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U.S. arrests wife of gunman who killed 49 at Orlando nightclub

Undated photo from a social media account of Omar MateenU.S. authorities have arrested the wife of the gunman who killed 49 people at an Orlando gay nightclub last year, a massacre that intensified fears about attacks against Americans inspired by the Islamic State, the U.S. attorney general said on Monday. The arrest of Noor Salman came seven months after her husband Omar Mateen went on the rampage and was killed by police while holed up in the Florida club. "Certainly I can confirm that an arrest did occur in this case," Attorney General Loretta Lynch told MSNBC after reports in the New York Times and other media outlets.



Martin Luther King's daughter says 'God can triumph over Trump'

A visitor holds a commemorative booklet during the Martin Luther King, Jr. 46th Annual Commemorative Service in AtlantaThe daughter of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King marked the holiday that honors her father on Monday by siding with African-American congressman and activist John Lewis over President-elect Donald Trump in an imbroglio that erupted over the weekend. Lewis, 76, a contemporary of King's who endured beatings and jail time in the fight for racial equality in the 1960s, said in a televised interview that he saw Trump's election as illegitimate because of Russian tampering in the campaign, drawing a scornful response from Trump. Bernice King, the youngest daughter of Martin Luther King, who would have been 88 years old on Sunday, was interrupted frequently by thunderous applause during an address at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, the house of worship in Lewis' district where King once preached.



Ice storm pelts central U.S., causing deadly road conditions

A car is buried in snow after a heavy winter storm in Incline Village, NevadaBy Timothy Mclaughlin CHICAGO (Reuters) - A winter storm battered a large swath of the central United States on Sunday with ice and freezing rain, creating dangerous driving conditions that caused at least five traffic-related deaths and leaving thousands without power. Ice storm warnings and winter weather advisories were in effect for parts of 10 states, stretching from New Mexico to Wisconsin from the storm that has clobbered the region since Friday, according to the National Weather Service. Oklahoma, Kansas and Missouri were particularly hard hit.



Wilmington police ID man found fatally shot after crash

Wilmington police ID man found fatally shot after crashWilmington police have identified the driver who was discovered to have fatal gunshot wounds after he hit several parked cars with his truck.



Search resumes for father, toddler swept into ocean by wave

In this photo provided by the Oregon State Police taken Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017, OSP troopers on all-terrain vehicles search a beach about two miles north of Cape Blanco, Oregon, where a father and his young son were swept out to sea Sunday as they walked near the surf. (Oregon State Police via AP)NORTH BEND, Ore. (AP) ? The Coast Guard says it has resumed a search for a father and his young son after a wave swept them to sea from an Oregon beach.



Man killed in Willingboro shooting ID'd

Man killed in Willingboro shooting ID'dGunfire erupted in Willingboro late Sunday night, leaving at least one man fighting for his life.



The Latest: Davos backdrop is 'disruptive transformation'

President and Founder of the World Economic Forum, Klaus Schwab, gestures as he speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in Davos, Switzerland, Sunday Jan. 15, 2017. Business and world leaders are gathering for the annual meeting in Davos. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) ? The Latest on the World Economic Forum's annual meeting in the Swiss ski resort of Davos (all times local):



Air Force: PTSD, other factors led airman to kill commander

SAN ANTONIO (AP) ? U.S. Air Force investigators have determined that post-traumatic stress disorder and the unraveling of a distinguished military career led an airman to fatally shoot his commander last year at a San Antonio base before killing himself, according to Air Force documents.


Ivanka Trump lays groundwork for policy role in Washington

FILE - In this Nov. 11, 2016, file photo, Ivanka Trump, daughter of President-elect Donald Trump, arrives at Trump Tower in New York. Ivanka Trump plans to step aside from her executive roles at the Trump Organization and her lifestyle brand, but says she is confident both businesses will continue to ?thrive.? (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci, File)DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) ? She may not be working in the White House, but that doesn't mean Ivanka Trump is staying out of politics.



The Latest: Detroit bicyclists mark MLK Day holiday

FILE - In this Aug. 28, 1963, file photo, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., head of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, addresses marchers during his "I Have a Dream" speech at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington. As civil rights leaders and activists gather Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, at sites across the country to celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., the slain civil rights leader?s daughter Bernice King is encouraging Americans to fight for his vision of love and justice ?no matter who is in the White House.? (AP Photo, File)ATLANTA (AP) ? The Latest on celebrations across the country for Martin Luther King Jr. Day (all times local):



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