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January 17, 2017

First Line News Articles for Tuesday, January 17 2017

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Martin Luther King Jr. fought for more than civil rights. This was the protest less remembered

In January 1967, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. packed several suitcases and secluded himself on the coast of Jamaica, far from the telephone, far from the crises roiling America.

With Blacks Alarmed by His Tone, Trump Meets With Martin Luther King III

With tensions escalating between President-elect Donald J. Trump and prominent black leaders, Mr. Trump met privately on Monday with the eldest son of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on the holiday devoted to the civil rights hero.

FBI arrests wife of Orlando nightclub massacre gunman Omar Mateen

The FBI on Monday arrested the wife of the gunman in the Pulse Nightclub massacre on charges connected to the shooting rampage, investigators confirmed to Fox News

Istanbul police arrest suspect, 4 others in Reina nightclub shooting

Police in Istanbul have arrested the man suspected of plotting the deadly New Year’s Eve attack on the Reina nightclub along with four others, according to Turkish news agency Anadolu.

Germany says NATO concerned about Trump ‘obsolete’ remark

Germany’s Foreign Minister said on Monday that U.S. President-elect Donald Trump’s comments that NATO was obsolete had aroused concern across the 28-member alliance

Mexican Resort Shooting Kills 5, Panics Festival-Goers

Gunfire broke out in a crowded beachfront nightclub throbbing with electronic music before dawn Monday, causing five deaths and setting off a bloody stampede by screaming concertgoers at an international festival in this Caribbean resort.

Eugene Cernan, last man on the moon, dies

Eugene A. Cernan, the last astronaut to leave his footprints on the surface of the moon, has died, NASA said Monday.

What You Need to Know About the Deadly ‘Superbug’ Infection Resistant to All FDA-Approved Antibiotics

The rise of drug-resistant bacterial “superbugs” have been a concern of public health officials for years, but the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reported a worse-case scenario — a woman with a bacterial infection that was resistant to all FDA-approved treatments.