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Trump resists Mueller interview, leaving decision on subpoena before fall elections 

Sun, 15 Jul 2018 21:17:59 +0000
After months of negotiations could not secure an interview with President Donald Trump, special counsel Robert Mueller warned the president’s lawyers in March that he could use a grand jury subpoena if necessary to compel his testimony.

No doubt: Djokovic wins 4th Wimbledon, 1st Slam in 2 years 

Sun, 15 Jul 2018 21:08:56 +0000
Novak Djokovic became Wimbledon’s champion for the fourth time, grabbing a lead right away against a weary Kevin Anderson in the final and holding off a late challenge to win 6-2, 6-2, 7-6 (3).

France wins 2nd World Cup title, beats Croatia 4-2 

Sun, 15 Jul 2018 20:59:30 +0000
France's Kylian Mbappe, 19, became only the second teen after Pele to score in a World Cup final.

Aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford enters next phase at Virginia shipyard 

Sun, 15 Jul 2018 19:42:00 +0000
USS Gerald R. Ford arrived Sunday at Newport News Shipbuilding to address any kinks involving the gear that’s used to catch fighter jets as they land and to remedy a propulsion problem.

Trump arrives in Finland for closely watched Putin summit 

Sun, 15 Jul 2018 19:33:18 +0000
On the way to meet with a leader who has cracked down on the press in his country, President Donald Trump tweeted that the U.S. news media is the “enemy of the people.”

Russian bots, trolls test waters ahead of US midterms 

Sun, 15 Jul 2018 19:19:51 +0000
As President Donald Trump prepares to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki on Monday, many Americans are wondering: Is the Kremlin trying yet again to derail a U.S. election?

A 71-year-old man tied a gun to a weather balloon to fake his own murder, police say 

Sun, 15 Jul 2018 19:17:15 +0000
The Palm Beach Gardens Police Department's first homicide investigation of 2018 opened in late January - rather early in the year, considering that Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., is basically a live-in golf course of 50,000 people, where the annual murder count rarely cracks one.

Thai boys pulled from cave mourn navy SEAL who died during rescue operation 

Sun, 15 Jul 2018 19:07:00 +0000
The 12 young soccer players rescued from a cave in northern Thailand paid homage Sunday to the former navy SEAL who lost his life in the operation to save them.

US trade, immigration and biofuel policies hit farmers hard 

Sun, 15 Jul 2018 18:06:29 +0000
The threat of countertariffs on U.S. farm goods and the impact of President Donald Trump’s other policies on immigration and biofuels, though, have some farmers more worried than ever about their ability to continue eking out an existence in agriculture.

Stolen papers reveal extent of Iran’s nuclear work 

Sun, 15 Jul 2018 17:47:47 +0000
New details from Iranian nuclear documents stolen by Israeli spies early this year show that Tehran obtained explicit weapons-design information and was on the cusp of mastering key bombmaking technologies when the research was ordered halted 15 years ago.

Fitzgerald, McCain collisions: Are the right people being held to account?  

Sun, 15 Jul 2018 17:12:00 +0000
An unlikely speaker took the podium last month at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory in Maryland to honor the life of one of the 17 sailors killed last year in two separate Navy destroyer collisions. Cmdr. Bryce Benson, the most senior officer to face criminal charges for the collision.

Ukrainian troops keep Russia on their minds as they train with US Marines 

Sun, 15 Jul 2018 16:33:00 +0000
Exercise Sea Breeze is a lot like many other annual drills at the operational level. But in this case, Ukrainians are going to use what they learn to fight separatists backed by Russia.

Sandra Oh on her historic Emmy nomination: ’Let’s move it forward’ 

Sun, 15 Jul 2018 16:00:00 +0000
Sandra Oh’s first headlining TV role in BBC America’s “Killing Eve” has yielded her first lead actress in a drama Emmy nomination - and a place in history.

3-D printing could solve Air Force’s $10,000 toilet cover problem 

Sun, 15 Jul 2018 15:59:00 +0000
Officials said last week that the Air Force paid about $10,000 each to replace toilet seat covers on the C-5 Galaxy, a Vietnam-era military cargo plane that is still in service, at least three times and as recently as last year.

Syrian government targets rebels near Israel-occupied Golan 

Sun, 15 Jul 2018 15:38:28 +0000
Syrian government forces unleashed hundreds of missiles on a rebel-held area near the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights on Sunday, activists said, the latest phase in an offensive to clear southern Syria of insurgents.

Judge criticizes plan to reunify families split at border 

Sun, 15 Jul 2018 15:27:43 +0000
The Justice Department on Friday filed a plan to reunify more than 2,500 children ages 5 and older by a court-imposed deadline of July 26 using “truncated” procedures that the Trump administration said puts children at significant safety risk but is needed to meet the deadline.

Afghan leader seeks to soothe concerns over video showing soldiers beating prisoners 

Sun, 15 Jul 2018 15:11:48 +0000
The video, which has gone viral since it was released Friday, shows the aftermath of a small battle that occurred between Afghan special forces and bodyguards for a police chief in Faryab who was arrested after he threatened to kill government officials.

Afghan civilian deaths up by 1 percent this year 

Sun, 15 Jul 2018 14:53:00 +0000
As Abdul-Basir visited the Ministry of Interior, an ambulance packed with explosives killed him and about 100 other people. The former refugee's death is among the toll of civilians killed in the first half of 2018, which is more than any other six-month period since recording began 10 years ago.

7 killed, 15 wounded in suicide attack in Afghanistan 

Sun, 15 Jul 2018 14:51:56 +0000
An Afghan official said Sunday a suicide bomber on foot struck outside the Rural Rehabilitation and Development Ministry, killing 7 and wounding 15.

Turkey marks 2nd anniversary of thwarting violent coup 

Sun, 15 Jul 2018 14:36:01 +0000
With prayers and other events, Turkey on Sunday commemorated the second anniversary of the thwarting of a coup against the Turkish president and the government that left nearly 290 people dead and hundreds wounded.


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