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November 29, 2015

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  • Albuquerque winds calm day after 'tumbleweed wall' pops up

    14 hours, 8 minutes ago

    (AP) ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Winds in Albuquerque are expected to be a lot calmer than the gusts that created a 7-foot wall of tumbleweed. The National Weather Service in Albuquerque says winds are predicted to be between 10 and 15 ...

  • Alabama plans beach hotel, improvements with oil spill funds

    14 hours, 13 minutes ago

    (AP) MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A stretch of undeveloped sugar-white sand snakes along Alabama's gulf coast. Over 10 years ago, Hurricane Ivan knocked down a 1970s-era state park lodge at the site, and Alabama has not had the money to rebuild ...

  • AP Interview: Ban asks Turkey, Russia to de-escalate tension

    14 hours, 21 minutes ago

    (AP) PARIS (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says he's deeply concerned about tensions between Russia and Turkey after Turkish F-16s shot down a Russian warplane last week. Ban told The Associated Press in an interview in Paris on Sunday that ...

  • Jeb Bush says Trump 'uninformed,' not a serious candidate

    14 hours, 29 minutes ago

    (AP) MIAMI (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush says rival Donald Trump is not prepared to be the nation's commander in chief. Bush says Trump is "uninformed" on major issues facing the U.S, especially defense and foreign affairs. During an ...

  • Thousands stage anti-govt protest in Moldova

    14 hours, 31 minutes ago

    (AP) CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — Thousands of anti-government protesters have gathered in Moldova's capital and other towns demanding better governance and an end to widespread corruption. Protesters massed in Chisinau on Sunday, with smaller protests in six other towns. There was ...

  • AP Interview: Iraqi envoy: Paris attack marks new global war

    14 hours, 48 minutes ago

    (AP) PARIS (AP) — Iraq's foreign minister says the Nov. 13 attacks in Paris marked a new stage in a world war of international terrorism — one that no country can hope to escape. In an interview Sunday with The Associated ...

  • Paris police: About 100 people detained after violent environmental protest

    14 hours, 52 minutes ago

    (AP) PARIS (AP) — Paris police: About 100 people detained after violent environmental protest.

  • Israel defense minister says Russian plane breached airspace

    14 hours, 54 minutes ago

    (AP) JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's defense minister says a Russian plane recently penetrated Israeli airspace but was not shot down thanks to open communications between the two countries. Moshe Yaalon said Sunday the jet entered about a mile (1.5 kilometers) into ...

  • UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon calls for review of climate targets before 2020

    15 hours, 34 minutes ago

    (AP) PARIS (AP) — UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon calls for review of climate targets before 2020.

  • Stockholm apartment building fire kills 1, injures several

    15 hours, 58 minutes ago

    (AP) STOCKHOLM (AP) — Swedish police say that a fire in a central Stockholm apartment building has left one person dead and several others injured. Police spokesman Albin Naverberg said that more than 30 people were evacuated from the four-story apartment ...

  • Russia: 3 Islamic State-allied militants killed in Dagestan

    16 hours, 32 minutes ago

    (AP) MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's counter-terrorism agency says security forces in Dagestan have killed three militants who had sworn allegiance to the Islamic State group, including one who had returned from Syria this year. Police say nearly a third of the ...

  • The Latest: EU: Turkey deal won't provide migrants quick fix

    16 hours, 37 minutes ago

    (AP) BRUSSELS (AP) — The latest on the mass movement of asylum-seekers and others seeking refuge in Europe. All times local: 2:50 p.m. EU President Donald Tusk is warning that any deal with Turkey at a summit in Brussels will not ...

  • Commonwealth seeks legally binding climate deal in Paris

    17 hours, 52 minutes ago

    (AP) VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — The 53-nation Commonwealth has said climate change poses an "existential threat" to some of its member states, and urged participants at the Paris climate talks to produce a legally binding agreement on cutting greenhouse gas emissions. ...

  • Thousands of Syrian refugee children left in legal limbo

    18 hours, 15 minutes ago

    (AP) ZAWERGOSK, Iraq (AP) — Aria is stateless. Like thousands of other children born to Syrian refugees living in Iraq, the 10-month-old girl is beginning her life in legal limbo. Some 240,000 refugees who fled the fighting in Syria now live ...

  • Gay rights activists march in New Delhi parade

    18 hours, 56 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW DELHI (AP) — Hundreds of gay rights activists danced to drum beats and held colorful balloons as they marched in a parade in New Delhi, celebrating what they call the diversity of gender and sexuality. Organizers said that while ...

  • South Africa: Meeting looks at new models for African cities

    19 hours, 53 minutes ago

    (AP) JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Hundreds of city officials from across Africa have gathered in South Africa for a conference to consider new models for African cities. The seventh Africities Summit opened in Johannesburg, South Africa's largest city, on Sunday. Key topics ...

  • Thousands in Turkey attend funeral of human rights lawyer

    19 hours, 56 minutes ago

    (AP) ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Several thousand people are attending the funeral of a prominent lawyer and human rights defender who was killed in a shooting along with two policemen. Tahir Elci, 49, was shot in Diyarbakir city Saturday while making ...

  • Iraqis find 3 more mass graves in formerly IS-held Sinjar

    20 hours, 7 minutes ago

    (AP) IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi officials say three more mass graves have been found in the northern town of Sinjar, where Kurdish forces backed by U.S.-led airstrikes drove out Islamic State militants earlier this month. Qasim Simo, the head of ...

  • Syrian opposition: Dozens killed, wounded in Russian strikes

    20 hours, 31 minutes ago

    (AP) BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian opposition media is reporting that airstrikes believed to be carried out by Russian warplanes have killed and wounded dozens of people in a northwestern Syrian market. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says Sunday's airstrikes ...

  • Turkey says pilot's body to be flown back to Russia

    20 hours, 46 minutes ago

    (AP) ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Turkish prime minister says Turkey has taken delivery of the body of a Russian pilot who was killed after Turkish F-16s shot down a Russian warplane. Ahmet Davutoglu says the pilot's body was brought to ...

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