Government and politics

FILE - In this Aug. 26, 2016, file photo, a Southwest Airlines jet makes its approach to Dallas Love Field airport, in Dallas. Southwest Airlines Co. reports earnings, Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File)
January 25, 2018 - 6:54 am
DALLAS (AP) — Southwest Airlines is reporting that fourth-quarter net income soared to $1.89 billion on a massive tax benefit. Per-share profit for the Dallas carrier was $3.18, but 77 cents when adjusted for one-time gains, including $1.4 billion due to sweeping changes in U.S. tax law. Per-share...
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A boy stands in front of Calik mosque damaged on a rocket attack Wednesday night, in the town of Kilis, Turkey, near the border with Syria, Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, after two rockets fired from inside Syria wounded at least 13 people when they hit a house and the mosque during evening prayers. This is the latest in a series of rocket attacks against the Turkish border town since Ankara launched a military offensive into Afrin. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
January 25, 2018 - 6:24 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The United States would prefer that Turkish troops "remove themselves" from a conflict in the Syrian border town of Afrin, President Donald Trump's homeland security adviser said Thursday. He also appealed to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to focus on "longer-term strategic...
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Soldiers guard the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, hours before U.S. President Donald Trump is scheduled to arrive at the forum. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
January 25, 2018 - 6:17 am
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (all times local): 12:15 p.m. Philip Hammond, Britain's Treasury chief, says services — particularly finance — have to be part of any post-Brexit deal with the European Union. Speaking at the World Economic Forum...
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The North Korean women's ice hockey players are greeted as they arrive at the South Korea's national training center, Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, in Jincheon, South Korea. Twelve North Korean female hockey players have crossed the border into South Korea to form the rivals' first-ever Olympic team during next month's Pyeongchang Winter Games. (Song Kyung-Seok/Pool Photo via AP)
January 25, 2018 - 5:46 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Female hockey players from the rival Koreas were paired up with each other Thursday to form their first-ever Olympic squad during next month's Pyeongchang Winter Games, as their countries press ahead with rare reconciliation steps following a period of nuclear tensions. A...
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January 25, 2018 - 5:44 am
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The chairman of the African Union Commission said Thursday that the continent's leaders cannot stay silent after U.S. President Donald Trump's alleged vulgar remarks about African countries and Haiti. Moussa Faki Mahmat told African foreign ministers gathering in the...
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Soldiers guard the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, hours before U.S. President Donald Trump is scheduled to arrive at the forum. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
January 25, 2018 - 5:40 am
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (all times local): 11:35 a.m. President Donald Trump has arrived in the Swiss Alps to attend the World Economic Forum. Trump flew to the town of Davos by helicopter from Zurich, where he arrived Thursday morning...
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January 25, 2018 - 5:40 am
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The chairman of the African Union Commission says the continent's leaders cannot stay silent after U.S. President Donald Trump's alleged vulgar remarks about African countries and Haiti. Moussa Faki Mahmat told African foreign ministers gathering in the Ethiopian...
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January 25, 2018 - 5:16 am
DENVER (AP) — A sheriff's deputy was shot to death during a confrontation north of Denver and one suspect has been taken into custody and a manhunt is on for two others, authorities said. A spokeswoman for the Adams County Sheriff's Office said deputies were called to an "assault in progress"...
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January 25, 2018 - 5:03 am
DENVER (AP) — Authorities say a sheriff's deputy was shot to death during a confrontation north of Denver and that one suspect has been taken into custody and a manhunt is on for two others. A spokeswoman for The Adams County Sheriff's Office says deputies were called to an "assault in progress"...
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Soldiers guard the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, hours before U.S. President Donald Trump is scheduled to arrive at the forum. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
January 25, 2018 - 4:52 am
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (all times local): 10:50 a.m. U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says the U.S. is ready to negotiate an "attractive" trade deal with Britain once the country has left the European Union. At the World Economic...
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