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WASHINGTON | The Latest: Former VP Joe Biden: ‘Turn off hate machine’

WASHINGTON — The Latest on pipe bombs sent to prominent critics of President Donald Trump (all times local): 5:25 p.m. A law enforcement official tells The Associated Press that investigators hunting for the source of package bombs sent to critics of President Donald Trump suspect that some of the parcels were mailed from Florida. The … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Former VP Joe Biden: ‘Turn off hate machine’

LAWRENCE, Mass | Overpressurized lines caused deadly gas explosions, feds say

LAWRENCE, Mass. — Federal investigators are confirming overpressurized natural gas lines were the source of the deadly explosions and fires in communities north of Boston last month. Thursday’s preliminary report from the National Transportation Safety Board says Columbia Gas workers failed to account for the location of critical gas pressure sensors in Lawrence on Sept. … Continue reading LAWRENCE, Mass | Overpressurized lines caused deadly gas explosions, feds say

WASHINGTON | After flap, Trump says he has no plans to fire Rosenstein

WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump said Monday he has no plans to fire Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, delivering a reprieve for the Justice Department official whose future has been the source of intense speculation for two weeks. Trump told reporters at the White House that he had “a very good relationship” with Rosenstein and was … Continue reading WASHINGTON | After flap, Trump says he has no plans to fire Rosenstein

SAN FRANCISCO | Source: Uber facing probe into alleged gender discrimination

SAN FRANCISCO — U.S. employment regulators are investigating allegations that Uber set up a pay scale that discriminated against women working for the ride-hailing service. A person familiar with the probe says the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission opened the investigation in August 2017. That was shortly before Uber hired Dara Khosrowshahi as its CEO to … Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | Source: Uber facing probe into alleged gender discrimination

What the GOP memo says (and doesn’t say)

WASHINGTON (AP)(STL.News)— After more than a week of partisan bickering and social media-fueled buildup, the #releasethememo crowd got their wish. President Donald Trump declassified it. The GOP majority of the House intelligence committee released it. And the public dissection of the four-page, GOP-authored document began. Here are a few key takeaways: WHAT’S THE GIST? The … Continue reading What the GOP memo says (and doesn’t say)