WASHINGTON | US approves sale of $330 million in military gear to Taiwan

WASHINGTON  — The Trump administration says it has approved the sale to Taiwan of $330 million in spare parts and related support for Taiwan’s F-16 fighters and other military aircraft. A Pentagon statement Monday said the sale will improve Taiwan’s ability to defend itself without altering the basic military balance in Asia. China opposes all … Continue reading WASHINGTON | US approves sale of $330 million in military gear to Taiwan

WASHINGTON | Death of US diplomat in Madagascar being investigated

WASHINGTON— The State Department says the death of an American diplomat in Madagascar is being investigated by U.S. and local authorities. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert says the foreign service officer was found dead inside the officer’s residence in the capital of the Indian Ocean nation off the East Coast of Africa. Nauert says the … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Death of US diplomat in Madagascar being investigated

WASHINGTON | Kavanaugh says he won’t let ‘false accusations’ push him out

WASHINGTON  — Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh declared in a televised interview Monday that he never sexually assaulted anyone in high school or at any other time in his life. Kavanaugh and his wife, Ashley, sat down for an interview with Fox News Channel’s “The Story with Martha MacCallum” after a second woman accused him … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Kavanaugh says he won’t let ‘false accusations’ push him out

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump says Democrats trying to destroy Kavanaugh

WASHINGTON — The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh (all times local): 11 p.m. President Donald Trump says Democrats are “working hard to destroy” Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Trump says on Twitter that Kavanaugh is “a wonderful man, and a man who has the potential to be one of our greatest Supreme Court … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump says Democrats trying to destroy Kavanaugh

Missouri News: Senator Jill Schupp to Host Free Health Care Event Saturday, Sept. 29 in St. Louis County

ST LOUIS, MO – Missouri State Senator Jill Schupp, D-Creve Coeur, is hosting a free health care event on next Saturday, Sept 29, from 10:00 a.m. until noon at the Frank Munsch Community Center in Overland for area St. Louis County residents. “Many Missourians and their families struggle to gain access to basic health care … Continue reading Missouri News: Senator Jill Schupp to Host Free Health Care Event Saturday, Sept. 29 in St. Louis County

WASHINGTON | Rosenstein still has his job _ at least till Trump showdown

WASHINGTON  — After a long weekend spent wondering if he should resign or would be fired, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein still has his job — for now. President Donald Trump gave Rosenstein a three-day reprieve pending their face-to-face White House showdown Thursday. That’s when the man who oversees the Trump-Russia investigation will respond to … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Rosenstein still has his job _ at least till Trump showdown

Missouri News: Attorney General Josh Hawley Fires Back in Duck Boat Case

Jefferson City, MO – Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley today fired back in court filings arguing the court should not dismiss the lawsuit filed against Ripley Entertainment, Inc. and Branson Duck Vehicles, LLC alleging violations of the Missouri Merchandising Practices Act, Missouri’s principal consumer protection statute.  The filings also argue that the Circuit Court of … Continue reading Missouri News: Attorney General Josh Hawley Fires Back in Duck Boat Case