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BUENOS AIRES, Argentina | Trump scraps news conference ‘out of respect’ for Bushes

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina  — President Donald Trump is cancelling a planned news conference at the Group of 20 summit in Argentina Saturday, “out of respect for the Bush Family” after death of former President George H.W. Bush. In a tweet, Trump says he was “very much looking forward” to speaking with the news media before … Continue reading BUENOS AIRES, Argentina | Trump scraps news conference ‘out of respect’ for Bushes

WASHINGTON | Judge set to address Comey’s challenge of House subpoena

WASHINGTON  — A federal judge has scheduled a hearing for Friday to address former FBI Director James Comey’s challenge of a subpoena from the House of Representatives. Comey was subpoenaed to appear before the Republican led-House Judiciary Committee to discuss decisions made by the FBI in 2016, including a call not to recommend criminal charges … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Judge set to address Comey’s challenge of House subpoena

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina | Boca wants Copa Libertadores final suspension after attack

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina  — Boca Juniors requested the suspension of the Copa Libertadores final against River Plate, which is currently set to be played later Sunday, and also that South American’s soccer body CONMEMBOL sanctions their archrivals for the incident. The second leg of the final was postponed 24 hours to Sunday after Boca players … Continue reading BUENOS AIRES, Argentina | Boca wants Copa Libertadores final suspension after attack

MILAN | 5-Star leader Di Maio cancels campaign stop in Corleone

MILAN  — The leader of the 5-Star Movement has canceled a visit to the long-time Mafia stronghold of Corleone after his party’s mayoral candidate said he wanted to open a dialogue with the families of Mafiosi. Deputy Premier Luigi di Maio said Friday that “the state needs to be careful not to ever get close … Continue reading MILAN | 5-Star leader Di Maio cancels campaign stop in Corleone

PARIS | Trump visit to US cemetery in France canceled due to rain

PARIS — President Donald Trump canceled a planned visit Saturday to a cemetery for Americans killed in World War I, the White House citing bad weather that grounded his helicopter. Trump had been scheduled to lay a wreath and observe a moment of silence at the Aisne-Marne American Cemetery and Memorial, located adjacent to Belleau … Continue reading PARIS | Trump visit to US cemetery in France canceled due to rain

ATLANTA | The Latest: 12 Indiana polling places to stay open late

ATLANTA — The Latest on voting problems in the midterm election (all times local): 2:50 p.m. A judge has ordered 12 polling places in a northwestern Indiana county to stay open late after voting didn’t start as scheduled. The (Northwest Indiana) Times reports Tuesday that a Porter County judge ordered the polling sites stay open … Continue reading ATLANTA | The Latest: 12 Indiana polling places to stay open late

NORTH OGDEN, Utah | Trainee kills Utah mayor, guard member in Afghanistan

NORTH OGDEN, Utah  — A Utah mayor who was also a Utah Army National Guard major training commandos in Afghanistan was fatally shot by one of his Afghan trainees, officials said Sunday. Brent Taylor, 39, had taken a yearlong leave of absence as mayor of North Ogden north of Salt Lake City for his deployment … Continue reading NORTH OGDEN, Utah | Trainee kills Utah mayor, guard member in Afghanistan