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Updated at 1:57 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " President Barack Obama's order to intelligence officials for a full-scale review of campaign-season cyberattacks met with a cool reception from President-elect Donald Trump, whose transition team said it's "time to move on." Trump has been repeatedly dismissive of the intelligence community's determination that Russia sought through hacking to disrupt the U.S. election, and Obama's new initiative was similarly brushed off at Trump Tower. Trump's transition...

Updated at 1:50 PM

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) " Gambia's president-elect said Saturday that the outgoing leader who now rejects his defeat has no constitutional authority to invalidate voting results or call for another election, and he called on President Yahya Jammeh to...

Updated at 1:48 PM

STOCKHOLM (AP) " Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos on Saturday accepted the Nobel Peace Prize, saying it helped his country achieve the "impossible dream" of ending a half-century-long civil war. A smiling Santos received his Nobel...

Updated at 1:44 PM

MOSCOW (AP) " Russia will accept an International Olympic Committee plan to retest all drug test samples given by its athletes at the 2012 and 2014 Olympics, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko said Saturday. The IOC's declaration...

Updated at 1:40 PM

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) " The previous time South Korea's parliament voted to impeach a president, ruling party lawmakers bawled and hurled ballot boxes, a man set himself on fire in front of the National Assembly, and thousands glumly held...

Updated at 1:21 PM

MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) " Drawing the U.S. deeper into the Syria conflict, Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced Saturday he is sending 200 more troops to accelerate the push on the Islamic State's self-declared capital of Raqqa. The 200, to...

Updated at 1:19 PM

SESTRIERE, Italy (AP) " Tessa Worley won her second straight World Cup giant slalom Saturday after first-run leader Mikaela Shiffrin struggled in her second trip down the 2006 Turin Olympics course. Charging after placing third in the...

Updated at 1:07 PM

NEW YORK (AP) " President-elect Donald Trump is partaking in one of the nation's most storied football rivalries, saluting U.S. troops at the annual Army-Navy game on Saturday as he prepares to enter the White House. The future...

Updated at 12:54 PM

MOSCOW (AP) " Russia says it will accept an International Olympic Committee plan to retest all drug test samples given by Russian athletes at the 2012 and 2014 Olympics. The IOC's declaration Friday followed the publication of a report by...

Updated at 11:51 AM

YOLA, Nigeria (AP) " An official says the toll from a double suicide bombing in a marketplace in northeast Nigeria has risen to 57 dead and 177 wounded. Yusuf Muhammed, chairman of the Madagali local government, says 120 children are among...

Updated at 11:29 AM

BEIRUT (AP) " Some 50,000 civilians have fled eastern Aleppo over the past two days in a "constant stream," Russia said Saturday, as Syrian government forces close in on the last pocket of opposition control in the northern city. Russian...

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