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Nigerian air force bombs refugee camp, more than 100 dead
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) -- A Nigerian air force fighter jet on a mission against Boko Haram extremists mistakenly bombed a refugee camp on Tuesday, killing more than 100 refugees and aid workers and wounding 200, a government official and doctors said....



Putin: Obama administration trying to undermine Trump
MOSCOW (AP) -- President Vladimir Putin took a parting shot at the Obama administration Tuesday, accusing it of trying to undermine Donald Trump's legitimacy with fake allegations and "binding the president-elect hand and foot to prevent him from fulfilling his election promises."...



Obama gives $500 million to climate fund over GOP objections
WASHINGTON (AP) -- With just three days left in office, the Obama administration has doubled an initial $500 million commitment to a fund that helps developing nations fight climate change and adapt to its consequences....



Markets cheer, EU wary as UK PM May signals 'clean Brexit'
LONDON (AP) -- Britain's future outside the European Union became much clearer Tuesday: It's so long to the single market, goodbye to the European Court of Justice and farewell to the freedom of movement for workers....



The Latest: US hopes Brexit talks can avoid economic turmoil
LONDON (AP) -- The Latest on British Prime Minister Theresa May's speech on Brexit (all times local):...



New York Times correspondent denied entry into Turkey
NEW YORK (AP) -- The New York Times reported that one of its correspondents was briefly detained by border officials in Turkey as he arrived Tuesday at Istanbul's Ataturk Airport, then was forced to take a flight back to London with no explanation for why he had been refused entry into the country....



White House concedes it won't close Guantanamo after all
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The White House said Tuesday that the Guantanamo Bay detention center in Cuba will still be open when President Barack Obama leaves office, conceding that a core campaign promise will go unfulfilled....



Iran's president welcomes Syria talks planned for next week
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said Tuesday that he hopes talks planned for next week can mark the beginning of the end of the civil war in Syria, where Tehran has provided crucial military and financial support to the government....



Gambia leader, pressured to go, declares state of emergency
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) -- Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh declared a state of emergency on Tuesday, just two days before he is supposed to cede power after losing elections last month....



Turkey: Istanbul nightclub attacker confessed after capture
ISTANBUL (AP) -- The accused perpetrator of a New Year's nightclub attack in Istanbul has confessed and his fingerprints are a match, Turkish authorities said Tuesday. They identified him as an Uzbek national who trained in Afghanistan and staged the attack for the Islamic State group....