Top Headlines for February 04, 2018

Headline News from the Associated Press
  • Police: Extreme-right gunman shoots 6 Africans in Italy

    MILAN (AP) — An Italian gunman with extreme right-wing sympathies shot and wounded six African immigrants Saturday in a two-hour drive-by shooting spree, authorities said, terrorizing a small Italian city where a Nigerian man had been arrested days earlier in a teenager's gruesome killing….
  • Trump cites GOP memo as vindication on Russia

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has claimed complete vindication from a congressional memo that alleges the FBI abused its surveillance powers during the investigation into his campaign's possible Russia ties. But the memo also includes revelations that might complicate efforts by Trump and his allies to undermine special counsel Robert Mueller's inquiry….
  • AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s week of faulty claims

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump struck a variety of false notes in his big speech to Congress this past week and followed up with a curious coda – a plain-as-your-face exaggeration about the TV audience that tuned in for it….
  • In drug crisis hotbed, hoping for action on Trump’s words

    CINCINNATI (AP) — President Donald Trump heads to Ohio on Monday to make Cincinnati-area stops focusing on the new tax overhaul – though some in a state with one of the nation's highest overdose rates would rather hear more about his plans for the drug crisis….
  • Warren Buffett on hand as Navy commissions newest warship

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — The U.S. Navy on Saturday commissioned its newest warship, the USS Omaha, a futuristic, $440 million vessel named for the Nebraska hometown of billionaire Warren Buffett, who was on hand for the ceremony….
  • Trump seized on what memo could mean even before reading it

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Even before he'd read the memo, President Donald Trump seized on what it could mean….
  • Outside Yemen’s rebel-held capital, stalemated war rages on

    ON THE OUTSKIRTS OF SANAA, Yemen (AP) — In the rocky highlands outside of Yemen's rebel-held capital, it quickly becomes clear how the Arab world's poorest country remains mired in a stalemated civil war….
  • Uma Thurman levels accusations against Weinstein, Tarantino

    NEW YORK (AP) — Actress Uma Thurman, in long-awaited remarks, accused disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein of forcing himself on her sexually years ago in a London hotel room. Weinstein, through his attorney, acknowledged making an "awkward pass" but strongly denied any physical assault and suggested the possibility of legal action over her comments….
  • Ryan tweets about a $1.50 paycheck boost, then deletes it

    WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan has highlighted on Twitter a school secretary benefiting from the Republican tax overhaul, then deleted the tweet after online criticism that he is cheering an increase of $1.50 a week….
  • Poland’s top politician: Holocaust bill is ‘misunderstood’

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The powerful leader of Poland's ruling party said Saturday that the president should approve a divisive bill that criminalizes certain statements about the Holocaust….
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