Algerian man held for promoting extremism online, Spain says

MADRID (AP) — Spain’s Interior Ministry said two separate arrests have been made in connection with Islamic extremism, bringing to 188 the number of people accused of jihadi links in Spain since 2015. Police on Monday arrested a 33-year-old Moroccan man in the Canary Islands who had allegedly stated his willingness to carry out attacks […]


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Verdict reached in case of boy who vanished in NYC in 1979

FILE- In this Nov. 15, 2012, file photo, Pedro Hernandez appears in Manhattan criminal court in New York. Hernandez, a former store clerk was convicted Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017, in one of the nation’s most haunting missing-child cases, nearly 38 years after Etan Patz disappeared while heading to his school bus stop. Another jury had […]


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N. Carolina governor offers ‘compromise’ repealing LGBT law

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper, center, holds a press conference in Raleigh, N.C., Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017, with House Democratic leader Darren Jackson, left, and state Senate Democratic leader Dan Blue, to say he will offer a compromise bill to Republicans so that HB2 can be repealed. (Chris Seward/The News Observer via AP) RALEIGH, N.C. […]


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Verdict reached in case of boy who vanished in NYC in 1979

FILE- In this Nov. 15, 2012, file photo, Pedro Hernandez appears in Manhattan criminal court in New York. Hernandez, a former store clerk was convicted Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017, in one of the nation’s most haunting missing-child cases, nearly 38 years after Etan Patz disappeared while heading to his school bus stop. Another jury had […]


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Coast Guard searching for missing single-engine plane

CEDAR KEY, Fla. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for a small plane carrying three people that failed to show up at its destination along Florida’s Gulf Coast. Officials said in a news release that the single-engine plane that left Brooksville on Sunday. A missing plane report was filed just after 5 p.m. […]


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Hezbollah leader says ‘idiot’ Trump makes him optimistic

BEIRUT (AP) — The leader of Lebanon’s militant Hezbollah group says the world will benefit from having an “idiot” in the White House. Hassan Nasrallah said in a speech Sunday that his group is much stronger than when it was created in the early 1980s and should not be concerned about threats from the West. […]


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‘Lego Batman’ dominates ‘Fifty Shades Darker’ at box office

This image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows Batman, voiced by Will Arnett, in a scene from “The LEGO Batman Movie.” (Warner Bros. Pictures via AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — The family-friendly “Lego Batman Movie” has proved to be more of a draw than “Fifty Shades Darker” at the box office. Studio estimates Sunday say […]


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‘Lego Batman’ dominates ‘Fifty Shades Darker’ at box office

This image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows Batman, voiced by Will Arnett, in a scene from “The LEGO Batman Movie.” (Warner Bros. Pictures via AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — The family-friendly “Lego Batman Movie” has proved to be more of a draw than “Fifty Shades Darker” at the box office. Studio estimates Sunday say […]


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Pakistan retaliates after US denies politician visa

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The chairman of Pakistan’s senate says the body will not welcome any U.S. delegation, member of Congress or dignitary in Islamabad. The move comes after the U.S. failed to issue a visa to the senate’s deputy chairman, a member of the right-wing Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam political party. Chairman Raza Rabbani says in a […]


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Martial stars as Man United beats Watford 2-0

Manchester United’s Anthony Martial celebrates scoring his team’s second goal of the game, during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester United and Watford, at Old Trafford, in Manchester, England, Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017. (Nick Potts/PA via AP) MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Anthony Martial scored one goal and set up the other in Manchester […]


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