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Published: Tue, 24 Jan 2017 14:30:12 GMT2017-01-24T14:30:12Z

 



If Trump ends America's world leadership, who will step up?

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 14:30:12 GMT2017-01-24T14:30:12Z

WASHINGTON (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.



Man arrested after discovery of $20M cash held without bail

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 14:28:30 GMT2017-01-24T14:28:30Z

BOSTON (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.



10-year-old boy drives to store, speeds away in police chase

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 14:27:02 GMT2017-01-24T14:27:02Z

FOSTORIA, 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.



EU to Trump: Trade barriers, building walls 'doomed to fail'

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 14:26:42 GMT2017-01-24T14:26:42Z

BRUSSELS (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.



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

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 13:27:21 GMT2017-01-24T13:27:21Z

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.



Iraqi forces battle Islamic State in pocket of eastern Mosul

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 12:45:16 GMT2017-01-24T12:45:16Z

MOSUL, 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.



Egypt's el-Sissi says he is alarmed by high divorce rates

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 12:41:16 GMT2017-01-24T12:41:16Z

CAIRO (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.



2 arrested in house fire that killed more than 50 pets

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 12:41:16 GMT2017-01-24T12:41:16Z

MERRITT ISLAND, Fla. (AP) - Two people have been arrested after more than 50 animals died in Florida house fire earlier this month.



Man attacked, injured by dogs near where boy was killed

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 12:41:16 GMT2017-01-24T12:41:16Z

ATLANTA (AP) - There has been another dog attack in the same Atlanta neighborhood where a boy was killed by dogs last week.



3 dead after shooting outside Atlanta drive-thru restaurant

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 12:41:16 GMT2017-01-24T12:41:16Z

ATLANTA (AP) - Authorities say three men in their 20s have been killed after a shooting outside a drive-thru restaurant in Atlanta.



Official: Taliban launch nearly 19,000 attacks in 10 months

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 12:41:15 GMT2017-01-24T12:41:15Z

KABUL, 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.



Police: Florida man stabbed dog that wouldn't stop barking

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 12:21:13 GMT2017-01-24T12:21:13Z

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) - Police say a South Florida man stabbed his dog in the leg with a kitchen knife when it wouldn't stop barking.



Kyrgyzstan hikes fines for public drinking, swearing

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 12:21:13 GMT2017-01-24T12:21:13Z

BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan (AP) - Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev has signed a decree increasing fines for swearing and drinking in public.



Police in Sweden probe rape reportedly aired on Facebook

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 12:19:49 GMT2017-01-24T12:19:49Z

COPENHAGEN, 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.



Fugitive arrested in major credit card fraud case

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 12:17:24 GMT2017-01-24T12:17:24Z

NEWARK, 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.



Gambia's new president, still in Senegal, names female VP

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 04:27:04 GMT2017-01-24T04:27:04Z

BANJUL, 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.



3 dogs give avalanche rescuers hope but 20 people missing

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 04:27:04 GMT2017-01-24T04:27:04Z

FARINDOLA, 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.



Police: 'Good Samaritan' shot robber who had killed man

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 23:18:08 GMT2017-01-23T23:18:08Z

HOUSTON (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.



Austrian official: suspect potentially dangerous radical

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 22:54:06 GMT2017-01-23T22:54:06Z

VIENNA (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.



Deep South picks up pieces after tornadoes leave 19 dead

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 19:37:37 GMT2017-01-23T19:37:37Z

ALBANY, 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.