Top Headlines for January 27, 2018

Headline News from the Associated Press
  • What if Trump did try to fire Mueller? Why does it matter?

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump pushed back against reports that he ordered White House lawyer Don McGahn to fire special counsel Robert Mueller last June….
  • Officials say 40 killed, 140 wounded in Afghan car bombing

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide car bomber killed at least 40 people and wounded about 140 more in an attack claimed by the Taliban on Saturday in Afghanistan's capital Kabul, authorities said. The bombing came just a week after Taliban militants killed 22 at an international hotel in the city….
  • Trump plan would sharply change legal immigration

    President Donald Trump's new immigration plan is stirring up controversy with its proposals on legal immigration. Much of the public debate to this point has been about young immigrants brought to this country as children illegally….
  • Secret report: Honduras’ new top cop helped cartel move coke

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Honduran authorities are promising "an exhaustive investigation" into alleged ties between their new national police chief Jose David Aguilar Moran and a cartel kingpin who's now serving a 20-year sentence in a U.S. federal prison….
  • World remembers Holocaust amid signs of rising hatred

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel has warned that anti-Semitism is on the rise in her country as political leaders, Holocaust survivors and others mark International Holocaust Remembrance Day….
  • Ex-colleagues call new US attorney in Manhattan apolitical

    NEW YORK (AP) — The new, top federal prosecutor in Manhattan is a Republican, a former law partner of Rudy Giuliani and was reportedly interviewed personally by President Donald Trump before getting the job….
  • Jury: Man guilty of manslaughter in death of ex-NFL player

    GRETNA, La. (AP) — The man who killed NFL running back Joe McKnight in a December 2016 road-rage confrontation was found guilty of manslaughter Friday by a jury in suburban New Orleans….
  • North Korean officials wrap up Olympic inspection in South

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean officials on Saturday wrapped up a three-day visit to South Korea where they examined Olympic stadiums, hotels and concert halls that will potentially be used by North Korean athletes and other delegates headed to next month's Pyeongchang Winter Games….
  • Michigan St AD retires; Dantonio defends himself

    EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University's athletic director retired two days after the university president resigned over the school's handling of sexual abuse allegations against its disgraced former sports doctor, Larry Nassar….
  • Trump: US 'open for business,' and economists mostly agree

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump highlighted his tax cuts and deregulatory efforts with a salesman's pitch to an elite economic forum in Switzerland on Friday: The United States, he said, is now a far more inviting place for foreign companies to spend, invest and build….
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