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BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders are set to decide who will get the prestigious job as the 28-nation bloc's foreign policy chief for the next five years.The heads of state and government are widely expected to nominate Italy's Foreign Mini ...more

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers have approved a measure that would make the state the first to impose a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags.SB270 cleared the Senate on a 22-15 vote Friday and sent to Gov. Jerry Brown. It was ...more

AP News - 13 mins ago

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown appealed a court ruling that struck down tenure and other job protections for California's teachers, setting himself apart from leaders in some other states who have fought to end such protections or at least raise t ...more

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JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The military in Lesotho has occupied police stations and surrounded some government buildings in the capital of the mountainous country and are moving to other districts, a security guard at the U.S. Embassy said Saturday.Gun ...more

AP News - 31 mins ago

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine defense chief says Syrian rebels attacked Filipino peacekeepers in Golan Heights. ...more

AP News - 35 mins ago

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's President Hassan Rouhani called Western sanctions an "invasion" on Saturday after Washington imposed penalties on 25 businesses, banks and individuals."Sanctions are an invasion of the Iranian nation. We should resist ...more

AP News - 37 mins ago

As many as 12,000 foreigners have gone to Syria to fight the government of Bashar Assad. Many have joined extremist groups, including the al-Nusra front, an al-Qaida affiliate, and the Islamic State group, which now controls a territory straddling Syri ...more

AP News - 39 mins ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's acknowledgement the U.S. still lacks a strategy for defeating the growing extremist threat emanating from Syria reflects a still unformed international coalition.The president is meeting with his top ad ...more

AP News - 42 mins ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — The case of Mehdi Nemmouche haunts U.S. intelligence officials.Nemmouche is a Frenchman who authorities say spent 11 months fighting with the Islamic State group in Syria before returning to Europe to act out his rage. On May 2 ...more

Reuters News - 45 mins ago

DOHA (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah said terrorism would soon spread to Europe and the United States unless it is quickly dealt with in the Middle East, the Saudi state news agency reported late on Friday. The king made the stateme ...more