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At UN climate talks some worry about Brexit, Trump impacts
BONN, Germany (AP) -- Climate negotiators ended their first talks after last year's landmark Paris Agreement on Thursday with some delegates expressing concern about the potential impact of upcoming votes in the U.S. and Britain.... 5/26/2016 8:22 PM

Hero of Canada parliament attack tackles protester in Dublin
DUBLIN (AP) -- A Canadian diplomat who became a national hero when he shot a jihadi gunman inside the Ottawa parliament has tussled with a protester at a military ceremony in Dublin.... 5/26/2016 7:34 PM

UN committee denies credentials to press freedom group
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- A United Nations committee voted Thursday to deny consultative status to the Committee to Protect Journalists, effectively keeping the press freedom group from accessing U.N. bodies and processes.... 5/26/2016 7:28 PM

More than 4,000 migrants rescued in single day
ROME (AP) -- More than 4,000 would-be refugees were rescued at sea Thursday in one of the busiest days of the Mediterranean migrant crisis, and at least 20 died trying to reach Europe as Libyan-based smugglers took advantage of calmer seas to send desperate migrants north.... 5/26/2016 7:20 PM

Serbia under pressure from Russia over its EU goals
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) -- Serbia's prime minister has met with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow amid reports that the Kremlin is worried about the Balkan country's attempts to join the European Union and other Western organizations like NATO.... 5/26/2016 7:11 PM

Mexico: Townspeople kidnap lawmakers to seek mayor's ouster
SAN CRISTOBAL DE LAS CASAS, Mexico (AP) -- A group of indigenous Mexicans kidnapped two lawmakers in the southern state of Chiapas, held them overnight and finally freed them unharmed Thursday after the state congress agreed to replace the mayor of their town.... 5/26/2016 6:56 PM

UN envoy to Syria: Peace talks not set to resume for weeks
GENEVA (AP) -- The U.N. envoy for Syria plans a resumption of peace talks "as soon as feasible" between the government and opposition, but he set no new date and expects that it will "certainly not" come within the next two to three weeks, his office said Thursday.... 5/26/2016 6:55 PM

Tax fraud police search McDonald's French headquarters
PARIS (AP) -- French police have searched McDonald's headquarters outside Paris after a probe was opened for alleged aggravated tax fraud and money-laundering against the local branch of the fast-food giant.... 5/26/2016 6:36 PM

Clashes, oil blockades over France's economic future
PARIS (AP) -- Volley after volley of tear gas poisoned the Paris air Thursday, as authorities struggled against nationwide strikes and a groundswell of public anger at a high-stakes government attempt to change the way France views work.... 5/26/2016 6:28 PM

The Latest: Afghan, Sudanese migrants clash in Calais camp
ROME (AP) -- The Latest on the flow of migrants into Europe (all times local):... 5/26/2016 6:27 PM

Tens of thousands take part in Brazil's March for Jesus
SAO PAULO (AP) -- Tens of thousands of evangelical Christians are taking part in Brazil's "March for Jesus," an annual event that unites faithful from hundreds of Protestant churches in a country that is largely Roman Catholic.... 5/26/2016 6:23 PM

Egypt: Muslim mob attacks Christians, parade naked woman
CAIRO (AP) -- An armed Muslim mob stripped an elderly Christian woman and paraded her naked on the streets in an attack last week in which seven Christian homes were also looted and torched in a province south of the Egyptian capital.... 5/26/2016 6:22 PM

The Latest: EDF staff join French labor protests
LE HAVRE, France (AP) -- The Latest on French labor dispute (all times local):... 5/26/2016 6:08 PM

'X-Men' packs a punch for Lawrence and McAvoy
LONDON (AP) -- It always hits the cast hard when they realize they're back on the set of "X-Men." Quite literally, they're going to get punched.... 5/26/2016 6:06 PM

Norway subjects viewers to 2-day stream of app terms of use
HELSINKI (AP) -- A Norwegian consumers' group took inspiration from "slow television" to produce a marathon webcast of a team of readers going through the fine print of terms and conditions of downloadable apps.... 5/26/2016 5:57 PM

Greece planning cautious return to bond markets in 2017
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Greece is planning a gradual return to international debt markets next year, a senior Finance Ministry said Thursday.... 5/26/2016 5:47 PM

Last call for owners to claim cars left in 1974 Cyprus war
EPISKOPI, Cyprus (AP) -- It's last call for the owner to reclaim a late 1950s Dodge Coronet, shades of sky-blue paint still visible on its tailfins, that's been rusting on a British military base for over four decades.... 5/26/2016 5:36 PM

Obama defends his nuclear record on eve of Hiroshima visit
SHIMA, Japan (AP) -- On the eve of his historic trip to Hiroshima, President Barack Obama is defending the vigor of his efforts to rid the world of nuclear weapons. He says he will use his visit to the Japanese memorial site on Friday to underscore "the sense of urgency that we all should have."... 5/26/2016 5:28 PM

Congo police fire tear gas at opposition demonstrators
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) -- Police in Congo's capital have fired tear gas to break up an opposition march, while one person died and dozens were injured in chaos surrounding similar marches around the country.... 5/26/2016 5:25 PM

German prosecutors: Leak in Chinese student's slaying
BERLIN (AP) -- German prosecutors investigating the slaying of a Chinese student whose body was found earlier this month in an eastern town say they are looking into a possible leak.... 5/26/2016 5:01 PM



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