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

100 full moons: Blazing fireball lights up Arctic sky

 

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A blazing fireball lit up the dark skies of Arctic Finland for five seconds, giving off what scientists said was "the glow of 100 full moons" and igniting hurried attempts to find the reported meteorite.

  • Written by By JAN M. OLSEN , Associated Press

Keystone pipeline leak won't affect last regulatory hurdle

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Discovery of a 210,000-gallon oil leak from the Keystone pipeline would seem to be poor timing four days before regulators in Nebraska decide whether to allow a major expansion of the system, but officials say state law does not allow pipeline safety to be a factor in their decision.

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  • Written by By GRANT SCHULTE and JAMES NORD