General News

British zoo fire prompts evacuation of visitors

Dec 15, 2018

A British zoo says a fire has broken out at one of its enclosures and that visitors are being evacuated

Anglican bishops appeal for change of tone in Brexit debate

Dec 15, 2018

The Church of England's bishops are appealing for national unity following a week of divisive discussions around Britain's efforts to leave the European Union, urging politicians and the public to adopt a more civilized tone in the debate

The Latest: Paris police, protesters in minor scuffle

Dec 15, 2018

A minor scuffle has broken out between protesters and police in Paris during demonstrations by the "yellow vest" movement, with police briefly using pepper spray to disperse a crowd

Wisconsin, Michigan Republicans enact lame-duck limits

Dec 15, 2018

Republicans in Wisconsin and Michigan enacted last-minute limits on Democratic power Friday, with GOP governors in both Upper Midwest states signing laws protecting their priorities before leaving office in less than a month

Strong police presence in Paris before planned protests

Dec 15, 2018

A strong police presence has deployed in Paris before planned demonstrations by the "yellow vest" protesters, with authorities repeating calls for calm after previous violent protests and rioting

Smuggler for Mexican drug cartel pleads guilty in Florida

Dec 15, 2018

An organizer for multiple Mexican drug cartels is pleading guilty to a conspiracy charge for his role in the smuggling of thousands of kilograms of cocaine from Mexico into the U.S.

Warren seeks to solidify backing of African Americans

Dec 15, 2018

Elizabeth Warren sought to solidify her connection with African-American voters Friday as she prepares to launch a potential presidential campaign

Michael Cohen claims Trump knew hush money payments wrong

Dec 15, 2018

President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer says he bought the silence of two women because Trump was "very concerned" about how their stories of alleged affairs with him "would affect the election."

As sentencing looms, Flynn is upbeat, has adoring fans

Dec 15, 2018

Former national security adviser Michael Flynn is days away from being sentenced on a felony charge that in different times might have brought an end to his career

Mueller says FBI not to blame for Flynn's false statements

Dec 15, 2018

The special counsel's office is pushing back at the suggestion that the FBI acted improperly in its interview of former national security adviser Michael Flynn

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