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Updated at 11:41 AM

PARIS (AP) " France's government is calling for a two-month extension of the state of emergency that was declared after the deadly Nov. 13 attacks in Paris, the country's prime minister said Wednesday. The move, which will require parliament's approval, is intended to cover the European Championship soccer tournament and the Tour de France.

Updated at 11:31 AM

BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) " The peacekeepers motioned to the teenage girl weaving through the sprawling camp in the baking afternoon sun selling bananas from a plate atop her head. Soon their real intentions were clear: They yanked her...

Updated at 11:23 AM

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) " President Barack Obama opened a brief trip to Saudi Arabia on Wednesday with a one-on-one meeting with King Salman in Riyadh. The visit for a Persian Gulf summit comes against the backdrop of increasingly strained U.S.

Updated at 10:19 AM

ROCHDALE, England (AP) " When the announcement came over the public address system that someone had left their car lights on, Rochdale midfielder Callum Camps immediately began looking for some help.

Updated at 10:05 AM

ST. LOUIS (AP) " Reforms are expected to begin quickly in Ferguson now that a federal judge has approved a settlement between the U.S. Department of Justice and the city where 18-year-old Michael Brown was fatally shot by a police officer.

Updated at 9:42 AM

SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) " Thousands of people have been protesting almost nightly in the Macedonian capital, Skopje, since President Gjorge Ivanov announced a decision last week to grant presidential pardons that halted criminal proceedings against...

Updated at 9:39 AM

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) " A Dutch court on Wednesday quashed a $50 billion award Russia had been ordered to pay the former majority shareholders of Yukos, a major win for Moscow in the high-stakes dispute over the dismantling of what was once...

Updated at 9:26 AM

ISTANBUL (AP) " Human Rights Watch has urged Turkey to allow Syrians displaced by government shelling to cross the border to safety.

Updated at 9:21 AM

MONTECRISTI, Ecuador (AP) " A fresh tremor rattled Ecuador before dawn Wednesday morning, a 6.1 magnitude jolt that was the strongest aftershock since a lethal earthquake killed hundreds of people. There was no immediate report of further damage.

Updated at 9:20 AM

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) " Thousands of people are expected to descend on San Francisco's Golden Gate Park to smoke pot for the annual 4/20 celebration, the unofficial marijuana holiday that some say has its roots in the Bay Area.

Updated at 9:16 AM

BRUSSELS (AP) " The European Union is broadening its battle with Google, alleging that the technology giant rigs the global market for mobile apps by making its Android operating system give preferential treatment to its own products.

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