Trump plans to make 'major announcement' on shutdown, border
Sat, 19 Jan 2019 00:23:07 -0500

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said he'll be making a "major announcement" on the government shutdown and the southern border on Saturday afternoon as the standstill over his border...  Full Story

Pacific Rim trade bloc meets in Tokyo, prepping for growth
Sat, 19 Jan 2019 00:23:18 -0500

TOKYO (AP) — Trade ministers of a Pacific Rim trade bloc were meeting in Tokyo on Saturday, gearing up to roll out and expand the market-opening initiative.

The Pacific Rim free trade ...  Full Story

Serena into Australian 4th Rd; dropped 9 total games so far
Sat, 19 Jan 2019 00:09:26 -0500

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Maybe Serena Williams will be tested in the Australian Open's fourth round, because no one has come close to making her work too hard so far.

Playing clean ...  Full Story

Dior pulls the stars in conveyor-belt menswear show in Paris
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 18:09:44 -0500

PARIS (AP) — The black box construction branded "DIOR" was so big it obscured the view of the Eiffel Tower.

The sheer scale of menswear designer Kim Jones' pop-up venue of 2,840 square...  Full Story

Another ice disk grabs attention in Maine
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 11:45:07 -0500

MILLINOCKET, Maine (AP) — The massive ice disk that formed on a Maine river has a baby brother.

Officials at Baxter State Park in northern Maine shared a photo of an ice disk that's ab...  Full Story

The Latest: Democrats offer more money for border security
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 23:48:49 -0500

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the partial government shutdown (all times local):

11:50 p.m.

Democrats are adding hundreds of millions of dollars to improve ports of entry from...  Full Story

Report: Facebook's privacy lapses may result in record fine
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 16:01:56 -0500

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook may be facing the biggest fine ever imposed by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission for privacy violations involving the personal information of its 2.2 billion use...  Full Story

Officer who shot black teen sentenced to nearly 7 years
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 23:18:47 -0500

CHICAGO (AP) — The white Chicago officer who gunned down a black teenager in 2014 was sentenced Friday to nearly seven years in prison, ending an explosive case that arose from one of the nat...  Full Story

Colombia blames ELN for bomb, presses Cuba to arrest leaders
Sat, 19 Jan 2019 00:08:15 -0500

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia called on Cuba to arrest 10 National Liberation Army commanders currently in Havana for stalled peace talks after a car bombing blamed on the leftist rebels k...  Full Story

Lawsuits ramp up pressure on family that owns opioid company
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 13:56:27 -0500

The legal pressure on the prominent family behind the company that makes OxyContin, the prescription painkiller that helped fuel the nation's opioid epidemic, is likely to get more intense.Full Story