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RAF AKROTIRI, Cyprus (AP) — Prince William and his wife Kate brought Christmas gifts and holiday greetings Wednesday to British servicemen at the Royal Air Force Base Akrotiri in Cyprus.

The visit by William and the Duchess of Cambridge was designed to...Read more

Quarterbacks Kyler Murray of Oklahoma, Tua Tagovailoa of Alabama and Dwayne Haskins Jr. of Ohio State are the finalists for The Associated Press college football Player of the Year.

The winner will be announced Thursday. The finalists are the same as...Read more

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia's prime minister warned on Wednesday that the formation of a Kosovo army could trigger Serbia's armed intervention in the former province — the bluntest warning so far amid escalating tensions in the Balkans.

Serbian Prime...Read more

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Hundreds of police in Germany, Italy, Belgium and the Netherlands arrested at least 84 suspected mobsters and seized around 2 million euros ($2.3 million) Wednesday in a series of coordinated raids targeting a powerful Italian organized crime...Read more

ROME (AP) — The J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles has vowed to assert its right to keep an important Greek statue after Italy's highest court rejected its appeal of a ruling ordering the artwork returned to Italy.

The Court of Cassation confirmed...Read more

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's new president says he will take a three-year break from awarding new oil exploration contracts in order to judge the results of contracts already awarded.

President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador says he wants more investment...Read more

BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO has given Bosnia-Herzegovina the green light to take a major step forward on its path toward joining the world's biggest military alliance, despite Bosnian Serb objections to membership.

NATO foreign ministers, meeting in Brussels...Read more

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal is embracing China's "One Belt, One Road" initiative, which offers loans for the building of large-scale infrastructure projects.

Despite wariness in other European Union capitals about Beijing's strategy, the Portuguese...Read more

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Liquor company Brown-Forman Corp. reported slightly higher second-quarter net income Wednesday on the strength of its American whiskey and tequila sales, but cautioned that it's starting to feel the pinch from tariffs slapped on its spirits in key...Read more

CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian actress' lawyer says prosecutors questioned her for at least four hours on accusations of public obscenity over a revealing dress she wore to a cinema gala.

Rania Youssef was allowed to go free after Wednesday's questioning,...Read more

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