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Syrian opposition: Russian strikes kill 18, wound dozens
BEIRUT (AP) ? Airstrikes believed to have been carried out by Russian warplanes killed at least 18 civilians and wounded dozens more on Sunday in a northern Syrian town held by insurgents, Syrian opposition media reported.
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Republican Christie wins major endorsement in presidential race
U.S. Republican Chris Christie has won the endorsement of the New Hampshire Union Leader, a major conservative publication in an important early voting state, picking up steam in the Nov. 2016 presidential election. Union Leader publisher Joseph McQuaid said on Sunday he believed Christie was the candidate who could "take the fight to" Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton as well as confront the threat posed by Islamic State. "Americans seem to be fed up with Washington, and they're looking for somebody who speaks with the 'bark off,' as we say in New Hampshire.
Vikings-Falcons InactivesATLANTA (AP) ? Veteran kicker Shayne Graham, signed by Atlanta on Thursday, is filling in for Matt Bryant, who will miss the game with a right quadriceps injury. Rookie Tevin Coleman is starting at running back for Devonta Freeman, still recovering from a concussion.
EU, Turkey seek better relations at emergency refugee summit
BRUSSELS (AP) ? European Union leaders eager for Turkey's help in the migrant crisis cautioned against promising too much to their often reluctant partner at a summit in Brussels Sunday, even as Turkey's prime minister declared the beginning of a new era for relations between the two sides.
'Lay down your weapons', pope tells Central African factions
Pope Francis on Sunday urged the warring sides in Central African Republic to lay down their weapons on a landmark visit to a country ripped apart by sectarian strife. "To all those who make unjust use of the weapons of this world, I make this appeal: lay down these instruments of death! Arm yourselves instead with righteousness, with love and mercy, the authentic guarantors of peace," he said at a mass in the cathedral in the capital, Bangui. Central African Republic descended into bloodshed more than two years ago after longtime leader Francois Bozize, a Christian, was ousted by fighters in the mainly Muslim Seleka force, triggering the worst crisis since independence in 1960.
Virginia's Mike London resigns after 6th season as coach
Wisconsin school nixes reading of book about transgender kidMOUNT HOREB, Wis. (AP) ? A southern Wisconsin elementary school cancelled a planned reading of a children's book about a transgender girl after a group threatened to sue.
Rosberg beats Hamilton to win Abu Dhabi GP
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) ? Nico Rosberg completed a hat trick of victories to end the Formula One season when he won the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Sunday, while his Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton was left frustrated by a tire strategy which he believed cost him a shot at winning.