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Kashmiri villagers watch the funeral of Zahoor Ahmed, soldier turned rebel, 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)
Strike, lockdown shut Kashmir amid anger over killingsA security clampdown and a strike sponsored by separatists fighting against Indian rule has shut most of Indian-administered Kashmir a day after protests and fighting killed seven civilians and four combatants.
The Associated Press58 minutes ago
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 Press4 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 Press4 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 Press6 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 Press6 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 Press7 hours ago
Elvira Choc, 59, Jakelin Amei Rosmery Caal's grandmother, rests her head on her hand in front of her house in Raxruha, Guatemala, on Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018. The 7-year old girl died in a Texas hospital, two days after being taken into custody by border patrol agents in a remote stretch of New Mexico desert. (AP Photo/Oliver de Ros)
Girl who died fled intensely poor Guatemalan villageJakelin Caal Maquin had received her first pair of shoes several weeks ago, when her father said they would set out together for the United States, thousands of miles from her impoverished Guatemalan village
The Associated Press4 hours ago
FILE - In this Jan. 4, 2016, file photo, a U.S. Border Patrol agent patrols Sunland Park along the U.S.-Mexico border next to Ciudad Juarez. A 7-year-old girl who had crossed the U.S.-Mexico border with her father, died after being taken into the custody of the U.S. Border Patrol, federal immigration authorities confirmed Thursday, Dec. 13. (AP Photo/Russell Contreras, File)
The Latest: Migrant girl's family disputes officials' storyLawyers for the family of a 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
The Associated Press8 hours ago
30 Years After They Vanished on the Mountain, 'Closure'The bodies of those who succumb to the Himalayan mountains likely stay on the slopes forever—it's often too difficult, dangerous, and costly to retrieve them. That fact didn't stop Steve Aisthorpe of Scotland from his recent mission on the Nepal-Tibet border: to get "closure" on the fate of Kristinn...
Newser9 hours ago
Demonstrators sit in front of a police water cannon on the Champs-Elysees avenue, Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018 in Paris. Paris police say 85 people have been detained in Paris on the fifth straight weekend of protests by the "yellow vests" movement, where thousands of people converged in the French capital. (AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu)
The Latest: French official reports 8th protest deathThe French interior minister says that an eighth person has died since the start of a nationwide protest movement that began in mid-November over fuel tax hikes but has expanded to an array of issues
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Protesters march down a snowy street in central Belgrade, Serbia, Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018. Braving snow and cold weather, thousands marched in Serbia's capital in an outpouring of discontent with the autocratic rule of president Aleksandar Vucic and his government. Sign at center reads "Stop to Bloody Shirts" in Serbian Latin letters, alluding to a recent violent attack on a leftist opposition politician in central Serbia. (AP Photo/Marko Drobnjakovic)
Thousands brave snow to rally against Serbian leader VucicBraving snow and cold weather, thousands have rallied in Serbia's capital in an outpouring of discontent with the autocratic rule of President Aleksandar Vucic and his government
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Russian President Vladimir Putin, center, attends a high-tech forum for youth in Yaroslavl, Russia, Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. Putin said that Russia has a big potential for the development of high-tech industries. (Alexei Druzhinin, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
Putin says rap should be controlled in Russia, not bannedAlarmed by the growing popularity of rap among Russian youth, President Vladimir Putin wants cultural leaders to devise a means of controlling, rather than banning, the popular music
The Associated Press11 hours ago
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