Top Headlines for January 08, 2018

Headline News from the Associated Press
  • Trump allies defend him against book’s claims

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump administration officials and allies are rallying to the president's defense, trying to contain the fallout from an explosive new book that questions Trump's fitness for office….
  • Men? A sideshow at a Golden Globes that celebrated women

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Oprah Winfrey gave a movement-defining speech. Natalie Portman threw shade at the all-male directing nominees – while presenting that award – and then Geena Davis did the same for the actors. Barbra Streisand scoffed at the bleak fact that she remains the only female director to win a Golden Globe – and that was 34 years ago. Some of the highest-profile actresses brought female activists as their dates. And nearly every soul wore black in support of the …
  • Oil tanker burning off China’s coast at risk of exploding

    BEIJING (AP) — An oil tanker that caught fire after colliding with a freighter off China's east coast is at risk of exploding and sinking, Chinese state media reported Monday, as authorities from three countries struggled to find its 32 missing crew members and contain oil spewing from the blazing wreck….
  • NAACP and anti-fascists plan to protest Trump in Atlanta

    ATLANTA (AP) — The NAACP is urging people to wear white and hold anti-Trump signs on Monday. Another group says demonstrators will "take a knee" before the big game to protest President Donald Trump's visit to Atlanta….
  • Iran FM warns neighbors, says they seeking unrest in Iran

    TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's foreign minister on Monday warned neighboring countries over fomenting insecurity in Iran in a reference to anti-government protests that have roiled the country over the past two weeks….
  • AP Explains: What to expect from North-South Korean talks

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea's recent abrupt push to improve ties with South Korea wasn't totally unexpected, as the country has a history of launching provocations and then pursuing dialogue with rivals Seoul and Washington in an attempt to win concessions….
  • Officials: Water pipe break at JFK Airport weather-related

    NEW YORK (AP) — A water pipe break in one of the terminals at New York's Kennedy Airport on Sunday added to the delays at the beleaguered airport trying to recover from the aftermath of a snowstorm that has stranded thousands of passengers….
  • Oprah’s barnstormer

    What president?…
  • Retail workers feel disruption from shifting shopper habits

    NEW YORK (AP) — With new options and conveniences, there's never been a better time for shoppers. As for workers … well, not always….
  • On health care, Democrats are shifting to offense

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats are shifting to offense on health care, emboldened by successes in defending the Affordable Care Act. They say their ultimate goal is a government guarantee of affordable coverage for all….

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