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Missing Weslaco Area Girl Found Safe

A Weslaco-area girl who’s been missing for several days has been found – and she is safe. 13-year-old Ana Delicia Vasquez was recovered last night in Willacy County. The Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office is not yet saying much more, but the Regional Alert that had been activated has now been cancelled. Vasquez had last been […]

Teen idol David Cassidy, ‘Partridge Family’ Star, Dies At 67

(AP) – David Cassidy of “The Partridge Family” fame has died at age 67. Publicist JoAnn Geffen released a statement Tuesday evening saying Cassidy had died “surrounded by those he loved.” No further details were immediately available, but Geffen said on Saturday that Cassidy was in a Fort Lauderdale, Florida, hospital suffering from organ failure. […]

N.Korea Slams US Over Terror Sponsor Designation

(AP) – North Korea has called U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to relist the country as a state sponsor of terrorism a “serious provocation” that justifies its development of nuclear weapons. The North’s official Korean Central News Agency said Wednesday that the country has no connection to terrorism and “doesn’t care whether or not the […]

Trump Speaks Up For Moore, Warns Against His ‘Liberal’ Rival

(AP) – President Donald Trump is discounting accusations of sexual misconduct against Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore, telling voters not to support his “liberal” rival. Trump spoke to reporters Tuesday at the White House before leaving for a Thanksgiving break at his Florida estate. He says of the Alabama race: “We don’t need a […]

Navy says 8 people Recovered In Good Condition

(AP) – The U.S. Navy says eight people who were recovered from the crash of a transport aircraft in the Pacific are in good condition and the search continues for three other missing personnel. The Navy says in a tweet that the eight are on board the USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier. Their C-2 “Greyhound” […]

Zimbabwe’s New Leader To Be Sworn In Friday

(AP) – The speaker of Zimbabwe’s Parliament says the ruling party has notified him that Emmerson Mnangagwa is nominated to replace Robert Mugabe as president and that he will be sworn in on Friday. Mnangagwa is expected to arrive at a military air base in the capital, Harare, shortly. Crowds are gathering. Mugabe resigned Tuesday […]

‘CBS This Morning’ To Air For 1st Time After Rose Suspension

(AP) – “CBS This Morning” will be without one of its hosts Tuesday after the network suspended Charlie Rose over sexual misconduct allegations leveled against the veteran newsman. Eight women who worked for Rose or tried to work from him have accused Rose of various misconduct, including groping them, walking naked in front of them […]

His Country A Smoldering Ruin, But Assad Still In His Seat

(AP) – Syrians are getting ready for a new round of diplomacy intended to forge a path forward for a political transition in the country after six years of war. As the sides prepare for what will be the eighth round of U.N.-sponsored peace talks in Geneva later this month, one thing is clear and […]

Iran President Says IS ‘Eliminated Or Minimized’

(AP) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the Islamic State group has been “eliminated or minimized” in the region. Speaking to a group of officials, Rouhani said Tuesday: “With the grace of God and thanks to efforts by regional nations, today we can say that this evil has either been eliminated or has been minimized.” […]

Japan’s Abe Welcomes US Move On North Korea

(AP) – Japan’s leader has welcomed America’s re-designation of North Korea as a state sponsor of terror. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (SHIN’-zoh AH’-bay) tells reporters in Tokyo that Japan supports the move as a way to increase pressure on North Korea. His statement Tuesday followed President Donald Trump’s announcement in Washington that the U.S. is […]