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Kenyan university: 1 dead during stampede over drill
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- A drill to test terrorism preparedness at a leading Kenyan university led to a stampede in which one person died and 20 others were injured, the institution said Monday.... 11/30/2015 8:39 PM

Putin, Obama discuss Syria political settlement
PARIS (AP) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin said Monday that he and President Barack Obama have a shared understanding on how to move toward a political settlement in Syria, but added that incidents like the recent downing of a Russian warplane by a Turkish fighter jet stymie broader cooperation against extremism.... 11/30/2015 8:33 PM

British leader sets Syria airstrikes debate for Wednesday
LONDON (AP) -- Prime Minister David Cameron says Parliament will hold a debate Wednesday on whether Britain should launch airstrikes against militants in Syria.... 11/30/2015 8:30 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 8:30 PM

British prime minister says he will call a one-day debate Wednesday on airstrikes in Syria
LONDON (AP) -- British prime minister says he will call a one-day debate Wednesday on airstrikes in Syria.... 11/30/2015 8:26 PM

France carries out strikes on IS in Iraq after Paris attacks
PARIS (AP) -- France says it has carried out five airstrikes in northern Iraq as part of stepped-up military operations against Islamic State militants.... 11/30/2015 8:24 PM

17 dead in fight at overcrowded Guatemala prison
ESCUINTLA, Guatemala (AP) -- Seventeen prisoners were killed in a gang brawl inside an overcrowded Guatemalan prison, including seven who were decapitated, officials said Monday.... 11/30/2015 8:20 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 8:18 PM

World leaders gather to try to save Earth from overheating
LE BOURGET, France (AP) -- With dramatic vows to save future generations from an overheated planet, the largest gathering ever of world leaders began two weeks of talks Monday aimed at producing the most far-reaching pact yet to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions and avert environmental havoc.... 11/30/2015 8:18 PM

The Latest: US House leader won't pay for climate deal
PARIS (AP) -- The latest news from the U.N. climate conference that began Monday in Paris. All times local:... 11/30/2015 8:16 PM

Pope backs more defense time in Vatican leaks trial
ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (AP) -- Pope Francis has acknowledged criticism that the Vatican's trial over leaked documents has been rushed, saying the defendants and their lawyers must have time to mount a proper defense.... 11/30/2015 8:13 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 8:09 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 8:05 PM

Activists call on Gambia gov't to release environmentalists
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) -- Rights groups are calling on Gambia's government to release 33 activists who were detained more than a week ago after demonstrating against sand mining in their village.... 11/30/2015 7:59 PM

Puerto Rico going down to the wire on $355M debt payment
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) -- Debt-burdened Puerto Rico is struggling to make a looming $355 million bond payment.... 11/30/2015 7:56 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 7:50 PM

The Latest: Vienna orchestra to buy home for 4 families
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) -- The latest on the mass movement of asylum-seekers and others seeking refuge in Europe. All times local:... 11/30/2015 7:44 PM

Iran denies links to 2 alleged operatives arrested in Kenya
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- Iran has denied any links to two detained Kenyans accused of spying and plotting attacks on Western targets in Nairobi.... 11/30/2015 7:41 PM

Brazil House Speaker denies bribery reports
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- The embattled speaker of Brazil's House of Representatives has vehemently denied reports that a document seized in a corruption probe suggests he received nearly $12 million to support legislation favoring a top investment bank.... 11/30/2015 7:37 PM

Pope outlines Mexico trip with four s
ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (AP) -- Pope Francis says he hopes to add the key Mexico-U.S. border city of Juarez to his Mexico itinerary next year, confirming the trip will have a strong immigration theme.... 11/30/2015 7:21 PM

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