Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Nation & World

Trump: Relations with May ‘strong’ after bombshell interview

Trump: Relations with May ‘strong’ after bombshell interview

ELLESBOROUGH, England — A day after landing a series of broadsides against his British hosts, President Donald Trump declared Friday that his relationship with Prime Minister Theresa May was better than ever in yet another bout of diplomatic whiplash...
Published: 07/13/18

FEMA was unprepared for Puerto Rico hurricane, report says

The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s plans for a crisis in Puerto Rico were based on a focused disaster such as a tsunami, not a major hurricane devastating the whole island. The agency vastly underestimated how much food and fresh water it woul...
Published: 07/12/18
ZooTampa’s playful cownose rays pick Sunday’s World Cup Winner

ZooTampa’s playful cownose rays pick Sunday’s World Cup Winner

On Sunday, soccer fans around Tampa Bay — and the world — will be watching the World Cup final. Do you pull for the underdog of all underdogs, Croatia, which is in the championship for the first time? Or is a more traditional foe, France, more your s...
Published: 07/12/18
Charges Dropped Against Stormy Daniels in Strip Club Arrest

Charges Dropped Against Stormy Daniels in Strip Club Arrest

Stephanie Clifford, the pornographic film actress who said she had an affair with Donald Trump before he became president, was arrested and charged with three misdemeanors at a strip club in Columbus, Ohio, her lawyer said Thursday.Prosecutors later ...
Published: 07/12/18
Government reopens probe of Emmett Till slaying

Government reopens probe of Emmett Till slaying

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — The federal government has reopened its investigation into the slaying of Emmett Till, the black teenager whose brutal killing in Mississippi shocked the world and helped inspire the civil rights movement more than 60 years ago. Th...
Published: 07/12/18
Stormy Daniels arrested at an Ohio strip club for touching patrons, police say

Stormy Daniels arrested at an Ohio strip club for touching patrons, police say

Adult-film actress Stormy Daniels was arrested at a strip club in Columbus, Ohio after allegedly touching patrons during a Wednesday night performance, according to police.Columbus police charged Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, with t...
Published: 07/12/18
Trump: NATO pullout ‘no longer necessary’ after members agree to spending increases

Trump: NATO pullout ‘no longer necessary’ after members agree to spending increases

BRUSSELS (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday reaffirmed his commitment to the NATO alliance after he said member nations caved to his demands by making significant pledges to increasing defense spending."The United States’ commitment to NATO re...
Published: 07/12/18
Elon Musk tweets fixing Flint homes with lead-tainted water

Elon Musk tweets fixing Flint homes with lead-tainted water

FLINT, Mich. — Residents in Flint whose homes still may need new water lines due to lead contamination may have a new benefactor in Elon Musk. The tech billionaire caused a stir on Twitter Wednesday, tweeting Wednesday that he was committing to "fund...
Published: 07/11/18
Puerto Rico’s power company CEO resigns

Puerto Rico’s power company CEO resigns

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The CEO of Puerto Rico’s bankrupt power company resigned on Wednesday just months after he was chosen to oversee its privatization as the U.S. territory struggles to restore electricity to the last of those who remain in the d...
Published: 07/11/18
Croatia reaches World Cup for first time, beats England 2-1

Croatia reaches World Cup for first time, beats England 2-1

MOSCOW — On both ends of the field, Sime Vrsaljko got the job done. The Croatia defender set up the equalizer in the second half and then saved a likely goal by clearing a shot off the line in the first half of extra time. Those two moments of excell...
Published: 07/11/18