Top Headlines for January 06, 2018

Headline News from the Associated Press
  • East Coast set for wickedly cold weekend of sub-zero temps

    MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Brutally cold conditions are expected to envelop the East Coast most of this weekend, prompting wind chill warnings from Virginia to Vermont….
  • Trump seeks $18 billion to extend border wall over 10 years

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Trump administration has proposed spending $18 billion over 10 years to significantly extend the border wall with Mexico, providing one of its most detailed blueprints of how the president hopes to carry out a signature campaign pledge….
  • 1 winning ticket sold in $450 million Mega Millions drawing

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — One Mega Millions ticket matched all six numbers and will claim a $450 million grand prize….
  • Working class, hard hit by economic woes, fuels Iran unrest

    CAIRO (AP) — The Iranian town of Doroud should be a prosperous place – nestled in a valley at the junction of two rivers in the Zagros Mountains, it's in an area rich in metals to be mined and stone to be quarried. Last year, a military factory on the outskirts of town unveiled production of an advanced model of tanks….
  • Latest revelation of Trump action opens new avenue in probe

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's effort to keep Attorney General Jeff Sessions, a vocal and loyal supporter of his election bid, in charge of an investigation into his campaign offers special counsel Robert Mueller yet another avenue to explore as his prosecutors work to untangle potential evidence of obstruction….
  • AP Interview: Tillerson says fix sought to law on Iran deal

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is working with key lawmakers on a legislative fix that could enable the United States to remain in the Iran nuclear deal, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said in an interview with The Associated Press….
  • FBI probing Clinton Foundation corruption claims

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI is investigating whether the Clinton Foundation accepted donations in exchange for political favors while Hillary Clinton was secretary of state, two people familiar with the probe confirmed Friday. The revelation comes as President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans have been urging the Justice Department to look into corruption allegations involving the foundation….
  • ‘Wonder Woman’ director Patty Jenkins leads AFI Awards toast

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — With the American Film Institute's annual luncheon Friday recognizing the best in film and television, Hollywood's awards season is officially underway….
  • Judge won’t dismiss suit filed by brother of JonBenet Ramsey

    BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — A judge declined to dismiss a $750 million defamation lawsuit filed against CBS by JonBenet Ramsey's brother….
  • More departures on horizon for struggling White House staff

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Already setting turnover records, President Donald Trump's White House is bracing for even more staff departures and an increasing struggle to fill vacancies, shadowed by the unrelenting Russia probe, political squabbling and Trump's own low poll numbers….
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