WASHINGTON  | Report: Mueller gives list of questions to Trump’s lawyers

WASHINGTON — Special counsel Robert Mueller has given a list of almost four dozen questions to lawyers for President Donald Trump as part of his investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election and whether Trump obstructed justice, according to a report published in The New York Times. The Times obtained a list of the … Continue reading WASHINGTON  | Report: Mueller gives list of questions to Trump’s lawyers

PARAMUS, N.J. | Sleeping black bear comes down from tree near home

PARAMUS, N.J. — A black bear that was spotted sleeping in a tree near a New Jersey home has come down. The Paramus (puh-RAM’-uhs) Police Department wrote on its Facebook page Monday night that officers were unable to capture the bear. They say it was last seen wandering through the neighborhood. Earlier in the day, … Continue reading PARAMUS, N.J. | Sleeping black bear comes down from tree near home

TAMPA, Fla. | Resilient Lightning rebound to beat Bruins 4-2 in Game 2

TAMPA, Fla. — Brayden Point had an empty-net goal and three assists and Tampa Bay Lightning found a way to slow Boston’s high-scoring line of Patrice Bergeron, David Pastrnak and Brad Marchand to beat the Bruins 4-2 in Game 2 of their second-round playoff series Monday night. The victory evened the best-of-seven matchup between the … Continue reading TAMPA, Fla. | Resilient Lightning rebound to beat Bruins 4-2 in Game 2

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic | Dominican Republic forges tie with China, breaks with Taiwan

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic — The Dominican Republic’s government announced Monday that it is establishing diplomatic relations with China and breaking diplomatic ties with Taiwan and will later recognize Taiwan as an “inalienable part of Chinese territory.” The decision was the latest setback for Taiwan in the Caribbean and Latin America. Panama dropped its longtime … Continue reading SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic | Dominican Republic forges tie with China, breaks with Taiwan

JERUSALEM  | The Latest: US walks back claim Iran ‘has’ arms program

JERUSALEM — The latest on Israel’s claim that it has documents proving Iran had a nuclear weapons program in the past (all times local): 5:25 a.m. Has or had? The White House is quietly walking back a charge that Iran maintains an active nuclear weapons program, saying it really meant that Iran had one before … Continue reading JERUSALEM  | The Latest: US walks back claim Iran ‘has’ arms program

BOSTON  | What a month: Red Sox complete best April with win over KC

BOSTON  — Xander Bogaerts hit a grand slam over the Green Monster and the Boston Red Sox finished April with their most wins ever by beating the Kansas City Royals 10-6 on Monday night. Mitch Moreland hit a solo homer and had three hits along with Bogaerts for the Red Sox, who posted their 19th … Continue reading BOSTON  | What a month: Red Sox complete best April with win over KC

TIJUANA, Mexico  | Trump takes aim at asylum seekers still stuck at US border

TIJUANA, Mexico  — About 200 people in a caravan of Central American asylum seekers waited on the Mexican border with San Diego for a second straight day on Monday to turn themselves in to U.S. border inspectors, who said the nation’s busiest crossing facility did not have enough space to accommodate them. After a monthlong … Continue reading TIJUANA, Mexico  | Trump takes aim at asylum seekers still stuck at US border

MALIBU, Calif. | Pelicans crash California graduation, 1 lands on red carpet

MALIBU, Calif.  — A pair of pelicans majoring in curiosity crashed a graduation ceremony at Pepperdine University in Malibu. The brown, dive-bombing birds joined the class of 2018 on Saturday as graduates were receiving diplomas on a lawn overlooking the Pacific Ocean. A video shows one of the big birds landing among seated observers who … Continue reading MALIBU, Calif. | Pelicans crash California graduation, 1 lands on red carpet