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Russian woman charged in first 2018 election meddling case

Deb Riechmann and Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 11:14pm

The U.S. accused a Russian woman on Friday of helping oversee the finances of a sweeping, secretive effort to sway American public opinion through social media in the first federal case alleging foreign interference in the 2018 midterm elections.

In full campaign mode, Trump calls Dems 'too extreme'

Zeke Miller, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 11:03pm

President Donald Trump, seeking to frame the choices for voters in the midterm elections, said Friday that Democrats are "too extreme and too dangerous" to take control of Congress.

Trump's campaign mode revives fiery immigration talk

Zeke Miller and Catherine Lucey, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 10:55pm

Donald Trump fueled his 2016 campaign with fiery immigration rhetoric, visions of hordes flowing across the border to assault Americans and steal their jobs. Now, in the final weeks before midterm elections, he's back at it as he looks to stave off Democratic gains in Congress.

Trump: Saudi arrests in Khashoggi death 'a good first step'

Zeke Miller and Ashley Thomas, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 10:49pm

President Donald Trump on Friday called Saudi Arabia's announcement that suspects are in custody in the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi a "good first step" and said he would work with Congress on a U.S. response.

No Mega Millions winner, jackpot climbs to $1.6 billion

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 9:19pm

No one won the latest Mega Millions drawing, meaning the jackpot climbs to a staggering $1.6 billion.

The winning numbers for the $1 billion Mega Millions drawing Friday are 15 23 53 65 70 and Mega Ball 7

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 9:13pm

The winning numbers for the $1 billion Mega Millions drawing Friday are 15 23 53 65 70 and Mega Ball 7.

GOP panel's foreign agent inquiry triggers harsh response

Richard Lardner, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 9:10pm

An environmental group has denounced a House oversight committee for suggesting the organization's efforts to block construction of a U.S. military base on the southern Japanese island of Okinawa may require it to register as a foreign agent.

Trump's national security adviser heads to Moscow

Deb Riechmann, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 7:43pm

President Donald Trump's national security adviser will raise thorny subjects with his counterparts when he visits Moscow to help craft a script for another high-level meeting between Trump and Russia President Vladimir Putin.

Unburied fetuses, other bodies found in second funeral home

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 7:19pm

About 36 fetuses and infants have been removed from a Detroit funeral home, the second facility where remains have been improperly disposed.

Trump says he'd prefer 'some form of sanction' on Saudi Arabia after journalist's death, wants to protect arms sale

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 6:52pm

Trump says he'd prefer 'some form of sanction' on Saudi Arabia after journalist's death, wants to protect arms sale.

Trump says he wants to talk to Saudi crown prince before next steps, calls it 'very important' that they made arrests

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 6:50pm

Trump says he wants to talk to Saudi crown prince before next steps, calls it 'very important' that they made arrests.

Police hire raises criticism in New Mexico's largest city

Mary Hudetz, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 6:27pm

The Albuquerque mayor's hiring of a New Jersey law enforcement veteran accused of excessive force in a more than decade-old lawsuit was met Friday with strong criticism among New Mexico police reform advocates.

Plane makes emergency landing on Southern California freeway

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 6:24pm

A small plane with a student pilot on board made an emergency landing in the middle of traffic on a Southern California freeway.

Gillibrand cancels debate over Charter Communications strike

Karen Matthews, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 6:13pm

New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand said Friday she was withdrawing from a debate against Republican challenger Chele Farley because of a long-running labor dispute involving the cable TV stations that were set to air it.

The Latest: Trump blaming Democrats for immigration problem

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 5:59pm

The Latest on President Donald Trump's three-day campaign trip out West (all times local):

7 linked to prostitution case involving Georgia university

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 5:35pm

Georgia prosecutors have issued seven arrest warrants in a prostitution case linked to Fort Valley State University.

Police: No statement from Texas officer who killed motorist

Ryan Tarinelli, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 5:29pm

An officer who shot and killed a black motorist in Texas last month during a traffic stop has not given a statement to detectives in the criminal investigation, police said in a statement Friday.

California couple arrested in Utah for creating, using counterfeit $100 bills

Mori Kessler, St. George News  |  Posted Oct 19th - 5:14pm

Police arrested a California couple earlier this week for allegedly producing and using counterfeit $100 bills.

Bering Sea village will be first counted in 2020 US Census

Dan Joling, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 5:13pm

A southwest Alaska Yupik village on the Bering Sea will be the first counted for the 2020 U.S. Census.