Trump's bridge-building eclipsed by false voter fraud claim
Judge postpones sentencing of PG&E in case tied to blast
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) ? A federal judge says he is inclined to require Pacific Gas & Electric Co. to mention its convictions in ads and have employees do thousands of hours of community service as part of its sentence in a criminal case stemming from a deadly natural gas explosion in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Analysis: Trump's trade plans to test his deal-making skills
After U.S. exit, Asian nations try to save TPP trade dealWELLINGTON/TOKYO (Reuters) - Australia and New Zealand said on Tuesday they hope to salvage the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) by encouraging China and other Asian nations to join the trade pact after U.S. President Donald Trump kept his promise to pull out of the accord. The TPP, which the United States had signed but not ratified, was a pillar of former U.S. President Barack Obama's policy to pivot to Asia.
Changes mulled as synthetic drug sentences cause confusion
UN Syria envoy says Astana talks 'not far from final declaration'
The UN envoy for Syria said Tuesday that a final declaration was close to being achieved at indirect talks between Syrian rebels and Damascus in the Kazakh capital Astana. "We are not far from a final declaration," Staffan de Mistura said.
Trump's pick for health secretary faces new Senate hearing
WASHINGTON (AP) ? A second Senate committee is ready to interrogate President Donald Trump's pick for health secretary, a nominee who's backed by Republicans but under fire from Democrats for his support for tearing down President Barack Obama's health care overhaul and his past stock trades.
Wealthy Romanian businessman jailed for bribing judges dies
Roadside bomb kills at least 4 soldiers in Somalia town: officials
At least four soldiers were killed and five wounded on Tuesday when a roadside bomb that Islamist insurgents said they planted exploded outside a military camp in a town near Mogadishu, officials said. The blast in Afgoye, about 30 km (18 miles) southwest of the capital, took place a day after the al Shabaab group carried out a raid in the same town that was repulsed by government troops, Major Osman Abdulle, a police officer, told Reuters. Al Shabaab, which has been waging an insurgency across Somalia, claimed responsibility for the bombing.
Alaska strip club owner gets probation in waste dumping caseANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) ? An Alaska man convicted of illegally dumping human waste into a harbor from a floating strip club he was operating has been spared serving prison time.