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Putin says Trump a clever man, will understand new responsibility quickly

MOSCOW U.S. President-elect Donald Trump is a clever man and will understand the level of his new responsibility quickly, Russian President Vladimir Putin was quoted by news agencies as saying in an interview with NTV TV.

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Exclusive: Syrian rebels tell U.S. they won't leave Aleppo

BEIRUT Syrian rebel groups have told the United States they will not leave Aleppo after Moscow called for talks with Washington over a full withdrawal of rebel fighters from the city's besieged eastern districts, a rebel official said on Sunday.

World, Russia, Turkey, Syria 4:44am EST

U.S. Navy aims to buy more Boeing F/A-18E/F Super Hornets: source

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. The U.S. Navy plans to divest its older model Boeing Co F/A-18 Hornet fighter jets in coming years and hopes to buy dozens of F/A-18E/F Super Hornets to deal with a shortfall of strike fighters aboard its carriers, a Navy official said.

Italy votes in referendum with PM Renzi's future at stake

ROME Italians started to vote on Sunday in a referendum on constitutional reform which will decide the political future of Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, who has promised to resign if he loses.

World, Italy 1:15am EST

Castro to be laid to rest next to Cuban independence hero Marti

SANTIAGO, Cuba Fidel Castro will be laid to rest on Sunday alongside the mausoleum of Cuban independence hero Jose Marti, ensuring that the polarizing nature of Castro's life will continue in death.

World, Cuba 2:03am EST

Philippines urges Bangladesh to share results of heist investigation

MANILA The Philippine government wants Bangladesh to share the findings of its investigation into how unknown hackers pulled off one of the world's largest cyber bank heists, to help speed up recovery of the stolen funds.

World, Tech, Cybersecurity 1:59am EST