Top Headlines for January 04, 2018

Headline News from the Associated Press
  • Trump left ‘furious,’ ‘disgusted’ by Bannon over new book

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump launched a scathing attack on former top adviser Steve Bannon, responding to a new book that portrays Trump as an undisciplined man-child who didn't actually want to win the White House and quotes Bannon as calling his son's contact with a Russian lawyer "treasonous."…
  • New year, new start? Not in President Trump’s Washington

    WASHINGTON (AP) — So much for a new year, new start….
  • Strength of Iran protests uncertain after a week of unrest

    TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The strength of protests shaking Iran was unclear on Thursday after a week of unrest that killed at least 21 people, with fewer reports of demonstrations as government supporters again took to the streets….
  • Iran’s regional enemies watch unrest, searching for leverage

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran's most fervent regional foes, Saudi Arabia and Israel, are both eagerly looking for signs of vulnerability and imminent change in their nemesis amid the past week of protests across the country. But they've taken vastly different approaches of how to engage with the upheaval….
  • Huge swath of US hit by winter storm bringing, snow, cold

    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Residents across a huge swath of the U.S. were hunkered down as a massive winter storm packing snow, ice and high winds, followed by possible record-breaking cold, moved up the Eastern Seaboard, with the worst conditions expected from the Carolinas to Maine….
  • Divided Democrats face liberal backlash on immigration

    WASHINGTON (AP) — With a new deadline fast approaching, Democrats in Congress are struggling to adopt a unified strategy to protect hundreds of thousands of young immigrants from deportation….
  • Name to be drawn from a bowl to determine election winner

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Neither a general election, nor a recount, nor a legal battle have been able to produce a winner in Virginia's hotly contested race for a House seat. So now election officials are turning to a ceramic bowl….
  • 3 cars on Amtrak train with 311 passengers derail, none hurt

    SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Three cars on an Amtrak train carrying more than 300 people from Miami to New York derailed in snowy Savannah, Georgia, in the aftermath of a brutal winter storm but no injuries were reported, authorities said early Thursday….
  • Faces of war: Who are the men in soldier’s WWII sketches?

    SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — Before the Army's 27th Infantry Division was decimated in a bloody World War II battle, Stan Dube sketched portraits of his fellow soldiers. The 17 drawings were forgotten after the war and stashed in an attic for decades before being found a year ago by his son….
  • Hip problem forces 5-time finalist Murray out of Aussie Open

    Andy Murray needed only a couple of days in Australia to realize the hip problem that has kept him out of competitive tennis since Wimbledon was not going to improve in time for the season's first major….
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