Daily Archives: January 16, 2017

After Long Decline, St. Louis Tries to Rebuild With Startups

After Long Decline, St. Louis Tries to Rebuild With Startups

It’s tough to rebuild a city’s image when the national perception is that it peaked a century ago, and when recent news has sometimes been dismal…

FBI Arrests Wife of Orlando Nightclub Shooter

FBI Arrests Wife of Orlando Nightclub Shooter

U.S. authorities say the wife of Orlando nightclub gunman Omar Mateen has been arrested on charges of obstructing justice. Attorney General Loretta Lynch on Monday confirmed the arrest of…

Uganda Confirms Avian Flu in Wild Terns, Domestic Birds

Uganda Confirms Avian Flu in Wild Terns, Domestic Birds

KAMPALA —  Tests have confirmed that avian flu is responsible for the mass deaths of wild birds on the shores of Lake Victoria in Uganda, according to the government. The species…

Iraqi Troops Advance in Eastern Mosul Amid Fierce Clashes

Iraqi Troops Advance in Eastern Mosul Amid Fierce Clashes

Iraqi special forces troops began battling Islamic State militants in two eastern Mosul neighborhoods Monday as they continued their push toward the Tigris River which divides the city, according to…

Springsteen Cover Band Catches Heat for Inaugural Event

Springsteen Cover Band Catches Heat for Inaugural Event

TRENTON, N.J. —  Bruce Springsteen is giving President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration the Pennsylvania Avenue freeze-out, but his songs will be performed by a cover band nearby…

Gaza Power Crisis Eases as Qatar Donates $12 Million to Buy Fuel

Gaza Power Crisis Eases as Qatar Donates $12 Million to Buy Fuel

GAZA —  An electricity crisis that has caused protests and unrest in the Gaza Strip eased on Monday after Qatar donated $12 million to buy fuel for the Palestinian enclave&#8217…

Police: 5 Killed in Shooting at Mexican Resort Nightclub

Police: 5 Killed in Shooting at Mexican Resort Nightclub

A shooting attack at an electronic music festival in Mexico’s Caribbean coast resort of Playa del Carmen on Monday left five people dead, including two Canadians, an Italian…

UK Leader Theresa May to Appear in US Vogue Magazine

UK Leader Theresa May to Appear in US Vogue Magazine

LONDON —  British Prime Minister Theresa May is set to appear in the American edition of Vogue magazine. May’s Downing Street office says the pictures for the April edition…

Obama Prepares for a Busy Retirement, More Freedom

Obama Prepares for a Busy Retirement, More Freedom

WASHINGTON —  For Barack Obama, there’s a presidential library to build, hundreds of millions of dollars to raise, causes to champion and a book to write. And don&#8217…

King's Legacy Celebrated as Trump-Lewis Duel Lingers

King's Legacy Celebrated as Trump-Lewis Duel Lingers

Civil rights leaders and activists are gathering at sites across the country to celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. On the same day that Americans celebrate King&#8217…