Funerals set for 3 of 4 slain in the Waffle House shooting


NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Funeral arrangements have been set for three of the four fatal victims of the Waffle House shooting rampage, their deaths mourned as donations poured in Thursday for victims of last weekend's attack.

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  • Written by By SHEILA BURKE , Associated Press

Trump's Cohen comments raise questions about relationship


WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Thursday that personal attorney Michael Cohen handles very little of his legal work, but did represent him in the "crazy Stormy Daniels deal," a rare presidential public reference to the porn star who claims she had sex with the president in 2006.

  • Written by By CATHERINE LUCEY and TOM HAYS , Associated Press

Pompeo dives into NATO diplomacy as allies confront Russia


BRUSSELS (AP) — Less than 24 hours after assuming his post, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo plunged Friday into NATO diplomacy as the allies sought to toughen their response to Russian interference on its periphery and elsewhere.

  • Written by By MATTHEW LEE and LORNE COOK , AP Diplomatic Writer

Union votes no-confidence in sheriff after school massacre


PLANTATION, Fla. (AP) — The sheriff whose deputies responded to the Florida high school massacre received an overwhelming vote of no-confidence Thursday from the union that represents about half his sworn personnel, with the union's president calling him "a liar" for saying the poll was a union tactic to extort raises.

  • Written by By TERRY SPENCER , Associated Press

Tom Brokaw denies sexual misconduct claim by ex-NBC reporter


NEW YORK (AP) — A woman who worked as a war correspondent for NBC News said Tom Brokaw groped her, twice tried to forcibly kiss her and made inappropriate overtures attempting to have an affair, according to two reports published Thursday.