Democratic report warns of Russian meddling across Europe

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new report by Senate Democrats warns of deepening Russian interference throughout Europe and concludes that even as some Western democracies have responded with aggressive countermeasures, President Donald Trump has offered no strategic plan to bolster their efforts or safeguard the U.S. from again falling victim to Kremlin meddling.

  • Written by By CHAD DAY and STEPHEN BRAUN , Associated Press

Trump administration says no oil drilling off Florida coast

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Trump administration said Tuesday it would not allow oil drilling off the coast of Florida, abruptly reversing course under pressure from Republican Gov. Rick Scott.

  • Written by By GARY FINEOUT and MATTHEW DALY , Associated Press

Doctor charged with having wife killed to protect drug ring

A New Jersey doctor running an illegal prescription opioid drug ring with a motorcycle gang had a member hire someone to kill his wife after she threatened to expose the scheme while trying to force him to agree to a divorce, authorities said Tuesday.


  • Written by By BRUCE SHIPKOWSKI , Associated Press

Israeli leader's son under fire again for strip club banter

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's embattled Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faced a new scandal Tuesday after a recording emerged of his 26-year-old stay-at-home son joyriding at taxpayer expense to Tel Aviv strip clubs with his super-rich buddies and bragging about how his father pushed through a controversial gas deal.


  • Written by By ARON HELLER , Associated Press

Deaths threats cause lockdown after teacher handcuffed video

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Louisiana school board's office went on temporary lockdown after getting death threats from around the world in response to widely viewed video of a teacher screaming while being handcuffed at a school board meeting.

  • Written by By KEVIN McGILL , Associated Press