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Michigan State board to meet after president’s resignation

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Michigan State University's governing board was set Friday to have its first public meeting since the resignation of President...

The Latest: Kurds in Lebanon march against Turkey

BEIRUT (AP) - The Latest on Syria developments (all times local):4:50 p.m.Hundreds of Kurds living in Lebanon have gathered outside the Turkish embassy in...

Congo’s president defends leadership amid growing criticism

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) - Congo's president has held a rare press conference in an apparent response to international condemnation of the violent treatment of...

Thin crowds greet Bollywood film after rumors set off anger

NEW DELHI (AP) - There was anger about a rumored romance between a Hindu queen and a Muslim invader. There were death threats. There...

Mayors boycott Trump meeting after sanctuary cities threat

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Justice Department ramped up pressure Wednesday on so-called sanctuary cities seeking public safety grant money, warning state and local officials...

Slovenia public workers strike, rally for pay increase

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) - Thousands of public sector workers in Slovenia have staged a one-day strike and protest demanding higher wages.Blowing whistles, several thousand...

A flurry of exchanges, protests: What’s next for Koreas?

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - South Korean activists tore photos of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Wednesday, a day after the North...

Activists rip Kim Jong Un’s photo in Olympic protest

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - Anti-Pyongyang activists on Wednesday ripped photos of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in the latest protests in Seoul...

Egypt’s military arrests ex-general running for president

CAIRO (AP) - Less than two weeks after announcing his candidacy, Egypt's former chief of staff was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of incitement against...

The Latest: Palestinians call general strike as Pence visits

JERUSALEM (AP) - The Latest on Vice President Mike Pence's visit to Israel (all times local):12:10 p.m.Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' ruling Fatah party has...