Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Cosby arrives for start of sentencing in sex assault case

By MARYCLAIRE DALE Associated Press NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Bill Cosby arrived at a suburban Philadelphia courthouse Monday for the start of a sentencing hearing that...

Chicago hospital faces $18.5M verdict for boy’s disabilities

CHICAGO (AP) — A jury has awarded $18.5 million to the family of a northwestern Indiana boy who a lawsuit claims was born with...

Senate gets confidential FBI files on Kavanaugh allegations

By ALAN FRAM and LISA MASCARO Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House has sent the Senate a new FBI background file on Supreme Court nominee...

Michael grows to Category 4 storm

By JAY REEVES Associated Press PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — Gaining frightening fury overnight, Hurricane Michael closed in Wednesday on the Florida Panhandle with potentially catastrophic...

Trump: ’Severe’ consequences if Saudis murdered Khashoggi

By MATTHEW LEE and DARLENE SUPERVILLE Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has acknowledged it “certainly looks” as though missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi...

Brazil elects far-right president, worrying human rights groups

SAO PAULO (AP) — In some of his first words to the nation as president-elect, far-right politician Jair Bolsonaro promised to defend the constitution...

Trump pledges asylum crackdown, tent cities; is it legal?

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Thursday he plans to sign an order next week that could lead to the large-scale detention of...

In Georgia, the waiting continues

By BILL BARROW and BEN NADLER Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia’s hotly contested and potentially historic governor’s race may not be over yet, with Democrat Stacey...

Authorities: custody dispute played role in family’s slaying

By ANGIE WANG  and ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS Associated Press WAVERLY, Ohio (AP) — Authorities arrested a family of four Tuesday in the gruesome 2016 slayings of eight people...

Trump team provides written answers to Mueller’s questions

By ERIC TUCKER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has provided the special counsel with written answers to questions about his knowledge of Russian...