Billy Bush says Trump 'Access Hollywood' tape is real


NEW YORK (AP) — Billy Bush said it was indeed Donald Trump's voice captured on a 2005 "Access Hollywood" tape talking about fame enabling him to grope and try to have sex with women.


Tribal request for Dakota Access spill response plan granted

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The Army Corps of Engineers and the developer of the Dakota Access pipeline must complete an oil spill response plan for the stretch of pipe beneath the Missouri River in North Dakota, a federal judge ruled Monday.


More NKorean 'ghost boats,' bodies wash up on Japan's shores


TOKYO (AP) — Three bodies of people believed to be North Koreans were recovered in northern Japan on Monday, two days after authorities found a dilapidated empty boat, coast guard officials said.


  • Written by By MARI YAMAGUCHI , Associated Press

Rebels kill Yemen's strongman Saleh as alliance collapses


SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni rebels killed their erstwhile ally Ali Abdullah Saleh, the country's former president and strongman, as their forces battled for control of the capital, Sanaa, officials said. The collapse of their alliance throws Yemen's nearly 3-year-old civil war into unpredictable new chaos.

  • Written by By AHMED AL-HAJ and MAGGIE MICHAEL , Associated Press

EU leader optimistic of breakthrough in Brexit talks


BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union chief Donald Tusk said Monday he was "encouraged" by last-minute progress in divorce talks with Britain, saying that the sides were within reach of a breakthrough that would clear the way to start discussing future trade relations.

  • Written by By RAF CASERT , Associated Press