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Updated at 5:55 AM

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) " Iran's President Hassan Rouhani is demanding that U.S. President Barack Obama not sign an extension of U.S. sanctions, saying the bill is a violation of a landmark nuclear deal between Iran and world powers. On Thursday the U.S. Senate voted to extend the Iran Sanctions Act by 10 years. Speaking in an open session of Iran's parliament Sunday, Rouhani said Obama is "obliged" to let the sanctions expire. The nuclear agreement between Iran and six world powers...

Updated at 5:37 AM

VIENNA (AP) " In an election sure to reverberate across Europe, Austrian voters are choosing between a right-wing populist and a left-leaning former politician for their next president. Austria's presidency is a mostly ceremonial post. But...

Updated at 5:22 AM

The College Football Playoff selection committee was given something to ponder by Penn State. How much value does a conference championship have? How about a head-to-head victory? The Nittany Lions now have both of those over Ohio State...

Updated at 4:32 AM

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) " France committed $30 million toward protecting cultural heritage sites during wartime on Saturday, a first step in the creation of an international fund aimed at preventing destruction like that carried out...

Updated at 4:03 AM

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) " The Latest on a deadly fire in a converted warehouse in Oakland, California (all times local): 9 p.m. The NBA Golden State Warriors say the team is donating $50,000 to help families affected by the deadly...

Updated at 3:01 AM

BEIJING (AP) " President-elect Donald Trump is unapologetic about roiling diplomatic waters with his decision to speak on the phone with Taiwan's leader, a breach of long-standing tradition that risks enmity from China. The U.S. severed...

Updated at 1:55 AM

HEAD OF THE HARBOR, N.Y. (AP) " President-elect Donald Trump, still mulling key Cabinet positions, attended a lavish costume party Saturday night hosted by some of his most influential donors at their palatial Long Island mansion. Trump,...

Updated at 1:32 AM

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (AP) " The American military, along with its international partners, will need to remain in Iraq even after the expected defeat of the Islamic State group, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Saturday. Carter said the U.S.

Updated at 1:31 AM

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) " Buzz Aldrin said he was evacuated from the South Pole last week because he became short of breath and began showing signs of altitude sickness. The 86-year-old adventurer, who was the second man to walk on...

Updated at 1:30 AM

SANTIAGO, Cuba (AP) " After a week of national mourning that reached near-religious peaks of adulation, Cuban President Raul Castro announced Saturday that his government would prohibit the naming of streets and monuments after his brother Fidel...

Updated at 11:58 PM

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) " Green Party-backed voters dropped a court case Saturday night that had sought to force a statewide recount of Pennsylvania's Nov. 8 presidential election, won by Republican Donald Trump, in what Green Party presidential...

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