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Where the investigations related to President Trump stand

Jan. 21, 2019 9:42 PM EST

Where the investigations related to President Donald Trump stand and what may lie ahead for him: WHAT'S THIS ALL ABOUT? Trump is facing investigations in Washington and New York. Special counsel Robert Mueller is looking into whether the Trump campaign coordinated with Russia and whether the president obstructed...

Trump lawyer walks back comments about Moscow project

Jan. 21, 2019 8:56 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani on Monday walked back comments he made about discussions Trump had with his former personal attorney about a real estate project in Moscow during the presidential election campaign. Trump's former attorney, Michael Cohen, has pleaded guilty to...

Zimbabwe's president returns amid economic crisis, crackdown

Jan. 21, 2019 7:45 PM EST

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa arrived in Harare late Monday after cutting short his fund-raising trip in order to address the country's economic crisis and crackdown. Mnangagwa was welcomed at Harare International Airport by Vice President Constantino Chiwenga, former army...

UK leader unveils Brexit Plan B, looks a lot like Plan A

Jan. 21, 2019 5:08 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May unveiled her Brexit Plan B on Monday — and it looks a lot like Plan A. May launched a mission to resuscitate her rejected European Union divorce deal, setting out plans to get it approved by Parliament after securing changes from the EU to a...

The Latest: Zimbabwe president returns to address crisis

Jan. 21, 2019 5:06 PM EST

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The Latest on Zimbabwe's ongoing protests and turmoil. (all times local): 11:57 p.m. Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa arrived in Harare late Monday after cutting short his fund-raising trip in order to address the country's economic crisis and crackdown. Mnangagwa was...

Inside a big top, Dior puts on circus-themed couture

Jan. 21, 2019 4:34 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — Dior drew inspiration from the top of the big top for a playful couture show held Monday in Paris, where models inside a circus-style tent walked through a human arch made of moving acrobats. The theme seemed to well serve designer Maria Grazia Chiuri, who has struggled to fly in recent...

Islamic State group targets US convoy in northeastern Syria

Jan. 21, 2019 4:07 PM EST

BEIRUT (AP) — An Islamic State suicide bomber targeted a joint convoy of U.S. and allied Kurdish forces in northern Syria on Monday, marking the second attack against U.S. troops in less than a week and further highlighting the dangers surrounding U.S. plans to withdraw forces after a declaration that the...

Russia: 14 sailors killed when ships catch fire in Black Sea

Jan. 21, 2019 3:36 PM EST

MOSCOW (AP) — Two Tanzanian-flagged commercial vessels caught fire in the Black Sea, leaving at least 14 sailors dead, Russian officials said Monday. Five other sailors were missing. The Federal Agency for the Sea and River Transport said the fire erupted while fuel was being pumped from one tanker to...

Carolina, Teravainen agree to terms on 5-year extension

Jan. 21, 2019 3:02 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes and forward Teuvo Teravainen have agreed to terms on a five-year contract extension worth $27 million. General manager Don Waddell said Monday that the deal begins next season, runs through the 2023-24 season and has an average annual value of $5.4 million. The...

France summons Italian envoy over Di Maio's migrant remarks

Jan. 21, 2019 2:59 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — France's Foreign Ministry summoned the Italian ambassador Monday over sharp anti-French comments from an Italian official about Europe's migrant crisis. With Italy's government on the defensive over recent deaths at sea of migrants, Italian Deputy Premier Luigi Di Maio sought to shift the...