Find Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Bookmark & Share Subscribe to Feed

Associated Press

  • Alaska hit by 7.9 earthquake; tsunami warning canceled
    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- A 7.9 magnitude earthquake struck off Alaska's Kodiak Island early Tuesday, prompting a tsunami warning for a large swath of the state's coast and sending some residents fleeing to higher ground....
    - -
  • Senators strike a deal re-opening government after 69 hours
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump signed a bill reopening the government late Monday, ending a 69-hour display of partisan dysfunction after Democrats reluctantly voted to temporarily pay for resumed operations. They relented in return…
    - -
  • In Israel, Pence says US aims to pull out of Iran nuke deal
    JERUSALEM (AP) -- Vice President Mike Pence reiterated to Israeli leaders on Tuesday that the Trump administration plans to pull out of the landmark 2015 Iran nuclear deal unless the pact is amended....
    - -
  • France, US urge Turkey to show restraint in north Syria
    BEIRUT (AP) -- France's top diplomat and the U.S. defense secretary Tuesday urged Turkey to exercise restraint in its battle against a Syrian Kurdish militia as the Turkish military pressed its operations in north Syria for the fourth str…
    - -
  • After girl's killing, Pakistani women speak out on abuse
    KASUR, Pakistan (AP) -- The brutal rape and killing of Zainab Ansari, a 7-year-old girl whose body was left in a garbage dump, has unleashed a wave of revulsion around Pakistan, revealing a string of child abductions and killings by a suspecte…
    - -
  • Cosby jokes in 1st show since 2015 he 'used to be' comedian
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Bill Cosby performed in public for the first time since a sex abuse scandal embroiled him in 2015, joking that he "used to be a comedian" and playing with a jazz band in his hometown as a retrial looms in his cri…
    - -
  • As US raises tariffs, India's Modi defends free trade
    DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) -- Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi warned Tuesday against a new wave of protectionism, saying that trade barriers pose a danger to the world on par with climate change and extremist attacks....
    - -
  • Gun industry gathers just a few miles from mass shooting
    The gun industry is holding its biggest annual trade show this week just a few miles from where a gunman slaughtered 58 concertgoers outside his high-rise Las Vegas hotel room in October using a display case worth of weapons, many of them fitted with…
    - -
  • Del Toro's 'Shape of Water' poised to lead Oscar nominations
    NEW YORK (AP) -- Guillermo del Toro's lavish monster romance "The Shape of Water" will vie for the most Oscar nominations Tuesday, but just as much attention may be focused on categories where women could make history....
    - -
  • Injured Nadal out of Australian Open; Cilic into semifinals
    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- An injured and visibly struggling Rafael Nadal retired while trailing in the fifth set of his Australian Open quarterfinal match against Marin Cilic....
    - -