Minnesota Gov. Dayton, 69, collapses during speech
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) ? Gov. Mark Dayton collapsed while delivering his State of the State speech on Monday, striking his head on a lectern. The 69-year-old Democrat was helped into a back room and appeared to be conscious, and two colleagues said he appeared to be OK.
Rays trade 2B Forsythe to Dodgers for De Leon, add TollesonST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) ? The Tampa Bay Rays have traded a key component of their offense for a young pitcher the budget-minded franchise believes can help it re-emerge as a playoff contender.
Smith, NC State stun No. 17 Duke 84-82
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Trump in Asia: Region poised for change as new era dawns
People across Asia are poised for a potentially dramatic change in relations with Washington under President Donald Trump after decades with the United States as a major military and economic presence. ...
Senate confirms Trump's pick to run the CIA
WASHINGTON (AP) ? The Senate on Monday confirmed President Donald Trump's nominee to run the CIA despite some Democratic objections that Rep. Mike Pompeo has been less than transparent about his positions on torture, surveillance and Russia's meddling in the U.S. election.
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Deadly storm batters Eastern U.S. with wind and heavy rain
The storm, which unleashed deadly twisters in Mississippi and Georgia over the weekend, turned cooler as it advanced on the Northeast, where residents faced potential flooding, downed power lines and high surf late on Monday and early Tuesday, said Tim Morrin, the National Weather Service's New York observation program leader. "The best place to be is inside," Morrin said.
U.S. Senate confirms Pompeo to be Trump's CIA director
By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate confirmed Representative Mike Pompeo as President Donald Trump's CIA director on Monday, after a delay tied to some lawmakers' worries he might expand surveillance or allow the use of certain interrogation techniques widely considered torture. All the opposition was from Democrats, except for Senator Rand Paul, a leading Republican advocate for strict control of surveillance. Some senators felt Pompeo, 53, had not pledged strongly enough to allow only the use of interrogation techniques included in the Army Field Manual, as required by law, rather than return to waterboarding and other "enhanced interrogation techniques," or EITs, used by the CIA in the years after the Sept. 11 attacks.
Yahoo delays sale of core business to Verizon
Yahoo says its $4.8 billion deal to sell its core internet assets to US telecom titan Verizon has been delayed several months. The news came in an earnings release showing Yahoo swung to a profit of $162 million in the final three months of last year. The deal with Verizon, which would end Yahoo's run of more than 20 years as an independent company, has been thrown into doubt following disclosures of two huge data breaches.