Trump seethes over FBI raid, ponders firing those he blames
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump was so incensed by the FBI's raid of his personal attorney's office and hotel room that he's privately pondered firing Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and publicly mused about ousting special counsel Robert Mueller….
Xi vs Trump: Who has the better hand in potential trade war?
BEIJING (AP) — The brewing China-U.S. trade conflict features two leaders who've expressed friendship but are equally determined to pursue their nation's interests and their own political agendas….
Sessions to address immigration at border sheriffs meeting
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — As thousands of National Guard troops deploy to the Mexico border, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions plans to bring his firm stance on immigration enforcement to New Mexico where a group of Southwest border sheriffs are meeting Wednesday….
CEO Zuckerberg apologizes for Facebook’s privacy failures
WASHINGTON (AP) — Under fire for the worst privacy debacle in his company's history, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg batted away often-aggressive questioning from lawmakers who accused him of failing to protect the personal information of millions of Americans from Russians intent on upsetting the U.S. election….
Algerian military plane crashes, killing at least 100 people
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — At least 100 people were killed when a military plane crashed soon after takeoff in a farm field in northern Algeria on Wednesday, officials said….
AP: Legislatures lack public records of misconduct claims
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Over the past 15 months, dozens of state lawmakers across the nation have been forced from office, removed from leadership roles, reprimanded or publicly accused of sexual misconduct in a mounting backlash against misbehavior by those in power….
5 years on, marathon bomb survivors inspire medical advances
BOSTON (AP) — In the five years since the Boston Marathon bombing, medical science has made promising advances in amputations and artificial limbs, in part because of lessons learned from the victims and research dollars made available as a result of the attack….
As with the president, managing up comes with risks, rewards
NEW YORK (AP) — Communication, collaboration, cooperation. Those are a few favorite things when it comes to "managing up" at work, but handling a difficult boss can be tricky….
Airlines warned of possible Syria strike
BEIRUT (AP) — European airspace authorities are warning aircraft to be careful over the next days when flying close to Syria because of possible military action against President Bashar Assad's forces….
As numbers dwindle, Jews who fought Nazis recall struggle
KFAR SABA, Israel (AP) — While most of his fellow Jews were being killed or brutalized in Nazi death camps and ghettos, Baruch Shub and his friends were hiding in the forests of the former Soviet Union, trying to undermine the Nazis by derailing trains, burning bridges, sabotaging communication lines and killing the occasional collaborator….