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Updated at 9:27 AM

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania (AP) " Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is meeting with Tanzania's leaders on the first leg of his tour of Africa during which he is expected to push for the closure or takeover of schools linked to Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen. Erdogan and Tanzanian President John Magufuli met Monday in the city of Dar es Salaam. The Tanzanian government said the two presidents would sign agreements in seven areas of cooperation. Before the trip, Erdogan said...

Updated at 9:26 AM

ADEL, Ga. (AP) " First there was the roar of the wind, then mere seconds to scoop up her grandson and run: Bridgit Simmons and her family knew the weekend storms that claimed more than a dozen lives around the South were threatening. They...

Updated at 9:20 AM

ASTANA, Kazakhstan (AP) " Syria talks brokered by Russia, Turkey and Iran and seeking to bolster a shaky cease-fire in place since last month opened on Monday in Kazakhstan, marking the first face-to-face meeting between the Damascus government...

Updated at 9:18 AM

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) " The Latest on Monday from the Australian Open (all times local): 9:10 p.m. Milos Raonic has advanced to the quarterfinals at the Australian Open for the third straight year after escaping with a 7-6 (6),...

Updated at 9:15 AM

FARINDOLA, Italy (AP) " Rescue crews are considering whether to start using heavy equipment to speed up the search for 23 people still buried under the ruins of a central Italy hotel crushed by an avalanche. Firefighter spokesman Luca Cari...

Updated at 9:04 AM

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) " Samsung Electronics says flaws in the design and production of batteries used in its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone, not its hardware or software, made it prone to catch fire. Samsung said Monday that it was responsible...

Updated at 8:32 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Mike Pence has returned to Washington. So has his closest political ally, Bill Smith. Smith spent a dozen years as Pence's chief of staff while the current vice president was a congressman and later Indiana governor. He's...

Updated at 8:09 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " As a candidate, Donald Trump made a slew of "Day One" promises that any president would find daunting. He declared that repealing and replacing his predecessor's health care law would be "one of his first acts as...

Updated at 7:30 AM

NEW YORK (AP) " Donald Trump's "running war" on the media is continuing into his presidency, with statements over the weekend calling into question the extent to which information from the White House can be trusted. White House press...

Updated at 7:29 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Red, white and blue balloons rained down over crystal chandeliers in the soaring atrium of the Trump International Hotel at midnight in "a new inaugural tradition," its social media account promised. But while President...

Updated at 7:27 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " All eyes are on Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida as a Senate committee is poised to vote on President Donald Trump's nominee to be secretary of state. The nomination of Rex Tillerson got a boost on Sunday after two influential...

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