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Updated at 7:28 AM

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) " Dan Adamescu, one of Romania's richest businessmen serving a prison sentence for bribery, has died. He was 68. Daughter-in-law Adriana Constantinescu told Romania TV that Adamescu died Tuesday in a private hospital where he had been transferred from prison for treatment for an infection. In May, Adamescu was sentenced to four years and four months in prison for instructing his lawyer to pay bribes of 20,000 euros ($20,150) to judges in December...

Updated at 7:26 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The Senate Finance Committee is ready to interrogate President Donald Trump's pick for health secretary. Republican Georgia Rep. Tom Price is a veteran conservative congressman and orthopedic surgeon who is backed by...

Updated at 7:22 AM

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) " An Alaska man convicted of illegally dumping human waste into a harbor from a floating strip club he was operating has been spared serving prison time. Darren Byler instead was sentenced Monday in Anchorage to five...

Updated at 7:22 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " It's the first full work week for the Trump administration, and the talk is all about emoluments, executive orders, a border tax, TPP and much more. If you're rusty on some of those terms, grab this glossary to help get up...

Updated at 7:17 AM

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) " The longtime partner of the founder of a ramshackle Oakland artists' colony where dozens of people burned to death in a fire last month says she's sorry about what happened but is angry about what she called "pretty...

Updated at 6:59 AM

BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan (AP) " A court in Kyrgyzstan on Tuesday upheld a life sentence for an ethnic Uzbek journalist in a case that has drawn international criticism. Azimzhan Askarov was convicted in 2010 for stirring up ethnic hatred, a...

Updated at 6:53 AM

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) " New Jersey Transit officials warned riders to be prepared for a crowded, crawling Tuesday morning commute due to earlier weather-related damage. Whipping winds from a power nor'easter downed electrical wires Monday...

Updated at 6:52 AM

LONDON (AP) " Britain's Supreme Court will rule Tuesday on whether the prime minister or Parliament has the right to trigger the process of taking Britain out of the European Union. The 11 justices will either uphold an earlier ruling...

Updated at 6:52 AM

After two straight years of all-white acting nominees and an overhauling of the motion picture academy, the Oscars were poised to trend in a different direction Tuesday. Barry Jenkin's luminous coming-of-age tale "Moonlight," the...

Updated at 6:21 AM

FARINDOLA, Italy (AP) " The death toll from an avalanche in central Italy has climbed to 12, with 17 people still missing under a mountain resort buried by tons of snow and rubble. Firefighters located five more bodies overnight and the...

Updated at 5:15 AM

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) " A state-owned newspaper in Dubai is reporting that authorities are investigating a center for the disabled after it hosted and publicized a visit by Kim Kardashian West. A story in Tuesday's edition of...

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