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Paris attackers were versed in atrocity, IS video shows

PARIS (AP) — A new video released by the Islamic State group purports to show the extremists who carried out the Nov. 13 attacks in Paris committing atrocities in IS-controlled territory while plotting the slaughter in the French capital that left 130 people dead and hundreds wounded. The group also threatens Britain.

Last Updated on Monday, 25 January 2016

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Tracy Morgan: Back from the edge and returning to stand-up

 

NEW YORK (AP) — A gruesome highway accident followed by months of pain and rehab. That's no laughing matter.

Last Updated on Monday, 25 January 2016

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Case seeking cancer screenings for smokers heads to trial

BOSTON (AP) — A decade after a group of smokers from Massachusetts sued Philip Morris USA to try to force the cigarette maker to pay for lung cancer screenings, the case will finally be heard by a jury.

Last Updated on Monday, 25 January 2016

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Cold snap hits east Asia, blamed for more than 65 deaths

 

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Unusually cold weather in eastern Asia has been blamed for more than 65 deaths, disrupted transportation and brought the first snow to a subtropical city in southern China in almost 50 years. Here is a look at the worst cold weather to hit the region in years:

Last Updated on Monday, 25 January 2016

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Stock markets turn lower as oil price falls back

TOKYO (AP) — European shares mostly fell and Wall Street was expected to open lower on Monday as oil prices slipped back below $32 a barrel. Earlier, Asian markets closed higher on hopes for more central bank stimulus.

Last Updated on Monday, 25 January 2016

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Days after militant attack, Pakistani university reopens

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Officials say a northwestern Pakistani university where Islamic militants gunned down 21 students and teachers last week has reopened for classes amid tight security.

Last Updated on Monday, 25 January 2016

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Air Force withheld nuclear mishap from Pentagon review team

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the spring of 2014, as a team of experts was examining what ailed the U.S. nuclear force, the Air Force withheld from them the fact that it was simultaneously investigating damage to a nuclear-armed missile in its launch silo caused by three airmen.

Last Updated on Sunday, 24 January 2016

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Inmates rappelled from roof to escape California jail

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities are continuing to search for three inmates who escaped from a Southern California maximum-security jail by cutting through half-inch steel bars and rappelling from the roof by a makeshift rope.

Last Updated on Sunday, 24 January 2016

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