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Villanova jumps Kansas, moves back to No. 1 in AP poll

After a week out as No. 1 in The Associated Press college basketball poll, Villanova returns to the top spot. The Wildcats (17-1), who fell to third last week after...
Monday, January 16, 2017 - 10:50

Northern Ireland govt falls, territory faces March 2 vote

DUBLIN (AP) — Britain's Cabinet minister for Northern Ireland says the territory's unraveling unity government must be dissolved and an early election will be held on March 2. Secretary of...
Monday, January 16, 2017 - 10:46

POLL ALERT: Villanova jumps Kansas to return to No. 1; UCLA up to No. 3, Baylor falls to No. 6.

NEW YORK (AP) — POLL ALERT: Villanova jumps Kansas to return to No. 1; UCLA up to No. 3, Baylor falls to No. 6.
Monday, January 16, 2017 - 10:45

Bieito's manager: Met decision 'cruel and disappointing'

NEW YORK (AP) — The manager for Spanish director Calixto Bieito says the Metropolitan Opera's decision to cancel his production of Verdi's "La Forza del Destino" is "cruel and disappointing."...
Monday, January 16, 2017 - 10:44

Blast targeting police in southeast Turkey kills 4 officers

ISTANBUL (AP) — A roadside bomb in a pre-dominantly Kurdish city in southeast Turkey on Monday killed four policemen and wounded two others, according to the state-run news agency. Anadolu...
Monday, January 16, 2017 - 10:36

US official says Orlando shooter's widow has been arrested

WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. law enforcement official says the FBI has arrested the wife of the Orlando nightclub shooter. The official says Noor Salman was taken into custody Monday...
Monday, January 16, 2017 - 10:34

The Latest: Trump calls on Americans to honor Dr. King

ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on celebrations across the country for Martin Luther King Jr. Day (all times local): ___ 12:30 p.m. President-elect Donald Trump is calling on Americans to...
Monday, January 16, 2017 - 10:32

The Latest: CEOs more upbeat despite rise of protectionism

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum's annual meeting in the Swiss ski resort of Davos (all times local): 6:30 p.m. CEOs are increasingly confident about...
Monday, January 16, 2017 - 10:31

Parties, protests to take over DC for Trump's inauguration

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to clog the nation's capital for Donald Trump's inauguration and a major demonstration the day after. How many will actually...
Monday, January 16, 2017 - 10:25

Syria rebel factions to attend Russia, Turkey-backed talks

BEIRUT (AP) — Representatives of some Syrian rebel groups said Monday they will attend talks sponsored by Russia and Turkey scheduled later this month, despite mounting violations of a cease-fire...
Monday, January 16, 2017 - 10:24

US official says wife of Orlando shooter has been arrested for obstruction

WASHINGTON (AP) — US official says wife of Orlando shooter has been arrested for obstruction.
Monday, January 16, 2017 - 10:20

North Dakota lawmakers want more time on medical pot rules

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota lawmakers say the state needs more time to craft rules to oversee the state's voter-approved medical marijuana law. A joint House and Senate meeting...
Monday, January 16, 2017 - 10:18

Austria: Truck driver gets 4 years for human smuggling

VIENNA (AP) — An Austrian court has found a man guilty of human smuggling and sentenced him to four years in prison after a truckload of migrants bound for Germany...
Monday, January 16, 2017 - 10:16

National park visits hits record high for 3rd straight year

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Visits to U.S. national parks set a record in 2016 for the third consecutive year as landmarks such Zion, Yellowstone and Rocky Mountain experienced historic...
Monday, January 16, 2017 - 10:15

UK to close Halley Research Station in Antarctica for winter

LONDON (AP) — British scientists have decided to close the Halley VI Research Station in Antarctica for the winter amid concerns about safety. The British Antarctic survey said Monday that...
Monday, January 16, 2017 - 10:03

The Latest: The city where King was killed marks MLK Day

ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on celebrations across the country for Martin Luther King Jr. Day (all times local): 11:50 a.m. Residents of Memphis, Tennessee — the city where civil...
Monday, January 16, 2017 - 09:56

Impish, boyish looks permeate Milan's menswear runways

MILAN (AP) — Impish, boyish looks are permeating the Milan menswear runway this season, and the mood seems to be a search for a simpler past. Hooded parkas with contrasting...
Monday, January 16, 2017 - 09:55

EU eyes UN-backed Syria conference in Brussels in April

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union wants to host a conference on the future of Syria this spring and is hoping that it can focus on rebuilding the war-torn country...
Monday, January 16, 2017 - 09:50

Woody Harrelson goes live from London, talks 'Star Wars'

LONDON (AP) — Woody Harrelson is trying to do something that's never been done before, although he's starting to realize why his feat would be a first. The actor plans...
Monday, January 16, 2017 - 09:49

The Latest: PwC CEO doubts many firms to quit UK over Brexit

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum's annual meeting in the Swiss ski resort of Davos (all times local): 5:45 p.m. The chairman of global accounting...
Monday, January 16, 2017 - 09:47

DuVernay talks with Winfrey about Trump, race, her new film

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ava DuVernay doesn't want to talk about Donald Trump's election. Her feelings are still too raw. But because Oprah Winfrey asked about it, the filmmaker opened...
Monday, January 16, 2017 - 09:47

Report: Trucking firms using gadgets to cheat on emissions

BERLIN (AP) — German public broadcaster ZDF reports that trucking companies in Europe may be using electronic equipment to commit large-scale emissions fraud. Tests commissioned by ZDF and freight industry...
Monday, January 16, 2017 - 09:46

King's daughter: Fight 'no matter who is in White House'

ATLANTA (AP) — As civil rights leaders and activists gather at sites across the country to celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., the slain civil rights leader's daughter...
Monday, January 16, 2017 - 09:45

Israeli forces kill Palestinian in West Bank clashes

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says border police shot and killed the "main instigator" of clashes on Monday in which hundreds of Palestinians threw rocks at security forces in...
Monday, January 16, 2017 - 09:40

EU opposes shift of US Embassy site in Israel

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union foreign ministers on Monday opposed any plan by President-elect Donald Trump to move the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem and warned that it could...
Monday, January 16, 2017 - 09:32

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