New Year nightclub attacker caught in Istanbul: Turkish media reports
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - The gunman who killed 39 people in an Istanbul nightclub on New Year's Day has been caught in the city's Esenyurt district, the Hurriyet newspaper website and other media reports said on Tuesday. Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the attack, saying it was revenge for Turkish military involvement in Syria. (Writing by Daren Butler; Editing by Kevin Liffey)
Asked about sterling fall, BoE's Carney says it moves up and downBank of England Governor Mark Carney declined on Monday to say if the central bank would respond to the sharp fall in the pound, saying only that the value of sterling goes up and down. "The best I can say is that the value of the pound will go up and down," Carney said, after being asked a question about the outlook for the currency after delivering a speech at the London School of Economics. Carney also repeated his view that leaving the European Union has the potential to reinforce existing risks facing Britain's economy.
Gene Cernan, last astronaut on the moon, dies at 82
Eugene Cernan, last man to walk on moon, dead at 82
US astronaut Eugene Cernan, the last man to set foot on the moon, died Monday at age 82, NASA announced. Cernan was the spacecraft commander of Apollo 17 -- his third space flight and the last scheduled US manned mission to the moon -- in December 1972. "We are saddened by the loss of retired NASA astronaut Gene Cernan, the last man to walk on the moon," the United States space agency said on Twitter.
Villanova back to No. 1 in AP poll, leapfrogging Kansas
Syria rebel factions to attend Russia, Turkey-backed talks
BEIRUT (AP) ? Representatives of some Syrian rebel groups said Monday they will attend talks sponsored by Russia and Turkey scheduled later this month, despite mounting violations of a cease-fire across the war-ravaged country.
AP source: Phillies, Saunders agree to $9M, 1-year deal
Officials: FBI arrests widow of Orlando nightclub shooter
WASHINGTON (AP) ? The wife of the Orlando nightclub shooter, who was extensively questioned by federal agents in the days after the massacre, has been arrested by the FBI on in connection with the attack, authorities said Monday.
Obama celebrates World Series champion Chicago Cubs
President Barack Obama welcomed the Chicago Cubs to the White House on Monday to celebrate their World Series win and speak to the power of sports to unite a divided nation. "Throughout our history, ...
Falcons: Julio Jones will be ready to go in NFC championship
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) ? Atlanta Falcons coach Dan Quinn says All-Pro receiver Julio Jones will play in the NFC championship game despite a lingering foot injury that limited him during a divisional-round victory over Seattle.