May 26, 2017 RSS feed / Nation/World

Student’s suicide roils her community

LEWISTON   A middle school student’s suicide has roiled her community, with students walking out of school and her family saying support services failed her.  More...

Trump meeting with G-7 leaders after going on offensive

TAORMINA, Italy   In the Middle East, President Donald Trump was feted with pageantry, the leaders of Saudi Arabia and Israel seemingly in competition to outdo the other with the warmth of their welcomes and the depth of their pledges of coopera More...

Judge to consider contempt against leader of anti-abortion group

SAN FRANCISCO   A federal judge said Thursday he will consider holding the leader of an anti-abortion group in contempt after links to videos that the judge had barred from release appeared on the website of the man’s attorneys.  More...

Reading Recovery going big

SARASOTA, Fla. The object of so much adult scrutiny on this day clearly gets plenty of attention at home. The well scrubbed little girl wears a petite necklace, a silver ring around a finger and a red bow in her hair. More...

Lawyer says Kushner willing to cooperate with investigators

WASHINGTON   President Donald Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, is willing to cooperate with federal investigators looking into ties between Russia and the Trump campaign, his attorney said.  The statement from attorney Jamie Gorelic More...

GOP Montana win may be blip in Democrats’ anti-Trump hopes

BOZEMAN, Mont.   A Montana Republican businessman won the state’s U.S. More...

As Trump announces famine aid, relief funds face big cuts

WASHINGTON When President Donald Trump met Pope Francis this week, the U.S. leader renewed a commitment to fighting global famine and proudly announced a new multi-million dollar American aid contribution to four African nations in crisis. More...

Quiet college dropout turned bomber: Who was Salman Abedi?

LONDON He was quiet and withdrawn, a college dropout who liked soccer — and, some say, showed alarming signs of being radicalized years before he walked into a pop concert at Britain’s Manchester Arena and detonated a powerful bomb, kill More...

Philippine President Duterte warns of ‘contamination’ by IS group

ILIGAN, Philippines   Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte ordered his troops to crush militants who are fighting street battles with government forces in the south, warning Friday that the country is at a grave risk of “contamination&rdqu More...

GOP health bill: 23M uninsured

WASHINGTON   Congress’ official budget analyst is projecting that the House Republican health care bill would produce 23 million more uninsured people and be costly, perhaps unaffordable coverage for the seriously ill. More...

Woman creates ‘Village’ to help others

CLARKSVILLE, Mo.   If Rose Gronemeyer was looking for a sign that the house on the hill with the breathtaking views of the Mississippi River was the right location, she found it in the bathroom.  More...

Trump meeting with EU leaders

BRUSSELS Visiting a city he once called a “hellhole” to meet with the leaders of one alliance he threatened to abandon and another whose weakening he cheered, President Donald Trump will address a continent today still reeling from his e More...

Foreign meetings omitted from Sessions’ security clearance

WASHINGTON Attorney General Jeff Sessions did not disclose contacts with foreign dignitaries, including the Russian ambassador, on a security clearance form he submitted as a United States senator last year, the Justice Department acknowledged Wedne More...

Police chief: Manchester searches turn up valuable info

MANCHESTER, England   Home searches across Manchester have uncovered important items for the investigation into the concert bombing that left 22 people dead, Manchester’s police chief announced today, while other British authorities compla More...

GOP candidate charged with misdemeanor assault of a reporter

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Suspected suicide bombs in Jakarta kill 3 policemen

JAKARTA, INDONESIA   Two suspected suicide bombings near a bus terminal in Indonesia’s capital Wednesday night killed three policemen and injured ten other people, including five officers, police said.  National police spokesman Setyo More...

United CEO likely to face questions about dragging incident

CHICAGO   United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz is likely to face questions from shareholders today about the rough removal of a passenger from a flight, an incident that sparked weeks of bad publicity.  Shareholders also will vote whether to re- More...

3 more arrests in Manchester; London tourist sites protected

MANCHESTER, England   British police and intelligence agencies arrested three more suspects today in connection with the Manchester suicide bombing and moved quickly to secure key sites across the country, including Buckingham Palace and the Bri More...

Priest among 14 hostages taken in Philippines siege

MANILA, Philippines Muslim extremists abducted a Catholic priest and more than a dozen churchgoers while laying siege to a southern Philippine city overnight More...

Couple reflects on 70 years of marriage

DETROIT Sophia George, 88, and always the life of the party, was even more radiant than usual in a midnight blue gown with metallic gold and silver accents, her eyes sparkling as she hugged her guests and welcomed them in; later that night she would More...