• In this Sept. 30, 2015, file photo, Republican presidential candidate, businessman Donald Trump speaks during a campaign stop in Keene, N.H. Trump is well known in many parts of the world. He’s known in the Himalayas, far from any sign with his name on it. And in the Middle East, Africa and beyond. He’s clearly a recognized name worldwide, which is not to say he’s a loved one. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)

    The Trump swagger is seen, not always loved, worldwide

    BALMEDIE, Scotland (AP) — Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump is well-known in this serene coastal section of Scotland, where shimmering golden sand dunes meet the ice-blue North Sea and people play on his golf course. He’s known in the Himalayas, too, far from any sign with his name on it. And in the Middle East, Africa and beyond.

  • In this Sept. 22, 2015, file photo, Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby (87) and Phil Kessel (81) sit on the bench during the first period of an exhibition NHL hockey game against Carolina Hurricanes in Pittsburgh. The brooding and high-scoring forward, Kessel, earned a much-needed change of scenery after six seasons in Toronto, where he became the target of criticism for the Maple Leafs missing the playoffs five times. (AP Photo/Gene Puskar, File)

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  • Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan waits for the arrival of European Council President Donald Tusk prior to a meeting at the EU Council building in Brussels on Monday, Oct. 5, 2015. Erdogan is on a two-day visit to meet Belgian and EU officials. (Francois Lenoir, Pool photo via AP)

    Turkey vows to protect borders after Russian jet incursion

    ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — In a signal of new tensions raised by Moscow’s airstrikes in Syria, NATO denounced Russia on Monday for “irresponsible behavior” after its warplanes violated Turkish airspace, and Turkey warned that any future aerial intruder would be treated like an enemy.

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  • Fire breaks out at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow

    MOSCOW (AP) — A small fire has broken out at the Luzhniki Stadium, the venue for the 2018 World Cup final.

  • In this Monday, Sept. 28, 2015 file photo, U.S. President Barack Obama, right, and Russia's President Vladimir Putin pose for members of the media before a bilateral meeting at the United Nations headquarters. (Sergey Guneyev/RIA-Novosti, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)

    Russia’s airstrikes in Syria are playing well at home

    MOSCOW (AP) — Whatever effect Russia’s airstrikes are having on the ground in Syria, their impact at home is clear: They prove to Russians that their country is showing up the United States and reclaiming its rightful place as a global power.

  • Katie Ledecky honored as USA Swimming athlete of the year

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Olympic and world champion Katie Ledecky was named USA Swimming’s athlete of the year for the third consecutive year.

  • This image made from footage taken from Russian Defense Ministry official website on Friday, Oct. 2, 2015, shows another attack made from a fighter jet in Syria. The Russian Defense Ministry says its aircraft have carried out 18 sorties in Syria in the past 24 hours, including 10 overnight in which seven sites were bombed. The annotations on the image were made by the source and indicate the center of the target, and its direction, yellow. (AP Photo/ Russian Defense Ministry Press Service)

    Russia launches new wave of air raids in Syria

    DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Russian warplanes have attacked the Islamic State group and other insurgents in central and northern Syria with a wave of new airstrikes, Syrian and Russian military officials said Saturday as an activist group said Russia’s air raids have killed 39 civilians over the three past days.

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  • Syria's foreign minister Walid al-Moallem shakes hands with United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, before a meeting, at the United Nations headquarters Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015. (Andrew Kelly/Pool Photo via AP)

    The Latest: Hollande: Only 1 of Russia’s raids hit IS

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  • French President Francois Hollande, left, greets his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin upon his arrival at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, Friday, Oct. 2 , 2015.  Russian President Vladimir Putin is meeting the leaders of Ukraine, France and Germany in a revived European push to bring peace to eastern Ukraine.The long-awaited summit in Paris on Friday is being overshadowed by international concerns about Russia’s military intervention in Syria this week.(AP Photo/Jacques Brinon)

    Russian, Ukrainian leaders hold talks in Paris

    PARIS (AP) — A summit reviving a European push to bring peace to eastern Ukraine ended Friday with a call for the delay of contentious rebel plans to hold local elections this month and for both sides to begin a promised withdrawal of smaller-caliber weapons.