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BEIRUT | Syrian Kurdish force: Turkey attack would impact war on IS

BEIRUT— The main Syrian Kurdish-led militia warned on Thursday that threats by Turkey’s president to launch a new military operation against U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters in Syria will negatively impact their fight against the Islamic State group. Nuri Mehmud, spokesman of the People’s Protection Units or the YPG, also said that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s … Continue reading BEIRUT | Syrian Kurdish force: Turkey attack would impact war on IS

Missouri News: Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. Issues Statement on Passing of William Alfred Newsom III

SACRAMENTO, CA – California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. issued the following statement yesterday on the passing of retired Justice William Alfred Newsom III: “Anne and I extend our deepest condolences to the entire Newsom family.  Bill was a longtime friend, a champion of the environment and someone whom I was proud to appoint to … Continue reading Missouri News: Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. Issues Statement on Passing of William Alfred Newsom III

AUSTIN, Texas | Apple announces plan to build $1 billion campus in Texas

AUSTIN, Texas — Apple says it plans to build a $1 billion campus in Austin, Texas. The company released a statement early Thursday saying its plans also include establishing locations in Seattle, San Diego and Culver City, California, with more than 1,000 employees at each. The tech giant, which is based in Cupertino, California, says … Continue reading AUSTIN, Texas | Apple announces plan to build $1 billion campus in Texas

LONDON | The Latest: Brexit: Pound rises further after May’s victory

LONDON — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 9:10 a.m. Germany’s main business lobby group says it’s up to the British government “not to waste any more time” and to secure an orderly exit from the European Union. The Federation of German Industries placed responsibility for avoiding a no-deal Brexit squarely on London. In … Continue reading LONDON | The Latest: Brexit: Pound rises further after May’s victory

LOS ANGELES | California judge orders porn star to pay Trump legal fees

LOS ANGELES — Porn star Stormy Daniels must pay President Donald Trump nearly $293,000 for his attorneys’ fees and another $1,000 in sanctions after her defamation suit against him was dismissed, a federal judge in Los Angeles ordered Tuesday. Trump’s attorney, Charles Harder, had requested nearly $390,000 in fees and equal amount in sanctions as … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | California judge orders porn star to pay Trump legal fees

NEW YORK | Up, down, back again: US stocks go on another dizzying ride

NEW YORK— U.S. stocks careened through another dizzying day Tuesday after indexes shot to big early-morning gains only to give them all up and then yo-yo between gains and losses. The S&P 500 was up modestly by late-afternoon trading. It’s the latest in a series of sharp turns in direction for the market, which has … Continue reading NEW YORK | Up, down, back again: US stocks go on another dizzying ride

DALLAS | Accuser lashes out over no jail time for ex-Baylor student

DALLAS — A woman who says she was raped by a former Baylor University classmate is upset over a plea bargain that will spare him from a jail sentence, saying the justice system is “severely broken.” Judge Ralph Strother’s decision on Monday to accept the plea deal for Jacob Walter Anderson marked at least the … Continue reading DALLAS | Accuser lashes out over no jail time for ex-Baylor student

NEW HAVEN, Conn. | ‘Truth isn’t truth’ tops list of notable quotes in 2018

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — The assertion that “truth isn’t truth,” made by a personal attorney for President Donald Trump, tops a Yale Law School librarian’s list of the most notable quotes of 2018. Rudy Giuliani’s statement came in an August interview on NBC’s “Meet the Press” when he told host Chuck Todd that Trump might … Continue reading NEW HAVEN, Conn. | ‘Truth isn’t truth’ tops list of notable quotes in 2018