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CALAIS, France (AP) " French police have fired tear gas to disperse people throwing stones toward them amid rising tensions ahead of the planned dismantling of a slum-like refugee camp near the English Channel. A small group of asylum seekers on Saturday night kicked and threw rocks at police stationed inside the camp and behind a highway fence that runs along a part of the camp that was razed earlier this year. An officer grazed by a thrown object briefly retreated from an area...

Updated at 2:19 PM

KHAZER, Iraq (AP) " Iraqi and Kurdish forces advanced on a town near Mosul on Sunday as part of an operation to retake the northern city from the Islamic State group, which staged an assault in western Iraq that appeared to be another...

Updated at 2:16 PM

SOELDEN, Austria (AP) " For once, Ted Ligety could live with finishing fifth in an event he had won four times in the previous five years. At least he's back racing again. The Olympic and world giant slalom champion returned to the...

Updated at 1:56 PM

HONOLULU (AP) " Stanley Chang hiked up a ridge in an affluent neighborhood overlooking the Pacific Ocean, his crisp white shirt deflecting the hot Hawaii sun. "Aloha," he called as he eagerly knocked on the door of any voter who could help...

Updated at 1:55 PM

LOS ANGELES (AP) " Come Election Day, California could legalize pot. Its new U.S. senator will be black or Hispanic " a first for the state. And voters could end the death penalty and revive bilingual education in schools. The outcome of...

Updated at 1:48 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The Latest on 2016 presidential race (all times EDT): 10:45 a.m. The head of the Republican Party says all Republicans should support nominee Donald Trump. Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus...

Updated at 1:37 PM

GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) " Donald Trump is laying out an ambitious agenda for his first 100 days as president but pointedly noting that he will find time to sue the numerous women who have accused him of groping and other unwanted sexual...

Updated at 12:27 PM

MADRID (AP) " Spain's Socialist party says it will stop blocking the conservative Popular Party from forming a minority government, ending the country's nearly 10-month political impasse. Members of the Socialists' federal committee...

Updated at 12:20 PM

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) " The International Space Station received its first shipment from Virginia in more than two years Sunday following a sensational nighttime launch observed 250 miles up and down the East Coast. Orbital ATK's cargo...

Updated at 11:07 AM

IRBIL, Iraq (AP) " U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter visited Irbil on Sunday for a closer assessment of the fight against the Islamic State group in northern Iraq and to hear from Kurdish leaders whose forces launched a new offensive in the...

Updated at 10:03 AM

MILAN (AP) " Italian officials say that 14 bodies have been recovered in a two-day period on smugglers' boats packed with migrants making the perilous journey across the Mediterranean. The Italian Coast Guard says the dead included a...

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