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Published: Sat, 16 Dec 2017 03:09:06 GMT2017-12-16T03:09:06Z

 



Strong earthquake rattles Indonesia's Java island; 2 dead

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 03:09:06 GMT2017-12-16T03:09:06Z

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) - A strong earthquake shook Indonesia's densely populated Java island on Friday night, killing two people and severely damaging dozens of homes near the epicenter.



Nine more women say judge subjected them to inappropriate behavior

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 01:37:01 GMT2017-12-16T01:37:01Z

Nine more women say that Alex Kozinski - a high-profile judge who sits on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit - subjected them to sexual comments or other conduct, including four who say he touched them inappropriately.



Border arrests surge, erasing much of Trump's early gains

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 01:13:09 GMT2017-12-16T01:13:09Z

SAN DIEGO (AP) - The U.S. government on Friday announced a seventh straight monthly increase in people being arrested or denied entry along the Mexican border, erasing much of the early gains of President Donald Trump's push to tighten the border.



Tillerson retreats on offer of unconditional NKorea talks

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 20:37:25 GMT2017-12-15T20:37:25Z

WASHINGTON (AP) - America's top diplomat stepped back Friday from his offer of unconditional talks with North Korea, telling world powers the nuclear-armed nation must earn the right to negotiate with the United States.



Pictures of the day, Friday, December 15, 2017

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 20:36:53 GMT2017-12-15T20:36:53Z

IMAGES: Photographs from around the world sourced from the Associated Press wire on Friday, December 15, 2017.



A lawmaker accused of molesting a teen killed himself. His widow decried 'high-tech lynchings'

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 17:08:37 GMT2017-12-15T17:08:37Z

The apparent suicide of a well-known local Republican here was another dark and dramatic turn in the nation's recent reckoning with sexual assault and harassment, with near-daily revelations about powerful men leading to sudden falls from positions of power in entertainment, business, the media and politics.



Rubio to vote against tax bill unless child credit expanded

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 10:54:57 GMT2017-12-15T10:54:57Z

Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, also pushing for the change, is undecided on the tax plan.



Suspect in car attack faces new charge: first-degree murder

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 04:00:07 GMT2017-12-15T04:00:07Z

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - The man accused of driving into a crowd protesting a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville faces a new charge of first-degree murder after a court hearing Thursday in which prosecutors presented surveillance video and other evidence against him.



Prominent 9th Circuit judge faces sex misconduct inquiry

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 02:27:03 GMT2017-12-15T02:27:03Z

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The chief judge of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said Thursday that he has opened a misconduct inquiry into a judge accused of inappropriate sexual conduct and comments by six women.



Senator: Comey's remarks on Clinton probe heavily edited

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 01:50:01 GMT2017-12-15T01:50:01Z

WASHINGTON (AP) - A draft statement former FBI Director James Comey prepared in anticipation of concluding the Hillary Clinton email case without criminal charges was heavily edited to change the "tone and substance" of the remarks, a Republican senator said Thursday.



Charge upgraded to first-degree murder for Charlottesville driver accused of killing woman

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:55:59 GMT2017-12-15T00:55:59Z

The incident - captured on video and seen worldwide - occurred amid clashes involving hundreds of white supremacists and counterprotesters at a gathering billed by organizers as a "Unite the Right" rally, in the home town of the University of Virginia.



Trump relishes progress on rolling back federal rules

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:44:10 GMT2017-12-15T00:44:10Z

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is trumpeting the rolling back of federal rules and regulations in his administration's first year even as critics say he has tried to dismantle important protections for the environment, consumers and others, and that his claims are overblown.



Photographs from around the world, December 14, 2017.

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:39:31 GMT2017-12-15T00:39:31Z

IMAGES: Pictures from around the world, sourced from Associated Press wire, Thursday, December 14, 2017.



Sen. Robert Menendez to Justice Dept.: 'If you want to prosecute, bring it on'

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 23:28:51 GMT2017-12-14T23:28:51Z

After the mistrial, jurors in the case against Menendez and the doctor on trial with him, Salomon Melgen, said the jury came close to an outright acquittal, with 10 jurors believing Menendez not guilty, and only two on the panel in favor of finding him guilty.



Senate may put off most anticipated Russian probe findings

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 23:27:09 GMT2017-12-14T23:27:09Z

WASHINGTON (AP) - With no firm conclusions yet on whether President Donald Trump's campaign may have coordinated with Russia, the Senate intelligence committee could delay answering that question and issue more bipartisan recommendations early next year on protecting future elections from foreign tampering.



Rubio defection threatens GOP's slim majority on tax bill

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 23:09:08 GMT2017-12-14T23:09:08Z

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Republicans' razor-thin margin for driving their sweeping tax package through the Senate was thrown into jeopardy Thursday when GOP Sen. Marco Rubio declared he will vote against it unless negotiators expand the tax credit that low-income Americans can claim for their children.



How 3,000 golden retrievers could help all dogs live longer

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 21:45:56 GMT2017-12-14T21:45:56Z

The dogs are participating in an ambitious, $32 million research project that researchers hope will yield insights into the causes of cancers and other diseases common to golden retrievers, other breeds, and maybe even humans.



FCC votes to repeal its net neutrality rules

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 19:10:15 GMT2017-12-14T19:10:15Z

Federal regulators voted to allow Internet providers to speed up service for some apps and websites - and block or slow down others - in a decision repealing landmark, Obama-era regulations for broadband companies such as AT&T and Verizon.



1 dead, 3 injured in drive-by shooting during vigil in Ohio

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 11:43:51 GMT2017-12-14T11:43:51Z

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - One person has been killed and three others wounded in a drive-by shooting in Ohio during a vigil for a man who was killed on the same street earlier this week.



Roy Moore turns recount into religious crusade: 'Immorality sweeps over the land'

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 11:38:44 GMT2017-12-14T11:38:44Z

"We are indeed in a ​struggle to preserve our republic​, our civilization​, and ​our religion."