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The Latest: Pope warns 'it's now or never' on climate
PARIS (AP) -- The latest news from the U.N. climate conference that began Monday in Paris. All times local:... 11/30/2015 7:01 PM

Jordan launches computerized census, first in 11 years
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) -- Jordan launched a national census Monday to provide greater clarity about a population that includes large numbers of Syrian refugees and foreign workers.... 11/30/2015 6:57 PM

UK's Labour Party leader okays free vote on Syria strikes
LONDON (AP) -- British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn has indicated that his divided Labour Party's lawmakers will be allowed a free vote on whether to launch airstrikes against militants in Syria, a position that will boost Prime Minister David Cameron's chances of gaining parliamentary backing.... 11/30/2015 6:43 PM

La Scala gala season premiere to open under extra security
MILAN (AP) -- La Scala's gala season premiere of Verdi's "Giovanna d'Arco" ("Joan of Arc") will take place under extra security in the wake of the Paris attacks and indications that the famed Milanese theater is a possible target for extremists.... 11/30/2015 6:41 PM

The Latest: Pope Francis wraps up Africa trip
BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) -- The latest on Pope Francis' first trip to Africa. (All times local.)... 11/30/2015 6:41 PM

US activist heading home after serving Peru 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 6:38 PM

Germany deals IOC and Bach a message: No thanks, to Olympics
LONDON (AP) -- Once again, German voters delivered a harsh and sobering message to the Olympic movement: No thanks.... 11/30/2015 6:34 PM

Report: Clashes between govt., rebels kill 30 in Congo
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) -- Clashes between rebels and soldiers in eastern Congo killed at least 30 people, including civilians and a United Nations peacekeeper, the director of an activist group said Monday.... 11/30/2015 6:32 PM

Quotes from first day of Paris climate conference
PARIS (AP) -- A sample of quotes from the first day of U.N.-organized climate talks outside Paris being attended by 151 heads of state and government, more than two weeks after attacks in the French capital that killed 130 people.... 11/30/2015 6:19 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 6:16 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 6:15 PM

The Latest: Nordic countries see fall in asylum-seekers
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) -- The latest on the mass movement of asylum-seekers and others seeking refuge in Europe. All times local:... 11/30/2015 6:05 PM

Italian principal accused of canceling Christmas
MILAN (AP) -- A public school principal in predominantly Roman Catholic Italy has been accused of canceling Christmas after removing religious songs from the annual holiday pageant.... 11/30/2015 5:56 PM

China joins IMF currency basket: Why it matters
BEIJING (AP) -- The addition of China's yuan to the select basket of currencies used as a yardstick by the International Monetary Fund is a sign, experts say, that the yuan may one day become as recognizable as the dollar or euro.... 11/30/2015 5:55 PM

Kosovo Parliament disrupted with tear gas, again
PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) -- The opposition in Kosovo said Monday it would turn to street protests to get the government to cancel deals with Serbia and Montenegro after its lawmakers were barred from Parliament after they again broke up a session with tear gas.... 11/30/2015 5:50 PM

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

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

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

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