The former owner of a company that left thousands of tons of potentially explosive artillery propellant at a Louisiana National Guard facility has dropped an appeal of his sentence. A codefendant's sentencing appeal remains before the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
The White House is moving forward with plans for President Donald Trump to deliver his State of the Union speech next week in front of a joint session of Congress — despite a letter from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi requesting he delay it.
The Navy officer who supervised a SEAL accused of fatally stabbing an Islamic State prisoner in Iraq in 2017 is due in a military court to face various offenses Tuesday, including allegedly conducting the SEAL's re-enlistment ceremony next to the corpse and encouraging enlisted personnel to pose for photos with the body, prosecutors said.
Matthew Lee, Associated Press | PostedJan 22nd - 9:46am
The top U.S. diplomat for Europe is resigning after only 16 months on the job in a blow to efforts to maintain trans-Atlantic unity amid questions about the Trump administration's commitment to historic alliances.