Trump's pick for health and human secretary takes office

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's new health secretary took office Friday after becoming the latest Cabinet nominee to eke out a confirmation victory in the bitterly divided Senate.

  • Written by ALAN FRAM , Associated Press

Goodyear to pay $1.75M after 4 deaths at Virginia factory

DANVILLE, Va. (AP) — Officials in Virginia say Goodyear will pay $1.75 million to settle workplace health and safety violations found in inspections after four deaths at its Danville tire plant.


Louvre machete attack suspect faces attempted murder charge

PARIS (AP) — Paris prosecutor's office says the suspect in last week's machete attack at the Louvre Museum is facing preliminary charges of attempted murder and association with a terrorist organization.


Rock musician charged with having loaded gun on Delta flight

ATLANTA (AP) — Prosecutors say rock guitarist Rick Derringer carried a loaded gun in his carry-on bag on a Delta Air Lines flight from Cancun, Mexico, but was stopped after landing in Atlanta.

  • Written by JEFF MARTIN , Associated Press

Greeks prepare to evacuate 75,000 to defuse WWII bomb

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Authorities in the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki distributed fliers and put up posters Friday as part of preparations to evacuate about 75,000 people in order to defuse a 500-pound unexploded World War II bomb.

  • Written by COSTAS KANTOURIS , Associated Press