WARSAW, Poland | Polish prosecutors want bail for released US cinematographer

WARSAW, Poland — Prosecutors in Poland are seeking to have bail set for an Oscar-nominated American cinematographer after a court ordered his release from the jail where he was held for allegedly attacking paramedics. A spokeswoman for prosecutors in the city of Bydgoszcz, Agnieszka Adamska-Okonska, told Polish media Friday the prosecutors disagreed with the court’s … Continue reading WARSAW, Poland | Polish prosecutors want bail for released US cinematographer

WASHINGTON | Trump talks to CIA, State leaders about Khashoggi killing

WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump spoke on Saturday with his CIA chief and top diplomat about the spy agency’s assessment of the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. American intelligence agencies have concluded that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the killing, according to a U.S. official. The Saudi government has denied that claim. Trump called … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump talks to CIA, State leaders about Khashoggi killing

WASHINGTON | Trump jumps in to offer aid to Democrat Pelosi’s speaker bid

WASHINGTON  — Democrats won the majority. Now they just need a speaker of the House. The standoff over Nancy Pelosi‘s bid to regain the gavel intensified as Democrats left Washington for the Thanksgiving break in what has turned out to be an unsettling finish to an otherwise triumphant week that saw them welcome a historic … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump jumps in to offer aid to Democrat Pelosi’s speaker bid

LONDON | UK leader fights back against critics amid Brexit upheaval

LONDON — British Prime Minister Theresa May fought back against critics of her Brexit deal Saturday, telling opponents from within her party their alternative plans for Britain’s departure from the European Union wouldn’t work. May is battling to win over rebels in her Conservative Party and and to preserve her position as prime minister after … Continue reading LONDON | UK leader fights back against critics amid Brexit upheaval

BYROMVILLE, Ga. | Georgia derailment leads to town’s evacuation

BYROMVILLE, Ga. — A small Georgia town has been evacuated after a derailment of multiple railroad cars. CSX Railroad said the cars derailed around 7 a.m. Saturday in Byromville, roughly 55 miles south of Macon. The exact number of cars involved is unclear. CSX says “several” cars derailed. The town’s fire chief, Brett Walls, tells … Continue reading BYROMVILLE, Ga. | Georgia derailment leads to town’s evacuation

WASHINGTON | Killer wildfire, bar shooting draw Trump to California

WASHINGTON — The killer wildfire in Northern California and the recent country-music bar shooting hundreds of miles south are drawing President Donald Trump to the state on Saturday. He’s expected to tour the scorched areas, talk with state leaders and first responders and visit with gunfire victims and their families. The president left Washington early … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Killer wildfire, bar shooting draw Trump to California

PARADISE, Calif. | Trump visits as California struggles to locate 1,000 people

PARADISE, Calif.  — President Donald Trump heads to Northern California on Saturday to see firsthand the grief and devastation from the deadliest U.S. wildfire in a century amid confusion over how many people remain unaccounted for. Authorities confirmed a new death toll of 71 and say they are trying to locate 1,011 people, even as … Continue reading PARADISE, Calif. | Trump visits as California struggles to locate 1,000 people

NEW YORK | Amazon’s would-be NY neighbors: Cynicism, some hope for jobs

NEW YORK— Shawn Smith has heard the promises before. When new hotels sprang up near the public housing complex in Queens where he’s lived for 17 years, residents were told they would bring jobs and economic opportunity. He hasn’t seen any of it. So he’s cynical about the announcement this week that Amazon will build … Continue reading NEW YORK | Amazon’s would-be NY neighbors: Cynicism, some hope for jobs