Messi scores 5th goal in 6 games as Barcelona beats Eibar
MADRID (AP) ? With Lionel Messi's fifth goal in six games this year, Barcelona comfortably defeated Eibar 4-0 on Sunday to keep pace with leaders Real Madrid and Sevilla at the halfway point of the Spanish league.
UK seeks interventionist approach to drive post-Brexit industrial revival
By William James LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will on Monday outline a new, interventionist approach to balancing its heavily services-based economy for the post-Brexit era, seeking to reinvigorate industrial production and stimulate investment in technology and R&D. Unveiling her long-awaited 'Modern Industrial Strategy', Prime Minister Theresa May will demand closer collaboration within key industries in exchange for government support on regulation, trade and research. May will ask businesses to work together to tackle industry-specific challenges, citing examples of successful collaboration that have helped attract overseas investment from the likes of carmaker Nissan, and enabled aerospace firms such as BAE Systems to develop a competitive edge.
Current, former major leaguers die in Dominican crashes
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) ? Kansas City Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura and former major leaguer Andy Marte died in separate traffic accidents early Sunday in their native Dominican Republic.
White House vows to fight media 'tooth and nail' over Trump coverage
By Doina Chiacu and Jason Lange WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House vowed on Sunday to fight the news media "tooth and nail" over what it sees as unfair attacks, with a top adviser saying the Trump administration had presented "alternative facts" to counter low inauguration crowd estimates. On his first full day as president, Trump said he had a "running war" with the media and accused journalists of underestimating the number of people who turned out Friday for his swearing-in. White House officials made clear no truce was on the horizon on Sunday in television interviews that set a much harsher tone in the traditionally adversarial relationship between the White House and the press corps.
The Latest: Packers mistakes costly as Falcons lead 31-7
The Latest on the NFL conference championship games (all times Eastern): 5:16 p.m. The Green Bay Packers won their last six games of the regular season by being taking care of the ball on offense and forcing ...
Q&A: Meet 'Roxanne, Roxanne' breakout Chante Adams
PARK CITY, Utah (AP) ? Actress Chante Adams had just graduated from Carnegie Mellon University when she got a call from a casting agent who wanted her to audition to be the lead in the Roxanne Shante biopic "Roxanne, Roxanne." Adams had no feature credits to her name and a background in theater. But the agent saw something in her at CMU's senior showcase, where students perform in front of agents, managers and casting directors, and sought her out.
After mass turnout, can protests turn into political impact?
DENVER (AP) ? Deb Szeman, a self-described "homebody," had never participated in a demonstration before hopping on an overnight bus from her home in Charlotte, North Carolina, to attend the women's march on Washington.
Israeli leader accepts invitation from Trump to visit US
JERUSALEM (AP) ? Israel's prime minister on Sunday accepted an invitation to visit the White House next month in hopes of forging a "common vision" for the region with President Donald Trump that could include expanded settlement construction on occupied territories and a tougher policy toward Iran.
Gambia's ex-leader made off with millions, luxury cars
Exiled Gambian ruler Yahya Jammeh stole millions of dollars in his final weeks in power, plundering the state coffers and shipping out luxury vehicles by cargo plane, a special adviser for the new president ...
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