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Obama to Trump: Keep Russia sanctions separate from nuclear talks

WASHINGTON President Barack Obama urged President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday to keep separate the issue of economic sanctions on Russia from the pursuit of talks to reduce nuclear stockpiles.

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Teen shoots four, kills self at private school in northern Mexico

MEXICO CITY A teenage student suffering from depression shot three students and a teacher at a private school in northern Mexico on Wednesday before killing himself in what state officials called an unprecedented attack that was caught on security video.

Mexico 3:00pm EST

EU leaders welcome Brexit clarity, Merkel says EU united ahead of talks

BERLIN EU leaders on Wednesday welcomed clarity from Britain over what it wants from Brexit talks, with Germany's Angela Merkel promising a united front in what will be "very intensive" negotiations.

Germany, Davos 4:52pm EST

U.S. envoy warns against being too trusting of Sudan's armed opposition

WASHINGTON The U.S. envoy to Sudan and South Sudan urged the international community on Wednesday to be clear-eyed in dealing with armed Sudanese opposition groups which put political ambitions above the interests of their own people.

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Al Qaeda-linked group claims attack on Mali military camp

GAO, Mali Al Mourabitoun, an Islamist group linked to al Qaeda, claimed a suicide bomb attack on a military camp in northern Mali on Wednesday that killed at least 42 people and wounded more than 100 others, according to a Mauritanian news agency.

Africa, Mali 4:22pm EST

Senegalese forces say they will enter Gambia unless Jammeh quits

BANJUL Senegal's forces are at the Gambian border and will enter at midnight if the veteran president, Yahya Jammeh, refuses to relinquish power, the Senegalese army told Reuters on Wednesday. | Video

Africa, United Nations 4:12pm EST

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