Deadly storms track across U.S. South, triggering tornadosStorms sweeping through southwest Georgia overnight left 11 people dead and 23 injured, WXIA-TV in Atlanta reported, citing the Georgia Emergency Management Agency. The dangerous system prompted U.S. weather forecasters to issue a rare, "high risk" warning of severe storms threatening parts of southern Georgia, north Florida and Alabama on Sunday. The last time the National Weather Service?s Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Oklahoma issued its highest risk warning for tornados was April 2014, lead forecaster Rich Thompson said in a telephone interview.
Israel pushes ahead with settlements as Trump takes office
JERUSALEM (AP) ? The municipality of Jerusalem granted final approval Sunday for the construction of hundreds of new homes in east Jerusalem, while a hard-line Cabinet minister pushed the government to annex a major West Bank settlement as emboldened Israeli nationalists welcomed the presidency of Donald Trump.
The Latest: Southeast US braces for more tornadoes, stormsATLANTA (AP) ? The Latest on severe weather gusting through the southeastern U.S. (all times local):
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Syrian rebels meet in Kazakhstan ahead of talksASTANA, Kazakhstan (AP) ? Syrian rebel delegates huddled in Kazakhstan Sunday ahead of talks with government representatives scheduled to begin Monday, the first such negotiations between the two sides in a year. At the top of the agenda is an effort to consolidate a fragile cease-fire agreement reached last month and ease humanitarian suffering in the war-ravaged country.
Hirscher beats Britain's Ryding to win World Cup slalom
British leader to meet with Trump to discuss trade, NATO
LONDON (AP) ? British Prime Minister Theresa May said Sunday she plans to discuss free trade and the importance of the NATO military alliance when she becomes the first foreign leader to meet with U.S. President Donald Trump in Washington.
11 people killed in Georgia following severe weatherATLANTA (AP) ? A powerful tornado ripped through a mobile home park in south Georgia early Sunday, destroying half of its structures and killing seven people. Another four people died in neighboring counties, bringing the weekend death toll from severe weather in the southeastern U.S. to 15.
Missile failure off Florida? British leader won't say
LONDON (AP) ? The British government is being accused of concealing the failure of an unarmed ballistic missile launch ahead of a debate in Parliament over whether to refurbish the country's aging Trident nuclear launching system.
West African troops enter The Gambia to secure Barrow's return
West African troops entered The Gambia Sunday to secure President Adama Barrow's arrival from neighbouring Senegal, as controversy erupted over the assurances offered to Yahya Jammeh to guarantee his exit. Jammeh flew out of The Gambia on Saturday, ending 22 years at the helm of the tiny west African nation, and landed in Equatorial Guinea a few hours later where he is expected to settle with his family.