US says Syria may be using new weapons to deliver chemicals

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Thursday accused Syrian President Bashar Assad's government of producing and using "new kinds of weapons" to deliver deadly chemicals despite committing to abolish its program in 2013, and said the world must find a way to stop it.

  • Written by By JOSH LEDERMAN , Associated Press

Holocaust survivor, US lawmaker Lantos gets Budapest statute

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — A statue of Hungarian-born U.S. Rep. Tom Lantos, the only Holocaust survivor ever to serve in the U.S. Congress, was unveiled Thursday in Budapest as those attending praised the man known for his advocacy of democracy and human rights around the world.

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  • Written by By PABLO GORONDI, Associated Press

Police: Suspect in LA school shooting believed to be 12

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two students were shot and wounded, one critically, inside a Los Angeles middle school classroom Thursday morning and police arrested a female student believed to be 12 years old, authorities said.

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  • Written by AMANDA LEE MYERS , Associated Press

Trump infrastructure plan seeks to shift burden to states

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — When President Donald Trump called for a $1.5 trillion infrastructure investment in his State of the Union address, he didn't pledge that the federal government actually would provide that much money for roads, bridges, rail and waterways.

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  • Written by By DAVID A. LIEB, Associated Press

FBI in public fight with Trump over releasing Russia memo

WASHINGTON (AP) — As a public clash between President Donald Trump and the FBI simmered, the White House said Thursday a separate dispute with House Democrats over edits made to a classified memo on the Russia investigation won't affect the timeline of a national security and legal review of the document.

  • Written by CHAD DAY, JONATHAN LEMIRE and ERIC TUCKER , Associated Press