NEW YORK | Reddit co-founder pushes hard for paternity leave

NEW YORK (AP) — Alexis Ohanian wants other guys to be jealous of him. Not because he’s a multimillionaire venture capitalist. Or because he’s married to tennis pro Serena Williams. The Reddit co-founder wants men to covet the time he gets to spend with his 1-year-old daughter, Olympia. The pair is all over Instagram cheering … Continue reading NEW YORK | Reddit co-founder pushes hard for paternity leave

WASHINGTON | Dems’ measure blocking Trump emergency will come Friday

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats will file a resolution Friday aimed at blocking the national emergency declaration that President Donald Trump has issued to help finance his wall along the Southwest border, teeing up a clash over billions of dollars, immigration policy and the Constitution’s separation of powers. That could set up a vote by … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Dems’ measure blocking Trump emergency will come Friday

RALEIGH, N.C | GOP candidate’s son had concerns about political operative

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The son of the Republican in the country’s last undecided congressional election testified Wednesday that he warned his parents that he thought the North Carolina political operative now accused of illegally collecting voter’s ballots used shady methods and should be avoided. John Harris testified at a state elections board hearing into … Continue reading RALEIGH, N.C | GOP candidate’s son had concerns about political operative

NEW YORK | El Chapo’s lawyers concerned by juror misconduct allegations

NEW YORK (AP) — El Chapo’s lawyers on Wednesday raised concerns of potential juror misconduct after a member of the jury at the Mexican drug lord’s trial told a news website that several jurors looked at media coverage of the case against a judge’s orders. The juror told VICE News that at least five members … Continue reading NEW YORK | El Chapo’s lawyers concerned by juror misconduct allegations

NEW YORK | After veteran salaries drop, baseball players want change

NEW YORK (AP) — Neil Walker’s salary dropped from $17.2 million to $2 million in two years. Greg Holland was cut from $14 million to $2 million this season. Daniel Murphy fell from $17.5 million to $10 million. While Manny Machado agreed to a pending $300 million, 10-year contract with San Diego and Bryce Harper … Continue reading NEW YORK | After veteran salaries drop, baseball players want change

SAN FRANCISCO | California student accused of making ‘Banana Plug’ drug app

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Northern California college freshman is facing felony charges for allegedly creating an iPhone app he dubbed the Banana Plug to sell illicit drugs. Collin Howard on Tuesday pleaded not guilty to federal drug charges in San Jose after a grand jury indicted him on Feb. 14. Howard, 18, had earlier … Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | California student accused of making ‘Banana Plug’ drug app

WASHINGTON | Trump says trade deal will determine outcome on auto tariffs

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says tariffs on imported vehicles from Europe are something “we certainly think about” and a final decision depends on the United States and the European Union reaching a trade deal. Trump was asked about the prospect for tariffs on auto imports before a meeting Wednesday with Austrian Chancellor Sebastian … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump says trade deal will determine outcome on auto tariffs

WASHINGTON | Minutes show Fed officials noted number of rising threats

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve policymakers last month noted greater threats to the U.S. economy, ranging from adverse effects of the government shutdown to rising trade tensions, and opted to emphasize that they would be “patient” in raising interest rates. Minutes of the Fed’s discussions in January showed that Fed officials also felt that further … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Minutes show Fed officials noted number of rising threats