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Updated at 4:12 PM

MOSCOW (AP) " Russian officials accused the U.S. on Thursday of siding with "terrorists" in Syria, in a sign of escalating tensions between Moscow and Washington amid the battle for the northern Syrian city of Aleppo. U.S. State Department spokesman John Kirby's warning that the collapse of U.S.-Russian cooperation in Syria could lead to a rise in extremism and potential attacks against Russia drew Moscow's anger. The Russian Foreign and Defense Ministries both cast it as U.S.

Updated at 4:11 PM

VATICAN CITY (AP) " Pope Francis is wrapping up a Caucasus pilgrimage that began in June in Armenia and ends this weekend with a visit to two other countries with tiny Catholic communities: the Orthodox Christian bastion of Georgia and the...

Updated at 4:11 PM

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) " California is moving to ban farmers from spraying pesticides into the air near schools and day care centers under a newly proposed rule that will be among the nation's toughest, regulators told The Associated Press on...

Updated at 4:09 PM

NEW YORK (AP) " Media mogul Sumner Redstone is pushing for a reunion between CBS and Viacom, more than a decade after they went their separate ways. National Amusements, which owns most of the voting shares of the two companies, sent a...

Updated at 4:09 PM

JERUSALEM (AP) " The Latest on funeral preparations and a nation in mourning at the death of Israel's ninth President, Shimon Peres (all times local): 8 p.m. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon remembers Shimon Peres as constant source...

Updated at 4:09 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Angry lawmakers heaped another round of blistering criticism on Wells Fargo's CEO, pressing Thursday for details about what senior managers knew about allegedly illegal sales practices and when any concerns were...

Updated at 4:06 PM

GENEVA (AP) " The Human Rights Council has called for greater U.N. monitoring of rights abuses in war-torn Yemen, but overlooked calls for an independent probe of abuses amid airstrikes by a Saudi-led, Western-backed coalition blamed for the...

Updated at 4:04 PM

JERUSALEM (AP) " Shimon Peres, who died Wednesday, was both a former president and prime minister, the only person in Israel to hold both jobs. Of Israel's 12 prime ministers, three are still living: current Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu; his...

Updated at 3:56 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The White House saw it coming, but still it stung. When President Barack Obama was hit with the first veto override of his two terms, it was a clear reminder of his dwindling political influence, years of confounding...

Updated at 3:54 PM

TOWNVILLE, S.C. (AP) " The Latest on a teenager who is accused of killing his father before shooting three people at a school in South Carolina (all times local): 12:45 p.m. A South Carolina legislator says the 6-year-old boy in...

Updated at 3:46 PM

ROME (AP) " As far as city leaders are concerned, Rome's bid for the 2024 Olympics is finished. The city council voted in favor of scrapping the bid on Thursday, a week after Mayor Virginia Raggi rejected the candidacy, citing concerns over...

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