Israel blamed for missile strike in Syria; 14 reported dead
BEIRUT (AP) — Russia and the Syrian military blamed Israel for a pre-dawn missile attack Monday on an air base in central Syria, saying Israeli fighter jets launched the missiles from Lebanon's air space. A war-monitoring group said the airstrikes killed 14 people, including Iranians active in Syria….
US official says North Korean leader ready to discuss nukes
WASHINGTON (AP) — North Korea's government has communicated with the United States to say that leader Kim Jong Un is ready to discuss his nuclear weapons program with President Donald Trump, officials said Sunday, increasing the likelihood that the unprecedented summit will actually occur….
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Facebook to send Cambridge Analytica data-use notices Monday
NEW YORK (AP) — Get ready to find out if your Facebook data has been swept up in the Cambridge Analytica scandal….
Opening statements set in Bill Cosby’s sex assault retrial
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — With opening statements in Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial set for Monday, prosecutors have lined up a parade of accusers to make the case that the man revered as "America's Dad" lived a double life as one of Hollywood's biggest predators….
Teachers acquire a new skill: how to stop the bleeding
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa (AP) — As she learned the basics of applying direct pressure, packing a wound with gauze and tying a tourniquet, sixth-grade math and social studies teacher Kari Stafford shook her head at the thought that this may now be an essential skill for her profession….
Congress back from break with to-do list to keep Trump happy
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican majority in Congress was on a glide path to the midterms, having passed tax cuts into law and backed off budget battles with a year-end funding package. But President Trump was not impressed….
'To hell with it': Trump increasingly weary of staff advice
WASHINGTON (AP) — The speech was written. A cast of relatable Americans with emotional stories was standing by to reinforce the message. But President Donald Trump was in no mood to play along….
Child advocates ask FTC to investigate YouTube
Read carefully through the fine print of YouTube's terms of service and you might notice that you've affirmed you are old enough to watch it….
No one laughing at Patrick Reed now after Masters win
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Patrick Reed got some laughs a few years back when he declared himself a top five player, with little on his resume to back it up….