NEWS

No time for golf as Merkel braces for tough talks with Trump

Reuters - 52 min 51 sec ago
BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel faces difficult talks next Friday with U.S. President Donald Trump at a time when Washington and Berlin are at odds over a range of issues from trade to Iran, her transatlantic coordinator said on Friday.
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Analysis: 11 must-read moments from Comey's private memos

Associated Press - 53 min 43 sec ago
Minutes after they were sent to Congress, former FBI Director James Comey's private memos on his interactions with President Donald Trump leaked.
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NASA releases virtual tour of the Lagoon Nebula

Associated Press - 1 hour 5 sec ago
NASA released a new image and a virtual tour of the Lagoon Nebula, a celestial body 4,000 light-years away.
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Myanmar police 'set up' Reuters reporters in sting: police witness

Reuters - 1 hour 7 min ago
YANGON (Reuters) - A Myanmar police chief ordered officers to "trap" a Reuters reporter arrested in December, telling them to meet the journalist at a restaurant and give him "secret documents", prosecution witness Police Captain Moe Yan Naing told a court on Friday.
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Analysis: A new allegation says Trump lied about his wealth. Here's what we know

Associated Press - 1 hour 15 min ago
Before he was President, Donald Trump deceived a Forbes reporter about his personal wealth in the 1980s in order to make it onto the magazine's Forbes 400 list, according to a new allegation by the reporter.
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Erdogan's shock election call brings cherished powers within reach

Reuters - 1 hour 15 min ago
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Tayyip Erdogan's shock announcement of snap elections in June has caught Turkey's troubled opposition off guard and brought him within reach of his cherished goal, a powerful presidency with sweeping executive powers.
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Opinion: Too soon to congratulate ourselves on pot

Associated Press - 1 hour 17 min ago
April 20 is a day of celebration for marijuana enthusiasts. The origin of 420 dates back to the early 1970s, when 4:20 p.m. marked the time that high school students in Marin County, just north of San Francisco, would regularly meet to consume marijuana. As people across the United States light up to mark the occasion, it is important to reflect on the ongoing legacy of marijuana criminalization and its widespread impact on black and brown communities.
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Carrie Underwood details her fall

Associated Press - 1 hour 31 min ago
In an radio interview, singer Carrie Underwood describes the trip to take her dogs out that led to her injuries.
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Will Colorado governor ban marijuna again?

Associated Press - 1 hour 32 min ago
CNN's Scott McLean speaks with a Colorado sheriff who says the state's legalization of marijuana is fueling a rise in crime. But some law enforcement leaders say there is not enough data to support the claim.
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Soros foundation attacks 'stifling' Orban law as Hungary exit looms

Reuters - 2 hours 13 min ago
BUDAPEST (Reuters) - The foundation of Budapest-born financier George Soros accused Hungary's right-wing leadership on Friday of trying to stifle non-government groups, but said it would decide whether to leave the country only after parliament passes a "Stop Soros" law.
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Comey memos, Rudy and Russia: The latest jam-packed news day in Trump's presidency

Associated Press - 2 hours 38 min ago
A flood of developments related to the Russia investigation on Thursday marked the latest news-packed day in Donald Trump's presidency.
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Why Colorado's governor won't rule out banning pot again

Associated Press - 2 hours 40 min ago
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper has two facts in front of him: Since 2014 crime has been rising in his state, outstripping the national trend, and since 2014 recreational use of marijuana has been legal.
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1 injured in shooting at Florida high school, authorities say

Associated Press - 2 hours 47 min ago
At least one person was injured and a suspect is in custody Friday after a shooting at a high school in Ocala, Florida, according to the Marion County Sheriff's Office.
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Italy's Berlusconi smears 5-Star, urges government deal with left

Reuters - 2 hours 48 min ago
ROME (Reuters) - Former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi branded the 5-Star Movement a danger for Italy on Friday, killing off any lingering chance of a coalition tie-up between his rightist bloc and the anti-establishment party.
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