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  • Strong storm blasts northern Europe causing transport chaos

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Scores of flights and trains were canceled in the Netherlands and drivers were warned to stay off the roads Thursday as the country took a powerful hit from a storm that was set to lash large parts of Europe. Dutch airline KLM canceled more than 200 flights before the storm […]
  • The Latest: Syria tells US to stay out of Syrian affairs

    BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on developments in Syria (all times local): 12 p.m. Syria’s Foreign Ministry says the U.S. is beyond its rights to intervene in Syrian affairs, one day after the Trump Administration laid out its expansive goals to influence the outcome of Syria’s seven-year long civil war. U.S. Secretary of State Rex […]
  • Russia probes come up against claims of executive privilege

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s White House is relying on a sweeping interpretation of executive privilege that is rankling members of Congress on both sides of the aisle as current and former advisers parade to Capitol Hill for questioning about possible connections with Russia. The White House’s contention: Pretty much everything is off limits […]
  • The Latest: Europe storm: Thousands without power in UK

    BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on a storm affecting parts of Europe (all times local): 10:55 a.m. Gale-force winds gusting at up to 70 mph (110 kph) have been recorded in Britain, where thousands of homes in southeast England have been left without electricity. The wind has damaged some of the overhead power lines that […]
  • Business leaders camp out in cold to urge revitalization

    ATLANTA (AP) — Business leaders camped out in freezing temperatures in Atlanta to help urge revitalization in the city’s west side. WSB-TV reports that 30 CEOs were part of the campout Wednesday night at a Chick-fil-A that is under construction in southwest Atlanta. Among them was Chick-fil-A CEO Dan Cathy, who said they want to […]
  • APNewsBreak: GoDaddy to sponsor Patrick in ‘Danica Double’

    Danica Patrick is going back to green. GoDaddy Green, to be exact — a fitting color for her farewell tour. The company will sponsor Patrick in the upcoming “Danica Double” that will close out her racing career, The Associated Press has learned. Patrick has no ride yet for next month’s Daytona 500 or the Indianapolis […]
  • Police: Thieves are stealing cars as they warm up unattended

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Police in Virginia say thieves are stealing cars that people had left unattended as they warmed up. The Virginian-Pilot reported Wednesday that more than 40 cars have been stolen so far this month in Norfolk. A little more than half were either left running or with the keys inside. Police are […]
  • Pakistan, India trade fire in Kashmir, killing 4

    ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani and Indian troops traded gunfire in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir on Thursday, leaving three civilians and a soldier dead amid increasing tensions between the two nuclear-armed neighbors, officials from both sides said. In a statement, Pakistan’s military accused Indian troops of initiating fire from across the border and targeting […]
  • Legal groups: Free Tennessee woman sentenced to life at 16

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — More than a dozen national advocacy groups want the release of a Tennessee woman imprisoned for life after she shot and killed a man who solicited her as a teenage prostitute. According to The Tennessean , Cyntoia Brown received support in a federal appeals court brief by the Southern Poverty Law […]
  • Merkel still in charge of her future amid impasse in Germany

    BERLIN (AP) — Angela Merkel has defied many forecasts of her looming political demise in 12 years as German chancellor. And nearly four months into post-war Germany’s longest political impasse, she’s likely to emerge on top again for the time being — whatever happens. Opponents have argued that Merkel’s time is nearing its end as […]