transportation

ATLANTA | The Latest: In Georgia, Kemp has trouble with voter card

ATLANTA — The Latest on voting problems in the midterm election (all times local): 7:13 p.m. Georgia Republican gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp — who is also in charge of the state’s election — had problems voting. The Georgia governor’s race is one of the most closely-watched in the country, due in part to an ongoing … Continue reading ATLANTA | The Latest: In Georgia, Kemp has trouble with voter card

US Pacific territory will need help to recover from typhoon

Residents of a U.S. territory in the Pacific ravaged by Super Typhoon Yutu are hopeful for help from the federal government as they dig out from damage including crumbled concrete houses, smashed cars and fallen utility poles. Used to riding out monster homes, about 50,000 people living in the U.S. Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana … Continue reading US Pacific territory will need help to recover from typhoon

ANKARA, Turkey | The Latest: CIA director in Turkey to review Khashoggi case

ANKARA, Turkey  — The Latest on the killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi (all times local): 3:15 p.m. A U.S. official says CIA Director Gina Haspel is in Turkey to review the case of slain Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi. The official was not authorized to discuss the trip and spoke only on condition of anonymity. … Continue reading ANKARA, Turkey | The Latest: CIA director in Turkey to review Khashoggi case

WASHINGTON | Trump may not know what’s behind warming, but scientists do

WASHINGTON— Despite what President Donald Trump says, scientists have long known that what’s warming the planet isn’t natural. It’s us. They even have the energy balance sheets accounting for changes in the climate to prove it. President Trump’s own White House put out a science report last year concluding that “the likely range of the … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump may not know what’s behind warming, but scientists do

WASHINGTON | US wholesale prices rose just 0.2 percent in September

WASHINGTON— U.S. wholesale prices rose a mild 0.2 percent last month, held down by lower food and energy costs, suggesting that inflation remains in check despite the economy’s robust growth. The Labor Department said Wednesday that its producer price index — which measures inflation before it reaches consumers — rose 2.6 percent compared with a … Continue reading WASHINGTON | US wholesale prices rose just 0.2 percent in September

Kentucky News: Fort Knox Soldier, Andrew Paul Schmidt Pleads Guilty to Production of Child Porn by Parent, Transportation and Possession of Child Porn

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – A Fort Knox, Kentucky soldier pleaded guilty today before United States District Judge Rebecca Grady Jennings, to five counts of production of child pornography by a parent, 10 counts of transportation of child pornography, and one count of possession of child pornography, announced United States Attorney Russell M. Coleman. Andrew Paul Schmidt, … Continue reading Kentucky News: Fort Knox Soldier, Andrew Paul Schmidt Pleads Guilty to Production of Child Porn by Parent, Transportation and Possession of Child Porn

SACRAMENTO, Calif. | Push to end bullet train in 2020 could signal GOP strategy

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Worried they would lack big-name candidates at the top of the ticket this November, California Republicans turned to a ballot measure that would eliminate a recent gas tax increase in hopes of exciting conservatives and ensuring they show up to support lower-profile legislative and congressional candidates. A potential similar strategy for 2020 … Continue reading SACRAMENTO, Calif. | Push to end bullet train in 2020 could signal GOP strategy

LAWRENCE, Mass | The Latest: NTSB responds to area of gas explosions

LAWRENCE, Mass  — The Latest on gas explosions in Massachusetts (all times local): 8:30 a.m. The National Transportation Safety Board is sending a team to Massachusetts to investigate a series of gas explosions blamed for one death and dozens of fires. An agency spokesman said during a news conference in Washington on Friday that pipelines … Continue reading LAWRENCE, Mass | The Latest: NTSB responds to area of gas explosions