Top Headlines for April 14, 2018

Headline News from the Associated Press
  • Trump: US, allied strikes in Syria bring heated response

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States, France and Britain launched military strikes in Syria to punish President Bashar Assad for an apparent chemical attack against civilians and to deter him from doing it again, but also stirred up angry responses from Syria's allies and ignited a debate over whether the attacks were justified….
  • Trump bravado gives way to solemn speech on Syria airstrikes

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump strode directly, with purpose, to the podium….
  • Syrians gather in capital in defiance after airstrikes

    DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Hundreds of Syrians gathered at landmark squares in the Syrian capital Saturday, honking their car horns, flashing victory signs and waving Syrian flags in scenes of defiance that followed unprecedented joint airstrikes by the United States, France and Britain….
  • FBI probes Trump lawyer Cohen’s personal ‘business dealings’

    NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors revealed on Friday that their probe of President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, involved suspected fraud and the attorney's personal business dealings and was going on long enough that investigators had already covertly obtained his emails….
  • The Latest: Syrian TV airs scenes of science center rubble

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on U.S.-led missile strikes on Syria (all times local):…
  • Chief Cosby accuser says she was too weak to ‘fight him off’

    NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Bill Cosby's chief accuser took the witness stand for the second time to tell a story of molestation and broken trust, describing for jurors how the comedian knocked her out with three blue pills and then sexually assaulted her at his home….
  • Trump cries 'slime ball' after former FBI director slams him

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump laced into James Comey as an "untruthful slime ball" on Friday as the White House and the national Republican Party mounted a withering counterattack against the former FBI director and his stinging new memoir….
  • Black teen who wanted directions shot at by white man

    DETROIT (AP) — A black 14-year-old boy who got lost in a Detroit suburban neighborhood while trying to get to school was shot at by a white homeowner after knocking on a door to ask directions, prosecutors said Friday, citing home security video and the account of the boy….
  • Pence to outline Syrian missile strike at Latin summit

    LIMA, Peru (AP) — Abroad during a major military strike, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence plans to address Latin American leaders Saturday on President Donald Trump's decision to launch air strikes in Syria in response to a suspected chemical attack in the war-torn nation….
  • Trump vows to back law to protect marijuana industry

    DENVER (AP) — President Donald Trump has promised to support legislation protecting the marijuana industry in states that have legalized the drug, a move that could lift a threat to the industry made by the U.S. attorney general just three months ago….
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