U.S. arrests wife of gunman who killed 49 at Orlando nightclub
U.S. authorities have arrested the wife of the gunman who killed 49 people at an Orlando gay nightclub last year, a massacre that intensified fears about attacks against Americans inspired by the Islamic State, the U.S. attorney general said on Monday. The arrest of Noor Salman came seven months after her husband Omar Mateen went on the rampage and was killed by police while holed up in the Florida club. "Certainly I can confirm that an arrest did occur in this case," Attorney General Loretta Lynch told MSNBC after reports in the New York Times and other media outlets.
Northern Ireland unity government crumbles, faces March vote
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 party, the secretary of state for the British territory announced Monday.
Italy says tests show Fiat 500X cars meet emissions rulesROME (AP) ? The Italian transportation ministry says its tests show that Fiat 500X cars meet emissions rules, despite German contentions that the cars contain so-called defeat devices meant to cheat emissions tests.
Obama celebrates World Series champion Chicago Cubs
President Barack Obama is celebrating the World Series champion Chicago Cubs before he leaves office. On what usually is a sleepy federal holiday at the White House, Cubs players filed into the White House ...
Ivory Coast stumbles, another big team held at African Cup
OYEM, Gabon (AP) ? Ivory Coast's Europe-based stars stumbled in the heat of northern Gabon in its African Cup of Nations opener, with the defending champion held by Togo to 0-0 on Monday in another twist to start the tournament.
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UN report says numerous abuses have occurred in South SudanKAMPALA, Uganda (AP) ? South Sudanese government and opposition soldiers "blatantly ignored" international law during clashes in July that killed hundreds of people, according to a United Nations human rights investigation.
Wife of Orlando nightclub shooter arrested by FBI
The wife of Orlando nightclub shooter Omar Mateen was arrested by the FBI on Monday at her home in California, a law enforcement official said, following questions over whether she was aware of his plans to carry out the attack. Mateen gunned down 49 people at the Pulse gay nightclub on June 12, 2016, in the deadliest mass shooting in US history. Mateen, whose parents had immigrated from Afghanistan, had apparently become radicalized after watching online jihadist propaganda.
Ice threat lingers for some Midwest states
Royals, Duffy agree to $65M, 5-year contractKANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) ? The Royals and Danny Duffy have agreed to a $65 million, five-year contract that will keep the popular left-hander in Kansas City.