AP - ap.online.headlines.general http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.headlines.general News Mon, 16 Jan 2017 18:39:34 -0500 Trump, in flap with civil rights icon, meets with MLK's son Mon, 16 Jan 2017 17:11:40 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2017/01/16/US--Trump/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_US--Trump c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15938595a9c:13f3 NEW YORK (AP) — Days before taking office, President-elect Donald Trump attempted to navigate the fallout of his flap with a civil rights leader and colleague of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. while also losing a member of his incoming administration to accusations of plagiarism. King Day highlights transition from Obama to Trump Mon, 16 Jan 2017 17:39:08 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2017/01/16/US--King.Day.Celebrations/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_US--King.Day.Celebrations c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15938595a9c:147e ATLANTA (AP) — As Americans celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., civil rights leaders and activists are trying to reconcile the transition from the nation's first black president to a president-elect still struggling to connect with most non-white voters. Reports: Istanbul nightclub attacker who killed 39 captured Mon, 16 Jan 2017 18:12:02 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2017/01/16/EU--Turkey-Nightclub.Attack/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_EU--Turkey-Nightclub.Attack c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15938595a9c:164f ISTANBUL (AP) — A gunman suspected of killing 39 people during a New Year's attack on an Istanbul nightclub has been caught in a police operation, Turkish media reports said early Tuesday. Gene Cernan, last astronaut to walk on the moon, dies at 82 Mon, 16 Jan 2017 17:57:36 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2017/01/16/US-Obit-Cernan/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_US-Obit-Cernan c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15938595a9c:160d HOUSTON (AP) — Former astronaut Gene Cernan, who as the last person to walk on the moon returned to Earth with a message of "peace and hope for all mankind," died on Monday, his family said. He was 82. Officials: FBI arrests widow of Orlando nightclub shooter Mon, 16 Jan 2017 18:37:35 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2017/01/16/US-Orlando-Shooter_s-Wife/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_US-Orlando-Shooter_s-Wife c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15938595a9c:1504 WASHINGTON (AP) — The wife of the Orlando nightclub shooter, who was extensively questioned by federal agents in the days after the massacre, has been arrested by the FBI in connection with the attack, authorities said Monday. Mexican resort shooting kills 5, panics festival-goers Mon, 16 Jan 2017 18:22:00 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2017/01/16/LT--Mexico-Shooting/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_LT--Mexico-Shooting c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15938595a9c:143d PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico (AP) — Gunfire broke out in a crowded beachfront nightclub throbbing with electronic music before dawn Monday, causing five deaths and setting off a bloody stampede by screaming concertgoers at an international festival in this Caribbean resort. IMF boosts growth forecast for US, cites Trump impact Mon, 16 Jan 2017 12:46:10 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2017/01/16/US--World.Economy-IMF/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_US--World.Economy-IMF c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15938595a9c:1526 WASHINGTON (AP) — The International Monetary Fund on Monday raised its forecast for the U.S. economy over the next two years, saying President-elect Donald Trump's policies should boost economic growth, particularly in 2018. But officials warned that if Trump's protectionist trade proposals set off a trade war, that could be "quite destructive" for the global economy. Ethics watchdog investigating Canadian PM's vacation Mon, 16 Jan 2017 12:28:39 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2017/01/16/CN--Canada-Trudeau-Ethics/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_CN--Canada-Trudeau-Ethics c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15938595a9c:1505 OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Canada's ethics commissioner said Monday she is launching an investigation into Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's recent family holiday at the Aga Khan's private island in the Bahamas. This time, inaugural fashion is intertwined with politics Mon, 16 Jan 2017 10:22:44 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2017/01/16/US--Inauguration-Fashion.and.Politics/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_US--Inauguration-Fashion.and.Politics c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15938595a9c:14a6 NEW YORK (AP) — What'll she be wearing? Obama celebrates World Series champion Chicago Cubs Mon, 16 Jan 2017 17:45:54 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2017/01/16/US--Obama-Chicago.Cubs/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_US--Obama-Chicago.Cubs c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15938595a9c:1597 WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama celebrated the World Series champion Chicago Cubs on Monday and spoke about the power sports has to unite people. DeVos to face questions over schools, conservative activism Mon, 16 Jan 2017 11:53:57 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2017/01/16/US--Trump-Education.Secretary/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_US--Trump-Education.Secretary c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15938595a9c:14e3 WASHINGTON (AP) — Charter school advocate Betsy DeVos is widely expected to push for expanding school choice programs if confirmed as education secretary, prompting pushback from teachers unions. But Democrats and activists also are raising concerns about how her conservative Christian beliefs and advocacy for family values might impact minority and LGBT students. Graduate student aims at lofty goals for honoring John Glenn Mon, 16 Jan 2017 13:30:07 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2017/01/16/US--John.Glenn-Legacy/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_US--John.Glenn-Legacy c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15938595a9c:14dc COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A graduate student from suburban New York has made it his mission to fight for a series of tangible honors for the late astronaut John Glenn, including a statue, a portrait and a having Glenn's Ohio birthplace on the National Historic Register. Ice threat lingers for some Midwest states Mon, 16 Jan 2017 15:18:43 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2017/01/16/US--Severe.Weather/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_US--Severe.Weather c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15938595a9c:146e DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A few states in the Midwest again are on alert for icy conditions. Defiant EU nations ready themselves for Trump presidency Mon, 16 Jan 2017 13:50:39 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2017/01/16/EU--Germany-Trump/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_EU--Germany-Trump c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15938595a9c:1460 BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union nations bracing for the looming Donald Trump presidency showed defiance Monday in the face of the president-elect's stinging comments on everything from NATO and German cars to the crumbling of the EU itself. Oman says it accepts 10 Guantanamo Bay detainees Mon, 16 Jan 2017 09:17:04 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2017/01/16/ML-Oman-Guantanamo/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_ML-Oman-Guantanamo c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15938595a9c:1361 DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Oman said Monday it accepted 10 detainees from the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay ahead of President Barack Obama leaving office, part of his efforts to shrink the facility he promised to close. Obama made Kenyan artist's name, but Trump portraits fizzle Mon, 16 Jan 2017 10:02:27 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2017/01/16/AF-Kenya-Trump-Paintings/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_AF-Kenya-Trump-Paintings c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15938595a9c:14ab NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyan artist Evans Yegon is sad to see President Barack Obama leave office. The artist has made a name for himself painting $1,000 portraits of Obama and he's finding the new focus of his work — Donald Trump — a hard sell. Who are the 8 richest people? All men, mostly Americans Mon, 16 Jan 2017 10:03:12 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2017/01/16/EU--Davos-Inequality-Eight.Billionaires/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_EU--Davos-Inequality-Eight.Billionaires c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15938595a9c:13db LONDON (AP) — The eight individuals who own as much as half of the rest of the planet are all men, and have largely made their fortunes in technology. Most are American, with one European and one Mexican in the mix. Several have pledged to give it all to charity. Impish, boyish looks permeate Milan's menswear runways Mon, 16 Jan 2017 11:56:28 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2017/01/16/EU--Milan.Fashion.Week-Watch/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_EU--Milan.Fashion.Week-Watch c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15938595a9c:14f8 MILAN (AP) — Impish, boyish looks are permeating the Milan menswear runway this season, and the mood seems to be a search for a simpler past. Revelers, rally-goers to clog DC for Trump's inauguration Mon, 16 Jan 2017 08:30:13 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2017/01/16/US--Trump-Inauguration-Protests/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_US--Trump-Inauguration-Protests c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15938595a9c:13bd WASHINGTON (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to clog the nation's capital for Donald Trump's inauguration and a major demonstration the day after, but how many will actually arrive to party or protest is an open question. Academics race to save rare colonial documents in Cuba Mon, 16 Jan 2017 11:48:24 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/general/2017/01/16/CB--Cuba-Slave.Documents/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_general_CB--Cuba-Slave.Documents c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15938595a9c:134d HAVANA (AP) — An American team of academics is racing to preserve millions of Cuban historical documents before they are lost to the elements and poor storage conditions.