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Complaint in Closs case could be road map for prosecution

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 19:28:09 -0500

Complaint in Closs case could be road map for prosecutionMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The criminal complaint charging a Wisconsin man with abducting 13-year-old Jayme Closs and killing her parents laid out the case in detail and offered a possible road map for how prosecutors will seek a conviction in the girl's 88-day ordeal.


William Barr: Who is Trump's controversial pick for Attorney General and what will it mean for the Mueller investigation?

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 10:40:30 -0500

William Barr: Who is Trump's controversial pick for Attorney General and what will it mean for the Mueller investigation?Donald Trump’s latest pick to lead the Justice Department has made several lofty promises to the Senate during his confirmation hearings — several of which appear to go against his own record. “The country needs a credible resolution of these issues,” he continued.


37 years ago: The horror and heroism of Air Florida Flight 90

Sun, 13 Jan 2019 21:57:08 -0500

37 years ago: The horror and heroism of Air Florida Flight 90A storm Jan. 13, 1982, led to one of the most haunting tragedies in Washington, D.C., history: the crash of Air Florida Flight 90, which killed 78.


May Loses Brexit Vote in Landslide, Faces Confidence Vote

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 17:34:12 -0500

May Loses Brexit Vote in Landslide, Faces Confidence VotePrime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal was rejected by Parliament in a humiliating defeat, her plan for leaving the European Union all but dead. The House of Commons voted 432- 202 against the divorce she painstakingly brokered with the EU over 18 months. The largest parliamentary loss in over a century not only prompted the main opposition Labour Party to make its move to try force an election, it also hardened the EU’s position.


Worst is over for winter storm that clobbered U.S. Midwest, D.C. and New England

Mon, 14 Jan 2019 12:26:03 -0500

Worst is over for winter storm that clobbered U.S. Midwest, D.C. and New EnglandAll Washington D.C. federal offices would be closed on Monday, but train and bus service in the metro D.C. area would resume after being shut down on Sunday, officials said. "There's some digging out to do," Jim Hayes, a forecaster with the National Weather Service's Weather Prediction Center in College Park, Maryland, said early Monday. "In Virginia, D.C. and Maryland, 6-to-12 inches of snow fell with some places getting 13 inches," he said.


PG&E, utility tied to California wildfires, to file for bankruptcy

Mon, 14 Jan 2019 18:45:24 -0500

PG&E, utility tied to California wildfires, to file for bankruptcyPacific Gas and Electric, the utility company that has been tied to deadly wildfires in California, said Monday it plans to file for bankruptcy protection at the end of the month. The San Francisco-based company said its decision to reorganize under Chapter 11 is linked to more than $30 billion in claims it is facing over the so-called 2018 Camp Fire in Northern California -- the deadliest in the state's modern history -- that left 86 people dead. The utility has also been sued over blazes in 2017 that devastated the wine region in Northern California and left more than 40 people dead.


F-22 vs. F-35: Which Stealth Fighter Wins in a Shootout?

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 08:00:00 -0500

F-22 vs. F-35: Which Stealth Fighter Wins in a Shootout?The U.S. Air Force’s original plan was for the F-22 to be its high-end air superiority fighter while the F-35 was designed to be primarily an air-to-ground strike aircraft, but one which could defend itself.


Latest: California governor urges end to LA teacher strike

Mon, 14 Jan 2019 17:37:55 -0500

Latest: California governor urges end to LA teacher strikeLOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a strike by Los Angeles teachers (all times local):


Why this Sunday's total lunar eclipse is called the 'super blood wolf moon'

Mon, 14 Jan 2019 08:42:46 -0500

Why this Sunday's total lunar eclipse is called the 'super blood wolf moon'The moon will turn red over the United States on Sunday night during the last total lunar eclipse of the decade.


Two women rescued after being taken hostage at UPS warehouse in New Jersey

Mon, 14 Jan 2019 13:03:00 -0500

Two women rescued after being taken hostage at UPS warehouse in New JerseyTwo women have been rescued after being taken hostage at a UPS facility in New Jersey, a local prosecutor has said. The women, both UPS employees, were not seriously injured during the hours-long standoff, Gloucester County Prosecutor Charles Fiore said at a news conference. The suspect has been apprehended after the incident at the UPS processing facility in Logan Township.


Transcripts Show FBI Considered Whether Trump was ‘Following Directions’ of the Kremlin

Mon, 14 Jan 2019 09:01:10 -0500

Transcripts Show FBI Considered Whether Trump was ‘Following Directions’ of the KremlinFollowing president Trump’s firing of former FBI director James Comey, a group of senior FBI officials considered the possibility that the dismissal was executed “at the behest of” the Russian government, according to Congressional testimony obtained by CNN. Then-FBI general counsel James Baker testified last year that he and other officials considered whether Trump was “acting at the behest of [Russia] and somehow following directions, somehow executing their will,” when he fired Comey in May, 2017. The other extreme is that the President is completely innocent, and we discussed that too,” Baker told House investigators.


Every Photo of the All-New 2020 Toyota Supra

Mon, 14 Jan 2019 09:40:00 -0500

Every Photo of the All-New 2020 Toyota Supra


Schumer Will Force Vote Tuesday on Deripaska-Firm Sanctions

Mon, 14 Jan 2019 18:57:31 -0500

Schumer Will Force Vote Tuesday on Deripaska-Firm Sanctions(Bloomberg) -- Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said he will force a vote Tuesday on a measure to block the Treasury Department’s plans to lift sanctions on three Russian companies linked to oligarch Oleg Deripaska.


VW will build electric vehicles for the U.S. in Tennessee

Mon, 14 Jan 2019 11:30:00 -0500

VW will build electric vehicles for the U.S. in TennesseeAutomaker will invest $800 million and create 1,000 new jobs.


Jayme Closs 911 call released: 'Yes. It is her. I 100 percent think it is her'

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 14:55:56 -0500

Jayme Closs 911 call released: 'Yes. It is her. I 100 percent think it is her'Jayme Closs, 13, was held captive in a remote cabin in Wisconsin for months after Jake Patterson allegedly murdered her parents and kidnapped her.


Delta CEO: Government shutdown tab $25 million and counting

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 13:28:44 -0500

Delta CEO: Government shutdown tab $25 million and countingDelta CEO Ed Bastian said revenue has fallen due to fewer government employees and contractors traveling.


Second black box from Lion Air crash found: Indonesian officials

Mon, 14 Jan 2019 00:46:27 -0500

Second black box from Lion Air crash found: Indonesian officialsThe cockpit voice recorder from a Lion Air jet that crashed last October has been recovered, Indonesian authorities said Monday, a discovery that could be critical to establishing why the brand new plane fell out of the sky shortly after take-off. The Boeing 737 Max vanished from radar about 13 minutes after taking off from Jakarta, slamming into the Java Sea moments after pilots had asked to return to the capital and killing all 189 people onboard. Haryo Satmiko, deputy head of Indonesia’s National Transportation Safety Committee (NTSC), told AFP the box had been recovered early Monday morning.


Senior US official vows to counter Iran on Lebanon visit

Mon, 14 Jan 2019 10:57:22 -0500

Senior US official vows to counter Iran on Lebanon visitBEIRUT (AP) — The U.S. will step up efforts to counter Iran's "dangerous activities" around the region including the financing and activities of proxy organizations such as Lebanon's Hezbollah, a senior U.S. official said Monday.


Three children dead after being 'trapped in freezer' in Florida

Mon, 14 Jan 2019 15:16:00 -0500

Three children dead after being 'trapped in freezer' in FloridaThe bodies of three children – aged 1, 4 and 6 —have been discovered in a chest freezer left outside a home in Suwanee County, Florida. Deputies from the Suwannee Country Sheriff's Office said they responded to a 911 call at a residence where three children were found not breathing. Adults were reportedly performing CPR on the children when the deputies arrived at the scene.


Trump’s response to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez calling him a 'racist': ‘Who cares?'

Mon, 14 Jan 2019 12:24:02 -0500

Trump’s response to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez calling him a 'racist': ‘Who cares?'President Trump brushed off the characterization from the freshman congresswoman.


10 Public Universities Run by Highest-Paid Presidents

Mon, 14 Jan 2019 11:44:49 -0500

10 Public Universities Run by Highest-Paid PresidentsPresidents with high salaries


Bangkok Residents Told to Stay Inside as Pollution Reaches Dangerous Levels

Mon, 14 Jan 2019 03:51:56 -0500

Bangkok Residents Told to Stay Inside as Pollution Reaches Dangerous LevelsThe air quality index, or AQI, climbed to 182 in Bangkok at 10:14am -- higher than the levels in Asia’s famously polluted metropolises of New Delhi, Beijing and Jakarta -- before falling back to 138 by 3 p.m., according to website AirVisual, which monitors air pollution around the world. People living in areas with high pollution levels in Bangkok should avoid “unnecessary” outdoor activities or wear masks, Prayuth told reporters in Chiang Mai province Monday.


Britain's May says she will respond quickly after key Brexit vote

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 07:38:57 -0500

Britain's May says she will respond quickly after key Brexit voteBritish Prime Minister Theresa May told her senior ministers she would respond quickly to Tuesday's evening's vote in parliament on her proposed Brexit deal, her spokesman said. Asked by reporters if she would quit if, as widely expected, she lost the vote, the spokesman said May was determined to deliver the will of public and take Britain out of the EU.


Karl Rove can't believe Democrats will not accept yes on immigration reform

Mon, 14 Jan 2019 00:48:16 -0500

Karl Rove can't believe Democrats will not accept yes on immigration reform111 House Democrats, including Nancy Pelosi, voted last year for border wall funding, notes Fox News contributor Karl Rove, former deputy chief of staff to President George W. Bush.


Delta Air Lines passenger got a gun through security and onto plane in Atlanta

Mon, 14 Jan 2019 11:06:05 -0500

Delta Air Lines passenger got a gun through security and onto plane in AtlantaA passenger got through security in Atlanta and flew on a Delta Air Lines flight to Tokyo with a gun on Jan. 2, TSA confirmed to USA TODAY.


The Nissan IMs Concept Is a Gilded Look at Nissan’s Future Sedans

Mon, 14 Jan 2019 10:40:00 -0500

The Nissan IMs Concept Is a Gilded Look at Nissan’s Future SedansThe sedan isn't dead, it's elevating.


China says it exchanged data with NASA on far side landing

Mon, 14 Jan 2019 06:41:12 -0500

China says it exchanged data with NASA on far side landingBEIJING (AP) — China exchanged data with NASA on its recent mission to land a Chinese spacecraft on the far side of the moon, the Chinese space agency said Monday, in what was reportedly the first such collaboration since an American law banned joint space projects with China that do not have prior congressional approval.


Woman caught drinking wine from Pringles can is banned from Walmart

Mon, 14 Jan 2019 13:34:38 -0500

Woman caught drinking wine from Pringles can is banned from WalmartA woman who was caught chugging wine out of a Pringles can while riding an


New migrant caravan travelling to US from Honduras adding to tensions over border

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 19:11:00 -0500

New migrant caravan travelling to US from Honduras adding to tensions over borderHonduran Deputy Foreign Minister Nelly Jerez said that between 800 and 1,000 people were travelling together and headed towards the Agua Caliente border crossing into Guatemala. Hundreds of Honduran refugees and migrants also left a bus station in the northern city of San Pedro Sula and moved along to join the caravan. The first groups to leave included many women and children who got onto buses destined for the Guatemalan border.


House Democrats Reject White House Invitation to Shutdown Talks

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 15:28:40 -0500

House Democrats Reject White House Invitation to Shutdown TalksHouse Democrats on Tuesday rejected an invitation from the White House to continue negotiations to end the government shutdown. Several moderate House Democrats, who were invited along with nine House Republicans to a luncheon with the president Tuesday, but none accepted the invitation, the White House said. “Today, the president offered both Democrats and Republicans the chance to meet for lunch at the White House.


Photos: Deadly winter storm wreaked havoc across the central US, mid-Atlantic region

Sun, 13 Jan 2019 21:35:47 -0500

Photos: Deadly winter storm wreaked havoc across the central US, mid-Atlantic regionA deadly winter storm that claimed the lives of at least nine people pummeled the central and eastern United States, leading to power outages, canceled flights and hundreds of car accidents.


Photos of the Infiniti QX Inspiration Concept

Mon, 14 Jan 2019 11:43:00 -0500

Photos of the Infiniti QX Inspiration Concept


Russia Sees `Significant Differences' With Japan on Islands

Mon, 14 Jan 2019 11:15:27 -0500

Russia Sees `Significant Differences' With Japan on IslandsThe government in Tokyo must recognize Russian sovereignty over the islands, known as the South Kurils in Russia and the Northern Territories in Japan, as part of the outcome of the war, before progress can be made on a peace treaty, Lavrov told reporters Monday after talks in Moscow with Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono. It’s “unacceptable” for Russia that the islands are described as the Northern Territories in Japan’s laws and “we asked a number of questions about how our Japanese colleagues plan to move to overcome this particular problem,” Lavrov said.


Boeing's F-15X Could Be a Killer in the Sky (But It Won't Have Stealth)

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 07:00:00 -0500

Boeing's F-15X Could Be a Killer in the Sky (But It Won't Have Stealth)Is that a problem?


GM electric vehicle strategy last chance for Cadillac's success - executive

Mon, 14 Jan 2019 15:47:25 -0500

GM electric vehicle strategy last chance for Cadillac's success - executiveGeneral Motors Co's strategy to make its luxury Cadillac marque its lead electric vehicle brand is the automaker's final opportunity to turn the unit around and make it a success, a top executive said on Monday. "We don't have any chances left with taking Cadillac to a really new place," newly appointed GM President Mark Reuss told Reuters on the sidelines of the Detroit auto show. In a move first reported by Reuters, GM said on Friday that a Cadillac would be the first vehicle built on the No. 1 U.S. automaker's "BEV3" platform to challenge electric carmaker Tesla Inc .


The Latest: Grandfather: Suspect 'backed off from crowds'

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 19:34:51 -0500

The Latest: Grandfather: Suspect 'backed off from crowds'BARRON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on the kidnapping of 13-year-old Jayme Closs (all times local):


Considerations Before Maxing Out Your 401(k)

Mon, 14 Jan 2019 11:53:31 -0500

Considerations Before Maxing Out Your 401(k)You probably already know that contributing to your 401(k) plan will improve your retirement finances. There are some circumstances when it makes sense to pay down debt and build up some savings outside of your 401(k) before boosting your 401(k) withholding. Here's what you should think about before increasing your 401(k) contributions.


Pentagon to send more active-duty troops to southwest border

Mon, 14 Jan 2019 21:56:23 -0500

Pentagon to send more active-duty troops to southwest borderThe Pentagon will send more troops to the border at the request of Homeland Security officials.


Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway says president ‘did not destroy’ records from meetings with Putin

Mon, 14 Jan 2019 13:38:03 -0500

Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway says president ‘did not destroy’ records from meetings with PutinWhite House senior adviser Kellyanne Conway has said that Donald Trump did not destroy any notes from a meeting with Vladimir Putin and that “leaks” may have led the president to be secretive about his talks with the Russian leader. A recent report from The Washington Post have alleged that Mr Trump went to “extraordinary” lengths to conceal his discussions with Mr Putin, including reportedly taking the notes from his interpreter after a meeting with the Russian leader in 2017. Ms Conway told reporters that the president is “transparent”, and that the level of "leaks" during the administration would have justified a heightened sense of concern that his talks with Mr Putin would get into the public domain.


128GB microSD cards for $18.99 might be today’s best deal

Mon, 14 Jan 2019 08:40:43 -0500

128GB microSD cards for $18.99 might be today’s best dealIf you buy only one smartphone accessory today, well, it should probably be Anker's awesome 10W fast wireless charging stand, which is on sale right now at its best price yet. But if you buy two smartphone accessories today, the second one should definitely be the Silicon Power 128GB High Speed MicroSD Card. It's just as fast and reliable as microSD cards from big names like SanDisk and Samsung, but it's only $18.99 right now on Amazon.Here's more info from the product page: * UHS-1 Class 10 specifications, enabling fast file transfer speeds and Full-HD video recording. * High compatibility for different types of devices including smartphones, tablets, DSLR and HD camcorder. * Come with a SD card adapter that enables versatile usages for any SD enabled devices. * Compatible with Nintendo Switch, which enables a budget-friendly solution for you to boost the storage.


2019 Ram Heavy Duty Has 1,000 Lb-Ft of Cummins Torque

Mon, 14 Jan 2019 10:12:00 -0500

2019 Ram Heavy Duty Has 1,000 Lb-Ft of Cummins TorqueThe diesel torque wars have reached their ultimate extreme.


China's US trade surplus hit record in 2018 but tariffs bite

Mon, 14 Jan 2019 03:26:49 -0500

China's US trade surplus hit record in 2018 but tariffs biteChina's trade surplus with the United States hit a record high last year but the country's imports and exports fell in December as the long-running trade war begins to bite in the world's number two economy, data showed Monday. The surplus with the US is a major source of anger within the Trump administration, which imposed tariffs on hundreds of billions of dollars worth of Chinese goods last year and has warned of more to come. The figures come after a US delegation held three days of talks in Beijing last week in the first face-to-face meeting since Donald Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping in December pledged a 90-day truce to resolve the crisis.


Canada air traffic controllers buy hundreds of pizzas for unpaid US counterparts during government shutdown

Mon, 14 Jan 2019 07:51:36 -0500

Canada air traffic controllers buy hundreds of pizzas for unpaid US counterparts during government shutdownCanadian air traffic controllers have bought their American counterparts hundreds of pizzas as a show of solidarity during the US government’s partial shutdown. The initiative is said to have first started at Edmonton’s control centre, where workers had a whip round to buy pizzas for controllers in Anchorage, Alaska. Other facilities across Canada decided to join in, and the idea snowballed from there.


The 2020 Ford Explorer Undergoes Its Biggest Changes in a Decade

Mon, 14 Jan 2019 08:59:00 -0500

The 2020 Ford Explorer Undergoes Its Biggest Changes in a DecadeFord's three-row family hauler reverts to rear-drive architecture.


Latest: Utah mall says false alarm blared during shooting

Mon, 14 Jan 2019 19:23:23 -0500

Latest: Utah mall says false alarm blared during shootingMURRAY, Utah (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at a Utah mall that wounded two people (all times local):


Edward Lifesciences pays Boston Scientific $180 million to end patent row

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 08:50:59 -0500

Edward Lifesciences pays Boston Scientific $180 million to end patent rowBoston Scientific and Edwards Lifesciences have been embroiled in a number of legal cases for several years involving heart valve replacement systems, including transcatheter aortic valves, in the United States and Europe. All pending cases or appeals in courts and patent offices will be dismissed, the companies said in a joint statement on Tuesday. The valves are used in a relatively new procedure called transcatheter aortic valve replacement, or TAVR, in which the original heart valve is not surgically removed.


Millions digging out from killer storm, bracing for more winter havoc

Mon, 14 Jan 2019 10:02:09 -0500

Millions digging out from killer storm, bracing for more winter havocMillions of Americans from Colorado to Washington, D.C., were digging out from a major winter storm Monday while forecasters warned that more could be on the way next weekend.


Plane belonging to military crashes in Iran

Mon, 14 Jan 2019 05:53:34 -0500

Plane belonging to military crashes in IranThe army say 15 out of the 16 people on an Iranian aircraft which has crashed were killed in the incident. Rough cut (no reporter narration).


Trump Tweets Love for Nashville - Ahead of Trip to New Orleans

Mon, 14 Jan 2019 11:06:41 -0500

Trump Tweets Love for Nashville - Ahead of Trip to New Orleans(Bloomberg) -- President Donald Trump took to Twitter Monday to greet followers in Nashville, Tennessee, and let them know he was excited to see them later in the day.


In-Depth Photos of the 2019 Subaru STI S209

Mon, 14 Jan 2019 13:12:00 -0500

In-Depth Photos of the 2019 Subaru STI S209