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Updated at 11:52 AM

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) " Romanians voted Sunday in a parliamentary election a year after a massive anti-corruption drive forced the last Socialist prime minister from power. The country of about 19 million is one of the poorest in the European Union and perceived as one of the most corrupt. Romania's biggest party, the Social Democratic Party, is expected to come first and will likely try to form a majority with smaller parties. In all, 504 seats are up for re-election in...

Updated at 11:50 AM

BEIRUT (AP) " Syria's state news agency says another 4,000 people have fled the northern city of Aleppo, where government forces are closing in on a rapidly shrinking rebel enclave. State TV on Sunday showed hundreds of Syrians fleeing...

Updated at 11:42 AM

CAIRO (AP) " A bombing at a chapel adjacent to Egypt's main Coptic Christian cathedral killed 25 people and wounded another 49 during Sunday mass, in one of the deadliest attacks carried out against the religious minority in recent...

Updated at 9:57 AM

ISTANBUL (AP) " The Latest on the twin explosions near an Istanbul soccer stadium (all times local): 1:50 p.m. Turkey's interior minister has given a furious address at a funeral for police officers killed in Saturday night's bombing...

Updated at 9:48 AM

LONDON (AP) " Like many foreign scientists in Britain, Joanna Bagniewska was devastated when Britons voted to leave the European Union. The biology lecturer, a Polish migrant who found Britain a welcoming place to build her academic career over a...

Updated at 7:13 AM

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) " The 2016 campaign season has finally ended, with Louisiana's runoff election cementing Republican control of the U.S. Senate. The GOP also is holding onto the two U.S. House seats that were undecided going into the state's...

Updated at 7:08 AM

NEW ORLEANS (AP) " A jury could begin deliberating Sunday in the fatal shooting of New Orleans Saints star Will Smith. Closing arguments are expected in the trial of 29-year-old Cardell Hayes, who would face a mandatory life sentence if...

Updated at 5:52 AM

NAIVASHA, Kenya (AP) " A runaway tanker carrying volatile gas slammed into other vehicles and burst into flames on a major road in Kenya, killing at least 33 people and injuring 10, officials said early Sunday. The tanker lost control while...

Updated at 5:44 AM

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) " A Somali police officer says a suicide car bomber has killed at least six people and injured five others at a police station in the Somalia capital. Capt. Mohamed Hussein said the attack early Sunday targeted a...

Updated at 5:41 AM

BAGHDAD (AP) " U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter has arrived in Baghdad to meet with American commanders and Iraqi leaders and to assess progress in the fight to retake the northern city of Mosul from the Islamic State group. The...

Updated at 5:02 AM

TOKYO (AP) " Tokyo held a groundbreaking ceremony on Sunday for a $1.5 billion National Stadium to host the 2020 Olympic Games. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike and other dignitaries launched the construction at the site...

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