MEXICO CITY | A new country, big excitement in Mexico over Tiger Woods

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Two small openings on both sides of a tree-covered path were packed with fans young and old, some with caps they wanted signed, others holding phones to capture the moment. They were screaming one word that translates in any language at the Mexico Championship. “Tiger!” Tiger Woods eventually walked by on … Continue reading MEXICO CITY | A new country, big excitement in Mexico over Tiger Woods

MADISON, Wis | Wisconsin governor vetoes tax plan; early showdown with GOP

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers vetoed a GOP income tax cut bill Wednesday in an early showdown with legislative Republicans who had moved to weaken the Democrat’s powers just weeks before he took office. Republicans rushed to pass the bill, the first they introduced this year, before Evers could introduce his own … Continue reading MADISON, Wis | Wisconsin governor vetoes tax plan; early showdown with GOP

FALLS CHURCH, Va | Muslim group seeks congressional probe on terror watchlist

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — A Muslim civil rights group called for a congressional investigation Wednesday after its lawsuit revealed that the U.S. government has shared its terrorist watchlist with more than 1,400 private entities, including hospitals and universities. The Council on American-Islamic Relations said Congress should look into why the FBI has so widely … Continue reading FALLS CHURCH, Va | Muslim group seeks congressional probe on terror watchlist

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