Published: Tue, 24 Jan 2017 14:30:12 GMT2017-01-24T14:30:12Z
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 14:30:12 GMT2017-01-24T14:30:12ZWASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump's pursuit of an "America first" foreign policy is raising questions about who, if anyone, will fill the void if the U.S. relinquishes its traditional global leadership role. China and Russia are among the aspirants for greater economic and military influence, while an ambivalent Germany could emerge as the West's moral compass.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 14:28:30 GMT2017-01-24T14:28:30ZBOSTON (AP) - A Brazilian man arrested in connection with the discovery of about $20 million in cash hidden inside a box spring in a Massachusetts apartment has been held without bail.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 14:27:02 GMT2017-01-24T14:27:02ZFOSTORIA, Ohio (AP) - An erratic, speeding driver who led an Ohio officer on a brief pursuit turned out to be a 10-year-old boy who took his parents' car without permission and drove 11 miles to a nearby city to shop at a convenience store, police said.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 14:26:42 GMT2017-01-24T14:26:42ZBRUSSELS (AP) - The European Union trade chief says the trade policies U.S. President Trump has set out are "doomed to fail" and that the world's biggest trading bloc remains committed to open borders and economies.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 13:27:21 GMT2017-01-24T13:27:21ZADEL, 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.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 12:45:16 GMT2017-01-24T12:45:16ZMOSUL, Iraq (AP) - Fierce fighting erupted in Mosul on Tuesday as Iraqi forces tried to drive Islamic State militants from one of their last bastions in the eastern half of the city, while aid groups expressed concern for the estimated 750,000 people still in the militant-held west.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 12:41:16 GMT2017-01-24T12:41:16ZCAIRO (AP) - Egypt's president says he is alarmed by his country's high divorce rates and is suggesting ground-breaking legislation to ban Muslim husbands from verbally declaring their spouses divorced.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 12:41:16 GMT2017-01-24T12:41:16ZMERRITT ISLAND, Fla. (AP) - Two people have been arrested after more than 50 animals died in Florida house fire earlier this month.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 12:41:16 GMT2017-01-24T12:41:16ZATLANTA (AP) - There has been another dog attack in the same Atlanta neighborhood where a boy was killed by dogs last week.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 12:41:16 GMT2017-01-24T12:41:16ZATLANTA (AP) - Authorities say three men in their 20s have been killed after a shooting outside a drive-thru restaurant in Atlanta.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 12:41:15 GMT2017-01-24T12:41:15ZKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - An Afghan Defense Ministry official says the Taliban have launched nearly 19,000 attacks throughout the country in the last 10 months. By comparison the Afghan National Security Forces carried out roughly 700 counter-insurgency operations during the same period.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 12:21:13 GMT2017-01-24T12:21:13ZSUNRISE, Fla. (AP) - Police say a South Florida man stabbed his dog in the leg with a kitchen knife when it wouldn't stop barking.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 12:21:13 GMT2017-01-24T12:21:13ZBISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan (AP) - Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev has signed a decree increasing fines for swearing and drinking in public.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 12:19:49 GMT2017-01-24T12:19:49ZCOPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) - Police in Sweden say three men have been arrested on suspicion of being part a group rape that was streamed live on a closed Facebook group.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 12:17:24 GMT2017-01-24T12:17:24ZNEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Prosecutors in New Jersey say a New York man is in custody nearly four years after he was charged in what they call one of the largest credit card fraud schemes ever.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 04:27:04 GMT2017-01-24T04:27:04ZBANJUL, Gambia (AP) - Gambia's new vice president will be a female leader of the opposition coalition that helped bring new President Adama Barrow to power, a presidential spokesman announced Monday, as regional troops continued security sweeps to prepare for Barrow's return to the country he now rules.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 04:27:04 GMT2017-01-24T04:27:04ZFARINDOLA, Italy (AP) - Italian emergency crews pulled three wiggling, white sheepdog puppies out Monday from under tons of snow and rubble at an avalanche-struck hotel, lifting spirits even as the search for 20 people still missing dragged on five days after the disaster.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 23:18:08 GMT2017-01-23T23:18:08ZHOUSTON (AP) - A "good Samaritan" shot and wounded an armed robber at a San Antonio mall after another man was killed while confronting two people who had just held up a jewelry store, a police spokesman said Monday.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 22:54:06 GMT2017-01-23T22:54:06ZVIENNA (AP) - Austrian police urged Vienna residents Monday to be on heightened alert for suspicious objects and activities as they hunted for possible associates of a suspected Islamic radical who they say might have been planning a bomb attack.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 19:37:37 GMT2017-01-23T19:37:37ZALBANY, Ga. (AP) - Chuck Stafford was watching the Atlanta Falcons rout the Green Bay Packers for the NFC title when bad weather suddenly began to pound his mobile home in southern Georgia.