Nation/World

Protesting Notre Dame students walk out of Pence's commencement speech

Pence

Some graduating seniors at the University of Notre Dame walked out of their own graduation ceremony...

World

UK bomber said to have pleaded 'Forgive me' before blast

Britain Concert Blast

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The alleged culprit in a deadly concert bombing was driven by what he saw as unjust treatment of Arabs in Britain, a relative said Thursday, confirming he made a final phone call in which he pleaded: “Forgive me.” Salman Abedi was particularly upset by the killing last...


State , National

Census: Texas has 4 of top 5 fastest growing large US cities

Ten of the 15 fastest-growing cities with populations of 50,000 or more were spread across the South in 2016, with four of the top five found in Texas


World

Trump scolds fellow NATO leaders: Spend more for military

Belgium NATO Summit-12

BRUSSELS (AP) — Surrounded by stone-faced allies, President Donald Trump rebuked fellow NATO members Thursday for failing to meet the military alliance’s financial benchmarks, asserting that leaves it weaker and shortchanges “the people and taxpayers of the United States.” Trump, who has often...


National

Leaks from bombing probe antagonize British officials

Belgium NATO Summit

NEW YORK (AP) — The ongoing leaks of sensitive information that have been a hallmark of the Trump administration are antagonizing one of America’s closest allies, with officials in Britain incensed over details of the Manchester bombing investigation finding their way into the news. The...


National

GOP candidate accused of body-slamming reporter has said retirement is 'not

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. Greg Gianforte, the Montana Republican candidate charged with assaulting a reporter, has not quite reached retirement age. But based on what he has said in the past, he may never stop working anyway. In a 2015 talk at the Montana Bible College, Gianforte said the idea...


World

The Latest: Trump arrives in Italy for G-7 summit

Belgium Trump

NAVAL AIR STATION SIGONELLA, Italy (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s first trip abroad (all times local): 11 p.m. President Donald Trump is opening the final leg of his maiden international trip, landing in Italy for meetings with the Group of 7 leaders. Trump and leaders from some of...


National

The Latest: Sheriff: Lack of serious injury led to charge

Montana Special Election

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — The Latest on the assault case against Greg Gianforte, a Republican candidate for a Montana congressional seat in a special election Thursday. (all times local): 2:55 p.m. The sheriff who cited a Montana congressional candidate for shoving a reporter to the ground says the...


National

Senate Intelligence Committee votes to give leaders solo subpoena power

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON -- The Senate Intelligence Committee voted Thursday to give its top Republican and Democrat “blanket authority” to issue subpoenas for the duration of its probe into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 elections, according to the committee chairman....


World

Pentagon confirms airstrike killed more than 100 civilians in Mosul, blames

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. IRBIL, Iraq -- A U.S.-led airstrike carried out on a building in Mosul in March detonated a cache of Islamic State explosives, killing more than 100 Iraqi civilians, the Pentagon said Thursday. An unclassified summary of the U.S. military investigation into the March...


World

Greek ex-prime minister hurt as letter bomb explodes in car

Greece Bombing

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Former Greek Prime Minister Lucas Papademos was injured after a letter bomb exploded inside his car in a central Athens on Thursday in an attack that also left two Bank of Greece employees wounded. Authorities said all three were conscious and hospitalized in stable condition....


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