World

Myanmar says its ready to begin Rohingya repatriation

Myanmar officials say they are ready to begin a gradual repatriation of Rohingya refugees from Bangladesh, despite a delay announced by Bangladesh authorities.

United States

Woman mad at US actions abroad set campus fires, prosecutors say

A woman charged Friday with setting several fires at a Minnesota university over U.S. military actions abroad told investigators people were lucky she did not know “how to build a bomb because I would have done that.”

World

Landslides, heavy snow block Alpine roads, rail links

Landslides and heavy snowfall across the Alps have prompted the closure of several rail and road links, including a highway leading to Switzerland's Gotthard tunnel toward Italy.

World

Guards disrupt French prisons, seek better work conditions

Guards are disrupting operations at dozens of prisons in France to demand better working conditions, in the second week of protests triggered by attacks on them.

World

On last day in Israel, Pence visits Western Wall, Yad Vashem

Vice President Mike Pence is making a visit to the Western Wall and meeting with Israeli President Reuvin Rivlin on his final day of a trip to Israel.

World

London firefighters evacuate area near Strand for gas leak

Firefighters have closed Charing Cross railway station in central London and evacuated the surrounding area after the discovery of a natural gas leak.

World

Chung's upset over Djokovic raises tennis profile at home

It took something unique to make tennis the center of sports attention in South Korea, where the Winter Olympics are only weeks away from opening.

United States

Video appears to show California police officer slamming high school student to the ground

Hundreds of students at a California high school staged a walk-out on Monday in protest of an on-campus police officer was seen forcefully throwing another student to the ground last week, FOX 5 reported.

World

Quake shakes Indonesia's Java, buildings sway in capital

A moderately strong earthquake has shaken the Indonesian island of Java and the country's capital Jakarta.

Sport

Cousins' historic triple-double lifts Pelicans over Bulls

Cousins' historic triple-double lifts Pelicans over Bulls

World

Journalists in court over charges Myanmar secrecy law

Two detained Reuters journalists are appearing in court after being officially charged with violating Myanmar's Official Secrets Act.

World

Garbage on the beach: Flood of waste stirs uproar in Lebanon

Environmentalists say a winter storm has pushed a wave of trash onto a Lebanese shore just outside Beirut, stirring outrage over a waste management crisis that has choked the country since 2015.

Sport

Coyotes' turnaround continues with OT win over Islanders

Nick Cousins tallies two goals and an assist in 3-2 victory

World

US ambassador takes freezing dip in Russia for shot at diplomacy

In an effort to ease tensions and spur diplomacy with Russia, U.S. Ambassador Jon Huntsman Jr. stripped down to nothing but black swimming trucks before taking a dip in the icy waters of a Russian river over the weekend.

United States

New York man pleads guilty to trying to support terrorism

A New York man who traveled to Turkey in an attempt to join the Islamic State group has pleaded guilty to attempting to provide material support to a terrorist organization.

World

Hope, fear as Puerto Rico moves to privatize power company

The announcement that Puerto Rico's governor is moving to privatize the U.S. territory's public power company has many on the island of 3.3 million people asking whether this will finally bring them more affordable electric bills and more reliable service

Politics

Hawaii governor took long to post on Twitter about missile alert because he forgot username, password

Gov. David Ige says he and his team took so long to post a message to social media about the recent missile alert being a false alarm because he didn't know his Twitter username and password.

Sport

Short-handed Heat hang in Houston but finish road trip with loss to Rockets

James Harden had 28 points and the Houston Rockets overcame a big early deficit to beat the Miami Heat 99-90 on Monday night.

United States

The Latest: Hundreds pack church, pray for girl who was shot

The Latest on a shooting at a Texas high school (all times local): 9:50 p.m.

United States

Rivendell Writers' Colony to close at the end of March

Rivendell Writers' Colony, a nationally renowned residency program for authors, will close at the end of March.

World

Mertens reaches semifinals on debut at Australian Open

A year after opting out of qualifying for the Australian Open, Elise Mertens has reached the semifinals in her debut at the season-opening major.

World

9 injured in apparent volcano eruption near Japan ski resort

A disaster official says at least nine people have been injured by an apparent volcanic eruption and avalanche near a ski resort in central Japan.

United States

Purple Heart recipient, daughter killed in double-homicide, police say

A Purple Heart recipient and his daughter were the victims of a double-homicide in Aurora, Indiana last week according to a Monday report.

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