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Suspect in Vietnamese kidnapping goes on trial in BerlinA Vietnamese man charged with involvement in the kidnapping of a former Vietnamese oil executive in Berlin has gone on trial in the German capital
The Associated Press34 minutes ago
Source: Allegations Could 'Sink' Trump's VA ChoiceDemocrats say they are discussing some "raw allegations" against Ronny Jackson, President Trump's nominee to head the Department of Veterans Affairs—but they're not saying exactly what those allegations involve. "All I can really tell you at this moment is we are continuing the vetting process," Sen. Jon Tester, the...
Newser51 minutes ago
NRA Supporters Are Blowing Up Their Yeti CoolersThe NRA's charitable arm is calling the maker of a premium brand of cooler "unsportsmanlike" after the manufacturer ended a discount program. That's per a letter from NRA Foundation lobbyist Marion Hammer, who was the NRA's first female president and says Yeti "should be ashamed," USA Today reports. In a...
Newser2 hours ago
Arizona Rep. Alleges Coach Pressured Her Into Sex at 17Arizona Rep. Martha McSally says she is where she is today because of a violation. The Republican, who is gunning for Jeff Flake's Senate seat, tells the Wall Street Journal her high-school track coach at St. Mary Academy-Bay View in Riverside, RI, sexually abused her during her senior year, when...
Newser2 hours ago
First lady Melania Trump, left, President Donald Trump, second from left, French President Emmanuel Macron, second from right, and his wife Brigitte Macron, right, pose for a photo during a visit and private dinner at George Washington's Mount Vernon estate in Mount Vernon, Va., Monday, April 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Business and pleasure on menu for Macron's second day in USA sit-down between President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron followed by a joint news conference highlight the business portion of the French leader's second day in Washington
The Associated Press3 hours ago
As Trump and Macron meet, Iran's Rouhani warns on nuke dealAs Trump and Macron meet, Iran's Rouhani warns Washington of 'grave' consequences of it scraps nuclear deal
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Court Boots 6-Term GOP Congressman Off BallotRepublican US Rep. Doug Lamborn has fought off some tough primary challenges in his conservative Colorado district before. But this time, he might not even be on the ballot. The Colorado Supreme Court ruled Monday to kick the six-term congressman off the ballot because at least one of his petition...
Newser3 hours ago
FILE - In this April 10, 1985, file photo, U.S. Vice President George H.W. Bush reacts after he throws the ceremonial first pitch during the New York Mets season opener with the St. Louis Cardinals at New York's Shea Stadium in N.Y. Bush has been hospitalized in Houston with an infection, just after attending the funeral of his wife, Barbara, a spokesman said Monday, April 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Ray Stubblebine, File)
Spokesman: George HW Bush is eager to get well, go to MaineA spokesman says former President George H.W. Bush is eager to get well so he can get to his summer home in Kennebunkport, Maine
The Associated Press4 hours ago
FILE - In this March 7, 2017, file photo, the CEO of a methadone clinic holds a 35 mg liquid dose of methadone in Rossville, Ga. The drug is the oldest and most effective of approved medications used to treat opioid addiction, but Medicare doesn’t cover it. (AP Photo/Kevin D. Liles, File)
Opioid treatment gap in Medicare: methadone clinicsOpioid overdoses killed 1,354 Americans ages 65 and older in 2016, but Medicare doesn't cover the oldest proven treatment for opioid addiction: methadone
The Associated Press5 hours ago
FILE - In this April 2, 2018, file photo, White House physician and nominee for Veterans Affairs Secretary Dr. Ronny Jackson arrives at the annual White House Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. Now it’s Washington’s turn to examine Jackson. The doctor to Presidents George W. Bush, Barack Obama and now Donald Trump is an Iraq War veteran nominated to head the Department of Veterans Affairs. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
Senators considering a delay for VA confirmation hearingSenators discussing plans to delay the confirmation hearing for President Donald Trump's pick to be Veteran Affairs secretary over growing questions about the nominee's ability to manage the government's second-largest department
The Associated Press6 hours ago
This undated photo provided by the Hans Keirstead for Congress campaign shows Hans Keirstead. He is one of a number of Democrats running for California's 48th Congressional District seat. (Keirstead for Congress via AP)
Calif. Democrats vying for US House may crowd each other outCalifornia Democrats worry their packed fields of candidates in several U.S. House races could hurt them in the state's top-two primary system
The Associated Press6 hours ago
FILE - In this March 21, 2018, file photo, Border Patrol agent Lonnie Swartz, left, makes his way to the U.S. District Court building in downtown Tucson, Ariz., where opening arguments were scheduled to begin in his murder trial. A mistrial was declared Monday, April 23, in the case of Swartz after an Arizona jury acquitted him of a second-degree murder charge in the killing of a teen from Mexico but deadlocked on lesser counts of manslaughter. (Ron Medvescek/Arizona Daily Star via AP, File)
Prosecutors mull retrial for Border Patrol agentProsecutors are evaluating whether to pursue a retrial for a U.S. Border Patrol agent on manslaughter charges after an Arizona jury deadlocked on the lesser counts
The Associated Press6 hours ago
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