Rev Jesse Jackson discloses Parkinson's disease diagnosis


CHICAGO (AP) — The Rev. Jesse Jackson disclosed publicly Friday that he has been seeking outpatient care for two years for Parkinson's disease and plans to "dedicate" himself to physical therapy to slow the progress of the disease.

  • Written by By SOPHIA TAREEN , Associated Press

Palestinian official balking at US 'extortion or pressure'


WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has put the Palestinians on notice that it will shutter their office in Washington unless they've entered serious peace talks with Israel, U.S. officials said, potentially giving President Donald Trump more leverage as he seeks an elusive Mideast peace deal.

  • Written by By JOSH LEDERMAN and MATTHEW LEE , Associated Press

Montana congressman misled authorities on reporter's assault


BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A Montana congressman misled investigators about his assault on a reporter the day before he was elected and claimed that the "liberal media" was "trying to make a story" out of it, according to documents released Friday.

  • Written by By MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press

3 more found dead in deadly Greek flood, raising total to 19


ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities say three more people have been found dead from a flash flood that hit a district west of Athens, raising the overall death toll to 19.

  • Written by By DEMETRIS NELLAS , Associated Press

Lebanon's PM Hariri says he will be in Beirut within days


PARIS (AP) — Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad Hariri said Saturday he will return home in the coming days from where he will declare a political stance for the first time since making a strange resignation announcement from Saudi Arabia that unleashed fears of a political crisis in Lebanon.

  • Written by By BASSEM MROUE and PHILIPPE SOTTO , Associated Press