The Latest: 89th annual Oscar nominations are announced
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.
Johnson & Johnson cautious in outlook, shops diabetes care
The Latest: Syria will continue offensive near capital
Cab driver praises John Elway, then learns he's driving him
WASHINGTON (AP) ? A cab driver in Washington got a surprise after mentioning to a group of passengers that John Elway was his all-time favorite quarterback and then learning that Elway was riding in the backseat.
Japan's military launches first communications satellite
TOKYO (AP) ? Japan successfully launched its first military communications satellite Tuesday that is designed to upgrade its network in the face of China's increasingly assertive maritime activity and North Korea's missile threat.
HSBC to close 117 branches in Britain, cut 380 jobs
HSBC said on Tuesday it plans to close 117 branches this year and will cut 380 roles in Britain to try to reduce costs. The bank said about 180 jobs will be eliminated in the final round of branch network cuts, marking the end of its restructuring programme in Britain. "Today is a dark day for hundreds of HSBC staff," said Dominic Hook, a national officer at the Unite union.