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Longest UN climate talks end with no deal on carbon markets

MADRID (AP) — Marathon international climate talks ended Sunday with major polluters resisting calls to ramp up efforts to keep global warming at bay and negotiators postponing the regulation of global carbon markets until next year.

Comey says ‘real sloppiness’ in Russia probe but no misconduct

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former FBI Director James Comey acknowledged Sunday that a Justice Department inspector general report identified “real sloppiness” in the surveillance of a former Trump campaign aide and said he was wrong to have been “overconfident” about how the Russia ...

Anna Karina, the icon of French New Wave cinema, dies at 79

PARIS (AP) — Anna Karina, the French New Wave actress who became an icon of the cinema in the 1960s, has died. She was 79. The French culture minister announced her death on Twitter on Sunday. French media said that the Danish-born Karina had cancer and died Saturday.

Indonesia nabs 2 suspected smugglers of leopard, lion cubs

PEKANBARU, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian police said Sunday that they have arrested two men suspected of being part of a ring that poaches and trades in endangered animals and seized from them several lion and leopard cubs and dozens of turtles. One of the suspects, identified only as Yatno, ...

Shooting at suburban Atlanta mall injures 1 as shoppers flee

ATLANTA (AP) — A shooting that wounded one man in a mall food court sent suburban Atlanta shoppers fleeing in panic Saturday. The Cobb County Police Department said in a statement that the man was wounded at Cumberland Mall around 1 p.m. following an argument and that the shooting suspect ...

North Korea says new tests will help it counter US threats

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said it successfully performed another “crucial test” at its long-range rocket launch site that will further strengthen its nuclear deterrent. The test — the second at the facility in a week, according to North Korea’s Academy of Defense Science ...

China tightens up on info after Xinjiang leaks

(AP) - The Xinjiang regional government in China’s far west is deleting data, destroying documents, tightening controls on information and has held high-level meetings in response to leaks of classified papers on its mass detention camps for Uighurs and other predominantly Muslim minorities, ...

Johnson’s win may deliver Brexit but could risk UK’s breakup

LONDON (AP) — Leaving the European Union is not the only split British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has to worry about. Johnson’s commanding election victory this week may let him fulfill his campaign promise to “get Brexit done,” but it could also imperil the future of the United ...

North Korea conducts another test at long-range rocket site

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Saturday that it successfully performed another “crucial test” at its long-range rocket launch site that will further strengthen its nuclear deterrent. The test — the second at the facility in a week, according to North Korea’s Academy of ...

House gets 2 Trump impeachment charges after Judiciary vote

WASHINGTON (AP) — Impeachment charges against President Donald Trump went to the full House on Friday, following approval by the House Judiciary Committee. The House is expected to take up the two articles of impeachment next week.

Johnson claims Brexit mandate with new conservative majority

LONDON (AP) — Boris Johnson’s gamble on early elections paid off as voters gave the UK prime minister a commanding majority to take the country out of the European Union by the end of January, a decisive result after more than three years of stalemate over Brexit. Johnson’s promise to ...

Tramadol is `the other opioid crisis’ in the developing world

KAPURTHALA, India (AP) — Reports rolled in with escalating urgency — pills seized by the truckload, pills swallowed by schoolchildren, pills in the pockets of dead terrorists. These pills, the world has been told, are safer than the OxyContins, the Vicodins, the fentanyls that have wreaked ...

China says trade deal with US must be ‘mutually beneficial’

BEIJING (AP) — Expectations for a U.S.-Chinese trade truce rose Friday, though Beijing accused Washington of unfairly attacking its economy and said a settlement to their costly, 17-month-old conflict must be “mutually beneficial.” A senior Trump administration official said an ...

Congressman Kelly Armstrong Votes Against Articles of Impeachment

WASHINGTON – Congressman Kelly Armstrong joined all Republicans in voting against the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump in the House Judiciary Committee today. Armstrong released the following statement on the vote: “The Democrats have cloaked this impeachment ...

Judiciary panel debates Trump impeachment, moves toward vote

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Judiciary Committee launched a lively, marathon session Thursday ahead of voting on articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump. a historic step as the deeply partisan panel prepares to send the charges to the full House. Chairman Jerrold Nadler, ...

Authorities tie killers in New Jersey attack to fringe group

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — The two killers who stormed a kosher market in Jersey City had apparently been followers of the Black Hebrew Israelites — a fringe group whose members have been known to rail against white people and Jews — and one of them had made anti-Semitic posts online, ...

Wealthy German family gives millions to Holocaust survivors

BERLIN (AP) — One of Germany’s richest families, which owns Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Pret A Manger and other international brands, is giving millions to support Holocaust survivors as it seeks to atone for its use of forced laborers during the Nazi era and its enthusiastic support of Adolf ...

16th Street Southwest, Minot, to fully re-open Friday

As work winds down for the winter on the Mouse River Enhanced Flood Protection Project, 16th Street Southwest will fully re-open Friday. All lanes of traffic will be open. Roadway construction, including curb and gutter, utility installation along with temporary earthwork measures, have been ...

House panel debates late for historic Trump impeachment vote

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Judiciary Committee lumbered toward a historic vote late Thursday night to approve articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, splitting sharply along party lines in a grueling session. It was expected to end with charges being sent to the full House ...

Boris Johnson claims ‘powerful new mandate’ for Brexit

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says it looks like his Conservative Party has won “a powerful new mandate to get Brexit done” in the country’s general election. He says the work of delivering Brexit will begin as soon as all the results are in. Johnson called the ...