Trump vilifies caravan, says he’ll cut Central American aid

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump declared Monday the U.S. will begin cutting aid to three Central American countries he accused of failing to stop thousands of migrants heading for the U.S. border. But across his administration there was no indication of any action in response to what he tweeted was a “National Emergy.” For hours … Continue reading Trump vilifies caravan, says he’ll cut Central American aid

LEADING OFF: Kershaw, Sale set for Game 1 of World Series

A look at what’s happening around the major leagues Tuesday: FENWAY FRESHMAN Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw will pitch at Fenway Park for the first time when he starts Game 1 of the World Series against the Red Sox. The oldest park in the majors has a lot of quirks that can present many challenges for … Continue reading LEADING OFF: Kershaw, Sale set for Game 1 of World Series

WASHINGTON | The McCain Institute is looking for a few good mavericks

WASHINGTON — A nonprofit named for the late Sen. John McCain is looking for “mavericks” to vote in the Nov. 6 midterm election and fight for human rights around the world as President Donald Trump pursues his “America first” foreign policy. “The ideals that John spent his life fighting for weren’t just his, they are … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The McCain Institute is looking for a few good mavericks

WASHINGTON | Anywhere but Washington: Why DC stories rarely film in DC

WASHINGTON  — It’s a hobby among District of Columbia locals: Picking apart glaring geographic and architectural inaccuracies in movies and television shows set in Washington. One of the most famous is the 1987 film “No Way Out,” where Kevin Costner escapes pursuers by taking a subway from Georgetown. No subway station has ever existed in … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Anywhere but Washington: Why DC stories rarely film in DC

TUCSON, Ariz. | Border Patrol agent’s new trial in teen’s killing to start

TUCSON, Ariz.— Federal prosecutors will once again try a U.S. Border Patrol agent who killed a 16-year-old boy in a cross-border shooting but who was earlier this year acquitted of murder. The second trial against Lonnie Swartz begins Tuesday morning, six months after he was acquitted on a second-degree murder charge and five years since … Continue reading TUCSON, Ariz. | Border Patrol agent’s new trial in teen’s killing to start

BEDFORD, N.Y. | Authorities: Explosive device found near George Soros’ home

BEDFORD, N.Y.  — The FBI and local police responded to an address near the home of philanthropist George Soros after an object that appeared to be an explosive was found in a mailbox, according to authorities. The Bedford Police Department said it responded to the address in the hamlet of Katonah at 3:45 p.m. Monday … Continue reading BEDFORD, N.Y. | Authorities: Explosive device found near George Soros’ home

DES MOINES, Iowa | Mega Millions, Powerball prizes come down to math, long odds

DES MOINES, Iowa— For all the anticipation about whether someone will finally snag the gigantic Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots, the games come down to two things: simple math — and very long odds. But there are some quirks and surprises about the math equations that likely will soon vault someone into stratospheric wealth after … Continue reading DES MOINES, Iowa | Mega Millions, Powerball prizes come down to math, long odds

Arizona News: Tucson Man, Patrick Michael Winker, Indicted in Sexual Exploitation of Minors and Luring Case

TUCSON, AZ – Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced a State Grand Jury indicted Patrick Michael Winkler in a sexual exploitation of children case.  The indictment includes ten counts of Sexual Exploitation of a Minor, four counts of Luring a Minor for Sexual Exploitation, three counts of Unlawful Age Misrepresentation, and one count of Failure … Continue reading Arizona News: Tucson Man, Patrick Michael Winker, Indicted in Sexual Exploitation of Minors and Luring Case