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ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The latest on the war in Syria, including Russian warplane shot down by Turkey. All times local:1:20 p.m.Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu is seeking to reduce tensions with Moscow, saying that Russia is Turkey' ...more

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MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine's prime minister says his government has decided to close the country's airspace to all Russian planes.Ukraine last month banned all Russian airlines from flying into Ukraine but Russian planes have been allowed to fly over ...more

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KOMSOMOLSKOYE, Russia (AP) — Rashid Magomedov had had enough, his father said. The devout Muslim was detained several times by Russian security police, spent two months in jail on charges that later were dismissed, and complained that police repeatedly ...more

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BRUSSELS (AP) — The latest on the attacks in Paris and security alert in Brussels:11:45 a.m.The Belgian government has ordered health and emergency services in Belgium to take special precautionary measures to make sure their services are ...more

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A new nuclear treaty with the United States governing South Korea's commercial nuclear activities during the next 20 years went into effect Wednesday, the South Korean government said.The treaty, which replaces a previo ...more

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DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — A Russian military pilot whose plane was shot down by Turkey and crashed in Syria arrived on Wednesday at an air base in Latakia province after being rescued by a Syrian army commando unit, Syrian and Russian officials said.< ...more

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GENEVA (Reuters) - This year is set to be the hottest on record and 2016 could be even hotter due to the current El Niño weather pattern, the U.N. weather agency said on Wednesday. The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said global avera ...more

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NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Pope Francis wants to bring a message of peace and reconciliation to an Africa torn by extremist violence, but security concerns are so high that he might be forced to make changes to his itinerary for the final leg of the trip. ...more

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MOSCOW (AP) — Russian media quotes defense minister saying a second Su-24 pilot rescued, now safe at base. ...more

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CHICAGO (AP) — The white officer who shot a black Chicago teen 16 times has been charged with murder and jailed. The graphic video of the slaying has been made public. And in the hours after the footage was released, protesters seemed to honor pleas fo ...more