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Tsipras to form anti-bailout Greek government after big victory

ATHENS - Greek leftwing leader Alexis Tsipras struck a deal with a right-wing party to form a government to confront international lenders and reverse years of painful austerity following a crushing election victory by his Syriza party. | Video

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East Coast braces, flights canceled as 'historic' blizzard bears down

NEW YORK - The East Coast of the U.S. from Philadelphia to New York City to Maine braced on Monday for a potentially historic blizzard that forecasters say could dump up to 3 feet (90 cm) of snow on the region and snarl transportation for tens of millions of people.

U.S., Environment 4:03am EST

New Jersey governor Christie preparing for White House run: WSJ

- New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and his supporters have formed a political-action committee ahead of a likely bid for president, adding a third well-known Republican figure to the fight for campaign funds among the party's core donor class, the Wall Street Journal reported.

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Yemen crisis is first big test for Saudi Arabia's King Salman

RIYADH - The turmoil hitting Saudi Arabia's neighbor Yemen will pose the first big test for King Salman, and provide a glimpse as to whether his approach to hotspots in a fragmenting region will differ from that of his late brother.

Rain on India's parade, but Obama visit keeps spirits high

NEW DELHI - U.S. President Barack Obama watched a dazzling parade of India's military might and cultural diversity on Monday, the second day of a visit trumpeted as a chance to establish a robust strategic partnership between the world's two largest democracies. | Video

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Turkey opens biggest refugee camp for 35,000 from Kobani

ISTANBUL - Turkey opened its biggest refugee camp on Sunday to house 35,000 people fleeing fighting between Kurdish forces and Islamist militants in Syria's Kobani, national disaster management agency AFAD said.

World, Syria, Turkey 4:19am EST

No threat from device found on White House grounds: spokesman

NEW DELHI - The U.S. Secret Service has recovered a "device" on the White House grounds, which according to local television reports was a small drone, but White House spokesman Josh Earnest told reporters at a briefing in New Delhi on Monday that the device "does not pose any kind of ongoing threat."

Al Qaeda militants kill Yemeni soldier in southern Yemen: official

ADEN - Al Qaeda militants attacked a military checkpoint in southern Yemen on Monday, killing a soldier and wounding two others, a local official told Reuters. Two of the gunmen were also killed.