Top Headlines for December 03, 2017

Headline News from the Associated Press
  • Trump tweet raises questions about why he fired Flynn

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump changed his story Saturday on why he fired Michael Flynn as his national security adviser, now suggesting he knew at the time that Flynn had lied to the FBI as well as to Vice President Mike Pence about his contacts with Russians during the presidential transition….
  • After erroneous Flynn report, ABC News suspends Brian Ross

    NEW YORK (AP) — ABC News on Saturday suspended investigative reporter Brian Ross for four weeks without pay for his erroneous report on Michael Flynn, which it called a "serious error."…
  • Trump suggests he may be flexible on corporate tax rates

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has suggested that he may be willing to negotiate changes to a significant portion of the tax overhaul, the corporate tax rate, injecting an element of uncertainty into the tax plan only hours after it cleared the Senate….
  • Met opera to probe misconduct charges against conductor

    NEW YORK (AP) — New York's Metropolitan Opera said Saturday it will open an investigation into allegations that its longtime conductor, James Levine, sexually abused a man three decades ago beginning when the man was a teenager….
  • US charter schools put growing numbers in racial isolation

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — Charter schools are among the nation's most segregated, an Associated Press analysis finds – an outcome at odds, critics say, with their goal of offering a better alternative to failing traditional public schools….
  • Police question Israeli leader’s ally on corruption charges

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police on Sunday questioned a close ally of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on corruption charges dating to his pre-parliament days as he was pushing for pro-Netanyahu legislation widely seen as stifling police investigations….
  • Remembering 1963 eruption, Bali’s elderly wary of another

    KLUNGKUNG, Indonesia (AP) — Bali's glowering Mount Agung has seemingly quieted since hurling huge columns of ash from its crater a week ago, but some villagers on the Indonesian island who survived the catastrophic 1963 explosions believe a bigger eruption is coming….
  • 13 dead, 2 missing after boat capsizes in South Korea

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — At least 13 people were dead and two missing on Sunday after a South Korean fishing boat collided with a refueling vessel and capsized, the coast guard said….
  • AP PHOTOS: Prophet’s birth brings color, music to Morocco

    SALE, Morocco (AP) — A large parade with historic roots takes place in the Moroccan city of Sale each year to mark the birth of the Prophet Muhammad, an occasion Muslims around the world observe as Mawlid an-Nabi….
  • Playoff Takeaways: OK, committee, Alabama or Ohio State?

    There are plenty of reasons to leave Ohio State and Alabama out of the College Football Playoff….
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