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Uganda opposition presidential candidate Bobi Wine says military has entered his home and “we are in serious trouble.”

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Uganda opposition presidential candidate Bobi Wine says military has entered his home and “we are in serious trouble.”
Jan. 15, 2021

Avalanche warnings aired after heavy snowfall in Switzerland

BERLIN (AP) — Authorities in Switzerland have warned of high avalanche risk in mountainous regions of the Alpine nation after heavy snowfall in recent days. Zurich's public transport company halted...
Jan. 15, 2021

Apaches object to Forest Service review of huge copper mine

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service is scheduled to release an environmental review that will pave the way to create one of the largest copper mines in the...
Jan. 15, 2021

Dutch government resigns over child welfare scandal

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte and his entire Cabinet resigned Friday to take political responsibility for a scandal involving investigations into child welfare payments that...
Jan. 15, 2021

December wholesale prices up 0.3% with sharp jump in energy

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. wholesale prices rose 0.3% in December led by a the biggest jump in energy costs since June. The Labor Department reported Friday that the gain in...
Jan. 15, 2021

U.S. retail sales fell in December for 3rd straight month

NEW YORK (AP) — Retail sales fell for a third straight month as a surge in virus cases kept people away from stores during the holiday shopping season. The report...
Jan. 15, 2021

Where MLK and Coretta met and studied, a memorial will rise

BOSTON (AP) — A major memorial honoring Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King is moving forward in Boston, where they met and studied in the 1950s. King Boston,...
Jan. 15, 2021

Warrant: Rapper YFN Lucci was driver in fatal shooting

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta rapper YFN Lucci is accused of being the driver in a gang-related drive-by shooting that left one man dead and another wounded, authorities said. The 29-year-old...
Jan. 15, 2021

Wholesale prices rose 0.3% in December as energy prices jumped by the largest amount since June

WASHINGTON (AP) — Wholesale prices rose 0.3% in December as energy prices jumped by the largest amount since June.
Jan. 15, 2021

Migrant caravan on the move in Honduras in uncertain times

SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras (AP) — Honduran migrants began walking toward the Guatemalan border before dawn Friday, driven by deepening poverty and the hope of a warmer reception if they...
Jan. 15, 2021

U.S. retail sales fell 0.7% in December as shoppers kept away from stores as virus cases rose

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. retail sales fell 0.7% in December as shoppers kept away from stores as virus cases rose.
Jan. 15, 2021

Q&A: Kingsley Ben-Adir breaks out as Malcolm X

British actor Kingsley Ben-Adir may not be a household name yet, but that’s poised to change with his scene-stealing performance as Malcolm X in Regina King’s “One Night in Miami....”...
Jan. 15, 2021

Norway: Former minister's ex-partner gets 20-month sentence

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The ex-partner of Norway’s former justice minister was convicted and sentenced to 20 months in jail Friday for setting a fire outside the politician’s home and...
Jan. 15, 2021

Talks remain deadlocked between Indian farmers, government

NEW DELHI (AP) — Talks between the Indian government and representatives of tens of thousands of protesting farmers remained deadlocked Friday, with the government refusing to scrap new agricultural reform...
Jan. 15, 2021

Advocates: Carolina breeders supporting cockfighting in Guam

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Animal rights advocates said breeders in North Carolina have shipped more than 1,000 live roosters to Guam, charging as much as $2,000 for each bird in...
Jan. 15, 2021

Humane Society: 97 cats survive house fire; some injured

PERINTON, N.Y. (AP) — Nearly 100 cats have survived a house fire in a town outside Rochester, New York, according to an animal protection group. The Lollypop Farm shelter had...
Jan. 15, 2021

Lockerbie bomber family loses appeal to overturn conviction

LONDON (AP) — The family of a Libyan convicted in the Lockerbie bombing has lost an appeal in a court in Scotland to have his conviction overturned posthumously. Abdelbaset al-Megrahi...
Jan. 15, 2021

Advocates: NC breeders supporting cockfighting in Guam

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Animal rights advocates said breeders in North Carolina have shipped more than 1,000 live roosters to Guam, charging as much as $2,000 for each bird in...
Jan. 15, 2021

Indonesian divers find parts of crashed plane's black box

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Divers found parts of the cockpit voice recorder on Friday as more personnel joined the search for wreckage and victims from an Indonesian plane that crashed...
Jan. 15, 2021

Biden taps former FDA chief Kessler to lead vaccine science

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden has picked a former Food and Drug commissioner to lead vaccine science in his drive to put 100 million shots into the arms of...
Jan. 15, 2021

Bus dramatically plunges off bridge; driver, passengers hurt

NEW YORK (AP) — An articulated bus dramatically plunged off an overpass in New York City, leaving the front half hanging from the highway ramp it was navigating, its fall...
Jan. 15, 2021

The Latest: David Kessler tapped for vaccine rollout

WASHINGTON — President-elect Joe Biden also is tapping former Food and Drug Administration Commissioner David Kessler to help lead the incoming administration’s vaccine rollout and development program. Kessler has been...
Jan. 15, 2021

Reports: Dutch govt resigning over child welfare scandal

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch media are reporting that Prime Minister Mark Rutte’s four-party coalition government is resigning to take political responsibility for a scandal involving investigations into child...
Jan. 15, 2021

Iranian Guard drones in drill mirror those in Saudi attacks

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran's paramilitary Revolutionary Guard conducted a drill Friday that saw “suicide drones” crash into targets and explode, triangle-shaped aircraft that strongly resembled those used...
Jan. 15, 2021

Dutch media report Prime Minister Mark Rutte’s government is resigning over scandal involving child welfare fraud probes

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch media report Prime Minister Mark Rutte’s government is resigning over scandal involving child welfare fraud probes.
Jan. 15, 2021

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