Union: Guard killed at prison saved lives of his co-workers

SMYRNA, Del. (AP) — Forced into a closet by inmates at Delaware's largest prison, Sgt. Steven Floyd called out to officers coming to his aid, warning them that inmates had set a trap — saving their lives with his final actions, the head of the state corrections officers' union said.

 

  • Written by RANDALL CHASE , Associated Press

Trump moves to scale back financial regulations

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is taking his first steps aimed at scaling back financial services regulations, and the Republican-run Congress cast a vote early Friday signaling that it's eager to help.

  • Written by JILL COLVIN , Associated Press

EU leaders say Trump worries them as rhetoric becomes policy

VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — European Union leaders on Friday sought a common stand on U.S. President Donald Trump, now that they increasingly fear that campaign rhetoric will be turned into policy and further tear their troubled bloc apart.

 

  • Written by RAF CASERT , Associated Press

DeVos clears Senate hurdle toward becoming ed secy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Betsy DeVos cleared a major hurdle in the Senate to become the next education secretary despite vigorous opposition from Democrats.

  • Written by MARIA DANILOVA , Associated Press

Judge: Green card holders shouldn't be part of travel ban

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — A federal judge in Detroit says U.S. green-card holders shouldn't be affected by President Donald Trump's order temporarily banning refugees and immigrants from seven mostly Muslim countries.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS