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Turkey: Reaching limits but will keep taking in refugees
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Turkey's deputy premier says his country has reached the end of its "capacity to absorb" refugees but will continue to take them in.... 2/7/2016 9:09 AM

Police: Israeli soldier stabbed in southern Israel
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israeli police say a soldier has been stabbed in southern Israel.... 2/7/2016 8:00 AM

Divisive Polish party leader Kaczynski pulls the strings
WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- When Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban had a secret five-hour meeting in a secluded mountain resort with the most powerful person in Poland, he didn't convene with his counterpart or the Polish president.... 2/7/2016 7:45 AM

Algeria's parliament to vote on a new constitution
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) -- Algeria's parliament will be voting on a new constitution that's aimed at reforming the country by limiting presidents to two terms and recognizing the language used by its Berber minority as official.... 2/7/2016 7:25 AM

Storms may brew, but in N. Korea pride over new satellite
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) -- Hours after the rest of the world already knew, North Korea's state media triumphantly announced in a special news bulletin to the nation Sunday it had successfully launched a satellite into orbit, calling it a major milestone in the nation's history and the "greatest gift of loyalty" to the country's young leader, Kim Jong Un.... 2/7/2016 7:17 AM

N. Korea praises rocket; others see covert missile test
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- For North Korea's propaganda machine, the long-range rocket launch Sunday carved a glorious trail of "fascinating vapor" through the clear blue sky. For South Korea's president, and other world leaders, it was a banned test of dangerous ballistic missile technology and yet another "intolerable provocation."... 2/7/2016 6:45 AM

Police officer killed in roadside bombing in Afghanistan
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- An Afghan official says one policeman has been killed in a roadside bomb explosion in the country's east.... 2/7/2016 6:31 AM

The Latest: S. Korea to begin talks on US missile defense
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- The Latest on North Korea's launch of a long-range rocket (all times local):... 2/7/2016 6:31 AM

South Korea says it has agreed to begin talks with Washington on possible deployment of US...
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- South Korea says it has agreed to begin talks with Washington on possible deployment of US missile defense system.... 2/7/2016 6:21 AM

New Year's fireworks a little quieter in Chinese capital
BEIJING (AP) -- Much of China's population can expect sub-standard sleep after the country starts ringing in the Year of the Monkey. The rat-a-tat snaps of firecrackers, whistling rockets and mortar-like fireworks with possibly enough gunpowder to down a small aircraft will make sure of that.... 2/7/2016 6:08 AM

Taiwan rescuers find signs of life in quake rubble
TAINAN, Taiwan (AP) -- Rescuers on Sunday found signs of life within the remains of a high-rise residential building that collapsed in a powerful, shallow earthquake in southern Taiwan that killed at least 19 people, as families anxiously waited on site.... 2/7/2016 6:04 AM

Iraq's Abadi dismisses Baghdad wall plans
BAGHDAD (AP) -- The Iraqi Prime Minister is dismissing plans to build a wall around the Iraqi capital, according to a statement released by his office Saturday night.... 2/7/2016 6:02 AM

What N. Korea rocket launch may mean for region and world
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- North Korea launched a long-range rocket Sunday, the first day of its announced eight-day launch window and about a month after the country's fourth nuclear test led to international condemnation.... 2/7/2016 5:24 AM

El Salvador arrests 4 ex-soldiers in massacre of Jesuits
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) -- Salvadoran police have arrested four former soldiers wanted in Spain for the 1989 murder of six Jesuit priests during the Central American country's brutal civil war, officials said Saturday. Five of the priests were Spanish and their killings sparked international outrage.... 2/7/2016 4:26 AM

AP NewsBreak: Deal reached on provisional Haiti government
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) -- Top Haitian leaders negotiated an agreement to install a short-term provisional government less than 24 hours before President Michel Martelly was scheduled to step down, an official with the Organization of American States and local authorities announced Saturday.... 2/7/2016 2:35 AM

Christian group says China charges pastor with embezzling
BEIJING (AP) -- A Christian rights group says that a pastor in a Chinese province where authorities have been cracking down on churches has been charged with embezzling funds.... 2/7/2016 2:12 AM

Developments in North Korea nuke and missile programs
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- A month after shocking the world with its fourth nuclear test, North Korea has followed through with its plans to fire a long-range rocket, defying outside governments that see the launch as a banned test of ballistic missile technology.... 2/7/2016 2:01 AM

After-hours visit to Calgary bobsled track leads to 2 deaths
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) -- Police say two young men died and six others were injured after using their personal sled/toboggan to go down a luge-bobsled track after hours at the Canada Olympic Park in Calgary.... 2/7/2016 12:54 AM

The Latest: More than 130 missing, 18 dead in Taiwan quake
TAINAN, Taiwan (AP) -- The Latest on a magnitude-6.4 earthquake in southern Taiwan (all times local):... 2/7/2016 12:34 AM

Haiti leader departs as he came: amid uncertainty, disorder
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) -- Michel Martelly came to office promising a stronger Haiti following??a messy election that provoked widespread skepticism. He is due to leave power Sunday at the close of his five-year term with few accomplishments and a legacy clouded by a new political crisis.... 2/7/2016 12:18 AM

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