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Israel forces evict Jewish settlers from West Bank buildings

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli forces on Friday evicted dozens of Jewish settlers from two buildings they moved into the day before in the heart of the flashpoint city of Hebron, near an important shrine holy to both Jews and Muslims in the West Bank.

Last Updated on Friday, 22 January 2016

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Regional EPA official resigns over Flint water crisis

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — A regional director of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency resigned in connection with the drinking water crisis in Flint, Michigan, the same day the agency's chief issued an emergency order directing state and city officials to take actions to protect public health.

Last Updated on Friday, 22 January 2016

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Aid airdrops to Syria's besieged are called too dangerous

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — As images and reports of starvation in besieged Syrian communities drew an international outcry and two rare aid convoys this month, an urgent question arose: Why not drop food and other needed supplies by air?

Last Updated on Friday, 22 January 2016

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S. Korea says time to consider nuclear talks without North

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's president questioned the role of long-dormant North Korean nuclear disarmament talks, saying Friday that regional powers should meet without the North in the wake its recent nuclear test.

Last Updated on Friday, 22 January 2016

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Global stocks rally on new hopes for central bank stimulus

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Global stocks bounced back strongly Friday, buoyed by sharply higher oil prices and the prospect of more monetary stimulus from the European Central Bank.

Last Updated on Friday, 22 January 2016

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US announces plan for new visa rules for some Europeans

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is easing new visa requirements for certain European travelers who have visited Iran, Iraq, Syria or Sudan in the last five years, a move that quickly angered some in Congress who pushed for new travel restrictions.

Last Updated on Thursday, 21 January 2016

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'Star Wars: Episode VIII' release delayed to Dec. 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — There is a disturbance in the force.

Last Updated on Thursday, 21 January 2016

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GM unites car-sharing services under new brand 'Maven'

 

DETROIT (AP) — The final destination is a mystery, but General Motors is taking another step on its fast-moving journey into new ways of getting around.

Last Updated on Thursday, 21 January 2016

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