Trump: Considering Powell and Taylor for Fed's top 2 posts
Fri, 20 Oct 2017 18:16:14 -0500

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump signaled Friday that he is considering dual nominations for the Federal Reserve's top two jobs.

Trump may appoint Jerome Powell, a member of th...  Full Story

Google parent turns on internet balloons in Puerto Rico
Fri, 20 Oct 2017 19:07:02 -0500

MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — Google's parent Alphabet Inc. said Friday that its stratospheric balloons are now delivering the internet to remote areas of Puerto Rico where cellphone towers were ...  Full Story

Raiders' Marshawn Lynch suspended game for shoving official
Fri, 20 Oct 2017 18:48:31 -0500

NEW YORK (AP) — Oakland running back Marshawn Lynch was suspended for one game without pay by the NFL on Friday for shoving a game official during the Raiders' victory over Kansas City on Thu...  Full Story

TV Academy could boot Weinstein; new allegation revealed
Fri, 20 Oct 2017 18:07:14 -0500

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Another influential entertainment organization said Friday it would consider booting disgraced film mogul Harvey Weinstein as another woman accused the Oscar winner of sexu...  Full Story

Police: Newborn's dad sold heroin in hospital maternity ward
Fri, 20 Oct 2017 13:08:05 -0500

GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man has been jailed on charges he sold heroin in the hospital maternity ward room where people were visiting his newborn daughter.

Twenty-five-yea...  Full Story

Appeals court takes early look at lawsuits in DACA cases
Fri, 20 Oct 2017 18:22:33 -0500

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court in New York agreed Friday to take an early look at some legal issues surrounding President Donald Trump's decision to end a program protecting some you...  Full Story

Questions and answers on proposed ban on laptops in luggage
Fri, 20 Oct 2017 17:20:19 -0500

WASHINGTON (AP) — First the U.S. government temporarily banned laptops in the cabins of some airplanes. Now it is looking to ban them from checked luggage on international flights, citing the...  Full Story

Killer of Navajo Nation girl gets life prison sentence
Fri, 20 Oct 2017 19:10:30 -0500

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A man who pleaded guilty to the murder and sexual assault of an 11-year-old girl on the largest American Indian reservation was sentenced Friday to life in prison in ...  Full Story

Suicide bombings in Afghanistan hit mosques, killing 63
Fri, 20 Oct 2017 16:08:50 -0500

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Suicide bombers struck two mosques in Afghanistan during Friday prayers, a Shiite mosque in Kabul and a Sunni mosque in western Ghor province, killing at least 63 pe...  Full Story

Officials: Jambalaya at fundraiser sickens more than 100
Fri, 20 Oct 2017 17:55:55 -0500

COLUMBIA, La. (AP) — Louisiana's health department says salmonella from the chicken and sausage jambalaya at a softball team's fundraiser may have killed one person and apparently has made mo...  Full Story