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Israel convicts 2 youths in 2014 killing of Palestinian
JERUSALEM (AP) -- A Jerusalem court has convicted two Israeli youths in the grisly killing last year of 16-year-old Palestinian Mohammed Abu Khdeir, who was burned to death in east Jerusalem.... 11/30/2015 8:28 AM

Obama, Xi to meet on sidelines of Paris climate conference
PARIS (AP) -- It's a meeting of the world's top two carbon polluters as President Barack Obama and China's leader pull up chairs at the Paris climate conference to discuss efforts to fight global warming.... 11/30/2015 8:26 AM

South Korea parliament ratifies free trade pact with China
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- South Korea's parliament approved a free trade pact with China after opposition lawmakers secured a $1.4 billion relief package for farmers.... 11/30/2015 8:21 AM

The Latest: Pope speaks at Central African Republic mosque
BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) -- The latest on Pope Francis' first trip to Africa. (All times local.)... 11/30/2015 8:09 AM

Israel court convicts 2 Jewish youths for 2014 killing of Palestinian teen Mohammed Abu Kh...
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel court convicts 2 Jewish youths for 2014 killing of Palestinian teen Mohammed Abu Khdeir.... 11/30/2015 8:05 AM

Leaders of warming Earth meet in Paris to cut emissions
LE BOURGET, France (AP) -- Some 150 world leaders including President Barack Obama are joining U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Monday in kicking off two weeks of high-stakes climate talks near Paris, with organizers hoping the unprecedented high-level appearances will turbocharge the chances of reaching an ambitious deal to cut emissions that are warming the planet.... 11/30/2015 8:02 AM

Taiwan says it has swapped spy convicts with China
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) -- Taiwan says that it and old foe China have released high-level spying convicts in a sign of goodwill linked to a first-ever meeting between their presidents.... 11/30/2015 7:53 AM

Officials say Saudi soldier, 2 Yemenis killed near border
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) -- Saudi officials say a Saudi soldier and two Yemenis have been killed in cross-border shooting and shelling by Yemen's Shiite rebels.... 11/30/2015 7:37 AM

The Latest: Hollande, Ban greet leaders for climate talks
PARIS (AP) -- The latest news from the U.N. climate conference that gets underway in Paris on Monday. All times local:... 11/30/2015 7:18 AM

Steel factory gas leak kills 10, injures 7 in eastern China
BEIJING (AP) -- A gas leak at a steel parts factory in eastern China killed 10 people and left seven others hospitalized with carbon monoxide poisoning in the latest deadly industrial accident to hit China, officials said Monday.... 11/30/2015 7:07 AM

Russian film director Eldar Ryazanov dies at 88
MOSCOW (AP) -- Film director Eldar Ryazanov, who satirized and romanticized the life of ordinary Russians in his immensely popular comedies for almost six decades, has died. He was 88.... 11/30/2015 7:04 AM

Malaysian pleads guilty to indecent assault in New Zealand
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) -- A Malaysian military officer who was extradited to New Zealand after earlier leaving the country under the protection of diplomatic immunity pleaded guilty Monday to indecent assault.... 11/30/2015 6:13 AM

Japan leaders in SOS to cash cow companies as recovery lags
TOKYO (AP) -- Japan's central bank governor and other officials are stepping up appeals to cash-rich corporations to do more to boost the country's faltering economic recovery.... 11/30/2015 6:11 AM

Key sticking points in UN climate talks
PARIS (AP) -- Some 180 countries have already presented plans to cut or rein in their climate-warming greenhouse gas emissions.... 11/30/2015 5:14 AM

With peace near, debates grows over Colombia's draft
SACHICA, Colombia (AP) -- The army truck pulled up at 4 p.m. on a Sunday as Omar Rodriguez, in a baseball cap and torn jeans, walked to a bus stop in his rural village of tile-roofed white homes.... 11/30/2015 5:12 AM

AP PHOTOS: Brazil mine disaster leaves swath of destruction
BENTO RODRIGUES, Brazil (AP) -- This village used to be home for about 600 people. Then on Nov. 5, a dam at a nearby iron ore mine burst, unleashing a tsunami of mud that swept away nearly everything in its path, flattening houses, uprooting trees and tossing cars.... 11/30/2015 5:11 AM

Japan whaling fleet set to leave for Antarctic
TOKYO (AP) -- Japan's whaling fleet leaves Tuesday for the Antarctic for a three-month, scaled-down hunt, the government said, despite protests from opponents who say Tokyo has not proven that whales need to be killed for research.... 11/30/2015 5:04 AM

Asian stocks down ahead of US data, Fed speeches
BEIJING (AP) -- Asian stocks fell Monday as investors looked ahead to this week's public appearances by the U.S. Federal Reserve chief for signs of whether the central bank will raise interest rates this month.... 11/30/2015 4:33 AM

At least 6 killed in fight among inmates at Guatemala prison
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) -- Officials in Guatemala say a brawl among inmates at an overcrowded prison killed six people and wounded several others.... 11/30/2015 3:36 AM

Greek PM Tsipras takes on Turkey's Davutoglu on Twitter
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- A highly unusual online exchange took place on Twitter between the prime ministers of Greece and Turkey late Sunday before the former deleted his tweets - but only from the English version of his account.... 11/30/2015 2:24 AM

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