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Authorities interrogate Berlin suspect ... Man fires shots near US embassy in Ankara ... China returns US drone



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BERLIN (AP) — Authorities in Berlin have been interrogating the man they say rammed a truck into a crowded Christmas market Monday, killing at least 12 people and injuring dozens of others. Authorities say the crash was intentional and is a suspected terror attack.

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Police in Turkey have detained a man they say fired shots in front of the U.S. embassy in Ankara, several hours after the Russian ambassador to Turkey was killed in an attack. Police say the man took out a pump action shotgun he hid in his coat and fired around eight shots in the air before the embassy's security guards intervened and apparently overpowered him. No one was hurt.

WASHINGTON (AP) — China has returned to the U.S. an unmanned underwater drone the Chinese Navy seized unlawfully last week in international waters. China's defense ministry says it handed the drone back after "friendly consultations."

BEIRUT (AP) — The last Syrian rebels and civilians are awaiting evacuation from the remainder of what was once a rebel enclave in eastern Aleppo. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says that more than 15,000 people, among them 5,000 opposition fighters, have left the enclave since the rebels effectively surrendered the area under an Ankara- and Moscow-brokered deal. It's unclear how many remain.

SYDNEY (AP) — Investigators searching for nearly two years for a missing Malaysia Airlines plane are making a painful admission: They've probably been looking in the wrong place. The latest analysis by a team of international investigators says the Boeing 777 is likely farther north of the current search zone, a remote patch of the Indian Ocean west of Australia. The plane, with 239 people on board, disappeared while flying from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing.

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