Theresa May seeks to convince business of a 'global Britain'

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May sought to convince business leaders Thursday that the country remains committed to free trade and globalization despite last year's vote to leave the European Union.

  • Written by PAN PYLAS , Associated Press

Former President George H.W. Bush and wife hospitalized

HOUSTON (AP) — Former President George H.W. Bush and his wife, Barbara, remain hospitalized in Houston, where he was in intensive care for pneumonia and she was being watched after complaining of fatigue and coughing.

  • Written by MICHAEL GRACZYK , Associated Press

US bombers strike Islamic State camps in Libya

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Air Force B-2 bombers and drones attacked a pair of Islamic State military camps in Libya, seeking to eliminate extremists who had escaped the former IS stronghold of Sirte, a defense official said Thursday.

  • Written by ROBERT BURNS , AP National Security Writer

For third-straight time, Earth sets hottest year record

WASHINGTON (AP) — Earth sizzled to a third-straight record hot year in 2016, government scientists said Wednesday. They mostly blame man-made global warming with help from a natural El Nino, which has since disappeared.

  • Written by SETH BORENSTEIN , AP Science Writer