For Donald Trump, for one night, there was so much winning. MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - For Donald Trump, for one night, there was so much winning. The billionaire political novice on Tuesday posted a decisive victory in the New Hampshire primary, a once-unthinkable first for an enterprise built on the promise of putting America on top and turning politics on its head. Restive Democrats had their own act of anti-establishment defiance, lining up behind Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, while delivering a broad rejection of Hillary Clinton's second bid for the White House. "We are going to make our country so strong," Trump told a raucous crowd in Manchester, with typical bombast. "We are going to make America so great again.
Analysis: Trump proves GOP establishment can't stop him CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - The current and former chiefs of the state Republican Party condemned him. New Hampshire's only two Republican members of Congress refused to endorse him. The conservative owner of the state's largest newspaper called him "a con man" on the front page. Donald Trump won anyway - big time. So, too, did Bernie Sanders, who will leave New Hampshire with the commanding victory one might expect of a front-runner blessed with the near universal favor of his party. Except all that establishment support belongs to Hillary Clinton. Trump's 18-point victory and the self-described democratic socialist's 21-point win are reminders of the limits of party power in an age of anger toward Washington and frustration with politics.
S. Korea to halt work at joint industrial park with N. Korea SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - South Korea says it will suspend operations at a joint industrial park with North Korea in response to the North's recent rocket launch, the first time in the park's decade of operation that Seoul has halted work there. The move comes after North Korea on Sunday launched a long-range rocket considered by others as a banned missile technology test. South Korean Unification Minister Hong Yong-pyo said Wednesday that the suspension of operations would stop the North from using hard currency from the Kaesong industrial complex to develop nuclear and missile technology. He said at a news conference that the park provided 616 billion won ($515 million) of cash to North Korea since it broke ground in 2003.
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Refugee mental health needs could overwhelm, experts fear BOSTON (AP) - For the thousands of Syrian refugees expected to arrive in the U.S. in coming months, the first order of business will be securing the basics - health care, jobs, education and a safe home. But what organizations helping resettle them might not be prepared for, and what refugees themselves might be in denial about, is the need to treat the mental scars of war, experts said. Iham Al Horani, a 32-year-old refugee living in Worcester, Massachusetts, said he has had little time to think about his mental health in between months of job hunting and shuttling his mother, recovering from sniper gunfire, to doctor's appointments.
In Central America, gangs an obstacle in battle against Zika CUSCATANCINGO, El Salvador (AP) - For health workers battling Zika across much of Central America, the immediate menace is not the mosquitoes that transmit the virus. It's the gangsters who control the streets, and sometimes threaten their lives. Armed and well-organized street gangs known as maras exert near-total control over entire neighborhoods, using sentries to track everyone who comes and goes. In some cases, they deny access to health crews they suspect of working with police or a rival gang. In 2014, an emergency medical technician accompanying a fumigation team in greater San Salvador was shot dead by mara members after they lifted his shirt and, according to local media reports, found he had a tattoo from a rival gang.
German authorities say no one missing in deadly train crash BERLIN (AP) - Police say they are no longer looking for a missing person in the train crash that has killed 10 and injured dozens in a rural area in southern Germany. Police spokesman Stefan Sonntag said Wednesday that after contacting all hospitals in the region, authorities concluded that there was nobody missing after Tuesday's head-on crash on a single-line track in Bad Aibling in Bavaria - as earlier reports had suggested. At the scene of the crash, investigators and emergency personnel started working on removing the wreckage and looking into possible causes for the accident. Authorities are trying to determine why multiple safety measures failed and are examining possible technical errors and human failure.
Obama vows to press ahead on Clean Power Plan after setback WASHINGTON (AP) - The administration of President Barack Obama is vowing to press ahead with efforts to curtail greenhouse gas emissions after a divided Supreme Court put his signature plan to address climate change on hold until after legal challenges are resolved. Tuesday's surprising move by the court is a blow to Obama and a victory for the coalition of 27 mostly Republican-led states and industry opponents, who call the regulations "an unprecedented power grab." By issuing the temporary freeze, a 5-4 majority of the justices signaled that opponents made strong arguments against the rules. The high court's four liberal justices said they would have denied the request for delay.
Sikh man barred from Mexico flight sees 'small victory' MEXICO CITY (AP) - An Indian-American actor and designer who was turned away from an airline flight after refusing to remove his Sikh turban during a security check said he's "thrilled" that Aeromexico is vowing to overhaul its screening protocols. In an interview Tuesday night at a Mexico City hotel where he ended up extending his stay by two nights, Waris Ahluwalia also expressed gratitude for the outpouring of support on social media that he believes helped pressure airline executives to change and apologize. Ahluwalia showed an excerpt from an email that he said came from Aeromexico. The text said the airline had "issued a directive to its staff regarding the religious significance of the Sikh turban" and planned to ask that the U.S.
Yellen to face Congress amid uncertainty on Fed rate policy WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen will address Congress on Wednesday at a time of deepening uncertainty about the Fed's interest rate policies. Since the Fed raised rates from record lows in December, the economic landscape has become clouded by falling stock markets, global weakness and sharply lower energy prices. Against that backdrop, lawmakers will likely want to question Yellen about the probable pace of further rate hikes and the Fed's role in supporting the U.S. economy. After testifying to the House Financial Services Committee on Wednesday, Yellen will address the Senate Banking Committee on Thursday. Last week's jobs report for January further complicated the likelihood and timetable of additional rate increases.
AP PHOTOS: Jumping donkey leaps to fame in Egyptian village EL-ARID, Egypt (AP) - A donkey has leapt to fame in a small Egyptian village by defying her species' well-known stubbornness and jumping hurdles on command. Ahmed Ayman, a 14-year-old farmer living in the Nile Delta north of Cairo, discovered his donkey's natural talent when she leapt over an irrigation canal one day, and decided to train her. "We got a very small barrier, and then would make it higher and higher each day," he said. Now the two perform in front of crowds of gleeful children from their village of el-Arid. Ayman uses a wooden baton to urge the donkey on and leaps over a homemade wooden barrier in the style of an equestrian.