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Rosberg beats Hamilton to win Abu Dhabi GP
08:41 AM, 11.29.2015

Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg of Germany celebrates with ten members after winning the Emirates Formula One Grand Prix at the Yas Marina racetrack in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Nico Rosberg completed a hat trick of victories to end the Formula One season when he won the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Sunday, profiting from a questionable tire strategy by his Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton.

AP Interview: Iraqi envoy: Paris attack marks new global war
08:38 AM, 11.29.2015

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, center, his wife Sophie Gregoire, right, French prime minister Manuel Valls, second right, and Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo, third right, pay their respects to victims of the Paris attacks in front of the Bataclan concert hall, in Paris, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015. The country remains on high alert for possible terrorist attacks after Islamic extremists killed at least 130 people in a rock concert massacre, shootings at Paris cafes and suicide bombings at the national stadium on Nov. 13. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)PARIS (AP) — Iraq's foreign minister says the Nov. 13 attacks in Paris marked a new stage in a world war of international terrorism — one that no country can hope to escape.

Virginia's Mike London resigns after 6th season as coach
08:36 AM, 11.29.2015

Virginia head coach Mike London, left, and Virginia Tech head coach Frank Beamer chat before an NCAA college football game in Charlottesville, Va., Saturday, Nov. 28, 2015. Beamer has announced his retirement at the end of the season. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Mike London has resigned as the football coach at Virginia after six seasons.

In DC, public housing tenants forced out, then homes flipped
08:35 AM, 11.29.2015

Levant Graham, 84, speaks during an interview in her apartment, Friday, Oct. 23, 2015, in Washington. Graham was forced out of her previous home by District of Columbia Housing Authority, and that house now stands vacant. The District of Columbia Housing Authority is moving aging tenants out of homes where they've lived for decades, renovating them and selling them to wealthy buyers. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)WASHINGTON (AP) — In the rapidly gentrifying nation's capital, real estate investors aren't the only ones flipping houses for profit. The city's public housing authority is getting in on the action — moving aging tenants out of homes where they've lived for decades, renovating them and selling them to wealthy buyers.

Israel defense minister says Russian plane breached airspace
08:32 AM, 11.29.2015

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's defense minister says a Russian plane recently penetrated Israeli airspace but was not shot down thanks to open communications between the two countries.

Police officer shot, killed during call; suspect in custody
08:31 AM, 11.29.2015

NEW FLORENCE, Pa. (AP) — A man suspected of fatally shooting a police officer who was responding to a domestic dispute was in custody at a hospital on Sunday after a six-hour manhunt, police said.

LSU says Les Miles to stay; Tigers beat Texas A&M 19-7
08:27 AM, 11.29.2015

LSU head coach Les Miles is carried off the field after an NCAA college football game against Texas A&M in Baton Rouge, La., Saturday, Nov. 28, 2015. LSU won 19-7. (AP Photo/Jonathan Bachman)BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Les Miles rode across the Tiger Stadium field on the shoulders of his players while fans chanted his name.

Schwartzel wins Euro Tour's Alfred Dunhill Championship
08:26 AM, 11.29.2015

MALELANE, South Africa (AP) — Charl Schwartzel eased to a four-shot victory at the Alfred Dunhill Championship on Sunday to become the third South African behind Ernie Els and Retief Goosen to win 10 European Tour titles.

Andy Murray gives Britain Davis Cup title after 79 years
08:25 AM, 11.29.2015

Britain's Andy Murray, left, celebrates with his tea's captain Leon Smith, right, after winning a point against Belgium’s David Goffin during their Davis Cup final tennis match at the Flanders Expo in Ghent, Belgium, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)GHENT, Belgium (AP) — Andy Murray gave Britain its first Davis Cup title in 79 years when he beat Belgium's David Goffin 6-3, 7-5, 6-3 in the first of reverse singles Sunday.

Rosberg wins season-closing Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
08:21 AM, 11.29.2015

Nico Rosberg celebrates his win at the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on November 29, 2015Nico Rosberg ended his 2015 season in triumph on Sunday when he completed a hat-trick of victories in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix ahead of his Mercedes team-mate and world champion Lewis Hamilton. The 30-year-old German, who has produced remarkable dominant form since seeing Hamilton secure his third drivers’ title at last month’s United States Grand Prix, made a perfect start from his sixth successive pole position and, pit-stops apart, was in control all the way. Rosberg was celebrating his sixth win of the year and the 14th of his career.

Tens of billions promised to goose clean energy tech
08:20 AM, 11.29.2015

Activists form a human chain during a protest ahead of the 2015 Paris Climate Conference, in Paris, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015. More than 140 world leaders are gathering around Paris for high-stakes climate talks that start Monday, and activists are holding marches and protests around the world to urge them to reach a strong agreement to slow global warming. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)PARIS (AP) — Government and business leaders plan to spend tens of billions of dollars in the next five years to develop clean energy technology in efforts to fight global warming, an official and a former official have told The Associated Press.

AP Interview: UN chief wants climate target review by 2020
08:18 AM, 11.29.2015

France's President Francois Hollande, left, shakes hand with Secretary General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon, prior to a meeting at the Elysee Palace, in Paris, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015. More than 140 world leaders are gathering around Paris for high-stakes climate talks that start Monday, and activists are holding marches and protests around the world to urge them to reach a strong agreement to slow global warming. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)PARIS (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says governments' pledges to cut global warming emissions aren't enough and should be reviewed before 2020.

Tottenham extends unbeaten run by holding Chelsea 0-0
08:09 AM, 11.29.2015

Tottenham’s Toby Alderweireld, left, clears the ball from Chelsea’s Pedro, centre, during the English Premier League soccer match between Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea at White Hart Lane in London, Sunday Nov. 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)LONDON (AP) — Rarely has a goalless stalemate satisfied Jose Mourinho so much.

From penguins to Pope's shoes, climate rallies pressure U.N. summit
08:08 AM, 11.29.2015

Protesters demonstrate during a rally held the day before the start of the Paris Climate Change Summit, in LondonBy Megan Rowling and Alister Doyle PARIS (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of people from Sydney to London joined one of the biggest days of climate change activism on Sunday, telling world leaders gathering for a summit in Paris there is "No Planet B" in the fight against global warming. In the French capital, where demonstrations were banned by the authorities after attacks by Islamic State militants killed 130 people on Nov. 13, activists laid out more than 20,000 pairs of shoes in the Place de la Republique to symbolize absent marchers. Among the high heels and sandals were a pair of plain black shoes sent by Pope Francis, who has been a vocal advocate for action to prevent dangerous climate change, and jogging shoes from U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.

VW knew fuel usage in some cars was too high a year ago: report
08:02 AM, 11.29.2015

A traffic light shows red next to the Volkswagen factory in WolfsburgVolkswagen's top executives knew a year ago that some of the company's cars were markedly less fuel efficient than had been officially stated, Sunday paper Bild am Sonntag reported, without specifying its sources. VW in early November revealed that it had understated the level of carbon dioxide emissions and fuel usage in around 800,000 cars sold mainly in Europe. The scandal, which will likely cost VW billions, initially centered on software on up to 11 million diesel vehicles worldwide that VW admitted was designed to artificially suppress nitrogen oxide emissions in a test setting.

Highlights: Leaders' comments at EU-Turkey summit
08:01 AM, 11.29.2015

Leaders of the European Union aim to sign an agreement with Turkey in Brussels on Sunday that offers Ankara cash and closer ties with the EU in return for Turkish help in stemming the flow of migrants to Europe. Here are some of the comments of the leaders: FRENCH PRESIDENT FRANCOIS HOLLANDE "There has to be an agreement that allows us to implement an action plan between the European Union and Turkey so that refugees can be received in Turkey, nearer their countries of origin, so that Europe can help Turkey, so that Turkey can live up to its commitments and borders can be controlled.

AP source: Toledo's Matt Campbell to be Iowa State coach
07:59 AM, 11.29.2015

A person briefed on the decision tells The Associated Press that Toledo coach Matt Campbell will be Iowa State's new football coach.

The Latest: UN Secretary-General wants climate target review
07:56 AM, 11.29.2015

Secretary General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon, center, leaves the Elysee Palace, after a meeting in Paris, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015. More than 140 world leaders are gathering around Paris for high-stakes climate talks that start Monday, and activists are holding marches and protests around the world to urge them to reach a strong agreement to slow global warming. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)PARIS (AP) — The latest from the much-anticipated U.N. climate conference that gets underway in Paris on Monday. All times local:

Turkey recovers body of pilot from downed Russian jet
07:54 AM, 11.29.2015

The coffin of the pilot killed when Turkey shot down a Russian jet is carried to a Turkish Air Force Cargo Aircraft, before being handed over to Russia, on the tarmac of the Hatay Airport in HatayBy Dasha Afanasieva and Lidia Kelly ANKARA/MOSCOW (Reuters) - Turkey recovered the body of a Russian pilot from northern Syria and presented it to Russian diplomats on Sunday, five days after shooting down his warplane in an incident that wrecked relations between two of the main powers involved in Syria's war. A coffin carrying Oleg Peshkov arrived by ambulance on the tarmac of Hatay Airport in southern Turkey near the Syrian border, a Reuters photographer said. It was flown to the capital Ankara, where according to Russia's RIA news agency it was met at an airfield by Moscow's ambassador and military attache.

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon calls for review of climate targets before 2020
07:52 AM, 11.29.2015

PARIS (AP) — UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon calls for review of climate targets before 2020.

The Latest: Turkey sees EU summit as new beginning
07:51 AM, 11.29.2015

European Council President Donald Tusk, second right, arrives for an EU-Turkey summit at the EU Council building in Brussels on Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015. At a high-profile summit in Brussels on Sunday, European Union leaders will look to offer Turkey 3 billion euros ($3.2 billion), an easing of visa restrictions and the fast-tracking of its EU membership process in return for tightening border security and take back some migrants who don't qualify for asylum. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)BRUSSELS (AP) — The latest on the mass movement of asylum-seekers and others seeking refuge in Europe. All times local:

Police clash with climate activists at Paris demo
07:47 AM, 11.29.2015

Protestors clash with riot police during a rally against global warming on November 29, 2015 in ParisFrench police fired teargas Sunday in clashes with climate change activists who pelted them with objects in Paris during a demonstration ahead of key UN talks, AFP reporters said. Riot police took action after a small group of masked protesters in the Place de la Republique square began chanting "State of emergency, police state", referring to measures restricting protests that were introduced after the November 13 terror attacks in the city. Around 4,500 activists had earlier formed a human chain through the city, passing near the Bataclan concert hall where 90 people were killed in the November 13 attacks on the French capital.

Fischnaller wins luge WCup opener; Germany takes team relay
07:44 AM, 11.29.2015

First placed Dominik Fischnaller from Italy celebrates in the finish area of the men's luge World Cup race inInsbruck Igls, Austria, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson)IGLS, Austria (AP) — Italian luger Dominik Fischnaller won the season-opening World Cup race Sunday after first-run leader Felix Loch was disqualified for an equipment irregularity, while Germany dominated the team relay.

EU seeks Turkish help to slow migrants for cash, EU membership talks: draft
07:43 AM, 11.29.2015

Refugees and migrants board Turkish Coast Guard Search and Rescue ship Umut-703 after a failed attempt of crossing to the Greek island of Lesbos off the shores of CanakkaleBy Francesco Guarascio BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Leaders of the European Union aim to sign an agreement with Turkey in Brussels on Sunday that offers Ankara cash and closer ties with the EU in return for Turkish help in stemming the flow of migrants to Europe, draft conclusions of the summit showed. Aware of a sense of desperation in Europe for a solution to a crisis that is tearing the bloc apart following the arrival of close to a million people this year, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has been driving a hard bargain. The draft deal made clear the trade-off between Turkey's help in handling the flow of migrants that has called into question the future of Europe's passport-free travel, and the EU offer of cash and restarting stalled talks on EU accession.

Turkish PM says summit historic for EU accession
07:42 AM, 11.29.2015

Turkey's Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said the summit with European Union leaders on Sunday was a "new beginning" in Turkey's accession process to the 28-nation bloc. "Today is a historic day in our accession process to the EU," Davutoglu told reporters on arrival for the talks, in which EU leaders will offer Turkey cash, visa-free travel to Europe and re-launching of accession talks in exchange for Ankara's help in stemming the flood of migrants to the EU. "I am grateful to all European leaders for this new beginning," he said.

Hundreds of Russian truck drivers head to Moscow for protest
07:42 AM, 11.29.2015

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Russian truck drivers have been protesting across the country, and one of their leaders says hundreds of trucks are now heading toward Moscow to press their demands.

Burkina Faso holds 1st vote since popular uprising
07:37 AM, 11.29.2015

Voters queue before casting their ballots, during elections in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015. Hundreds of voters lined up after morning prayers to vote Sunday in Burkina Faso's first presidential and legislative elections since a popular uprising toppled the West Africa nation's longtime leader last year.(AP Photo/Theo Renaut)OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Thousands of people are casting their ballots Sunday in Burkina Faso's first presidential and legislative elections since a popular uprising toppled the nation's longtime leader last year.

Attackers wound senior Burundi army officer: witnesses
07:35 AM, 11.29.2015

A woman holds a banner written "Papa Help My Country Burundi" before a mass by Pope Francis, as rain falls in Kenya's capital NairobiA senior army officer was wounded in an attack by unidentified gunmen in Burundi at the weekend on his way to the capital, witnesses said on Sunday, the latest in a series of shootings targeting top officials. Violence has racked the African nation for months since President Pierre Nkurunziza said he would run for a third term in office and then went on to win a disputed election in July. Western powers and African neighbours worry Burundi, which emerged from a civil war in 2005, could slide back into ethnic conflict.

Colorado shooting suspect said 'no more baby parts': reports
07:20 AM, 11.29.2015

Robert L. Dear is seen in an undated picture released by the Colorado Springs Police DepartmentThe man accused of opening fire at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado and killing three people said "no more baby parts" while he was being arrested, NBC News and other media reported, citing unidentified law enforcement sources. The utterance from suspect Robert Lewis Dear, 57, apparently referenced the organization's health services, which include abortion, and its role in delivering fetal tissue to researchers. It could hint at a possible motive for the rampage on Friday, though NBC, citing sources, said investigators had not confirmed any motivation.

Thousands gather for funeral of top Kurdish lawyer
07:20 AM, 11.29.2015

A demonstrator holds picture of Bar Association President Tahir Elci during a protest in IstanbulBy Seyhmus Cakan DIYARBAKIR, Turkey (Reuters) - Thousands gathered for the funeral of Tahir Elci, a Kurdish lawyer and human rights activist gunned down on Saturday in a southern eastern city at the center of months of violence. The funerals for the two policemen killed in the attack in Diyarbakir also took place. Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said on Sunday the gun found next to Elci's body was the same weapon used in the attack on the police officers.

Palace releases photos of 6-month-old Princess Charlotte
07:17 AM, 11.29.2015

In this undated photo released Sunday Nov. 29, 2015, by Britain's Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, showing Princess Charlotte with her cuddly toy dog, at Anmer Hall in Sandringham, England. Princess Charlotte was born May 2, 2015, and the photo was taken by her mother, Kate Duchess of Cambridge, during November 2015. (Duchess of Cambridge via AP)LONDON (AP) — Princess Charlotte looks delighted with a cuddly toy dog in a photo taken by her mother, the Duchess of Cambridge.

Syria's Assad says his enemies increasing support for insurgents
07:06 AM, 11.29.2015

A general view shows a deserted street in the rebel-controlled area where forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad carry out offensives to take control of the town of Kafr Nabudah, in Hama provinceBEIRUT/AMMAN (Reuters) - Syrian President Bashar al Assad told a senior Iranian official on Sunday that his adversaries had increased weapon supplies and financial support to insurgents since the start of a major offensive aided by his allies to regain lost territory. Assad was quoted by state media as telling Ali Akbar Velayati, a top adviser to Iran's supreme leader, that the military support his country was getting from Iran and Russia had pushed the enemy states he did not name to "further escalate and increase financing and equipping of terrorists". The Syrian army said on Saturday that Turkey had increased supplies of weapons, ammunition and equipment to what it described as terrorists in Syria.

Meeting in South Africa views new models for African cities
06:47 AM, 11.29.2015

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — With more than half of Africa's population expected to live in cities by the year 2050, a gathering in South Africa on Sunday is exploring new models for urban Africa.

Paris human chain gives emotional jolt to climate summit
06:46 AM, 11.29.2015

People form a human chain in Nantes on November 28, 2015 during a protest over the ban on public gatherings until November 30, the start of UN climate talks COP21Protesters linked hands near the violent heart of the Paris terror attacks Sunday, giving an emotional jolt to world leaders flying into the French capital to try and save Earth from climate catastrophe. As hundreds of thousands of people joined protests worldwide, the human chain aimed to send a highly symbolic message to leaders on the eve of the official opening of a 195-nation UN climate summit in Paris. French authorities cancelled two climate demonstrations in the City of Light after gunmen and suicide bombers killed 130 people on November 13.

Russian air strikes kill at least 18 in northwest: Syria monitor
06:19 AM, 11.29.2015

A still image shows a Russian jet taking off in SyriaAir strikes believed to have been carried out by Russian jets killed at least 18 people and wounded dozens more in the town of Ariha in northwest Syria on Sunday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported. Rami Abdulrahman, director of the Observatory, said a total of at least 60 people had been killed and wounded in the attack. Officials at the Russian defense ministry could not immediately be reached for comment.

Russian oil tanker grounded in north Pacific
06:17 AM, 11.29.2015

Workers remove crude oil along the shoreline during a clean up operation after the tanker Nadezhda, left, hit a reef during a storm on Saturday near the port city of Nevelsk, about 90 kilometres (56 miles) south west of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Sakhalin Island in Russia's Far East, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015. Russian emergency services say cleanup operations are underway after an oil tanker was grounded, damaging one of its fuel tanks, carrying 786 tons of fuel oil and diesel fuel. (AP Photo/Sergey Krasnoukhov)Russian emergency services say cleanup operations are underway after an oil tanker was grounded, damaging one of its fuel tanks. The tanker Nadezhda hit a reef during a storm on Saturday near the port ...

Germany's Merkel says Turkey deal will bring order to migration flows
06:14 AM, 11.29.2015

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Sunday the EU-Turkey migration deal would help put the flow of migrants in a legal framework instead of the current uncontrollable influx. "One main part of this EU-Turkey action plan will be how we can replace illegal migration by legal migration, how we can improve the situation of refugees within Turkey," Merkel said on arrival to the talks.

EU's Juncker says expects deal at Turkey summit on stemming migrant flow
06:14 AM, 11.29.2015

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said on Sunday he expected the EU-Turkey summit to agree on stemming the influx of migrants to Europe. Draft conclusions of the summit show Turkey would help the European Union handle the flow of migrants in exchange for cash and restarting stalled talks on EU accession. (Reporting by Jan Strupczewski, Robin Emmott and Gabriela Baczynska, Sabine Siebold)

Under tight security, pope urges peace in central Africa
06:13 AM, 11.29.2015

Pope Francis talks with children as he visits the refugee camp of Saint Sauveur in the capital BanguiBy Philip Pullella and Joe Bavier BANGUI (Reuters) - Protected by the heaviest security ever seen on his trips, Pope Francis on Sunday preached reconciliation in the divided Central African Republic, a nation racked by bloodshed between Muslims and Christians. As the pope's Alitalia plane touched down from Uganda to start his first visit to a war zone, attack helicopters patrolled the skies and armored personnel carriers from French and U.N. peacekeeping forces waited outside the airport. Special security forces wearing patches of the yellow and white colors of the Vatican flag were on hand to help his normal Vatican security retinue.

Burkina votes for new president after year of upheaval
06:08 AM, 11.29.2015

Residents in Ouagadougou wait in line to cast their vote for Burkina Faso's presidential election on November 29, 2015Voters in Burkina Faso began casting ballots Sunday for a new president and parliament, hoping to turn the page on a year of turmoil during which the west African nation's people ousted a veteran ruler and repelled a military coup. "I quit state affairs in 1997. Facebook Page

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