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Ban Ki-moon Buoyed By Climate Accord but Laments Conflicts

By Edit M. Lederer | Jan 1
Ban Ki-moon ends 10 years at the helm of the United Nations lamenting the "fires still burning" from Syria to South Sudan but buoyed by a global agreement to combat climate change and new U.N. goals to fight poverty and inequality.

Istanbul Governor: At Least 35 Dead In Attack On Nightclub

By Zeynep Bilginsoy | Dec 31
An assailant believed to have been dressed in a Santa Claus costume opened fire at a nightclub in Istanbul during New Year's celebrations Saturday, killing at least 35 people and wounding 40 others.

Revelers Bid Adieu To A Year Of Conflicts, Celebrity Deaths

Dec 31
As 2016 draws to a close, revelers around the world are bidding a weary adieu to a year filled with political surprises, prolonged conflicts and deaths of legendary celebrities.

Russia, Brushing Off Obama, Looks To Friendlier Donald Trump

By Josh Lederman | Dec 31
Stung by new punishments, Russia is looking straight past President Barack Obama to Donald Trump.

Vermont Utility Finds Malware Code Attributed To Russians

Dec 31
A state electric utility confirmed on Friday it had found on one of its laptops a malware code the U.S. government says is used by Russian hackers.

Putin Says Russia Won't Expel US Diplomats in Hacking Flap

By Josh Lederman and Nataliya Vasilyeva | Dec 30
President Vladimir Putin castigated the U.S. for imposing sanctions and expelling Russian diplomats amid allegations of Russian meddling in the American presidential election but said no U.S. diplomats will be ousted in reprisal for Washington's moves.

US Slaps Sanctions on Russia, Expels 35 Diplomats

By Tami Abdollah and Josh Lederman | Dec 29
President Barack Obama has imposed sanctions on Russian officials and intelligence services in retaliation for Russia's interference in the U.S. presidential election by hacking American political sites and email accounts.

Trump Holds Q&A, Discussing Jobs, Russia, Israel

By Vivian Salama and Josh Boak | Dec 29
President-elect Donald Trump applauded the return of 8,000 jobs to the U.S. and hailed his transition discussions with Barack Obama in a series of comments that amounted to his most detailed interaction with journalists since before the election.

Progress and Struggles Reflect in Top Race Headlines of 2016

By Errin Haines Whack | Dec 29
Of the many events marking the closing year of Barack Obama's time as the nation's first black president, none had deeper resonance than his opening of the National Museum of African-American History and Culture on the National Mall.

George Michael's Partner Opens Up About Pop Star's Death

Dec 27
Days after international pop star George Michael died at the age of 53, the singer's partner spoke with the U.K.'s Daily Telegraph to open up about Michael's sudden passing.

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