Sunday, December 17, 2017

Nation & World

Putin says Trump foes harm U.S. with Russia collusion inquiries

Putin says Trump foes harm U.S. with Russia collusion inquiries

MOSCOW — President Vladimir Putin said Thursday the United States is only hurting itself with investigations of alleged collusion between President Donald Trump’s campaign and Russia, and the Kremlin leader vowed he won’t allow the radical opposition...
Published: 12/14/17
U.S. says missile parts prove Iran is illicitly arming Houthis

U.S. says missile parts prove Iran is illicitly arming Houthis

WASHINGTON — Flanked by singed missile remnants, President Donald Trump’s envoy to the United Nations declared Thursday that "undeniable" evidence proves Iran is arming Houthi rebels in Yemen, the latest bid by the Trump administration to rally the w...
Published: 12/14/17
VIDEO: Cops corral cow that wandered away from nativity scene

VIDEO: Cops corral cow that wandered away from nativity scene

PHILADELPHIA — A cow that escaped twice from a nativity scene in Philadelphia is back in place. The cow, nicknamed "Stormy," wandered away from the nativity scene at Old First Reformed Church of Christ Thursday and ended up on Interstate 95. Philadel...
Published: 12/14/17
Sen. John McCain, battling brain cancer, is in Walter Reed from effects of treatment

Sen. John McCain, battling brain cancer, is in Walter Reed from effects of treatment

Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., has been admitted to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center for recovery from the side effects of another round of treatment for brain cancer, according to his office.McCain, who missed a third straight day of Senate ...
Published: 12/14/17
A lawmaker accused of molesting a teen killed himself. His widow calls it a ‘high-tech lynching.’

A lawmaker accused of molesting a teen killed himself. His widow calls it a ‘high-tech lynching.’

LOUISVILLE — Dan Johnson posted a final message on Facebook to his friends and family on Wednesday afternoon. It appeared to be a goodbye.In it, he denied the accusations that had tormented him and his family for the past 48 hours — that he, a Kentuc...
Published: 12/13/17
Updated: 12/15/17
Text messages in hand, Republicans plan to accuse Justice Department of bias

Text messages in hand, Republicans plan to accuse Justice Department of bias

WASHINGTON — The release Tuesday night of FBI officials’ text messages describing the possibility of a victory by Donald Trump as "terrifying" and saying that Hillary Clinton "just has to win" is fueling a Republican campaign to attack the impartiali...
Published: 12/13/17
In texts, FBI officials in Russia inquiry said Clinton ‘just has to win’

In texts, FBI officials in Russia inquiry said Clinton ‘just has to win’

WASHINGTON — Senior FBI officials who helped investigate Donald Trump’s presidential campaign last year wrote in text messages that Hillary Clinton "just has to win" and described a potential Trump victory as "terrifying," according to texts released...
Published: 12/13/17
5 things to know about Alabama’s new U.S. senator, Doug Jones

5 things to know about Alabama’s new U.S. senator, Doug Jones

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Doug Jones, a Democrat who once prosecuted two Ku Klux Klansmen in a deadly church bombing and has now broken the Republican lock grip on Alabama, is the state’s new U.S. senator. Here are some facts about Jones: CLOSE TO HOME Jone...
Published: 12/13/17
Roy Moore not conceding as Democrat Doug Jones wins bitter Alabama Senate race

Roy Moore not conceding as Democrat Doug Jones wins bitter Alabama Senate race

In a stunning victory aided by scandal, Democrat Doug Jones won Alabama’s special Senate election on Tuesday, beating back history, an embattled Republican opponent and President Donald Trump, who urgently endorsed GOP rebel Roy Moore despite a litan...
Published: 12/12/17
Updated: 12/13/17
Sessions says attacks show security issue

Sessions says attacks show security issue

BALTIMORE — A botched suicide mission on the New York City subway system showed in the "starkest terms" that the failures of the U.S. immigration system are a national security issue, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Tuesday during a stop in ...
Published: 12/12/17