Breaking News 24 January 2017

  • UN envoy says Kazakhstan talks produce 'very important' truce commitment by Russia, Iran,Turkey (AP)

  • Official: Trump to sign executive orders advancing Keystone XL Dakota Access pipelines (Reuters)

  • Trump at meeting with automaker: Environmentalism is out of control (Reuters)

  • Syrian regime's negotiator says all parties agree upon consensual text in Kazakhstan (Reuters)

  • Russia, Turkey, Iran say no military solution to Syrian conflict, support UN-led talks (Reuters)

  • Jordanian King to visit Russia to discuss counter-terrorism (Reuters)

  • Turkey, Russia, Iran agree on mechanism to monitor Syria cease-fire violations (Reuters)

  • Jihadist group Fateh al-Sham attacks FSA rebel groups in Syria, rebels say (Reuters)

  • UN Syria envoy says not far from final Kazakhstan declaration (Reuters)

  • Syrian rebels say no plan to sign official statement at Kazakhstan talks (Reuters)

  • Second day of Syria talks kicks off in Kazakhstan (AP)

  • Iraqi forces preparing offensive on western Mosul, commander says (Reuters)

  • State of emergency declared for 50 California counties drenched by winter storms (AP)

  • U.S. Senate confirms Pompeo to be Trump's CIA director (Reuters)

  • U.S. Senate committee OKs Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State, must still pass full Senate (Reuters)