Trump administration drops human rights in Bahrain F-16 deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has told Congress it plans to approve a multibillion-dollar sale of F-16 fighter jets to Bahrain without the human rights conditions imposed by the State Department under President Barack Obama.

  • Written by JOSH LEDERMAN and JON GAMBRELL , Associated Press

Crews to investigate head-on crash that killed 13 in Texas

CONCAN, Texas (AP) — Federal investigators will get their first look Thursday at the scene of a head-on collision between a pickup truck and small church bus in southwest Texas that crumpled the front of the bus and killed 13 senior adults returning from a church retreat.

 

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A look at latest ruling on Trump administration travel ban

HONOLULU (AP) — A federal judge in Hawaii who temporarily blocked President Donald Trump's revised travel ban hours before it was set to take effect issued a longer-lasting order Wednesday.

  • Written by JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER , Associated Press

US economy grew at 2.1 percent rate in Q4

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy grew at a slightly faster rate in the fourth quarter than earlier estimates, as consumers powered economic momentum heading into 2017.

  • Written by MARTIN CRUTSINGER , AP Economics Writer