• House panel releases transcripts of Cohen interviews
    by MARY CLARE JALONICK on May 20, 2019 at 10:34 pm

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The House intelligence committee has released two transcripts of closed-door interviews with President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer, along with some exhibits from the testimony. The committee’s decision to release the transcripts came two weeks after Michael Cohen reported to federal prison for a three-year sentence. Cohen pleaded guilty last year to […]

  • Trump to hold Pennsylvania rally days after rival Biden did
    by DARLENE SUPERVILE on May 20, 2019 at 10:24 pm

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is heading to Pennsylvania to campaign for a Republican congressional candidate — and himself. Trump’s appearance Monday in the key battleground state comes two days after 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden held a campaign rally in Philadelphia. The president is traveling to Montoursville (mahn-TOORZ’-vihl) on behalf of Republican […]

  • Navy plans testing of futuristic technology, sonar harm to mammals in Pacific Northwest
    by Evan Bush on May 20, 2019 at 10:24 pm

    The Navy’s latest testing and training proposal in the Northwest reveals the secretive military branch’s futuristic technology and planned war-game maneuvers. It also outlines how Navy sonar and explosives could harm marine animals. The nearly 1,800 page document, two volumes of Navy bureaucratese, details proposals to test the Navy’s rail gun system (it can fire […]

  • Trump says Iran provocations will be met with ‘great force’
    by The Associated Press on May 20, 2019 at 10:24 pm

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is threatening to meet provocations by Iran with “great force,” but says he’s also willing to negotiate. Trump spoke to reporters as he left the White House Monday evening en route to a rally in Pennsylvania. He says, “If they do something it will be met great force.” But […]

  • Arizona police officer in fatal shooting of teen resigns
    by The Associated Press on May 20, 2019 at 10:21 pm

    TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — A Tempe police officer who fatally shot a teenage boy who was holding a replica gun and fleeing from a vehicle burglary has resigned from the department. Tempe police say Officer Joseph Jaen met Monday with Chief Slyvia Moir and she accepted his resignation, effective immediately. Police say Jaen’s resignation is […]

  • Adidas to become tofficial athletic apparel provider of Seattle U Redhawks
    by Seattle Times staff on May 20, 2019 at 10:20 pm

    Seattle University is moving away from the swoosh and adding stripes. The university and adidas have agreed to a seven-year deal in which Adidas will become the official athletic apparel, footwear and accessory brand of the Redhawks. The change begins July 1, 2019 and runs through the 2026 season. “Seattle University is excited to enter […]

  • Veteran lefty Tommy Milone will start Tuesday for the Mariners in Texas
    by Ryan Divish on May 20, 2019 at 10:16 pm

    The Mariners will have to clear a spot on the 40-man and active roster when they select Milone's minor league contract. […]

  • Architects of post-9/11 CIA interrogation program to testify
    by The Associated Press on May 20, 2019 at 10:15 pm

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Two former CIA contractors who designed the harsh interrogation program used after the Sept. 11 attacks are being summoned to testify before the military tribunal at the Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, detention center. The government has approved a defense request to have James Mitchell and Bruce Jessen testify in the case against five […]

  • Kentucky governor gets election-eve boost from Trump
    by BRUCE SCHREINER on May 20, 2019 at 10:14 pm

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — President Donald Trump refers to Gov. Matt Bevin as his “good friend” and urges Kentucky Republicans to support the governor’s reelection in a recorded phone message on the eve of the state’s primary election. Bevin’s campaign says Trump’s message went out statewide Monday evening. Trump points to the governor’s support of […]

  • Manning not worried about having Jones waiting in the wings
    by TOM CANAVAN on May 20, 2019 at 10:12 pm

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Eli Manning hasn’t been looking over his shoulder since the New York Giants took heir apparent Daniel Jones with the sixth pick overall in the NFL draft. The 38-year-old Manning is always focused on what he can control and right now that’s being the Giants’ quarterback in 2019. There seems […]