With clemency for Manning, attention turns to WikiLeaks head
Pence promises big investment in infrastructure
NEW YORK (AP) ? Vice President-elect Mike Pence pledged to a group of mayors that the Trump administration will make a serious investment in infrastructure, and he told diplomats that Trump and his incoming team share "a commitment to engage with all of the world."
U.S. Senate Democrat leader attacks Price on ethics charge
By Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's choice to run the Department of Health and Human Services may have broken the law by making a stock purchase just before he introduced legislation that would have benefited the firm, the Senate's leading Democrat charged on Tuesday. A confirmation hearing for Tom Price, a Republican congressman and orthopedic surgeon from Georgia, was scheduled for Wednesday before the Senate Health Committee. If confirmed, he would be a key player in carrying out Trump's plans to overhaul Democratic President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law.
Police: Fugitive wanted in officer's fatal shooting captured
4 dead in new shooting in Mexico's Caribbean resort region
CANCUN, Mexico (AP) ? Gunmen attacked the state prosecutors' office in this Caribbean resort city Tuesday, and authorities said four people were killed, ratcheting up tensions just a day after a shooting at a music festival in a nearby town left three foreigners and two Mexicans dead.
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State finishes safety review of wells after big gas blowoutState officials say they completed safety reviews of wells at a Los Angeles gas storage facility where a blowout spewed methane for nearly four months. The Department of Conservation said Tuesday that ...
Seoul court begins reviewing arrest of Samsung heir
A South Korean court has begun reviewing the arrest of a Samsung Electronics vice chairman who faces allegations of bribery, embezzlement and perjury. Lee Jae-yong, the only son of the Samsung chairman, ...
Buffeted by change, US auto workers resigned to uncertainty
Detroit, the once-thriving capital of the US automobile industry, has seen most of its jobs move overseas, leaving the remaining workers at the "Big Three" auto plants wondering about the future. When Janet Parker, 46, learned she would be hired by Ford, she was sure it meant the start of a worry-free working life. The lack of certainty auto workers have in their future is a persistent burden, and efforts by the once-powerful United Auto Workers labor union to stem the tide have borne little fruit.