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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

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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....
06:00, 2019-09-12

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....
12:00, 2019-09-14

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.        ...
16:01, 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....
12:00, 2019-09-11

Border War: Los Angeles officials clash with burbs over homeless 'dumping' Los Angeles city councilmembers claim that L.A.’s neighbors are not just shirking their responsibility in tackling the region’s homeless crisis, but are actively pushing the homeless into L.A.’s city limits....
19:00, 2019-06-14

LA residents fed up with officials, demand change after homeless crisis spirals in city It’s the stale stench of liquor and human waste that hits you first. Then it's visual -- row after row of dirty tarp tents crammed together on the sidewalk next to piles rotting trash and broken appliances. There are half-dressed, drugged-out shells of people wandering aimlessly in the middle of the...
23:00, 2019-08-19

Trump sues House Ways and Means Committee, New York state officials to protect his tax returns President Trump on Tuesday sued the House Ways and Means Committee and New York state officials for employing an "unconstitutional" law to obtain his state tax returns, after the Treasury Department's move to block his federal records from release. ...
23:34, 2019-07-23

2 African lions die at California zoos, officials say Two African lions known for delighting visitors with their booming roars have died from age-related health problems at zoos in California this week, officials said....
18:51, 2019-05-23

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.        ...
05:17, 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....
09:51, 2019-07-10

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....
12:51, 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...
17:00, 2019-06-15

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...
14:17, 2019-09-03

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. ...
18:51, 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....
14:51, 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.        ...
04:17, 2019-08-01

Officials rescue 136 dogs from multi-million-dollar California home More than 100 dogs were rescued this week from a fetid, poop-filled multi-million-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. Thursd...
17:34, 2019-05-31

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....
21:17, 2019-08-25

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. ...
21:00, 2019-08-16

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....
15:51, 2019-08-31

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....
22:51, 2019-08-02

19 MS-13 gang members indicted in 'medieval-style' California slayings were in country illegally, officials say Nearly all of the members and associates of an MS-13 gang charged in the “medieval-style” slayings of seven people in California were in the country illegally, according to officials. ...
18:34, 2019-07-17

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...
20:34, 2019-07-31

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....
08:17, 2019-08-28

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....
02:34, 2019-07-13

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....
15:34, 2019-08-04

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...
23:51, 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...
09:34, 2019-05-23

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....
20:00, 2019-05-28

4 bodies recovered, 29 unaccounted for after diving boat caught fire off California's Santa Cruz Island: officials The U.S. Coast Guard was coordinating a rescue effort Monday in response to a distress call from a boat that caught fire off California with 30 people on board....
23:51, 2019-09-02

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 ...
21:51, 2019-07-17

Brazil officials find 42 prisoners dead in Amazonas state after deadly gang clash At least 42 prisoners in Brazil were found strangled to death on Monday in four separate jails in the state of Amazonas, the same state where a fight between rival prison gangs resulted in 15 dead the day before, authorities said....
00:34, 2019-05-28

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. ...
02:00, 2019-09-12

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. ...
02:34, 2019-08-20

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....
14:17, 2019-08-09

'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....
21:51, 2019-06-27

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...
14:51, 2019-05-21

Measles outbreak: As students head back to school, US and world officials warn about risks As students head back to school, physicians and public health officials are continuing their pleas for parents to vaccinate their children.        ...
23:51, 2019-08-14

Trump pushing for major crackdown on homeless camps in California, with aides discussing moving residents to government-backed facilities Administration officials have discussed using the federal government to get homeless people off the streets of Los Angeles and other areas and into new government-backed facilities....
04:17, 2019-09-11

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 4.12pm BST The US government decided to extract a covert source from inside the Russian government in 2017, partly over concerns that Trump or his admin...
17:34, 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....
20:17, 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...
05:17, 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....
15:34, 2019-05-22

| 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....
18:00, 2019-09-10

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....
19:51, 2019-05-28

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...
14:34, 2019-05-31

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....
02:17, 2019-05-22

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....
00:17, 2019-08-22

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....
13:34, 2019-08-01

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....
17:00, 2019-07-12

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...
22:17, 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...
03:00, 2019-06-12

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."...
05:34, 2019-05-22

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....
05:17, 2019-05-22

Trump to announce action over census citizenship question: officials U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday will announce an executive action over his administration's effort to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census despite ongoing court challenges, two administration officials told Reuters....
17:17, 2019-07-11

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....
17:51, 2019-05-21

Trump Pressures Mexico as Officials Meet Again for Border Talks President Trump said that progress was being made in border-security talks between Mexican and U.S. officials, but said the country must “step up to the plate” if it wants to head off tariffs planned for next week....
22:17, 2019-06-06

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....
04:34, 2019-07-04

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...
20:17, 2019-06-18

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......
11:00, 2019-08-28

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 ...
01:00, 2019-07-12

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....
02:17, 2019-06-20

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....
20:00, 2019-05-21

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....
02:51, 2019-07-02

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...
23:01, 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. ...
10:51, 2019-08-22

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...
21:34, 2019-05-31

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...
18:00, 2019-09-08

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....
07:51, 2019-05-31

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!"  ...
15:17, 2019-06-13

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....
00:34, 2019-08-03

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....
22:51, 2019-08-31

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....
00:34, 2019-05-24

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......
09:34, 2019-06-21

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. ...
22:34, 2019-08-16

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...
23:17, 2019-07-01

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....
04:51, 2019-07-18

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....
06:17, 2019-09-15

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....
12:00, 2019-07-04

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...
06:34, 2019-08-13

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...
13:00, 2019-06-08

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 ...
12:51, 2019-06-17

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...
18:00, 2019-07-10

The show will go on: Play based on FBI officials' anti-Trump texts gets new venue The stage play based on anti-Trump text messages between disgraced FBI agent Peter Strzok and former FBI counsel Lisa Page will go on after the Washington, D.C  theater that was expected to hold it backed out of the project, citing “violent threats."...
09:00, 2019-06-05

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....
12:00, 2019-08-28

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....
04:34, 2019-06-11

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....
00:00, 2019-07-10

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....
14:00, 2019-06-19

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...
17:00, 2019-06-09

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 ...
22:34, 2019-06-04

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....
08:01, 2019-06-30

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....
13:51, 2019-06-21

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 ...
05:51, 2019-06-13

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....
00:00, 2019-07-18

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...
23:00, 2019-07-23

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...
20:34, 2019-07-23

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 ...
20:17, 2019-05-23

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....
08:17, 2019-08-03

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....
03:34, 2019-08-03

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....
15:00, 2019-07-10

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....
02:34, 2019-08-31

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....
04:34, 2019-05-24

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.        ...
17:00, 2019-08-27

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.......
17:51, 2019-05-30

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...
09:00, 2019-09-05

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...
19:17, 2019-09-12

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 ...
00:51, 2019-07-01

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....
16:17, 2019-07-05

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....
20:17, 2019-09-03

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...
02:00, 2019-09-02

UPDATE 3-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....
03:00, 2019-08-15

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....
04:34, 2019-09-10

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 ...
19:34, 2019-06-28

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. ...
16:51, 2019-07-01

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....
02:51, 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....
12:17, 2019-06-21

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...
22:17, 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....
08:00, 2019-05-31

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....
19:34, 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?...
02:34, 2019-09-12

Mike Pence delivers 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.        ...
01:00, 2019-06-06

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...
16:34, 2019-09-08

| 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....
10:51, 2019-06-13

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.”...
06:00, 2019-07-09

Rush Limbaugh: Trump needs to go to California, remind Americans what a Dem-run state looks like Go west, President Trump!  That's what conservative radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh advised Trump to do Tuesday, saying he should start appearing periodically in California to remind Americans about the failures of Democratic policies in California....
01:51, 2019-06-12

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...
00:51, 2019-07-19

'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.        ...
06:01, 2019-07-24

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....
13:00, 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....
08:00, 2019-09-12

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....
11:00, 2019-09-08

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...
14:34, 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....
18:34, 2019-08-28

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 ...
18:00, 2019-07-31

Donald Trump appears to breach royal protocol at state banquet by touching Queen on the back 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....
07:51, 2019-06-04

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 D...
05:17, 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 ...
01:17, 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...
18:17, 2019-08-24

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....
06:17, 2019-09-11

U.S. bars two Venezuelan officials from traveling to U.S The United States said on Friday it would bar two Venezuelan officials accused of human rights violations from traveling to the United States in its latest action to pressure Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro into stepping down....
19:17, 2019-08-02

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....
02:17, 2019-08-10

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....
21:51, 2019-08-20

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....
19:34, 2019-06-16

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....
11:17, 2019-06-09

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....
00:17, 2019-08-24

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....
22:34, 2019-06-06

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....
23:51, 2019-05-21

"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......
22:34, 2019-06-06

| 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....
06:51, 2019-08-14

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....
06:51, 2019-06-12

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...
03:51, 2019-06-29

| 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....
16:17, 2019-06-28

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 ...
23:51, 2019-05-22

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. ...
11:17, 2019-07-03

Yemeni officials say top diplomat resigned over UN deal SANAA, Yemen (AP) — 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. The officials said on Monday that Khaled al-Yamani’s resignation came after other government figu...
21:34, 2019-06-10

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...
22:34, 2019-07-20

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 ...
17:34, 2019-06-18

SC officials warn of potentially deadly flooding South Carolina governor is warning of the potential for life-threatening flooding from Hurricane Dorian. (Sept. 4)        ...
05:00, 2019-09-05

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....
21:17, 2019-06-17

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 ...
17:17, 2019-07-09

No More ''VIP Stay'' At Corbett Tiger Reserve: Officials Corbett Tiger Reserve authorities have decided that it will not entertain references from VIPs requesting stay and safari facilities among others either for themselves or for their relatives and......
15:51, 2019-06-18

US officials to put off oil leases near sacred tribal land ALBUQUERQUE, NM — US Interior Secretary David Bernhardt has agreed to put off oil and gas leasing for a year on land that Native Americans consider sacred surrounding Chaco Culture National Historical Park in northwestern New Mexico. The decision comes after Bernhardt visited the site Tuesday and me...
22:51, 2019-05-30

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....
12:34, 2019-08-16

Man Who Set Himself On Fire Near White House Has Died: 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......
14:00, 2019-05-30

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....
20:34, 2019-06-16

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....
00:17, 2019-06-01

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)        ...
06:17, 2019-09-04

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....
19:00, 2019-09-06

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...
06:34, 2019-08-09

US officials: Plan may send up to 10,000 troops to Mideast 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....
02:34, 2019-05-23

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."...
22:34, 2019-06-13

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....
02:00, 2019-06-13

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....
00:17, 2019-07-11

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)        ...
20:00, 2019-09-06

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...
06:34, 2019-08-11

Iran to ask Japan's Abe to mediate over U.S. oil sanctions: officials Iran will ask Japan to mediate between Tehran and Washington to ease oil sanctions imposed by the United States, Iranian officials said on Wednesday, as Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrived in the country for a two-day visit....
15:01, 2019-06-12

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...
05:17, 2019-06-11

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....
05:34, 2019-09-06

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....
01:34, 2019-06-16

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...
05:34, 2019-08-17

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....
01:00, 2019-06-12

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....
22:00, 2019-08-21

Haiti officials, media say PM Lapin has resigned 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....
03:34, 2019-07-23

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....
04:51, 2019-07-23

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)        ...
23:17, 2019-05-31

White Supremacists May Be Aiding Couple on the Run, Officials Say The Arizona couple, who face murder charges and overpowered their guards two weeks ago, were added to the United States Marshals Service’s 15 Most Wanted list....
16:17, 2019-09-11

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....
21:51, 2019-08-02

North Korea launches more missiles, US officials say North Korea fired two short-range missiles in the direction of the Sea of Japan, also known as the East Sea, on Saturday, according to an assessment cited by two US officials....
01:51, 2019-08-24

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....
00:51, 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....
00:51, 2019-07-05

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....
00:51, 2019-05-24

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....
22:34, 2019-07-16

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, ...
02:51, 2019-06-09

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....
21:17, 2019-08-31

Officials say Arkansas underground dump fire has gone out BELLA VISTA, Ark. (AP) — Officials say a northwestern Arkansas underground dump fire that’s been burning for nearly a year has been extinguished. Bella Vista’s Property Owner’s Association said on its website Tuesday that no fire, smoke or elevated surface temperature readings coul...
17:51, 2019-06-05

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)        ...
00:01, 2019-06-29

Mexico officials prepare to intercept about 1,000 migrants Hundreds more Central American migrants have crossed into Mexico from Guatemala, and a group of about 1,000 has started walking en mass to the north....
20:34, 2019-06-05

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....
03:51, 2019-06-01

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...
23:17, 2019-08-23

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....
21:17, 2019-07-14

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...
14:00, 2019-06-06

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....
20:17, 2019-09-11

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...
21:51, 2019-08-01

| 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....
17:51, 2019-06-28

US health officials issue warning about marijuana Federal health officials are issuing a national warning against marijuana use by adolescents and pregnant women, as more states legalize some forms of the drug's use. (Aug. 29)        ...
05:00, 2019-08-30

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...
04:34, 2019-08-30

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......
12:51, 2019-08-24

Mexico officials intercept about 1,000 migrants on highway Hundreds more Central American migrants have crossed into Mexico from Guatemala, and a group of about 1,000 has started walking en mass to the north....
21:17, 2019-06-05

Climbers missing in Himalayas unlikely to be found, officials say Group of eight including four Britons, two Americans, an Australian and an Indian climber were attempting to climb Nanda Devi mountainEight climbers missing after avalanches in the Himalayas have not been found during initial airborne searches, and hopes that they will be discovered are slim.Two Ind...
04:01, 2019-06-03

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...
00:51, 2019-06-08

Sri Lankan AG question why 2 officials haven’t been arrested Sri Lankan prosecutors have asked police to explain why two former senior officials have not been arrested for alleged negligence leading to the Easter Sunday bombings that killed more than 250 people at churches and hotels...
11:34, 2019-07-02

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....
15:51, 2019-05-21

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...
20:51, 2019-06-14

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....
00:34, 2019-06-21

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....
19:51, 2019-06-30

Nigerian officials ponder next move in $9bn energy scandal As war of words continues over potential loss of assets, mixed messages of negotiation and scam emanate from governmentNigeria’s top government officials have met to discuss their next move in the $9bn (£7.4bn) energy scandal that is poised to cost their economy dear.As they exited Monday’s high-lev...
16:17, 2019-09-04

Russian Activist Navalny Wasn't Poisoned, Say Officials Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who was being treated for a mysterious illness, wasn’t poisoned as he and his supporters have claimed, according Russian medical officials....
17:51, 2019-07-31

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...
03:34, 2019-05-25

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....
21:51, 2019-08-26

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....
04:00, 2019-05-22

U.S. health officials report 41 new cases of measles last week The United States recorded 41 new measles cases last week, bringing the year's total number of cases to 981 in the worst outbreak of the disease since 1992, federal health officials said on Monday....
18:51, 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....
14:17, 2019-09-04

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...
05:34, 2019-08-19

Officials: 8 killed in head-on crash on Mississippi highway SCOOBA, Miss. (AP) — Authorities say eight people were killed when a box truck and a passenger van collided in a head-on crash on a rural highway. Mississippi Highway Patrol Sgt. Andy West said the patrol received a call just before 3:30 a.m. Monday about the wreck on Mississippi Highway 16 east of ...
19:34, 2019-06-03

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...
11:51, 2019-05-29

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...
14:01, 2019-07-07

| 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....
12:17, 2019-06-13

Officials mull demolishing then rebuilding Columbine High DENVER (AP) — Authorities in a Colorado community are gauging support for demolishing Columbine High School and rebuilding it nearby. In a letter Thursday, Jefferson County Schools Superintendent Jason Glass says the school building has remained “a source of inspiration” for people with ...
02:34, 2019-06-07

US, Mexico officials to begin talks over tariffs, border Trump claims Mexico has taken advantage of the United States for decades but that the abuse will end when he slaps tariffs on Mexican imports.        ...
13:17, 2019-06-03

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 smashing a window with a b...
21:17, 2019-06-29

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....
19:34, 2019-06-21

Taliban attack kills 8 election officials in Afghanistan KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say Taliban insurgents have killed eight people in a bomb attack targeting election officials in southern Kandahar province. Aziz Ibrahimi, a spokesman for the Independent Election Commission, said Sunday that the employees were in the district of Maruf con...
12:34, 2019-06-30

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...
04:00, 2019-08-21

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......
14:17, 2019-08-09

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......
19:00, 2019-06-29

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 ...
06:00, 2019-09-14

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....
23:17, 2019-08-02

No Place For Corrupt Officials In Government, Says Yogi Adityanath Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday cracked the whip on corrupt officials, saying they would be forced to take voluntary retirement....
12:34, 2019-06-21

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....
17:51, 2019-08-02

Tax Officials To Get Swiss Bank Details Of Indians From Tomorrow Banking details of Indians with accounts in Switzerland will be available to tax authorities from Sunday as the automatic exchange of information regime kicks off between the two countries....
18:17, 2019-08-31

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....
03:00, 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...
09:51, 2019-05-25

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.     ...
08:00, 2019-06-21

Honduras: Former officials accused of laundering drug money Former President Porfirio Lobo's administration is being investigated for laundering drug money. The OAS anti-corruption mission (MACCIH) has filed injunctions against 12 people....
10:17, 2019-05-25

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....
00:51, 2019-08-10

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....
01:17, 2019-07-15

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....
21:00, 2019-06-21

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."...
06:00, 2019-08-15

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....
06:17, 2019-08-01

Kenyan officials exhume body to retrieve uniform Residents of a small Kenyan village expressed disbelief and shock to hear that county officials forcibly exhumed the body of a man who had recently died....
22:51, 2019-08-14

Japan officials hunt for reasons behind fire that killed 34 Japanese officials groped on Monday for answers to why a blaze tore through an animation company, amid reports that smoke spread so fast a majority of victims who tried to flee through a rooftop door could not open it in time to escape....
12:17, 2019-07-22

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......
21:51, 2019-07-09

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....
22:17, 2019-07-09

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....
03:17, 2019-06-19

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....
10:51, 2019-08-14

Explosion hits Gaza motorcycle, two dead: officials Two people were killed and a third wounded when a motorcycle exploded while traveling through the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, the Palestinian health ministry said....
22:34, 2019-08-27

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. ...
16:00, 2019-09-10

Taliban kill 14 pro-government militia in Afghanistan: officials Taliban militants killed at least 14 members of a pro-government militia in Afghanistan on Wednesday, said officials, as Taliban and U.S. officials near a deal aimed at ending the 18-year war....
11:34, 2019-08-28

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....
04:34, 2019-06-04

| 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....
20:34, 2019-05-30

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)        ...
05:00, 2019-08-30

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)        ...
12:17, 2019-06-18

China's Xi 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 of senior Communist Party leaders on Tuesday....
15:51, 2019-07-09

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. ...
04:00, 2019-08-01

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....
04:00, 2019-08-30

Philadelphia: at least six officers injured in ongoing standoff, officials say Two other officer were still trapped inside the house while police outside talk down the shooter and sporadically take fire from himMultiple police officers have been wounded in Philadelphia after a gunman opened fire during a tense standoff that continued into the evening.At least one gunman opened...
04:34, 2019-08-15

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...
17:34, 2019-06-17

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 have said they will not call up additional national guard troops or use force on peaceful protesters who are blocking access to the state’s highest peak. Related: Haw...
00:00, 2019-07-21

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....
13:34, 2019-08-27

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...
04:17, 2019-08-14

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....
17:51, 2019-08-13

‘Arrogance,’ ‘a ploy,’ 'bold’: Here’s what officials are saying about Facebook’s Libra Officials at home and abroad sounded off this week about Facebook's plans to start a cryptocurrency, expressing fears it could destabilize financial markets....
00:17, 2019-07-20

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...
11:51, 2019-06-20

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......
03:17, 2019-08-27

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....
03:17, 2019-06-15

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...
05:00, 2019-09-06

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....
23:17, 2019-08-01

'El Chapo' lawyer dismisses U.S. officials' escape fears A lawyer for Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman rejected prosecutors' claims that the Mexican drug lord may try to escape from the Manhattan jail where he awaits sentencing, and said he should be afforded regular exercise on the building's roof....
20:17, 2019-06-03

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...
02:17, 2019-08-27

North Korea conducts new projectile launch: U.S. officials North Korea has carried out a new projectile launch, U.S. officials said on Thursday, adding that initial information indicated the launches were similar to two recent short-range tests carried out by Pyongyang....
23:17, 2019-08-01

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...
05:17, 2019-07-01

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......
13:17, 2019-07-10

Libyan officials say Hifter’s forces fighting IS in south CAIRO (AP) — 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. The officials said Sunday that the self-styled Libyan National Army began its attack on...
15:17, 2019-06-16

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....
13:51, 2019-06-16

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...
17:17, 2019-06-19

The Latest: G-20 finance officials: Trade risks intensifying FUKUOKA, Japan (AP) — The Latest on a meeting of financial leaders of the Group of 20 major economies (all times local): 6 p.m. 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 gl...
19:17, 2019-06-09

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....
21:51, 2019-05-24

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....
04:00, 2019-08-28

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....
08:34, 2019-07-08

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)        ...
06:34, 2019-07-01

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....
06:00, 2019-07-08

San Francisco officials brand NRA a ‘domestic terrorist organization’ The San Francisco Board of Supervisors has passed a resolution declaring the National Rifle Association a “domestic terrorist organization” and urged the federal government to do the same – the latest escalation in the heated rhetoric from Democrats regarding the NRA in the wake of several deadly ma...
16:51, 2019-09-04

Shortlist of Candidates to Lead IMF Focuses on Eurozone Officials A shortlist of candidates most likely to succeed Christine Lagarde as head of the International Monetary Fund has been narrowed to officials from eurozone countries, with Jeroen Dijsselbloem, the former finance minister of the Netherlands and former president of the Eurogroup, among them....
19:34, 2019-07-17

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)        ...
02:34, 2019-09-07

Indonesia police allege plot to kill top officials 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....
11:34, 2019-05-28

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....
16:17, 2019-09-03

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."...
01:17, 2019-08-23

Officials: Militants kill 4 workers in Egypt’s Sinai EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — Egyptian officials say militants have attacked construction workers in the restive northern Sinai Peninsula, killing at least four civilian workers. The officials say Saturday’s attack took place in the Mediterranean city of el-Arish as workers were building a fence arou...
23:34, 2019-06-22

The Latest: Officials seek help in motorcycle crash probe LANCASTER, N.H. (AP) — The Latest on a deadly crash between a pickup truck and several motorcycles in New Hampshire (all times local): 4:45 p.m. Authorities are asking for the public’s help as they investigate a collision between motorcycles and a pickup truck that left seven people dead. Auth...
23:34, 2019-06-22

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....
10:34, 2019-07-12

Former Obama officials reveal they are still talking with the Iranian government With tensions between the United States and Iran still high, three officials who worked in Barack Obama's administration admit they have been talking with Iranian government officials in an effort to avert a war....
09:17, 2019-06-01

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....
15:51, 2019-08-23

Two Fed Officials Express Opposition to Rate Cuts in TV Interviews The leaders of the Kansas City and Philadelphia Fed banks both said that while there are risks to the outlook the current path of data suggests lowering short-term borrowing costs doesn’t offer much benefit to the economy....
22:17, 2019-08-22

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...
16:17, 2019-05-28

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....
22:00, 2019-07-12

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....
21:34, 2019-05-21

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...
08:00, 2019-06-01

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.        ...
20:51, 2019-07-24

Fed's Williams Joins With Other Officials Leaning Toward Rate Cuts New York Fed President John Williams said the case for lowering short-term interest rates is getting stronger, opening the door to his support for easier monetary policy at the end of this month....
23:34, 2019-07-11

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....
23:17, 2019-09-11

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."...
04:51, 2019-08-07

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......
23:51, 2019-06-02

52 dogs rescued from alleged hoarder in New Jersey, officials say Authorities in New Jersey recovered dozens of dogs from a Trenton home – many malnourished and at least one in critical condition—and said a suspect has been arrested for animal cruelty....
19:00, 2019-06-27

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"        ...
15:17, 2019-05-23

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....
21:17, 2019-07-05

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....
09:00, 2019-09-07

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...
04:34, 2019-06-24

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.       ...
06:51, 2019-09-03

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....
04:17, 2019-08-07

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...
04:17, 2019-08-24

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...
09:51, 2019-05-27

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......
00:34, 2019-06-29

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,...
00:51, 2019-06-24

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....
19:00, 2019-05-21

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....
20:51, 2019-06-08

Dallas Crane Collapse Kills 1 and Injures 6, Officials Say The crane toppled amid severe winds and sliced into an apartment complex in downtown Dallas on Sunday. One person was killed and six others were injured....
04:17, 2019-06-10

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....
18:51, 2019-05-28

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....
04:51, 2019-09-15

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....
02:51, 2019-06-28

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....
12:51, 2019-07-11

Egypt officials say police kill 8 militants in Sinai CAIRO, Egypt (AP) — Egypt says its security forces have killed eight militants in the restive northern Sinai Peninsula, two days after a deadly attack killed several police. The Interior Ministry issued a statement Friday saying it had received information about insurgents hiding in an olive farm so...
18:00, 2019-06-07

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...
04:34, 2019-06-01

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

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

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....
12:34, 2019-06-02

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....
17:34, 2019-07-23

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....
15:51, 2019-06-12

Taliban Talks Hit a Wall Over Deeper Disagreements, Officials Say The insurgents were resisting a grand plan for finalizing and announcing the deal, which would have brought them to Camp David along with Afghan president....
15:00, 2019-09-08

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....
18:34, 2019-05-21

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....
22:51, 2019-08-03

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....
20:34, 2019-08-21

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....
01:51, 2019-08-25

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...
08:51, 2019-06-02

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...
01:51, 2019-08-06

Officials clear fireworks after blast that hurt firefighters ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — Authorities are cleaning up the remaining fireworks at a New Mexico storage area where an explosion earlier this week critically injured two firefighters who were moving the material for an upcoming show. The city of Roswell said Friday that the decommissioning process would res...
20:17, 2019-06-07

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...
16:17, 2019-05-21

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......
15:01, 2019-06-07

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...
21:00, 2019-07-12

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...
01:17, 2019-08-25

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...
17:17, 2019-06-12

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...
10:17, 2019-06-07

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...
04:34, 2019-06-11

50 Children Have Been Rescued After Officials Busted a Multinational Paedophile Ring Nine people were arrested in Thailand, Australia and the U.S. and 50 children were rescued following an Interpol investigation into an international paedophile ring. The investigation, which began two years ago and is called Operation Blackwrist, targeted a “dark web” site that had more ...
09:17, 2019-05-24

Tainted alcohol kills at least 19 in Costa Rica, health officials say At least 19 people have died since early June after drinking alcohol tainted with methanol in Costa Rica, prompting a national alert and widening the focus on the problem of bootleg liquor in Latin America....
15:17, 2019-07-22

U.S. health officials record 14 new cases of measles as outbreak slows The United States recorded 14 new measles cases between June 27 and July 3, federal health officials said on Monday, signaling a slowdown in the spread of the disease that has infected 1,109 people this year in the worst U.S. outbreak since 1992....
21:17, 2019-07-08

Alabama man says 'attack squirrel' not on meth, disputing officials' claim The wanted Alabama man who police alleged fed a pet rodent methamphetamine to keep it aggressive has spoken out while on the lam — and he says his pet squirrel is no druggie....
16:17, 2019-06-19

Skinny wolves, sick bear: Pakistan officials wrangle over zoo An emaciated wolf rested its head on a block of ice, seeking relief from stifling heat in a zoo in Pakistan's capital, while another gazed at a family enjoying an afternoon picnic as an elephant swayed its head nearby....
18:34, 2019-07-24

U.N. investigator calls for probing Saudi officials in Khashoggi killing The U.N. inquiry into Jamal Khashoggi's death said high-level Saudi officials, including Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, likely knew a criminal mission was being planned....
18:17, 2019-06-19

U.S. Officials Work to Convince Divided Congress of Iran Threat American officials said Iran had threatened to target missiles at Saudi Arabia’s oil infrastructure to drive up oil prices and disrupt international trade....
17:34, 2019-05-22

Officials: Taliban attacks kill ten Afghan troops, four police KABUL, Afghanistan — A roadside bombing claimed by the Taliban killed 10 Afghan soldiers in the country’s west while insurgent attacks on security checkpoints in northern Afghanistan killed four policemen, local officials said Monday. The soldiers were driving back to base after picking up the...
13:34, 2019-05-27

Not enough smoke detectors in Pennsylvania day care where 5 children died, officials say Investigators apparently only found one smoke detector in the aftermath of a Pennsylvania daycare fire where four of the five victims were siblings.        ...
05:51, 2019-08-14

Bring in male referees to help female officials, says former striker Smith Global soccer body FIFA should bring in experienced male officials to help female referees adjust to the Video Assistant Referee system following a number of incidents at the women's World Cup, former England striker Sue Smith told Reuters....
23:17, 2019-06-27

4 suspects face charges after Georgia deputy is gunned down, officials say Four suspects have been arrested in the death of a Georgia sheriff’s deputy who was gunned down in a Sunday night shootout northeast of Atlanta, Fox 5 reported....
06:00, 2019-07-09

Officials: Radiation from Russia explosion '4-16 times' natural levels Russian officials said Tuesday radiation levels at a military test site involved in an explosion last week were four to 16 times above natural background levels....
10:51, 2019-08-14

The American Teen Detained by U.S. Immigration Officials Has Finally Been Released A U.S.-born teenager who was detained by U.S. immigration officials for more than three weeks was finally released Tuesday, the boy’s mother told the Dallas Morning News. Sanjuana Galicia said that her son, 18-year-old Francisco Erwin Galicia, was stopped at a Customs and Border Protection (CBP) che...
01:51, 2019-07-24

Kenya's Finance Minister, Top Officials Arrested On Corruption Charges Kenya's Finance Minister Henry Rotich and other treasury officials were arrested Monday on corruption and fraud charges over a multi-million dollar project to build two mega dams, police said....
14:34, 2019-07-22

Officials ban plastic racket coverings at Wimbledon to become more environmentally friendly Wimbledon will no longer be contributing to England’s waste trail after announcing this year’s participants will not be allowed to use plastic coverings for new rackets....
19:00, 2019-06-28

FIFA officials to visit Iran after death of "Blue Girl" "FIFA officials will visit Iran, following the death of a female fan who set herself on fire in protest at her arrest for attending a match, world soccer\u0027s governing body told Reuters on Wednesday."...
22:51, 2019-09-11

| WATCH: Officials give tour of border facility in Texas Journalists have been given a tour of a Border Patrol facility in Texas after an Associated Press report highlighted the squalid conditions, inadequate food and sanitation issues inside. WATCH NOW....
22:00, 2019-06-27

Russian officials: Doomed sub crew averted 'planetary catastrophe' Russian leaders have praised 14 sailors who died in a fire aboard a nuclear research submarine last week, saying their actions averted what could've escalated into a "planetary catastrophe."...
02:34, 2019-07-09

Japan sending patent officials to U.S. over Kim Kardashian "Kimono" flap Japan is to send patent officials to the United States to discuss the flap over Kim Kardashian’s Kimono brand underwear, the trade minister said on Tuesday....
08:51, 2019-07-02

Swiss indict former German soccer officials over World Cup payment Swiss federal prosecutors have filed fraud charges against three former senior German soccer officials over a suspect payment linked to the 2006 World Cup hosted by Germany, the Swiss Attorney General's office said on Tuesday....
18:00, 2019-08-06

Graham says intel officials concerned about exposure of 2016 misbehavior Amid investigations into potential misbehavior by intelligence officials during the 2016 presidential campaign, Sen. Lindsey Graham said Sunday, “It doesn't surprise me that the people we are looking at, they don't want transparency.”...
22:00, 2019-05-26

Sixth vaping-related death confirmed by Kansas officials A person over age 50, who already had a history of health ailments, visited the hospital with a quickly progressing lung disease associated with e-cigarette use before dying, according to Kansas health officials....
22:00, 2019-09-10

Sri Lanka arrests top officials over failure to stop Easter bombings Sri Lanka's top police inspector and a former defense secretary have been arrested for failing to avert blasts that killed more than 250 people in April. Prosecutors accused the men of grave negligence....
23:17, 2019-07-02

US has intel that Osama bin Laden's son and heir, Hamza, is dead, officials say The officials would not provide details of how Hamza bin Laden died or if the U.S. played a role. It is unclear if Washington has confirmed his death....
02:17, 2019-08-01

Mexican officials blame federal police strike on opposition Mexican government officials are blaming the political opposition, corrupt federal police and outside players for a revolt by officers who are opposed to being absorbed into the new National Guard...
05:00, 2019-07-05

Blast near Afghan military training center kills at least six: officials A suicide bomber blew himself up at the entrance to a military training center in the Afghan capital on Thursday, killing at least six people and wounding six, police and security officials said....
13:17, 2019-05-30

U.S.'s Hook to meet European officials on Iran in Paris next week U.S. Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook plans to travel to Paris next week for talks about Iran with senior British, French and German officials, a senior European diplomat and another source familiar with the matter said on Tuesday....
01:17, 2019-06-19

Lightning strike in Colorado injures 8 hikers, 1 critically, officials say Several people were injured -- including one critically -- when lightning struck near a group of hikers in Colorado on Sunday, according to officials....
01:34, 2019-07-03

U.S., Chinese officials show signs of trade progress in Shanghai New trade talks between the United States and China ended Wednesday with small signs of progress that could indicate potential to end the long-running trade conflict....
20:34, 2019-07-31

Venezuela charges two intelligence officials over death of detained officer Venezuela has charged two intelligence officials with homicide over the death of a navy captain who had been in military custody, the country's chief prosecutor said on Monday, following outrage over alleged torture of the deceased officer....
01:51, 2019-07-02

Health officials urge testing after Indiana wrestling event NEW ALBANY, Ind. (AP) — Health officials are warning attendees at a recent wrestling event in southern Indiana to get tested for HIV and hepatitis C due to possible exposure to blood-borne pathogens. The Floyd County Health Department says those at last Sunday’s “Welcome to the Wreckroom...
15:51, 2019-06-28

Russia Orchestrated Chechen Rebel's Murder in Germany, U.S. Officials Say Russia was behind the murder last month of an ex-Chechen commander in Germany, U.S. officials said, rekindling concerns that Moscow is ramping up an assassination campaign against perceived enemies abroad....
21:00, 2019-09-10

Chinese officials reportedly installed a surveillance app on tourists' phones Chinese border guards are reportedly installing surveillance apps on the phones of some travelers. According to an investigation by the Guardian, The New York Times and Süddeutsche Zeitung, the app extracts emails, texts and contacts, as well as......
21:00, 2019-07-02

Officials play down ‘mildly venomous’ snake that’s still missing at Bronx Zoo The venomous mangrove snake that escaped its enclosure at the Bronx Zoo was still on the loose Thursday — as officials said they believe it got out via a vent. The Post revealed Wednesday that the 3-foot, tree-climbing snake went missing from its glass case the night before — but officia...
02:34, 2019-08-09

Baby dies after being left in hot van for hours at Florida daycare: officials The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office posted on Twitter that the 5-month-old girl was discovered Wednesday afternoon outside a Jacksonville daycare facility....
02:34, 2019-05-23

U.S. still evaluating requests from firms to sell to China's Huawei: officials The U.S. Commerce Department is continuing to evaluate requests by U.S. companies to sell certain equipment to Chinese telecoms company Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, a White House official and Commerce Department spokesman said Friday....
09:00, 2019-08-10

Officials find half ton of meth hidden in motors from Thailand WELLINGTON, New Zealand — New Zealand authorities said Friday they found more than a half ton of methamphetamine hidden inside a shipment of 60 electric motors from Thailand. Customs Investigations Manager Bruce Berry told The Associated Press they believe a sophisticated Canadian drug cartel is beh...
18:34, 2019-09-06

New U.S. Diabetes Cases Are Declining as Obesity Rates Climb. Officials Don’t Know Why NEW YORK (AP) — The number of new diabetes cases among U.S. adults keeps falling, even as obesity rates climb, and health officials aren’t sure why. New federal data released Tuesday found the number of new diabetes diagnoses fell to about 1.3 million in 2017, down from 1.7 million in 20...
09:00, 2019-05-29

UP Government Acted Against 600 Corrupt Officials In Past 2 Years: Report The Uttar Pradesh government has acted against around 600 corrupt officials in the past two years, forcing 200 of them to retire, official sources said today....
21:34, 2019-07-03

‘Brink of extinction’: Officials on P.E.I. working to determine cause of right whale death Comet, a 34-year-old male right whale, was pulled ashore on Norway, Prince Edward Island Friday. He was the third right whale found in Canadian waters....
04:34, 2019-06-29

Officials: Texas woman playing ‘chicken’ fatally strikes son HOUSTON (AP) — Authorities say a 26-year-old Houston woman who was driving an SUV toward her children in an apparent game of “chicken” struck and killed her 3-year-old son. Harris County prosecutors said Friday that Lexus Stagg is charged with criminally negligent homicide in the June 11...
20:34, 2019-06-22

Security officials: Yemeni separatists control city of Aden Yemeni separatists have wrested control of the port city of Aden — and the grounds of the presidential palace — from forces loyal to the internationally backed government, security officials said Saturday...
02:34, 2019-08-11

Government Officials To Perform 5 Asanas As Part Of Yoga Day Celebrations Yoga Day: Senior government officials have been directed to perform at least five different yoga asanas on Friday as part of international Yoga Day celebrations across the country....
20:00, 2019-06-20

Bahamian officials say 2,500 people registered as missing in Dorian's wake Bahamian officials said on Wednesday that 2,500 people have been registered as missing in the wake of the devastating Hurricane Dorian, a count they said may include people who have fled to shelters around the islands....
19:51, 2019-09-11

Chinese officials reportedly installed spyware on tourist phones Travelers attempting to cross into China's Xinjiang region from neighboring Kyrgyzstan have reportedly had spyware installed on their smartphones by border agents according to a recent investigation by the Guardian, The New York Times and Süddeutsche Zeitung.Reports from the region say tha...
19:51, 2019-07-03

Pentagon plan could send up to 10,000 troops to the Middle East: U.S. officials 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 defences against potential Iranian threats....
02:34, 2019-05-23

U.S. still evaluating requests from firms to sell to China's Huawei - officials The U.S. Commerce Department is continuing to evaluate requests by U.S. companies to sell certain equipment to Chinese telecoms company Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, a White House official and Commerce Department spokesman said Friday....
06:17, 2019-08-10

Burglar breaks into man's house to cook himself breakfast, officials say When confronted by the resident, the suspect told the victim to "go back to sleep." He fled the house after the resident threatened to call 911.        ...
11:17, 2019-09-06

Yemeni officials: Gunmen attack military, kill 3 soldiers SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni security officials say gunmen attacked a military checkpoint in the eastern province of Hadramawt, killing three soldiers and wounding four. The officials say the attack occurred early on Friday in the town of Coton, a hotbed for al-Qaida militants. No one immediately clai...
14:34, 2019-06-21

Newark Airport ‘Emergency’ Briefly Halts Flights, Officials Say A passenger aboard the flight said the plane left La Guardia Airport and about 20 minutes later made an emergency landing at Newark Liberty International Airport....
16:17, 2019-06-29

‘Red Flag’ Gun Laws Aren’t Airtight. But Officials Say They’ve Saved Lives. State laws that let judges take guns away from troubled owners have been used thousands of times, though they work only when people report threatening behavior....
23:51, 2019-08-08

Health Officials Reportedly Threatened Air Travel Ban for Individuals With Measles Eight individuals thought to be infected with measles reportedly canceled their air travel plans after they learned they could be placed under a health-related travel ban.Read more......
21:34, 2019-05-25

Nitish Kumar Instructs Officials To Maintain Law And Order During Bakrid Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday instructed top officials of the state to diligently maintain law and order during the Bakrid festival falling on August 12, which coincides with the last......
00:17, 2019-08-10

CBI Files Case Against IAF Officials, Swiss Firm Over Alleged Kickbacks The Central Bureau of Investigation has filed a case against unknown officials of the Air Force, the Defence Ministry, arms dealer Sanjay Bhandari and officials of Swiss-based plane-maker Pilatus......
07:00, 2019-06-22

Thousands of Indians flee Kashmir after security advisory: officials Thousands of Indian tourists, pilgrims and workers have started leaving the disputed region of Kashmir, leaving for home after a security alert from the local government related to possible militant attacks, two government officials said on Saturday....
18:34, 2019-08-03

Musk's Las Vegas tunnel plans are worrying Monorail officials Planning documents, obtained by TechCrunch, are revealing much about how Elon Musk's proposed Las Vegas loop would work. The Boring Company is charged with building three tunnels: one for pedestrians and two for passenger "sleds," stretching across t......
19:51, 2019-08-02

Arizona man admits burying mom in yard to keep collecting her checks, officials say Daniel Shannon, 66, is facing multiple charges after authorities found his mother's body buried on his property.        ...
22:51, 2019-05-23

BCCI CEO To Meet Sports Ministry Officials For Clearance Of Tours South Africa A and women's teams' tours to India have hit a roadblock as the BCCI is yet to get the mandatory clearance letter from the sports ministry required for visiting sides....
20:51, 2019-08-08

North Korea fires 2 short-range missiles into sea, US officials say North Korea fired two short-range missiles into the sea off its eastern coast, U.S. officials told Fox News, in the latest apparent provocation from Kim Jong Un's regime....
04:17, 2019-07-25

Fed Minutes Show Officials in No Rush to Change Interest Rates Federal Reserve officials said they are committed to a “patient approach,” even if the economy strengthens, according to minutes of their last meeting....
23:51, 2019-05-22

El Paso Walmart shooting suspect is talking with investigators: officials The suspect in the El Paso shooting is speaking with investigators, CNN reported early Sunday By early Sunday morning, suspect Patrick Crusius has not been formally charged in the massacre at a strip mall Walmart that claimed 20 lives, and left more than two dozen hospitalized, the network reported....
11:17, 2019-08-04

Syria officials: Power station bombed by insurgents repaired DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian government officials say a power station close to the rebels’ last stronghold in the country’s northwest has been repaired after insurgents bombed the facility the night before, kicking it off line. Electricity Minister Mohammad Zuhair Kharboutly said on Thu...
12:34, 2019-05-23

Major Land For Bullet Train To Be Acquired By Year End: Officials The National High Speed Rail Corp Ltd (NHSRCL) is hopeful of acquiring a major chunk of land required for the 508-km-long Mumbai-Ahmedabad Bullet Train project by the end of this year....
02:51, 2019-06-24

Bodies of 7 missing climbers on Himalayan mountain recovered, officials say Indian paramilitary soldiers on Sunday reached the bodies of seven of eight members of an international climbing team that went missing on the country’s second-highest mountain, officials said....
03:00, 2019-06-24

Officials: Bureaucracy meant no warning system in park death NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee officials say bureaucratic issues were behind the lack of a warning system at Cummins Falls State Park, where fast-moving water killed a 2-year-old earlier this month. Parks and Conservation Deputy Commissioner Jim Bryson told lawmakers Wednesday that after 2017 flo...
02:34, 2019-06-20

Wildlife officials reject petitions to protect Yellowstone’s bison Wildlife advocates have campaigned for decades to halt the routine slaughter of bison migrating out of Yellowstone to reach their winter grazing grounds in Montana....
08:00, 2019-09-07

Lawsuit targets Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, officials for meeting in Israel Advocates and news media are suing Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis over a trip to Israel this week, where he met with state cabinet officials for an "information gathering" session Wednesday....
21:51, 2019-05-29

School officials deny strip search accusations in lawsuit BINGHAMTON, N.Y. (AP) — Court documents in a federal civil rights case say an upstate New York school district and its employees categorically deny allegations that four 12-year-old girls were illegally strip searched by a school nurse. Lawyers for the Binghamton City School District say the four st...
23:00, 2019-06-28

40 Killed, 70 Injured In Strike On Libya Migrant Centre: Officials Nearly 40 migrants were killed and more than 70 wounded in an air strike on their detention centre in a suburb of the Libyan capital Tripoli, an emergency services spokesman told AFP....
03:51, 2019-07-03

Taj Mahal officials will start charging visitors who stay too long You don’t have to go home, but you can’t stay here. Not without paying extra, at least. Officials at the Taj Mahal have recently implemented a three-hour time limit for visitors wishing to see the world-renowned site — and those who overstay their welcome had better be ready to fork over some extra ...
21:51, 2019-06-19

US warship may have downed second Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz, officials say U.S. officials believe not one but two Iranian drones were downed by a U.S. warship transiting the Strait of Hormuz last week, Fox News confirmed Tuesday....
22:17, 2019-07-23

French officials call for probe into Epstein’s ‘links with France’ France’s government wants to launch an investigation into Jeffrey Epstein and his reported “links” to the European country — where he maintained a residence and visited often. The probe was first suggested on Monday by Innocence Endangered, a French NGO that defends children&...
08:34, 2019-08-13

Wildlife officials say drugging loose moose on UND campus was mistake GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — Wildlife officials say a moose that wandered onto the University of North Dakota campus should not have been drugged. North Dakota Game and Fish Department wildlife chief Jeb Williams says his agency did not recommend immobilization and relocation because of the possible hea...
03:34, 2019-09-06

David Ortiz Shooting Was Case of Mistaken Identity, Officials Say The shooting last week that left Ortiz wounded was actually intended to target a friend of his who was wearing a similar shirt, the authorities in the Dominican Republic said....
07:51, 2019-06-20

Australian cyber officials warned India against using Huawei: newspapers Australian government officials advised India to ban Chinese technology maker Huawei Technologies Co Ltd from supplying parts for a rollout of a high-speed telecommunications network, Australian newspapers reported on Tuesday....
07:34, 2019-09-10

At least 20 students killed in tutoring center fire in India: officials At least 20 people were killed on Friday and several others were injured in a fire that broke out in a tutoring center in the western Indian city of Surat, according to officials in India. ...
04:34, 2019-05-25

Health officials approve drug to boost sex drive in women WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. health regulators have approved a prescription drug to boost sex drive in women. The Food and Drug Administration OK’d the medication for premenopausal women troubled by a lack of sexual desire. The new drug is a shot that women will have to give themselves. Friday...
10:17, 2019-06-23

Tennessee inmate Curtis Watson captured after 5 days on run, officials say Curtis Watson, the "extremely dangerous" inmate who escaped prison last week after allegedly killing a correctional officer and leading investigators on a five-day manhunt in Tennessee, was captured on Sunday, officials said....
19:34, 2019-08-11

Fed Officials Are Expected to Find Little to Boost Outlook from Trade Truce An agreement between President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping to resume trade negotiations avoids further deterioration in the economic outlook for now, but it does little to clear the fog of uncertainty weighing on global trade and investment....
21:51, 2019-06-30