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Palestinian Fatah party ends conference with boost for Abbas

Mohammed Daraghmeh, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 7:50am

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas tightened his hold on the governing Fatah party and shut out a key rival, according to results Sunday of leadership elections in the movement that has dominated West Bank politics for decades.

12 people killed in road collision in Russia's Siberia

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 7:40am

At least 12 people, including nine members of a children's acrobatics team, have been killed in a road collision in eastern Siberia, officials said.

The Latest: Exiles won't watch news of Castro interment

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 7:30am

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Local politician, 2 reporters killed in Finland shooting

Matti Huuhtanen, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 7:10am

A gunman killed a local town councilor and two journalists in an apparent random shooting in a nightlife district in a small town in southeastern Finland, police said Sunday. A man has been detained on suspicion of murder.

Syrian army tells rebels in Aleppo to leave or die

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 7:00am

The Syrian army on Sunday ordered rebels in Aleppo to leave the city or face "inevitable death," as a series of airstrikes on an opposition-held town elsewhere in the country killed 21 people, including three children.

Philippine vice president to quit Cabinet, stay on as VP

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 6:21am

The Philippine vice president says she will resign her Cabinet post, citing "major differences in principles and values" with President Rodrigo Duterte and an unspecified plot to remove her from the vice presidency.

Local politician, 2 journalists the victims in Finland shooting in southeastern town, police spokeswoman says

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 6:10am

Local politician, 2 journalists the victims in Finland shooting in southeastern town, police spokeswoman says.

The Latest: Hofer tells Austrians he's not a radical

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 6:10am

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The Latest: Italy voter turnout above 20 percent at midday

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 6:00am

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Indian, Afghan leaders urge end to terror support

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 5:50am

The leaders of India and Afghanistan on Sunday urged countries in their region to stop supporting armed militants.

Heavy rain causes flooding in southern Spain

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 5:40am

Spain's government has issued a public safety warning after heavy rainfall has caused flooding in and around the southern city of Malaga.

Italians vote in referendum; Renzi vows to quit if he loses

Colleen Barry, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 5:30am

Italians vote Sunday in a referendum on constitutional reforms that is being closely watched abroad to see if Italy becomes the next country to reject the political status quo.

The Latest: At least 21 killed in Idlib province airstrikes

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 5:30am

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Fidel Castro's ashes have arrived at Santiago, Cuba cemetery for funeral

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 5:20am

Fidel Castro's ashes have arrived at Santiago, Cuba cemetery for funeral.

Cuban military fires 21-gun artillery salute to mark start of funeral ceremonies for Fidel Castro

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 5:10am

Cuban military fires 21-gun artillery salute to mark start of funeral ceremonies for Fidel Castro.

Activists say at least 21 people killed in air strikes on rebel-held town of Idlib in northwest Syria

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 5:00am

Activists say at least 21 people killed in air strikes on rebel-held town of Idlib in northwest Syria.

Putin confident Trump will make responsible decisions

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 4:40am

Russian President Vladimir Putin says he is confident that President-elect Donald Trump will soon realize the level of responsibility his job entails.

Suspected warlord killed in Russia's Dagestan

Arsen Mollayev, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 4:11am

A warlord suspected to be behind multiple attacks in the North Caucasus and four of his accomplices have been killed in a police operation in Dagestan, local police said Sunday.

Trump's call inspires hope in Taiwan, concern in Beijing

Johnson Lai and Nomaan Merchant, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 3:50am

With a 10-minute phone call and two tweets, Donald Trump inspired banner headlines and renewed hopes across Taiwan for a stronger partnership with the United States, while also inflaming the complex relationships between the U.S., mainland China, and the self-governing island China regards as a renegade province.