Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Nation & World

FBI: Border agent’s death a ‘potential assault’

FBI: Border agent’s death a ‘potential assault’

DALLAS — An FBI official said Tuesday that the bureau is investigating the death of a Border Patrol agent and severe injuries to another as "potential assault," but he wouldn’t rule out that they could have been hurt in some other way. Special Agent ...
Updated: 18 minutes ago
Robert Mugabe resigns as Zimbabwe’s president after 37 years

Robert Mugabe resigns as Zimbabwe’s president after 37 years

HARARE, Zimbabwe — Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe, who once vowed to rule for life, resigned on Tuesday, succumbing to a week of overwhelming pressure from the military that put him under house arrest, lawmakers from the ruling party and oppositi...
Updated: 28 minutes ago
Macron takes Europe’s center stage while Merkel falters

Macron takes Europe’s center stage while Merkel falters

PARIS — French President Emmanuel Macron looks like the last, best hope to salvage a unified Europe, as Britain drifts away and Germany bogs down. The role of knight in shining armor is one Macron relishes, whether he’s standing up to President Donal...
Updated: 29 minutes ago
Trump pardons Thanksgiving turkeys and takes a shot at Obama

Trump pardons Thanksgiving turkeys and takes a shot at Obama

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump wielded his pardon power Tuesday to spare a pair of turkeys from the Thanksgiving roaster, joking that he would also let last year’s turkey pardons stand despite his penchant for overturning Obama-era orders. In a ...
Updated: 6 hours ago
Michigan Rep. John Conyers acknowledges sex harassment settlement

Michigan Rep. John Conyers acknowledges sex harassment settlement

DETROIT — Longtime Michigan Rep. John Conyers acknowledged Tuesday that his office settled a harassment complaint involving a former staffer but said he "vehemently" denies the allegations against him. His office "resolved the allegations" ... "for a...
Updated: 6 hours ago
CBS fires Charlie Rose, PBS severs ties after sexual misconduct claims

CBS fires Charlie Rose, PBS severs ties after sexual misconduct claims

NEW YORK — CBS News has fired Charlie Rose, and PBS has ended its partnership, after several women accused the veteran newsman of sexual misconduct.PBS’ announcement that it was terminating its relationship with the host came an hour after CBS News a...
Updated: 7 hours ago
Mugabe resigns as Zimbabwe president for ‘smooth transfer of power’

Mugabe resigns as Zimbabwe president for ‘smooth transfer of power’

HARARE, Zimbabwe — Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe resigned as president Tuesday after 37 years in power, as parliament began impeachment proceedings against him."My decision to resign is voluntary on my part and arises from my concern for the welfare of th...
Updated: 10 hours ago
‘I am not okay’: The remarkable response to the Charlie Rose allegations, from his CBS colleagues (w/video)

‘I am not okay’: The remarkable response to the Charlie Rose allegations, from his CBS colleagues (w/video)

On the morning after the newsman became the newsmaker, the sexual harassment allegations against Charlie Rose were the top story on "CBS This Morning."Rose, of course, was absent from Tuesday’s edition of the show he has co-hosted since its start: CB...
Updated: 12 hours ago
Trump administration announces sanctions against North Korea

Trump administration announces sanctions against North Korea

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration plans to announce Tuesday new sanctions on North Korea, after declaring it a state sponsor of terrorism in the latest push to isolate the pariah nation. North Korea has joined Iran, Sudan and Syria on America’s t...
Published: 11/21/17
A Border Patrol agent is dead in Texas, but the circumstances remain murky

A Border Patrol agent is dead in Texas, but the circumstances remain murky

VAN HORN, Texas — Along the shoulder of Interstate 10, where drug runners sometimes hide in drainage culverts, U.S. Border Patrol Agent Rogelio Martinez came to a stop late Saturday and got out of his vehicle.Martinez scrambled down an embankment thr...
Published: 11/20/17