June 9, 2017 RSS feed / Nation/World

Food trucks offering ethnic food gain popularity

DALLAS Perched behind the steering wheel of a shocking pink, 28-foot food truck, Kalliopi Anastasis Papas paused and plotted her next move. More...

Distrust of Trump marks Comey’s testimony about firing

WASHINGTON   Former FBI Director James Comey laid bare months of White House distrust, accusing the administration at an extraordinary open hearing of spreading “lies” and bluntly asserting that President Donald Trump had fired him t More...

Jury to hear Cosby testimony about quaaludes and sex

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Warren Buffett auctions off lunch to raise money for homeless charity

OMAHA, NEB.   The winning bid for a private lunch with billionaire Warren Buffett may top several million dollars in an online auction to benefit a California homeless charity that wraps up Friday night.  More...

May’s UK election gamble backfires as Tories lose majority

LONDON Spectacularly punished by voters who took away her majority in parliament, a politically wounded Theresa May sought to soldier on Friday as Britain’s prime minister, resisting pressure to resign after the failure of her high-stakes elec More...

Supermarket massacre shooter left online trail

A man who police say trapped and killed three coworkers inside a closed northeast Pennsylvania grocery store overnight Thursday left an online trail behind that includes praise for the 1999 Columbine High School shooters and expressions of deep frust More...

Bus bringing students to mission trip crashes near Atlanta, 1 killed

ATLANTA   A church bus carrying Alabama high school students on their way to a mission trip in Africa crashed near Atlanta, killing one person and injuring several others, authorities said.  More...

Arab nations add names to terror list amid Qatar dispute

DOHA, QATAR Arab countries put 12 organizations and 59 people on a terror sanctions list early Friday they described as being associated with Qatar, the latest in a growing diplomatic dispute that’s seen the energy rich nation isolated by Saud More...

Japan enacts law allowing Emperor Akihito, 83, to abdicate

TOKYO   Japan’s parliament on Friday passed a law allowing Emperor Akihito to become the country’s first monarch to abdicate in 200 years, but put off a debate over how to tackle the shrinking royal population and whether to allow wo More...

British voters go to the polls today

LONDON British voters went to the polls today for an election envisioned to be dominated by the country’s pending departure from the European Union but that ended up focusing on international terrorism following attacks in London and Mancheste More...

Retired pilot praises ‘Come From Away’

ARGYLE, Texas   When Beverley Bass was a little girl, she fell in love with a statue of Icarus and jumped off the washing machine in her home to simulate flight.  The Dallas Morning News reports her passion for flying continued as she watch More...

Comey’s testimony to put uncomfortable spotlight on Trump

WASHINGTON   In a hugely anticipated hearing, fired FBI director James Comey will recount a series of conversations with President Donald Trump that he says made him deeply uneasy and concerned about the blurring of boundaries between the White More...

Mother fears woman accused of leak will be made example

AUGUSTA, Ga.   A young woman charged with leaking U.S. More...

Iran says 5 Tehran attackers had fought for Islamic State

TEHRAN, Iran   Five of the men who launched an attack in the heart of Iran’s capital previously fought for the Islamic State group, the country’s Intelligence Ministry said today, acknowledging the first such assault by the extremist More...

Myanmar navy ship, fishermen find bodies in search for crashed military plane carrying 122

DAWEI, Myanmar   Fishermen joined navy and air force personnel today in recovering bodies and aircraft parts from the sea off Myanmar, where a military plane carrying 122 people including 15 children crashed a day earlier, officials said.  More...

Jury may soon hear from Cosby, even if he doesn’t take the stand

NORRISTOWN, PA. A jury that heard seven hours of testimony from a woman who says Bill Cosby drugged and assaulted her may soon hear from Cosby himself — even if he doesn’t take the stand. More...

Confederate statues remain in place

MARBLEHEAD, Ohio   Rain slices down the bayonet of the bronze Confederate soldier guarding the entrance to a Civil War cemetery on Sandusky Bay where some 267 Rebel officers and soldiers are buried.  More...

Woman accused of leak made pro-environment, anti-Trump posts

AUGUSTA, Ga.   Before she was charged with leaking U.S. government secrets to a reporter, Reality Leigh Winner shared sometimes scathing opinions on President Donald Trump and his policies for the whole world to see.  More...

Senators to ask about Trump pushback on Russia investigation

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Constand to return to witness stand today at Cosby’s sexual assault trial

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