DA not filing charges over alleged assault at KU men's dorm
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 20:12:13 -0500

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Sexual assault charges won't be filed over a report that a 16-year-old girl was raped in December 2016 in the dorm that houses the Kansas men's basketball team, the loca...  Full Story

Highlights of GOP compromise bill to overhaul tax code
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 19:44:17 -0500

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans in Congress have blended separate tax bills passed by the House and Senate into compromise legislation that seeks to achieve a sweeping overhaul of the nation's ...  Full Story

Panthers owner under investigation for workplace misconduct
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 19:58:48 -0500

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Panthers founder and owner Jerry Richardson is under investigation for allegations of workplace misconduct.

The team said Friday former White House ...  Full Story

Spurlock's 'Super Size Me' sequel pulled from Sundance fest
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 20:23:09 -0500

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Morgan Spurlock's latest documentary will not premiere at the Sundance Film Festival as planned.

The remaining partners in his production company said Friday that th...  Full Story

Farmhouse for free, but buyer must move it off owners' land
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 19:21:54 -0500

ELLSTON, Iowa (AP) — Bargain hunters beware! A four-bedroom farmhouse in southern Iowa listed online for free comes with a catch: The new owner must move the building from the current owners'...  Full Story

Huge tax bill heads for passage as GOP senators fall in line
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 19:56:13 -0500

WASHINGTON (AP) — After weeks of quarrels, qualms and then eleventh-hour horse-trading, Republicans revealed the details of their huge national tax rewrite late Friday — along with announceme...  Full Story

Disney-Fox deal may create a new nerdy nirvana
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 19:35:49 -0500

MENLO PARK, California (AP) — The coming union of the Disney and Fox media empires is set to create a new nirvana for fanboys and -girls, one that reunites superheroes and sci-fi characters l...  Full Story

Border arrests surge, erasing much of Trump's early gains
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 19:51:47 -0500

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The U.S. government on Friday announced a seventh straight monthly increase in people being arrested or denied entry along the Mexican border, erasing much of the early gains...  Full Story

World unites against NKorea nuke ambitions _ North ignores
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 18:03:56 -0500

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — North Korea's friends and enemies joined forces Friday in opposing its determination to be recognized as a nuclear weapons state and calling on leader Kim Jong Un to neg...  Full Story

Tax bill guts unpopular 'Obamacare' insurance mandate
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 18:10:14 -0500

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans didn't get their wish to repeal former President Barack Obama's health care law, but the tax bill barreling toward a final vote in Congress guts its most unpopul...  Full Story