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MS-13 inmates sent to restricted unit after prison stabbing

Michael Balsamo, Michael R. Sisak and Jim Mustian, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 2:59pm

The federal Bureau of Prisons is moving some MS-13 gang members in its custody into more restricted housing at certain high-security facilities across the U.S. after a gang stabbing in a Virginia prison, two people familiar with the matter told The Associated Press on Saturday.

Report: Oregon marijuana sales 420% stronger near Idaho

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 2:53pm

Marijuana sales in Oregon along the Idaho state line are 420% the statewide average, according to a state report.

Libya's eastern-based forces move to halt oil exports

Rami Musa and Isabel Debre, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 1:58pm

A move by Libya's east-based forces to choke off oil exports from its territory threatens to throttle much of the country’s oil production, the national oil corporation said Saturday, escalating tensions ahead of an international peace summit to end the civil war.

Away winter blues! Netherlands marks National Tulip Day

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 10:11am

Winter blues 0, joyful color 1.

Rare coin of Britain's King Edward VIII fetches record $1.3M

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 10:02am

One of the world's rarest coins, a gold piece bearing the image of Britain's King Edward VIII before his abdication, has sold for 1 million pounds ($1.3 million), setting a new record for a British coin.

Riots in Lebanon's capital leave more than 150 injured

Bassem Mroue, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 9:38am

Police fired volleys of tear gas and rubber bullets in Lebanon's capital Saturday to disperse thousands of protesters amid some of the worst rioting since demonstrations against the country's ruling elite erupted three months ago. More than 150 people were injured.

Reservations brace for winter storms amid slow recovery

Stephen Groves, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 9:04am

Snow blanketed the living room of Erna Shepard’s home the morning after a storm on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation.

Splits in France's strike movement trigger fears of violence

John Leicester, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 8:25am

A French government minister warned that seditious groups bent on violence were hijacking the protest movement against pension reform that has gripped the country, after a fire Saturday damaged a renowned Paris restaurant patronized by President Emmanuel Macron.

Protesters in Berlin support environment-friendly farming

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 7:48am

Demonstrators in Berlin called for more environment-friendly agriculture practices at a protest Saturday in Berlin that included farmers with more than 150 tractors.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's compulsive claims of 'biggest' ever

Calvin Woodward and Hope Yen, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 6:10am

Size matters to President Donald Trump. So much that he exaggerates continually, sometimes spectacularly, the size of what he does.

US allows Chevron to keep drilling in Venezuela for 3 months

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 5:51am

The Trump administration has granted Chevron a special license to keep drilling oil in Venezuela despite a ban on American companies doing business with President Nicolás Maduro's socialist government.

At least 2 killed, 20 wounded in bombing near Somali capital

Abdi Guled, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 5:51am

At least two people were killed and more than 20 others wounded when a suicide car bomber targeted a construction site along a highway outside Somalia's capital, police said Saturday.

Minister: Germany needs China's Huawei to build 5G network

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 3:52am

Germany's interior minister is suggesting that his country can't build a 5G mobile network without Chinese tech giant Huawei, at least for now, intervening in an issue that has caused tensions between the U.S. and its allies.

UK treasury chief: Some businesses may hurt after Brexit

Gregory Katz, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 2:25am

The British government has announced plans for special events on the night of Jan. 31 when the country officially leaves the European Union but the country's treasury chief has admitted that some U.K. business sectors will suffer as a result.

Putin's moves leave Russian opposition with few options

Daria Litvinova, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 12:53am

Russian President Vladimir Putin played it differently this time.

Former Walmart exec, Royals owner David Glass dies at 84

Dave Skretta, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 8:42pm

Former Walmart Inc. chief executive David Glass, who owned the Kansas City Royals for nearly two decades before selling the franchise last fall, died last week of complications from pneumonia. He was 84.

UN chief urges Haitians to resist escalation at quake event

Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 5:14pm

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres used a U.N. ceremony Friday marking the 10th anniversary of the devastating Haiti earthquake to urge Haitians to resolve differences through dialogue and “resist any escalation that could reverse the gains of the past decade.”

PURA D'OR Argan Oil Now at CVS Stores

Newswire, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 4:24pm

PURA D’OR Argan Oil, the best selling Organic Argan Oil on the internet, is now available at select CVS stores nationwide, meeting the demand for the all-in-one product for the healthiest-looking skin and hair.

Thief steals $145K in cash from marijuana money courier

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 3:56pm

A man stole $145,000 in cash from a marijuana money courier's unmarked van at a Southern California gas station after the driver collected the proceeds from several dispensaries, authorities said Friday.