In response to Trump, France's Hollande says EU needs no advice from outsidersFrench President Francois Hollande on Monday responded to U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's criticism of the European Union by saying the bloc did not need to be told what to do by outsiders. "Europe will be ready to pursue transatlantic cooperation, but it will based on its interests and values," Hollande said before awarding France's highest honor to outgoing U.S. ambassador Jane Hartley. "It does not need outside advice to tell it what to do." Speaking in an interview with London's Times newspaper five days before his inauguration, Trump described himself as a big fan of Britain and endorsed its citizens' vote last year to leave the European Union, predicting that more countries would seek to follow Britain's example.
African Cup: Ivory Coast stumbles, 9-man Congo beats Morocco
OYEM, Gabon (AP) ? Ivory Coast's Europe-based stars stumbled in the heat of northern Gabon in their African Cup of Nations opener, with the defending champion held by Togo to 0-0 on Monday in another twist to start the tournament.
Reports: Istanbul nightclub attacker who killed 39 caughtISTANBUL (AP) ? Turkish media reports say police have caught the alleged gunman who killed 39 people during an attack on a nightclub in Istanbul during New Year's celebrations.
New Year nightclub attacker caught in Istanbul: Turkish media reports
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - The gunman who killed 39 people in an Istanbul nightclub on New Year's Day has been caught in the city's Esenyurt district, the Hurriyet newspaper website and other media reports said on Tuesday. Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the attack, saying it was revenge for Turkish military involvement in Syria. (Writing by Daren Butler; Editing by Kevin Liffey)
Asked about sterling fall, BoE's Carney says it moves up and downBank of England Governor Mark Carney declined on Monday to say if the central bank would respond to the sharp fall in the pound, saying only that the value of sterling goes up and down. "The best I can say is that the value of the pound will go up and down," Carney said, after being asked a question about the outlook for the currency after delivering a speech at the London School of Economics. Carney also repeated his view that leaving the European Union has the potential to reinforce existing risks facing Britain's economy.
Gene Cernan, last astronaut to walk on the moon, dies at 82
Former astronaut Gene Cernan, the last person to walk on the moon who returned to Earth with a message of "peace and hope for all mankind," died on Monday in Texas following ongoing heath issues, his family said. He was 82.
Eugene Cernan, last man to walk on moon, dead at 82
US astronaut Eugene Cernan, the last man to set foot on the moon, died Monday at age 82, NASA announced. Cernan was the spacecraft commander of Apollo 17 -- his third space flight and the last scheduled US manned mission to the moon -- in December 1972. "We are saddened by the loss of retired NASA astronaut Gene Cernan, the last man to walk on the moon," the United States space agency said on Twitter.
Villanova back to No. 1 in AP poll, leapfrogging Kansas
Syria rebel factions to attend Russia, Turkey-backed talks
BEIRUT (AP) ? Representatives of some Syrian rebel groups said Monday they will attend talks sponsored by Russia and Turkey scheduled later this month, despite mounting violations of a cease-fire across the war-ravaged country.
AP source: Phillies, Saunders agree to $9M, 1-year deal