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MOSUL, Iraq (AP) " A top Iraqi commander said on Sunday that troops were continuing to advance toward the center of Mosul, pushing back Islamic State fighters, hindered by sniper fire and suicide bombings as well as concern over the safety of civilians A few hundred civilians, meanwhile, emerged from rubble-strewn frontline neighborhoods in search of safer ground, including women and children, some of them carrying bags or small suitcases packed with belongings. Maj. Gen. Sami...

Updated at 8:38 AM

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) " The World Anti-Doping Agency says cyber-hackers are still trying to obtain access to databases containing confidential medical records for athletes ahead of the publication of a fresh investigation into Russia's...

Updated at 6:49 AM

BERLIN (AP) " Speculation is growing that German Chancellor Angela Merkel will seek a fourth term in general elections next year. Merkel refused to comment on the possibility during a press conference with U.S. President Barack Obama last...

Updated at 6:42 AM

BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) " President-elect Donald Trump is welcoming a parade of officials at the white-pillared clubhouse of his New Jersey golf club this weekend as he weighs who will be in line for roles in the new administration. Trump's...

Updated at 6:37 AM

LIMA, Peru (AP) " President Barack Obama planned separate talks with the leaders of Australia and Canada before wrapping up the final foreign trip of his presidency. Both countries helped negotiate a multinational trade agreement with the...

Updated at 6:19 AM

PARIS (AP) " French conservatives are voting in a nationwide primary to choose their nominee for next year's presidential election, after a campaign marked by concerns about immigration and Islamic extremism. Seven candidates are competing...

Updated at 6:18 AM

VIENNA, Va. (AP) " The Rhodes Trust has named the 32 American men and women chosen as Rhodes Scholars who will pursue post-graduate studies at Oxford University. The 2017 recipients announced early Sunday were chosen from 882 applicants who...

Updated at 5:30 AM

LUCKNOW, India (AP) " Rescue workers used gas cutters to pull out survivors after 14 coaches of a passenger train rolled off the track, killing at least 90 people in northern India early Sunday, police said. The bodies were retrieved from...

Updated at 5:06 AM

LAS VEGAS (AP) " Sergey Kovalev kept coming, and Andre Ward never stopped battling. With the crowd roaring in approval, they put on a fight that lived up to its advance billing. In the end, Ward won a narrow decision Saturday night to take...

Updated at 5:04 AM

CHICAGO (AP) " Chicago police said charges could be announced soon in the fatal shooting of an Illinois congressman's grandson following an argument over a pair of basketball shoes. Officer Michelle Tannehill said two juveniles are in...

Updated at 4:40 AM

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) " South Korean prosecutors on Sunday said they believe President Park Geun-hye conspired in criminal activities of a secretive confidante who allegedly manipulated government affairs and exploited her presidential ties to...

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