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01/19/2019   Tri-City Herald Local News
MEXICO CITY – At least 21 people were killed and 71 others were injured Friday in an explosion at a ruptured fuel pipeline in the central Mexican state of Hidalgo, … Click to Continue »
01/18/2019   Reuters World News
Unknown gunmen shot dead two Buddhist monks and injured two others in an attack at a temple in Thailand's mainly Muslim south, the first such killing of a Buddhist monk in the restive region in more than three years.
01/18/2019   Reuters Top News
Serena Williams powered into the fourth round of the Australian Open on Saturday with a 6-2 6-1 demolition of Dayana Yastremska then consoled the Ukrainian teenager after leaving her in tears.
01/18/2019   Tri-City Herald Local News
HOCKEY The deadline for retired players to opt in to the $18.9 million settlement of the concussion lawsuit against the NHL has been extended. Players' lawyers confirmed the extension to … Click to Continue »
01/18/2019   Tri-City Herald Local News
Gunmen presumed to be Muslim insurgents stormed a Buddhist temple in southern Thailand, killing two monks and wounding two others, police said Saturday. The Friday night attack in Narathiwat province … Click to Continue »
01/18/2019   Tri-City Herald Local News
Trade ministers of a Pacific Rim trade bloc geared up to roll out and expand the market-opening initiative as they met Saturday in Tokyo, reaffirming their commitment to open and … Click to Continue »
01/18/2019   Tri-City Herald Local News
The third annual Women's March is returning to Washington this week amid inclement weather, ideological schisms and the longest government shutdown in American history. The original Women's March in 2017 … Click to Continue »
01/18/2019   Reuters Top News
Special Counsel Robert Mueller's office on Friday disputed key elements of a media report that President Donald Trump directed his former lawyer to lie to Congress about a Moscow real estate deal, raising questions about a story that has dominated U.S. news coverage for the past 24 hours.
01/18/2019   Tri-City Herald Local News
A Los Angeles teachers' strike that sent thousands of shouting educators into downtown streets, paralyzing traffic during a rainstorm and leaving a half-million students in uncertainty, isn't the kind of … Click to Continue »
01/18/2019   Tri-City Herald Local News
A 20-year-old man appeared in an Australian court on Saturday charged with murder and rape in a savage attack on an Israeli student that had shocked Australia. Codey Herrmann, an … Click to Continue »
01/18/2019   Tri-City Herald Local News
Lawyers say the Islamic cleric who was the ideological leader of the Bali bombers and other Indonesian militants is being freed after the country's president relented on a requirement he … Click to Continue »
01/18/2019   Tri-City Herald Local News
Advocates for gender equality are reckoning with what one called a "wonderful challenge" — four or more women running for president in 2020. For many activists, that means a Democratic … Click to Continue »
01/18/2019   New York Times Top News
Codey Herrmann, 20, is accused of raping and murdering Aiia Maasarwe, who was attacked on a Melbourne street after a night out with friends.
01/18/2019   Tri-City Herald Local News
New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is meeting Iowa Democrats on her first foray into the early presidential testing ground, and defending her role in bringing down former Sen. Al Franken. … Click to Continue »
01/18/2019   Reuters Top News
White former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke was sentenced on Friday to nearly seven years in prison for shooting black teen Laquan McDonald to death in 2014 in a landmark case that highlighted racial tensions in America's third-biggest city.
01/18/2019   Reuters Top News
An American-born Iranian television anchor has been arrested as a material witness in an undisclosed U.S. federal investigation, according to a federal court order granted on Friday.
01/18/2019   Tri-City Herald Local News
The third annual Women's March is returning to Washington this week amid inclement weather, ideological schisms and the longest government shutdown in American history. The original Women's March in 2017 … Click to Continue »
01/18/2019   Reuters Top News
The Afghan Taliban rejected reports in the Pakistani media that they were prepared to resume meetings with U.S. special envoy Zalmay Khalilzad in Islamabad and repeated their refusal to deal directly with the Afghan government.
01/18/2019   Reuters World News
The Afghan Taliban rejected reports in the Pakistani media that they were prepared to resume meetings with U.S. special envoy Zalmay Khalilzad in Islamabad and repeated their refusal to deal directly with the Afghan government.
01/18/2019   Tri-City Herald Local News
What's up with the partial government shutdown on Day 29: WHAT'S NEW President Donald Trump said he'll be making a "major announcement" on the government shutdown and the southern border … Click to Continue »
01/18/2019   Tri-City Herald Local News
The Latest on U.S.-North Korea talks (all times local): 9:30 p.m. South Korea says it expects the second summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un … Click to Continue »
01/18/2019   Tri-City Herald Local News
President Donald Trump will hold a second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to try to broker a deal to coax the North to give up its nuclear … Click to Continue »
01/18/2019   Tri-City Herald Local News
The Latest on an Iranian TV anchor detained in the U.S. (all times local): 3:05 p.m. According to partially unsealed federal court documents, a prominent American-born anchorwoman on Iranian state … Click to Continue »
01/18/2019   Tri-City Herald Local News
Fuel is being shipped illegally from Iran to Houthi Shiite rebels in Yemen to finance their war against the government, and both sides are violating international law with their military … Click to Continue »
01/18/2019   Reuters Top News
At least 21 people were killed and 71 were injured on Friday when a pipeline ruptured by suspected fuel thieves exploded in central Mexico as dozens of people tried to fill up containers, state and federal authorities said.
01/18/2019   Reuters World News
At least 21 people were killed and 71 were injured on Friday when a pipeline ruptured by suspected fuel thieves exploded in central Mexico as dozens of people tried to fill up containers, state and federal authorities said.
01/18/2019   Tri-City Herald Local News
Federal officials confirmed Friday that a prominent American-born anchorwoman on Iranian state television was jailed in the U.S. as a material witness and has not been charged with any crime, … Click to Continue »
01/18/2019   Tri-City Herald Local News
Striking teachers and the nation's second-largest school district are set to continue renewed negotiations Saturday following a fifth day of passionate protests in Los Angeles. Mayor Eric Garcetti tweeted that … Click to Continue »
01/18/2019   Reuters World News
A 20-year-old man was charged on Saturday with the murder of Israeli student Aiia Maasarwe in Melbourne amidst an outrage over violence against women in Australia's second-largest city.
01/18/2019   New York Times Top News
The explosion came amid an epidemic of fuel thefts across the country. Initial reports said more than 70 were injured.
01/18/2019   Reuters World News
Australia's Minister for Women Kelly O'Dwyer said on Saturday she will quit politics for personal reasons at this year's election, adding to the list of female politicians to leave the ruling party, some citing disunity, bullying and intimidation.
01/18/2019   Reuters World News
Abu Bakar Bashir, the radical Muslim cleric and alleged mastermind of the 2002 Bali bombings, will be granted early release from jail on humanitarian grounds, Indonesia's president said on Friday.
01/18/2019   New York Times Top News
For Mr. Jones, the fight over the shutdown, in a state where President Trump is popular and many federal workers live, is a reminder that his party’s views are out of step back home.
01/18/2019   USA Today - Nation
Support for the 13-year-old has exploded since she fled a Douglas County home where she had been held for 88 days.
      
 
 
01/18/2019   New York Times Top News
The decision by Democrats, and the president’s suggestion that he would have an announcement on Saturday, were the first indications of possible movement over the shutdown.
01/18/2019   USA Today - Nation
King's Harvest Pet Rescue – a no-kill shelter in Davenport, Iowa – says Rudolph the puppy came to the rescue after a failed euthanasia attempt by another shelter.
      
 
 
01/18/2019   New York Times Top News
The president directed his lawyer to lie to Congress about his involvement in talks to build a skyscraper in Moscow, BuzzFeed reported. The article could not be independently confirmed.
01/18/2019   USA Today - Nation
Special counsel Robert Mueller's office disputed a bombshell report from BuzzFeed News on Friday that alleged President Donald Trump directed Michael Cohen to lie to Congress
      
 
 
01/18/2019   Tri-City Herald Local News
An accused car thief picked a stylish ride for a trip to Pasco with his girlfriend, but police say he was foiled by a finicky car alarm. Investigators say Jason … Click to Continue »
01/18/2019   New York Times Top News
One was a military linguist. One joined the Army and served six times in Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria. One was once a member of the Navy SEALs, and one was an Arabic interpreter.
01/18/2019   Reuters Top News
Tens of thousands of striking Los Angeles teachers were joined by parents and students in a rally near City Hall on Friday, as contract talks mediated by the mayor resumed behind closed doors after a marathon negotiating session the day before.
01/18/2019   Tri-City Herald Local News
Eleven months after an early morning attack on a Pasco street, a 35-year-old man faced Hector Orozco Jr. Shegow Gagow told jurors Friday that the man seated in front of … Click to Continue »
01/18/2019   USA Today - Nation
The white Chicago police officer who gunned down a black teenager in 2014 was sentenced Friday to nearly seven years in prison. The sentencing brought to an end to a historic centred on a shocking dashcam video . (Jan. 18)
      
 
 
01/18/2019   New York Times Top News
Trump's agenda in Europe is Putin's agenda in Europe. Is that really a coincidence?
01/18/2019   Reuters Top News
U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's office issued a statement late on Friday taking issue with a report in Buzzfeed that President Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen said Trump told him to lie to Congress.
01/18/2019   Reuters Top News
The United States is pushing for regular reviews of China's progress on pledged trade reforms as a condition for a trade deal - and could again resort to tariffs if it deems Beijing has violated the agreement, according to sources briefed on negotiations to end the trade war between the two nations.
01/18/2019   Reuters Top News
The trade deal that U.S. negotiators are seeking with China may have more in common with a sanctions-monitoring regime than a traditional trade pact.
01/18/2019   Reuters Top News
White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said on Friday that the United States and China were making progress on trade negotiations but reaching a deal would take time.
01/18/2019   USA Today - Nation
Firefighters were already out at the park responding to an alarm at the park's stables, so they immediately responded.
      
 
 
01/18/2019   New York Times Top News
The next in line is less than fine.
01/18/2019   USA Today - Nation
Police say Antonio Arce was burglarizing a truck, and was found to have an airsoft gun, when he was shot by the officer.
      
 
 
01/18/2019   New York Times Top News
Larry Hogan can offer a serious and meaningful alternative to the corroded conservatism we have in Washington today.
01/18/2019   Reuters World News
Brazilian financial authorities have identified dozens of cash transfers worth almost 100,000 reais ($26,665) that were deposited over the course of a month into the account of the president's son, according to a TV newscast on Friday.
01/18/2019   New York Times Top News
The president keeps finding ways to spoil a good thing.
01/18/2019   New York Times Top News
The agency’s investigation, which began in late March, is continuing, and the commissioners and staff have not reached a final conclusion.
01/18/2019   New York Times Top News
Is the newly released Soviet-era archive a real record of collaboration or a time bomb planted by agents as the Soviet Union collapsed in 1991?
01/18/2019   New York Times Top News
Negotiations over eliminating North Korea’s nuclear arsenal have made little progress since the two leaders’ June meeting in Singapore.
01/18/2019   USA Today - Nation
U.S. Sen. Mitt Romney of Utah says he supports President Donald Trump's push for a border wall that has led to a government shutdown and questioned why Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi won't agree to "another few miles" of barriers. (jAN. 18)
      
 
 
01/18/2019   Reuters Top News
U.S. officials spoke with officials from Ecuador's British embassy on Friday about an alleged meeting there between President Donald Trump's former campaign manager, Paul Manafort, and WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, an Ecuadorean government source said.
01/18/2019   Reuters World News
U.S. officials spoke with officials from Ecuador's British embassy on Friday about an alleged meeting there between President Donald Trump's former campaign manager, Paul Manafort, and WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, an Ecuadorean government source said.
01/18/2019   Reuters World News
Mexico's Senate on Friday voted an ally of President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador to serve for nine years as the powerful new independent top prosecutor of the country, sparking immediate criticism that the role would remain politicized.
01/18/2019   New York Times Top News
His campaign was a marketing venture. That’s why he didn’t want to put business on hold.
01/18/2019   Reuters Top News
U.S. President Donald Trump will hold a second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in late February but will maintain economic sanctions on Pyongyang, the White House said on Friday after Trump met Pyongyang's top nuclear negotiator.
01/18/2019   Reuters World News
U.S. President Donald Trump will hold a second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in late February but will maintain economic sanctions on Pyongyang, the White House said on Friday after Trump met Pyongyang's top nuclear negotiator.
01/18/2019   USA Today - Nation
A 22-year-old California officer killed weeks into the job was a dedicated daughter and sister who represented the best of the police community, family and fellow officers said Friday at a packed memorial service. (Jan. 18)
      
 
 
01/18/2019   New York Times Top News
The F.B.I. says the middle-aged robber has hit at least seven banks in six states in less than a month.
01/18/2019   New York Times Top News
Mr. Van Dyke was the first Chicago police officer in decades convicted of murder for an on-duty shooting. He shot Laquan 16 times in 2014.
01/18/2019   USA Today - Nation
Vietnam-era vet Peter Turnpu died alone in New Jersey, but he was not alone at funeral attended by about 1,000 caring strangers who showed appreciation for his service.
      
 
 
01/18/2019   New York Times Top News
You can talk to me for five minutes while I’m walking to my car.
01/18/2019   Reuters World News
Colombia's ELN rebel group was responsible for the car bomb attack against a police academy that killed at least 21 and injured dozens, President Ivan Duque said on Friday, making it almost impossible peace talks with the insurgent group can soon restart.
01/18/2019   New York Times Top News
Cities should treat rising rents like pollution and tax the companies that cause it.
01/18/2019   Reuters World News
Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have captured two Islamic State militants of American nationality, according to a statement dated earlier this month that was sent to media on Saturday.
01/18/2019   New York Times Top News
Senator Jeff Merkley asked the F.B.I. to open an inquiry, citing a document that he said conflicted with the homeland security secretary’s congressional testimony on family separations at the border.
01/18/2019   New York Times Top News
Severe winter weather was bad for the people and worse for the horses.
01/18/2019   USA Today - Nation
The U.S. Border Patrol says a group of 376 Central Americans, nearly all from Guatemala, were arrested Monday after they used seven short holes dug under a border barrier to cross into Arizona. (Jan. 18)
      
 
 
01/18/2019   Reuters Top News
Two years after filling the streets of U.S. cities to protest the start of Donald Trump's presidency, women will march again this weekend to try to build political pressure against him ahead of the 2020 elections.
01/18/2019   USA Today - Nation
Vice President Mike Pence made a surprise visit to the 46th Annual March of Life in Washington D.C.
      
 
 
01/18/2019   USA Today - Nation
Jerry and Sherri David found dead in South Reno home; police investigating as a homicide
      
 
 
01/18/2019   Reuters Top News
Hundreds of mostly Honduran migrants entered southern Mexico on Friday, joining around 1,000 other people from Central America who crossed a day earlier and putting to the test Mexico's vows to guarantee the safe and orderly flow of people.
01/18/2019   Reuters World News
Hundreds of mostly Honduran migrants entered southern Mexico on Friday, joining around 1,000 other people from Central America who crossed a day earlier and putting to the test Mexico's vows to guarantee the safe and orderly flow of people.
01/18/2019   USA Today - Nation
Border Patrol agents in Yuma apprehended the largest single group of migrants seeking asylum after they tunneled under the existing border fence.
      
 
 
01/18/2019   Reuters Top News
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Friday accused President Donald Trump of putting American troops and civilians working in Afghanistan in danger by publicizing a planned congressional trip to the war-torn country, as tensions between the leaders spiked on the 28th day of a partial government shutdown.
01/18/2019   USA Today - Nation
Here are the top stories for Friday, Jan. 18th: 2nd Trump-Kim summit announced; Pelosi hits Trump for 'leaking' details of war-zone trip; Sentencing hearing held in Laquan McDonald case; Rescued Russian baby recovers after building collapse.
      
 
 
01/18/2019   USA Today - Nation
Just in time to ring in 2019, Utah will start a stricter drunk driving law which lowers the legal blood alcohol content from 0.08 percent to 0.05 percent. Veuer's Justin Kircher has more.
      
 
 
01/18/2019   Reuters World News
Nicaragua's oldest and most-widely read newspaper published its Friday edition with a blank front page in protest against what it says is the government's withholding of ink, paper and other materials needed for its printing press since September.
01/18/2019   Reuters Top News
President Donald Trump said on Friday he will make a "major" announcement on Saturday at 3 p.m. EST (2000 GMT) on "the humanitarian crisis on our southern border" and the partial government shutdown, now in its 28th day.
01/18/2019   USA Today - Nation
Eight lots of the blood pressure-lowering drugs irbesartan and irbesartan HCTZ are recalled after testing reveals a carcinogen
      
 
 
01/18/2019   USA Today - Nation
Government workers rally outside a federal building in Detroit to condemn the shutdown (Jan. 18)
      
 
 
01/18/2019   USA Today - Nation
A girlfriend of notorious Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman described how the two escaped from Mexican marines by using a hydraulic lift bathtub that led to a sewer tunnel. Prosecutors showed video of the raid and tunnel in court. (Jan. 18)
      
 
 
01/18/2019   Reuters World News
British Prime Minister Theresa May made no change to her demands in talks with European Union leaders despite her Brexit plan being defeated by British lawmakers earlier this week, the Telegraph newspaper reported http://bit.ly/2RCdHch on Friday.
01/18/2019   Reuters Top News
U.S. stocks rallied on Friday, helping Wall Street's major indexes advance for the fourth consecutive week, as increased hopes the United States and China would resolve their trade dispute lifted shares across sectors.
01/18/2019   Reuters Top News
It is looking increasingly likely that the U.S. Supreme Court will not hear Trump administration appeals involving the "Dreamers" immigrants, transgender troops and gay rights during its current term, meaning rulings in these major cases may not come until next year.
01/18/2019   USA Today - Nation
Former President George W. Bush delivered pizza to his Secret Service detail, who are working without pay due to the partial government shutdown.
      
 
 
01/18/2019   USA Today - Nation
Preliminary data from the CDC show slight declines in overdose deaths in the first few months of 2018
      
 
 
01/18/2019   Reuters Top News
U.S. President Donald Trump spoke in a prerecorded video to thousands of anti-abortion activists in Washington on Friday for the 46th March for Life, vowing to veto any legislation that "weakens the protection of human life."
01/18/2019   Reuters World News
Investigators in Kenya are exploring the possibility that some of the militants who attacked a Nairobi hotel and office complex may not have been ethnic Somalis, stoking fears that militants are deepening their pools of recruitment in the region.
01/18/2019   Reuters World News
Sudanese police clashed with mourners at the funeral of a 60-year-old man who died on Friday from a gunshot wound as escalating protests against veteran President Omar al-Bashir entered a fifth week.
01/18/2019   Reuters World News
Singapore's defense minister said on Friday that Lockheed Martin Corp's F-35 fighter jets were the most suitable replacement for the country's F-16 fleet, and it planned to initially buy a few for evaluation.
01/18/2019   Reuters World News
Canada's government on Friday dismissed China's warning of repercussions if Ottawa banned Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL] from supplying equipment to 5G networks, saying it would not compromise on security.
01/18/2019   Reuters World News
New York Knicks player Enes Kanter urged U.S. President Donald Trump to be more vocal about human rights in Turkey, after prosecutors in Istanbul requested the basketball player's arrest and extradition over his ties to a U.S.-based cleric.