Partner of artist colony leader sorry about deadly blaze
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) ? The longtime partner of the founder of a ramshackle Oakland artists' colony where dozens of people burned to death in a fire last month says she's sorry about what happened but is angry about what she called "pretty terrible" treatment by the media and ex-neighbors.
Roddick came up short at majors, but proud of longevity
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) ? Andy Roddick won the U.S. Open, reached the final of Wimbledon three times and was a fixture in the top 10 for much of his career. Still, he didn't think his induction in the International Tennis Hall of Fame was a sure thing.
UN Syria envoy says Astana talks 'not far from final declaration'
Astana (Kazakhstan) (AFP) - The UN envoy for Syria said Tuesday that a final declaration was close to being achieved at indirect talks between Syrian rebels and Damascus in the Kazakh capital of Astana.
Etihad Airways parent company says its CEO is leaving
Etihad Airways said on Tuesday that the CEO of its parent company, who led an aggressive multi-year buying spree that saw the Mideast carrier snap up stakes in airlines from Europe to Australia, is leaving. ...
In Gambia, relief turns to anger at ex-leader's soft landing
By Tim Cocks BANJUL (Reuters) - Even before the cheers to celebrate the end of Yahya Jammeh's brutal 22-year rule of Gambia died down, there was fury that he was being allowed to flee into luxurious exile. Trader Aji Jagne, 32, had chanted "we are free" until her voice was hoarse on Sunday but by the end of the day, less than 24 hours after Jammeh flew out of the country and into exile, her toothy grin had disappeared. If he ever sets foot in Gambia again, we shall take him to the ICC," she said, referring to the International Criminal Court, from which Jammeh had planned to withdraw before his December 1 electoral defeat.
Syrian rebels say no plan to sign communique at Astana talksASTANA (Reuters) - The Syrian rebel delegation has no plans to sign a communique at the Astana talks, its spokesman Yahya al-Aridi told reporters on Tuesday, the second day of indirect negotiations between the rebels and the Damascus government. (Reporting by Kinda Makieh; Writing by Olzhas Auyezov; editing by John Stonestreet)
Kyrgyz court confirms life sentence for journalist
NJ Transit warns riders to be prepared for crawling commuteNEWARK, N.J. (AP) ? New Jersey Transit officials warned riders to be prepared for a crowded, crawling Tuesday morning commute due to earlier weather-related damage.
Britain's Supreme Court set to rule on Brexit case
Diversity and 'La La Land' ready for their Oscar close-ups