Interior nominee Zinke to be quizzed on public lands, coal
Montana Rep. Ryan Zinke says he would never sell, give away or transfer public lands, an important stance in the West where access to hunting and fishing is considered sacrosanct. But Zinke's commitment ...
Orlando nightclub gunman's wife faces charges tied to attack
The wife of Orlando nightclub gunman Omar Mateen faces a court hearing in California after being arrested there in connection with his Florida shooting rampage that left 49 people dead. Noor Salman, 30, ...
Istanbul gunman captured after more than 2 weeks on run
ISTANBUL (AP) ? Turkish authorities 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.
Tunisian beach gunman "walked nearly two miles" before being shot, UK inquest hears
By Alistair Smout LONDON (Reuters) - The gunman who murdered 30 Britons on a Tunisian beach in 2015 had been able to walk nearly two miles on his killing spree before being shot dead by security forces, inquests into the deaths heard on Monday. Evidence critical of local authorities' response and of tour operator TUI is expected to form part of the inquiry, a lawyer said. The inquests, being held collectively at the Royal Courts of Justice, are expected to last around six weeks.
May to rule out 'half-in' EU deal in Brexit speech
British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday is expected to say she favours a clean break from the European Union, dismissing a "half-in, half-out" Brexit deal with Brussels. In a highly-anticipated speech, May is likely to give further signals that Britain is heading to what analysts call a "hard" Brexit. "Not partial membership of the European Union, associate membership of the European Union, or anything that leaves us half-in, half-out," the prime minister is due to say on Tuesday, according to an extract of her speech circulated in advance to the media by Downing Street.
The Latest: Families hoped until the end for clue to MH370
Istanbul nightclub attacker from Uzbekistan, admits guilt: governorISTANBUL (Reuters) - The suspected gunman who killed 39 people in an Istanbul nightclub on New Year's Day was born in Uzbekistan and received training in Afghanistan, Istanbul Governor Vasip Sahin said on Tuesday after police caught him in a city suburb. Sahin told reporters that the alleged attacker, whom he named as Abdulgadir Masharipov, born in 1983, had admitted his guilt and his fingerprints matched those at the scene. ...
Luxottica's Del Vecchio says listing in both Italy and France still an option: report
(Reuters) - The group created by the merger of Italy's Luxottica and France's Essilor will consider a listing in both Italy and France, as well as the United States, Luxottica founder Leonardo del Vecchio was quoted as saying on Tuesday. "The double listing is an option on the table which we will evaluate in the next days, and so will the listing on the U.S. market," said Del Vecchio in an interview with Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera. It also removes - for the time being - uncertainty over succession at Luxottica, which has lost three CEOs since 2014 because of divergences with Del Vecchio.
In the dark: Major power outage hits AmsterdamAMSTERDAM (AP) ? Large parts of Amsterdam have been hit by a power outage, snarling traffic around the city as trains and trams were halted and many electric road signs stopped working.
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