Florida man faces life for selling cocaine found at sea

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — A Florida Panhandle fisherman faces life in prison after finding a bale of cocaine in the Gulf of Mexico and setting up a distribution network to sell the drugs.

  • Written by THE BELLEFONTAINE EXAMINER STAFF

UK govt gives lawmakers only 3 days to eye bill on Brexit

LONDON (AP) — The British government on Thursday introduced the long-awaited bill that will launch Britain's exit from the 28-nation European Union, offering lawmakers a very tight timetable to consider the most influential government decision in decades.

  • Written by DANICA KIRKA , Associated Press

Trump dogged by insecurity over popular vote, media coverage

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump holds the most powerful office in the world. But he's dogged by insecurity over his loss of the popular vote in the election and a persistent frustration that the legitimacy of his presidency is being challenged by Democrats and the media, aides and associates say.

  • Written by JULIE PACE and JONATHAN LEMIRE , Associated Press

Trump moves to build border wall, cut sanctuary city funds

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump moved aggressively to tighten the nation's immigration policies Wednesday, signing executive actions to jumpstart construction of a U.S.-Mexico border wall and block federal grants from immigrant-protecting "sanctuary cities."

  • Written by JULIE PACE, VIVIAN SALAMA and RACHEL ZOLL , Associated Press

Moscow: 'No illusions' about quickly restoring ties with US

MOSCOW (AP) — Moscow has "no illusions" about a quick thaw under President Donald Trump, but is ready to take its share of efforts needed to improve the strained ties with the United States, Russia's foreign minister said Wednesday.

  • Written by VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV and NATALIYA VASILYEVA , Associated Press