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Kosovo leader says EU has double standards on Kosovo, Serbia

Dec. 6, 2019 11:04 AM EST

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo's president accused the European Union on Friday of maintaining double standards for blocking a visa-free travel deal with his country but opening new chapters in Serbia's integration process despite its affiliation with Russia. Hashim Thaci said Serbia's leader visited...

Light snow, wintry mix falling over parts of Pennsylvania

Dec. 2, 2019 6:57 AM EST

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Light snow and a wintry mix are falling over parts of Pennsylvania as the state braces for heavier snow. The National Weather Service has issued ice storm and winter storm warnings for some areas. Travel restrictions were put in place early Monday by state transportation officials....

Travel restrictions announced on some Pennsylvania roads

Dec. 1, 2019 1:53 PM EST

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — State transportation officials in Pennsylvania have announced travel restrictions with wintry weather bearing down on the commonwealth. Beginning at 12:01 a.m. Monday, speed limits will be reduced to 45 mph and double trailers, empty trailers, non-commercial vehicles pulling...

Denmark withdraws passports from 2 foreign fighters

Nov. 26, 2019 10:02 AM EST

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark’s government has withdrawn the Danish passports of two men who joined the Islamic State group — the first such cases since a new law was passed last month. Denmark's immigration minister, Mattias Tesfaye, said Tuesday his ministry is looking into a total of...

Judge: US-born woman who joined Islamic State not citizen

Nov. 15, 2019 3:19 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge has ruled the U.S. government was correct when it determined a woman who joined the Islamic State group was not an American citizen despite her birth in the country. Lawyers for the family of the woman said Friday that they plan to appeal the ruling. “This is not...

Woman arrested after criticizing Egypt’s president

Nov. 14, 2019 10:14 AM EST

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian authorities have arrested a woman who voiced harsh criticism of President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi and his wife in a series of online videos, police and judicial officials said on Thursday, as the Egyptian government prepared to defend its human rights record during a major U.N. rights...

Cyprus' Church to return money if donor's passport revoked

Nov. 12, 2019 8:42 AM EST

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus' Orthodox Christian Church says it's ready to give back a fugitive Malaysian financier's 310,000-euro ($342,000) donation if a probe into wealthy individuals who were granted a Cypriot passport under a lucrative investment program finds that he broke eligibility rules and is...

Justices take up high-profile case over young immigrants

Nov. 10, 2019 2:48 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is taking up the Trump administration's plan to end legal protections that shield 660,000 immigrants from deportation, a case with strong political overtones amid the 2020 presidential election campaign. All eyes will be on Chief Justice John Roberts when the court hears...

Pakistan opens visa-free border crossing for India Sikhs

Nov. 9, 2019 9:11 AM EST

KARTARPUR, Pakistan (AP) — The prime ministers of India and Pakistan inaugurated Saturday a visa-free border crossing for Sikh pilgrims from India, allowing thousands of pilgrims to easily visit a Sikh shrine just inside Pakistan each day. Imran Khan and Narendra Modi held separate opening ceremonies...

Latest: Judge orders bail in spy case; prosecutors appeal

Nov. 8, 2019 6:03 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — The Latest on a former Twitter employee accused of spying for Saudi Arabia (all times local): 2:55 p.m. A former Twitter employee accused of spying for Saudi Arabia was ordered released on bond but will remain held at least temporarily because federal prosecutors say they plan to appeal....