Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Cloud of steroids hovers above Hall of Fame voting

FILE - In this July 25, 2008, file photo, San Diego Padres closer Trevor Hoffman throws in the ninth inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates...

Streaking Clippers down another All-Star with Paul out

Los Angeles Clippers guard Chris Paul, left, shoots as Oklahoma City Thunder forward Andre Roberson defends during the first half of an NBA basketball...

Police: Fugitive wanted in officer's fatal shooting captured

FILE- This undated file photo provided by the Orlando Police Department shows Markeith Loyd. Loyd, a suspect in the fatal shooting of an Orlando...

Janet Napolitano in hospital over side effect of cancer care

FILE - In this Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013, file photo, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano gives her farewell address at the National Press Club...

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Trump pick to lead EPA has spotty state environmental record

In this Jan. 4, 2017, file photo, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator-designate Scott Pruitt answer a reporter's question during his meeting with Sen. Shelley...

States argue in court for more say over endangered species

FILE - In this undated file photo provided by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, a Mexican gray wolf leaves cover at the Sevilleta...
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Trump pick to lead EPA has spotty state environmental record

In this Jan. 4, 2017, file photo, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator-designate Scott Pruitt answer a reporter's question during his meeting with Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., on Capitol Hill in Washington. When President-elect...

States argue in court for more say over endangered species

FILE - In this undated file photo provided by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, a Mexican gray wolf leaves cover at the Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge, Socorro County, N.M. The Interior Department will...

Birthday greetings, Kerber into 3rd round at Australian Open

Japan's Kei Nishikori celebrates after defeating France's Jeremy Chardy in their second round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila) MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Angelique...

Back-to-back shootings shake Mexico's tourism jewels

Flowers left by a well-wisher stand in the sand next to the Blue Parrot club, a day after a deadly early morning shooting, in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017. Mexican authorities...

Australia defends end of MH370 hunt; investigation continues

FILE - In this March 22, 2014, file photo, Flight Officer Jack Chen uses binoculars at an observers window on a Royal Australian Air Force P-3 Orion during the search for missing Malaysia Airlines...

Global warming could steal postcard-perfect weather days

In this image provided by Karin van der Wiel/ NOAA/ Princeton University, shows climate change effects on patterns of mild weather. Kiss goodbye some of those postcard-perfect, ideal-for-outdoor-wedding days. A new study said global...

AP source: Bautista, Blue Jays agree to $18M, 1-year deal

FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016, file photo, Toronto Blue Jays' Jose Bautista connects for a three-run home run off Texas Rangers' Jake Diekman during the ninth inning in Game 1 of...

Police: Fugitive wanted in officer's fatal shooting captured

FILE- This undated file photo provided by the Orlando Police Department shows Markeith Loyd. Loyd, a suspect in the fatal shooting of an Orlando police officer was captured Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, after a...

Deadly waves sweep father, son out to ocean, show dangers

In this photo provided by the Oregon State Police taken Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017, a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter searches a beach about two miles north of Cape Blanco, Oregon, where a father and...

Janet Napolitano in hospital over side effect of cancer care

FILE - In this Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013, file photo, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano gives her farewell address at the National Press Club in Washington. The University of California said President Napolitano, a...

Cloud of steroids hovers above Hall of Fame voting

FILE - In this July 25, 2008, file photo, San Diego Padres closer Trevor Hoffman throws in the ninth inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates in a baseball game at Pittsburgh. Tim Raines and Jeff...

Streaking Clippers down another All-Star with Paul out

Los Angeles Clippers guard Chris Paul, left, shoots as Oklahoma City Thunder forward Andre Roberson defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark...

Prosecutor: Orlando gunman's widow knew about the attack

Al Salman, uncle of Noor Salman, speaks to the media Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, outside a federal courthouse in Oakland, Calif. Noor Salman, the widow of the Orlando nightclub gunman, has been charged with...

Bill would let women sue doctors who perform their abortions

FILE - In this Jan. 13, 2014, file photo, state representatives work in the Iowa House on the opening day of the Iowa Legislature at the Statehouse in Des Moines, Iowa. Iowa lawmakers are...

Cowboys delay talk of Romo's future, likely knowing answer

FILE - In this Jan. 1, 2017, file photo, Dallas Cowboys' Tony Romo smiles on the bench during the second half of an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles in Philadelphia. Those closest...

Packers-Falcons NFC matchup expected to produce big offense

FILE - In this Dec. 24, 2016, file photo, Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan (2) runs with the ball against the Carolina Panthers during an NFL game at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte,...

Stillborn Portland infant highlights Oregon homeless problem

Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler introduces the opening of a new homeless shelter in Portland, Ore., Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017. A stillborn infant was found with his homeless mother at a Portland bus stop in...

University of California's Napolitano in hospital for cancer

FILE - In this Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013, file photo, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano gives her farewell address at the National Press Club in Washington. The University of California said President Napolitano, a...

Even as Knicks tumble again, Carmelo wants to be in New York

New York Knicks head coach Jeff Hornacek argues with a referee during the first half of the NBA basketball game against the Atlanta Hawks, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017 in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) NEW...

Tomlin: Brown 'foolish' to livestream postgame locker room

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown (84) breaks a tackle by Kansas City Chiefs cornerback Steven Nelson (20) after making a reception during the first half of an NFL divisional playoff football game Sunday,...

Trump meets with Supreme Court candidate

FILE - In this Nov. 17, 2016, file photo, Judge William Pryor, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit, moderates a panel discussion during the Federalist Society's National Lawyers Convention in Washington. President-elect Donald Trump...

In Price's Ga. district, what happens after health repeal

FILE - In this Jan. 5, 2016, file Rep. Tom Price, R-Ga., is seen on Capitol Hill in Washington. An orthopedic surgeon elected in 2004, Price has long been a conservative critic of Obamacare,...

Islanders fire coach Jack Capuano in his seventh season

FILE - In this April 5, 2016, file photo, New York Islanders head coach Jack Capuano stands in the bench during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Washington Capitals in...

Torn ACL ends season for Creighton star Maurice Watson Jr.

Creighton's Maurice Watson Jr. (10) is helped off the court with an injury in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, in Cincinnati. Watson Jr. was later carried...

Gun industry, suicide prevention forge unlikely alliance

A brochure is on display that is part of an initiative involving the National Shooting Sports Foundation and the American Foundation to Prevent Suicide, Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, in Las Vegas. The brochures are...

Prosecutor: Orlando gunman's widow knew about the attack

Al Salman, uncle of Noor Salman, speaks to the media Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, outside a federal courthouse in Oakland, Calif. Noor Salman, the widow of the Orlando nightclub gunman, has been charged with...

Airport shooting suspect blamed 'mind control,' IS ties

Esteban Santiago, center, leaves the Broward County jail for a hearing in federal court, Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Santiago is accused of a Jan. 6 shooting rampage at a Fort...

Official: Nigeria mistakenly bombs camp, kills more than 100

In this image supplied by MSF, smoke rises from a burnt out shelter at a camp for displaced people in Rann, Nigeria, Tuesday Jan. 17, 2017. Relief volunteers are believed to be among the...

The Latest: US hopes Brexit talks can avoid economic turmoil

A pedestrian with an umbrella passes a board showing the exchange rates at a money exchange bureau in London, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017. The British pound fell to a three-month low amid reports Prime...

Putin: Obama administration trying to undermine Trump

Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks at a joint news conference with Moldovan President Igor Dodon in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017. President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday accused the outgoing U.S....

Gambia leader, pressured to go, declares state of emergency

FILE - In this Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016 file photo, Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh shows his inked finger before voting in Banjul, Gambia. Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh declared a state of emergency on Tuesday,...

The Latest: Lobster, beef on post-inauguration menu

Lara Yunaska, wife of Eric Trump, son of President-elect Donald Trump, walks into Ivanka Trump Collection store in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York, Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) WASHINGTON (AP)...

Artwork depicting Ferguson removed from Capitol display

FILE - In this Jan. 5, 2017 file photo, a painting by David Pulphus hangs in a hallway displaying paintings by high school students selected by their member of congress on Capitol Hill in...

As US looks inward, China seeks a lead role on world stage

From left to right, Shuyao Song, chinese skiing teacher in the ski resort of Davos, Doris Leuthard's husband Roland Hausin, Swiss Federal President Doris Leuthard, China's President Xi Jinping, Xi's wife Peng Liyuan and...

DeVos to push for school choice amid opposition from unions

FILE - In this Nov. 19, 2016 file photo, President-elect Donald Trump stands with Education Secretary-designate Betsy DeVos in Bedminster, N.J. DeVos has spent over two decades advocating for school choice programs, which give...

Markets cheer, EU wary as UK PM May signals 'clean Brexit'

Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson listens as Prime Minister Theresa May delivers a speech on leaving the European Union at Lancaster House in London, Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, pool) LONDON (AP) —...

Iran's president welcomes Syria talks planned for next week

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani speaks in a press conference at the presidency compound in Tehran, Iran, Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017. Iran's president has compared talk of renegotiating its nuclear accord to "converting a shirt...

Obama praises outgoing press secretary for 'integrity'

White House press secretary Josh Earnest pauses during his final daily press briefing, Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, in the briefing room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) WASHINGTON (AP) — President...

Turkey: Istanbul nightclub attacker confessed after capture

Turkish police officers walk at Istanbul's headquarters prior to a news conference regarding the arrest of a suspect of New Year's nightclub attack, in Istanbul, Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017. Turkish officials on Tuesday confirmed...

CBO: Premiums, uninsured up under 2016 GOP health law repeal

FILE - In this Jan. 13, 2017 file photo, President-elect Donald Trump speaks with reporters in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York. Premiums and the number of uninsured would soar under a...

Interior nominee Zinke urges array of uses for federal lands

FILE - In this Dec. 12, 2016, file photo, Interior Secretary-designate Rep. Ryan Zinke, right, R-Mont., arrives in Trump Tower, in New York, Monday, Dec. 12, 2016. Zinke says he would never sell, give...

Israel's Netanyahu mired in series of corruption allegations

File - in this Sunday, March 20, 2016 file photo, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends the weekly cabinet meeting in his Jerusalem office. Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu should be upbeat these days: The economy...

Orlando nightclub gunman's wife faces charges tied to attack

FILE - In this June 12, 2016 file photo, law enforcement officials work at the Pulse gay nightclub in Orlando, Fla., following the a mass shooting. Audio recordings of 911 calls released Tuesday, Aug....

6-time champs Djokovic, Williams post Australian Open wins

Belgium's Kirsten Flipkens makes a forehand return to Britain's Johanna Konta during their first round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill) MELBOURNE, Australia (AP)...

Putin: Obama's govt is working hard to undermine Trump

Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks at a joint news conference with Moldovan President Igor Dodon in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017. President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday accused the outgoing U.S....

MH370 hunt ends, maybe forever, after nearly 3 years, $160M

FILE - In this March 22, 2014, file photo, Flight Officer Jack Chen uses binoculars at an observers window on a Royal Australian Air Force P-3 Orion during the search for missing Malaysia Airlines...

New report: Abortions in US drop to lowest level since 1974

FILE - In a Monday, June 27, 2016 file photo, abortion rights activists, from left, Ravina Daphtary of Philadelphia, Morgan Hopkins of Boston, and Alison Turkos of New York City, rejoice in front of...

Poll: Young Americans fear they will be worse off post-Trump

FILE - In this Nov. 8, 2016 file photo, a woman weeps as election results are reported during Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton's election night rally in the Jacob Javits Center glass enclosed lobby...

King Day parade turns violent when 8 shot in Miami

A concerned mother is meet by Miami-Dade police officers as she searches for her child after several were injured in a shooting at Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Park in Miami-Dade, Fla., Monday, Jan....

New prescription: Doctor offices that look like Apple stores

In this Jan. 10, 2017 photo, Dr. Aaliya Yaqub points to a large monitor while giving a demonstration of medical checkup at a Forward medical office in San Francisco. After a relative suffered a...

Trump tries to calm tensions after Lewis squabble

The inaugural parade presidential reviewing stand on Pennsylvania Avenue in front of the White House, Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017, is nearly completed in preparation for the 58th presidential inauguration, on Friday, Jan. 20. (AP...

DeVos likely to advance school choice as education secretary

FILE - In this Nov. 19, 2016 file photo, President-elect Donald Trump stands with Education Secretary-designate Betsy DeVos in Bedminster, N.J. DeVos has spent over two decades advocating for school choice programs, which give...

Interior nominee Zinke to be quizzed on public lands, coal

FILE - In this Dec. 12, 2016, file photo, Interior Secretary-designate Rep. Ryan Zinke, right, R-Mont., arrives in Trump Tower, in New York, Monday, Dec. 12, 2016. Zinke says he would never sell, give...

Orlando nightclub gunman's wife faces charges tied to attack

FILE - In this June 12, 2016 file photo, law enforcement officials work at the Pulse gay nightclub in Orlando, Fla., following the a mass shooting. Audio recordings of 911 calls released Tuesday, Aug....

Sonar maps from MH370 search will reveal more about seafloor

FILE - In this March 31, 2014 file photo, HMAS Success scans the southern Indian Ocean, near the coast of Western Australia, as a Royal New Zealand Air Force P3 Orion flies over, while...

China's Xi takes spotlight at Davos as US makes transition

China's President Xi Jinping, left, and Swiss Federal President Doris Leuthard, right, look at each other during Press Statements in the Hotel Bellevue Palace during a visit of China's President Xi Jinping to Switzerland,...

GOP targets landmark Endangered Species Act for big changes

FILE- In this April 7, 1999, file photo, a male lesser prairie chicken climbs a sage limb to rise above the others at a breeding area near Follett, Texas. Republicans in Congress are readying...

Tax deadline looms for Prince estate; government to get half

FILE - In this May 19, 2013 file photo, Prince performs at the Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The Minnesota judge overseeing Prince's estate holds a hearing...

Mexico town fears nightclub shooting means drug war has come

A platform shoe lies abandoned amidst other debris inside the Blue Parrot club, where several people were killed in early morning gunfire in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017. Deadly gunfire broke...

German court to rule if lawmakers can ban far-right party

FILE - In this March 3, 2016 file picture, President Andreas Vosskuhle of the Second Senate of the Federal Constitutional Court arrives to the continuation of oral proceedings over a ban of the right-wing...

AP Source: GM to announce $1B factory investment, new jobs

FILE- In this Jan. 10, 2017, file photo, General Motors Chairman and CEO Mary Barra speaks about the financial outlook of the automaker in Detroit. General Motors will announce a $1 billion investment in...

Teen slain in 'rape-murder fantasy' was friend to the lonely

Marc Davis, associate pastor of the New Life Presbyterian Church looks over arrangements inside the sanctuary before a memorial service for Grace Packer, the local teen who authorities say was killed and dismembered by...

AP Analysis: A-Rod's biggest call in weekend full of them

Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce (87) drops a pass between Pittsburgh Steelers defenders Lawrence Timmons, left, and Mike Mitchell during the second half of an NFL divisional playoff football game Sunday, Jan....

Reports: Istanbul nightclub attacker who killed 39 captured

Reina club attacker after being caught by Turkish police in Istanbul, late Monday, Jan. 16, 2017. Turkish media reports say police have caught the gunman who killed 39 people at an attack on a...

Obama celebrates World Series champion Chicago Cubs

President Barack Obama talks with catcher David Ross during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, where the president honored the 2016 World Series Champion...

Prescott feels pain, but is part of promise for Cowboys

Dallas Cowboys fans are dejected after the Cowboys loss to the Green Bay Packers in an NFL divisional playoff football game Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017, in Arlington, Texas. The Packers won 34-31. (AP Photo/LM...

Gene Cernan, last astronaut to walk on the moon, dies at 82

FILE - In a Oct. 27, 2007 file photo, former astronaut Neil Armstrong, left, is congratulated by fellow ex-astronaut Gene Cernan following the dedication ceremony of the Neil Armstrong Hall of Engineering at Purdue...

Officials: FBI arrests widow of Orlando nightclub shooter

FILE - In this June 12, 2016 file photo, law enforcement officials work at the Pulse gay nightclub in Orlando, Fla., following the a mass shooting. Audio recordings of 911 calls released Tuesday, Aug....

Mexican resort shooting kills 5, panics festival-goers

In this photo released by Por Esto de Quintana Roo, people react after a shooting at the outdoor venue Blue Parrot nightclub in the Caribbean coast resort of Playa del Carmen, Mexico, early Monday,...

Chiefs' Andy Reid believes holding should have been no-call

Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid, left, talks with Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin, right, after an NFL divisional playoff football game Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017, in Kansas City, Mo. The Steelers...

Defiant EU nations ready themselves for Trump presidency

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, right, talks with Belgium's Foreign Minister Didier Reynders, left, and Czech Republic's Foreign Minister Lubomír Zaoralek during an EU foreign ministers meeting at the EU Council in Brussels on...

Teen slain in 'rape-murder fantasy' was friend to the lonely

Marc Davis, associate pastor of the New Life Presbyterian Church looks over arrangements inside the sanctuary before a memorial service for Grace Packer, the local teen who authorities say was killed and dismembered by...

Northern Ireland unity government crumbles, faces March vote

Ulster Unionist Party leader Mike Nesbitt speaks to the media at Stormont, Belfast, Northern Ireland, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017. The Northern Ireland Assembly faces likely dissolution for an election that could make revival of...

Carroll: Sherman played 2nd half of season with knee injury

Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman (25) tackles Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones (11) during the first half of an NFL football NFC divisional playoff game, Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David...

AP source: Bautista and Blue Jays working hard on return

FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016, file photo, Toronto Blue Jays' Jose Bautista connects for a three-run home run off Texas Rangers' Jake Diekman during the ninth inning in Game 1 of...

US official says Orlando shooter's widow has been arrested

FILE - In this June 12, 2016 file photo, law enforcement officials work at the Pulse gay nightclub in Orlando, Fla., following the a mass shooting. Audio recordings of 911 calls released Tuesday, Aug....

IMF boosts growth forecast for US, cites Trump impact

FILE - In this Monday, Dec. 19, 2016, file photo, International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde makes a statement at a news conference, in Washington. On Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, the IMF releases...

Ethics watchdog investigating Canadian PM's vacation

FILE - In a Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016 file photo, Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau holds a press conference at the National Press Theatre in Ottawa, Ontario. Canada's ethics commissioner is launching an investigation...

Police: 5 killed in shooting at nightclub at Mexican resort

A tourist takes photos of the Blue Parrot nightclub, closed after a deadly shooting in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017. The shooting occurred in the early morning hours outside the nightclub...

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

FILE - In this Aug. 28, 1963, file photo, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., head of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, addresses marchers during his "I Have a Dream" speech at the Lincoln Memorial...

DeVos to face questions over schools, conservative activism

FILE - In this Dec. 9, 2016 file photo, Education Secretary-designate Betsy DeVos speaks in Grand Rapids, Mich. Charter school advocate and wealthy Republican donor Betsy DeVos is widely expected to push for expanding...

Ice threat lingers for some Midwest states

Traffic moves past an icing warning sign at night on I-70 west Lawrence, Kan., Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017. Parts of the central U.S. grappled Saturday with a second day of road-glazing ice and braced...

Federer returns with a win, joins Murray in 2nd round

Shelby Rogers of the United States hits a backhand to Romania's Simona Halep during their first round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila) MELBOURNE,...

Obama issues warning on 1st anniversary of Iran nuclear deal

In this Nov. 10, 2016 photo, President Barack Obama and President-elect Donald Trump shake hands following their meeting in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) WASHINGTON (AP) —...

Biden: Trump should retain sanctions on Russia

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, left, talks with Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman during a meeting in Kiev, Ukraine, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017. (AP Photo/Sergei Chuzavkov) KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — U.S. Vice President Joe Biden,...

Egypt court strikes down islands deal in blow to president

A woman cries as others celebrate after the Supreme Administrative Court said two islands, Sanafir and Tiran, are Egyptian, debunking the government's claim that they were Saudi, in Cairo, Egypt, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017....

Kyrgyzstan: Cargo plane crash kills 37, destroys village

Kyrgyz firefighters work among remains of a crashed Turkish Boeing 747 cargo plane at a residential area outside Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan Monday, Jan. 16, 2017. The cargo plane crashed Monday morning, killing people in the...

British pound sags ahead of prime minister's Brexit speech

A pedestrian with an umbrella passes a board showing the exchange rates at a money exchange bureau in London, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017. The British pound fell to a three-month low amid reports Prime...

Americans off to quick start at Australian Open

United States' Jack Sock plays a shot against France's Pierre-Hagues Herbert during their first round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung) MELBOURNE, Australia (AP)...

EU nations react with surprise, defiance to Trump remarks

FILE - In this Jan. 13, 2017 file photo, President-elect Donald Trump speaks with reporters in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York. Trump has offered views on U.S. relations with Asia that...

Danger matches Tuesday for Djokovic, Williams at Aussie Open

Britain's Johanna Konta plays forehand return during a practice session ahead of the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila) MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Not much room for...

Iraqi troops advance in eastern Mosul amid fierce clashes

People cross a bridge destroyed by Islamic State militants in a neighborhood recently liberated from Islamic State on the eastern side of Mosul, Iraq, Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017. (AP Photo/ Khalid Mohammed) MOSUL, Iraq (AP)...

Pound sags amid 'hard Brexit' signals ahead of May speech

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May looks out of 10 Downing Street as she wait for the arrival the Prime Minister of New Zealand Bill English at 10 Downing Street in London, Friday, Jan. 13,...

German ministers reject Trump remarks on car tariffs

FILE - In this Jan. 13, 2017 file photo, President-elect Donald Trump speaks with reporters in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York. Trump has offered views on U.S. relations with Asia that...

Muted reaction in Russia to Trump's talk of nuclear arms cut

FILE- In this Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017 file photo Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting with Russian prosecutors in Moscow, Russia. Careful not to hurt chances for a thaw in U.S.-Russia relations, President...

'One China principle' not negotiable, China tells Trump

FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2017 file photo, President-elect Donald Trump speaks during a news conference in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York. China's Foreign Ministry has rejected President-elect Donald Trump's...

Inauguration in sight, Trump continues Twitter assault

The inaugural parade presidential reviewing stand on Pennsylvania Avenue in front of the White House, Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017, is nearly completed in preparation for the 58th presidential inauguration, on Friday, Jan. 20. (AP...

Stark inequality: Oxfam says 8 men as rich as half the world

In this Friday, Jan. 13, 2017 photo, workers unload bricks at a brick-making factory in Naypyitaw, Myanmar. As bricks continue to be used in construction throughout Myanmar, traditional craftsmen who produce hand-made bricks are...

South Korea seeks arrest of Samsung scion in graft scandal

Nine judges of South Korea's Constitutional Court sit during hearing arguments for South Korean President Park Geun-hye's impeachment trial at the Constitutional Court in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017. (Kim Hong-ji/Pool Photo...

Who are the 8 richest people? All men, mostly Americans

FILE - In this Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016 file photo, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announces award nominees during the C40 Cities Award presentation in Mexico City. The eight individuals who own...