Trump plan to sell off half of oil stockpile sparks debate

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's proposal to sell nearly half the U.S. emergency oil stockpile is sparking renewed debate about whether the Strategic Petroleum Reserve is still needed amid an ongoing oil production boom that has seen U.S. imports drop sharply in the past decade.

  • Written by MATTHEW DALY , Associated Press

GOP candidate for US House charged with assaulting reporter

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — The Republican candidate in the nationally-watched election Thursday for Montana's sole congressional seat has been charged with misdemeanor assault for allegedly grabbing a reporter by the neck and throwing him to the ground.

  • Written by BOBBY CAINA CALVAN , Associated Press