The United States on Tuesday imposed sanctions against 13 Chinese and North Korean organizations Washington accused of helping evade nuclear restrictions against Pyongyang and supporting the country t
Saad Hariri thrust Lebanon into crisis when he resigned during a trip to Saudi Arabia on 4 November.
GRANDVIEW PLAZA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas police chief arrested last month following a disturbance at his home will not face criminal charges. Geary County Sheriff Tony Wolf said in a news release Tues
WASHINGTON — The head of an international authority that oversees the North American power grid has resigned following his arrest on a domestic-violence charge in Georgia. Gerry Cauley stepped down
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming’s unemployment rate increased slightly in October to 4.2 percent. The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services says the rate is up from September’s 4 perce
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Police in Virginia have identified a man who was struck and killed by an Amtrak train in Richmond. Twenty-four-year-old Alfredo Sanic of Henrico was killed when he was struck b
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — An attorney for Minnesota state Sen. Dan Schoen says Schoen plans to resign in the wake of accusations of sexual misconduct. Paul Rogosheske tells the Star Tribune that Schoe
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Montana Supreme Court has ruled a fellow justice illegally accepted a “no contest” plea while overseeing a sexual assault case in 2015. Justices vacated Gary Ha
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pennsylvania regulators are citing Sunoco for a three recent leaks during its construction of the Mariner East 2 pipeline project. The Department of Environmental Protection las
PHOENIX (AP) — The owners of a Phoenix wedding invitation business are appealing a judge’s dismissal of their lawsuit against the city. Attorney Jonathan Scruggs says he filed a notice of app
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Attorney: Minnesota state senator accused of harassment will resign.
CLEVELAND (AP) — A Cleveland police officer accused of having sex with a 13-year-old boy when she was a teacher’s aide at an elementary school before becoming an officer has been indicted on
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Gov. Bill Walker is touting the benefits a gas pipeline would bring to Alaska, though the project, which the state is pursuing with Chinese partners, is far from assured. Walk
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Miami-Dade nursery and a Florida man who suffers from epilepsy are suing the administration of Gov. Rick Scott over the slow implementation of the state’s medical m
BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts’ highest court has granted a new trial for a man convicted of murder in a 2009 killing. The Supreme Judicial Court said Tuesday that Aaron Morin deserves a new tri
BRITTON, S.D. (AP) — A TransCanada Corp. official says he believes an estimated 210,000-gallon oil leak discovered last week in South Dakota from the Keystone pipeline was a sudden and “immed
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expressed interest during phone talks on Tuesday in building up cooperation in various areas, including between the respe
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is warning Americans traveling to Saudi Arabia about the risk of ballistic missile attacks from neighboring Yemen. A new U.S. travel warning follows a Houthi mis
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago has renewed a legal fund for immigrants facing deportation. Aldermen widely approved a budget Tuesday for next year that includes $1.3 million for immigrant legal services. C
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — An inmate serving three sentences for aggravated assault has died in prison following a dispute with his cellmate. The Mississippi Department of Corrections says 32-year-old M
DETROIT (AP) — An expert is recommending approval of $4.1 million in claims filed by victims of a Detroit-area doctor who committed fraud by putting patients through needless cancer treatments. Ran
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Hunters killed nearly 14,000 fewer deer during opening weekend of Wisconsin’s nine-day gun deer season this year than last. That’s according to preliminary data the
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — The University of Michigan Board of Regents will make an announcement on white supremacist Richard Spencer’s request to speak on campus. University spokesman Rick Fitz
While highly political, the process for picking the new homes of the two agencies was given a veneer of objectivity through criteria that the EU fixed for the applications
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland is well-known for its crab cakes and the Chesapeake Bay. But that’s not all. Just since 2000, 78 films and five television shows have been shot in Maryland, acc
WASHINGTON - The Trump administration imposed new sanctions Tuesday on a slew of North Korean shipping firms and Chinese trading companies in its latest push to isolate the rogue nation ...
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Saad al-Hariri landed in Beirut on Tuesday, his media office said, returning home for the first time since he resigned as Lebanon's prime minister in a broadcast from Saudi Arabia a
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — A Duluth-based health system has fired about 50 employees who refused to get a flu shot. Essentia Health announced last month that employees would be required to get vaccinated
Many questions remain, including whether he will make his resignation official or rescind it, and whether Saudi Arabia had pressed him to resign.
OTTAWA (Reuters) - The Canadian government proposed on Tuesday mandatory health warnings and child-proof packaging as well as a licensing regime for all cannabis products in legislation ahead of the J
RAINELLE, W.Va. (AP) — Several families impacted by flooding last year in West Virginia have received new homes. WVVA-TV reports the Rainelle residents were handed keys to their homes on Monday. Th
By challenging the deal, the Justice Department is taking an approach to antitrust issues that is starkly different from the Obama administration's
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A federal judge has sentenced a Washington man to 18 months in prison for his role in the armed occupation of a national wildlife refuge in Oregon. Darryl Thorn twice was on t