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White House press Secretary Sean Spicer speaks during the daily White House briefing, Monday, Jan. 23, 2017, in the briefing room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
White House opens door to cooperation with Russian in SyriaThe Trump administration has opened the door to cooperating with Russia "or anyone else" to combat the Islamic State group in Syria
The Associated Press13 minutes ago
A Gambian soldier walks through the market in Banjul, Gambia, Monday Jan. 23, 2017, two days after Gambia's defeated leader Yahya Jammeh left the country.   Troops from Economic Community of West African States have moved into the State House to prepare for the return of new President Adama Barrow.(AP Photo/Jerome Delay)
Gambia's new president, still in Senegal, names female VPGambia's new vice president will be a female leader of the opposition coalition that helped bring new President Adama Barrow to power, a presidential spokesman announced Monday as regional troops continued security sweeps to prepare for Barrow's return
The Associated Press1 hour ago
People wait for a bus in Astana, Kazakhstan, on Monday, Jan. 23, 2017. Astana, the capital city of Kazakhstan, which is hosting Syria peace talks, is a relatively new name on the map. Founded in the early 19th century as a Russian empire outpost, Akmolinsk was a backwater in the wind-swept steppe. That changed in 1994 when Kazakhstan's first president decided to move the capital from the commercial center Almaty, and Akmolinsk was renamed Astana.(AP Photo/Sergei Grits)
Talks on Syria's civil war off to a rocky startTalks between the Syrian government and representatives of rebel factions are off to a rocky start in Kazakhstan
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Jan. 12, 2017 file photo, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla. is seen on Capitol Hill in Washington. Sen. Rubio said Monday, Jan. 23, 2017, that he will support Rex Tillerson, President Donald Trump’s nominee to be secretary of State despite reservations about the former Exxon Mobil CEO as the Republican lawmaker backed away from any challenge to the new president.  (AP Photo/Zach Gibson, File)
Tillerson heading for confirmation as secretary of stateFormer Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson appears headed for confirmation as President Donald Trump's first secretary of state after Republican Sen. Marco Rubio backed off and agreed to support him
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Amnesty urges Egypt to investigate Sinai killings by policeAmnesty International says Egypt must launch an independent and thorough investigation into the recent killing of 10 men by security forces in the Sinai Peninsula
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Students inspect their badly damaged university, recently liberated from Islamic State militants on the eastern side of Mosul, Iraq, Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017. (AP Photo/ Khalid Mohammed)
Iraq premier orders probe into violations by troops in MosulIraq's prime minister has ordered an investigation into violations of human rights and other abuses purportedly committed by government troops and paramilitary forces battling the Islamic State group to retake the city of Mosul
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Yemeni government forces take strategic port of MokhaA top military official says forces allied with the internationally-recognized government of Yemen have seized control of a strategic Red Sea port, after waging an assault against Shiite rebels
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Members of the Iranian delegation take pictures of each other in hotel lobby where Russia, Iran and Turkey talks are taking place ahead of Syria peace talks in Astana, Kazakhstan, on Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017. Syrian rebel delegates huddled in Kazakhstan Sunday ahead of talks with government representatives scheduled to begin Monday, the first such negotiations between the two sides in a year. At the top of the agenda is an effort to consolidate a fragile cease-fire agreement reached last month and ease humanitarian suffering in the war-ravaged country. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)
The Latest: Trump willing to work with Russia against ISThe Trump administration says it is willing to partner with Moscow to combat the Islamic State group
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE- In this Sept. 9, 2016 file photo, the driverless electric free shuttle Navly drives through a district of Lyon, central France, as part of an experiment. Paris officials are experimenting with a self-driving shuttle linking two train stations in the French capital. Two electric-power EZ10 minibuses, which can carry up to six seated passengers, were put into service Monday, Jan. 23, 2017. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani, File)
Paris tests electric driverless minibus to fight pollutionIn a city hit by chronic pollution and traffic problems, Paris officials are experimenting with a self-driving shuttle linking two train stations in the French capital
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In this Nov. 1, 2016 file photo, new government cargo trucks used to transport imported food wait outside the entrance of the Laramar warehouse in Puerto Cabello, Venezuela, the port city where the majority of Venezuela's imported food arrives. The calls by members of Congress on both sides of the aisle to sanction Venezuelan officials for profiting from food shortages come in response to an Associated Press investigation that found trafficking in hard-to-find food has become big business in Venezuela, with the military at the heart of the graft.  (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos, File)
US lawmakers propose sanctions for Venezuela food corruptionVenezuelan officials may face U.S. sanctions for profiting from food shortages that have exacerbated hunger in the South American country
The Associated Press3 hours ago
A woman fishes near the Museum of the Second World War, an ambitious new museum under creation for nine years which is almost completed, in Gdansk, Poland, on Monday, Jan. 23, 2017. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
Fate of Polish WWII museum unclear amid battle over historyThe Museum of the Second World War, an ambitious project under creation for nine years, has opened its doors for a day to historians, museums and reporters
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE -- In this file photo released by the Egyptian Ministry of Interior on Thursday, Mar. 24, 2016, personal belongings of slain Italian graduate student Giulio Regeni, including his passport, are displayed. Egypt has agreed to Italy's request to send experts to try and retrieve footage from security cameras at a Cairo metro station that a murdered Italian student used the day he disappeared nearly a year ago. A statement Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017,  by Egypt's chief prosecutor said the Italian experts would be accompanied by others from a "specialized" German company. It says, together, the experts will analyze the material in the hope of finding who is behind the disappearance of Giulio Regeni. (Egyptian Interior Ministry via AP, File)
Video shows Italian who was tortured to death in EgyptEgyptian state television has aired footage of an Italian student taken weeks before he was abducted and tortured to death
The Associated Press4 hours ago
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