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Zero fighter flies over Japan for 1st time since WWII

KANOYA, Japan (AP) — One of Mitsubishi's legendary Zero fighter planes took to the skies over Japan on Wednesday for the first time since World War II.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 January 2016

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Repeal of emergency manager law part of NAACP's Flint plan

 

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Chief among the priorities national and local NAACP leaders listed Tuesday for the lead-tainted water crisis in Flint is the repeal of Michigan's emergency manager law, which they view as a contributor to the public health emergency.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 January 2016

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Iranian president bids for US investment

ROME (AP) — Iranian President Hassan Rouhani invited American businessmen to join their European counterparts in investing in Iran as he wrapped up three days of multi-billion dollar deal-making in Italy by saying the lifting of European sanctions had opened a new era of "win-win" collaboration.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 January 2016

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US, China spar over North Korea, South China Sea

BEIJING (AP) — Top U.S. and Chinese officials sparred Wednesday over how to deal with North Korea's latest nuclear weapons test and ease tensions over territorial disputes in the South China Sea.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 January 2016

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After setting iPhone record, Apple forecasts rare sales drop

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple is bracing for its first sales decline in 13 years, despite selling a record 74.8 million iPhones in the final three months of 2015, in what may prove to be a turning point for the world's most valuable company.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 January 2016

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APNewsBreak: Racial disparities in Connecticut stun gun use

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Officers in Connecticut last year fired stun guns at blacks and Hispanics at a higher rate than at white suspects, and warned but didn't fire at white suspects at a higher rate than they did blacks or Hispanics, according to preliminary data from the nation's first statewide accounting of the weapons' use by police.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 January 2016

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Official: Man said he was heading to DC to 'start shooting'

WASHINGTON (AP) — A man who told his former boss he was going to go to Washington and "start shooting" has been arrested and will face charges related to threats to government officials, a federal law enforcement official said.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 January 2016

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2 ships searching for MH370 have damaged vital equipment

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The hunt for the Malaysian airliner in the Indian Ocean has been set back with two of the three search ships sustaining damage to vital equipment in recent days, officials said on Wednesday.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 January 2016

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