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Sri Lanka president reinstates Wickremesinghe as premier

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka's president has reappointed Ranil Wickremesinghe as prime minister, nearly two months after firing him and setting off weeks of political stalemate.
Police visit 'Saturday Night Live' star after Instagram post

Police visit 'Saturday Night Live' star after Instagram post

New York City police were concerned about Pete Davidson after he wrote "I don't want to be on this earth anymore" on Instagram. And they visited the "Saturday Night Live" star to make sure he was OK.
Judge's ruling on 'Obamacare' poses new problems for GOP

Judge's ruling on 'Obamacare' poses new problems for GOP

WASHINGTON — A federal judge's ruling that the Obama health law is unconstitutional has landed like a stink bomb among Republicans, who've seen the politics of health care flip as Americans increasingly value the overhaul's core parts, including prot
Zinke resigns as interior secretary amid numerous probes

Zinke resigns as interior secretary amid numerous probes

WASHINGTON — Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, facing federal investigations into his travel, political activity and potential conflicts of interest, will be leaving the administration at year's end, President Donald Trump said Saturday.

'The Notorious RBG' draws sold-out audience in New York

NEW YORK — U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is an unlikely national rock star. But "The Notorious RBG" is now the subject of a second film about her this year.
Troops kill 7 civilians as protest turns bloody in Kashmir

Troops kill 7 civilians as protest turns bloody in Kashmir

SRINAGAR, India — Indian forces who were exchanging fire with insurgents in disputed Kashmir on Saturday fatally shot at least seven civilians when large crowds descended on the site of the gunbattle in support of the militants, police and residents
Tear gas in Paris, but fewer protesters and bigger demands

Tear gas in Paris, but fewer protesters and bigger demands

PARIS — A 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, but the smaller crowds pushed fervently for one of th
Nations at UN climate talks back universal emissions rules

Nations at UN climate talks back universal emissions rules

KATOWICE, Poland — After two weeks of bruising negotiations, officials from almost 200 countries agreed Saturday on universal, transparent rules that will govern efforts to cut emissions and curb global warming.
Australia recognizes west Jerusalem as Israel's capital

Australia recognizes west Jerusalem as Israel's capital

SYDNEY, Australia — Australia has decided to formally recognize west Jerusalem as Israel's capital, but won't move its embassy until there's a peace settlement between Israel and the Palestinians, Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced Saturday.
Sri Lanka's disputed prime minister resigns to end impasse

Sri Lanka's disputed prime minister resigns to end impasse

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka's disputed prime minister announced Saturday that he would step aside, paving the way for his sacked predecessor to regain the position and apparently ending a political impasse that has paralyzed the government fo