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In S. Korea, a town of Kims _ and an unusual shared history
NONSAN, South Korea (AP) -- Many of his students are Kims. So are his fellow teachers, an elementary school alumnus and the owners of restaurants and pubs that he patronizes in his small farming village. Lots of Kims in his neighborhood, too. Such is everyday life for Kim Sun Won, who, obviously, is a Kim too.... 11/29/2015 5:37 AM

Carson after tour: Syrian refugees don't want to come to US
AZRAQ REFUGEE CAMP, Jordan (AP) -- After touring Syrian refugee camps in Jordan, Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson on Saturday suggested that camps should serve as a long-term solution for millions, while other refugees could be absorbed by Middle Eastern countries.... 11/29/2015 3:18 AM

Pope heads to Central African Republic with peace message
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) -- Pope Francis travels Sunday to Central African Republic, making the final stop of his first trip to Africa in a country where violence between Christian and Muslim militants has forced nearly 1 million from their homes over the last two years and created a divided capital.... 11/29/2015 3:02 AM

Twin suicide bombings kill at least 5 in north Cameroon
YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) -- A military official says two female suicide bombers have staged attacks in north Cameroon, killing at least five people.... 11/28/2015 11:12 PM

UN: Maurice Strong, climate and development pioneer, dies
TORONTO (AP) -- Maurice Strong, whose work helped lead to the landmark climate summit that begins in Paris on Monday, has died at age 86, the head of the U.N.'s environmental agency said Saturday.... 11/28/2015 10:54 PM

Bodies of 8 slain men found dumped in southeastern Mexico
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Authorities in Mexico say the bodies of eight slain men have been found dumped in a southeastern town.... 11/28/2015 10:21 PM

Greek political leaders fail to agree on pension reforms
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- The leaders of five of the seven parties represented in Greece's Parliament have failed to agree on pension reforms after a six-hour meeting, prompting the prime minister to criticize the opposition for being "irresponsible" and "unserious."... 11/28/2015 8:48 PM

Putin orders sanctions against Turkey after downing of jet
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday called for sanctions against Turkey, following the downing this week by Turkey of a Russian warplane.... 11/28/2015 8:39 PM

Migrants clash with Macedonian police on Greek border
IDOMENI, Greece (AP) -- Migrants on the Greek-Macedonian border attacked police with stones Saturday, enraged by the sight of Macedonian authorities erecting a fence along the border and an accident that injured a young Moroccan man.... 11/28/2015 8:39 PM

Brazil to sue BHP, Vale for $ 5.2 billion for burst dam
SAO PAULO (AP) -- Federal and state governments in Brazil say they will sue iron ore miner Samarco and its co-owners BHP Billiton and Vale for $ 5.2 billion for the damage caused when a dam burst earlier this month, creating an environmental disaster.... 11/28/2015 8:16 PM

The Latest: Macedonia: 18 officers injured in migrants clash
SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) -- The latest on the mass movement of asylum-seekers and others seeking refuge in Europe. All times local:... 11/28/2015 8:07 PM

The Latest: French probe if detonators were sold to fugitive
PARIS (AP) -- The Latest on the attacks in Paris and security aftermath. All times local:... 11/28/2015 8:03 PM

Mortar attack on UN base in north Mali kills 3, injures 20
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) -- Mortars lit up the dawn sky when they were fired on a United Nations base in the northern Mali city of Kidal early Saturday, killing at least three people.... 11/28/2015 7:51 PM

Coast Guard finds body believed to be missing Chilean man
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) -- The U.S. Coast Guard has found a body floating off Puerto Rico's northwest coast that officials believe to be a Chilean man reported missing from a cargo vessel traveling through the region.... 11/28/2015 7:37 PM

Iran lures foreign investors with new oil contracts
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- Iran unveiled a new model of oil contracts Saturday aimed at attracting foreign investment once sanctions are lifted under a landmark nuclear deal reached earlier this year, and said U.S. companies would be welcome to participate.... 11/28/2015 7:26 PM

Nigerian security agencies searching for kidnapped Poles
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) -- Nigerian security agencies are conducting a "spirited search" for the Polish captain and four crew members abducted from a cargo ship, an official said Saturday.... 11/28/2015 7:02 PM

Putin orders sanctions against Turkey
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday called for sanctions against Turkey, following the downing this week by Turkey of a Russian warplane.... 11/28/2015 6:55 PM

Russian President Vladimir Putin orders sanctions against Turkey including ban on some goo...
MOSCOW (AP) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin orders sanctions against Turkey including ban on some goods.... 11/28/2015 5:50 PM

Spanish police arrest 3 for links to Islamic militants
MADRID (AP) -- Spanish police say they have arrested two men and a woman in northeastern Catalonia on suspicion of being involved in a network that recruited militants for the Islamic State group.... 11/28/2015 5:49 PM

Egypt says 90 percent chance of hidden rooms in Tut tomb
CAIRO (AP) -- Egypt on Saturday said there is a 90 percent chance that hidden chambers will be found within King Tutankhamun's tomb, based on the preliminary results of a new exploration of the 3,300-year-old mausoleum.... 11/28/2015 5:42 PM

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