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President Michal Kurtyka, right, and Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change Patricia Espinosa react after adopting the final agreement during a closing session of the COP24 U.N. Climate Change Conference 2018 in Katowice, Poland, Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018.  (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
Talks adopt 'rulebook' to put Paris climate deal into actionU.S, China and nearly 200 other nations at U.N. climate talks agree on 'rulebook' for putting Paris accord into action
The Associated Press32 minutes ago
Suspected gas explosion destroys eatery in Japan, hurts 42A suspected gas explosion has destroyed wooden buildings housing a restaurant and a real estate office in northern Japan, injuring 42 people
The Associated Press51 minutes ago
FILE - In this May 5, 2018, file photo, Rudy Giuliani, an attorney for President Donald Trump, speaks at the Iran Freedom Convention for Human Rights and democracy in Washington. Giuliani is categorically ruling out the possibility of a presidential interview with special counsel Robert Mueller. Giuliani told “Fox News Sunday” that an interview would happen “over my dead body.” (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
Giuliani: 'Over my dead body' will Mueller interview TrumpPresident Donald Trump's attorney is categorically ruling out the possibility of a presidential interview with special counsel Robert Mueller.
The Associated Press1 hour ago
A heart-shaped sign displays the name of Jakelin Amei Rosmey Caal in Raxruha, Guatemala, on Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018. The 7-year-old girl died in a Texas hospital, two days after being taken into custody by border patrol agents in a remote stretch of New Mexico desert. (AP Photo/Oliver de Ros)
Child's death highlights communication barriers on borderDeath of Mayan girl in US custody highlights communication challenges on border, raises questions about use of English forms
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this Nov. 7, 2018, file photo, Mark Harris speaks to the media during a news conference in Matthews, N.C. Legislation quickly passed by North Carolina’s lawmakers would require new primaries in a still-undecided U.S. House race marred with ballot fraud allegations, potentially replacing the Republican nominee at the center of the disputed race. If the state elections board decides ballot irregularities or other problems cast the true outcome into doubt and force a redo, the legislation would require new primary elections in the 9th Congressional District race. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)
After fraud probe, new primary may replace GOP candidateLegislation quickly passed by North Carolina's lawmakers would require new primaries in a still-undecided U.S. House race marred with ballot fraud allegations, potentially replacing the Republican nominee at the center of the disputed race
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In this Dec. 11, 2018, file photo, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington. The White House on Sunday, Dec. 16, pushed the federal government closer to the brink of a partial shutdown later this week, digging in on its demand for $5 billion to build a border wall as congressional Democrats stood firm against it. Democratic congressional leaders, Schumer and Rep. Nancy Pelosi, have proposed no more than $1.6 billion, as outlined in a bipartisan Senate bill. The money would not go for the wall but for fencing upgrades and other border security. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
White House digs in on border wall demand, risking shutdownThe White House is digging in on its demand for $5 billion to build a border wall as congressional Democrats stand firm against it, pushing the federal government closer to the brink of a partial shutdown later this week
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Anti-government demonstrators light up their mobile phones during their protest in the downtown of Budapest, Hungary, Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018, Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018. (Zoltan Balogh/MTI via AP)
Hungary sees 4th day of protests over overtime, other issuesSeveral thousand people have marched through Hungary's capital in a fourth day of demonstrations against new laws that critics say restrict workers' rights and undermine democracy
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In this July 4, 2017, file photo, fleeing Iraqi civilians walk past the heavily damaged al-Nuri mosque as Iraqi forces continue their advance against Islamic State militants in Iraq's Old City of Mosul. Iraqi religious leaders have laid the cornerstone to rebuild Mosul's landmark al-Nuri mosque, which was blown up in the battle with Islamic State militants in 2017. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana, File)
Iraq lays cornerstone to rebuild iconic Mosul mosqueIraqi religious leaders have laid the cornerstone to rebuild Mosul's landmark al-Nuri mosque, which was blown up in the battle with Islamic State militants in 2017
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Brazil police say faith healer has turned himself inBrazilian police in the central state of Goias say the celebrity faith healer accused of sexually abusing more than 300 women has surrendered to authorities after spending nearly a day as a fugitive
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Missouri football assistant arrested for missing court dateAn assistant Missouri football coach has been arrested for missing a court date on a traffic ticket
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AP Interview: Catalan separatists on hunger strike speak outAP Interview: Separatist politicians on prison hunger strike say upcoming rebellion trial will be a platform to promote Catalonia's independence from Spain.
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Ex-police officers indicted in slamming of Louisiana teenAn attorney for a Louisiana teenager slammed to the ground by police during an altercation at school says charges against two officers are a "slap on the wrist."
The Associated Press5 hours ago
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