US singer Chris Brown detained in Paris after rape complaint
PARIS (AP) — U.S. singer Chris Brown and two other people are in custody in Paris after a woman filed a rape complaint, French officials said Tuesday.
Kremlin 'optimistic' ahead of WADA doping ruling
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia is "optimistic" ahead of a World Anti-Doping Agency ruling on whether the country's authorities met demands to turn over lab data, Vladimir Putin's spokesman said Tuesday.
10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. SENATE GOP MOVES ON TRUMP PROPOSAL TO END SHUTDOWN Democrats are expected to balk at the $5.7 billion the president wants to build a border wall, alongside temporary protection from deportation for some immigrants.
Political shifts, sales slump cast shadow over gun industry
When gunmakers and dealers gather this week in Las Vegas for the industry's largest annual conference, they will be grappling with slumping sales and a shift in politics that many didn't envision two years ago when gun-friendly Donald Trump and a GOP-controlled Congress took office.
Trump's proposal to break budget deadlock falls flat
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans have released a measure designed around President Donald Trump's proposal for breaking a budget impasse, its centerpiece his demand for $5.7 billion to build a southern border wall all but guaranteeing Democratic opposition and no foreseeable end to a partial government shutdown.
Afghan officials: Death toll rises to 45 in Taliban attack
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan was reeling on Tuesday from a brazen Taliban assault on a military base in the country's east the previous day that killed at least 45 people and wounded as many as 70, most of them military personnel, according to provincial officials.
China demands US drop Huawei extradition request with Canada
BEIJING (AP) — China on Tuesday demanded the U.S. drop a request that Canada extradite a top executive of the tech giant Huawei, shifting blame to Washington in a case that has severely damaged Beijing's relations with Ottawa.
3 groups; many videos; many interpretations of DC encounter
A group of five black men shouting vulgar insults while protesting centuries of oppression. Dozens of white Catholic high school students visiting Washington for a rally to end abortion.
Democrats lurch left on top policies as 2020 primary begins
NEW YORK (AP) — Democratic presidential contender Julian Castro launched his campaign by pledging support for "Medicare for All," free universal preschool, a large public investment in renewable energy and two years of free college for all Americans.
US aid cuts hit Palestinians, further dimming hope for peace
JERUSALEM (AP) — Tens of thousands of Palestinians are no longer getting food aid or basic health services from America, U.S.-funded infrastructure projects have been halted, and an innovative peace-building program in Jerusalem is scaling back its activities.
Tokyo court rejects Ex-Nissan chair Ghosn's bail request
TOKYO (AP) — A Tokyo court has rejected former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn's latest request for bail, more than two months after his arrest, prolonging a detention that has drawn international scrutiny of Japan's justice system.
Trump lawyer walks back comments about Moscow project
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani on Monday walked back comments he made about discussions Trump had with his former personal attorney about a real estate project in Moscow during the presidential election campaign.
Inmates at Panama youth prison anticipate visit from pope
LAS GARZAS, Panama (AP) — More than 100,000 young people are expected to show up in Panama City when Pope Francis visits this week for World Youth Day.
Pelosi 'playing chess on 3 boards' with health care
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is laying out her strategy on health care and first up is improvements to "Obamacare" and legislation to lower prescription drug costs.
Trump's shutdown solution hangs in limbo
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's proposal to break through the budget deadlock appeared to be gaining little traction Monday, as another missed paycheck loomed for hundreds of thousands of workers and the partial federal shutdown stretched into its fifth week.
Hurdles cleared, Patriots head to 3rd straight Super Bowl
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Tom Brady smiled his way through the week leading up to Sunday's AFC championship game, mostly brushing aside questions about being an underdog for one of the few times during the Patriots' unprecedented run of titles.
Venezuela quells soldiers' revolt, top court blasts congress
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela plunged deeper into turmoil Monday as security forces put down a pre-dawn uprising by national guardsmen that triggered violent street protests, and the Supreme Court moved to undercut the opposition-controlled congress' defiant new leadership.
Frigid air, high winds sweep the Northeast; at least 7 dead
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Falling temperatures replaced the weekend's falling snow Monday as bitter cold and gusty winds swept across the eastern United States.
Man linked to 4 killings suspected of being in US illegally
RENO, Nevada (AP) — Authorities investigating four recent Nevada killings say murder charges are pending against a man suspected of being in the U.S.
5 burning questions ahead of Tuesday's Oscar nominations
NEW YORK (AP) — The Oscars still don't have a host, but on Tuesday morning, they'll at least have nominees. The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences will unveil nominations to the 91st Oscars on Tuesday morning at 8:20 a.m.
UK leader unveils Brexit Plan B, looks a lot like Plan A
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May unveiled her Brexit Plan B on Monday — and it looks a lot like Plan A. May launched a mission to resuscitate her rejected European Union divorce deal, setting out plans to get it approved by Parliament after securing changes from the EU to a contentious Irish border measure.
Kamala Harris opens presidential bid
WASHINGTON (AP) — Kamala Harris, a first-term senator and former California attorney general known for her rigorous questioning of President Donald Trump's nominees, entered the Democratic presidential race on Monday.
AP PHOTOS: Slain journalist captured Libya's turmoil
CAIRO (AP) — Mohamed Ben Khalifa's work as a photographer and video journalist captured the tragedy of refugee corpses washing ashore on Libya's coastline.
Israel increasingly goes public with its strikes in Syria
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel on Monday claimed responsibility for a series of airstrikes on Iranian military targets in Syria, drifting further away from its longstanding policy of playing down or covering up its military activities in the war-torn country.
At Sundance, powerhouse documentaries will be everywhere
LOS ANGELES (AP) — For documentary filmmakers, there's no place like the Sundance Film Festival. The mountainside festival which kicks off Thursday in Park City, Utah, has become known for launching nonfiction films to box office successes and awards, and this year is shaping up to be no different.

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