Tuesday, January 17, 2017

All posts by "Associated Press"

Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman (25) tackles Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones (11) during the second half of an NFL football divisional football game, Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said on his radio show Monday morning that cornerback Richard Sherman played the second half of the season with an MCL ...
President Barack Obama holds up a personalized Chicago Cubs baseball jersey presented to him by Anthony Rizzo, right, during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, where the president honored the 2016 World Series Champion baseball team. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

BY DARLENE SUPERVILLE WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is celebrating the World Series champion Chicago Cubs before he leaves office. On what usually is a sleepy federal holiday at ...
A worker sits by a billboard depicting the Central Business District under construction in Beijing, China, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

BY JOE McDONALD BEIJING (AP) — The International Monetary Fund on Monday raised its growth forecast for China but warned that rising debt which has prompted concern about the country’s ...
Ulster Unionist Party leader Mike Nesbitt speaks to the media at Stormont, Belfast, Northern Ireland, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)

BY SHAWN POGATCHNIK DUBLIN (AP) — Northern Ireland’s shattered unity government will be dissolved next week to make way for an early election demanded by the coalition’s main Irish Catholic ...
In a Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016 file photo, Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau holds a press conference at the National Press Theatre in Ottawa, Ontario. (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press via AP, File)

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Canada’s ethics commissioner said Monday she is launching an investigation into Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s recent family holiday at the Aga Khan’s private island in the ...
Villanova guard Donte DiVincenzo (10) and St. John's guard Shamorie Ponds, left, reach for a loose ball during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017, at Madison Square Garden in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

BY DAVE SKRETTA LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Villanova coach Jay Wright admitted after falling from the top spot in The Associated Press college basketball poll that he would rather his ...
Switzerland's Roger Federer wipes the sweat from his face during his first round match against Austria's Jurgen Melzer at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

BY JOHN PYE MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Roger Federer shanked a few shots and was unsettled by how nervous he felt after six months on the sidelines, despite the familiar ...
In this Sept. 29, 2016, file photo, Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Danny Duffy delivers to a Minnesota Twins batter during the first inning of a baseball game at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner, File)

BY DAVE SKRETTA KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Perhaps the Royals and Danny Duffy thought Kansas City sports fans could use some good news. The team announced a $65 million, ...
In this Nov. 19, 2016 file photo, President-elect Donald Trump stands with Education Secretary-designate Betsy DeVos in Bedminster, New Jersey. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

BY MARIA DANILOVA WASHINGTON (AP) — Charter school advocate Betsy DeVos is widely expected to push for expanding school choice programs if confirmed as education secretary, prompting pushback from teachers ...
In this June 12, 2016 file photo, law enforcement officials work at the Pulse gay nightclub in Orlando, Fla., following the a mass shooting. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)

BY ERIC TUCKER WASHINGTON (AP) — The wife of the Orlando nightclub shooter, who was extensively questioned by federal agents in the days after the massacre, was arrested by the ...
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