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Obama, Putin huddle on sidelines of Paris climate talks
LE BOURGET, France (AP) -- President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin (POO'-tihn) are meeting during global climate talks outside Paris.... 11/30/2015 1:34 PM

With peace near, debate 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 1:33 PM

AP PHOTOS: Brazil dam 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 1:30 PM

Kosovo Parliament disrupted with tear gas, again
PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) -- Opposition lawmakers in Kosovo have again disrupted parliament with tear gas, in a continuing protest against deals with Serbia and Montenegro.... 11/30/2015 1:26 PM

Germany mulls sending up to 1,200 troops on Syria mission
BERLIN (AP) -- The German government is planning to send up to 1,200 troops to help in the fight against the Islamic State group.... 11/30/2015 1:25 PM

Prosecutors: London gem heist suspect used retiree bus pass
LONDON (AP) -- Prosecutors say the oldest member of a British jewel theft gang used another person's free senior citizen's transport card to get a bus to the heist.... 11/30/2015 1:11 PM

Beijing air pollution reaches extremely hazardous levels
BEIJING (AP) -- Beijing suffered its worst air pollution of the year on Monday, with monitoring sites throughout the city reporting extremely hazardous levels of pollutants.... 11/30/2015 1:11 PM

The Latest: National pavilions save the world colorfully
PARIS (AP) -- The latest news from the U.N. climate conference that began Monday in Paris. All times local:... 11/30/2015 1:00 PM

AP Analysis: Final UN Iran probe report likely inconclusive
VIENNA (AP) -- The conclusions of a secret U.N. nuclear agency document leaked six years ago were explosive. Iran, it said, had likely worked on developing an atomic bomb.... 11/30/2015 12:59 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 12:54 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 12:52 PM

Leftists block Catalan leader's bid to head regional govt
MADRID (AP) -- Efforts by the acting president of Spain's powerful northeastern Catalonia region to form a pro-independence regional government have been dealt another blow as the radical pro-secession CUP party reaffirmed its opposition to his candidacy.... 11/30/2015 12:50 PM

EU slams Syria for gaps in chemical weapons declaration
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) -- A European Union envoy criticized Syria on Monday for "gaps and contradictions" in its declarations about its chemical weapons arsenal to the global watchdog overseeing the destruction of the toxic armaments.... 11/30/2015 12:45 PM

British Museum to launch exhibit of Egypt's 'sunken cities'
LONDON (AP) -- The British Museum is planning its first major exhibition of underwater archaeology with a showing of artifacts from two of Egypt's "sunken cities."... 11/30/2015 12:43 PM

US-backed rebels, rival insurgents clash in Syria, 20 killed
BEIRUT (AP) -- Opposition activists say fighting between U.S.-backed Syrian rebels and rival militants has killed more than 20 people over the past two days.... 11/30/2015 12:43 PM

Egypt releases 31 detained over unlawful protest
CAIRO (AP) -- An Egyptian police official says authorities have released 31 graduates arrested the previous day for attending an unauthorized protest to demand government jobs.... 11/30/2015 12:41 PM

PM: Turkey won't apologize to Russia over downing of jet
BRUSSELS (AP) -- Defying calls from Moscow, Turkey's prime minister said Monday that his country won't apologize to Russia for shooting down a warplane operating over Syria, saying the Turkish military was doing its job defending the national airspace.... 11/30/2015 12:38 PM

Amid heavy security, pope visits C. African Republic mosque
BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) -- Pope Francis ventured into the volatile Muslim enclave of Central African Republic's capital on Monday and brought his message of reconciliation to the city's main mosque, insisting that Christians and Muslims have long lived peacefully together here and that religion can never justify violence.... 11/30/2015 12:33 PM

High Court rules against Northern Ireland's abortion law
LONDON (AP) -- A Belfast High Court ruling is expected to ease Northern Ireland's strict anti-abortion laws to make it easier for women to terminate pregnancies in some cases.... 11/30/2015 12:07 PM

Chinese president to head to Africa
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) -- Some immigration signs at Zimbabwe's main international airport are in Chinese, a sign of China's deep economic inroads in Africa, which Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit this week.... 11/30/2015 12:04 PM

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