sephardic Jews expelled five centuries ago, saying Spain had missed them.... 11/30/2015 3:48 PM

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