Tuesday, January 17, 2017

World

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 ...
Kyrgyz Emergency Ministry officials work among remains of a crashed Turkish Boeing 747 cargo plane at a residential area outside Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan Monday, Jan. 16, 2017. (AP Photo/Vladimir Voronin)

BY LEILA SARALAYEVA BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan (AP) — A Turkish cargo plane crashed Monday in a residential area just outside the main airport in Kyrgyzstan, destroying half of a village and ...
The advertising screens at Piccadilly Circus, central London, after they were switched off in preparation for redevelopment Monday Jan. 16, 2017. (Dominic Lipinski/PA via AP)

LONDON (AP) — The lights have gone out at Piccadilly Circus. The famous electronic advertising signboard in central London went dark Monday for several months of renovation. It’s the longest ...
People cross a bridge destroyed by Islamic State militants in a neighborhood recently liberated from Islamic State on the eastern side of Mosul, Iraq, Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017. (AP Photo/ Khalid Mohammed)

MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi special forces troops began battling Islamic State militants in two eastern Mosul neighborhoods Monday as they continued their push toward the Tigris River which divides ...
In this Jan. 11, 2017 file photo, President-elect Donald Trump speaks during a news conference in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

BY NOMAAN MERCHANT BEIJING (AP) — Responding to remarks by Donald Trump, China’s Foreign Ministry on Monday said the country’s “one-China principle” regarding Taiwan is not negotiable and any attempt ...
In this Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017 file photo Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting with Russian prosecutors in Moscow, Russia. (Alexei Druzhinin/Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP, File)

BY NATALIYA VASILYEVA MOSCOW (AP) — Suggestions by President-elect Donald Trump that sanctions against Russia could be lifted in exchange for a nuclear arms cut attracted a frosty reception in ...
In this Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016 file photo, President-elect Donald Trump speaks during a rally at the Giant Center, in Hershey, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

BY STEVE PEOPLES NEW YORK (AP) — Wading into foreign affairs days before his inauguration, President-elect Donald Trump said Britain’s decision to leave the European Union would “end up being ...
German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, right, talks with British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, left, and Luxembourg's Foreign Minister Jean Asselborn during an EU foreign ministers meeting at the EU Council in Brussels on Monday, Jan. 16, 2017. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)

BY KIRSTEN GRIESHABER and RAF CASERT BERLIN (AP) — European Union nations reacted with surprise and defiance Monday to comments made by President-elect Donald Trump, who said in an interview ...
In this Friday, Jan. 13, 2017 photo, workers unload bricks at a brick-making factory in Naypyitaw, Myanmar. (AP Photo/Aung Shine Oo, File)

BY PAN PYLAS DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The gap between the super-rich and the poorest half of the global population is starker than previously thought, with just eight men, from ...
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