ATHENS, Greece | Greece removes ancient sites, museums, from development list

ATHENS, Greece —January 22, 2019— Greece’s government has removed hundreds of archaeological museums, ancient sites and castles inadvertently put on a provisional list of properties up for private development under the country’s bailout terms. The culture ministry said Tuesday that following careful cross-checks, 2,330 properties were taken off the portfolio of state-owned real estate scheduled … Continue reading ATHENS, Greece | Greece removes ancient sites, museums, from development list

NEW YORK | Trump says he told Sanders ‘not to bother’ with briefing

NEW YORK —January 22, 2019— President Trump says he directed White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders not to bother with the traditional daily briefing of reporters. The last briefing took place on Dec. 18. In a tweet on Tuesday, the president said the press covers Sanders “so rudely & inaccurately, in particular certain members … Continue reading NEW YORK | Trump says he told Sanders ‘not to bother’ with briefing

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Senate to push forward with 2 shutdown votes

WASHINGTON —January 22, 2019— The Latest on President Donald Trump and the partial government shutdown (all times local): 4:05 p.m. The Senate will push forward with two votes this week to end the government shutdown, but it’s doubtful either will pass. First will be President Donald Trump’s proposal to provide $5.7 billion for the U.S.-Mexico … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Senate to push forward with 2 shutdown votes

CHICAGO | Judge limits access to R. Kelly’s Chicago recording studio

CHICAGO—January 22, 2019— A judge says a Chicago warehouse that R. Kelly is renting can be used only between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. and only as a recording studio. The Chicago Sun-Times says the Cook County judge also prohibited use of the second floor Tuesday, after building inspectors found faulty stairs. The ruling comes … Continue reading CHICAGO | Judge limits access to R. Kelly’s Chicago recording studio

WASHINGTON | Trump seeks quick high court ruling on citizenship question

WASHINGTON —January 22, 2019— The Trump administration says it will appeal directly to the Supreme Court to be allowed to include a citizenship question on the 2020 census, bypassing the court of appeals and seeking a final ruling by the end of June. Solicitor General Noel Francisco says in court papers filed Tuesday that the … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump seeks quick high court ruling on citizenship question

LAS VEGAS | Man linked to 4 killings suspected of being in US illegally

LAS VEGAS—January 22, 2019— A man suspected of being in the U.S. illegally shot and killed four people in Nevada over the past few weeks, including an elderly Reno couple, authorities said, and the slayings added fuel to the immigration debate. Wilbur Martinez-Guzman, 20, from El Salvador, has been jailed in Carson City since Saturday … Continue reading LAS VEGAS | Man linked to 4 killings suspected of being in US illegally

WASHINGTON | Fuzzy on Trump Tower Moscow? Here’s what we know so far

WASHINGTON —January 22, 2019— Confused about the business proposal to build a Trump Tower in Moscow? Join the club. A disputed BuzzFeed News report and more misstatements from President Donald Trump‘s attorney have muddied the waters on what did and did not happen with the business deal in Russia. The deal has surfaced as a … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Fuzzy on Trump Tower Moscow? Here’s what we know so far

WASHINGTON | US intelligence warns of ‘ever more diverse’ threats

WASHINGTON —January 22, 2019— A new U.S. intelligence strategy report says Russia’s efforts to expand its influence and China’s modernizing military are among the “ever more diverse” threats facing the country. The National Intelligence Strategy report issued every four years also singles out North Korea’s pursuit of nuclear weapons, growing cyber capabilities of U.S. adversaries … Continue reading WASHINGTON | US intelligence warns of ‘ever more diverse’ threats