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Trump officials look to fix California homeless problem, state officials say back off

Trump officials are in California assessing ways to tackle the state's homelessness crisis, but some local officials and experts are skeptical.        ...

Trump officials look to fix California homeless problem, state officials say back off

Source: usatoday.com

HUD Secretary Ben Carson, other top Trump officials to visit California as White House ramps up homeless push The trip brings into sharp focus the Trump administration’s tightly held effort to spotlight and intervene in California’s growing homeless population....
02:52 2019-09-14

Trump officials tour unused FAA facility in California in search for place to relocate homeless people President Trump has directed aides to launch a major crackdown on homelessness in California, spurring an effort across multiple government agencies to determine how to deal with sprawling tent camps on the streets of Los Angeles and other cities, officials said....
06:26 2019-09-12

HUD Secretary Ben Carson and top Trump officials to visit California as White House ramps up homeless push Senior administration officials, including Housing Secretary Ben Carson, plan to visit Los Angeles in the coming days as part of President Trump’s push to crack down on homelessness in California, acc......
21:39 2019-09-13

Seattle residents blame inefficient elected officials for homeless problem, say they've 'lost faith' in system The richest man in America calls Seattle home. So do thousands of others who spend their days wandering the streets glassy-eyed and dirty. Some are on drugs. Others display clear signs of mental illness. At night, Seattle's homeless sleep wherever they can: in tents tucked away on side streets, in p...
22:26 2019-08-22

Trump and California See Same Homeless Problem, but Not the Same Solutions President Trump’s awful descriptions of California’s housing woes can’t be worse than those of the state’s most liberal politicians. But that’s where the agreement ends....
02:26 2019-09-18

Hammer sparks caused California’s largest wildland fire in state history, officials say The 2018 Ranch Fire burned a total of 640 square miles, destroyed nearly 160 homes and killed a firefighter. It all started with sparks from a hammer.        ...
18:00 2019-06-07

Trump administration officials head to California in bid to tackle homelessness President Trump has dispatched a team to California to see what the federal government can do to crack down on the state’s escalating homelessness crisis, Fox News has confirmed....
23:52 2019-09-10

San Francisco homeless stats soar: city blames big business, residents blame officials San Francisco is a city of extremes.  It's got more billionaires per capita than anywhere else in the world but it's also got a homeless problem so severe that it rivals some third-world nations....
13:52 2019-08-20

Pac-12 Admits Officials Missed Critical Penalty On Last Play In Arizona State's Upset Of Michigan State Things got weird at the end of Arizona State’s ugly 10-7 victory over No. 18 Michigan State in East Lansing last Saturday. The Spartans were in ASU territory and with 11 seconds left in the fourth quarter, MSU kicker Matt Coghlin appeared to connect from 42 yards and redeem two earlier misses by sen...
22:00 2019-09-16

Top Turkish officials visit Jordan in move to deepen ties: officials Top Turkish and Jordanian officials sought to deepen relations in talks on Tuesday, days after the kingdom restored full ties with Ankara's ally Qatar, in what officials say is a realignment by Jordan away from longtime Gulf partners....
22:26 2019-07-23

Florida officials play 'Baby Shark' on repeat to keep homeless people out of local park West Palm Beach, Florida officials are playing "Baby Shark" and "Raining Tacos," on loop overnight in an effort to ward homeless people away.        ...
00:39 2019-07-18

Death of man under vehicle believed due to California quake -officials A Nevada man found dead and pinned underneath his Jeep is believed to have been a victim of one of the recent earthquakes in southern California that ranked among the most severe in two decades, sheriff's officials said on Wednesday....
14:00 2019-07-10

Officials: Dozens die in worst-case boat fire off California A pair of fins and flowers are placed on the outside of the Sea Landing at Santa Barbara Harbor in Santa Barbara, Calif., Monday, Sept. 2, 2019. A fire raged through a boat carrying recreational scuba divers anchored near an island off the Southern California coast early Monday, leaving multiple peo...
17:52 2019-09-03

Officials rescue 136 dogs from multimillion-dollar California home More than 100 dogs were rescued this week from a fetid, poop-filled, multimillion-dollar home within a California gated community, according to new reports. Orange County cops were tipped off about a possible animal cruelty condition inside the East Woodbine Avenue home around 2:20 p.m. Thursday and...
18:26 2019-05-31

California deputy shot while getting food at Jack in the Box has died, officials say Southern California sheriff’s deputy Joseph Gilbert Solano, who was shot and critically wounded on Monday while getting food at a fast-food restaurant, has died, officials announced....
07:00 2019-06-13

California’s wildfire season is starting and officials are bracing for the worst In anticipation, Cal Fire has identified 35 top-priority projects to thin vegetation in vulnerable communities Last November, the deadliest wildfire in California history killed 85 and burned the town of Paradise to the ground. Now California’s fire season is starting to heat up again – and official...
11:39 2019-06-15

Officials with utility view damage of deadly California fire PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Top officials with the utility behind the deadliest U.S. wildfire in at least a century quietly toured the burned remains of a Northern California town Friday. The Nov. 8 Camp Fire destroyed the town of Paradise, incinerating about 14,000 homes and killing 85. State investiga...
02:39 2019-06-08

Thirsty animals get help from state wildlife officials PHOENIX (AP) — Thirsty wildlife around Arizona are getting help from the state. The Arizona Game and Fish Department has hauled more than 1.5 million gallons (5,678 cubic meters) of water to 3,000 catchments around the state this year. Hot temperatures and a dry monsoon season are fueling the need. ...
18:26 2019-09-11

27th horse dies at Santa Anita racetrack in California, officials say After a period of six weeks with no fatalities at the now-infamous Santa Anita racetrack in southern California where 26 horses have died in training incidents since December, officials confirmed Wednesday that another animal has died....
18:00 2019-06-08

US Navy officials investigating cause of jet crash in California; status of pilot unknown U.S. Navy officials are investigating the cause of a F/A-18E Super Hornet jet crash in California. The status of the pilot is unknown.        ...
00:52 2019-08-01

Gilroy Garlic Festival gunman took his gun from Nevada to California illegally, officials say The 19-year-old man who killed three people and wounded a dozen more at a Northen California food festival on Sunday bought his rifle legally in Nevada but brought it into California illegally, officials said....
20:13 2019-07-31

Muzaffarnagar Riots Cases Against MLA To Go? State Writes To Officials The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh government has initiated steps that could lead to the withdrawal of court cases against its controversial lawmaker Sangeet Som, related to the 2013......
14:26 2019-08-13

California teen bitten by sea lion in 'rare' attack officials believe linked to poisoning A 13-year-old girl was bitten by a sea lion officials believe may have been poisoned in a “very rare” attack at Pismo Beach Friday on California’s central coast, reports said....
23:13 2019-06-20

California health officials warn of possible measles exposure at Disneyland, Universal Studios California health officials say visitors to Disneyland, Universal Studios and other tourist destinations in the Los Angeles area may have been exposed to measles earlier this month....
21:52 2019-08-24

Potential mass shootings in California, Tennessee averted after tipsters' alerts, officials say Potential mass shootings in California and Tennessee — at a Long Beach hotel threatened by a disgruntled employee and inside a Memphis church targeted by a truck driver who saw "spiritual snakes and spiders" — were thwarted after tipsters grew concerned by the would-be shooters' behavior, officials ...
22:26 2019-08-22

California officials say coffee poses no “significant” cancer risk despite court ruling. LOS ANGELES (AP) — California officials say coffee poses no “significant” cancer risk despite court ruling. The post California officials say coffee poses no “significant” cancer risk despite court ruling. appeared first on LEX18.com....
01:52 2019-06-04

Plague kills off Colorado prairie dog colony, state officials say A prairie dog colony in Weld County, Colorado suffering from plague —  a serious bacterial disease that can spread to humans — has since died off, state wildlife officials announced this week. ...
22:13 2019-08-16

New York State Officials Sue ‘Predatory’ Rent-to-Own Home Seller The lawsuit contends that Vision Property Management puts profits over people by putting hopeful home buyers into houses that often are uninhabitable....
23:52 2019-08-01

Officials Ignored ‘Clear Evidence’ of Abuse by Ohio State Doctor The State Medical Board of Ohio investigated accusations against Richard H. Strauss, but they fell into a “black hole” without the doctor ever being penalized....
01:26 2019-08-31

Al-Jazeera says Sudan officials allow it back into Khartoum The satellite news channel Al-Jazeera says Sudanese authorities have allowed the re-opening of its bureau in Khartoum after it was closed over two months ago...
17:52 2019-08-16

Pennsylvania state Sen. Michael Folmer arrested for child porn, officials say Pennsylvania State Sen. Michael Folmer was arrested after allegedly uploading child pornography online, the state's attorney general announced Tuesday....
18:39 2019-09-18

Chinese, Indian communities in Canada can be used for ‘hostile-state activity’: officials Obtained by The Canadian Press through the access-to-information law, the report's release comes ahead of a federal election in which Canada's relations with China and India as well as fears of foreign-government interference are likely to figure prominently....
06:39 2019-07-13

Cybersecurity officials warn state and local agencies (again) to fend off ransomware Enlarge / Georgia State Police and Capitol Police had their laptops taken offline by ransomware in the latest of many attacks on state and local government agencies. (credit: Scott Olson / Getty Images) Yesterday, the Georgia Department of Public Safety revealed that laptop computers in state poli...
17:52 2019-07-31

9th person in Massachusetts diagnosed with deadly EEE virus, state health officials say A ninth person in Massachusetts has been diagnosed with the rare but potentially deadly mosquito-borne Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) virus, state health officials announced this week. ...
20:26 2019-09-19

Islamic State still a global threat with $300M at disposal, U.N. officials warn While the Islamic State has lost much of its foothold in Iraq and Syria over the past few years of fighting, the militant group is still a global threat with up to $300 million in its coffers, U.N. officials warned....
11:39 2019-08-28

New York Gov. Cuomo Pushes Health Officials to Ban Flavored E-Cigarette Sales in the State (NEW YORK) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo directed state health officials to ban the sale of flavored e-cigarettes, citing the risk of young people getting addicted to nicotine. The Democrat announced Sunday that the state health commissioner would be making a recommendation this week to the sta...
21:13 2019-09-15

Officials say ‘Human Error’ cause a deadly Amtrak train derailment in Washington state The Amtrak-operated train derailed during its inaugural run back in 2017. It flew off a curve before crashing onto traffic below. Federal investigators say the curve was dangerous and the engineer didn’t have proper training. They say the engineer missed several warning signs because of a safe...
11:39 2019-05-23

State Dept. Officials Force Out Top Policy Planner and Adviser to Mike Pompeo Kiron Skinner, one of the highest-ranking African-American women in the department, oversaw a unit developing a long-term strategy addressing China and coordinating a new human rights panel....
01:26 2019-08-04

26th horse dies at Santa Anita racetrack in California, officials investigate possible safety protocol breach Lawmakers and advocacy groups on Tuesday renewed calls for an investigation and halt to horseracing at a Southern California track where a racehorse euthanized Sunday marked the facility's third death in just nine days and 26th fatality since December....
18:00 2019-05-28

Cambodian officials are sending plastic trash back to US, Canada Cambodian officials want the US and Canada to leave their trash at home — and they are sending a whopping 1,600 tons of plastic waste back to where it came from, according to a new report. Eighty-three shipping containers full of trash were discovered Tuesday at Sihanoukville, Cambodia’s main ...
21:39 2019-07-17

Trump attacks California's homeless crisis with false environmental trope The president threatened to issue San Francisco a violation after claiming the city allowed needles and waste to flow into the oceanDonald Trump has targeted San Francisco and its homeless crisis once again, saying his administration will issue the city an environmental violation notice for allowing...
03:00 2019-09-20

Nebraska officials say mosquito that can spread Zika, yellow fever found in state for first time A type of mosquito that’s known to spread illnesses such as Zika virus, yellow fever, dengue, and chikungunya have been found in a Nebraska county, health officials announced this week. ...
22:52 2019-09-11

As candidates flock to Iowa State Fair, officials watch for African swine fever As Democratic presidential hopefuls flock to the Iowa State Fair this weekend, officials there will be on the lookout for an unseen intruder: African swine fever....
14:26 2019-08-09

Deadly mosquito-borne virus found in second Massachusetts resident, state health officials say A second Massachusetts resident has been diagnosed with the potentially deadly Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) virus, state health officials announced late last week. ...
23:39 2019-08-19

Trump visits California, says he’ll do ‘something’ about homelessness problem ``We can't let Los Angeles, San Francisco and numerous other cities destroy themselves by allowing what's happening,'' Trump said aboard Air Force One. He did not elaborate on anything more than 'something' aside from the creation of a task force....
06:00 2019-09-18

'I didn’t have a say': Tillerson accuses Kushner of going behind his back to meet with foreign officials Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said he found out that President Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner had multiple meetings with foreign officials without his knowledge....
09:01 2019-06-28

Florida health officials say mosquito-borne virus that causes brain swelling, death detected in state Heads up, Floridians: A dangerous and potentially deadly mosquito-borne virus has been detected in the state, the Florida Department of Health in Orange County (DOH-Orange) announced late last week. ...
19:26 2019-07-31

Evidence shows ‘brutal’ killing of Saudi journalist ‘planned and perpetrated’ by State officials: UN independent expert Evidence collected in Turkey shows on initial examination, that former dissident and journalist Jamal Khashoggi was the victim of “a brutal and premeditated killing, planned and perpetrated by officials of the State of Saudi Arabia,” according to the United Nations expert conducting an independent h...
15:39 2019-05-21

Blaming shelters and street sleeping, Donald Trump blasts California for homeless crisis Donald Trump hands out a conservative prescription to remedy homelessness, blaming shelters and calling for cities to ban sleeping on streets.        ...
13:52 2019-09-18

Trump pushing for major crackdown on homeless camps in California, with aides discussing moving residents to government-backed facilities President Trump has ordered White House officials to conduct a sweeping crackdown on homelessness in California, citing the state’s growing crisis, according to four government officials aware of the......
21:52 2019-09-10

| Trump denies anything improper in officials' use of his hotels President Donald Trump has denied anything improper in the use by military personnel and Vice President Mike Pence of his luxury golf resorts while on official travel abroad....
07:13 2019-09-10

Trump says US officials staying at his resorts 'nothing to do with me' – live President denies involvement amid US air force investigation into crew’s stopover at Turnberry and criticism of Pence’s Ireland visit – follow live 3.22pm BST A new poll confirms what has been repeatedly shown in recent years: the overwhelming majority of Americans want tougher gun laws.According to...
16:52 2019-09-09

Trump may block $250 million in aid to Ukraine: officials The White House is reviewing whether $250 million in military assistance should be sent to Ukraine in keeping with President Donald Trump's view that U.S. foreign aid must be justified, two senior administration officials said on Thursday....
20:00 2019-08-29

Trump officials warns of ‘active threats’ to U.S. WASHINGTON — The Trump administration outlined “active threats” to U.S. elections as it briefed Congress Wednesday on steps the government has taken to improve election security in the wake of Russian interference in 2016. Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats, FBI Director Christo...
00:13 2019-07-11

Dem wants Trump officials jailed for not turning over tax returns Democratic Rep. Lloyd Doggett said Tuesday that IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin should be jailed or fined for stonewalling congressional subpoenas for President Trump’s tax returns....
17:00 2019-05-22

U.S. officials seek to tamp down Trump rhetoric on Iran U.S. officials who briefed Congress about Iran on Tuesday sought to convince lawmakers that President Donald Trump's administration wants to deter Tehran's aggression, not attack the Islamic republic, members of Congress said....
02:52 2019-05-22

Trump Administration Was Well Aware Of "Red Flagged" Officials: Report One nominee was flagged for his relationship with Russia, another for his alleged ties to white supremacist groups, and several others for criticizing Donald Trump before he became US president....
05:26 2019-06-24

On the border, officials see dividends from Trump’s deal with Mexico Illegal immigration along the U.S.-Mexico border has slowed in recent months, and officials on the frontlines credit in part President Trump's dealings with Mexico. Fox News accompanied agents to see the impact first-hand....
01:00 2019-08-22

No concessions from China as Trump postpones some tariffs: U.S. officials China made no concessions to the United States after President Donald Trump postponed threatened tariffs on some Chinese imports until mid-December, senior U.S. officials said on Wednesday, adding that talks aimed at resolving the trade fight would continue and markets should be patient....
19:52 2019-08-14

Former Trump administration officials: A list of notable departures From the White House chief of staff to the FBI director, from leaving for a new job to learning of his firing from a television, here’s a running list of those who have left the Trump administration....
19:26 2019-07-12

Channeling Trump, Cambodia says U.S. officials can 'pack up and leave' U.S. embassy officials in Cambodia can leave if they do not like it there, a Cambodian government spokesman said on Thursday, following criticism by U.S. diplomats that the Southeast Asian nation's 2018 election was deeply flawed....
12:52 2019-08-01

Officials rescue 136 dogs from pro-Trump organizer’s home More than 100 dogs were rescued this week from a fetid, poop-filled multi-million-dollar home within a California gated community — owned by a lawyer and a local organizer for President Trump, according to new reports. Orange County cops were tipped off about a possible animal cruelty conditio...
14:26 2019-05-31

Iranian officials reject Trump's call for talks Iranian officials rejected President Donald Trump's suggestion that the two nations talk, saying that the United States must change its rhetoric and behavior toward the Islamic republic....
18:13 2019-05-28

Trump officials weaken protections for animals near extinction Changes to how Endangered Species Act is implemented come as world scientists warn biodiversity crisis will put humanity at riskThe Trump administration is scaling back the US government’s latitude to protect species nearing extinction, as world scientists warn that a biodiversity crisis will soon p...
18:26 2019-08-12

House gives committees green light to sue Trump administration officials WASHINGTON – The House passed a resolution Tuesday that gave congressional committees the green light to take Trump administration officials to court. The measure passed 229 to 191. The resolution specifically mentioned Attorney General William Barr and former White House Counsel Don McGahn, w...
23:52 2019-06-11

Not Ready For Trump's Idea To Host G7 At His Golf Resort, Say Officials On Monday in France, President Donald Trump announced he was likely to hold next year's Group of Seven summit - an event involving seven world leaders, hundreds of diplomats, and a massive police......
07:52 2019-08-28

Top Trump administration officials to brief Senate, House on Iran on Tuesday Top officials from President Donald Trump's administration will brief the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives about Iran on Tuesday afternoon, congressional aides said, after lawmakers clamored for more information about tension between the two countries....
21:39 2019-05-21

Obama-era officials who hated Trump were a 'corrupt cabal,' top GOP lawmaker says Top Obama-era officials who did not like then-candidate Donald Trump in 2016 were part of a "corrupt cabal" who feared the New York businessman becoming commander-in-chief, House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Doug Collins, R-Ga., said Tuesday on "Hannity."...
05:52 2019-05-22

Trump officials say U.S.-China trade talks to resume next week Top representatives from the United States and China are arranging to resume talks next week to try to resolve a year-long trade war between the world's two largest economies, Trump administration officials said on Wednesday....
04:26 2019-07-04

Trump Officials Are Split Over Approach to North Korea Talks President Trump faces a choice on whether to grant concessions in return for a freeze on North Korea’s nuclear program or to insist on full denuclearization....
07:52 2019-07-02

Trump talks Afghanistan troop withdrawal with top security officials President Trump met Friday with his top security officials to try to figure out how to withdraw from Afghanistan, where the US has been mired in fighting since the months after 9/11. Team Trump is considering a phased withdrawal of about 5,000 of the 14,000 US troops in the war-torn country — a move...
04:13 2019-08-17

Trump to meet with USDA, EPA officials about biofuels plan: sources U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to meet with Department of Agriculture and Environmental Protection Agency officials late Thursday to consider a plan that would include boosting biofuels requirements for 2020 by 1 billion gallons, according to two sources familiar with the discussions....
07:13 2019-09-06

Top Obama officials aid Chinese firm targeted by Trump order Two former top Obama administration officials are working on behalf of Huawei, even as the Chinese telecom giant faces a Trump administration that increasingly sees it as a threat to national security....
17:26 2019-05-21

House panel votes to subpoena Kushner and other Trump officials Committee authorized subpoenas for 12 people mentioned in Mueller’s report, including current and former advisersFollow the latest in US politics – liveThe House judiciary committee has voted to authorize subpoenas for 12 people mentioned in the special counsel Robert Mueller’s report into election ...
04:00 2019-07-12

GOP report skewers Cummings over contempt push against Trump officials Republican lawmakers on the House Oversight Committee slammed the panel’s Democratic Chairman Elijah Cummings on Tuesday over his push to hold two prominent Trump Cabinet officials in contempt of Congress, accusing him of a double standard while calling the move “unnecessary” and designed to “advanc...
22:39 2019-06-18

Trump administration officials brief Congress, say goal is to deter Iran After a day of closed-door briefings on Capitol Hill, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said their objective over recent days has been to deter Iran....
08:52 2019-05-22

Iran Has Ties to Al Qaeda, Trump Officials Tell Skeptical Congress Some lawmakers fear briefings by Mike Pompeo, the secretary of state, and others are an attempt to provide legal cover for a military strike, echoing the Iraq War....
20:39 2019-06-19

Trump administration officials tell Senate about Big Tech antitrust probes The Justice Department's antitrust division chief, Makan Delrahim, said Tuesday that its probes of big technology companies like Alphabet's Google were a "priority" that could result in either "law enforcement or policy options as solutions."...
22:52 2019-09-17

Trump to visit El Paso and Dayton despite backlash from local officials El Paso congresswoman warns Trump is not welcome as Dayton mayor encourages protestsDonald Trump is likely to receive a cool reception, at best, when he touches down in El Paso, Texas, on Wednesday, three days after a 21-year-old gunman who invoked the language of white supremacy killed 22 people an...
12:52 2019-08-07

Ray Kelly rails against Rikers closure, city’s homeless problem Former Police Commissioner Ray Kelly raged against plans to open neighborhood jails, decriminalize fare-beating and a ballooning homelessness crisis during a radio appearance Sunday. Kelly painted a picture of a city slipping backwards during a Fourth-of-July-weekend interview on AM 970’s Cats Round...
22:39 2019-07-07

Former Los Angeles city administrative officer: homeless problem 'going to get worse before it gets better' A former Los Angeles city administrative officer stepping down from a committee overseeing a homelessness program said this week the citywide problem is going to get worse before it gets better, according to a report. ...
11:26 2019-08-22

The history of the famous poem on the Statue of Liberty that keeps annoying Trump officials Ivan Dmitri/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images The poem inscribed on a plaque in the Statue of Liberty continues to come up in discussions on the Trump administration's immigration policies. The poem, "The New Colossus" by Emma Lazarus, was written in tribute to refugees and immigrants. Lazarus, ...
05:26 2019-08-14

Trump slams contempt vote against Cabinet officials, says Dems have gone 'Loco' President Trump issued a warning to House Democrats Thursday following a committee vote to hold Attorney General Bill Barr and Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross in contempt,  blasting the move and vowing "Republicans will remember!"  ...
16:39 2019-06-13

Trump Officials Blame DHS Secretary Kevin McAleenan for ICE Raid Leaks A day after Donald Trump announced via Twitter that he was postponing nationwide raids by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to deport thousands of families, senior administration officials are furious, blaming acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan for leaking details of the raids...
18:39 2019-06-23

Report: Intelligence Officials Won't Brief Trump on Cyberattacks Against Russia For Fear He Might Get Mad and Tell Putin Buried in a recent news report about America’s secret program of placing “digital implants” in the Russian power grid is an interesting and troublesome revelation. Namely, that senior US intelligence officials are so concerned about the president of the United States being an unrestrained ignoramus ...
22:52 2019-06-16

Trump administration drug officials clash over how to combat fentanyl copycats Trump administration officials are divided over part of a proposal to crack down on illicit versions of fentanyl, the deadly synthetic painkiller that U.S. President Donald Trump targeted in declaring a national opioid abuse emergency....
13:26 2019-07-09

Trump officials to deny green cards to those who use Medicaid or food stamps Rules detail broad range of programs to disqualify applicantsOfficials say they only want migrants who are ‘self-sufficient’ The Trump administration is moving forward with one of its most aggressive steps yet to restrict legal immigration, denying green cards to many migrants who use Medicaid, food...
11:39 2019-08-13

Trump officials to meet with GOP leaders to revive stalled budget talks President Donald Trump’s budget negotiators are planning to meet with Republican leaders at the Capitol Wednesday to try and wriggle out of a stalemate with Democrats ahead of a series of key fiscal deadlines. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney and ac...
17:26 2019-07-10

House panel to vote Wednesday on whether two Trump officials are in contempt of Congress The U.S. House of Representatives Oversight Committee plans to vote on Wednesday on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for stonewalling a probe into an alleged scheme to politicize the 2020 U.S. Census....
03:39 2019-06-11

Officials Defend Military Unit’s Stay at Trump Scotland Hotel (ANCHORAGE, Alaska) — Military officials are disputing a report that claims a joint Air Force and Alaska Air National Guard unit on a routine mission to Kuwait went miles out of their way to spend the night at a resort in Scotland owned by President Donald Trump. Politico first reported that t...
20:26 2019-09-08

Trump officials snub strongman Khalifa Haftar as US shifts course on Libya Administration gives Libyan National Army chief cold shoulder less than two months after Trump showed support in surprise callThe Trump administration has given the cold shoulder to Libyan warlord Khalifa Haftar, less than two months after Trump appeared to show support for him in a surprise phone c...
11:13 2019-06-08

Trump officials approved Saudi nuclear permits after Khashoggi murder Seven licenses approved for Riyadh by US energy departmentDemocrats: ‘Were decisions … based on Trump’s financial ties?’The Trump administration twice approved licenses for the export of nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia after the murder of the Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi, it emerged ...
02:26 2019-06-05

Donald Trump Orders Attack On Iran, Then Calls Off Operation: Officials US President Donald Trump ordered an attack on Iran on Thursday in retaliation for the downing of a surveillance drone in the Strait of Hormuz, officials said, but he called the operation off just......
07:52 2019-06-21

Trump says officials in 'final stages' of working out meeting with North Korea's Kim U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he had been told that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un would like to meet him, and officials are arranging a quick meeting at the demilitarized zone (DMZ) dividing the two Koreas later in the day....
09:00 2019-06-30

Taliban Negotiators Meet With Russian Officials After Trump Ends Talks Taliban representatives have held talks with Russian officials in an apparent effort to restart discussions with the U.S., days after President Trump declared negotiations with the insurgent group dead....
16:39 2019-09-14

Mexico Did Not Agree to Agricultural Deal Touted by President Trump, Officials Say President Donald Trump doubled down on his boast of “large” agricultural sales to Mexico as part of a deal on border security and illegal immigration that averted the threat of U.S. tariffs. But the deal as released had none, and three Mexican officials said they’re not aware of an...
17:13 2019-06-09

Trump, EU officials announce deal to sell more American beef to Europe U.S. President Donald Trump announced a deal on Friday to sell more American beef to Europe, a modest win for an administration that remains mired in a trade war with China, but he said tariffs on European auto exports remain a possibility....
00:13 2019-08-03

North Korea Executed 5 Officials After Failed Trump Summit: Report North Korea executed its special envoy to the United States following the collapse of the second summit between leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump, a South Korean newspaper reported Friday....
07:39 2019-05-31

UPDATE 3-Trump officials say U.S.-China trade talks to resume next week Top representatives of the United States and China are organizing a resumption of talks for next week to try to resolve a year-long trade war between the world's two largest economies, Trump administration officials said on Wednesday....
11:26 2019-07-04

Trump’s promotion of Doral for next G-7 summit catches local officials by surprise The president’s abrupt announcement raised questions about how his resort would handle such an enormous undertaking — and what preparations, if any, are underway....
08:13 2019-08-28

Brazil officials, Bolsonaro's son meet with Trump to discuss Amazon fires Brazil's foreign minister and President Jair Bolsonaro's son met with U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday to discuss the fires ravaging the Amazon rainforest, although no concrete measures to deal with the blazes were announced....
04:13 2019-08-31

Trump set to meet with officials on Afghanistan, amid concerns over withdrawal plans President Trump is set to meet Friday with top security officials on the way forward in Afghanistan, possibly moving toward a phased withdrawal – something critics warn could lead to the Taliban taking hold of the country once again. ...
20:39 2019-08-16

Top secret: Trump's revamp of U.S. security clearances stumbling - officials, report At a time when the United States says China is aggressively spying on its government, a push by President Donald Trump to fix the system that determines who can and cannot be trusted with secrets is behind schedule and disorganized, according to U.S. officials and an internal agency report....
17:13 2019-06-19

In Trump's team, misgivings emerge over any deal with Taliban in Afghanistan: U.S. officials As negotiators work to nail down an agreement with the Taliban to withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan, misgivings have grown among some Trump administration officials and lawmakers that it will erode the United States' ability to thwart attacks from there, U.S. officials said....
04:13 2019-08-31

House Oversight chairman demands private emails from Trump officials A top House Democrat demanded Monday that the White House turn over all communications sent by senior officials using private email and messaging services — including encrypted apps — by next week, citing a blanket refusal by the Trump administration to comply with earlier requests. House Oversight...
01:52 2019-07-02

U.S. House holds 2 Trump officials in contempt over 2020 census dispute The action marks an escalation of Democratic efforts to use their House majority to aggressively investigate the inner workings of the Trump administration....
06:52 2019-07-18

Trump goes after Pelosi, has White House officials confirm he was calm at meeting President Trump said at a freewheeling news conference Thursday that reports of his behavior during a meeting the previous day with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, whom he called “Crazy Nancy,” were untrue -- and he called on other White House officials to back him up....
23:39 2019-05-23

US Checking Claims That Kim Jong Un Executed Officials Over Failed Summit With Trump It will be interesting to see how the president of people who participate in and watch Naked and Afraid spins this, but if reports coming from South Korea are correct, then North Korean President and Trump’s BFF Kim Jong Un may have had five officials executed over the failed summit with the America...
20:26 2019-05-31

This year's wildfire season in California could be worse than last year's, officials warn As bad as last year's wildfire season was in the western USA, this season's could be even worse, federal forecasters warn.        ...
21:00 2019-06-17

Trump officials to move to impose near-total block on asylum seekers at border Supreme court order gives administration the green light to turn away those who have passed through a third countryThe Trump administration is threatening to move swiftly to impose a near-total block on Central Americans seeking asylum at the US-Mexico border after the US supreme court gave its temp...
20:26 2019-09-12

Trump administration sanctions Hezbollah officials for supporting Iran's 'malign activities' The Trump administration applied sanctions against three high-ranking Hezbollah officials, accusing them of supporting Iran's "malign activities" from within the Lebanese government....
08:00 2019-07-10

Trump warned Tehran a U.S. attack was imminent, called for talks: Iranian officials Iranian officials told Reuters on Friday that Tehran had received a message from U.S. President Donald Trump warning that a U.S. attack on Iran was imminent but saying he was against war and wanted talks on a range of issues....
13:00 2019-06-21

Trump officials voice anger at G7 focus on 'niche' issues such as climate change The spark for the fuse appeared to be an impromptu lunch between Trump and Macron, without any aidesSenior aides in Donald Trump’s entourage have accused the G7 host and French president, Emmanuel Macron, of seeking to embarrass his US counterpart by making the summit focus on “niche issues” such as...
10:39 2019-08-25

Judiciary panel issues subpoena on Trump's alleged offer to pardon DHS officials The House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday subpoenaed the Department of Homeland Security for documents connected to President Donald Trump's alleged offer to pardon officials who break the law while carrying out his immigration agenda. Trump has denied making such an offer, and his allies have repo...
00:26 2019-09-05

Jared Kushner has been meeting with Trump campaign officials to discuss fundraising strategy Kushner and campaign chief Brad Parscale regularly hold strategy sessions on how to improve messaging about Trump's accomplishments to small-dollar donors, according to people with direct knowledge of the matter....
00:39 2019-07-18

House Democrats move to authorize subpoenas for Trump officials and immigration documents The House Judiciary Committee moved Tuesday to authorize subpoenas for two separate issues: an array of documents and testimony related to the administration's immigration policies and to former and current Trump administration officials, including the President's son-in-law Jared Kushner, as part o...
19:52 2019-07-09

The ‘Special’ U.S.-U.K. Relationship is Bruised After Trump Officials Left U.K. Out of Iran Strike Planning At the Aspen Institute’s annual gathering of national security and foreign policy leaders in July, the former acting CIA director, John McLaughlin, choked up as he recalled how British intelligence chiefs had traversed closed air space from London to Washington to literally embrace their Ameri...
22:39 2019-07-23

Trump Officials Prepare to Bypass Congress to Sell Weapons to Gulf Nations The move would infuriate Democrats and Republicans in Congress, who are seeking to limit American military support for Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates....
01:26 2019-05-24

UPDATE 4-Trump, EU officials announce deal to sell more American beef to Europe U.S. President Donald Trump announced a deal on Friday to sell more American beef to Europe, a modest win for an administration that remains mired in a trade war with China, but he said tariffs on European auto exports remain a possibility....
08:52 2019-08-03

The ‘Special’ U.S.-U.K. Relationship is Bruised After Trump Officials Didn’t Tell Britain About Plans to Hit Iran At the Aspen Institute’s annual gathering of national security and foreign policy leaders in July, the former acting CIA director, John McLaughlin, choked up as he recalled how British intelligence chiefs had traversed closed air space from London to Washington to literally embrace their Ameri...
19:39 2019-07-23

Trump’s dislike of McCain put defense officials in a tough spot even before they hid the warship bearing his name Before President Trump headed to Japan last week, the White House had very precise ideas of how that trip was supposed to look. Or, more specifically, how it was not supposed to look. The USS John S.......
19:00 2019-05-30

Trump Officials Argued Over Asylum Deal With Guatemala. Now Both Countries Must Make It Work. State Department officials are irritated that the Department of Homeland Security is meddling in diplomacy and they question whether Guatemala is capable of accepting thousands of asylum seekers....
02:13 2019-08-03

Trump officials see no Chinese concessions for tariff delays amid market rout China made no trade concessions after U.S. President Donald Trump postponed 10% tariffs on over $150 billion worth of Chinese imports, senior U.S. officials said on Wednesday, adding that talks aimed at resolving the trade fight would continue and markets should be patient....
04:13 2019-08-15

Census controversy: House panel votes to hold Trump officials in contempt William Barr and Wilbur Ross face congressional action over refusal to turn over materials relating to changes in national countA congressional committee led by Democrats voted to hold the US attorney general, William Barr, and the commerce secretary, Wilbur Ross, in contempt on Wednesday for their ...
05:26 2019-06-13

Mueller urged to talk freely and resist Trump officials' bid to limit testimony Democrats say DoJ ‘boundaries’ warning can be ignoredMueller to testify on Wednesday in two separate sessionsDemocrats are urging Robert Mueller, the special counsel who investigated Russia’s interference in the 2016 election, to ignore efforts by the Trump administration to restrict his long-awaite...
21:39 2019-07-23

Trump officials secretly contacted Maduro hardliner accused of drug trafficking The Trump administration's new talks highlight the White House’s stalled effort to oust Nicolas Maduro and install opposition leader Juan Guaido.        ...
18:52 2019-08-27

Outcry after Trump officials reveal sixth migrant child died in US custody Ten-year-old girl from El Salvador died on 29 September ‘due to fever and respiratory distress’ after complications with surgeryThe Trump administration has been forced to reveal that a 10-year-old migrant girl died in its custody more than seven months ago, sparking further outcry after a spate of ...
18:00 2019-05-23

UPDATE 3-Brazil officials, Bolsonaro's son meet with Trump to discuss Amazon fires Brazil's foreign minister and President Jair Bolsonaro's son met with U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday to discuss the fires ravaging the Amazon rainforest, although no concrete measures to deal with the blazes were announced....
04:13 2019-08-31

Trump officials 'should consider dining at home,' says co-owner of restaurant that refused to serve Sarah Sanders The co-owner of a Virginia restaurant who refused to serve then-White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said the "rules are changing" when it comes to businesses or staffers expressing political opposition. ...
20:39 2019-07-01

Former White House Officials Say President Trump ‘Is Lying’ Over Claims Obama Tried to Meet With Kim Jong Un Two former high-level White House officials flatly denied President Donald Trump’s claims on Sunday that President Barack Obama repeatedly sought meetings with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. In a joint news conference with South Korean President Moon Jae-in, President Trump claimed that his ...
00:00 2019-07-01

Eliot Engel warns foreign officials: Stop spending money at Trump properties House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Eliot Engel directed his aides on Tuesday to warn foreign officials that they are “facilitating” President Donald Trump’s alleged emoluments violations by spending money at properties owned by Trump’s sprawling business empire.In a new memorandum to his staff...
04:13 2019-08-14

North Korea executes 5 officials over failed Kim-Trump summit: South Korean media North Korea has executed five officials for their role in the failed second summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, according to a South Korean newspaper....
07:00 2019-05-31

Trump donor from West Virginia among 7 Americans killed in copter crash in Bahamas, officials say A billionaire coal executive from West Virginia was among seven Americans killed in a helicopter crash near the Bahamas while traveling back to Florida on the Fourth of July, reports said....
13:52 2019-07-05

Trump administration sanctions Nicolas Maduro’s son as it increases pressure on relatives of top Venezuelan officials BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Trump administration sanctions Nicolas Maduro’s son as it increases pressure on relatives of top Venezuelan officials. The post Trump administration sanctions Nicolas Maduro’s son as it increases pressure on relatives of top Venezuelan officials appeared first on ...
18:39 2019-06-28

Wilbur Ross Reportedly Threatened to Fire NOAA Officials for Making Trump Look Dumb Remember last week, when the news cycle was dominated by stories about Hurricane Dorian and its potential to do grave damage to the East Coast, and how the president kept insisting that it might hit Alabama because he refused to admit he was wrong? I, a North Carolina resident, remember it well....
01:39 2019-09-10

Fed officials and Trump's latest trade threat could decide whether June starts with a market swoon A Fed policy conference will be a big focus in the week ahead after President Trump's tariff threat against Mexico raised expectations for interest rate cuts....
00:26 2019-06-01

Trump warned Iran via Oman that U.S. attack imminent, called for talks: Iranian officials Iranian officials told Reuters on Friday that Tehran had received a message from U.S. President Donald Trump through Oman overnight warning that a U.S. attack on Iran was imminent....
13:00 2019-06-21

Trump officials to make it easier for some illegal immigrants claiming medical emergencies to stay The Trump administration will make it easier for a small portion of seriously ill illegal immigrants hoping to temporarily remain in the country to have their cases heard....
00:52 2019-09-04

Trump officials defend decision to send FEMA funds to ICE ahead of Hurricane Dorian (NBC News) — Trump administration officials said Sunday that transferring $155 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Disaster Relief Fund to Immigration and Customs Enforcement won’t affect the federal government’s ability to respond to Hurricane Dorian, a ma...
11:39 2019-09-02

NASA Abruptly Reassigns Top Human Exploration Program Officials as Trump Moon Mandate Looms NASA’s longtime associate administrator for its human exploration program, William Gerstenmaier, has been re-assigned to be a special adviser to NASA Deputy Administrator Jim Morhard in what seems like a fairly clear demotion, the Washington Post reported on Wednesday.Read more......
16:26 2019-07-11

President Trump Announces He Canceled a Secret Meeting with Taliban, Afghan Officials at Camp David (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump said Saturday he canceled a secret weekend meeting at Camp David with Taliban and Afghanistan leaders after a bombing in the past week in Kabul that killed 12 people, including an American soldier, and has called off peace negotiations with the insurgent g...
20:26 2019-09-08

Trump Says Mexico ‘Wants to Make a Deal’ as Mexican Officials Head to White House to Avoid Tariffs Marcelo Ebrard, the Mexican foreign minister, has been meeting with Washington officials all week as Mexico tries to head off President Trump’s threatened tariffs....
19:52 2019-06-05

House panel votes to hold Trump officials in contempt over census citizenship question – live Democrats voted in oversight committee to hold William Barr and Wilbur Ross in contempt over failure to supply documents relating to the questionSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 9.57pm BST I’m handing over to my colleague Vivian Ho in San Francisco now. 9.48pm BST House Democrat...
23:13 2019-06-12

Mike Pence to deliver Trump's demands to Mexican officials as tariff deadline looms High-stakes negotiations could determine whether Trump goes through with threat of 5% tariffs on Mexico, which he has blamed for the migrant crisis.        ...
19:52 2019-06-05

Trump Administration Officials Arrested for Scamming Puerto Rico Out of $1.8 Billion in Hurricane Relief Funds Remember when Trump blasted Puerto Rico’s government for their corruption and thievery, explaining that he was the best thing that ever happened to that foreign country whose president’s name he couldn’t quite remember?...
22:00 2019-09-11

Trump’s communications with foreign leader are part of whistleblower complaint that spurred standoff between spy chief and Congress, former officials say The president’s interaction with the foreign leader included a “promise” that prompted an intelligence official to file a formal whistleblower complaint, the officials said....
08:00 2019-09-19

Chinese officials cancel U.S. farm visits as Trump says he feels no pressure to cut trade deal before 2020 elections The exclusions, published ahead of trade talks next month, cover products ranging from plastic straws to coffee filters to electric skateboards. The U.S. and China are expected to meet for high-level trade talks next month....
20:26 2019-09-20

DC theater backs out of holding play based on FBI officials' anti-Trump texts, citing 'violent threats' The Washington, D.C. theater that was expected to host the stage play based on anti-Trump text messages between disgraced FBI agent Peter Strzok and former FBI counsel Lisa Page next month, backed out of the project, citing “violent threats."...
22:52 2019-05-30

Americans killed in Bahamas helicopter crash included West Virginia Trump donor's daughter, her best friend: officials The Bahamas helicopter crash that killed billionaire coal magnate Chris Cline and six other people included his daughter and her best friend who were “inseparable.”...
07:13 2019-07-09

| Trump officials face contempt | Hong Kong recovers from protest: WATCH the top world news videos for today House panel OKs contempt vote in census dispute | The morning after Hong Kong's violent protest; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
08:00 2019-06-13

California and 22 other state allies take Trump to court over fuel economy California wasted no time in suing the Trump administration over its push to eliminate the state's authority to independently regulate greenhouse gas emissions from cars....
21:52 2019-09-20

Trump declares state of emergency for California after major earthquakes President Trump on Monday declared a state of emergency in California, paving the way for federal aid after two major earthquakes rattled the state last week. ...
11:52 2019-07-09

California vows fightback after Trump voids state's right to set emissions rules California governor Gavin Newsom tweets: ‘See you in court’Administration formally revokes vehicle emissions waiverThe Trump administration has formally moved to revoke California’s authority to set its own vehicle emissions standards, in a decision certain to provoke a significant legal challenge. ...
21:13 2019-09-19

California: 'resistance' state has donated more to Trump than to most Democrats in 2020 race President has raised $3.2m in California this year, analysis finds – more than Joe Biden and Bernie SandersResidents of California, the self-fashioned “resistance” state that has sued the Trump administration more than 50 times, has donated more money to the Trump 2020 campaign than to most Democrat...
00:13 2019-07-19

California Today: Homeless Populations Are Surging. Here’s Why. Wednesday: It all comes back to housing. Also: Representative Adam Schiff warns about deep fake videos; and California eaters opine on the new Michelin guide....
15:13 2019-06-05

'Operation Border Resolve' ICE raids, touted by President Donald Trump, net 35 arrests, officials say President Donald Trump said the raids would target thousands of the roughly 1 million people in the U.S. with final deportation orders.        ...
10:13 2019-07-24

GOP plans California comeback in 2020, Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale says at state convention Trump 2020 campaign manager Brad Parscale insisted Saturday that the GOP hasn’t given up on the Golden State despite setbacks at the polls there in 2018....
16:00 2019-09-08

California judge blocks law requiring Trump to submit tax returns to compete in state's 2020 primary A federal judge in California Thursday granted the Trump campaign’s request to block a new law that requires presidential and gubernatorial candidates to release five years of tax returns to run in the state’s primary elections.  ...
17:39 2019-09-20

California church leaders arrested for forced labor of homeless Authorities arrested a dozen leaders of a California-based church who have been accused of subjecting dozens of homeless people to forced labour and holding them against their will, prosecutors said....
14:26 2019-09-11

California Church Leaders Lured Homeless Into Forced Labor, U.S. Says A dozen leaders of a California-based ministry have been accused of forcing vulnerable people to panhandle “for the financial benefit of the church leaders,” federal prosecutors said....
11:39 2019-09-12

California church leaders charged with forced labor of homeless Twelve leaders of a Southern California-based church have been arrested on charges of coercing dozens of mostly homeless people into forced labor, holding them captive and compelling them to panhandle hours a day to collect money for their overseers....
07:39 2019-09-12

LA push to develop Skid Row prompts new clashes in California's homeless crisis As development in Downtown Los Angeles steams forward, officials are eyeing Skid Row as possibly the next “up-and-coming” neighborhood – a move causing tensions with advocates and community outreach workers who wonder what this means for the thousands of homeless and itinerant people who currently c...
12:52 2019-07-14

Good Samaritans help California cop subdue homeless suspect who tried to take deputy's weapon Three men are being hailed as heroes after they stepped up to help a California police officer who came under attack while trying to arrest a homeless suspect during the weekend....
00:00 2019-08-29

YouTube trolls advertise fake homeless shelter, tricking 'desperate' California residents ‘Shelter’ address listed online was actually for a private mansion associated with a social media personalityThe “Ice Poseidon Homeless Shelter” promised beds, free meals and security for people living on the streets in a Los Angeles region that has long failed to provide enough shelter space.There ...
18:52 2019-07-31

Donald Trump touches Queen on the back at state banquet in apparent breach of royal protocol Donald Trump appeared to breach royal protocol by touching the Queen on the back as she stood for his toast at the state banquet to mark his UK visit....
01:26 2019-06-05

Homeless man apologizes for killing Iowa State golf star Celia Barquin Arozamena A homeless man who admitted killing Iowa State University golf star Celia Barquin Arozamena has apologized for his savage act, saying he’s sorry for “stripping a life from society.” The handwritten note to a judge by Collin Richards, 22, was filed Tuesday in Story County, where he’s set to be sente...
17:52 2019-08-14

Emergency officials still don’t know why 911 failed TUCSON – Communications officials still do not know why the 911 system failed across Pima County on Tuesday morning. Around 3 a.m. Tucson’s 911 system went down for about 90 minutes. Other departments had similar outages. Chris Conger is the Tucson Public Safety Communications Department Deputy Dire...
02:13 2019-07-11

US officials believe threat from Iran not over The US doesn’t believe the threat from Iran is over after two oil tankers came under suspected attack on Thursday, officials said. Senior officials said the US has photographed an unexploded mine on the side of one of the tankers near the Strait of Hormuz and believes Iran is responsible. The ...
01:26 2019-06-14

Homeless man who fatally stabbed Iowa State golf star Celia Barquin Arozamena sentenced to life in prison The homeless man who fatally stabbed a former Iowa State University golf star in broad daylight will spend the rest of his life in prison, a judge decided. Story County Judge Bethany Currie handed down the mandatory sentence — life without parole — on Friday in the first-degree murder of Celia Barqu...
19:00 2019-08-24

Dayton officials: 3 injuries known from tornadoes Dayton, Ohio Fire Chief Jeffrey Payne says two tornadoes hit the area late Monday night. He also says no fatalities have been found, and only three minor injuries are reported. (May 28)        ...
21:39 2019-05-28

U.S. bars two Venezuelan officials from traveling to U.S. The United States said on Friday it would bar two Venezuelan officials from traveling to the United States in its latest action to pressure Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro into stepping down....
17:13 2019-08-02

Vaping May Have Killed Someone, Health Officials Say An investigation into respiratory illnesses connected to e-cigs by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention turned up the first known death this week....
08:26 2019-08-24

Fed Officials Explain Dissents From Rate Cut Two Federal Reserve officials explained why they opposed this week’s interest-rate cut, and a third defended the move, as central bankers remained split amid an uncertain outlook for the economy....
04:00 2019-09-21

Officials: US to send about 1,000 more troops to Poland U.S. officials say the Pentagon expects to send about 1,000 additional troops and a squadron of Reaper drones to Poland to beef up the nation's ability to defend itself amid worries about Russian military activity....
09:13 2019-06-12

Two Top Treasury Officials Promoted to New Posts President Trump intends to promote the Treasury Department’s top lawyer, Brent McIntosh, to the position of its top financial diplomat, the White House said Monday....
22:13 2019-05-21

Officials seeing rise in poly drug use New statistics from the Office of the Medical Examiner show 286 people died of a drug overdose in Pima County last year. Nearly half of those cases involved a combination of multiple drugs or ‘poly drug use’. “When I first started in the business, we had people who were addicted to cocai...
05:39 2019-06-29

U.S. slaps sanctions on two former Venezuelan officials An ex-Venezuelan electricity minister and another former official at the country's electricity ministry on Thursday were placed under U.S. sanctions for corruption and charged separately for their respective roles in an alleged bribery scheme, U.S. officials said....
01:52 2019-06-28

Three Australians Detained In Iran, Say Officials The Australian government on Wednesday said three citizens had been detained in Iran, the latest in a series of Westerners to be seized by authorities in Tehran....
07:13 2019-09-11

One positive test so far at Pan Am Games say officials There has been one positive test at this year's Pan Am Games out of 1,197 anti-doping controls, officials said on Friday with three days of competition remaining....
09:52 2019-08-10

Former Algerian officials questioned over corruption: TV Two former powerful Algerian officials and a prominent businessmen were questioned in courts on Sunday, state TV said, over accusations of corruption in the ruling elite under ex-president Abdelaziz Bouteflika....
16:39 2019-06-16

UK officials tell migrants in France: You are being lied to British immigration officials have warned migrants in northern France they are being lied to by people smugglers promising them a better life in the UK....
19:13 2019-09-17

| More than 250 arrested after Ethiopia coup bid - officials Ethiopia's security forces have arrested more than 250 people in a sweeping crackdown following a failed suspected coup attempt and the assassination of five high-ranking officials, a government taskforce said....
19:13 2019-06-28

Top U.S., Chinese Officials Break the Ice on Trade China and the U.S. held their first high-level meeting on trade since negotiations fell apart a month ago, with U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin saying he had a candid exchange with China’s central bank governor....
12:26 2019-06-09

U.S. Space Command to start Aug. 29, officials say The U.S. Space Command will begin operations on Aug. 29, Vice President Mike Pence and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford said Tuesday....
05:00 2019-08-21

Officials See Few Options if Slowdown Hits After debating for days whether the U.S. is going into an economic downturn, Washington policy makers and Wall Street investors on Wednesday barreled into an even more difficult problem: There are few good options to deal with one if it happens....
10:39 2019-08-22

U.S. drone shot down over Yemen: officials A U.S. military MQ-9 drone was shot down in Yemen's Dhamar governate, southeast of the Houthi-controlled capital Sanaa, two U.S. officials told Reuters on Wednesday, the second such incident in recent months....
20:00 2019-08-21

US and EU officials disagree about countering China European allies need to stop underestimating China when considering sensitive economic partnerships, a U.S. official warned Thursday in a display of disagreement with Europe over how to counter the communist power....
20:13 2019-06-06

"If Officials Don't Respect, Hit Them With Shoes": UP BJP Legislator A BJP legislator advised party workers to hit government officials with shoes if they don't accord respect. He also issued a threat to officials who, he said, were inclined to the Samajwadi Party and......
20:13 2019-06-06

Two Fed officials see no case for rate cut at this time Two Federal Reserve officials on Thursday said they see no need for an interest rate cut widely expected next month by markets, highlighting policymakers' divisions over how to respond to signs of a global economic slowdown....
19:13 2019-08-22

| Lesotho officials’ cannabis ‘conflict’ Two senior Lesotho health ministry officials, who oversee cannabis industry licensing, are linked to a company that plans to manufacture medicinal cannabis in the kingdom....
19:26 2019-08-14

HUD Secretary Carson wants to roll back Obama mandate on gender identity at homeless shelters Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson wants to roll back an Obama-era mandate that single-sex homeless shelters funded by his department admit residents based on their stated gender identity instead of their sex at birth, arguing that people could intentionally misrepresent their ...
22:39 2019-05-22

1.83 Crore Eligible Voters In Haryana, Say Officials About 1.83 crore voters in Haryana are eligible to exercise their franchise in the upcoming Assembly elections, officials said in Chandigarh on Wednesday....
23:39 2019-09-11

Hurricane officials warn to start planning now Officials at the National Hurricane Center are urging people to ‘prepare now’ for this year’s hurricane season. (May 31)        ...
03:26 2019-06-01

SC officials warn of potentially deadly flooding South Carolina governor is warning of the potential for life-threatening flooding from Hurricane Dorian. (Sept. 4)        ...
08:26 2019-09-05

Norway officials trying to ID water contamination source Norwegian authorities say they have not yet identified the source of water contamination in southern Norway that sent dozens of people to the hospital....
15:52 2019-06-11

Cochise Health officials warn of more mosquitoes Cochise County Health and Social Services officials say the Monsoon is bringing out more mosquitoes. The weather increases the risk of getting diseases like the West Nile virus or encephalitis virus, County officials said through a press release. They added some parts of Arizona are seeing more case...
05:26 2019-08-17

US officials: Plan may send up to 10,000 troops to Mideast WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials say the Pentagon will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more American troops to the Middle East to beef up defenses against potential Iranian threats. The officials say no decision has been made and it’s not clear if the White House will app...
00:39 2019-05-23

UK says it will hold twice-weekly Brexit talks with EU officials British negotiators will hold twice-weekly talks with European Union officials next month in an attempt to rework the Brexit agreement that Britain's parliament has repeatedly rejected, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Thursday....
02:13 2019-08-30

Officials: Connecticut will be 1st to amass prosecutor data HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut officials say the state will be the first in the nation to collect statewide data on prosecutors, in an effort to increase transparency and accountability. The state Senate and House of Representatives within the past week both unanimously approved legislation requ...
14:13 2019-06-06

Officials looking to identify man who was found dead in midtown WARNING: THIS STORY CONTAINS AN IMAGE THAT MIGHT NOT BE SUITABLE FOR ALL AUDIENCES. VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED. TUCSON – Pima County Office of Medical Examiner is asking for the public’s help in identifying a man who died in midtown last month. Officials say the deceased male was found on the nor...
06:39 2019-08-30

Why Fed Officials Aren't Saying More About the Interest Rate Outlook Fed Chairman Jerome Powell is leading his colleagues to cut rates by a quarter percentage point at their meeting this week, for the second time in as many months....
19:13 2019-09-17

The Latest: UK says officials can’t contact consulate worker The British government says officials and family members have not been able to speak with a Hong Kong consulate employee who has been detained by mainland Chinese authorities...
15:39 2019-08-22

In TV Interviews, Two Fed Officials Split on Need for Rate Cuts Two Fed officials offered contradictory views on the monetary-policy outlook in television interviews ahead of Friday’s highly anticipated speech by central bank Chairman Jerome Powell....
20:52 2019-08-23

North Korea launches more missiles, US officials say North Korea fired two short-range missiles Saturday in the direction of the Sea of Japan, also known as the East Sea, according to an assessment cited by two US officials....
02:26 2019-08-24

How Chinese spy app allows officials to harvest personal data Intrusive software collects emails and texts and could be used to track movementThe tourists travelling into China were never supposed to know their phones had been compromised.The surveillance app being installed on their devices should have been removed by the border officers tasked with the job. ...
17:52 2019-07-03

Nicaragua officials release more prisoners after crackdown Principal leaders of protests against President Daniel Ortega's government and two prominent journalists were freed from prison Tuesday ahead of a June 18 deadline to release the last of hundreds of people the opposition considers political prisoners....
21:39 2019-06-11

New president of El Salvador fires officials via Twitter SAN SALVADOR – As Nayib Bukele waged an underdog bid for the presidency of El Salvador, savvy use of social media helped propel his rise. Now, in his first week in office, some officials in the Central American country are reeling from the power of the presidential tweet. The 37-year-old forme...
02:52 2019-06-08

2 US drones targeted before tanker attack, officials say _____ U.S. officials say two American drones were targeted by Iranian-backed forces before the attack on two tankers earlier this week in the Gulf of Oman. NBC’s Courtney Kube reports for TODAY....
20:39 2019-06-15

US officials to put off oil leases near sacred tribal land ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — U.S. Interior Secretary David Bernhardt has agreed to put off oil and gas leasing for a year on land that tribes consider sacred surrounding Chaco Canyon National Historical Park in northwestern New Mexico. Officials say that will allow time to finish an updated management p...
19:52 2019-05-29

Mexico officials intercept about 1,000 migrants on highway Some 200 military police, immigration agents and federal police are blocking the advance of about 1,000 Central American migrants who are walking north along a southern Mexico highway...
21:01 2019-06-05

Two Fed Officials Explain Why They Dissented at FOMC Meeting Two of three Fed officials who opposed this week’s central bank rate cut explained why they disagree with the path their colleagues are now following....
18:00 2019-09-20

Mexican officials nab over 200 migrants hidden in trucks Mexican authorities nabbed more than 200 migrants hidden in trucks in recent days — including dozens spotted by a large X-ray scanner hiding in secret compartments. The X-ray shows a ghost-like truck filled with the brightened silhouettes of the migrants, some sitting and others lying down along two...
20:39 2019-07-09

US Strikes Terrorists In Syria, Officials Say 40 Killed US forces attacked jihadist leaders in Syria Saturday, the Pentagon said, in what a battlefield monitor called a missile strike that left at least 40 dead....
02:39 2019-09-01

NC officials to residents: heed evacuation orders North Carolina officials urged residents Tuesday, particularly those in the exposed barrier islands, to heed evacuation orders, saying Hurricane Dorian could pose "a significant threat" by the end of the week. (Sept. 3)        ...
02:52 2019-09-04

US Military Drone Shot Down Over Yemen: Officials A U.S. military MQ-9 drone was shot down in Yemen's Dhamar governate, southeast of the Houthi-controlled capital Sanaa, two U.S. officials told Reuters on Wednesday....
22:13 2019-08-21

Trade uncertainties big downside risk, Fed officials say Uncertainty over U.S.-China trade, including how long recently increased tariffs will stay in place and if and how trade tensions will get resolved, is holding businesses back from investments and could slow growth if continued, four Federal Reserve policymakers said on Thursday....
22:52 2019-05-23

Ex-FBI officials warn that Russia will continue to try to meddle Two former FBI officials warned Congress on Wednesday that Russia meddled in U.S. elections before 2016 and will continue to try in future elections....
21:00 2019-06-12

Russian officials raise alarm over bee deaths MOSCOW — Russian officials are raising the alarm about mass bee deaths across the country. The Russian Agricultural Ministry said in a statement on Tuesday that bees have been dying in large numbers in at least seven regions this year. Experts attribute the deaths to a careless and excessive use of ...
15:00 2019-07-09

Officials: US to send 1,500 troops to Middle East WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials say the Trump administration has notified Congress it plans to send 1,500 troops to the Middle East amid heightened tensions with Iran. Officials said members of Congress were notified following a White House meeting Thursday to discuss Pentagon proposals to bolster ...
19:26 2019-05-24

Chinese officials go after ‘Beijing bikini’ habits Summer has arrived in China when men roll up their shirts to rest them on their bellies. But authorities recently have declared that exposing body parts that should be covered — including chests, bellies and feet — is unseemly....
01:26 2019-07-05

Patient's death could be first in US linked to vaping, officials say Illinois case forms part of investigation into illnesses in teens or adults who had used e-cigarettesHealth officials are reporting what could be the US’s first death linked to vaping. Related: Number of US teens using e-cigarettes surges to 5m in one year – study Continue reading......
13:39 2019-08-24

| US indicts two Venezuelan ex-officials for money laundering The US government announced indictments against a current and former official in Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's administration on money laundering charges....
17:39 2019-06-28

Car Bomb Kills 2 U.N. Staff in Benghazi: Officials BENGHAZI, Libya — A bomb-laden vehicle exploded Saturday outside a shopping mall in Libya’s eastern city of Benghazi, killing at least two U.N. security staff, health officials said. The attack came even as the country’s warring sides said they accepted a cease-fire proposed by the...
04:39 2019-08-11

Officials: 31 Iraqi pilgrims die in stampede during holiday Officials: At least 31 pilgrims died in the Iraqi Shiite holy city of Karbala when part of a walkway collapsed as tens of thousands of people were celebrating Ashoura, one of the most sacred religious holy days for the Shiite sect...
18:13 2019-09-10

DC officials warn of high heat on July 4th Officials in Washington, D.C. warned of high heat for July 4th festivities on the National Mall next week. Temperatures are expected to climb into the nineties. (June 28)        ...
22:39 2019-06-28

UK less able to cope with hard Brexit than it was in spring, say officials Exclusive: Analysis includes stark assessments of potential problems including panic-buying and civil disorderThe UK is currently less able to cope with a hard Brexit than it was in the spring, with the real risk of panic-buying in the run-up to Christmas and civil disorder if the country leaves the...
22:00 2019-08-01

The Latest: Officials reopen 2 Arkansas bridges FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on severe flooding in Oklahoma and Arkansas (all times local): 2:30 p.m. Arkansas officials have reopened two bridges over the swollen Arkansas River after the rising water didn’t reach anticipated levels, but they warn that flooding threats remain. The Arkan...
22:52 2019-05-28

Afghan officials: bus bombing in capital kills 5 KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say a sticky bomb attached into a bus has detonated in the capital, Kabul, killing five people and wounding 10. Nasrat Rahimi, spokesman for the interior ministry, says Monday’s attack targeted a bus carrying government employees, Wahidullah Mayar, sp...
13:26 2019-06-03

Fed officials say trade tensions could threaten growth The recent ratcheting up of U.S.-China trade tensions is creating uncertainties for businesses and could threaten economic growth, four Federal Reserve policymakers said on Thursday....
22:52 2019-05-23

7 injured in blast in Lyon, France: officials French President Emmanuel Macron, who was beginning a broadcast address as news of the explosion broke, described the incident as an "attack" with no fatalities....
21:26 2019-05-24

Officials call for gun control after Philadelphia shooting Authorities said Thursday that the accused gunman in a Philadelphia standoff that injured six officers had a criminal record, prompting calls for gun control measures....
19:00 2019-08-16

Officials Claim ICE Raids Have Started, but the Worst May Be Yet to Come By broadcasting for weeks that massive raids by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents in 10 cities across the nation were imminent, the Trump administration already has fulfilled one of its objectives: to spread fear and terror in immigrant communities....
01:52 2019-07-15

Ukraine’s new parliament approves top Cabinet officials Ukraine’s president has urged lawmakers to help liberalize the economy and pursue integration into Europe as the newly-elected parliament met for its opening session...
19:39 2019-08-29

Venezuela's Maduro says there has been contact with U.S. officials 'for months' Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said Tuesday he had authorized contact with the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump "for months," in an effort to repair relations with Washington....
06:52 2019-08-21

NHL officials aren’t even trying to enforce rule standards There is no excuse for the NHL’s dereliction of duty in overseeing and supervising the playoffs. The parade of scandalous errors made by on-ice officials has tainted the tournament. And the absence of accountability emanating from both Sixth Avenue in Manhattan, USA, and Bay Street in Raptorsville, ...
03:52 2019-06-09

Climbers missing in Himalayas unlikely to be found, officials say Group of eight including four Britons were attempting to summit Nanda Devi mountainEight climbers missing after avalanches in the Himalayas have not been found during initial helicopter searches, and hopes that they will be discovered are slim.Two Indian air force helicopters have been searching the...
17:52 2019-06-02

Many Fed officials saw near-term rate cut, not all convinced: minutes Many U.S. Federal Reserve officials at their last meeting thought more stimulus would be needed soon if risks to the U.S. economy did not let up, and several others leaned in that direction, records from the meeting showed....
20:39 2019-07-10

The U.S. is Close to a Peace Deal With the Taliban, Officials Say The U.S. and the Taliban both say they are close to calling it peace after 18 years of war and multiple rounds of tense but cordial negotiations between dark-suited diplomats and turbaned fighters over cups of tea in plush hotels in Doha, Qatar. On one side of the re-purposed ballroom tables, U.S. e...
22:39 2019-08-08

Houston Man Is First to Be Charged Under Bump Stock Ban, Officials Believe Ajay Dhingra drew the authorities’ focus after he sent an email asking former President George W. Bush to “send one of your boys to come murder me,” records show....
08:00 2019-09-06

The Latest: Top Iranian officials get US visas for UN event Iran says says its president and foreign minister have received US visas from the United States for next week’s U.N. General Assembly meeting in New York...
03:26 2019-09-20

Facebook met UK officials three times before Libra announcement Facebook met British finance ministry, central bank and regulatory officials in the weeks before making public its plans for the Libra digital currency, responses to Reuters freedom of information requests show....
18:39 2019-09-18

How African officials are trying to keep Ebola from spreading across continent The current outbreak in eastern Congo has become the second worst, after the West Africa outbreak of 2013-2016 in which more than 11,000 people died. Despite new anti-Ebola vaccines, the current outbreak has been difficult to control. Eastern Congo is one of the world’s most turbulent regions ...
17:00 2019-06-18

Yemeni officials say top diplomat resigned over UN deal Yemeni officials say the country’s foreign minister has submitted his resignation to President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi due to differences over a U.N.-brokered peace deal...
20:39 2019-06-10

3 accused of trafficking Mexican boy, 9, to Texas for $2,500, officials say Three people were arrested Wednesday for their alleged role in a human trafficking scheme that involved a 9-year-old Mexican boy being delivered to his family in Texas for $2,500, the U.S. District Attorney’s Office said....
23:52 2019-08-02

NC officials worried about storm surge, flooding North Carolina emergency officials remain worried about storm surge and flash flooding from Hurricane Dorian as it churns up the Atlantic coast. But preliminary damage reports from where the hurricane has departed are better than feared. (Sept. 6)        ...
19:26 2019-09-06

Saudi Officials Consider Delaying Aramco IPO After Attacks Saudi Arabian officials are discussing delaying Aramco’s initial public offering, after attacks on the company’s largest oil facilities sidelined more than half of the kingdom’s output, people familiar with the matter said....
23:52 2019-09-16

Dam at Brazil Mine Could Burst Soon, Officials Warn Months after a nearby dam breach at a mining site killed more than 240 people, prosecutors say another similar disaster could occur as soon as Sunday....
14:33 2019-05-21

PCC officials find suspicious package ‘harmless’ TUCSON – The Pima Community College District Office facility was evacuated after a “suspicious package” was discovered Friday morning. The scene is now clearing after PCC officials said the package was “harmless.” “The package was just opened and it was harmless. It was a piece of artwork sent to th...
23:13 2019-08-23

U.S. military drone shot down over Yemen: officials A U.S. military MQ-9 drone was shot down in Yemen's Dhamar governate, southeast of the Houthi-controlled capital Sanaa, two U.S. officials told Reuters on Wednesday....
13:52 2019-08-21

U.S. ends diplomatic tax exemption for Pakistani officials The United States has removed diplomatic tax exemption for Pakistani officials -- a move related to pending issues connected with U.S. diplomats who work at a mission in the Middle Eastern nation....
19:26 2019-05-31

Doctor killed 25 patients, officials say. Can they prove it? COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Experts say prosecutors face a legal hurdle as they pursue 25 murder charges against an Ohio doctor accused of ordering but not directly administering fatal painkiller doses for hospital patients. William Husel (HYOO’-suhl) pleaded not guilty Wednesday in Columbus. His la...
00:39 2019-06-07

Asylum seekers say U.S. officials returned them to Mexico but kept their IDs Virginia, an 18-year-old from Guatemala who is seeking asylum in the United States, had just one form of identification on her long journey north: her birth certificate....
20:13 2019-05-31

Officials: Houston man first to be charged under bump stock ban Authorities in Houston said they believe they've laid the country's first charges for possessing a bump stock since the law went into effect in March....
19:52 2019-09-06

UPDATE 3-Former Algerian officials questioned over corruption - TV Two former powerful Algerian officials and a prominent businessmen were questioned in courts on Sunday, state TV said, over accusations of corruption in the ruling elite under ex-president Abdelaziz Bouteflika....
16:26 2019-06-16

95,000 Pilgrims Went On Amarnath Yatra In Last 7 Days: Officials Over 95,000 pilgrims have performed the ongoing Amarnath Yatra in the last seven days, officials said. However, no fresh batch of pilgrims was allowed to move on Monday due to the law and order......
08:13 2019-07-08

Officials are working to help this alligator with a knife in its head, thank god If a picture is worth 1,000 words, this one raises just as many questions. Last week, Texan Erin Weaver spotted a gator in Pumpkin Lake, in the town of Sugar Land, Texas, swimming along just fine except for one thing: There was a knife sticking out of its head....
20:52 2019-06-17

Officials: BA suspending flights from London for 2 days Egyptian officials say Cairo’s international airport has been notified by British Airways that the airline is suspending flights to and from London for two days...
23:13 2019-07-20

EU readies sanctions on Venezuelan security officials The European Union is preparing new sanctions against Venezuelan security forces involved in human rights violations, the bloc's foreign policy chief said on Tuesday, following the death in custody of a navy captain amid allegations of torture....
21:52 2019-07-16

At least 60 ice seals reported dead in Alaska, officials say The discovery of at least 60 dead ice seals that have been found along Alaska's west coast in recent months is baffling federal biologists, who said the deaths have been reported in "unusually large numbers."...
16:39 2019-06-13

Somalia protests after its officials deported by Kenya Somalia has criticized neighboring Kenya for deporting two Somali lawmakers and a minister after authorities in Nairobi blocked them from entering the country....
00:39 2019-05-23

Jail: Torsteinson Picked Up By Immigration Officials ESTILL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Three Forks Jail has confirmed with LEX 18 that a man accused of sending inappropriate messages to minors in Estill County was picked up by immigration officials. Torstein Torsteinson, 35, was picked up by immigration officials around 9 a.m. Monday. Police say Tors...
06:52 2019-06-11

Haiti officials say PM Lapin has resigned, new PM selected Haitian Prime Minister Jean Michel Lapin resigned on Monday, according to a high-ranking government official who asked not to be named, presenting a shakeup at the highest levels of government in the Western Hemisphere's poorest nation....
04:39 2019-07-23

Wyatt Cenac's Problem Areas won't be coming back for a third season Despite having not solved all of our problems just yet, Wyatt Cenac’s Problem Areas won’t be returning to HBO for another season. Host and creator Wyatt Cenac announced the news himself last week, just before the premiere of the second season’s finale, with a Twitter thread about what he had hoped t...
05:00 2019-06-11

India rains to be above average for first time in six years: officials India is likely to receive above-average monsoon rains in 2019 for the first time in six years as seasonal rainfall continues longer than expected, two senior weather department officials told Reuters, in a boon for the country's cooling economy....
14:52 2019-09-20

Fire On Under-Construction Warship Won't Impact Completion: Officials A day after a fire occurred at an under-construction Naval warship at Mumbai's Mazagon Dockyard, a senior official Saturday said it would not affect the schedule of the ambitious ''Project 15-B''......
21:00 2019-06-22

Tunisian national who backed ISIS deported from US, ICE officials say Federal immigration officials on Wednesday removed a Tunisian national who had declared his support for ISIS, entered the U.S. on a sham marriage, and committed tax fraud, according to a press release.     ...
06:00 2019-06-21

Officials: 34 presumed killed in Calif. boat fire Officials say there's no indication anyone who was below decks escaped when fire erupted on a dive boat off Santa Cruz Island in Southern California. Sheriff Bill Brown made the announcement as the search was suspended for additional survivors. (Sept. 3)        ...
02:52 2019-09-04

Officials: Rain, high reservoir releases to mean wet summer OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The continued threat of rain and higher-than-normal reservoir releases into the Missouri River will hamper the draining of flooded fields and delay repairs to many damaged levees. Officials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the National Weather Service said Thursday during...
02:52 2019-06-21

Carlos Ghosn Accuses Nissan Officials of Mismanagement In a video recorded before his most recent arrest, the former auto chief said executives responsible for the company’s slide had plotted against him....
17:39 2019-05-21

Staying safe on campus: UA officials offer tips It’s an exciting and busy time on campus as students prepare for the first day of school. One of the University of Arizona’s main goals is to make sure faculty and staff have a safe and secure environment to work, learn, and grow. UA President Dr. Robert Robbins says, “I’m w...
15:39 2019-08-24

Two swimmers have disappeared into this lake. Now officials have shut down the beach Authorities in Ohio have shut down a Lake Erie beach after a second swimmer went missing in less than a month.        ...
15:52 2019-07-24

After Rate Cut, Trade Headwinds Complicate Outlook for Fed Officials Two Federal Reserve officials said lower interest rates might be warranted later this year amid a more uncertain trade outlook, but that it was premature to say when or how aggressively the central bank should act....
04:13 2019-08-07

Report: NFL set to drop full-time status for officials The NFL is set to feature part-time officials next season rather than granting full-time positions, according to a report from ESPN on Thursday night....
08:39 2019-07-12

Afghan officials: 10 wounded in Kabul minibus bombing KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say 10 people were wounded when a sticky bomb attached to a minibus carrying government workers detonated in the capital of Kabul. Police spokesman Ferdus Faramarz says one of the wounded is in critical condition. Arab Haidari, from the religious affairs mi...
08:13 2019-05-27

US and India on verge of trade agreement breakthrough, officials say U.S. and Indian officials are nearing a trade negotiation breakthrough, according to multiple administration officials and industry insiders familiar with the talks, hoping to unveil at least a preliminary agreement during Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit this week....
08:26 2019-09-17

Clarke, Paull become first female officials to work CFL game CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Emily Clarke and Georgina Paull became the first female officials to work a Canadian Football League game Friday night Clarke served as a side judge and Paull as a line judge in the Calgary Stampeders’ exhibition game against the Saskatchewan Roughriders. The 30-year-ol...
05:13 2019-06-01

Kyrgios blasts officials after "rigging" rant at Queen's Things are never, ever, dull when Nick Kyrgios is in town and the Australian showman was causing a stir around the Pimms tents at Queen's Club on Thursday after accusing a line judge of "rigging" his first-round match against Roberto Carballes Baena....
04:13 2019-06-21

Austrian Doctor Suspected Of Abusing More Than 90 Boys: Officials A doctor in northern Austria faces trial for having allegedly abused at least 95 boys he was treating over more than 15 years, prosecutors said Tuesday....
14:26 2019-07-23

Indonesia arrests six over plot to kill officials during unrest Indonesian police have arrested six people suspected of plotting to assassinate four state officials during a wave of civil unrest in Jakarta last week, a police spokesman said on Monday....
13:52 2019-05-27

Explosions hit Gaza police checkpoints, three dead: officials Explosions hit two police checkpoints in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, killing three officers and wounding several other Palestinians, the Hamas-run interior ministry said, declaring a state of emergency after the blasts....
12:26 2019-08-28

Washington Is Holding Secret Talks With One of Venezuela’s Top Officials BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The U.S. has opened up secret communications with Venezuela’s socialist party boss as members of President Nicolás Maduro’s inner circle seek guarantees they won’t face retribution if they cede to growing demands to remove him, a senior administ...
03:39 2019-08-19

Mexican officials find 51 migrants in truck using giant X-ray Mexican officials using a large X-ray scanner at a checkpoint in the central state of Zacatecas found 51 Central American migrants in hidden compartments inside a truck....
21:52 2019-07-08

U.S. imposes sanctions on four high-ranking Nicaraguan officials The U.S. Treasury Department on Friday imposed sanctions on four high-ranking Nicaraguan government officials for allegedly preventing their country's citizens from exercising fundamental freedoms....
03:00 2019-06-22

Yellowstone officials warn visitors not to approach bison after man tries to pet one A man who learned over a railing to pet a bison demonstrated “an incredible lack of judgment and common sense,” park Superintendent Cam Sholly said.       ...
17:26 2019-08-08

Fed Officials Viewed July Rate Cut as 'Recalibration' of Policy Federal Reserve officials saw their move to cut interest rates last month as a “recalibration” rather than the start of a more aggressive easing cycle and were reluctant at their latest policy meeting to say how future moves would unfold....
02:13 2019-08-22

Officials: Search For Missing Kayaker Now Recovery Mission NICHOLAS COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– The search for a missing Nicholas County kayaker is now a recovery mission. According to officials, 62-year-old James Jolly had been camping near the Licking River since Friday and went missing on Monday. Jolly was originally with friends who were on a different ...
18:39 2019-06-06

EU officials intercepted nearly €740 million in counterfeit goods in 2018 According to the European Commission, businesses in the bloc lose out €56 billion per year in direct sales because of counterfeit goods. Toys and cigarettes were the most common items confiscated last year....
07:39 2019-09-20

Top officials disciplined over ant bites at Georgia VA nursing home The Department of Veterans Affairs has disciplined nine employees, including a regional director and chief medical officer, after a Vietnam War veteran was reportedly found covered in ants and ant bites at a Georgia VA facility earlier this month....
01:39 2019-09-19

Officials: 8 killed in head-on crash on Mississippi highway SCOOBA, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi Highway Patrol spokesman says a wreck on a rural highway has killed eight people. Sgt. Andy West said the patrol received a call just before 3:30 a.m. Monday about the two-vehicle wreck on Mississippi Highway 16 east of Scooba, near the Alabama state line. WTOK rep...
16:52 2019-06-03

Pope Orders Officials to Shrink Budget Deficit Pope Francis ordered top Vatican officials to close a widening budget deficit at the Holy See and stop poorly managed spending and investments from undermining the operations of the Catholic Church’s global headquarters....
03:52 2019-09-04

San Francisco man gored in neck during Pamplona bull run, officials say A San Francisco man was gored in the neck and hospitalized after Friday’s opening of the San Fermin festival in Pamplona – better known as the running of the bulls, city officials said....
08:26 2019-07-08

9 killed in small plane crash in Hawaii: officials HONOLULU — Nine people on board a twin engine aircraft died Friday night in a crash on Oahu’s North Shore, officials said. There were no survivors in the crash of the King Air plane near a small airport, Hawaii Department of Transportation spokesman Tim Sakahara said. “Upon arrival, we s...
13:13 2019-06-22

9-year-old girl set herself on fire while playing with lighter: officials A 9-year-old Florida girl accidentally set herself on fire while playing with a lighter and a bottle of rubbing alcohol, authorities said. The Fort Lauderdale girl had second-degree burns on her arms and legs, and covering roughly 30 percent of her body after flames engulfed her Thursday evening aro...
19:13 2019-06-14

Explosions hit Gaza police checkpoints, two dead: officials Explosions hit two police checkpoints in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, killing two officers and wounding several other Palestinians, the Hamas-run interior ministry said, declaring a state of emergency after the blasts....
02:00 2019-08-28

12 killed, more than 150 wounded by car bomb in central Afghanistan: Officials Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahed claimed responsibility for the suicide attack saying the target was the intelligence service’s compound in Ghazni....
10:39 2019-07-08

Officials: Memphis man Brandon Webber was a 'violent' fugitive Authorities say a Tennessee man shot and killed by U.S. Marshals this week, in an incident that led to backlash in Memphis, was the prime suspect in a shooting and car theft....
16:01 2019-06-14

Fed officials face weak inflation, but split over what it means U.S. Federal Reserve officials were divided Friday over how seriously to treat a slide in inflation, with one top policymaker saying the Fed was "close" to its inflation target and three others warning the weak price increases posed major risks the Fed may need to attack with lower interest rates....
20:13 2019-06-21

Kabul attack: nearly 100 injured in Taliban bombing, say officials Car explodes by police station as violence continues despite looming US-Taliban pactA car bomb exploded on Wednesday outside a police station in the Afghan capital, Kabul, wounding at least 95 people, government officials said. The Taliban claimed responsibility for what it said was a suicide attack...
12:52 2019-08-07

U.S. slaps sanctions on Hezbollah officials for aiding Iran A U.S. official said the Trump administration is taking a “gloves off” approach to the powerful militia, which counts Iran among its primary backers....
13:00 2019-07-10

Xi Jinping Tells Officials Not To Be Lazy And "Spend Whole Day Eating" Chinese officials must not use the fight against corruption as an excuse to sit around and do nothing, idling their time away and "spending the whole day eating", President Xi Jinping told a meeting......
09:52 2019-07-10

US Olympic officials reprimand but don't punish Pan-Am Games protesters Gwen Berry, Race Imboden each get 12 months of probationBoth athletes will be eligible for next summer’s Tokyo GamesThe letter went to the two protesters. The message was meant for a much wider audience.The CEO of the US Olympic and Paralympic Committee sent letters of reprimand to hammer thrower Gw...
05:52 2019-08-21

Two men being questioned after Newark Airport evacuation; officials say no threat Travelers at Newark Liberty Airport evacuated, officials said, when a Alaska Airlines employee hit an alarm following an encounter with two men.       ...
09:52 2019-09-03

1,000 Tribunals To Be Set Up In Assam For Citizen List Appeals: Officials The Centre will help the Assam government in setting up 1,000 foreigners tribunals by July 31 when the final list of National Register of Citizens (NRC) will be published, officials said Sunday....
11:39 2019-06-02

On First Day of the Partial Ban on Burqas, Dutch Officials Decline to Enforce It A Dutch law, criticized by rights groups as anti-Muslim, went into effect on Thursday, barring face coverings in some public places. Many officials say it’s not a priority....
21:13 2019-08-01

FBI and Dominican Republic Officials Investigate Tourist Deaths The Federal Bureau of Investigation is working with authorities in the Dominican Republic to investigate the recent deaths of several Americans at resorts in the Caribbean tourist destination....
04:52 2019-06-19

Afghan officials: 3 bomb blasts in capital, 1 killed KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say there have been three explosions in the capital, Kabul, including a sticky bomb attached to a bus carrying university students that killed at least one person. Ferdus Faramarz, spokesman for the Kabul police chief, has confirmed that two other blasts we...
07:39 2019-06-02

Libyan officials say Hifter's forces fighting IS in south Libyan officials say forces loyal to military commander Khalifa Hifter are pursuing Islamic State militants in the country's south, killing more than a dozen militants over the past three days....
14:26 2019-06-16

U.S., Mexico Officials Hold Talks on Border Dispute The White House will host talks Wednesday with a delegation from Mexico, which is trying to avoid tariffs threatened on roughly $350 billion a year of Mexican imports amid a dispute over border security....
16:26 2019-06-05

US, Mexico officials to begin talks over tariffs, border WASHINGTON (AP) — Top officials from the U.S. and Mexico will begin talks in a scramble to fend off President Donald Trump’s threat of devastating tariffs on the southern ally and meet his demand for fewer migrants at the border. Trump is heading to London for a long-planned overseas trip, lea...
08:52 2019-06-03

Italian officials ban McDonald's near ancient Roman monument Italian officials have barred McDonald's from building a restaurant near an ancient site in Rome, with some believing it would be disrespectful to serve burgers so close to archaeological wonders. ...
08:52 2019-08-01

Dutch Officials Decline to Enforce New Partial Ban on Burqas A Dutch law, criticized by rights groups as anti-Muslim, went into effect on Thursday, barring face coverings in some public places. Many officials say it’s not a priority....
00:00 2019-08-04

Oregon bear put down after people feed him, take selfies, officials say A black bear was killed by Oregon wildlife officials last week after becoming so accustomed to humans through being fed that the public could get close enough to take selfies with the animal, authorities said....
18:39 2019-06-16

U.S. Officials Say Iran Has Removed Missile Threat From Some Boats Missiles have been unloaded from at least two small boats in Iranian waters, a move that American officials said could help defuse a brewing confrontation....
14:33 2019-05-21

Officials: Last slave ship from Africa ID’d on Alabama coast BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alabama historical officials say researchers have located the wreck of the last ship known to bring enslaved people from Africa to the United States. A statement issued Wednesday by the Alabama Historical Commission says remains of the Gulf schooner Clotilda have been identif...
00:39 2019-05-23

Prema: Officials must learn from Monaco F2 red flag mistake Prema Racing Formula 2 boss Rene Rosin says officials must learn from the mistake to place more than half the field a lap down in the Monaco feature race...
13:26 2019-05-28

Yemen Officials: Al-Qaida Kills at Least 20 at Military Camp Islamic militants — both Yemen’s Al Qaeda branch and the Islamic State group’s affiliate — have exploited the chaos of the civil war to carry out bombings, shootings and assassinations....
23:52 2019-08-02

Riots in Johannesburg Target African Immigrants, Officials Say The violence appeared to target shops owned by foreigners, the city’s mayor said. It follows a spate of similar riots this year in South Africa that have been part of a larger trend of hostility toward outsiders....
16:26 2019-09-03

15 More Senior Tax Officials, Accused Of Corruption, Made To Retire The government today sent 15 senior tax officials facing probes in corruption cases to compulsory retirement, sending across a tough message to bureaucrats taking kickbacks for facilitating tax......
12:39 2019-06-18

Officials, suspect exchange gunfire outside Texas courthouse DALLAS (AP) — Police say a person has been shot after exchanging gunfire with federal officers outside a federal courthouse in downtown Dallas. Police say the suspect in the shooting Monday morning outside the Earle Cabell Federal Building has been taken to a hospital and that no one else was injure...
17:13 2019-06-17

Barbados man arrested at JFK airport after TSA finds gun hidden in tar, officials say A man from Barbados was arrested at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York Monday after security discovered a gun and 20 loose bullets hidden in a tarlike substance, officials said....
20:26 2019-09-11

Boeing reportedly left engineers, officials unaware of 737 Max changes Boeing's overestimation of the 737 Max's safety may have been prompted in part by a simple but dangerous problem: many of the people involved weren't aware of the changes. The New York Times has claimed that some engineers, testers and regulators we......
22:00 2019-06-02

Iran's supreme leader rules out any talks with US officials Ayatollah Ali Khamenei shuts down speculation about Trump-Rouhani meeting at UNIran’s supreme leader has announced there will be “no negotiations on any level” with US officials, in remarks aimed at dousing speculation of a possible summit between Donald Trump and Hassan Rouhani on the sidelines of ...
12:52 2019-09-17

Officials: No South Bend shooting body cam video St. Joseph County, Indiana Prosecutor Ken Cotter says there is no body cam video of the fatal shooting of a black man by a white police officer in South Bend, the city where Democratic Presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg is mayor. (June 18)        ...
16:39 2019-06-18

Indonesia police allege plot to kill top officials JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian police say four senior officials, including two Cabinet ministers and the national spy chief, were targeted for assassination as part of a plot possibly linked to last week’s post-election riots. National Police chief Tito Karnavian told a news conference T...
11:39 2019-05-28

Alaska boaters likely killed by falling glacier ice, officials say The bodies of three boaters from Europe who died in an Alaska lake were surrounded by frozen debris, a sign that the victims were killed by ice that fell from the melting glacier that feeds the lake, officials in the city of Valdez said on Thursday....
04:52 2019-08-02

Brazilian officials say 42 inmates found dead at 3 prisons Brazilian authorities said 42 inmates were killed at three different prisons in the capital of the northern state of Amazonas Monday, a day after 15 prisoners died in a riot at a fourth prison in the same city...
03:01 2019-05-28

Osama bin Laden's son Hamza is dead: US media, officials US officials say they have intelligence suggesting the son of al-Qaida founder Osama bin Laden has died. Hamza bin Laden, sometimes called the "crown prince of jihad," was seen as the heir to the al-Qaida leadership....
06:39 2019-08-01

Officials: Competitor at Phoenix hip hop competition may have exposed others to measles PHOENIX (KPNX) — A teenager competing in the World Hip Hop Dance Championship in Phoenix this month tested positive for measles and may have exposed others to the disease, county and state health officials say. The Maricopa County Department of Public Health and Arizona Department of Health Services...
08:26 2019-08-27

Pakistani officials: Bodies of 2 Chinese climbers found ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani mountaineering officials say a search team has spotted the bodies of two climbers, one from China and the other from Hong Kong, who went missing last week while scaling a peak in northern Pakistan. The officials say the two died amid harsh winter weather. Their bodies were...
12:52 2019-06-20

At least 16 dead, 78 injured after trains collide in Pakistan, officials say A passenger train rammed into a freight train at a railway station in southern Pakistan on Thursday, killing at least 16 people and injuring 78 others, hospital officials said....
12:26 2019-07-11

First US death possibly linked to vaping in Illinois: officials E-cigarettes could have claimed their first victim. A user in Illinois has died after being hospitalized with severe respiratory illness, following a vaping session, the Illinois Department of Public Health said Friday. The death comes amid an epidemic of hospitalizations nationwide linked to the ba...
21:26 2019-08-24

US officials fear ransomware attack against 2020 election Intelligence officials are concerned that foreign hackers in 2020 not only will target voter registration databases but attempt to manipulate, disrupt or destroy the data....
09:39 2019-08-27

US officials brace for ransomware attacks against election systems It's no secret that many American officials are worried about hacks targeting the 2020 election, but there's one fear this time around that wasn't present in 2016: ransomware. Reuters has learned that Homeland Security's Cybersecurity Infrastructure......
10:00 2019-08-27

Illegal fireworks likely cause of Cape Cod brush fire, officials say The use of illegal fireworks likely led to a trio of Memorial Day Weekend brush fires on Cape Cod that damaged about five acres — and nearly spread to nearby houses, officials said....
21:26 2019-05-28

Two explosions rock Afghan capital after bus blast: officials Two explosions went off in the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Thursday, minutes after a bus carrying government employees was hit by a blast, killing five people, government officials said....
07:26 2019-07-25

Mexican officials describe El Paso shooting as 'act of terrorism' Mexican officials on Monday said their government considers Saturday's shooting at an El Paso, Texas department store that claimed eight of the country's citizens to be an "act of terrorism."...
22:13 2019-08-06

Judge says officials can move forward with 14th Street car ban Officials can now move forward with a plan to speed up bus service on 14th Street by only letting buses, trucks with three or more axles, delivery vehicles and local residents access five blocks of the busy thoroughfare....
22:13 2019-08-06

No Major Incident Of Law And Order Violation In Kashmir: Officials There has been no major incident of law and order violation in Kashmir Valley and life is slowly returning to normal, top Jammu and Kashmir administration officials said on Monday....
00:26 2019-08-20

The Latest: Officials say 2nd Arkansas levee wasn’t breached PETERSBURG, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on flooding in the United States (all times local): 12:10 a.m. The National Weather Service in Arkansas says a levee near the Arkansas capital city wasn’t breached, and a flash flood warning for the county has been canceled. A statement released just before mi...
09:13 2019-06-01

G-7 Summit Off to Rocky Start as U.S. Officials Assail France The Group of Seven summit got off to a turbulent start as U.S. officials criticized French President Emmanuel Macron for his handling of the gathering....
23:26 2019-08-24

Centre Won't Initiate Talks With Separatists Anytime Soon, Say Officials The government would not be initiating talks with the Hurriyat anytime soon as the Home Ministry feels talks with separatists would not yield any results, a senior official has told NDTV. "What can......
22:00 2019-07-09

El Paso shooting suspect placed on suicide watch, officials say The man accused of opening fire at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas earlier this month -- killing 22 people and injuring more than 20 others -- has been placed on suicide watch, police said Monday. ...
19:26 2019-08-20

Man Arrested After Officials Say He Falsely Reported Someone Being Held At Gunpoint LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – The Laurel County sheriff’s office says that a man was arrested and taken into custody after they say he falsely reported an incident. According to a post to their Facebook page, sheriff’s officials say that deputies were dispatched to Lisowe Lane to r...
17:00 2019-06-19

Nirmala Sitharaman Discusses Budget Proposals With Top Officials Nirmala Sitharaman will present the first budget of the Modi 2.0 government on July 5 against the backdrop of India's economy hitting a five-year low growth of 6.8 per cent in 2018-19...
18:26 2019-06-19

Football officials meet with Twitter over racist abuse Officials from the Premier League, Football League and Football Association (FA) have met with Twitter over what can be done to crack down on racist abuse suffered by a number of players this season....
18:52 2019-09-20

U.S. officials fear ransomware attack against 2020 election Intelligence officials are concerned that foreign hackers in 2020 not only will target voter registration databases but attempt to manipulate, disrupt or destroy the data....
04:52 2019-08-27

Mi Familia Vota, officials to weigh in on the importance of voting TUCSON – With elections around the corner, Mi Familia Vota and elected officials will hold a press conference Monday to talk about the importance of voting. The event is scheduled for 1 p.m., at 877 S. Alvernon Way. Mi Familia Vota also plans to address their door-to-door campaign, which informs vot...
23:26 2019-08-05

Olympic officials reassure sports federations about cuts An Olympic official has made a guarantee that should please the heads of world sports federations that are concerned that Tokyo Games organizers might be cutting things they see as "decoration" but federations view as "essential"        ...
15:39 2019-05-23

Brazil officials say ‘several’ prisoners found dead at jails RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian authorities say several inmates have been found dead at three different prisons in the northern state of Amazonas. Monday’s report came a day after officials in Amazonas said 15 inmates had died during a prison riot at a fourth jail. That prison in the state cap...
23:52 2019-05-27

Over 34,000 Calls On CRPF Helpline Since Centre's J&K Decision: Officials The Central Reserve Police Force's (CRPF) helpline in Srinagar has received over 34,000 distress calls, a majority of them by people concerned about the well-being of family members living in Kashmir,......
21:00 2019-09-10

ECB Officials Warned Eurozone Economy May Not Rebound as Expected European Central Bank officials said at their April policy meeting that the eurozone’s economic soft patch might last longer than expected and underscored a willingness to use all their policy tools to shore up the economy....
16:39 2019-05-23

Russian Activist Navalny Wasn't Poisoned, Officials Say Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who was being treated for a mysterious illness, wasn’t poisoned as he and his supporters have claimed, according to Russian medical officials....
20:52 2019-07-31

The Latest: Telescope officials say Hawaii is preferred site The executive director of a telescope project that is being blocked from construction on Hawaii’s Big Island says the decision to seek a building permit for an alternative site in the Canary Islands is part of an ongoing process to secure a backup site...
02:26 2019-08-06

Rhode Island sees first EEE death since 2007, officials say Officials with the Rhode Island Department of Health on Monday announced a person in the state died from the mosquito-borne Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) virus. ...
16:13 2019-09-10

Torrential rain in southeast Spain kills 6: Officials The storms in this area are a yearly metrological phenomenon, but they have been particularly fierce this fall, turning fields into lakes and roads into surging rivers of mud that sweep away everything in their path....
06:00 2019-09-15

US officials tell Saudi Arabia that oil attack was staged in Iran US officials said intelligence shows that the devastating attack on Saudi Arabia’s oil industry was staged in Iran, and have shared the information with the oil-rich ally as both countries consider retaliatory strikes, according to a new report. The assessment, which the US had not made public, came...
01:13 2019-09-17

Officials Warn of Wasp ‘Super Nests’ in Alabama A colony can grow to be as big as a Volkswagen Beetle and can have 15,000 wasps. The last time scientists saw such an unusually high number of enormous nests was in 2006....
19:39 2019-06-30

Officials: Man who dragged deputy with vehicle is shot, dies KINGSPORT, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee authorities are investigating the death of a man who was shot by a deputy being dragged by the man’s vehicle. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said Sullivan County sheriff’s deputies stopped 32-year-old Terry R. Frost, who had active warrants, in a ...
03:26 2019-06-11

Possible Security Threat To Jammu And Kashmir BJP Leaders, Say Officials An intelligence input has been passed on to the Jammu and Kashmir police about a possible threat to some BJP leaders including its president Ravinder Raina, officials said Saturday....
22:39 2019-06-08

Colorado Officials Consider Tearing Down Site Of Columbine Massacre Public education officials in Colorado are considering a plan to tear down and rebuild Columbine High School, saying the site remains a "source of inspiration" for potential gun violence 20 years......
13:52 2019-06-07

Byron York: Obama-era intelligence officials fretting because 'we don't know what they did' Why are Obama-era intelligence officials so concerned with President's Trump's call to declassify information regarding the origins of the Russia probe? "Because we don't know exactly what they did," Washington Examiner chief political correspondent Byron York said Friday on "The Story with Martha M...
08:39 2019-05-25

Twitter to Flag Officials' Tweets That Break Rules The social-media platform said it would begin flagging tweets by government officials and political figures world-wide who violate Twitter’s rules, a response to longstanding criticism that could court new controversy....
00:26 2019-06-28

Iraqi court sentences three French men to death: officials An Iraqi court sentenced three French men to death on Sunday after finding them guilty of joining Islamic State, two court officials told Reuters. The ruling can be appealed....
14:52 2019-05-26

Air India Owes Rs 4,500 Crore To Fuel Retailers, Say Officials IOC, BPCL and HPCL more than a week back jointly wrote to Air India seeking expeditious clearance of the dues, failing which they will be constrained to take action....
13:00 2019-08-23

North Korea again fires projectiles into Sea of Japan, officials say North Korea fired more projectile missiles into the sea early Saturday in a likely rebuke of joint military exercises between the United States and South Korea that the North has long regarded as a dress rehearsal for invasion....
04:13 2019-08-10

Afghan officials say heavy flooding kills 24 people The Afghan government says at least 24 people have been killed and 11 others injured in the past month as a new wave of heavy rains and flooding has swept parts of the country...
09:39 2019-05-25

‘I Wish We Had More Answers’: Health Officials Still Don’t Know Why 500 People Have Gotten Sick After Vaping More than 500 people have developed serious lung illnesses after vaping, and seven have died — but there’s still not a clear cause, federal health officials said on a call with reporters Thursday. “We at [the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention] are very concerned about...
02:39 2019-09-20

Federal officials investigate sex abuse in US Olympic organizations Feds looking into how NGOs handled sex-abuse allegationsA proposed bill would strengthen congressional oversightFederal investigators are looking into the way the US Olympic and Paralympic Committee and national governing bodies of Olympic sports handled sex-abuse allegations, people with knowledge ...
14:52 2019-09-14

Employees Urge Google Not To Work With US Immigration Officials Hundreds of Google employees on Wednesday called on the internet titan to avoid working for US immigration officials until they stop "engaging in human rights abuses."...
03:52 2019-08-15

FAA chief to meet with Boeing officials, test 737 MAX simulator New Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) chief Stephen Dickson plans to fly to Seattle this week to fly "newly configured" Boeing 737 MAX software in a simulator and will visit with Boeing officials, the agency said Monday....
05:52 2019-09-17

Mexican, US officials meet on probe into Walmart shootings Mexican prosecutors have met with U.S. diplomats and representatives of the FBI to share information on investigations into the Aug. 3 mass shooting at a Walmart in the Texas border city of El Paso...
05:00 2019-08-14

Notre Dame Reconstruction to Resume, French Officials Say The repair of Notre Dame Cathedral can resume later this month, French officials said Friday, announcing safety measures to protect against the spread of toxic lead at the landmark....
00:52 2019-08-10

2 Canadian women rescued from kidnappers in Ghana, officials say The two women were rescued early Wednesday in the south-central Ashanti region, Ghanaian government officials said. They did not provide any additional details....
22:13 2019-06-12

Fiat and Renault Try to Reassure French Officials and Nissan With Renault’s board set to meet Tuesday to discuss a merger, France’s finance minister wants the government to have a seat on any new board, and Nissan spoke of a “fundamental review” of its current alliance....
00:13 2019-06-04

College football officials facing greater scrutiny College football officials are facing more scrutiny and criticism than ever. Longtime official Tom Quick says the job is not for everybody, but he doesn’t believe the pressure is driving officials away from the game. (April 19)       ...
22:00 2019-06-12

Two Fed officials see no case for rate cut now; Kaplan 'open-minded' Underscoring divisions within the Federal Reserve over how to respond to signs of a global economic slowdown, two officials on Thursday said they see no need to lower borrowing costs next month, while another said he was "open-minded."...
01:39 2019-08-23

Security officials: Yemeni separatists control much of Aden Security officials say Yemeni separatists backed by the United Arab Emirates have wrested control of much of the southern port city of Aden from forces loyal to the internationally backed government...
20:26 2019-08-10

U.S. officials to brief diplomats on maritime security initiative for Gulf U.S. officials will speak to members of the Washington diplomatic corps on Friday about a new initiative to promote freedom of navigation and maritime security around the Strait of Hormuz, the State Department said on Wednesday....
06:13 2019-07-18

US OKs visas for Iranian officials to attend UN General Assembly The US has granted permission for top Iranian officials to enter the country for next week’s UN General Assembly, according to a report Thursday. Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani and Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif were both issued visas, a spokesman for the Iranian mission to the U...
23:39 2019-09-19

Officials seek answers after blackout in New York's Manhattan Government and utility officials were still searching for definite reasons on Sunday for a five-hour blackout in a large section of New York City's Manhattan borough that left 73,000 customers without power on Saturday....
22:13 2019-07-14

Fed officials see past misses as trouble for any new inflation approach The Federal Reserve is discussing whether a better way to get the U.S. economy to hit the central bank's inflation target is to tolerate much higher price increases in some years to counter the weaker ones....
21:00 2019-05-21

Fed officials see past inflation misses as trouble for any new framework In discussing the best way to manage the U.S. central bank's 2 percent inflation goal, Federal Reserve officials are considering strategies that may see them tolerate much higher price increases in some years to offset the weaker ones....
20:26 2019-05-21

China accuses U.S. officials of misleading public on trade war China on Friday accused U.S. officials of lying to the public about their trade war, as rising tensions between the world's two largest economies kept financial markets in a state of unease....
01:13 2019-05-25

Calif. officials identify some boat fire victims Officials in Santa Barbara, California say they've identified the remains of 18 of the 34 victims from the deadly dive boat fire, as a multi-agency effort to investigate the cause of the fire continues. (Sept. 6)        ...
01:00 2019-09-07

U.S. Officials Say Military Moves to Deter Iran Are Working Lawmakers are divided ahead of intelligence briefings on Capitol Hill focused on rising tensions with Iran and America’s deployments to the Middle East....
20:26 2019-05-21

Yemeni officials say Saudi-led coalition airstrikes kill 7 SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni officials say airstrikes by the Saudi-led coalition fighting rebels have hit a house in the southwestern province of Taiz, killing at least seven people from one family. They say the two airstrikes took place Friday in the Khadir district, and that the dead included a woma...
13:01 2019-06-29

Five Indian Sailors Kidnapped In Nigeria Released, Say Officials Five Indian sailors, who were kidnapped from a ship in Nigeria, have been released. Sudeep Chaudhary, Ankit Hooda, Chirag Yadav, Avinash Reddy, and Moogu Ravi, had been kidnapped from a vessel -- MT......
18:00 2019-06-29

Armed With Bat, Another BJP Leader Threatens Officials In Madhya Pradesh Days after Indore legislator Akash Vijayvargiya was seen thrashing a civic body official on national television, a youth leader of the party today landed at the Damoh municipality office wielding a......
20:26 2019-06-28

Dallas officials apologize for stopping graduation speech DALLAS (AP) — Dallas school officials have apologized after a high school valedictorian had her graduation speech interrupted by her principal when she read the names of shooting victims Trayvon Martin and Tamir Rice. The Dallas Independent School District said in a statement Tuesday that the decisi...
16:52 2019-06-12

Officials: Florida man robs Wendy’s after grilling burger JENSEN BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Florida officials say they are looking for a ‘hamburglar’ who broke into two restaurants, fixed himself some food, and then stole money. The Martin County Sheriff’s Office says the suspect forced his way into a Wendy’s in Jensen Beach, Florida, by sm...
18:52 2019-06-29

U.S. officials defend new citizenship rules for some military families U.S. immigration officials on Thursday defended a new policy that ends automatic citizenship for some children born to U.S. citizens stationed abroad as government employees or members of the U.S. military, saying it would only affect a "handful" of families every year....
20:52 2019-08-29

Officials: Car bomb kills 2 UN staff outside mall in Libya Health officials say a bomb-laden vehicle has exploded outside a shopping mall in Libya’s eastern city of Benghazi, killing at least two U.N. security staff...
23:26 2019-08-10

Pompeo says U.S. officials are focusing on release of two Canadians in China U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday assured Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau that American officials were working to free two Canadian men who were detained by China late last year....
17:00 2019-08-22

Health officials say Ebola cure near with 2 new Congo treatments Medical officials believe they're so close to a cure for Ebola that they've stopped a drug trial to give Congo patients two new treatments, which they say have shown remarkable effectiveness killing the virus....
13:39 2019-08-13

Mexico cuts irregular migration to US in half, officials say Mexican officials have dismissed US threats to impose tariffs linked to its ability to stop asylum-seekers from reaching US soil. A senior official said the strategy that Mexico put forward has been successful....
06:00 2019-09-07

Milwaukee officials urge people to stop vaping Milwaukee's city health department is urging residents to immediately stop using vaping products after 16 people were hospitalized this month with a severe lung disease. (Aug. 29)        ...
09:39 2019-08-30

Afghan officials say Taliban attack kills 25 in north KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say a Taliban attack against pro-government forces has killed at least 25 in the northern province of Baghlan. District chief Fazeluddin Muradi says that the insurgents’ attack also wounded at least eight pro-government fighters, during several hours ...
07:52 2019-06-29

10 dead in Texas plane crash, officials confirm Ten people were killed when a small airplane crashed into a hangar as it was taking off from a Dallas-area airport Sunday morning, a spokeswoman for the town of Addison, Texas, said. (June 30)        ...
06:39 2019-07-01

Kenyan officials blame frequency of doping on numbers Kenya's anti-doping and athletics chiefs on Friday disputed a report by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) that ranked the east African nation as the third most cheating nation in the sport....
00:26 2019-07-13

GOP officials rehash old fight against Volkswagen union vote NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Top Tennessee Republicans are predicting economic harm if workers at Volkswagen’s car assembly plant in Chattanooga vote to unionize. With 1,700 workers scheduled to vote June 12-14, U.S. Sen. Marsha Blackburn and Gov. Bill Lee are following their predecessors’ bl...
07:26 2019-06-07

City councilman won’t stop bad behavior despite charges, officials say Councilman Andy King continued to retaliate against his staff and violate ethics rules following his indictment by the City Council’s ethics committee, officials alleged Thursday. “It has come to our attention that that council member King has engaged in additional retaliatory behavior a...
03:00 2019-09-06

Taliban attack kills 8 election officials in Afghanistan Afghan officials say Taliban insurgents have launched coordinated attacks against a district headquarter in southern Kandahar province and have killed eight employees of the Independent Election Commission...
12:01 2019-06-30

Hawaii officials say they want peaceful end to protest over giant telescope Thirty Meter Telescope to be built on state’s highest peakMore than 1,000 activists fight development on Mauna KeaOfficials in Hawaii said on Friday they will not call up additional national guard troops or use force on peaceful protesters blocking access to the state’s highest peak. Related: Hawaii...
18:00 2019-07-20

| Officials count on 'tough but true ' US Open test Pre-tournament nerves aren't limited to the players as the US Open Golf Championship returns to Pebble Beach with the US Golf Association under scrutiny....
13:13 2019-06-13

PM of Iraq’s Kurdish region meets top officials in Baghdad The newly confirmed prime minister of Iraq’s self-ruled Kurdish region is meeting with top officials on his first visit to the Iraqi capital since he was named to the post last month...
17:39 2019-07-16

Afghan officials say car bomb kills 12, wounds scores Afghan officials say a car bomb in central Afghanistan has killed 12 people and wounded more than 150 others, many of them students attending a nearby school...
14:39 2019-07-07

Indian officials identify bodies of 3 British climbers An Indian official says the bodies of three of the four British climbers who were part of an international expedition to a Himalayan peak have been identified and handed over to officials...
17:00 2019-07-06

Man Dies After Setting Himself On Fire Near White House: US Officials A man who set himself on fire near the White House has died of his injuries, the US Park Police said on Thursday. The man set himself on fire on the Ellipse, an area popular with tourists between the......
16:00 2019-05-30

Legendary fighter Frank Trigg hated UFC officials. Then he became one Frank Trigg spent his 15-year career loudly admonishing UFC officials. He believes they cost him millions. This is the story of why he has reentered the Octagon to fix what he thinks is MMA's most dangerous problem....
09:26 2019-08-14

Officials ID victims of fatal Marines motorcycle crash Officials on Sunday identified the seven motorcyclists killed in a crash with a truck while on their way to a Marines-related bike meet in New Hampshire Friday night. They were named as Michael Ferazzi, 62; Albert Mazza, 49; Daniel Pereira, 58; Joanne and Edward Corr, both 58 years old; Desma Oakes,...
00:26 2019-06-24

Jeffrey Epstein reportedly met with Harvard officials while he was a sex offender Jeffrey Epstein had meetings with officials at Harvard University in person and over the phone at least six times in 2014, likely about genetics research, according to a new report. The convicted pedophile, who made a $6.5 million donation to the university’s Program for Evolutionary Dynamics in 200...
18:52 2019-07-12

Officials Search For Suspect After Chase Ends In Crash LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Authorities are searching for a man who escaped following a chase. It happened around 1 a.m. Wednesday on Highway 30. Officials say the chase ended when the vehicle they were pursuing wrecked in the Mill Creek area of Jackson County. They are currently searching fo...
15:00 2019-05-29

The Latest: G-20 finance officials: Trade risks intensifying Finance ministers and central bank chiefs of the Group of 20 major economies have wrapped up a meeting in Japan with a pledge to use all the policies they can to protect global growth...
19:13 2019-06-09

Mexico officials detain more migrants as crackdown steps up Mexican authorities are reinforcing efforts to deter Central Americans and others from crossing the country to reach the United States, detaining migrants in the south and stationing National Guardsmen along the Rio Grande in the north...
05:13 2019-06-24

| WATCH: 21 killed in Mexico road accident - officials A semi-truck and a bus carrying passengers back from a pilgrimage to a Catholic shrine crashed and burst into flames in eastern Mexico, killing at least 21 people, officials say....
18:52 2019-05-30

Genetic self-experimenting “biohacker” under investigation by health officials Enlarge / Zayner is best known for injecting himself with CRISPR. (credit: Andrew Matthews / Getty Images) Prominent genetic "biohacker" Josiah Zayner is under investigation by California state officials for practicing medicine without a license. Zayner has a background in biophysics and runs a co...
14:33 2019-05-21

Protests Over Incinerator Rattle Officials in Chinese City Riot police were deployed in the city of Wuhan after days of street protests. But officials are also promising that residents’ concerns will be heard....
20:26 2019-07-05

FA furious after US officials are caught in England’s World Cup hotel • US manager, Jill Ellis, says they were scouting base for final• England officials would never do that, says Phil NevilleAn extraordinary “spygate” row has broken out at the Women’s World Cup after undercover US team officials were caught wandering into private rooms at England’s hotel while Phil N...
23:52 2019-06-30

J&K Governor Asks Officials To Reach Out To People, Address Their Needs Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik has directed Deputy Commissioners in the Kashmir Valley to reach out to the people to take stock of their requirements relating to ration, medicines and......
13:13 2019-08-09

Former Obama officials reveal they are still talking with the Iranian government With tensions between the United States and Iran high, three officials who worked in former President Barack Obama's administration admit they have been talking with Iranian government officials in an effort to avert a war....
19:52 2019-05-31