Jeff Sessions Yuks It Up Over Russians In Speech To Lawyers
Doubts surface about key witness in Uranium One probe of Clinton
Ohio Lawmaker Quits After Having 'Inappropriate Conduct' With Man In His Office
Argentina says signals detected, likely from missing submarine
By Marcos Brindicci and Maximiliano Rizzi MAR DEL PLATA, Argentina/BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Hopes that 44 crew members of a missing Argentine navy submarine may be found alive rose after the defense ministry said the vessel likely tried to communicate via satellite on Saturday as an international search mission was underway in the stormy South Atlantic. The ministry said seven failed "satellite calls" that it believes came from the ARA San Juan submarine were detected in a likely sign the crew was trying to reestablish contact. Argentina is working on tracing the location with an unnamed U.S. company specialized in satellite communications, the ministry said.
Head Of Puerto Rico Power Utility Resigns As More Controversy Plagues Island
The head of Puerto Rico?s power utility resigned Friday while facing scrutiny for the slow progress being made on restoring the island?s power grid eight weeks after Hurricane Maria devastated the U.S. territory.
Florida fruit growers sour over NAFTA
With the fifth round of talks to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement underway, Florida fruit and vegetable growers are pressing for changes. All sides are trying to make their voices heard as negotiators from the United States, Canada and Mexico gather in Mexico City to continue the US-initiated effort to revamp the deal. Under NAFTA, exports to Canada and Mexico of food produced in the United States have jumped to $39 billion this year from $8.7 billion in 1992.
Russia Nixes Billionaire Plan to Turn the Tu-160 Bomber into the Ultimate Passenger Jet
Rich businessmen around the world want Russia to turn its Tupolev-160 strategic bomber into a private jet. A senior Tupolev executive claims that the aircraft manufacturer has turned down many requests to civilianize its Tu-160 (NATO codename Blackjack), a long-range strategic bomber that resembles America's B-1 Lancer, and its TU-22M3 Backfire bomber.
Americans aged 18-34 most likely to oppose assault weapons ban, poll finds
The previous national federal ban on assault weapons lapsed more than a decade ago, and Congress has not renewed it. Resistance to a ban on military-style assault weapons is strongest among millennials, according to a new Quinnipiac poll released this week. It?s a finding that experts said might be driven by the popularity of first-person shooter video games such as Call of Duty and the increasing prominence of military-style guns in the consumer market.
Oklahoma Science Teacher, 22, Charged with Rape of Teenage Student After Police Barge In
Keystone XL Opponents On 210,000-Gallon Spill: We Warned You
In April 2016, just five months after President Barack Obama rejected the proposal to build the Keystone XL pipeline, the existing Keystone pipeline leaked 17,000 gallons of oil onto private land in southeastern South Dakota.