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Updated at 11:57 AM

WARSAW, Poland (AP) " Poland's Supreme Court on Tuesday confirmed a refusal to detain and extradite filmmaker Roman Polanski to the U.S. if he enters Poland. The ruling upholds the decision of a lower court that was challenged by the justice minister, and closes the matter in Poland. "Game over," said Jan Olszewski, one of Polanski's lawyers. "The case is definitively closed. We won in a fair struggle. We feel satisfaction." Polanski, 83, is wanted in the U.S. in a case...

Updated at 11:47 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " American students have a math problem. The latest global snapshot of student performance shows declining math scores in the U.S. and stagnant performance in science and reading. "We're losing ground " a troubling...

Updated at 11:40 AM

HOPATCONG, N.J. (AP) " A police officer accused of slapping a man who was wearing a bunny costume and was blowing an air horn inside a police station has been charged with assault. Hopatcong police Officer Nicholas Maresca Jr. was charged...

Updated at 11:40 AM

BAGHDAD (AP) " The Iraqi army on Tuesday entered another neighborhood held by the Islamic State group in the southeastern part of Mosul, a statement said. The commander of a joint operations center that oversees the Mosul campaign, Lt. Gen.

Updated at 11:38 AM

DETROIT (AP) " The presidential recount in Michigan expands Tuesday to its largest county, which includes Detroit, and five other large counties, with the fate of a statewide recount push in Pennsylvania awaiting action in federal...

Updated at 11:31 AM

HENAGAR, Ala. (AP) " Authorities in Alabama say a man charged with burglary was naked when he was taken into custody. DeKalb County Sheriff Jimmy Harris tells al.com (

Updated at 11:25 AM

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) " Tel Aviv residents woke up Tuesday to an unusual site " a golden statue of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu displayed prominently in front of City Hall in an act of protest. Itay Zalait, the artist behind the...

Updated at 11:19 AM

BEIRUT (AP) " The Syrian government and its ally Russia on Tuesday issued stark warnings to rebels in besieged eastern neighborhoods of Aleppo, with Moscow's top diplomat saying the rebels will be wiped out unless they stop fighting and leave the...

Updated at 10:42 AM

ALFRED, Maine (AP) " Hundreds of holiday wreaths have been stolen from a Maine farm. Gile's Family Farm owner Frank Boucher said Monday that someone stole a trailer containing more than 200 wreaths from behind the Alfred business sometime...

Updated at 10:30 AM

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) " Indonesia has strengthened its moratorium on converting peat swamps to plantations in a move a conservation research group says will help prevent annual fires and substantially cut the country's carbon emissions if...

Updated at 10:26 AM

PARIS (AP) " Paris has temporarily barred half of all cars from traveling on city streets and made public transportation free for the day as it battles a peak in pollution. Facing red-alert levels of pollution since Nov. 30, Paris City Hall...

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