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NASHVILLE, Tenn. | Loretta Lynn plans 87th birthday all-star tribute concert

NASHVILLE, Tenn. —Jan 14, 2019— Country music queen Loretta Lynn has big plans for her 87th birthday this April in the form of an all-star tribute concert featuring Jack White, Garth Brooks, George Strait and many more. The “Coal Miner’s Daughter” singer-songwriter on Monday announced details of the April 1 show in Nashville, Tennessee, at … Continue reading NASHVILLE, Tenn. | Loretta Lynn plans 87th birthday all-star tribute concert

RIMBO, Sweden | The Latest: Sweden’s FM lauds ‘positive’ Yemen peace talks

RIMBO, Sweden — The Latest on the U.N.-sponsored Yemen peace talks that are wrapping up in Sweden (all times local): 1:55 p.m. Sweden’s Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom has lauded the “positive spirit” of the peace talks aimed at setting out a framework for future dialogue in war-ravaged Yemen. “It takes concessions, it takes compromises and … Continue reading RIMBO, Sweden | The Latest: Sweden’s FM lauds ‘positive’ Yemen peace talks

HARARE, Zimbabwe | Zimbabwe’s Mugabe no longer able to walk, president says

HARARE, Zimbabwe  — Zimbabwe’s 94-year-old former president Robert Mugabe is no longer able to walk as his health declines, his successor said Saturday. President Emmerson Mnangagwa told ruling party supporters that Mugabe has been in a hospital in Singapore for the past two months. “He can no longer walk but we will continue to take … Continue reading HARARE, Zimbabwe | Zimbabwe’s Mugabe no longer able to walk, president says

WASHINGTON | The Latest: White House writing up rules for reporters

WASHINGTON — The Latest on the legal challenge to the White House’s decision to strip CNN reporter Jim Acosta of his White House press credentials (all times local): 1:20 p.m. President Donald Trump says the White House is “writing up rules and regulations” for reporters after a judge ordered the administration to restore credentials for … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: White House writing up rules for reporters

WASHINGTON | The Latest: CNN’s Acosta returns to work at the White House

WASHINGTON— The Latest on the legal challenge to the White House’s decision to strip CNN reporter Jim Acosta of his White House press credentials (all times local): 12:40 p.m. CNN White House correspondent Jim Acosta says all he wants to do is go back to work covering “the guy in there,” referring to President Donald … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: CNN’s Acosta returns to work at the White House

WASHINGTON | Ruling expected in CNN White House credentials case

WASHINGTON— A judge is expected to announce Friday whether he will order the Trump administration to return the White House press credentials of CNN reporter Jim Acosta. U.S. District Court Judge Timothy Kelly, an appointee of President Donald Trump, has set a hearing for Friday morning to announce his decision. CNN has asked the judge … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Ruling expected in CNN White House credentials case

WASHINGTON | Judge to announce ruling in CNN reporter’s credential case

WASHINGTON — A judge is expected to announce Friday whether he will order the Trump administration to return the White House press credentials of CNN reporter Jim Acosta. U.S. District Court Judge Timothy Kelly, an appointee of President Donald Trump, has set a hearing for Friday morning to announce his decision. CNN has asked the … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Judge to announce ruling in CNN reporter’s credential case

WASHINGTON | Democrats eye Trump’s tax returns but expect a long fight

WASHINGTON— Getting President Donald Trump’s tax returns is high on the list of Democratic priorities now that they have won the House. By law, the leaders of tax-writing committees in the House and Senate can obtain tax returns and related information from the Internal Revenue Service. Democrats will control the House panel next year. Yet … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Democrats eye Trump’s tax returns but expect a long fight