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  • China swings back at golf, shutting down 111 courses

    1 minute ago

    (AP) BEIJING (AP) — China has launched a renewed crackdown on golf, closing 111 courses and telling members of the ruling Communist Party to stay off the links in an effort to conserve water and land. The state-run Xinhua News Agency ...

  • Trump staff, properties face terror risk with presidency

    19 minutes ago

    (AP) DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Businesses around the world bearing U.S. President Donald Trump's name face an increased risk now that he is in the White House, security experts warn, especially as several are in areas previously targeted by ...

  • Search teams find 4 more bodies in Tehran building collapse

    51 minutes ago

    (AP) TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's official news agency says search teams have found four more bodies of victims from last week's deadly building collapse in Tehran. IRNA's report on Monday quotes Jalal Maleki, spokesman for the fire department, as saying ...

  • What mackerel and a volcano can tell us about climate change

    1 hour, 5 minutes ago

    (AP) PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A group of researchers say an Indonesian volcano eruption, a centuries-old weather disaster and a surge in the consumption of mackerel could inform present-day scientists about today's era of climate change. Scientists with the University of ...

  • US lawmakers call for action on Venezuela food corruption

    1 hour, 28 minutes ago

    (AP) CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan officials may face U.S. sanctions for profiting from food shortages that have exacerbated hunger in the South American country. The calls by members of Congress on both sides of the aisle come in response to ...

  • Judge to hear pretrial matters in police shooting case

    1 hour, 28 minutes ago

    (AP) CINCINNATI (AP) — The judge who will preside over the murder retrial of a former University of Cincinnati police officer will go over pretrial issues in the first hearing in the case since the prosecution revised its team. Hamilton County ...

  • Prosecutor wants school shooting case moved to adult court

    1 hour, 29 minutes ago

    (AP) URBANA, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio prosecutor says he will ask that a school shooting case be moved to the adult criminal justice system. Authorities say a 17-year-old shooter fired a 12-gauge shotgun in the Friday morning attack at a ...

  • Father, son accused of abusing teen to be own attorneys

    1 hour, 30 minutes ago

    (AP) TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A father and son in Ohio who are accused of imprisoning and raping a teenage relative in their basement will serve as their own attorneys. Their trial is scheduled to begin Monday in Toledo. Timothy Ciboro ...

  • Today in History

    1 hour, 31 minutes ago

    (AP) Today in History Today is Monday, Jan. 23, the 23rd day of 2017. There are 342 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Jan. 23, 1933, the 20th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, the so-called "Lame Duck ...

  • Panel to issue report supporting Emperor abdication

    1 hour, 33 minutes ago

    (AP) TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese government panel studying a possible abdication of Emperor Akihito is set to release an interim report that supports enacting special legislation that is applicable only to him. The six-member panel is looking at how to ...

  • Le'Veon Bell was hurt heading into AFC championship game

    2 hours, 34 minutes ago

    (AP) FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Steelers star running back Le'Veon Bell was bothered by a groin injury even before he was forced to leave the AFC championship game in the second quarter of Pittsburgh's 36-17 loss to New England. Bell had ...

  • Forsberg scores 2 in 3rd period, Predators beat Wild 4-2

    2 hours, 38 minutes ago

    (AP) ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Filip Forsberg scored twice, including the tiebreaking goal in the third, and the Nashville Predators rallied from two goals down to beat the Minnesota Wild 4-2 Sunday night. Forsberg took a pretty feed from Ryan ...

  • Predators-Wild Sums

    2 hours, 40 minutes ago

    (AP) Nashville 0 1 3—4 Minnesota 2 0 0—2 First Period_1, Minnesota, Granlund 11 (Zucker, Schroeder), 2:18. 2, Minnesota, Pominville 7 (Suter, Haula), 7:31. Penalties_Scandella, MIN, (cross checking), 9:24. Second Period_3, Nashville, Neal 16 (Weber, Ribeiro), 2:25. Penalties_Neal, NSH, (interference), 5:19; ...

  • Asian shares mixed after Trump inauguration, dollar weakens

    2 hours, 41 minutes ago

    (AP) BEIJING (AP) — Japanese stocks tumbled while Chinese markets gained Monday after Donald Trump took office as U.S. president and promised "American first" policies, adding to concerns about the threat of protectionism. KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.9 ...

  • MH370 search crews return to port after fruitless hunt ends

    2 hours, 56 minutes ago

    (AP) SYDNEY (AP) — The ship involved in the recently halted hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has returned to port in western Australia for the final time. Officials from Malaysia, Australia and China gathered in Perth on Monday to thank ...

  • Canucks-Blackhawks Sums

    3 hours, 1 minute ago

    (AP) Vancouver 0 0 2—2 Chicago 2 0 2—4 First Period_1, Chicago, Panik 11 (Campbell, Toews), 14:27. 2, Chicago, Kane 15 (Toews), 17:30. Penalties_None. Second Period_None. Penalties_Van riemsdyk, CHI, (high sticking), 9:42; Edler, VAN, (slashing), 13:22; Keith, CHI, (hooking), 15:33. Third ...

  • Bookies make Patriots a 3-point pick with record over/under

    3 hours, 2 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Oddsmakers like the New England Patriots by a field goal over the Atlanta Falcons in what experts think will be a high-scoring Super Bowl. Most are also expecting an offensive showdown, with an over/under of 59 ...

  • Toews' late goal leads Blackhawks past Canucks.

    3 hours, 2 minutes ago

    (AP) CHICAGO (AP) — Jonathan Toews scored the tiebreaking goal with 1:18 remaining and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Vancouver Canucks 4-2 on Sunday night for their third straight victory. Toews, who also had three assists, connected from the left circle ...

  • Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

    3 hours, 4 minutes ago

    (AP) BANGKOK (AP) — A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for global commerce and rich in fish and ...

  • Super Bowl will pit Brady's Patriots against Ryan's Falcons

    3 hours, 10 minutes ago

    (AP) A season that began with Tom Brady serving a four-game suspension will end with him in the Super Bowl, where his New England Patriots will take on Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons. While much of the attention between now ...

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