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January 19, 2017 11:30 AM Israel's national library acquires famed Judaica collection

JERUSALEM – The National Library of Israel says it has acquired what is considered the world's greatest private collection of Hebrew books and manuscripts. The Valmadonna Trust Library contains some 10,000 items — including a 15th century copy of the Hebrew Bible and one of the only two surviving copies of a 16th century Passover manuscript from Prague 13

January 19, 2017 10:38 AM May Pitches Brexit U.K. as Global Cheerleader for Free Trade

Theresa May pitched post-Brexit Britain as a champion of globalization and free trade, saying she wants to defend the “rules-based international system.” “The U.K. will step up to a new leadership role as the strongest and most forceful advocate for business, free markets and free trade anywhere in the world,” the prime minister said in a speech to the World 17

January 19, 2017 10:03 AM Gambia President-Elect Plans Inauguration in Senegal

DAKAR, Senegal — Gambia's president-elect said Thursday he will be sworn into office at the Gambian embassy in neighboring Senegal, while there was no word from longtime leader Yahya Jammeh on the day that his mandate expired. The Facebook and Twitter accounts for Adama Barrow, run by his staff, said his inauguration would take place Thursday at 4 p.m. in Gambia's 17

January 19, 2017 8:07 AM Russell Westbrook on Zaza Pachulia's foul: 'I don't play that game'

"He hit me kind of hard," Westbrook said. "But it's alright. I'm gonna get his ass back. Straight up." With time ticking down at the end of the second quarter, Pachulia knocked Westbrook down, appearing to push the ball into Westbrook's face. Westbrook remained down on the ground holding his face. Pachulia was handed a flagrant one foul for the play following 13

January 19, 2017 7:05 AM Samsung chief staves off arrest, but prosecutor keeps chasing

SEOUL A South Korean court on Thursday dismissed an arrest warrant against the head of Samsung Group [SAGR.UL], the country's largest conglomerate, amid a graft scandal that has led to the impeachment of President Park Geun-hye. But the reprieve for Jay Y. Lee, 48, may only be temporary, as the special prosecutor's office said it would pursue the case. Lee, who has led Samsung 14

January 19, 2017 6:53 AM India tribunal rules in favour of lenders in Kingfisher loan default case

MUMBAI Jan 19 A tribunal in the southern Indian city of Bengaluru has ruled in favour of a group of creditor banks seeking to recover more than $1 billion in loans now-defunct Kingfisher Airlines owes them, television channels reported on Thursday. Kingfisher, once India's second-biggest airline and controlled by liquor baron Vijay Mallya, stopped flying 15

January 19, 2017 6:04 AM Los Angeles Angels OF Kole Calhoun gets 3-year extension

Outfielder Kole Calhoun agreed to a three-year contract extension with the Los Angeles Angels, plus a club option for 2020, the team announced on Wednesday. Financial terms were not disclosed, but the Orange County Register reported the deal is worth $26 million. Calhoun, who earned $3.4 million in 2016, batted .271 with 18 home runs and 75 RBIs in 157 games 17

January 19, 2017 4:30 AM Drug deaths reach record high in British Columbia last year

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Canada’s Pacific coast province of British Columbia reached a new peak of 914 illicit drug overdose deaths last year with the arrival of the deadly opioid fentanyl. The figure is almost 80 percent higher than the province’s 510 overdose deaths due to illicit drugs in 2015. The British Columbia Coroners Service said Wednesday 14

January 19, 2017 3:44 AM Priyanka Chopra collects People's Choice Award days after suffering concussion

Quantico star Priyanka Chopra collected the People's Choice Award for Favorite Dramatic TV Actress days after suffering a concussion during an on-set mishap. "I'm just really psyched. Can I, like, do a little wiggle? I'm sorry, it's the concussion talking. But thank you so much. This means the world to me. Thank you," Chopra said Wednesday night after 15

January 19, 2017 3:35 AM With Hall of Fame election, deep wounds closing for Jeff Bagwell

As Jeff Bagwell exhales from the rigors of a seven-year wait and wraps his mind around his newfound Hall of Fame status, it's only natural for historians and fans to reflect upon the contributions that made him such a force in his prime. Bagwell's 449 home runs and .540 slugging percentage are testament to his value as a hitter. But he was also a superb 14