Conservative revolt over immigration sinks House farm bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — In an embarrassment for House Republican leaders, conservatives on Friday scuttled a bill that combines stricter work and job training requirements for food stamp recipients with a renewal of farm subsidies popular in GOP-leaning farm country.

  • Written by By ANDREW TAYLOR , Associated Press

Gunman arrested after police shootout at Trump resort

DORAL, Fla. (AP) — Gunfire erupted early Friday at President Donald Trump's Miami-area golf resort, as a man shouting anti-Trump rhetoric draped a flag over a lobby counter and exchanged fire with officers in what one official called an "ambush" before being arrested, police said.

  • Written by By FREIDA FRISARO , Associated Press

Ethics director forwards concerns to DOJ over Cohen payment

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump revealed in his financial disclosure that he reimbursed personal attorney Michael Cohen as much as $250,000 for unspecified "expenses," with no mention of a $130,000 payment to porn actress Stormy Daniels to keep quiet about a sexual tryst she said they had.

  • Written by By BERNARD CONDON and TAMI ABDOLLAH , Associated Press

Senate backs effort to restore 'net neutrality' rules

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats, joined by three Republicans, pushed through a measure Wednesday intended to revive Obama-era internet rules that ensured equal treatment for all web traffic, though opposition in the House and the White House seems insurmountable.

  • Written by By KEVIN FREKING , Associated Press

Light coats of gritty ash fall near erupting Hawaii volcano

 

VOLCANO, Hawaii (AP) — Authorities handed out around 2,000 masks for protection as people living near Hawaii's Kilauea volcano braced for pulverized rock, glass and crystal to rain down after an explosive eruption at the peak's summit.

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  • Written by By CALEB JONES and SOPHIA YAN , Associated Press