Congo announces 9 suspected Ebola cases, including 3 deaths

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Health authorities are investigating nine suspected cases of Ebola in a remote corner of northern Congo, including three deaths, the country's health minister and the World Health Organization said Friday.

  • Written by SALEH MWANAMILONGO , Associated Press

US prosecutors told to push for more, harsher punishments

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions is directing federal prosecutors to pursue the most serious charges possible against the vast majority of suspects, a reversal of Obama-era policies that is sure to send more people to prison and for much longer terms.

  • Written by SADIE GURMAN , Associated Press

Trump warns Comey: Better hope there are no 'tapes' of talks

WASHINGTON (AP) — In an ominous warning, President Donald Trump declared Friday that fired FBI Director James Comey had better hope there are no "tapes" of their private conversations. Trump's tweet came the morning after he asserted Comey had told him three times he wasn't under FBI investigation.

  • Written by JULIE PACE, EILEEN SULLIVAN and JAKE PEARSON , Associated Press