Iran bans travel of US wrestlers in response to Trump order

FILE — In this Dec. 29, 2016 file photo, released by the semi-official Iranian Students News Agency (ISNA), a long-range S-200 missile is fired in a military drill in the port city of Bushehr, on the northern coast of Persian Gulf, Iran. By putting Iran “on...

US added a healthy 227K jobs last month; rate up to 4.8 pct.

FILE – In this Tuesday, July 19, 2016, file photo, Reina Borges, left, stands in line to apply for a job with Aldi at a job fair in Miami Lakes, Fla. On Friday, Feb. 3, 2017, the Labor Department issues its jobs report for January. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File) WASHINGTON...

US hits 13 people, dozen companies in new Iran sanctions

White House press secretary Sean Spicer speaks during the daily press briefing, Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017, in the briefing room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is imposing sanctions on 13 people and a dozen...

Germany open to discussing name records for train travelers

BERLIN (AP) — Germany says it is willing to discuss with Belgium the possibility of recording passenger data for travelers on international trains. Belgium, France and the Netherlands reached an agreement last week to draw up passenger lists and introduce passport checks on...

Paris attack raises new security concerns over Olympics

Police officers cordon off the area outside the Louvre museum near where a soldier opened fire after he was attacked in Paris, Friday, Feb. 3, 2017. Police say the soldier opened fire outside the Louvre Museum after he was attacked by someone, and the area is being evacuated. (AP...

Court filing details former Baylor football coach’s conduct

FILE – In this Dec. 5, 2015, file photo, Baylor coach Art Briles stands in the tunnel before the team’s NCAA college football game against Texas in Waco, Texas. A new court filing detailed allegations that former Baylor coach Briles ignored sexual assaults by players,...

DeVos clears Senate hurdle toward becoming ed secy

FILE – In this Jan. 17, 2017 file photo, Education Secretary-designate Betsy DeVos testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington at her confirmation hearing before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee. DeVos bid to become education secretary could be in...

AP source: US preparing new Iran sanctions over missile test

White House press secretary Sean Spicer speaks during the daily press briefing, Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017, in the briefing room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is preparing to levy new sanctions on Iran, U.S....

Newest NY casino has 2K slots, 77 table games, 1 cemetery

TYRE, N.Y. (AP) — New York state’s newest casino has 2,000 slot machines, 77 table games, 12 poker tables, a food court, a concert venue — and a cemetery. The Las Vegas-style del Lago Resort and Casino opened Wednesday in the Cayuga County town of Tyre. The...

Shortage of lettuce, broccoli in Europe due to bad weather

LONDON (AP) — Europe is suffering a shortage of lettuce, broccoli and other vegetables, with shelves going bare in some supermarkets, due to bad weather. Stores in Britain were rationing Friday the number of lettuces shoppers can buy, with some removing iceberg, sweet gem...