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FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019 file photo German Defense Minister Annegret Kramp Karrenbauer, front right, arrives for a meeting of NATO defense ministers at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Belgium. Germany's defense minister on Tuesday rejected Turkish complaints over the search of a Turkish freighter in the Mediterranean Sea by a German frigate participating in a European mission, insisting that German sailors behaved correctly. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo, file)

German defense minister rejects Turkey complaint over search

Nov. 24, 2020 10:15 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's defense minister on Tuesday rejected Turkey's complaints over the search of a Turkish freighter in the Mediterranean Sea by a German frigate participating in a European mission, insisting that German sailors acted correctly. Sunday's incident prompted Turkey to summon diplomats...

Turkey protests German search of Libya-bound Turkish ship

Nov. 23, 2020 12:51 PM EST

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey summoned top diplomats representing the European Union, Germany and Italy on Monday after a German frigate that is part of a EU mission enforcing an arms embargo against Libya intercepted a Turkish freighter in the Mediterranean sea and carried out what a senior Turkish...

Search on for 4-member crew of sunken Atlantic fishing boat

Nov. 23, 2020 12:05 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — The Coast Guard is searching for the four-member crew of a Maine fishing boat that sank off Massachusetts early Monday. The 82-foot (25-meter) Emmy Rose went down about 20 miles (32 kilometers) northeast of Provincetown, Massachusetts, the Coast Guard said in an emailed statement. The Coast...

FBI officials and police stand outside the Mayfair Mall after a shooting, Friday, Nov. 20, 2020, in Wauwatosa, Wis. Multiple people were shot Friday afternoon at the mall. Wauwatosa Mayor Dennis McBride says in a statement that a suspect remains at large after the shooting at Mayfair Mall.  (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Police search for suspect in Wisconsin mall shooting

Nov. 21, 2020 3:25 PM EST

WAUWATOSA, Wis. (AP) — Police said Saturday that they're still searching for a man suspected in a shooting at a Wisconsin mall that injured eight people. “Investigators are working tirelessly to identify and apprehend the suspect from yesterday’s shooting at Mayfair Mall,” the...

Men wade through a street flooded after the passing of Hurricane Iota in La Lima, Honduras, Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020. Iota flooded stretches of Honduras still underwater from Hurricane Eta, after it hit Nicaragua Monday evening as a Category 4 hurricane and weakened as it moved across Central America, dissipating over El Salvador early Wednesday. (AP Photo/Delmer Martinez)

Iota's devastation comes into focus in storm-weary Nicaragua

Nov. 18, 2020 10:45 PM EST

MACIZO DE PEÑAS BLANCAS, Nicaragua (AP) — The devastation caused by Hurricane Iota became clearer Wednesday as images emerged showing piles of wind-tossed lumber that used to be homes and concrete walls that were pounded into pieces by the second Category 4 storm to blast Nicaragua’s Caribbean...

In this photo released by the Colorado Bureau of Investigation, law enforcement vehicles are parked at on one two properties where skeletal remains were found about 20 miles (32 kilometers) south-southeast of Alamosa, Colo. on Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020. Authorities in southern Colorado said Wednesday they are searching for a man in connection with the discovery of human remains belonging to three people near a rural hamlet. The Colorado Bureau of Investigation and local police agencies identified the suspect as 26-year-old Adre Jordan Baroz. (Colorado Bureau of Investigation via AP)

Remains of 3 found in Colorado, triggering manhunt for felon

Nov. 18, 2020 4:54 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Authorities in southern Colorado said Wednesday that they are searching for a suspect in connection with the discovery of the remains of three people near a rural hamlet. The Colorado Bureau of Investigation and local police agencies identified the suspect as Adre Jordan Baroz, a convicted...

Lindsey Catarino poses in front of her decorated Christmas tree in her condo in West Hartford, Conn. Catarino is the talk of her neighborhood. She put up her Christmas tree, lights and all, in mid-September. By Oct. 1, her mantel was decorated. She is one of a growing number of people who have gone full-on Christmas weeks earlier than they normally would. (Kate Tortland Fine Art via AP)

Forget sad Thanksgiving: early Christmas fever takes over

Nov. 18, 2020 9:35 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Lindsey Catarino is the talk of her neighborhood. She put up her Christmas tree, lights and all, in mid-September. By Oct. 1, her mantel was decorated. Since, she has added more trees and decorations in just about every room of her Connecticut condo. The goal for the 42-year-old Catarino,...

British diplomat praised for saving drowning woman in China

Nov. 17, 2020 3:24 AM EST

BEIJING (AP) — A British diplomat is being praised for saving a drowning woman in southwestern China. Stephen Ellison jumped into a stream to rescue the woman after she fell into the water in a village on the outskirts of Chongqing. Ellison is the British consul general in the Chinese city. “We...

A man stands near an advertisement for Huawei's Honor brand 5G phones in Beijing on Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020. In an announcement Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020, Chinese tech giant Huawei says it is selling its budget-price Honor smartphone brand in an effort to rescue the struggling business from damaging U.S. sanctions imposed on its parent company. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

Huawei selling Honor phone brand in face of US sanctions

Nov. 17, 2020 12:50 AM EST

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese tech giant Huawei is selling its budget-price Honor smartphone brand in an effort to rescue the struggling business from damaging U.S. sanctions imposed on its parent company. The sale announced Tuesday is aimed at reviving Honor by separating it from Huawei’s network...

After a year lost in the woods, dog reunites with owner

Nov. 16, 2020 11:12 AM EST

ARNOLD, Mo. (AP) — Nearly a year after Walter the dog went missing in suburban St. Louis, apparently wandering the woods behind an industrial park, the golden retriever is back with his owner. KSDK-TV reports that Kate Olson of New Hampshire was in Arnold, Missouri, visiting relatives last Thanksgiving...