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Trump's bridge-building eclipsed by false voter fraud claim

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 09:15:47 GMT2017-01-24T09:15:47Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump's efforts to build bridges and push through his agenda were overshadowed again with his continued fixation on the election and more false claims....

Trump overshadows young migrants' emotional trip to Mexico

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 05:03:29 GMT2017-01-24T05:03:29Z

MOLCAXAC, Mexico (AP) -- Tamara Alcala Dominguez sobbed, barely able to speak, as she buried her face in the sweater of the woman who cared for her when she was a toddler....

Britain's Supreme Court set to rule on Brexit case

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 09:22:34 GMT2017-01-24T09:22:34Z

LONDON (AP) -- Britain's Supreme Court will rule Tuesday on whether the prime minister or Parliament has the right to trigger the process of taking Britain out of the European Union....

After rocky start, second day of Syria talks in Kazakhstan

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 08:59:19 GMT2017-01-24T08:59:19Z

ASTANA, Kazakhstan (AP) -- The U.N. envoy for Syria pressed on with efforts Tuesday to shore up a shaky cease-fire between the Damascus government and its allies and rebel factions, as he shuttled between delegates from the two sides on the second day of peace talks in Kazakhstan....

'Get up. We've got to get out': Storms kill 20 in the South

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 08:42:56 GMT2017-01-24T08:42:56Z

ADEL, Ga. (AP) -- Bonnie and Wayne Collier were jolted awake in their mobile home by a cellphone weather alert early Sunday. They jumped up, turned on the TV, saw a tornado warning and decided to run....

Philadelphia bars employers from requesting salary history

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 05:44:25 GMT2017-01-24T05:44:25Z

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Despite a threat from cable giant Comcast to take legal action, Philadelphia has banned employers from asking potential hires to provide their salary history, a move supporters say is a step toward closing the wage gap between men and women....

Strong January storms stir destruction from coast-to-coast

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 05:34:17 GMT2017-01-24T05:34:17Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- From California to the Deep South to the Northeast, millions of Americans were contending with death and destruction from damaging January weather. Flooding, high winds and suspected tornadoes have rousted people from their homes. A deadly storm system tore across the Deep South, a nor'easter lashed the East Coast and rainfall records fell in California....

Trump in Asia: Region poised for change as new era dawns

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 08:55:35 GMT2017-01-24T08:55:35Z

BEIJING (AP) -- People across Asia are poised for a potentially dramatic change in relations with Washington under President Donald Trump after decades with the United States as a major military and economic presence....

Trump's pick for health secretary faces new Senate hearing

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 08:30:49 GMT2017-01-24T08:30:49Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A second Senate committee is ready to interrogate President Donald Trump's pick for health secretary, a nominee who's backed by Republicans but under fire from Democrats for his support for tearing down President Barack Obama's health care overhaul and his past stock trades....

Israel mulls more administrative detentions, as numbers rise

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 06:08:50 GMT2017-01-24T06:08:50Z

SILWAD, West Bank (AP) -- High school student Hamza Hamad spent 10 months in an Israeli jail for alleged links to the Islamic militant Hamas group, but was never charged with a crime....