WASHINGTON - Newly re-elected US House Speaker John Boehner says he wants President Barack Obama to back Republican bills on energy and jobs as a way to break the partisan logjam that has stalled legi


MIAMI - Prominent American lawyer Alan Dershowitz has filed a detailed denial of a woman's claims he had sexual contact with her when she was underage in a case also involving Britain's Prince Andrew.

WASHINGTON - A new US Congress has convened with Republicans ready to take charge of the House and Senate.

Sen. Mitch McConnell was poised to become the new Senate majority leader.

ISTANBUL - Turkish news agencies say a small explosion in Istanbul has injured two people, including a policeman.

State run Anadolu Agency reported the small bomb blast Tuesday in the Sultan Ahmet di

LONDON - A British nursing home says an ex-naval officer who gained attention after vanishing from his care facility and taking an impromptu bus ride to France to attend D-Day commemorations has died.



BAGHDAD - A suicide blast targeting Iraqi security forces and subsequent clashes with Islamic State extremists on Tuesday killed at least 23 troops and pro-government Sunni fighters in the country's e

SHANGHAI - Some wailed and some staggered with grief as the relatives of the 36 people killed in Shanghai's New Year's Eve stampede visited the disaster site Tuesday for seventh-day commemorations tha