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No rush to Trump judgment, Ryan says; Dems demand deep probe

WASHINGTON – Pressing for answers to mushrooming questions, congressional Democrats demanded an immediate investigation into President Donald Trump’s dealings with now-fired FBI Director James...

DATE: May 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Q&A: Would Trump request to end Flynn probe have broken law?

WASHINGTON – Some lawmakers are accusing President Donald Trump of obstruction of justice after revelations that FBI Director James Comey wrote a private account of the president asking him to shut...

DATE: May 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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EPA asked the public which regulations to gut

Last month, the Environmental Protection Agency put out a call for comments about what regulations are in need of repeal, replacement or modification. The effort stemmed from an executive order...

DATE: May 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Trump’s legislative agenda slows to crawl in Congress

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump’s agenda has slowed to a crawl in Congress. Daily distractions and a pair of major controversies in the past week are diverting lawmakers from their day jobs....

DATE: May 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Syria denies US allegations of mass killings, crematorium

BEIRUT – Syria on Tuesday rejected U.S. accusations it carried out mass killings at a prison near Damascus and then burned the victims’ bodies in a crematorium, describing the allegations as “lies”...

DATE: May 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Trump talk with Russians ‘wholly appropriate,’ adviser says

WASHINGTON – Pushing back against allegations of damaging intelligence disclosures, President Donald Trump’s national security adviser insisted Tuesday that Trump’s revelations to Russian officials...

DATE: May 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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US: Syria is burning bodies to hide proof of mass killings

WASHINGTON The United States accused Syria on Monday of executing thousands of imprisoned political opponents and burning their bodies in a crematorium to hide the evidence, testing the Trump...

DATE: May 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Judges question whether Trump’s travel ban discriminates

SEATTLE – Federal judges on Monday peppered a lawyer for President Donald Trump with questions about whether the administration’s travel ban discriminates against Muslims, the second time in a week...

DATE: May 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Few victims are paying hackers because using bitcoin is hard

An unprecedented cyberattack swept across the globe over the weekend, but so far the majority of victims haven’t paid hackers a ransom. After the ransomware began infecting users on Friday, they...

DATE: May 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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North Korea: New long-range missile can carry heavy nuke

SEOUL, South Korea – North Korea said Monday the missile it launched over the weekend was a new type of “medium long-range” ballistic rocket that can carry a heavy nuclear warhead. A jubilant...

DATE: May 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Clapper: US govt ‘under assault’ by Trump after Comey firing

WASHINGTON – American democracy is separately “under assault” from President Donald Trump and Russia, the former U.S. intelligence chief warned Sunday, expressing dismay over the abrupt firing of...

DATE: May 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Experts: Cyberattack havoc could grow as work week begins

LONDON – An unprecedented “ransomware” cyberattack that has already hit tens of thousands of victims in 150 countries could wreak even more havoc Monday as people return to their desks and power up...

DATE: May 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World