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In the dark: Major power outage hits Amsterdam

Large parts of Amsterdam have been hit by a power outage, snarling traffic around the city as trains and trams were halted and many road signals stopped working

Sonar maps from MH370 search will reveal more…

The deep-sea sonar search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 may not have found the plane but will reveal more about how land beneath the Indian Ocean formed and where oil fields could lie

Cargo plane crashes into village in Kyrgyzstan

At least 37 people dead

New Picture Has Some Claiming Elvis is Alive

A new photo has people claiming Elvis is alive. Elizabeth Keatinge (@ekeatinge) has more.

Election Of Top EU Official Gets Little Attention…

The contentious election for European Parliament president has gotten little attention in Europe, which doesn't bode well for the future of the EU.

China's Xi takes spotlight at Davos as US makes…

China is taking the world's most elite annual gathering by storm

GOP targets landmark Endangered Species Act for…

Republicans are readying plans to roll back the influence of the Endangered Species Act, one of the government's most powerful conservation tools

Lawmaker Doesn't Want Food-Stamp Families Buying…

If state Representative Sheila Butt gets her way, a newly proposed bill would ban families using the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program from buying unhealthy groceries like ice cream. Sean Dowling (@seandowlingtv) has more.

France Hosts Israel-Palestine Peace Talks Without…

Both Israel and Palestine are absent from Paris peace talks aimed at a "two-state solution" to settle decades of conflict.

Mexican resort shooting kills 5, panics…

Gunfire breaks out in a crowded beachfront nightclub throbbing with electronic music, causing five deaths and setting off a bloody stampede by screaming concertgoers at an international festival in the Mexican resort of Playa de Carmen

The Latest: Shakira calls for more early…

The Latest: Shakira is suggesting an antidote for violent conflict and divisive populism: Get more kids in pre-school

Returned 100-Year-Old Overdue Library Book Has…

It might have take 100 years, but this library book was finally returned. Emily Drooby (@emilydrooby) has the story.

The Eiffel Tower Might Be Getting A Makeover

Paris officials have proposed more than $300 million in renovations.

UK's May signals EU clean break: no 'half-in…

Britain will make a clean break from the European Union and not seek to remain "half-in, half-out," Prime Minister Theresa May will say Tuesday, disappointing businesses and voters who want the country to stay in the bloc's single market

Defiant EU nations ready themselves for Trump…

European Union nations bracing for the looming Donald Trump presidency showed defiance Monday in the face of the president-elect's stinging comments on everything from NATO and German cars to the crumbling of the EU itself

UK to close Halley Research Station in Antarctica for winter

British scientists have decided to close the Halley VI Research Station in Antarctica for the winter amid concerns about safety

Impish, boyish looks permeate Milan's menswear…

While some designers embrace social media, Alessandro Dell'Acqua is using the latest collection for the No. 21 brand to issue a reminder that there is more to life

Report: Trucking firms using gadgets to cheat on emissions

German public broadcaster ZDF reports that trucking companies in Europe may be using electronic equipment to commit large-scale emissions fraud