Gambia leader, pressured to go, declares state of emergency
Official: Nigeria mistakenly bombs camp, kills more than 100
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) ? A Nigerian air force fighter jet on a mission against Boko Haram extremists mistakenly bombed a refugee camp on Tuesday, killing more than 100 refugees and aid workers, a Borno state official said.
Anti-death penalty protesters arrested outside Supreme CourtWASHINGTON (AP) ? A Supreme Court spokeswoman says 18 demonstrators have been arrested outside the court during a protest against the death penalty.
At Davos, retreat of globalisation stokes fears for poor nations
In 2014, Arnold Kamler, CEO of New Jersey-based Kent International, took a big step: he resumed making bicycles in the United States, 23 years after uprooting production to China. For business and political leaders gathered in the Swiss Alps town of Davos for this year's World Economic Forum, Kamler's experience - part of a process Morgan Stanley once dubbed the "re-industrialization" of America - is a cause for some anxiety. If a mix of accelerating automation and trade protectionism is the defining economic climate of the moment, globalisation may well be in decline, and developing nations that failed to capitalize on the past two decades of economic integration - notably those in Africa - may have missed the boat altogether.
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'The Jackal' holds on to close on Vendee glory
Alex Thomson nibbled away again at Armel "The Jackal" Le Cleac'h's lead in the Vendee Globe solo round the world race on Tuesday but was running desperately low on time to overhaul the Frenchman. Thomson, looking to become the first Briton to win the gruelling race in its 27-year history, has been shaving down his rival's lead in recent days, during which he even set a 24-hour speed record for distance covered in a single hulled yacht. With the wind having dropped, the Frenchman was still under pressure to keep the dogged Thomson in his Hugo Boss vessel at bay as they steered towards the English Channel, where northeasterly winds await.
Boeing CEO sees 'near term' plane deal after Trump meeting
Boeing Co's chief executive said on Tuesday that he and President-elect Donald Trump "made progress" on lowering the cost of the Air Force One presidential aircraft fleet and on a potential sale of Boeing fighter aircraft, and suggesting a deal could be struck soon. Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg's visit to Trump Tower on Tuesday marked another step in Trump's efforts to use his bully pulpit to cut better deals with defense contractors.
Factbox: Trump meets with Boeing chief, others(Reuters) - U.S. President-elect Donald Trump continued to hold meetings in New York on Tuesday, before taking over the White House from President Barack Obama on Friday. The following is a list of confirmed meetings for Tuesday, according to Trump's transition team: AINSLEY EARHARDT * Fox News Channel journalist, co-host of "Fox and Friends," for interview ANDREW NAPOLITANO * Legal analyst for Fox News, former New Jersey Superior court judge DENNIS A. ...
60-year-old gorilla, 1st to be born in a zoo, dies in Ohio
The world's first gorilla born in a zoo, a female named Colo who became the oldest known living gorilla in the U.S., has died at age 60, the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium said Tuesday. Colo died in her sleep ...
Artwork depicting Ferguson removed from Capitol display