Gambia leader declares 90-day state of emergencyDAKAR, Senegal (AP) ? Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh has declared a state of emergency, just two days before he is supposed to cede power after losing elections last month.
Markets cheer, EU wary as UK PM May signals 'clean Brexit'
LONDON (AP) ? Britain's future outside the European Union became much clearer Tuesday: It's so long to the single market, goodbye to the European Court of Justice and farewell to the freedom of movement for workers.
Nicodemo Scarfo, ex-Philadelphia mob boss, dies in prison
PHILADELPHIA (AP) ? Nicodemo "Little Nicky" Scarfo, whose reign over the Philadelphia Mafia in the 1980s was one of the bloodiest in its history, has died at a federal medical center in North Carolina, a prison spokeswoman said Tuesday. He was 87.
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The Latest on British Prime Minister Theresa May's speech on Brexit (all times local): 5:15 p.m. Nobel prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz says he's surprised that the British government is pursuing ...
Airport shooting suspect ordered held without bond
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) ? The man suspected of fatally shooting five people and wounding six others at a Florida airport was ordered held without bond until his trial at a hearing Tuesday that also revealed some new details about the investigation.
Police: 2 children taken in 1985 found, parent arrestedSCITUATE, R.I. (AP) ? Rhode Island State Police say two children reported missing in 1985 have been located in the Houston area and their non-custodial mother has been charged with snatching them.
Polish opposition slams ruling party's electoral reform plan
Turkey: Istanbul nightclub attacker confessed after capture
ISTANBUL (AP) ? The accused perpetrator of a New Year's nightclub attack in Istanbul has confessed and his fingerprints are a match, Turkish authorities said Tuesday. They identified him as an Uzbek national who trained in Afghanistan and staged the attack for the Islamic State group.
Scotland must have choice on independence if Brexit wishes ignored: SturgeonBy Elisabeth O'Leary EDINBURGH (Reuters) - The British government's plan for leaving the European Union is "economically catastrophic" and Scotland must have the option of voting for independence if its views on Brexit are rejected, Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said on Tuesday. Sturgeon, who leads the pro-independence devolved government, was speaking after British Prime Minister Theresa May signalled Britain would quit the European Union single market and impose immigration limits whilst seeking fair trade deals across the globe. Sturgeon said Scots, who voted by a clear majority against leaving the EU in last June's referendum, were now more likely to want independence.