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DAVOS (AP):With the US increasingly looking inward and China eager to take a lead on the global stage, Chinese President Xi Jinping yesterday cast his country as a champion of free trade and stability, a rebuke...

WASHINGTON (AP):The Obama administration tried to persuade the Supreme Court yesterday to retain a federal law that makes it easier to deport immigrants who have been convicted of crimes.If the justices...

MOSCOW (AP):President Vladimir Putin took a parting shot at the Obama administration yesterday, accusing it of trying to undermine Donald Trump's legitimacy with fake allegations and "binding the president-elect hand and foot to prevent him from...

BERLIN (AP):Facebook says it's introducing measures to tackle the spread of fake news in Germany, months before the country holds a national election.The social network said yesterday the investigative...

PARIS (AP):Sending a forceful message to Israel's prime minister and the incoming Donald Trump administration, dozens of countries called yesterday on Israel and the Palestinians to revive work toward long-elusive peace - including an independent...

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP):Twenty-seven inmates have died in eruptions of violence in two northern Brazilian prisons, officials said yesterday as they quelled the latest in a string of prison disturbances...

CAIRO (AP):Egyptian prosecutors have thrown out a case brought by an elderly Christian woman against several members of a Muslim mob who stripped off her clothes and paraded her naked through...

WARREN, Michigan (AP):Thousands of people showed up in freezing temperatures yesterday in Michigan to hear Senator Bernie Sanders denounce Republican efforts to repeal President Barack...

MOSCOW (AP) -- Exulted by Donald Trump's victory in the U.S., the Kremlin is counting the days to his inauguration and venting its anger at Barack Obama's outgoing administration, no holds barred. Careful not to hurt chances for a thaw in U...

PARIS (AP) -- Sending a forceful message to Israel and the incoming Trump administration, more than 70 world diplomats gathered in Paris on Sunday to say they want peace in the Mideast - and that establishing a Palestinian state is the only way to...
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