World jittery about Trump's 'America first' inaugural speech

President Donald Trump's inaugural speech promised "America first" policy led by a forceful executive, in contrast to the coalition building and international conferences which have featured strongly in past administrations.


Analysis: Infrastructure upgrades unlikely to be speedy

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Flint's man-made water crisis and a football field-sized sinkhole in suburban Detroit have exposed flaws in aging underground pipes that mostly are out of sight, out of mind for a public that is more attuned to the sorry state of Michigan's roads.

  • Written by DAVID EGGERT , Associated Press

Turkey: Erdogan buoyed by vote for powerful presidency

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday began campaigning for constitutional reforms that would greatly expand the powers of his office, only hours after a vote in parliament cleared the way for a national referendum on the issue.

  • Written by SUZAN FRASER and DOMINIQUE SOGUEL , Associated Press

AP Interview: New Gambia leader says Jammeh leaving in hours

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Gambia's new president says defeated leader Yahya Jammeh is expected to leave for Guinea within hours, and he plans to return home to take power once the situation is "clear."

  • Written by KRISTA LARSON and CARLEY PETESCH , Associated Press