RALEIGH, N.C. | Hearing into unresolved US House race could find winner

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Evidence collected over months and being unveiled Monday could reveal whether the nation’s last undecided congressional election was either tainted by so much ballot-tampering that a winner cannot be declared – or that that the actual winner was unfairly denied the seat. North Carolina‘s state elections board — reassembled last month … Continue reading RALEIGH, N.C. | Hearing into unresolved US House race could find winner

Dem presidential candidates introducing themselves to voters

Five Democratic senators vying for their party’s nomination to challenge President Donald Trump in 2020 are fanning out across the country Saturday to campaign and meet voters. Kamala Harris of California plans to spend her second straight day in the pivotal early-voting state of South Carolina, holding a town hall meeting in Columbia, the capital. … Continue reading Dem presidential candidates introducing themselves to voters

VATICAN CITY | The Latest: McCarrick’s victim sad, but glad he was believed

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Latest on the defrocking of former U.S. cardinal Theodore McCarrick (all times local): 1:05 p.m. One of the victims of defrocked ex-cardinal Theodore McCarrick victims is expressing relief that Pope Francis believed his accusations of years-long sex abuse. In a statement released by his lawyer Saturday, James Grein said he … Continue reading VATICAN CITY | The Latest: McCarrick’s victim sad, but glad he was believed

WARSAW, Poland | Poland’s political leader on unprecedented defensive

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Jaroslaw Kaczynski, Poland’s most powerful politician who has built his position on a reputation of honesty and anti-communist convictions, suddenly finds himself embroiled in revelations over his involvement in complex business dealings and the presence in his inner circle of people with alleged communist ties. The stakes are high, given two … Continue reading WARSAW, Poland | Poland’s political leader on unprecedented defensive

MUNICH | The Latest: China defends Huawei from US security fears

MUNICH (AP) — The Latest on the international security conference taking place in Munich (all times local): 1:35 p.m. A top Chinese official is defending Huawei, dismissing American concerns that the telecom giant might covertly collect data and report it to Beijing, and urging Europeans to ignore Washington. Yang Jiechi’s comments Saturday came after U.S. … Continue reading MUNICH | The Latest: China defends Huawei from US security fears

NEW YORK | Gone in a New York minute: How the Amazon deal fell apart

NEW YORK (AP) — In early November, word began to leak that Amazon was serious about choosing New York to build a giant new campus. The city was eager to lure the company and its thousands of high-paying tech jobs, offering billions in tax incentives and lighting the Empire State Building in Amazon orange. Even … Continue reading NEW YORK | Gone in a New York minute: How the Amazon deal fell apart

ARE, Sweden | Shiffrin skis through sickness to sit 3rd in 1st slalom run

ARE, Sweden (AP) — Skiing through sickness, three-time defending champion Mikaela Shiffrin put herself in the ideal attacking position following the first run of the slalom at the world championships on Saturday. Shiffrin stood third, 0.15 seconds behind leader Wendy Holdener of Switzerland. Anna Swenn Larsson of Sweden was second, 0.11 behind Holdener. U.S. ski … Continue reading ARE, Sweden | Shiffrin skis through sickness to sit 3rd in 1st slalom run

MUNICH | The Latest: China not interested in joining missile treaty

MUNICH (AP) — The Latest on the international security conference taking place in Munich (all times local): 1 p.m. A senior Chinese official is signaling that Beijing isn’t interested in joining an expanded version of the Cold War-era nuclear weapons treaty between the United States and Russia that Washington and Moscow have decided to abandon. … Continue reading MUNICH | The Latest: China not interested in joining missile treaty