May wins Cabinet backing for Brexit deal but pitfalls remain
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 16:25:46 -0500

LONDON (AP) — In a hard-won victory, British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday persuaded her Cabinet to back a draft divorce agreement with the European Union, a decision that triggers ...  Full Story

PG&E says it contacted resident about shut-off power line
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 16:54:30 -0500

CHICO, California (AP) — A utility accused in a lawsuit of igniting California's deadliest and most destructive wildfire said it contacted a customer about a power line on her property but th...  Full Story

Watson reinstated to Predators' roster after suspension
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 16:57:20 -0500

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Forward Austin Watson has been reinstated to the Predators' roster after serving an 18-game suspension for domestic abuse, and he issued a statement apologizing to eve...  Full Story

Mana to be honored as Latin Grammys' Person of the Year
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 17:16:07 -0500

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Mexican rock band Mana will be honored as the Latin Recording Academy's 2018 Person of the Year in a star-studded concert Wednesday, the eve of the Latin Grammy Awards ceremo...  Full Story

Football fan charged with DWI blames team's performance
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 07:55:21 -0500

WAYNE, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a pro football fan charged with drunken driving after a crash told police he drank too much because his favorite team isn't any good.

Wayne police sa...  Full Story

US believes missing American journalist is alive in Syria
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 17:12:15 -0500

WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior State Department official says American journalist Austin Tice is believed to be still alive more than six years after he was abducted while covering the war in Syr...  Full Story

US panel warns against government purchase of Chinese tech
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 09:22:56 -0500

WASHINGTON (AP) — A congressional advisory panel says the purchase of internet-linked devices manufactured in China leaves the United States vulnerable to security breaches that could put cri...  Full Story

Mexican man who killed wife, 2 children set to die in Texas
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 17:12:28 -0500

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Attorneys for a Mexican citizen scheduled to be executed in Texas for the sledgehammer killings of his wife and two children say his life should be spared because he ...  Full Story

Key points in the draft EU-UK Brexit deal
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 16:50:57 -0500

LONDON (AP) — The draft divorce agreement between Britain and the European Union has two parts: a legally binding withdrawal agreement, which runs more than 580 pages, and a looser political ...  Full Story

Next generation of biotech food heading for grocery stores
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 16:39:41 -0500

WASHINGTON (AP) — The next generation of biotech food is headed for the grocery aisles, and first up may be salad dressings or granola bars made with soybean oil genetically tweaked to be goo...  Full Story