World

Police: Student killed by fellow pupil at German school

Police say a student has been killed by a fellow pupil at a school in western Germany.

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.

United States

US Navy says it received Iran broadcast about naval exercise

The U.S. Navy says it only received a radio message from Iranian naval vessels about an ongoing Iranian exercise in the Strait of Hormuz, countering Tehran claims of a tense encounter between the two fleets.

World

Oxford University extended exam times for women to improve their grades: report

Prestigious Oxford University in Britain extended exam times exclusively to women in a bid to improve their scores.

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

9 people hurt in volcano eruption near Japanese ski resort

A volcanic eruption Tuesday injured at least nine people at a ski resort in central Japan, officials said.

Politics

Trump lauds 'big win' after Dems 'cave' on shutdown, Schumer criticized

President Trump late Thursday struck an optimistic tone on Twitter, praising Republicans for a “big win” after negotiating through a 69-hour federal government shutdown after Democrats voted to temporarily pay for resumed operations.

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.

Sport

Zucker scores again in Wild's 3-1 win over Senators

Jason Zucker scored for the fourth straight game and Alex Stalock made 37 saves to help Minnesota beat Ottawa 3-1

World

India's Modi to pitch country's credentials to Davos forum

The World Economic Forum officially gets underway Tuesday with Indian leader Narendra Modi delivering the keynote speech.

Sport

Sloppy Suns can't stop Freak-less Bucks after Kidd fired

T.J. Warren had 23 points for Phoenix, which has lost four of five.

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

US says it wants to help Indonesia provide maritime security

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the Trump administration wants to help Indonesia play a central role in maritime security in the Asia-Pacific region.

Sport

Lightning blank Blackhawks in Chicagoto get back to winning ways

The Tampa Bay Lightning snap out of their three-game losing streak by picking up a shutout win over the Chicago Blackhawks on Monday night.

Sport

Short-handed Bucks top Suns 109-105 hours after firing Kidd

Khris Middleton scored 35 points and Malcolm Brogdon added 32 to lead Milwaukee beat Phoenix

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.

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