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Updated at 11:09 AM

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) " South Korea is seeing its biggest wave of street demonstrations in decades, but gone are the raised fists, flying rocks and police water cannons that had symbolized the intensity of the country's protest culture. For the tens of thousands of people who filled a major avenue in downtown Seoul for the fourth straight Saturday, demanding the resignation of scandal-ridden President Park Geun-hye has become a form of family entertainment. That means rock music,...

Updated at 11:07 AM

BEIRUT (AP) " Syrian opposition activists are reporting heavy bombardment of besieged rebel-held neighborhoods in the northern city of Aleppo saying at least six people have been killed. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights...

Updated at 11:05 AM

CAIRO (AP) " Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has praised U.S. President-elect Donald J. Trump, saying that his inflammatory statements from the campaign trail do not necessarily reflect the actions he will take as...

Updated at 10:36 AM

ISTANBUL (AP) " Turkey's state-run news agency says six people have been detained in the investigation of a mine collapse that killed at least five miners. Anadolu Agency says rescue teams recovered the body of the fifth miner, Sefik...

Updated at 10:35 AM

MOSUL, Iraq (AP) " Iraqi troops faced stiff resistance Saturday from Islamic State militants as they pushed deeper into eastern Mosul, backed by aerial support from the U.S.-led international coalition, a senior military commander said. At...

Updated at 8:45 AM

CAIRO (AP) " The Saudi-led military coalition declared a 48-hour ceasefire in Yemen on Saturday, on the condition that Shiite rebels abide by it and allow humanitarian assistance into besieged cities, namely Taiz. The Saudi news agency SPA...

Updated at 6:51 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " President-elect Donald Trump has offered the CIA director job to Mike Pompeo, a hard-line Republican congressman from Kansas who heavily criticized the Iran deal, blasted Hillary Clinton over the attack on a U.S. diplomatic...

Updated at 6:50 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The Senate confirmation hearing of Sen. Jeff Sessions, President-elect Donald Trump's pick for attorney general, is likely to rehash racially charged allegations that derailed his efforts to become a federal judge and made him a...

Updated at 6:49 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Michael Flynn, the retired Army lieutenant general and intelligence officer who is Donald Trump's pick to serve as his national security adviser, is a harsh critic of Muslim extremism and the religion itself, calling "radical...

Updated at 6:47 AM

LIMA, Peru (AP) " President Barack Obama will close a three-nation, post-U.S. election tour the same way he opened it: by reassuring leaders from around the world that U.S. democracy isn't broken and that everything will be fine when Republican...

Updated at 6:35 AM

NEW YORK (AP) " Vice President-elect Mike Pence on Friday was the latest high-profile person to attend the Broadway hit "Hamilton," but he became the first to get a sharp message from a cast member from the stage. Actor Brandon Victor...

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