APNewsBreak: Nigeria sues over $12B in 'illegal' oil exports

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria is suing several leading oil companies for $12.7 billion of crude oil that allegedly was exported illegally to the United States between 2011 and 2014, officials said Tuesday.

  • Written by MICHELLE FAUL, Associated Press

FBI says it looked into New York bombing suspect 2 years ago

NEW YORK (AP) — The FBI looked into New York bombing suspect Ahmad Khan Rahami two years ago after his father called with concerns his son was a terrorist, a law enforcement official said Tuesday. But the father later retracted the claim and told investigators he just meant his son was hanging out with the wrong crowd.

  • Written by ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press JAKE PEARSON, Associated Press JENNIFER PELTZ, Associated Press

DC gun law gets hearing before Washington appeals court

WASHINGTON (AP) — Appeals court judges had tough questions Tuesday for attorneys defending a District of Columbia law that makes it difficult for gun owners to get concealed carry permits.

  • Written by JESSICA GRESKO, Associated Press

Paris deal to receive boost at UN event

STOCKHOLM (AP) — At least 20 countries are expected to formally join the Paris Agreement on climate change this week, greatly improving the pact's chances of coming into force just a year after it was negotiated in the French capital, U.N. officials say.

  • Written by KARL RITTER, Associated Press