Friday News Minute Nov. 17

The latest top story headlines for Friday November 17th: House passes GOP tax reform bill; Senator Franken accused of forcibly kissing woman; Massive fire in senior home; Tesla introduces electric truck.  
Tesla Electric Trucks concept

Video: Tesla making strides with Big Electric Trucks concept

  DEE-ANN DURBIN, AP Auto Writer DETROIT (AP) — After more than a decade of making cars and SUVs — and, more recently, solar panels — Tesla Inc. wants to electrify a new type of vehicle: big trucks. The company unveiled its new electric semitractor-trailer Thursday night...
Senator, Al Franken

Radio anchor says Franken groped, kissed her without consent

KYLE POTTER, Associated Press ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Sen. Al Franken apologized Thursday after a Los Angeles radio anchor accused him of forcibly kissing her during a 2006 USO tour and of posing for a photo with his hands on her breasts as she slept. Leeann Tweeden...
Trump on Capital Hill, Tax Cuts

Trump urges House GOP to OK tax bill; Senate fate less clear

ALAN FRAM, Associated Press MARCY GORDON, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump urged House Republicans Thursday to approve a near $1.5 trillion tax overhaul as the party prepared to drive the measure through the House. Across the Capitol, Democrats pointed to...
News Minute Thursday, Nov. 16th.

Top Stories: News Minute 11/16

The latest news headlines for Thursday, November 16th: Trump pushes GOP tax plan; Northern California school teachers, staff credited with saved lives; Senate candidate Roy Moore asks supporters about media contact; Leonardo da Vinci painting sells for $450m.  
China to intervene w/ North Koreans

Top Stories: News Minute November 15th

Good Morning! The latest top stories making headlines for Wednesday, November 15th: China sending envoy to North Korea; California shooting gunman was out on bond; Roy Moore speaks to Alabama church; Secretary of State Tillerson announces new aid for Myanmar refugees.  
Congressional leaders working on tax cuts

Congressional GOP upbeat about prospects for tax overhaul

MARCY GORDON, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Republicans on Tuesday projected confidence about delivering on an overhaul of the nation’s tax code with President Donald Trump planning an in-person appeal to lawmakers ahead of a crucial House vote this week....
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan

House speaker joins GOP chorus calling for Moore to quit 

ALAN FRAM, Associated Press KIMBERLY CHANDLER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan on Tuesday joined a growing chorus of Washington Republicans calling upon Roy Moore to drop out of his embattled race for the U.S. Senate in the wake of allegations by a...
November 14th, News Minute

Top Stories National News Minute Nov. 14th

The latest for news from around the world for Tuesday November 14th: Donald Trump Jr. releases Wikileaks messages; Ala. Senate candidate Roy Moore rejects latest sexual misconduct accusations; More than 400 dead in Iran from earthquake; Powerful winds in Washington state.  
News Minute Thursday 11/9/17

Thursday News Minute 11/9

Thursday November 9th video report top stories in this News Minute: Trump ‘doesn’t blame China’ for trade deficits; VP Pence goes to church shooting vigil; Source says FBI didn’t contact Apple about church gunman’s iPhone; WWII Vet, 93-years-old,...