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El Salvadoran church suspends bishop in sex abuse case
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) -- El Salvador's Roman Catholic Church announced Thursday it has suspended one of its bishops, saying he acknowledged sexually abusing a young girl.... 11/26/2015 10:16 PM

Canada to give UN $750,000 for Syrian refugee relief
TORONTO (AP) -- Canada's Liberal government announced on Thursday a US$750, 000 (CA$100 million) contribution to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees to help fleeing Syrians, fulfilling a campaign promise from its recent federal election.... 11/26/2015 10:14 PM

Russia, France agree to tighten cooperation against IS
MOSCOW (AP) -- The presidents of France and Russia agreed Thursday to tighten cooperation in the fight against the Islamic State group, although they remained at odds over their approach toward Syrian President Bashar Assad.... 11/26/2015 9:59 PM

Cameron in Austria: Brits 'not happy' with EU status quo
VIENNA (AP) -- British Prime Minister David Cameron said Thursday that his fellow citizens are "not happy" with the EU status quo, the relationship between countries using the euro and those - like his- with national currencies.... 11/26/2015 9:44 PM

Turkey-Russia spat over downed Russian warplane escalates
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- A tug-of-war over a Russian warplane downed by a Turkish fighter jet at the border with Syria escalated Thursday, with Moscow drafting a slew of economic sanctions against Turkey and the Turkish president defiantly declaring that his military will shoot down any new intruder.... 11/26/2015 9:15 PM

2 Turkish journalists jailed over Syria smuggling reports
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- In new blow to media freedoms in Turkey, a court on Thursday ordered two prominent opposition journalists jailed pending trial over charges of willingly aiding an armed group and of espionage for revealing state secrets for their reports on alleged arms smuggling to Syria.... 11/26/2015 9:11 PM

Hollande and Putin agree on closer anti-IS coordination
MOSCOW (AP) -- French President Francois Hollande and Russia?s Vladimir Putin agreed to share intelligence information and cooperate on selecting targets in the fight against the Islamic State group, raising hope for closer ties between Moscow and the U.S.-led anti-IS coalition following the Paris terror attacks.... 11/26/2015 9:06 PM

Sebastian Coe gives up role with Nike amid scrutiny
MONACO (AP) -- Although new to his job, Sebastian Coe has already learned that some battles are simply not worth fighting when you're trying to lead a major sport out of crisis.... 11/26/2015 8:51 PM

Tunisia detains 30, identifies bomber after attack
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) -- Tunisian authorities have detained 30 people suspected of having extremism links after a suicide bombing targeting presidential guards, and identified the bomber as a local street vendor.... 11/26/2015 8:29 PM

Dominican officials say at least 11 dead in bus collision
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) -- Dominican authorities say at least 11 people have died and over 70 have been injured when two buses collided between two eastern resort towns.... 11/26/2015 8:29 PM

Venezuela opposition challenging on Chavez family turf
BARINAS, Venezuela (AP) -- Asdrubal Chavez is a walking tribute to his still-revered cousin as he stumps for congress. Hugo Chavez's eyes peer out from above the bill of his red baseball cap. The late president's signature is emblazoned on his red shirt.... 11/26/2015 8:25 PM

Nigeria: Boko Haram cannot be crushed by December
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) -- Nigeria's military cannot meet the president's December deadline to crush Boko Haram's Islamic uprising, and Nigerians must expect suicide bombings to continue, a government spokesman said Thursday.... 11/26/2015 8:23 PM

Brazil banker's arrest sends shares tumbling
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- When IT specialist Andre Esteves decided to leave Swiss bank UBS in 2008 to refound bank Pactual, he added BTG to the company's name to symbolize that he was "back to the game." Later, as a darling of the financial markets, he jokingly said that the acronym actually meant "better than Goldman" Sachs.... 11/26/2015 8:21 PM

The Latest: Putin: Russia to cooperate with US-led coalition
BEIRUT (AP) -- The latest developments regarding the war in Syria. All times local.... 11/26/2015 8:21 PM

Putin says Russia is ready to cooperate with US-led coalition against Islamic State group
MOSCOW (AP) -- Putin says Russia is ready to cooperate with US-led coalition against Islamic State group.... 11/26/2015 8:04 PM

Former Iranian president will run in February election
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- Iran's former influential president says he will run in elections for a clerical body that is in charge of choosing the country's supreme leader.... 11/26/2015 7:34 PM

Chilean man missing from cargo vessel north of Puerto Rico
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) -- U.S. Coast Guard rescue teams are combing the Atlantic Ocean near Puerto Rico in search of a Chilean man reported missing from a cargo vessel traveling through the region.... 11/26/2015 7:34 PM

3 Palestinians die in clashes; Israel toughens fence
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Three Palestinians were shot and killed in separate clashes with Israeli security forces in the West Bank on Thursday as Israel announced plans to strengthen a fence near the flashpoint city of Hebron in an effort to contain a two-month spate of violence.... 11/26/2015 7:09 PM

Cameron: UK must attack IS in Syria to deny group safe haven
LONDON (AP) -- British Prime Minister David Cameron urged skeptical lawmakers to back airstrikes on the Islamic State group in Syria, saying Thursday that the Paris attacks have given the fight new urgency and Britain owes it to key allies to act.... 11/26/2015 6:59 PM

The Latest: Belgium says likely Paris fugitive gets help
PARIS (AP) -- The latest on the attacks in Paris and security alert in Brussels. All times local:... 11/26/2015 6:57 PM

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