Trump wishes for better libel laws after book slams him
WASHINGTON (AP) — Plainly agitated by a new book portraying him as dysfunctional, President Donald Trump is bemoaning his country's "very weak" liberal laws and making the case that he's "like, really smart" and, indeed, a "very stable genius."…
Trump washes his hands of insurgency against GOP incumbents
THURMONT, Md. (AP) — President Donald Trump says he's done campaigning for insurgents challenging incumbent Republican members of Congress….
Iranian tanker collides with freighter off China; 32 missing
BEIJING (AP) — An Iranian oil tanker collided with a bulk freighter and caught fire off China's eastern coast, leaving its entire crew of 32 missing and causing the tanker to spill oil into the sea, authorities said Sunday….
Syrian forces eye rebel-held province after defeat of IS
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government forces and allied militiamen are advancing on the largest remaining rebel-held territory in the country's north, forcing thousands of civilians to flee toward the border with Turkey in freezing winter temperatures….
Temperature begins inching up after deep freeze, storm
NEW YORK (AP) — The bitter cold that followed a massive East Coast snowstorm should begin to lessen as temperatures inch up and climb past freezing next week, weather forecasters said….
1 winning Powerball ticket to claim $570 million jackpot
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — It's been a billion-dollar lottery weekend after a lone Powerball ticket sold in New Hampshire matched all six numbers and will claim a $570 million jackpot, one day after another single ticket sold in Florida nabbed a $450 million Mega Millions grand prize….
Trump says he’d be open to talking with North Korean leader
THURMONT, Md. (AP) — President Donald Trump, shelving comparisons about the size of a "nuclear button," said Saturday he is open to talking with the North Korean leader he's called "Little Rocket Man" and hopes some progress results from upcoming talks between the Koreas….
Sean Penn, Leonardo DiCaprio share love at Haiti fundraiser
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sean Penn and Leonardo DiCaprio used the eighth annual benefit for the J/P Haitian Relief Organization
to publicly praise each other's philanthropic work….
Falcons show playoff poise in 26-13 win over upstart LA Rams
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons jumped to an early 13-point lead before the Rams mounted two swift scoring drives. Los Angeles went to the Coliseum locker room at halftime with just a three-point deficit amid raucous cheers from a home crowd thirsty for playoff success….
Titans rally from 21-3 hole, beat Chiefs 22-21 in playoffs
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Marcus Mariota did everything he could to help the Titans advance in the playoffs, throwing a crazy touchdown pass to himself
, running for crucial first downs and providing the kind of spark that Tennessee needed to rally from a 21-3 halftime hole….