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UN chief recommends stepped-up UN presence in Burundi
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon recommended Monday that the U.N. Security Council authorize a stepped-up U.N. presence in violence-wracked Burundi to promote a political dialogue but stopped short of calling for a full-fledged U.N. peacekeeping force.... 12/1/2015 12:00 AM

Puerto Rico going down to the wire on $355M debt payment
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) -- Puerto Rican officials had not decided whether the U.S. island territory can make a looming $355 million bond payment a day before its due date, the governor said Monday.... 11/30/2015 11:39 PM

3 men arrested in killing of Venezuela opposition leader
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- Venezuelan officials have arrested three men in connection with the assassination of an opposition leader.... 11/30/2015 11:04 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 Monday, a move that almost immediately opened up a part of the divided city troubled for months by retaliatory violence between Muslim and Christian militias.... 11/30/2015 10:06 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 10:00 PM

Climate talks: What's happened and what's next
LE BOURGET, France (AP) -- An unprecedented number of world leaders joined together Monday to give a boost to difficult, years-long efforts to fight climate change collectively.... 11/30/2015 9:54 PM

Mexico: burned-out van belonged to missing Australians
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Prosecutors in the northern Mexico state of Sinaloa said Monday that the burned-out vehicle found with two charred bodies inside was registered in the name of one of two missing Australians.... 11/30/2015 9:39 PM

US warns of 'imminent' attack in Afghan capital
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- The U.S. Embassy said Monday it has received "credible reports of an imminent attack" in the Afghan capital.... 11/30/2015 9:36 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 9:23 PM

Top carbon culprits US, China, India debate nuances of roles
LE BOURGET, France (AP) -- Call them the culprits of carbon.... 11/30/2015 9:13 PM

British leader sets Syria airstrikes debate for Wednesday
LONDON (AP) -- Prime Minister David Cameron called for a debate and vote in Parliament on Wednesday on whether Britain should launch airstrikes against militants in Syria, arguing that the nation must stand with its allies in confronting extremism.... 11/30/2015 9:11 PM

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

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

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

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