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Updated at 11:56 AM

KHAZIR, Iraq (AP) " The U.N. refugee agency distributed aid on Monday to dozens of Iraqi families uprooted from their homes in and around the city of Mosul, reiterating its dire need for funds to offer winter assistance in an area that sees temperatures fall below zero. UNHCR aid workers handed out kerosene heaters, jerry cans, big sheets and hygiene kits to about 30 families. Unlike in some areas inside Mosul where chaos erupted when hundreds of civilians overwhelmed aid trucks, the...

Updated at 11:55 AM

MILAN (AP) " Italian voters dealt Premier Matteo Renzi a resounding rebuke by rejecting his proposed constitutional reforms, plunging Europe's fourth-largest economy into political and economic uncertainty Monday. Renzi announced he would...

Updated at 11:52 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " President-elect Donald Trump, moving to complete formation of his Cabinet and decide other key posts, chose former campaign rival Ben Carson on Monday to be secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban...

Updated at 11:36 AM

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) " As investigators searched for signs of a crime in the fire that killed at least 33 in an Oakland warehouse during a late-night dance party, survivors and teary-eyed friends of those who perished viewed the charred building...

Updated at 11:23 AM

A judge has ordered a hand recount of Michigan's presidential results to begin by noon Monday, and the Green Party is trying to force a federal court order for a statewide recount in Pennsylvania. Green Party candidate Jill Stein is trying...

Updated at 9:48 AM

TOKYO (AP) " Japan's leader says he will visit Pearl Harbor with U.S. President Barack Obama at the end of this month. No serving Japanese prime minister has ever visited the U.S. Naval base in Hawaii that was attacked by Japan in 1941,...

Updated at 9:46 AM

VIENNA (AP) " A senior Iranian official has warned the U.S. of a "firm and strong reaction" if it persists in actions he says are endangering a nuclear deal aimed at curbing programs Tehran could use to make atomic arms. Iranian nuclear...

Updated at 9:42 AM

MILAN (AP) " The Latest on the Italian referendum (all times local): 11:40 a.m. Chancellor Angela Merkel's spokesman says the German leader "took note with regret" of Italian Premier Matteo Renzi's resignation following his defeat in...

Updated at 9:39 AM

LONDON (AP) " Prime Minister Theresa May wants to start Britain's divorce from the European Union, but 11 judges may stand in her way. On Monday, May's government will ask Supreme Court justices to overturn a ruling that Parliament must...

Updated at 8:34 AM

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) " Australia will consider making electrical power companies pay for greenhouse gas pollution they create, three years after the government scrapped the national carbon tax, a Cabinet minister said Monday. The...

Updated at 8:12 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " A man who said he was investigating a conspiracy theory about Hillary Clinton running a child sex ring out of a pizza place fired an assault rifle inside the Washington, D.C., restaurant on Sunday injuring no one, police and...

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