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Updated at 3:17 AM

BANJUL, Gambia (AP) " Gambia's new vice president will be a female leader of the opposition coalition that helped bring new President Adama Barrow to power, a presidential spokesman announced Monday, as regional troops continued security sweeps to prepare for Barrow's return to the country he now rules. The appointment of Fatoumata Tambajang as vice president was announced at a news conference by coalition spokesman Halifa Sallah. He said the rest of Barrow's cabinet would be revealed...

Updated at 3:15 AM

FARINDOLA, Italy (AP) " Italian emergency crews pulled three wiggling, white sheepdog puppies out Monday from under tons of snow and rubble at an avalanche-struck hotel, lifting spirits even as the search for 20 people still missing dragged on...

Updated at 2:59 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Mike Pompeo was sworn in Monday night as director of the CIA at a crucial time for U.S. national security as intelligence " traditionally a nonpartisan issue " has been thrust into the political arena. "You are stepping up...

Updated at 2:47 AM

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) " The Taiwanese company that assembles Apple's iPhones and other electronics is considering investing $7 billion in a U.S. factory to produce display panels that would create as many as 50,000 jobs. Foxconn CEO Terry Gou...

Updated at 2:30 AM

ALBANY, Ga. (AP) " A tornado warning on television sent Anthony Mitchell, his pregnant wife and their three children scrambling for what little shelter their mobile home could provide. They crouched in a hallway as the twister started taking...

Updated at 1:23 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The Latest on activities in Congress (all times EST): 9:15 p.m. Kansas Rep. Mike Pompeo has been sworn in as the next CIA director. Vice President Mike Pence is praising Pompeo's "wealth of experience" and...

Updated at 11:24 PM

LOS ANGELES (AP) " Sunshine and rainbows alternated with thunderclaps, downpours, snow and hail on Monday as the last in a trio of storms broke up over California after flooding roads and homes and trapping people in swamped vehicles. At...

Updated at 10:41 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Charting a new American course abroad, President Donald Trump withdrew the United States from the sweeping Trans-Pacific Partnership on Monday, using one of his first actions in office to reject a centerpiece of Barack Obama's...

Updated at 10:31 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Rex Tillerson's bid to be secretary of state narrowly won approval Monday from the Republican-led Foreign Relations Committee, a move that all but assures the full Senate will confirm President Donald Trump's pick for the key...

Updated at 10:29 PM

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) " A western Nebraska man is in trouble after using an explosive rifle target to announce the gender of his baby. The Omaha World-Herald reports (http://bit.ly/2jqp0PD )...

Updated at 10:01 PM

Ahhh, can you smell the sweet aroma of shiny trophies in the air? That's right, it's awards season! And the granddaddy of them all, the

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