Associated Press News

Trump tells GOP to back border emergency, but defeat likely

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican opposition grew Thursday to President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency at the southwest border as the Senate chugged toward a showdown vote that seemed...
Mar. 14, 2019

Markets Right Now: After a slow start, stocks turn higher

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 11:45 a.m. Stocks shook off a wobbly start and were moving slightly higher in midday trading...
Mar. 14, 2019

New York court rules President Donald Trump isn't immune from defamation lawsuit filed by former "Apprentice" contestant

NEW YORK (AP) — New York court rules President Donald Trump isn't immune from defamation lawsuit filed by former "Apprentice" contestant.
Mar. 14, 2019

FBI debated in 2016 how aggressively to probe Trump campaign

WASHINGTON (AP) — During the early days of the Russia investigation, FBI officials debated whether Donald Trump's chance of winning should factor into how aggressively they investigated potential coordination between...
Mar. 14, 2019

Tornado reported near weather service office in Kentucky

PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) — Weather officials in Kentucky say a tornado has blown past their office. The National Weather Service in Paducah tweeted Thursday morning, "TORNADO JUST MISSED OUR OFFICE...
Mar. 14, 2019

$878M South Carolina lottery winner sharing with charities

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina woman who won $878 million in the biggest jackpot payout to one winner in U.S. history says she wants to give back to...
Mar. 14, 2019

Last US diplomats in Venezuela prepare to head home

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A U.S. official says the last American diplomats in Venezuela are at the country's main airport, preparing to head home amid deteriorating ties between Washington and...
Mar. 14, 2019

Georgia House backs electronic voting machines in final vote

ATLANTA (AP) — Legislation calling for Georgia to purchase new electronic touchscreen voting machines that print a paper ballot is headed to the governor's desk. The House passed the election...
Mar. 14, 2019

Pedestrian bridge collapses in Mumbai, killing at least 4

NEW DELHI (AP) — A pedestrian bridge connecting a train station with a road collapsed in Mumbai on Thursday, killing at least four people and injuring more than 30, an...
Mar. 14, 2019

Huawei pleads not guilty in US court in Iran sanctions case

NEW YORK (AP) — Lawyers for the Chinese electronics giant Huawei (HWAH'-way) have entered a not-guilty plea in a U.S. case charging the company with violating Iran trade sanctions. The...
Mar. 14, 2019

Grand Canyon National Park's 1st female leader is resigning

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The first female superintendent of Grand Canyon National Park is resigning after less than three years at the helm of one of the country's most popular...
Mar. 14, 2019

Texas deputies who killed 2 people won't face charges

SCHERTZ, Texas (AP) — A Texas grand jury has declined to indict four sheriff's deputies who opened fire on a suspected car thief, killing her and a 6-year-old boy who...
Mar. 14, 2019

First female Grand Canyon National Park superintendent resigning after cleared of creating hostile work environment

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — First female Grand Canyon National Park superintendent resigning after cleared of creating hostile work environment.
Mar. 14, 2019

Court rules gun maker can be sued over Newtown shooting

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A divided Connecticut Supreme Court has ruled gun maker Remington can be sued over how it marketed the Bushmaster rifle used to kill 20 children and...
Mar. 14, 2019

British ex-soldier to be charged in Bloody Sunday killings

LONDON (AP) — A former British soldier will be charged in the slayings of two civil rights protesters 47 years ago on Bloody Sunday, one of the deadliest days of...
Mar. 14, 2019

Trump says Britain's Brexit debate is tearing country apart

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Thursday that Britain's debate over leaving the European Union is "tearing the country apart." Trump said he's "surprised at how badly" the negotiations...
Mar. 14, 2019

Democratic lawmakers grill Ross on citizenship question

WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of a House oversight panel is questioning whether Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross was "truthful" when testifying last year about his decision to add a citizenship...
Mar. 14, 2019

High court rules gun maker Remington can be sued over marketing of rifle used in Newtown school shooting.

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — High court rules gun maker Remington can be sued over marketing of rifle used in Newtown school shooting.
Mar. 14, 2019

Duterte links 46 government officials to illegal drugs

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine president has publicly named 46 government officials, including three congressmen, who he says are involved in illegal drugs, and said criminal investigations of them...
Mar. 14, 2019

November trial date set for Trump confidant Roger Stone

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge has set a November trial date for one of President Donald Trump's longtime confidants, Roger Stone. U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson says Stone's...
Mar. 14, 2019

Prominent Mueller prosecutor expected to leave team soon

WASHINGTON (AP) — One of the most prominent prosecutors working for special counsel Robert Mueller is leaving the team soon, a likely indication that the investigation is close to wrapping...
Mar. 14, 2019

Pedestrian bridge collapses in Mumbai, killing at least 1

NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian police say part of a pedestrian bridge connecting a train station with road has collapsed in Mumbai, killing at least one person and injuring more...
Mar. 14, 2019

Reputed Gambino crime boss shot to death in New York City

NEW YORK (AP) — The reputed boss of New York's Gambino crime family was gunned down outside his home, dying a virtual unknown compared with his swaggering 1980s-era predecessor, the...
Mar. 14, 2019

House bills meant to step pressure on Venezuela's Maduro

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Foreign Affairs Committee has approved bills intended to step up U.S. pressure against the government of Venezuela's embattled president, Nicolas Maduro (nee-koh-LAHS' mah-DOO'-roh). One would...
Mar. 14, 2019

Jussie Smollett pleads not guilty to lying about attack

CHICAGO (AP) — "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges accusing him of lying to the police about being the victim of a racist and homophobic attack...
Mar. 14, 2019

Pages