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UK to 'play its part' against IS » Full Story
David Cameron says Britain is ready to "play its part" in fighting Islamic State, which he calls an "evil against which the whole world must unite".

UN aims to block jihadist recruits » Full Story
The UN Security Council orders states to block the flow of jihadists to Iraq and Syria, as US jets bomb Islamic State (IS) militants.

Hollande condemns Algeria beheading » Full Story
French President Francois Hollande condemns the beheading in Algeria of tourist Herve Gourdel by a jihadist group linked to Islamic State militants.

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Bloomberg Took Secret Path to a New Schools Chief » Full Story
The secrecy around Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg’s selection of Cathleen P. Black to run the city’s schools highlighted his faith in business leaders and dislike of public debate.

Tentative Deal in Iraq Keeps Maliki in Power » Full Story
Iraq’s leaders reached a tentative agreement to end an eight-month political impasse and return Nuri Kamal al-Maliki to power.

Wal-Mart Says ‘Try This On’: Free Shipping » Full Story
Starting Thursday, Wal-Mart plans to offer free shipping on its Web site, a move that may create an expectation among consumers and a threat to smaller retailers.

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Asian Stocks Mixed After US Government Shutdown » Full Story
Asian stock markets are mixed after global investors shrugged off the US government shutdown.

Kerber Pulls Through a Surprising Challenge, Faces Keys Next » Full Story
Angelique Kerber remains the only Grand Slam singles winner in the Australian Open women's draw, after surviving a frustrating fourth round.

Shutdown Extends Into Workweek, as Senate Talks Continue » Full Story
Shutdown continues into workweek, as Senate talks drag on.

Man Charged in Tennessee Student's Death Could Plead Guilty » Full Story
A man charged with kidnapping and killing a Tennessee nursing student could plead guilty in the case.

Foles, Eagles Fly Into Super Bowl, Rout Vikings 38-7 » Full Story
Foles, Eagles fly into Super Bowl by routing Vikings 38-7.

Among Rohingya, Refugee Squalor Can Seem Better Than Home » Full Story
With the first repatriations of Rohingya refugees back to Myanmar just days away, and more than 1 million living in squalid camps in Bangladesh, international aid workers, local officials and the refugees say preparations have barely begun.

S. Koreans Burn Kim's Photo as N. Korean Band Leader Passes » Full Story
Conservative activists attempted to burn a large photo of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as the head of the North's popular girl band passed by them at a Seoul railway station following a visit to potential Olympic performance venues.

Edwards to Unveil Worst-Case Scenario Louisiana Budget » Full Story
Gov. John Bel Edwards is readying to unveil his worst-case scenario budget, which assumes lawmakers will refuse to replace $1 billion in expiring sales taxes and force widespread slashing across state government.

The Latest: Trump Insists Immigration Talk Comes Later » Full Story
White House says Trump won't budge on demand that government reopen before immigration dealt with.

'This Is Us,' 'Veep' Casts Take Top SAG TV Series Awards » Full Story
"This Is Us" won the top drama series trophy at Sunday's Screen Actors Guild Awards, making up for the Emmy and Golden Globe honors that eluded it and taking a stand for broadcast network TV amid growing online competition.

Vietnam Jails Former Oil Execs in High-Profile Graft Case » Full Story
A former oil executive has been sentenced to life in prison and a former high-ranking Vietnamese government official has received a lengthy prison term in a major corruption case involving 22 defendants.

Eagles Fans Take to Streets to Celebrate After Team's Win » Full Story
Thousands of Philadelphia Eagles fans have taken to the streets to celebrate following their team's 38-7 win over the Minnesota Vikings in the NFC championship game.

Vietnam Sentences Former Official to 13 Years Jail Amid Corruption Crackdown: State Media » Full Story
HANOI (Reuters) - A court in Vietnam sentenced a former politburo member to 13 years in prison on Thursday for violating state regulations amid a...

In Tokyo Meeting, Officials Seek to Forge Ahead With TPP Even as Canada Wavers » Full Story
TOKYO (Reuters) - As trade officials gather in Tokyo this week to try and forge ahead with a trade pact that U.S. President Donald Trump abandoned...

Jon Rahm Outlasts Andrew Landry in CareerBuilder Playoff » Full Story
Jon Rahm beat Andrew Landry with a 12-foot birdie putt on the fourth hole of a playoff in the CareerBuilder Challenge.

Man Accused of Killing Teen in 1980 Set to Go on Trial » Full Story
A man accused of killing a teenager in Maine in 1980 in a cold case that vexed authorities for years is set to go on trial.

Preliminary Hearing Set for Man Charged in Hospital Shooting » Full Story
A preliminary hearing is set for a man accused of killing his mother in a New Hampshire hospital's intensive care unit.

Ohio Man Accused of Plotting US Attacks to Be Sentenced » Full Story
An Ohio man who admitted he plotted to kill military members in the U.S. after receiving training in Syria is again set to be sentenced after a short delay.

Ohio Man Accused of Plotting US Attacks to Be Sentenced » Full Story
An Ohio man who admitted he plotted to kill military members in the U.S. after receiving training in Syria is again set to be sentenced after a short delay.

Opening Statements to Begin in Pennsylvania Mayor's Trial » Full Story
Opening statements are scheduled to begin in the federal corruption trial of the mayor of Pennsylvania's third-largest city.

Jury Selection to Start in Trial of NY Governor's Ex-Aide » Full Story
A longtime aide to New York's governor is going on trial on charges he used his relationship with him to collect bribes from two companies doing business with the state.

Singapore Has to Face Tax Question as It Ages: Central Bank Head » Full Story
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singaporeans have to address the "existential" question of how to use taxes to support those less well off in society, the...

Complete List of Winners at 24th Annual SAG Awards » Full Story
List of winners at Sunday's Screen Actors Guild Awards, which honor the best performances in television and film.

'Three Billboards' Sweeps Female-Focused SAG Awards » Full Story
'Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri' sweeps female-focused SAG Awards.

Japanese Retail Investors Pull Out of Bear Fund as Nikkei Hits 26-Year Peak » Full Story
By Yoshiyuki OsadaTOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese retail investors are pulling out of a popular bear market fund as a rally in the benchmark Nikkei...

China Confident Economy Will Maintain Steady, Good Momentum in 2018: State Planner » Full Story
BEIJING (Reuters) - China is confident that its economy will maintain steady and good momentum in 2018, a spokesman for the country's state planner...

Morgan Freeman Accepts Life Achievement Honors at SAG Awards » Full Story
Actor Morgan Freeman accepted a lifetime achievement award Sunday from the Screen Actors Guild for his nearly four decades on screen.

Patriots Favored by 5-6 Points Over Eagles in Super Bowl » Full Story
Patriots open as 5-6 point favorite over Eagles in Super Bowl.

The Latest: Foles, Eagles Will Be Underdogs 1 More Time » Full Story
The Latest: Foles, Eagles will be underdogs one more time.

Not All South Koreans Are Happy About Unified Hockey Team » Full Story
South Koreans seem generally happy to see the North Koreans at their Olympics, but not on their own team.

Trust in U.S. Institutions Plunges in Trump's First Year » Full Story
By Noah BarkinDAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) - Trust in U.S. institutions, particularly the government, has plunged in President Donald Trump's first...

The Latest: 'Three Billboards' Cast Wins Drama SAG Award » Full Story
The Latest: 'Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri' wins SAG Award for best film ensemble.

Brady Leads Patriots Back to Super Bowl, Top Jaguars 24-20 » Full Story
Tom Brady threw a 4-yard touchdown pass to Danny Amendola with 2:48 remaining to rally the New England Patriots back to the Super Bowl.

3 Men Shot in Midtown Manhattan Near Macy's, No Arrests Made » Full Story
Three men have been shot and wounded in midtown Manhattan in an area that is traditionally buzzing with tourists near the Empire State Building and Macy's.

Bombing at Market in Southern Thailand Kills 3, Injures 18 » Full Story
Three people have been killed and 18 injured by a bombing in a market in southern Thailand.

The Latest: Gary Oldman Wins Best Film Actor SAG » Full Story
Gary Oldman is the winner of the Screen Actors Guild Award for best film actor for his role in "Darkest Hour".

Golden Knights Beat Hurricanes, Have Best Record in NHL » Full Story
James Neal and Jonathan Marchessault scored to help the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Carolina Hurricanes 5-1, giving the expansion franchise the best record in the NHL.

Women's Marches Organizers Hope to Keep Building Momentum » Full Story
Thousands of people poured into a football stadium in Las Vegas on the anniversary of women's marches around the world, capping off a weekend of global demonstrations that participants hope will continue building momentum for equality.

Weather Channel Co-Founder Dies; Doubted Climate Science » Full Story
John Coleman, who co-founded The Weather Channel and was the original meteorologist on ABC's 'Good Morning America' but later drew people's anger for his open skepticism of man-made climate change, has died at age 83.

The Latest: Freeman Accepts SAG Lifetime Achievement Award » Full Story
The Latest: Morgan Freeman accepts SAG lifetime achievement award, and points out a flaw he sees in the ceremony's statuette.

Rocket Launched in New Zealand Deploys Commercial Satellites » Full Story
A rocket launched from New Zealand has reached orbit carrying commercial satellites for earth imaging and weather and ship tracking.

Singapore Must Accept Slower Labor Growth: Central Bank Head » Full Story
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Slower rates of labor force growth in Singapore are unavoidable, the city-state's central bank head said on Monday, and any...

Landslide Pushes Colombian Bus Into Ravine, Killing at Least 13 » Full Story
BOGOTA (Reuters) - At least 13 people, including a newborn, were killed on Sunday when a landslide pushed a bus into a ravine in southwest Colombia...

Deportation Fears Have Legal Immigrants Avoiding Health Care » Full Story
Advocates for Latino immigrants say legal residents and U.S. citizens are avoiding care and treatment, fearing their information could be used to identify and deport relatives living in the country illegally.

The Latest: Nicole Kidman Wins TV Limited Series Actress SAG » Full Story
The Latest: Nicole Kidman wins SAG Award for best actress in a television miniseries or movie for 'Big Little Lies'.

The Latest: US Condemns Kabul Hotel Attack That Left 18 Dead » Full Story
Secretary of State Tillerson says the United States strongly condemns the militant siege of a hotel in Afghanistan's capital in which 18 died, most of them foreigners.

Sanofi Set to Buy Bioverativ for More Than $11.5 Billion: WSJ » Full Story
(Reuters) - Sanofi SA is close to a deal to take over U.S. drug maker Bioverativ Inc for more than $11.5 billion, the Wall Street Journal reported,...

Bomb in Market in Thailand's South Kills Three, Wounds 18: Security Official » Full Story
BANGKOK (Reuters) - A motorcycle bomb exploded in a market in Thailand's southern Yala province on Monday, killing three people and wounding 18, a...

The Latest: Skarsgard Wins SAG for Best TV Miniseries Actor » Full Story
The Latest: Alexander Skarsgard wins SAG Award for best actor in a TV miniseries or movie for 'Big Little Lies'.

Afghan Forces End Taliban Siege at Kabul Hotel; 18 Dead » Full Story
Security forces say they have killed the last of six Taliban militants to end an overnight siege at Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel that left at least 18 people dead, including 14 foreigners.

Toshiba Considering IPO for Memory Chip Unit: FT » Full Story
TOKYO (Reuters) - Toshiba Corp is considering an IPO of its prized memory chip business if an agreed $18 billion sale to a Bain Capital-led...

The Latest: 'Veep' Wins Comedy Ensemble SAG » Full Story
The Latest: 'Veep' wins comedy series Screen Actors Guild Award.

U.S. Commerce Department Sends Trump Aluminum Probe Findings: Officials » Full Story
By David LawderWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Commerce Department has sent President Donald Trump the results of its national security probe into...

Japan's Fiscal Target Pushed Back as Government Prioritizes Social Spending » Full Story
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan pushed back its projections for achieving a primary budget surplus by two years to the 2027 fiscal year on Monday,...

3 Men Shot in Midtown Manhattan Near Macy's, No Arrests Made » Full Story
Three men have been shot and wounded in midtown Manhattan in an area that is traditionally buzzing with tourists near the Empire State Building and Macy's.

Amazon to Debut Cashier-Less Store in Downtown Seattle » Full Story
More than a year after it introduced the concept, Amazon is opening its artificial intelligence-powered Amazon Go store in downtown Seattle on Monday.

China's Top Paper Says U.S. Forcing China to Accelerate South China Sea Deployments » Full Story
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's top newspaper, decrying Washington as a trouble-maker, said on Monday U.S. moves in the South China Sea like last...

Oil Rises as Saudi Arabia Says Producers Will Cooperate Beyond 2018 » Full Story
By Henning GloysteinSINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil prices climbed on Monday, pushed higher by comments from Saudi Arabia that cooperation between oil...

Global Stocks, Dollar Sag After U.S. Government Shutdown » Full Story
By Hideyuki SanoTOKYO (Reuters) - U.S. stock futures, Asian equities and the dollar pulled back slightly on Monday after the U.S. government was...

Officials Press on With Santa Fe River Trail Project » Full Story
The long-running restoration and trail project along the Santa Fe River is moving along.

Missile False Alarm Leads to Wake-Up Call for Maui County » Full Story
A false alarm of a missile threat made Maui County officials, businesses and organizations adjust their emergency procedures.

Fairbanks Program Offers Students More Class Options » Full Story
Students who are floundering or disenfranchised with high school are trying a new alternative.

Polls Show 'Stunning Reversal' in Mexican Views Toward US » Full Story
Mexican attitudes toward Americans have gone through a "stunning reversal" since the election of President Donald Trump, with the majority of Mexicans holding an unfavorable view of the U.S. for the first time ever.

Pope Francis Leaves Peru at End of Latin American Trip » Full Story
LIMA (Reuters) - Pope Francis departed Peru for Rome on Sunday, ending a trip to Latin America that also included neighboring Chile.The visit was...

Dollar Regains Footing After U.S. Government Shutdown, Higher Yields Support » Full Story
By Shinichi SaoshiroTOKYO (Reuters) - The dollar regained some footing on Monday after slipping earlier on a U.S. government shutdown, supported by...

GOP Legislators Ask Altered North Carolina Maps Be Delayed » Full Story
North Carolina Republican legislative leaders want a three-judge panel to act quickly on their request to delay a ruling directing altered House and Senate districts be used in this year's elections.

Icahn, Deason Call on Xerox to Explore Options, Including Sale: WSJ » Full Story
(Reuters) - Hedge fund investor Carl Icahn and another major owner of Xerox Corp stock, Darwin Deason, are pushing the digital print technology...

Senator Durbin: Leadership Discussing Path to Immigration Vote » Full Story
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic Senator Dick Durbin said on Sunday that Senate leaders were discussing a "path" to a vote to provide legal...

Without NHL Players, Olympic Tournament Is 'Wide Open' » Full Story
The first Olympic men's hockey tournament without NHL players since 1994 is wide open.

Droves Fill Pope's Final Mass in Restive Latin America Trip » Full Story
More than 1 million people have turned out for Pope Francis' final Mass in Peru, giving him a warm and heartfelt farewell that's a sharp contrast with the outcry he caused in neighboring Chile by accusing sex abuse victims of slandering a bishop.

US Hockey GM Dies Unexpectedly at Colorado Springs Home » Full Story
Jim Johannson, the general manager of the U.S. Olympic men's hockey team, dies unexpectedly.

Train Hits Barrier in Sydney, at Least 15 Hurt: Australian Ambulance Official » Full Story
SYDNEY (Reuters) - At least 15 people were injured on Monday when a train crashed into a barrier in the northwest of Sydney, Australia's largest...

The Latest: Pope Departs Peru, Concluding South America Trip » Full Story
Pope Francis is heading back to Rome after a weeklong South America trip marred by violence and fallout from a clerical sex abuse scandal.

Saudi-Led Coalition to Give $1.5 Billion in Yemen Aid, Expand Port Capacity » Full Story
By Stephen KalinRIYADH (Reuters) - A military coalition led by Saudi Arabia said on Monday it would commit $1.5 billion in new humanitarian aid for...

Merkel Readies for Intense German Coalition Talks After Tight SPD Vote » Full Story
By Madeline ChambersBERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives start preparing for formal coalition talks with the Social...

The Latest: TV Meteorologist Behind the Weather Channel Dies » Full Story
Broadcaster John Coleman, who co-founded The Weather Channel but later drew anger from people for his open distrust of climate change, dies in Las Vegas at age 83.

Roadway Fatalities in Utah Decreased in 2017 » Full Story
The 273 deaths on Utah roadways in 2017 marked a slight decrease from the year before but it was still higher than the yearly average of 239 fatalities between 2009 and 2014.

Exclusive: Philadelphia Energy Solutions to File for Bankruptcy - Memo » Full Story
By Jessica DiNapoli and Jarrett Renshaw(Reuters) - Philadelphia Energy Solutions LLC, the owner of the largest U.S. East Coast oil refining complex...

Factbox: Impact of the U.S. Government Shutdown » Full Story
(Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers struggled on Sunday to reach a breakthrough during the second day of a government shutdown.If Republicans and Democrats...

Police Say Car Hits 5 Boys After Driver Has Medical Issue » Full Story
Five boys are recovering after a car struck the group while they were walking in the St. Louis area.

Chile Praises China's 'Constructive Role' at Latin American Forum » Full Story
By Felipe IturrietaSANTIAGO (Reuters) - Chile's foreign minister welcomed Chinese representatives to a meeting with Latin American and Caribbean...

The Latest: Cher Tells Marchers to Use Their Voice and Vote » Full Story
Singer and actress Cher is urging thousands of people at a Las Vegas women's march and rally to make themselves heard at the polls.

Major Highway Reopened as California Mudslides Toll Climbs to 21 » Full Story
By Chris Kenning(Reuters) - California's iconic Highway 101 in Santa Barbara reopened on Sunday nearly two weeks after it was covered with 12 feet...

People in Path of Winter Storm Urged to Prepare for Snow » Full Story
Forecasters expect a major winter storm to dump snow on most of Nebraska and parts of Iowa and Kansas, and the storm could make travel difficult.

Republican Senator Flake Says He Hopes Agreement Soon to End Government Shutdown » Full Story
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senator Jeff Flake, Republican of Arizona, said on Sunday that he hoped Democratic and Republican party leaders would "agree...

High-Ranking U.S. Senate Republican Says He Is Hopeful Federal Shutdown to End » Full Story
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senator John Thune, a member of the Senate's Republican leadership team, said on Sunday he was hopeful of a deal being...

Hawaii Native Looks to Bring Music Program to Island » Full Story
Christopher Yick is determined to bring a music program to his native state of Hawaii.

U.S. Stock Index Futures Dip After Government Shutdown Continues » Full Story
(Reuters) - Stock investors gave a muted reaction to the second day of a U.S. government shutdown on Sunday, with U.S. stock index futures dipping...

Bill Calls for Inspection of All Baltimore Rental Properties » Full Story
A proposal to go before Baltimore's City Council this week calls for mandatory licensing and inspection of all residential rental properties in the city.

No Texas Probes Involving California Torture Suspects » Full Story
An official in Texas says authorities there had no reports involving the couple charged in California with shackling and starving 12 of their 13 children.

Despite Shutdown, Troops Get Football, Lady Liberty to Open » Full Story
US government shutdown amid congressional dispute over spending and immigration closes scores of federal agencies, triggers furloughs for Air Force civilian employees but won't keep Lady Liberty shackled.

Ski Lift: North Korea May Capitalize on Joint Olympics Training Visit » Full Story
By Hyonhee ShinSEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's offer to send athletes to a North Korean ski resort for joint training ahead of next month's...

Japan Manufacturers' Mood Jumps to 11-Year High: Reuters Tankan » Full Story
By Tetsushi Kajimoto and Izumi NakagawaTOKYO (Reuters) - Confidence among Japanese manufacturers jumped in January to an 11-year high, the Reuters...

Facebook to Open Digital Training Hubs in Europe » Full Story
By Julia FiorettiBRUSSELS (Reuters) - Facebook said on Monday it will open three new centers in Europe to train people in digital skills and...

Greeks Rally Over Name Dispute With Neighbor Macedonia » Full Story
Tens of thousands of flag-waving Greeks gather in northern city of Thessaloniki to demand Macedonia change its name because it's also the name of the Greek province of which Thessaloniki is the capital.

Pence Accuses Congress of Playing Politics With Military Pay » Full Story
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence is blasting Congress for playing politics with military pay, telling U.S. soldiers stationed in the Middle East that the Trump administration would "demand that they reopen the government.".

Sangamon County Jail Increases Inmate Mental Health Services » Full Story
A Springfield-area jail will increase mental health services offered to inmates.

Meadow, Forest Sites Designated New Indiana Nature Preserves » Full Story
A meadow area in heavily industrialized northwestern Indiana and a forest tract in rural southern Indiana have been designated as the state's newest nature preserves.

Menswear a Wrap in Paris With Colorful Kenzo, Urban Lanvin » Full Story
Lanvin and Paul Smith cap masculine and utilitarian menswear season in Paris as design veteran Hedi Slimane was named the new creative chief at Celine.

Panel Wants Stepped-Up Fight Against Deadly Deer Illness » Full Story
An advisory panel is calling for stepped-up efforts to prevent the spread of a deadly disease among Michigan deer.

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On The Anniversary Of Trump's Inauguration, The Government Is Shut Down » Full Story

On The Anniversary Of Trump's Inauguration, The Government Is Shut DownWASHINGTON ― One year ago, Donald Trump stood at the U.S. Capitol and took his place as the nation’s 45th president. One of Trump’s major selling points during the campaign was his ability to make deals.

Anti-Abortion Harassment Goes Way Beyond Picketing Clinics » Full Story

Anti-Abortion Harassment Goes Way Beyond Picketing Clinics“Can I pray for you?” a woman asked after I shared my abortion story at the Women’s March Convention in Detroit last year.

Canadian billionaire and his wife were murdered, private investigators say » Full Story

Canadian billionaire and his wife were murdered, private investigators sayA billionaire and his wife found dead side-by-side were both murdered, a report by private investigators has said.

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