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Greek PM Tsipras takes on Turkey's Davutoglu on Twitter
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- A highly unusual online exchange took place on Twitter between the prime ministers of Greece and Turkey before the former deleted his tweets - but only from the English version of his account.... 11/30/2015 12:43 AM

Countries, investors pledge billions for clean energy tech
PARIS (AP) -- Government and business leaders are banking on clean energy technology to fight global warming, kicking off this week?s high-stakes climate change negotiations by pledging billions of dollars to research and develop a technical fix to the planet?s climate woes.... 11/30/2015 12:26 AM

In Paris for climate talks, Obama honors attack victims
PARIS (AP) -- At another time, it would have been a glorious tour of Paris by night. But for the saddest of destinations.... 11/30/2015 12:26 AM

Japan industrial output, retail spending lag expectations
TOKYO (AP) -- Japanese industrial output rose 1.4 percent in October from the month before, below forecasts and a decrease from the year before.... 11/30/2015 12:23 AM

The Latest: Obama visits site of Paris concert attack
PARIS (AP) -- The latest from the much-anticipated U.N. climate conference that gets underway in Paris on Monday. All times local:... 11/30/2015 12:16 AM

Obama pays late-night visit to Bataclan, site of French terror attack
PARIS (AP) -- Obama pays late-night visit to Bataclan, site of French terror attack.... 11/29/2015 11:47 PM

Study: About 1/3 of world cactus threatened with extinction
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- About a third of the world's cactus species are threatened with extinction, the International Union for Conservation of Nature warns in a new report.... 11/29/2015 11:43 PM

Obama: US leadership helping global fight on climate change
PARIS (AP) -- President Barack Obama said Sunday that American leadership was helping make gains in the global fight against climate change as he tried to reassure world leaders assembling for a historic conference in Paris that the U.S. can deliver on its own commitments.... 11/29/2015 11:06 PM

Brazil links dengue-like virus to birth defects in babies
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- The dengue-like Zika virus has been linked for the first time to cases of babies being born with small heads, or microcephaly, Brazil's government said.... 11/29/2015 10:09 PM

Fathers' rights protesters climb onto Buckingham Palace roof
LONDON (AP) -- British police say two men have scaled Buckingham Palace in an apparent protest over fathers' rights.... 11/29/2015 9:48 PM

EU, Turkey seek better relations at emergency refugee summit
BRUSSELS (AP) -- European Union leaders and the Turkish prime minister sealed a joint summit with a commitment to re-energize Turkey's long-stalled membership talks and bolster their common resolve to deal with the Syrian refugee crisis.... 11/29/2015 9:31 PM

The Latest: Polish PM against new quota of sharing migrants
BRUSSELS (AP) -- The latest on the mass movement of asylum-seekers and others seeking refuge in Europe. All times local:... 11/29/2015 9:25 PM

Man charged with $1.4 million MoneyGram embezzlement
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) -- Authorities in the U.S. Virgin Islands say they have arrested a man on charges related to the embezzlement of $1.4 million from a MoneyGram operation.... 11/29/2015 9:09 PM

Worldwide climate rallies draw hundreds of thousands
PARIS (AP) -- Hundreds of thousands of people have taken part in rallies around the world on Sunday, calling on leaders to halt climate change on the eve of a major conference in Paris.... 11/29/2015 8:57 PM

Iraqis find 3 more mass graves in formerly IS-held Sinjar
IRBIL, Iraq (AP) -- Kurdish officials said Sunday three more mass graves have been found in the northern town of Sinjar, where Kurdish forces backed by heavy U.S.-led airstrikes drove out Islamic State militants earlier this month.... 11/29/2015 8:15 PM

5 kidnapped Poles are 'safe and sound,' contacted families
WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- The captain and four other Polish seamen abducted from a ship off Nigeria's coast last week are fine and called their families at home, Poland's Foreign Ministry said Sunday.... 11/29/2015 7:57 PM

Burkina Faso holds 1st vote since popular uprising
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) -- Thousands of people cast their ballots Sunday in Burkina Faso's first presidential and legislative elections since a popular uprising toppled the nation's longtime leader last year.... 11/29/2015 7:52 PM

Israel suspends contact with some EU groups over labeling
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel on Sunday suspended contacts with European Union representatives on Mideast peace issues to protest the 28-nation bloc's decision to label Israeli exports from the West Bank.... 11/29/2015 7:48 PM

Pope brings peace message to Central African Republic
BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) -- Flanked by Vatican bodyguards in flak jackets and machine-gun-toting U.N. peacekeepers, Pope Francis plunged Sunday into conflict-wracked Central African Republic and urged the country's Christian and Muslim factions to lay down their weapons and instead arm themselves with peace and forgiveness.... 11/29/2015 7:24 PM

The Latest: French detain 174 after clashes with police
PARIS (AP) -- The latest from the much-anticipated U.N. climate conference that gets underway in Paris on Monday. All times local:... 11/29/2015 7:16 PM

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