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China plans new coal plants, trims support for clean energy

December 2, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — As world leaders gather in Spain to discuss how to slow the warming of the planet, a spotlight falls on China — the top emitter of greenhouse gases. more »»

A look at 15 states making it easier to sue over sex abuse

December 2, 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — Fifteen states have revised their laws in the past two years extending or suspending statute of limitations to allow child sex abuse claims stretching back decades, unleashing... more »»

Woman rescued after 12 nights stranded in Outback; 2 missing

December 2, 2019

DARWIN, Australia (AP) — A woman who was stranded in the arid central Australian Outback almost two weeks ago has been rescued, and a search was continuing Monday for her two friends. more »»

50 children killed by measles in Samoa as outbreak worsens

December 2, 2019

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Samoa’s government said Monday that another five children had died within the past day from a measles outbreak, bringing the death toll from the epidemic to more... more »»

Burkina Faso leader says 14 slain in attack on church

December 2, 2019

The president of the West African nation of Burkina Faso has confirmed that 14 people were killed in an attack on a Protestant church in the country’s east. more »»

Hundreds rally in Myanmar to show support for Suu Kyi

December 2, 2019

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — About 700 people rallied Sunday to show support for Myanmar’s leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, as she prepares to defend the country against charges of genocide at the U.N. more »»

Death toll put at 20 for Mexico cartel attack near US border

December 2, 2019

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican security forces on Sunday killed seven more members of a presumed cartel assault force that rolled into a town near the Texas border and staged an hour-long attack,... more »»

Malta leader to resign amid protests over reporter’s death

December 1, 2019

VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat told the nation Sunday night that he would resign in January, following pressure from angry citizens for the truth about the 2017 car... more »»

With prime minister out, Iraq in constitutional ‘black hole’

December 1, 2019

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s parliament on Sunday formally accepted the prime minister’s resignation, but the path to replacing Adil Abdul-Mahdi was clouded with legal questions that one lawmaker... more »»

Toll at least 21 after Mexico cartel attack near US border

December 1, 2019

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican security forces on Sunday killed seven more members of a presumed cartel assault force that rolled into a town near the Texas border and staged an hour-long attack,... more »»

The Latest: Malta leader to resign next month amid protests

December 1, 2019

VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — The Latest on Malta’s politics amid public pressure for truth on reporter’s slaying (all times local):

8:20 p.m. more »»

24 killed in Tunisia when bus plummets off hill

December 1, 2019

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — A bus plummeted off a hill in Tunisia on Sunday morning, killing 24 passengers who were on an excursion in the country’s north, government officials said. more »»

Conductor Mariss Jansons dies at 76; led top orchestras

December 1, 2019

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Mariss Jansons, conductor of top classical ensembles including the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra in Amsterdam, has died in Russia. more »»

London extremist attack takes center stage in UK campaign

December 1, 2019

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s political leaders sparred Sunday over who is responsible for the early release of a convicted extremist who launched a stabbing attack in central London that left two dead... more »»

London attack victims took part in program with prisoners

December 1, 2019

LONDON (AP) — Three of the five people who were killed or wounded in the London stabbing attack were former Cambridge University students or staff members who had gathered for an event designed t... more »»

Iraqi parliament accepts prime minister’s resignation

December 1, 2019

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s parliament formally accepted the prime minister’s resignation on Sunday, but the path to replacing Adil Abdul-Mahdi was clouded with legal questions that one lawmaker... more »»

Pope says Nativity scenes should go in town squares, schools

December 1, 2019

GRECCIO, Italy (AP) — Pope Francis on Sunday hailed Nativity scenes as “simple and admirable” signs of Christian faith and encouraged their placement in workplaces, schools and town squares, as h... more »»

Greece to ask for NATO’s support in dispute with Turkey

December 1, 2019

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s prime minister said Sunday he will ask other NATO members at the alliance’s London summit to support Greece in the face of fellow member Turkey’s attempts to... more »»

New EU leaders take office vowing to tackle climate change

December 1, 2019

BRUSSELS (AP) — A new team of leaders took office at the helm of the European Union on Sunday, pledging to put the fight against climate change at the top of their agenda and foster European unit... more »»

 
 
 

 

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