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

Timeline: The saga of Meek Mill and how he ended up in jail

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Meek Mill's imprisonment on a probation violation has set off a flurry of legal appeals, criticism of the criminal justice system, newspaper opinion pieces, rallies, billboards and bus ads. A look at how the 30-year-old Philadelphia rapper, whose "Dreams Worth More Than Money" won a Billboard award for top rap album last year, ended up in a Pennsylvania prison roughly a decade after his 2007 arrest:

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  • Written by By ANTHONY IZAGUIRRE, Associated Press

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out; here are the real facts: