Daughter of poisoned spy says she's recovering

 

LONDON (AP) — The poisoned daughter of an ex-Russian spy said Thursday she's recovering quickly after her ordeal, while Russia strongly protested being locked out of the probe into the nerve agent that sickened her and her father.

  • Written by By DANICA KIRKA and VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV , Associated Press

Trump scales back US goals in Syria, leaves future to others

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is dramatically scaling back U.S. goals in Syria as he pushes for a quick military withdrawal, Trump administration officials said Wednesday, abandoning plans to stay long-term to stabilize the country and prevent the Islamic State group from re-emerging.

  • Written by By JOSH LEDERMAN , Associated Press

Air Force Thunderbirds pilot dies in Nevada F-16 crash

 

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. (AP) — The U.S. Air Force says a member of its Thunderbirds flight demonstration team was killed in the crash of his F-16 fighter jet in central Nevada.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Gov't: Goodyear tires may have caused 95 deaths or injuries

 

DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government's road safety agency says it has received allegations that defective Goodyear motor home tires caused crashes that killed or injured 95 people over two decades.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Brazil's top court: Lula can be jailed for upheld conviction

 

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A sharply divided top court voted early Thursday to reject an attempt by former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio da Silva to stay out of jail while he appeals a corruption conviction, delivering a hard blow to the front-running candidate in this year's presidential election in Latin America's largest nation.

  • Written by By PETER PRENGAMAN and MAURICIO SAVARESE , Associated Press