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The Latest: Sweden tops climate action rankingsGroups that monitor countries' performance in tackling climate change say Sweden remains top of the league, while the United States has dropped in the index
The Associated Press28 minutes ago
EU prolongs sanctions against Congo ruling party candidateEU prolongs sanctions against Congo president's chosen successor as election approaches
The Associated Press40 minutes ago
Demonstrators stand behind a burning bin during clashes, Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018 in Marseille, southern France. The rumble of armored police trucks and the hiss of tear gas filled central Paris on Saturday, as French riot police fought to contain thousands of yellow-vested protesters venting their anger against the government in a movement that has grown more violent by the week. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)
Macron addresses France amid protests; is it too late?French President Emmanuel Macron is preparing to speak to the nation at last, after increasingly violent protests against his leadership
The Associated Press55 minutes ago
U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, 2nd left, and Moroccan Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Nasser Bourita, center, chair the opening session of a UN Migration Conference in Marrakech, Morocco, Monday, Dec.10, 2018. Top U.N. officials and government leaders from about 150 countries are uniting around an agreement on migration, while finding themselves on the defensive about the non-binding deal amid criticism and a walkout from the United States and some other countries. (AP Photo/Mosa'ab Elshamy)
The Latest: Refugee group backs emphasis on migration causesThe Norwegian Refugee Council says a nonbinding international deal on migration "recognizes the rising threats of disaster displacement and impacts of climate change and brings hope for the people affected."
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE- In this Dec. 8, 2017 file photo,  UK's Union Flag, left, and the EU flag, flap in the wind outside EU headquarters in Brussels. The European Union's top court ruled Monday, Dec. 10, 2018, that Britain can change its mind over Brexit, boosting the hopes of people who want to stay in the EU that the process can be reversed. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo, File)
Top EU court rules UK can change mind over BrexitThe European Union's top court has ruled that Britain can change its mind over Brexit, boosting the hopes of people who want to stay in the EU that the process can be reversed
The Associated Press1 hour ago
164 countries agree by acclamation on UN migration accord spurned by the United States and several other countries164 countries agree by acclamation on UN migration accord spurned by the United States and several other countries
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Rail strike leads to traffic jams in GermanyGerman train workers have gone on strike, leading to cancellations in the country's long-distance and commuter rail system and making tens of thousands of employees and school children late
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Russian court convicts ex-policemen of 56 murdersA court in Russia's eastern Siberia has convicted a former policeman of murdering 56 women, bringing the number he is believed to have killed to at least 78
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Armenian PM's bloc seen winning parliamentary votePreliminary results in Armenia's snap parliamentary election show the electoral bloc of the country's new leader winning an overwhelming majority
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Top EU court rules UK would be permitted to change its mind and reverse Brexit decisionTop EU court rules UK would be permitted to change its mind and reverse Brexit decision
The Associated Press2 hours ago
UK court due to rule on Vijay Mallya's extradition to IndiaA British judge is expected to rule on whether wealthy Indian entrepreneur Vijay Mallya will be extradited to India to face financial fraud allegations
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Countries set to agree UN migration accord, despite walkoutsTop U.N. officials and government leaders from about 150 countries are uniting around an agreement on migration, while finding themselves on the defensive about the non-binding deal amid criticism and a walkout from the United States and other countries
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Climate activists attend the March for Climate in a protest against global warming in Katowice, Poland, Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018, as the COP24 UN Climate Change Conference takes place in the city. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz)
Big investors call for carbon price, end to coal powerMore than 450 asset managers, including major pension funds and insurance companies, are calling on governments to phase out coal-fired power plants and put a meaningful price on carbon to help tackle climate change
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Polish President Andrzej Duda with wife Agata Kornhauser-Duda attend the candle lighting ceremony celebrating Hanukkah, the Jewish festival of lights, at the presidential palace in Warsaw, Poland, Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz)
Poland's president, Jewish leaders light Hanukkah candlesPolish President Andrzej Duda and Jewish community members have lit a menorah at the Presidential Palace to jointly mark Hanukkah
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Cyprus police detain 40 Syrian migrants after boat arrivalCyprus police say they have detained 40 Syrian migrants after a boat dropped them off along the ethnically split island nation's northwestern coast
The Associated Press20 hours ago
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