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Another ice disk grabs attention in Maine

Another ice disk grabs attention in Maine

MILLINOCKET, Maine — The massive ice disk that formed on a Maine river has a baby brother.

Alaska fashion show changes theme after airline objects

JUNEAU, Alaska — The Juneau Arts and Humanities Council changed the theme of its annual fashion show following a complaint by Alaska Airlines.

Correction: Cruise Ship Jump story

MIAMI — In a story Jan. 17 about a man who jumped off a cruise ship in the Bahamas, The Associated Press erroneously reported the man's hometown. He is from Vancouver, Washington.

North Korean diplomat arrives for meeting in Sweden

COPENHAGEN — A North Korean diplomat has arrived in Sweden to take part in an unannounced meeting in Stockholm, officials said Friday.
Manufacturing surge pushes industrial production up 0.3 pct

Manufacturing surge pushes industrial production up 0.3 pct

WASHINGTON — U.S. industrial production increased 0.3 per cent in December, led by the biggest surge in manufacturing in ten months. The Federal Reserve said Friday that that manufacturing output jumped 1.
ICC judges: Former Ivory Coast president must remain jailed

ICC judges: Former Ivory Coast president must remain jailed

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo must spend at least another two weeks in detention at the International Criminal Court, despite being acquitted this week of involvement in deadly post-election violence.
Iran state TV says its US-born newscaster to appear in court

Iran state TV says its US-born newscaster to appear in court

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran's state-run English-language channel is reporting that its American anchorwoman detained in the U.S. will appear in court in Washington. Press TV said Marzieh Hashemi's court appearance is Friday. It did not elaborate.
Drilling machines help frantic search of trapped Spanish boy

Drilling machines help frantic search of trapped Spanish boy

MADRID — Heavy machinery has been brought in by rescuers in southern Spain who plan to drill vertical tunnels next to a deep borehole to reach a 2-year-old boy trapped there for five days.
Indonesia leader to free radical cleric behind Bali bombings

Indonesia leader to free radical cleric behind Bali bombings

JAKARTA, Indonesia — The ailing 80-year-old radical cleric who inspired the Bali bombers and other violent extremists in Indonesia will be released from prison, Indonesia's president said Friday, slashing a 15-year sentence.
Watchdog: Thousands more children may have been separated

Watchdog: Thousands more children may have been separated

WASHINGTON — Thousands more migrant children may have been split from their families than the Trump administration previously reported, in part because officials were stepping up family separations long before the border policy that prompted internat