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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” […]

President Trump And Putin Spoke By Phone, Syria On Agenda

(AP) – The White House says President Donald Trump has spoken on the phone with Russian President Vladimir Putin. The White House says Syria, Iran, North Korea and Ukraine were on the agenda. Trump and Putin spoke informally several times last week when they attended a summit in Vietnam. They agreed on a number of […]

US Slaps New Sanctions On NKorean, Chinese Firms

(AP) – The United States has issued new sanctions on four Chinese trading companies and a Chinese national said to have conducted hundreds of millions of dollars in business with North Korea. The Treasury Department also designated six North Korean shipping and trading companies and 20 vessels as part of its efforts to disrupt funding […]

FCC Chairman Sets Out To Repeal ‘net neutrality’ Rules

(AP) – Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai is following through on his pledge to repeal 2015 regulations designed to ensure that internet service providers treat all online content and apps equally. The concept, known as net neutrality, imposed utility-style regulation on ISPs such as Comcast, AT&T and Verizon to prevent them from favoring their […]

Lawsuit: 3M Contamination Led To More Cancer, Infertility

(AP) – Minnesota’s attorney general alleges that chemicals dumped by 3M Co. in the Twin Cities metro led to an increase in cancer, infertility and babies with low birth weights. Attorney General Lori Swanson says in a court filing that the contamination caused $5 billion in health and environmental damage for which 3M should be […]

Big Tobacco’s Anti-Smoking Ads Begin After Decade Of Delay

(AP) – Big Tobacco companies return to TV this weekend, decades after they were banned from the airwaves. The tobacco industry is under court order to advertise the deadly effects of smoking. A judge ruled more than a decade ago that the companies had misled the public about the dangers of cigarettes. It’s the first […]

‘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 […]

McConnell Asks Again For Franken Ethics Inquiry

(AP) – Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is renewing his call for the chamber’s ethics committee to investigate Sen. Al Franken after a second woman came forward to accuse him of sexual harassment. Lindsay Menz told CNN that the Minnesota Democrat grabbed her bottom as the pair posed for a photo at the Minnesota State […]

Tribe Troubled By Keystone XL Vote In Nebraska

(AP) – The chairman of a Native American tribe in South Dakota says members are “highly disappointed” Nebraska regulators approved the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline after an oil spill near the tribe’s reservation. Dave Flute is the tribal chairman of the Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate. Flute said Monday his tribe will stand with other tribal […]