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Emoluments, executive orders _ a Trump glossary
It's the first full work week for the Trump administration, and the talk is all about emoluments, executive orders, a border tax, TPP and much more. If you're rusty on some of those terms, grab this glossary ...
Oscars go gaga for 'La La Land' with record-tying 14 nods
Dollar steadies after stumble, Brexit ruling saps sterling
By Marc Jones LONDON (Reuters) - The dollar and world stocks tip-toed higher on Tuesday, as signs of a revival of worldwide economic activity helped ease some of the caution triggered in recent days by U.S. President Donald Trump's focus on protectionism over fiscal stimulus. Sentiment had taken a knock on Monday when U.S. Treasury Secretary nominee Steven Mnuchin told senators that he would work to combat currency manipulation but would not give a clear answer on whether he thought China was manipulating its yuan.
Israel approves 2,500 West Bank settlement homes, signaling new approach under TrumpJERUSALEM (AP) ? Israel approves 2,500 West Bank settlement homes, signaling new approach under Trump.
Oscar organizers begin announcing nominees for Academy Awards
Bengals' Jones issues apology after police release videoCINCINNATI (AP) ? Cincinnati Bengals player Adam "Pacman" Jones is apologizing through his attorneys after Cincinnati police released video showing his raucous, often-vulgar reaction to his latest arrest.
UK government loses Brexit case, must consult Parliament
LONDON (AP) ? Britain's government must get parliamentary approval before starting the process of leaving the European Union, the Supreme Court ruled Tuesday, potentially delaying Prime Minister Theresa May's plans to trigger exit negotiations by the end of March.
Italy avalanche toll at 15 as helicopter crash adds to pain
The death toll from an avalanche that swamped an Italian mountain hotel rose to 15 Tuesday, with 14 still missing, as a nearby helicopter crash dealt another blow to a region reeling from earthquakes and the heaviest snowfall in decades. The emergency response helicopter, which had six people onboard, came down near Campo Felice, a popular ski resort 120km (75 miles) east of Rome, during the evacuation of an injured skier. "The area where it came down is hard to access at the best of times, and thick fog is making it even more difficult," a police spokesman told AFP.