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IS group claims Paris attacks, says France at 'top' of list

CAIRO (AP) — The Islamic State group on Saturday claimed responsibility for a wave of attacks in Paris that killed 127 people and said France would remain at the "top of the list" of its targets.

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Indonesia uses trained elephants to control forest fires

SIAK, Indonesia (AP) — Forest fires difficult to control? Call in the pachyderm patrol.

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Police: San Francisco tour bus crashes, injuring 20 people

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — What began as a serene tour through one of the nation's most picturesque cities turned into a two-block ride of terror when an open-air tour bus careened wildly out of control in San Francisco's Union Square, running down a bicyclist, striking two pedestrians and smashing into several moving cars before it plowed into scaffolding lining a construction site.

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Syria talks begin in Vienna under pall of Paris attacks

VIENNA (AP) — Syria as a breeding ground for terrorism moved Saturday to the foreground of a meeting of foreign ministers on the war in that country, with participants linking the devastating shooting and bombing attacks in Paris to the Mideast turmoil and the opportunities it gives for terror.

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Texas abortion law draws hearing from Supreme Court

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is giving an election-year hearing to a dispute over state regulation of abortion clinics in the court's first abortion case in eight years.

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Egypt's woes erode el-Sissi's image of invincibility

CAIRO (AP) — The criticism was blunt — and startling, since it came from a TV presenter on a state-owned station that, like most other media in Egypt, usually has nothing but praise for Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, the country's general-turned-president.

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Obama heads to G-20 with new urgency following Paris attacks

WASHINGTON (AP) — The global anxiety sparked by a series of deadly attacks in Paris by the Islamic State group has given new urgency to President Barack Obama's upcoming talks with world leaders.

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Tens of thousands march in South Korea anti-gov't protest

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Police fired tear gas and water cannons Saturday as they clashed with anti-government demonstrators who marched through Seoul in the largest protest in South Korea's capital in more than seven years, leaving a protester critically injured.

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