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Updated at 9:29 AM

BERLIN (AP) " Senior German officials reacted with surprise and alienation Monday to comments made by President-elect Donald Trump, who said in an interview that NATO was "obsolete" and threatened Germany's automakers with hefty import taxes. Trump said in an interview with German daily Bild and The Times of London that German car manufacturers could face tariffs of up to 35 percent if they set up plants in Mexico instead of the U.S. and try to export cars to the U.S. from...

Updated at 9:26 AM

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) " The heads of major U.N. organizations on Monday called for access to civilians cut off from humanitarian aid in Syria, saying the world "must not stand silent" even though the high-profile siege of the Syrian city of...

Updated at 9:14 AM

CAIRO (AP) " An Egyptian court ruled on Monday against the government's decision to hand over two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia " a landmark verdict likely to deepen tensions with the kingdom. The ruling by the Supreme Administrative...

Updated at 9:13 AM

MOSCOW (AP) " Suggestions by President-elect Donald Trump that sanctions against Russia could be lifted in exchange for a nuclear arms cut attracted a frosty reception in Moscow on Monday. In an interview with the Times of London published...

Updated at 9:05 AM

BEIJING (AP) " Responding to remarks by Donald Trump, China's Foreign Ministry on Monday said the country's "one-China principle" regarding Taiwan is not negotiable and any attempt to reconsider the issue would be self-defeating. Ministry...

Updated at 8:55 AM

NEW YORK (AP) " His inauguration days away, President-elect Donald Trump is continuing to lash out at critics in the intelligence community and Democrats in Congress who are vowing to skip his swearing-in ceremony. The tough-talking...

Updated at 8:50 AM

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) " The gap between the super-rich and the poorest half of the global population is starker than previously thought, with just eight men, from Bill Gates to Michael Bloomberg, owning as much wealth as 3.6 billion people,...

Updated at 8:19 AM

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) " In a departure from the leniency typically given South Korean big businesses, prosecutors on Monday requested the arrest of the de facto head of Samsung Electronics, the country's most valuable company, in an...

Updated at 7:39 AM

BALTIMORE (AP) " As a younger lawyer, Loretta Lynch prosecuted New York police officers who sodomized a Haitian immigrant in a precinct bathroom. As attorney general, she's broadened her focus to go after entire police departments for...

Updated at 7:24 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to clog the nation's capital for Donald Trump's inauguration and a major demonstration the day after, but how many will actually arrive to party or protest is an open...

Updated at 7:22 AM

BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan (AP) " A cargo plane crashed Monday in a residential area just outside the main airport in Kyrgyzstan, killing at least 37 people, the Emergency Situations Ministry said on Monday. The Turkish Boeing 747 crashed just...

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