Gambia’s ex-leader made off with millions, luxury cars

ECOWAS Senegalese troops hold their position near to the presidential palace in the Gambian capital Banjul, Sunday Jan. 22, 2017, one day after Gambia’s defeated leader Yahya Jammeh left the country into exile. People in Gambia’s capital await the arrival of the...

Partial results: Valls, Hamon advance in French primary

Former French Prime Minister and candidate for the French left’s presidential primaries ahead of the 2017 presidential election, Manuel Valls, arrives to cast his vote during the first round of the Socialist party primary election in Evry, south of Paris, Sunday, Jan. 22,...

Some question push for tougher penalties for attacking cops

AP Photo/Orlin Wagner JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Gov. Eric Greitens is pushing to toughen Missouri’s already stiff penalties for attacking a police officer, reflecting similar efforts underway in other states and pleasing many in Missouri’s law enforcement...

Trump's victory creates uncertainty for wind and solar power

HONOLULU (AP) — States that have set ambitious goals for renewable energy face uncertainty with President Donald Trump’s administration. Trump’s pick to head the Energy Department is former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, who once called for abolishing the agency. He...

The Latest: Ryan puts Falcons ahead with shovel pass

Atlanta Falcons’ Matt Ryan throws during the first half of the NFL football NFC championship game against the Green Bay Packers, Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman) The Latest on 3:24 p.m. (all times Eastern): Matt Ryan’s 3-yard shovel pass to...

Avalanche survivors: sipping tea, then world crashed down

In this undated photo released Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017, rescuers work in the area of the avalanche-hit Rigopiano hotel, central Italy. After two days huddled in freezing cold, tons of snow surrounding them in the wreckage of the avalanche-demolished hotel, survivors greeted their...

Current, former major leaguers die in Dominican crashes

In this photo released by Dominican Republic Highway Police and Military Commission, locals and authorities stand at the fatal crash site of MLB player Yordano Ventura near Juan Adrian, Dominican Republic, Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017. Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura, whose electric arm...

Conference championships open with high-scoring matchup

Atlanta Falcons’ Matt Ryan warms up before the NFL football NFC championship game against the Green Bay Packers Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman) The NFC championship game is expected to close out the Georgia Dome with a shootout, with oddsmakers...

Israeli leader delays West Bank annexation vote

The Israeli settlement of Maaleh Adumim looms over Arab Bedouin shacks in the West Bank, Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017. The municipality of Jerusalem has granted final approval for the construction of hundreds of new homes in east Jerusalem, while a hard-line Cabinet minister pushed the...

A Railroad Icon Makes One Last Tour…

Milepost 1159 I was watching some youtube videos the other day (Mr. Maddox can sit and watch them with me seemingly for hours) and we ran across one of a railroad icon that is soon to disappear. Circus Train Video This video features the famous Barnum & Bailey, Ringling...