Trump’s comments likely to cause heartburn for US lawyers

President Donald Trump speaks during a joint news conference with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Friday, Feb. 10, 2017, in the East Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump lobs verbal bombshells on Twitter...

Nigeria seizes $10 million from ex-state oil manager

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria’s anti-corruption agency says agents seized nearly $10 million from a safe in a slum building belonging to a former manager of the state oil company. Spokesman Wilson Uwujaren of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission says...

17 killed in stampede at Angolan football stadium

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A crowd stampeded at a football stadium in Angola on Friday, leaving at least 17 people dead and dozens injured. The accident happened in the northwestern town of Uige when hundreds of people rushed at one of the stadium gates, causing some to fall and...

White House seeks to regroup after stinging legal defeat

Air Force One with President Donald Trump, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and their wives, first lady Melania Trump and Akie Abe aboard, flies over Japanese Prime Minister plane as they depart Andrews Air Force Base Md., Friday, Feb. 10, 2017. Trump is hosting Abe at his...

Dolan says MSG banning Oakley after arrest at Knicks game

Madison Square Garden Executive Chairman James Dolan reacts to an altercation between the Charles Oakley and security guards during the first half of an NBA basketball game between the New York Knicks and the LA Clippers, Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank...

Travel ban opponents try to score more victories in court

Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson speaks at a news conference about a federal appeals court’s refusal to reinstate President Donald Trump’s ban on travelers from seven predominantly Muslim nations, Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017, in Seattle. The ruling dealt another...

Opponents Want Ohio To Ban Commonly Used Abortion Procedure

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Abortion opponents want the Ohio Legislature to ban a commonly used abortion procedure. The ban is among several abortion restrictions proposed in the legislative agenda released Thursday by Ohio Right to Life. The anti-abortion group says Republican state...

Falcons’ coaching shakeup continues; Manuel to lead defense

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons have continued the dramatic remaking of their coaching staff following their Super Bowl loss by promoting Marquand Manuel to defensive coordinator. The Falcons also hired Bryant Young as defensive line coach on Friday and two...

Ohio Congressman Becomes Brigadier General In National Guard

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A congressman who serves as a colonel in the Ohio Army National Guard is being promoted to brigadier general. U.S. Rep. Steve Stivers’ Friday promotion comes after a more than 30-year career in the National Guard. Officials say Stivers is one of the...

Trump's health secretary pick confirmed narrowly for Cabinet

AP Photo/Andrew Harnik WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s new health secretary is set to take his post after becoming the latest Cabinet nominee to eke out a confirmation victory in the bitterly divided Senate. Rep. Tom Price, R-Ga., was scheduled to take his...