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Francis says education, jobs stop radicalization

Pope Francis waves to local residents as he drives to St. Joseph The Worker Catholic Church in the Kangemi slum of Nairobi, Kenya Friday, Nov. 27, 2015. Pope Francis is in Kenya on his first-ever trip to Africa, a six-day pilgrimage that will also take him to Uganda and the Central African Republic. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) – The latest on Pope Francis’ first trip to Africa. (All times local.) 1 p.m. Pope Francis says the way to prevent young people from being radicalized and going off to fight with extremist groups is to give them an education and a job. Francis was asked …

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Mali arrests 2 over attack on luxury hotel in Bamako

A United Nations investigator inspects a  weapon that was allegedly used by gunmen during the recent attacks on the  Radisson Blu hotel, in Bamako, Mali, Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015. Islamic extremists armed with guns and grenades stormed the luxury Radisson Blu hotel in Mali's capital on Friday, Nov. 20, 2015. (AP Photo/Baba Ahmed)

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) – Malian special forces have arrested two men over last week’s attack on a luxury hotel in the capital that killed 19 people, according to a statement distributed Friday morning. The statement identified the two Malians, both arrested in Bamako, but provided no other details on their …

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France honors attack victims in city subdued by mourning

From the left, Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo, former French President Nicolas Sarkozy, Senate house speaker Gerard Larcher, Prime Minister Manuel Valls, Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius and Environment minister Segolene Royal wait for the start of a ceremony in the courtyard of the Invalides in Paris, Friday, Nov. 27, 2015. France is mourning and honoring those killed in the Nov. 13 attacks in a somber ceremony presided by French President Francois Hollande. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)

PARIS (AP) – Intoning the names of 130 dead, a subdued France paid homage Friday to those killed two weeks ago in the attacks that gripped Paris in fear and mourning. Windows were draped with French flags in an uncharacteristic display of patriotism, but the locked-down courtyard ceremony at the …

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Affiliate of IS group claims Bangladesh Shiite mosque attack

Relatives of people killed when unidentified gunmen attacked a mosque during evening prayers on Thursday grieve before their funeral in Bangladesh's Bogra district, Friday, Nov. 27, 2015. Thursday's attack follows a wave of deadly assaults in 2015 on foreigners, secular writers and the Shiite community in the Sunni majority nation. (AP Photo)

NEW DELHI (AP) – An Islamic State group affiliate in Bangladesh said Friday it was behind an attack on a Shiite mosque in the country’s north that killed one man and wounded three others. A statement posted on IS-affiliated Twitter accounts from Islamic State – Bangladesh said that the mosque …

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Presidential contenders differ sharply on climate, energy

FILE - In this Nov. 3, 2015 file photo, the Keystone Steele City pumping station, into which the planned Keystone XL pipeline is to connect to, is seen in Steele City, Neb. Differences between the two parties on energy and climate issues are stark and suggest sharp contrasts in how Republicans and Democrats will address energy and environmental issues depending on who wins the White House next November. Republicans unanimously support the recently rejected Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada, for instance, while Democrats oppose it. Republicans agree on lifting the 40-year export oil ban, a stance Democrats oppose.  (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

WASHINGTON (AP) – Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders calls climate change the greatest threat to national security. Front-runner Hillary Rodham Clinton promises to install more than 500 million solar panels across the country. On the Republican side, Jeb Bush would phase out tax credits for solar power. Rival Marco Rubio …

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