Trump's no chump

MANCHESTER, N.H. - With a decisive win in the New Hampshire primary, Donald Trump served notice to those who have refused to take his 2016 White House campaign seriously: The celebrity real-estate developer and former reality show host is no joke.

Fed's Yellen says global risks could pose U.S. growth threat 10:18am EST

WASHINGTON Tightening financial conditions driven by falling stock prices, uncertainty over China and a global reassessment of credit risk could throw the U.S. economy off track from an otherwise solid course, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said on Wednesday in prepared testimony to Congress.

A U.S. Marines Corps personnel guides the media on board the USS Boxer LHD as a helicopter prepares for takeoff at a location off Goa in this October 29, 2006 file photo.    REUTERS/Prashanth Vishwanathan/Files

U.S. and India consider joint patrols

NEW DELHI - The United States and India have held talks about conducting joint naval patrols that a U.S. defense official said could include the disputed South China Sea, a move that would likely anger Beijing, which claims most of the waterway.  Full Article 

Kurdish members of the Self-Defense Forces carry flags as they stand near the Syrian-Turkish border in the Syrian city of al-Derbasiyah during a protest against the operations launched in Turkey by government security forces against the Kurds, February 9, 2016. REUTERS/Rodi Said

Turkey chastises U.S.

ISTANBUL - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan upbraided the United States for its support of Syrian Kurdish rebels, saying Washington's inability to understand the group's true nature had turned the region into a "sea of blood."  Full Article 

A prototype of Google's own self-driving vehicle is seen during a media preview of Google's current autonomous vehicles in Mountain View, California September 29, 2015.  REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage

Artificial intelligence, a designated driver?

WASHINGTON/DETROIT - U.S. vehicle safety regulators have said the artificial intelligence system piloting a self-driving Google car could be considered the driver under federal law.  Full Article 

An elephant walks in Serengeti National Park in this August 18, 2012 file photo. REUTERS/Noor Khamis/Files

Follow the gun, save the elephant

DAR ES SALAAM - Police in Tanzania are concentrating on guns and phones owned by elephant poachers. By combining that with old-fashioned detective work, they are capturing suspects.  Full Article 

Cheeky Monkey sets Chinese New Year tone

As Chinese communities celebrate the start of the year of the monkey, masters of the ancient art of Feng Shui expect plenty of fun, and mischief ahead. Tara Joseph reports.

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