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Strasbourg's Christmas market reopens under the protection of police as shoppers return to the market, in Strasbourg, France, Saturday Dec. 15, 2018. French police shot and killed the man who they believed attacked Strasbourg's Christmas market on Tuesday killing four people. (AP Photo/Jean-Francois Badias)
Father of Strasbourg attacker said his son backed IS groupThe man described as the father of the 29-year-old suspect in this week's deadly Christmas market attack in Strasbourg says his son subscribed to the beliefs of the Islamic State group
The Associated Press7 hours ago
FILE - In this June 24, 2015, file photo, a Border Patrol agent looks for other agents in the Animas mountains in New Mexico's boot heel. A 7-year-old Guatemalan girl, picked up with her father and dozens of other migrants along the remote stretch of the U.S.-Mexico border, has died, federal officials said Friday, Dec. 14, 2018. (Roberto E. Rosales/The Albuquerque Journal via AP, File)
Family of migrant girl disputes official story on her deathA 7-year-old girl who died while in U.S. Border Patrol custody say she did not suffer from a lack of food or water before being picked up by authorities, lawyers for her family say
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Man who demolished landmark house ordered to build replicaA man who illegally demolished San Francisco house designed by the modernist architect Richard Neutra has been ordered to rebuild an exact replica
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Kashmiri villagers offer joint funeral prayers for a civilian Abid Lone, right, and local rebel Adnan Ahmed in Pulwama, south of Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018. At least seven civilians were killed and nearly two dozens injured when government forces fired at anti-India protesters in disputed Kashmir following a gunbattle that left three rebels and a soldier dead on Saturday, police and residents said. (AP Photo/ Dar Yasin)
Troops kill 7 civilians as protest turns bloody in KashmirPolice in Kashmir say Indian forces who were exchanging fire with insurgents have fatally shot at least seven civilians when large crowds descended on the site of the gunbattle in support of the militants
The Associated Press9 hours ago
A demonstrator takes a video of riot police officers on the Champs-Elysees avenue, Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018 in Paris. The "yellow vest" demonstrations, sapped by cold weather, light rain and government concessions, were significantly smaller than previous rallies. (AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu)
Tear gas in Paris, but fewer protesters and bigger demandsA protest movement that has brought the French into the streets for five Saturdays in a row in a major challenge to President Emmanuel Macron lost momentum in its latest nationwide outcry
The Associated Press9 hours ago
FILE - In this Dec. 30, 2016 file photo, a tanker truck waits at the storage and dispatch terminal of Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex), Mexico's state-owned oil company, in the port of Veracruz, Mexico.  Mexico plans to boost crude production at state oil company Pemex by 45% over the next six years as the country invests more heavily to stem declines in output and revenue.  President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018.  the goal is for Pemex to produce 2.40 million barrels a day of crude, up from 1.65 million currently (AP Photo/Felix Marquez)
Mexico aims to boost crude output by 45 percent before 2025Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is detailing plans to "rescue" the national oil industry by boosting crude production at the state-owned oil company by 45 percent before 2025
The Associated Press9 hours ago
U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke, left, walks out of the Tornillo, Texas, international port of entry with Sen. Jeff Merkley, center, and other Democratic members of a Congress, Sen. Tina Smith, D-Minn., , front right, and Sen. Mazie Hirono, D-HI, back right, who visited a remote tent city where several thousand immigrant teens are being held at a cost of roughly $1 million a day Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018. The lawmakers urged the nonprofit running the facility not to renew a federal contract that expires Dec. 31, a longshot request that could effectively shutter the camp.  (Rudy Gutierrez/The El Paso Times via AP)
O'Rourke, other Dems don't want tent city's contract renewedRep. Beto O'Rourke, other Democrats tour remote tent city where 2,700 immigrant teens are being held at a cost of roughly $1 million per day
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Trump's Old Chief of Staff Plans to Join the MilitaryReince Priebus is trying to join the US Navy. The former White House chief of staff—who resigned the post after six months —has a letter of recommendation from Defense Secretary James Mattis to help him become a reserve officer, the Washington Post reports. "Reince's experience, education, and personality make...
Newser10 hours ago
President Michal Kurtyka poses for a photo after adopting the final agreement during a closing session of the COP24 U.N. Climate Change Conference 2018 in Katowice, Poland, Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018.  (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
Nations at UN climate talks back universal emissions rulesAfter two weeks of bruising negotiations, officials from almost 200 countries have agreed on universal, transparent rules that will govern efforts to cut emissions and curb global warming
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Thousands of teachers march in Los Angeles as strike loomsThousands of teachers working for the nation's second-largest school system are marching in downtown Los Angeles to demand a new contract
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Scott Walker Stuns With His Version of Venn DiagramTo no one's surprise, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker signed legislation Friday limiting the power of Gov-elect Tony Evers. But he did throw the world a curveball by explaining the new law with a uniquely reimagined Venn diagram, per the Milwaukee Sentinel-Journal . At a Green Bay news conference, Walker displayed a...
Newser11 hours ago
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