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Federer's 17 majors stack up nicely against everyone else
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) ? The 64 players contesting second-round matches at the Australian Open on Wednesday have won a total of 36 Grand Slam singles titles. One guy, however, has nearly half of them.
Merkel, responding to Trump, says Europe's fate is in its own handsBERLIN (Reuters) - Europe's destiny lies in its own hands, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday in response to comments from U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, who said in a newspaper interview he believed other countries would leave the EU after Britain.
France's Sapin says UK government seems to be "improvising" on BrexitThe British government was not prepared for taking Britain out of the European Union and now appears to be improvising on its Brexit policy, French Finance Minister Michel Sapin said on Tuesday. "All of this shows how helpless the British government is in the face of a situation that some of them didn't want," Sapin added.
Istanbul gunman captured after more than 2 weeks on run
ISTANBUL (AP) ? Turkish police captured the gunman who carried out the deadly New Year's nightclub attack in Istanbul, with officials saying Tuesday that he's an Uzbekistan national who trained in Afghanistan and confessed to the massacre.
Trump tries to calm tensions after Lewis squabble
NEW YORK (AP) ? Donald Trump spoke of national unity to a son of Martin Luther King Jr., seeking to ease friction over the president-elect's squabble with Rep. John Lewis, a protege of the slain civil rights leader.
Turkey says New Year's nightclub attacker captured in Istanbul
By Daren Butler ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish police have captured the gunman who killed 39 people in an Istanbul nightclub on New Year's Day after a two-week manhunt, authorities said on Tuesday, seizing him with four other suspects at a hideout in an outlying suburb of the city. Istanbul Governor Vasip Sahin named the man as Abdulgadir Masharipov and said he was born in 1983 in Uzbekistan and received training in Afghanistan. "He knew four languages and was well-educated," Sahin told a news conference after Masharipov's capture overnight.
Istanbul nightclub attack suspect confesses
A 34-year-old Uzbek man suspected of mowing down 39 people at an Istanbul nightclub on New Year's Eve confessed on Tuesday to the massacre, Turkish authorities said. In a dramatic assault in the early hours of Tuesday morning, Turkish police raided an Istanbul apartment and detained Abdulgadir Masharipov after a massive weeks-long manhunt. "The terrorist confessed his crime," Istanbul governor Vasip Sahin told reporters at a news conference, saying the suspect's fingerprints matched those of the attacker.
DeVos likely to advance school choice as education secretary