Weightlifting body probes alleged corruption in Ajan era

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — After 44 years under Tamas Ajan, weightlifting’s troubled governing body is getting an acting president to oversee an investigation of corruption allegations broadcast in Germ...

AP EXPLAINS: How India ended up in turmoil over citizenship

NEW DELHI (AP) — India has been embroiled in protests since December, when Parliament passed a bill amending the country's citizenship law. The new law provides a fast track to naturalization for some...

New Baylor coach Aranda sensed something special with Bears

WACO, Texas (AP) — Dave Aranda sensed something special about Baylor even before the Bears were looking for a new head coach. “I could see the togetherness of the team, I could see ...

Dozens wounded as Iraqi protesters up pressure on government

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi security forces wounded dozens of protesters on Sunday as renewed anti-government demonstrations gripped the capital and Iraq's south, activists and officials said. ...

Gun industry gathers amid slumping sales, rising tensions

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Gun companies are gathering for their annual conference and trade show this week in Las Vegas at a pivotal moment for the industry amid slumping sales, a public increasingly agitating...

Even as Trump claims two victories on trade, doubts remain

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s trade deal with China last week opened up export opportunities for American farmers, manufacturers and energy producers. And his trade pact with Canada and M...

Germany hosts Libya summit in bid to curb military meddling

BERLIN (AP) — Germany is bringing together the key players in Libya’s long-running civil war in a bid to curb foreign military meddling, solidify a cease-fire and help relaunch a political process to ...

Royal rift: UK monarchy will look smaller when dust settles

LONDON (AP) — Prince Charles, the future king, has long been seen as a potential modernizer who wants a more modest monarchy in line with other European royal households — and the streamlining process...

Red Sox: Cora departure won't force a Mookie Betts trade

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Red Sox say the turmoil in the manager's office isn't a reason to give up on this season and trade outfielder Mookie Betts. “The goal remains to be competit...

AP visits immigrant courts across US, finds nonstop chaos

LUMPKIN, Ga. (AP) — In a locked, guarded courtroom in a compound surrounded by razor wire, Immigration Judge Jerome Rothschild waits -- and stalls. A Spanish interpreter is running l...

In tiny town, immigration detainees outnumber residents

LUMPKIN, Ga. (AP) — Maria Campos sits in the backseat of a car with her grandchildren, her eyes welling with tears as the immigration center comes into view. The seven-hour drive fro...

AP visits immigration courts across US, finds nonstop chaos

LUMPKIN, Ga. (AP) — In a locked, guarded courtroom in a compound surrounded by razor wire, Immigration Judge Jerome Rothschild waits -- and stalls. A Spanish interpreter is running l...

Future uncertain for successful Marseille coach Villas-Boas

Marseille coach André Villas-Boas stared hard at the reporter asking him whether he is considering his future at the club. After a long pause, Villas-Boas smiled wryly, laughed, then...

German foreign minister flies to Libya to push peace effort

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's foreign minister was flying to Libya on Thursday to meet one of the country's rival leaders, Gen. Khalifa Hifter, in a bid to push forward troubled efforts to secure a cease-fi...

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Today in History Today is Thursday, Jan. 16, the 16th day of 2020. There are 350 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Jan. 16, ...