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WikiLeaks' Julian Assange retreats from extradition pledge
WikiLeaks' Julian Assange retreats from extradition pledge

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PARIS (AP) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange retreated from his pledge to accept extradition to the U.S. if Chelsea Manning was granted clemency,...

1st US rules for pot in public fire up debate in Denver
1st US rules for pot in public fire up debate in Denver

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DENVER (AP) — Denver started work Wednesday on becoming the first city in the U.S. to allow marijuana clubs and public pot use in places such as coffee...

46 'severely injured' people remain at Nigeria bombing scene
46 'severely injured' people remain at Nigeria bombing scene

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LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — At least 46 severely injured people remain in a refugee camp that Nigeria's military says it mistakenly bombed, the International...

Key players in Iran nuke deal aim message at Trump: It works

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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations, the European Union and key players in the Iran nuclear agreement delivered a united message Wednesday aimed...

Colombia ELN rebels agree to free captive, start peace talks
Colombia ELN rebels agree to free captive, start peace talks

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BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia's second-largest rebel group has agreed to free a prominent politician held captive for almost a year, clearing the...

The Latest: London mayor wants softer Brexit, market access
The Latest: London mayor wants softer Brexit, market access

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DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (all times local): 12:30 a.m. London Mayor Sadiq Khan is...

States argue in court for more say over endangered species
States argue in court for more say over endangered species

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DENVER (AP) — The federal government asked an appeals court Wednesday to overturn an order that bars the release of endangered wolves in New Mexico...

Death toll in Mali suicide blast rises to at least 60
Death toll in Mali suicide blast rises to at least 60

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GAO, Mali (AP) — A suicide bomber in an explosives-laden vehicle penetrated a camp in northern Mali on Wednesday, killing at least 60 people and...

6 civilians killed in rebel strike in Yemen's Taiz

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SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni security officials say a rocket fired by Shiite rebels has killed six civilians in the war-torn city of Taiz. They say the...

German vice chancellor condemns populist's Holocaust remarks
German vice chancellor condemns populist's Holocaust remarks

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BERLIN (AP) — Germany's vice chancellor on Wednesday harshly condemned remarks by a prominent member of the nationalist Alternative for Germany party,...

Protests erupt over Romanian govt's plan to pardon thousands

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BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Several thousand people marched through the Romanian capital on Wednesday night to protest the government's plan to pardon...

Classical fuses with punk to kick off Paris menswear shows
Classical fuses with punk to kick off Paris menswear shows

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PARIS (AP) — Subzero temperatures were an apt backdrop for fashionistas who arrived in Paris for the first day of warmly-wrapped fall/winter 2017...

Man accused of planting note on plane warning of bomb

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DENVER (AP) — An airline passenger has been arrested on charges of planting a note on a plane en route from San Diego to Denver that falsely claimed a...

Harry Winston jewelry store robbed in French Riviera
Harry Winston jewelry store robbed in French Riviera

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PARIS (AP) — A French official says a robber with a hand grenade and an automatic handgun has stolen diamond necklaces and other jewelry from a Harry...

Colorado lynx touted on social media died of natural causes

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DURANGO, Colo. (AP) — Colorado wildlife managers say a rare lynx that was found dead just days after creating a stir on social media died of natural...

Egypt puts soccer star Aboutrika on no-fly, terror list
Egypt puts soccer star Aboutrika on no-fly, terror list

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CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian authorities have placed one of the country's all-time greatest soccer players on a terror watch and no-fly list, over accusations...

Russia, Turkey conduct joint airstrikes on IS in Syria
Russia, Turkey conduct joint airstrikes on IS in Syria

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MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian military said Wednesday it has teamed up with Turkey to conduct joint airstrikes, coordinated with Damascus, against an...

China's Xi extols multilateral approach, climate accord
China's Xi extols multilateral approach, climate accord

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BERLIN (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping extolled the merits of multilateral cooperation on Wednesday, declaring that the Paris accord to combat...

Trump's America: Rural-urban divide in Georgia
Trump's America: Rural-urban divide in Georgia

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LULA, Ga. (AP) — Patti Thomas owns a flower shop in the north Georgia town of Lula. Xavier Bryant runs an independent pharmacy just outside Atlanta....

The Latest: State argues for more say on endangered species
The Latest: State argues for more say on endangered species

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DENVER (AP) — The Latest on a court fight over endangered Mexican gray wolves (all times local): 11 a.m. A federal appeals court is weighing whether...

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