• What mackerel and a volcano can tell us about climate change

    PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — What could an Indonesian volcanic eruption, a 200-year-old climate disaster and a surge in the consumption of mackerel tell us about today’s era of global warming?

  • Hackers claim to take down oil company website over soccer

    LIBREVILLE, Gabon (AP) — Hackers say they have taken down the website of the French oil company Total over its sponsorship of the ongoing African Cup of Nations soccer tournament in the central African country of Gabon.

  • Germany’s top Olympic official proposes Russia ban

    MOSCOW (AP) — The president of the German Olympic Committee has called for Russia to be banned from the 2018 and 2020 Olympics if sports bosses there are found to have known about state-sponsored doping.

  • Shyamalan’s ‘Split’ divides competition to rule box office

    NEW YORK (AP) — M. Night Shyamalan’s psychological thriller “Split” blew away box-office expectations, earning $40.2 million in ticket sales over inauguration weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday.

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  • French voters choosing left-wing presidential nominee

    PARIS (AP) — French left-wing voters cast ballots Sunday in a nationwide presidential primary aimed at producing a Socialist candidate strong enough to confront formidable conservative and nationalist rivals in the April-May general election.

  • NY governor seeks $2B to fix some of nation’s oldest pipes

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has a plan to spend $2 billion to address water contamination and the state’s aging, leaky pipes.

  • Israel pushes ahead with settlements as Trump takes office

    JERUSALEM (AP) — The municipality of Jerusalem granted final approval Sunday for the construction of hundreds of new homes in east Jerusalem, while a hard-line Cabinet minister pushed the government to annex a major West Bank settlement as emboldened Israeli nationalists welcomed the presidency of Donald Trump.

  • Trump’s victory creates uncertainty for wind and solar power

    HONOLULU (AP) — President Donald Trump has disputed climate change, pledged a revival of coal and disparaged wind power, and his nominee to head the Energy Department was once highly skeptical of the agency’s value. What this means for states’ efforts to promote renewable energy is an open question.

  • At least 32 killed, 50 injured as train derails in India

    NEW DELHI (AP) — An overnight passenger train derailed in southern India, killing at least 32 people and injuring 50 others in the latest accident to hit the country’s massive, disaster-prone rail network.

  • At least 23 killed, 50 injured as train derails in India

    NEW DELHI (AP) — At least 23 people were killed and 50 others injured after a passenger train derailed in southern India, railway officials said Sunday.