The Latest: 2 officers injured, several arrests in Indiana


PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on nationwide and international protests against President-elect Donald Trump (all times local): 7:45 p.m. Rowdy anti-Donald Trump protesters marched through downtown Portland again despite calls for calm from the mayor and police chief. Several hundred people took to the streets Saturday night and police reported at least one arrest after people in the crowd ...

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US to resettle Australia's refugees languishing on islands


CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The United States has agreed to resettle an unspecified number of refugees languishing in Pacific island camps in a deal that is expected to inspire more asylum seekers to attempt to reach Australia by boat, officials said on Sunday. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull would not say whether he had discussed the deal with President-elect Donald Trump ...

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Colombia's government, rebels sign modified peace agreement


HAVANA (AP) — Colombia’s government and its largest rebel group signed a new, modified peace accord in Havana on Saturday following the surprise rejection of an earlier deal by voters in a referendum. The latest agreement aims to address some of the concerns of opponents of the original accord, who said the deal was too lenient on a leftist rebel ...

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Jones demands more despite England's perfect 10 against Springboks


Twickenham (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Ever-demanding Eddie Jones wants even more from England after they made it 10 wins out of 10 under him, the Australian coach saying: “We’re nowhere near good enough.” Saturday’s 37-21 victory over South Africa at Twickenham came just after a year since a World Cup where the tournament hosts failed to get out of the ...

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Three-time LPGA winner Coe-Jones dies after battle with cancer


Los Angeles (AFP) – Dawn Coe-Jones, who played 24 years on the LPGA Tour winning three times, died on Saturday morning in hospice care near her home in Tampa, Florida. She was 56. Canadian Coe-Jones, who grew up in Lake Cowichan, British Columbia on Vancouver Island, had been battling bone cancer since March which led to knee and tibia replacement ...

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Australia, U.S. announce refugee resettlement deal


SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia has reached a resettlement deal with the United States for refugees being held in Papua New Guinea and Nauru after attempting to reach Australia by boat, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said on Sunday. Under Australia’s tough border security laws, asylum seekers intercepted trying to reach the country by boat are sent for processing at detention camps ...

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Britain's Brexit firebrand Farage meets Trump in New York


By Daniel Wallis NEW YORK (Reuters) – Leading Brexit campaigner and UK Independence Party leader Nigel Farage visited U.S. President-elect Donald Trump at his home in New York City on Saturday and a Trump aide said the pair had a “very productive” meeting. “We’re just tourists!” Farage joked with reporters after he was seen waiting for an elevator in the ...

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French PM says state of emergency likely to be extended


London (AFP) – French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said Sunday that the country’s state of emergency, imposed after last year’s Paris attacks, will likely be extended as France gears up for presidential elections. “It is difficult today to end the state of emergency,” Valls told BBC television as France marked exactly one year since the November 13, 2015 jihadist attacks ...

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U.S. regulator has opened Audi investigation: Bild am Sonntag


BERLIN (Reuters) – A U.S. government regulator has started investigating Volkswagen’s Audi brand over a reported discovery of a new cheat software device at the luxury carmaker, Bild am Sonntag reported, without citing the source of the information. The German weekly paper said a week ago that the California Air Resources Board (CARB) had this summer discovered cheating software in ...

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Spain & Italy roll, Ireland leads its WCup qualifying group


Former champions Spain and Italy eased to comfortable 4-0 wins over weak opponents in European qualifying for the 2018 World Cup on Saturday. A Spain side missing several players due to injury tacked on some late goals to trounce Macedonia while Italy eased up after a first-half barrage at Lichtenstein to remain tied atop Group G with 10 points each. ...

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