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PARIS (AP) " French Prime Minister Manuel Valls stepped down Tuesday to focus on running for president in next year's election and was replaced by Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve, a man who embodies the fight against Islamic extremism. Valls resigned a day after announcing his candidacy in the wake of President Francois Hollande's decision not to run for a second term last week. Valls hopes to unite Socialists and give the left a chance to stay at the Elysee Palace despite...

Updated at 7:49 AM

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) " Iran's president says his country will not allow incoming U.S. President Donald Trump to "tear up" Tehran's landmark nuclear deal with world powers. Hassan Rouhani made the comments in a speech at the University of...

Updated at 7:49 AM

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) " Some people were able to text loved ones goodbye and "I love you" before they died in an Oakland warehouse fire that claimed three dozen lives, officials said, as heart-rending reports of victims' last moments emerged from...

Updated at 7:46 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Has the Obama administration quietly recognized the World War I-era killing of Armenians as genocide? The term has long been taboo for U.S. officials, including President Barack Obama, who have instead talked of mass...

Updated at 7:40 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Congress is quickening its pace toward adjourning late this week, marching toward a final vote on legislation boosting medical research and speeding drug approvals and readying a separate stopgap spending bill to prevent the...

Updated at 7:36 AM

NEW YORK (AP) " President-elect Donald Trump is taking his show back on the road. Trump is slated to hold the second stop of this "thank you" tour Tuesday in North Carolina, less than a week after his bombastic return to rallies at an Ohio...

Updated at 7:21 AM

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) " One of the most senior commanders in the feared militia of fugitive Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony is going on trial at the International Criminal Court. Dominic Ongwen, an alleged commander in the Lord's...

Updated at 7:18 AM

ANTANANARIVO, Madagascar (AP) " Some rain fell in southern Madagascar last week, a rare piece of good news for a drought-hit region where nearly a million people face hunger because of failed harvests. But aid groups warn that more rain is needed...

Updated at 7:01 AM

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) " Turkey's military says the country's military chief has held talks with his U.S. counterpart during a previously announced visit to an air base in southern Turkey. A brief military statement Tuesday said the meeting...

Updated at 6:59 AM

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) " South Korean lawmakers say President Park Geun-hye is willing to "calmly" accept impeachment if the opposition-controlled parliament votes for her removal this week, but prefers to resign on her own terms. Chung...

Updated at 5:58 AM

BOSTON (AP) " A modest asphalt court that served as a nursery for a unique style of volleyball played by Chinese immigrants across the country now stands in the way of development, touching off a battle over preservation. The prime slice of...

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