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Judge delays Flynn sentencing, 'not hiding disgust' at crime
Tue, 18 Dec 2018 18:55:18 -0500

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge Tuesday abruptly postponed the sentencing of President Donald Trump's first national security adviser, Michael Flynn, declaring himself disgusted and disdain...  Full Story

Stock market woes raise a nagging fear: Is a recession near?
Tue, 18 Dec 2018 18:42:00 -0500

BALTIMORE (AP) — Fears of a recession have been mounting with the U.S. stock market appearing to be headed for its worst December since 1931 — during the Great Depression.

Wall Street'...  Full Story

Rangers introduce Lynn, finalize $30M, 3-year deal
Tue, 18 Dec 2018 18:28:55 -0500

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The only time Lance Lynn has pitched in the home ballpark of the Texas Rangers was as a rookie in 2011, during the World Series for the St. Louis Cardinals.

Lyn...  Full Story

Some advertisers leave Carlson show after immigrant comments
Tue, 18 Dec 2018 17:41:20 -0500

ATLANTA (AP) — Some advertisers say they are leaving conservative host Tucker Carlson's show following his remarks that immigrants could make the U.S. "poorer and dirtier."

It's the la...  Full Story

Russian guards not in a Christmas mood on Estonian border
Tue, 18 Dec 2018 13:06:42 -0500

HELSINKI (AP) — Travelers beware: Russian border guards are not in a Christmas mood.

They demanded that a cameraman from a pro-Kremlin broadcaster explain in writing why he was filming...  Full Story

Judge delays Flynn sentencing, 'not hiding disgust' at crime
Tue, 18 Dec 2018 18:55:18 -0500

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge Tuesday abruptly postponed the sentencing of President Donald Trump's first national security adviser, Michael Flynn, declaring himself disgusted and disdain...  Full Story

Social media and misinformation: It's a game of whack-a-mole
Tue, 18 Dec 2018 18:36:28 -0500

NEW YORK (AP) — It's a high-stakes game of whack-a-mole with no end in sight.

Social media companies are fighting an expensive and increasingly complex battle against Russian trolls wh...  Full Story

Martha McSally to fill McCain Senate seat after losing race
Tue, 18 Dec 2018 18:49:09 -0500

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona's governor on Tuesday appointed U.S. Rep. Martha McSally to replace Sen. Jon Kyl in the seat that belonged to the late John McCain, sending the GOP congresswoman back t...  Full Story

Victims, accountability on agenda at pope's sex abuse summit
Tue, 18 Dec 2018 16:40:21 -0500

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican on Tuesday released the first details of Pope Francis' upcoming high-stakes sex abuse prevention summit, making clear that bishops attending the gathering must...  Full Story

Yemeni mom wins travel ban waiver to see dying son in US
Tue, 18 Dec 2018 17:52:59 -0500

A Yemeni mother on Tuesday won her fight for a waiver from the Trump administration's travel ban that would allow her to go to California to see her dying 2-year-old son.

Shaima Swileh...  Full Story