MH370 search crews return to port after fruitless hunt endsSYDNEY (AP) ? The ship involved in the recently halted hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has returned to port in western Australia for the final time.
Trump security adviser probed for Russia links: report
A top military counsel to President Donald Trump is under scrutiny by US counterintelligence agents who have probed the new national security adviser's communications with Russian officials, the Wall Street Journal said Sunday. The paper reported that Michael Flynn, a retired three-star general who was among senior White House staff sworn in Sunday, has come under investigation as part of a counterintelligence examination of communications between Russian government members and Trump's inner circle.
Bookies make Patriots a 3-point pick with record over/under
Super Bowl will pit Brady's Patriots against Ryan's Falcons
Dollar slips after Trump's protectionist address, Asia shares resilient
The dollar slipped broadly on Monday after U.S. President Donald Trump struck a protectionist tone in his inauguration speech, offsetting optimism that he will follow through on promises of tax cuts and other stimulus. Japan's Nikkei dropped 1.1 percent while shares in Australia dropped 0.7 percent after the Trump administration, on its first day in office, declared its intention to withdraw from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a 12-nation trade pact that Japan and Australia also have signed up for. Other Asian shares were resilient, however, in part due to a relief that there was no negative surprises, with Trump refraining from labelling China as a currency manipulator for now, an accusation he made while campaigning.
Trump to begin renegotiating NAFTA pact soon with Mexico, Canada
By Ayesha Rascoe WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he plans talks soon with the leaders of Canada and Mexico to begin renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). "We will be starting negotiations having to do with NAFTA," Trump said at a swearing-in ceremony for his top White House advisers. "We are going to start renegotiating on NAFTA, on immigration and on security at the border." Trump pledged during his presidential campaign that if elected he would renegotiate the NAFTA trade pact to provide more favorable terms to the United States.
Patriots beat Steelers to reach Super Bowl
By Larry Fine FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (Reuters) - The New England Patriots beat the Pittsburgh Steelers 36-17 in the American Football Conference Championship on Sunday to book their place in the Super Bowl. The Patriots will face the NFC champion Atlanta Falcons, who beat the Green Bay Packers 44-21 earlier on Sunday, in the National Football League's showpiece on Feb. 5 in Houston. New England, behind the potent passing attack led by quarterback Tom Brady, will be making a National Football League record ninth appearance in the Super Bowl, looking for their fifth championship.
Protesters take control of Mexican border crossing with USTIJUANA, Mexico (AP) ? Protesters took control of vehicle lanes at one of the busiest crossings on the U.S. border Sunday to oppose Mexican gasoline price hikes, waving through motorists into Mexico after Mexican authorities abandoned their posts.
They're Back: Brady and Patriots win AFC, 36-17 vs Steelers
The Tom Brady redemption tour is headed to the Super Bowl. After beginning the 2016 season suspended for four games for his role in the "Deflategate" scandal, the New England quarterback relentlessly ...
Samsung blames Galaxy Note 7 fires on faulty batteries
The world's biggest smartphone maker Samsung blamed faulty batteries on Monday for the fires that led to last year's humiliating recall of its flagship Galaxy Note 7 device. Samsung Electronics was forced to discontinue the smartphone, originally intended to compete with Apple's iPhone, after a chaotic recall that saw replacement devices also catching fire. The debacle cost the South Korean company billions in lost profit and reputational damage, in a torrid period which has also seen it embroiled in the corruption scandal that has resulted in President Park Geun-Hye's impeachment.