Thursday, October 11, 2018

Nation & World

Trump engaged in suspect tax schemes as he reaped riches from his father

Trump engaged in suspect tax schemes as he reaped riches from his father

President Donald Trump participated in dubious tax schemes during the 1990s, including instances of outright fraud, that greatly increased the fortune he received from his parents, an investigation by The New York Times has found.Trump won the presid...
Published: 10/03/18
Scrawny dwarf planet, named Goblin, found well beyond Pluto

Scrawny dwarf planet, named Goblin, found well beyond Pluto

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A scrawny dwarf planet nicknamed the Goblin has been discovered well beyond Pluto.A round frozen world just 186 miles (300 kilometers) across, the Goblin was spotted by astronomers in 2015 around Halloween, thus its spoo...
Published: 10/02/18
Democrats' new tack: Go hard after Brett Kavanaugh's credibility

Democrats' new tack: Go hard after Brett Kavanaugh's credibility

WASHINGTON — Democrats are raising new questions about the truthfulness of Brett Kavanaugh's sworn testimony to the Senate, shifting tactics against President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee as they await the results of the FBI's backgrou...
Published: 10/02/18
Biden is preparing for 2020. Can he overcome the Hill-Thomas hearings?

Biden is preparing for 2020. Can he overcome the Hill-Thomas hearings?

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — At a Democratic rally in a downtown ballroom Sunday evening, Gov. Gina Raimondo of Rhode Island spoke vividly about the Senate hearings on the sexual assault allegations against Judge Brett Kavanaugh, saying her “stom...
Published: 10/01/18
NAFTA makes way for USMCA

NAFTA makes way for USMCA

Washington — The United States, Canada and Mexico finalized a sweeping new trade deal late Sunday, just hours before their Oct. 1 deadline. President Donald Trump was up early Monday tweeting that the agreement is "a great deal for all three countrie...
Published: 10/01/18
Cancer researchers share Nobel Prize

Cancer researchers share Nobel Prize

Two researchers from the United States and Japan won the Nobel Prize in medicine on Monday for discoveries that have revolutionized cancer care, turning the body’s immune system loose to fight tumors in an approach credited with saving an untold numb...
Published: 10/01/18
Yale classmate recalls Kavanaugh as frequent, heavy drinker

Yale classmate recalls Kavanaugh as frequent, heavy drinker

WASHINGTON — FBI agents interviewed one of the three women who have accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct as Republicans and Democrats quarreled over whether the bureau would have enough time and freedom to conduct...
Published: 10/01/18
Las Vegas shooting anniversary: 'We remember the unforgettable'

Las Vegas shooting anniversary: 'We remember the unforgettable'

LAS VEGAS — A somber sunrise remembrance ceremony started Monday in Las Vegas with survivors , families of victims, first-responders and elected officials remembering the lives lost when one year ago when a gunman opened fire on a crowd attend...
Published: 10/01/18
Canada, U.S. reach free trade deal with Mexico

Canada, U.S. reach free trade deal with Mexico

TORONTO — Canada was back in a revamped North American free trade deal with the United States and Mexico late Sunday after weeks of bitter, high-pressure negotiations that brushed up against a midnight deadline.In a joint statement, U.S. Trade...
Published: 10/01/18
Employers open free clinics to cut costs

Employers open free clinics to cut costs

KOKOMO, Ind. — Autoworkers in this blue-collar, central Indiana city have an eager helper waiting to pick up the bill at their next doctor visit. Fiat Chrysler is offering free health care for most of its employees and their families — about 22,000 p...
Published: 09/30/18