Saturday, December 16, 2017

Nation & World

4 Palestinians killed in latest Jerusalem fallout clashes

4 Palestinians killed in latest Jerusalem fallout clashes

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Four Palestinians were killed by Israeli fire and dozens more wounded along with an Israeli officer in clashes across the West Bank and near Gaza’s border Friday as the fallout continued over President Donald Trump’s announcem...
Published: 12/15/17

Winds temporarily calm on lines of huge California wildfire

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — Calming winds Friday gave firefighters a chance to gain ground against a huge wildfire in coastal mountains northwest of Los Angeles but forecasters warned that conditions would remain dry and warm and the respite from gusts w...
Published: 12/15/17

Anger grows as Puerto Rico misses power restoration deadline

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Union leaders representing Puerto Rico power company workers slammed local and federal officials Friday as the U.S. territory missed a deadline to restore 95 percent of power as promised by the island’s governor. Puerto Rico i...
Published: 12/15/17

Earthquake hits Indonesia’s Java island, deaths reported

JAKARTA, Indonesia — A strong earthquake shook the Indonesian capital Friday night and other cities on the country’s most populous island of Java, killing at least 1 person amid reports of more deaths and collapsed houses.Authorities issued a tsunami...
Published: 12/15/17
Ex-‘Apprentice’ star Omarosa to tell all about White House

Ex-‘Apprentice’ star Omarosa to tell all about White House

WASHINGTON — Former Apprentice star Omarosa is putting the White House on notice as she makes her exit: She has "quite a story to tell" about her time in President Donald Trump’s administration and "the world will want to hear it." Accustomed to the ...
Published: 12/14/17
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