GOP prescription of minority outreach forgotten with Trump
WASHINGTON (AP) ? The Republicans who delivered a post-election autopsy that carried a dire prediction for the GOP four years ago concede that their report is little more than an afterthought as Donald Trump's inauguration approaches.
German general election to be held on September 24: govt
'I don't like tweeting': Trump
Donald Trump, whose early-morning rants and policy pronouncements on Twitter have left the world hanging on his every typed word, said he doesn't like using the social media platform in comments to air Wednesday. "I don't like tweeting," Trump told Fox News's "Fox & Friends" program. Since winning the presidency in November, the Republican has exploited Twitter to make administrative announcements, weigh in on foreign policy -- and hurl barbs at anyone who crosses him.
Trump pick to lead EPA has spotty state environmental record
When President-elect Donald Trump's choice to head the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency first took office as Oklahoma's attorney general, he disbanded the unit responsible for protecting the state's ...
Prosecutor: Orlando gunman's widow knew about the attack
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) ? The widow of the Orlando nightclub gunman knew about the attack ahead of time and then hindered the criminal investigation when she lied to FBI agents after the shooting, prosecutors said during a brief court appearance a day after her arrest in California.
Diego Costa back in favour after making peace with Conte
Diego Costa could be back in the Chelsea starting line-up against Hull on Sunday after he made up with the Premier League leaders' manager Antonio Conte, British media reported Wednesday. The 28-year-old striker -- whose 14 goals this season has spurred Chelsea to a seven-point lead at the top of the table -- was pictured at the club's training ground hugging fitness coach Julio Tous, with whom apparently he had a row last week over the level of his fitness and amid reports of a big-money offer from China. Both the volatile Brazil-born star and Conte claimed he had a back injury after he was omitted from the squad for last Saturday's 3-0 win over champions Leicester.
Russia extends residence permit for SnowdenMOSCOW (AP) ? Russian authorities have extended a residence permit for U.S. intelligence contractor Edward Snowden, who leaked thousands of secret documents from the National Security Agency.
Janet Napolitano in hospital over side effect of cancer care
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) ? University of California President Janet Napolitano, a former U.S. Homeland Security secretary and governor of Arizona, has been undergoing cancer treatment for five months and was hospitalized after suffering complications, the school system said.
Trump's Commerce nominee has business ties around globe
Unlike his soon-to-be boss, the choice for commerce secretary has agreed to divorce himself from a vast financial empire. Billionaire investor Wilbur Ross can expect questions about his business dealings ...
Tourists to be evacuated from Gambia as crisis deepensBANJUL, Gambia (AP) ? Special flights are being organized to evacuate British tourists from Gambia where the threat of a military intervention looms.