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US soybean cargo docks in Chinese port after weeks at anchor amid trade dispute

US soybean cargo docks in Chinese port after weeks at anchor amid trade dispute

BEIJING (Reuters) – A ship carrying soybeans from the United States docked in the port of Dalian on Saturday, more than a month after it arrived off China’s coast just hours after hefty tariffs were imposed on U.S. goods, according to Thomson Reuters Eikon shipping data. FILE PHOTO: Peak Pegasus, a cargo vessel carrying soybeans […]

Passenger Plane Stolen by Employee Crashes on Island Near Seattle Airport

Passenger Plane Stolen by Employee Crashes on Island Near Seattle Airport

An airline employee took off in a stolen plane at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport on Friday night in an episode that frustrated stranded travelers, riveted witnesses and ended with the plane crashing about 30 miles from the airport, the authorities said. The man, a 29-year-old who acted alone, was thought to be suicidal, said officials in […]

Paul Manafort trial Day 9: Manafort got $16 million in loans from bank whose CEO wanted Trump administration post

Paul Manafort trial Day 9: Manafort got $16 million in loans from bank whose CEO wanted Trump administration post

Paul Manafort, President Trump’s onetime campaign chairman, is on trial in federal court in Alexandria on bank and tax fraud charges. Prosecutors allege he failed to pay taxes on millions he made from his work for a Russia-friendly Ukrainian political party, then lied to get loans when the cash stopped coming in. The case is […]

Tennessee executes its first inmate in nearly a decade

Tennessee executes its first inmate in nearly a decade

This undated photo provided by the Tennessee Department of Correction shows Billy Ray Irick, currently on death row at Riverbend Maximum Security Institution in Nashville, Tenn. Irick was convicted for raping and killing a 7-year-old girl in 1985, and is scheduled to be executed Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018. (Tennessee Department of Correction via AP) Tennessee […]

Video shows massacre suspect punching self, speaking softly

Video shows massacre suspect punching self, speaking softly

In this image made from video provided on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, by the Broward County Sheriff’s Office, Detective John Curcio, left, talks to Nikolas Cruz at an interrogation room in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.  (Broward County Sheriff’s Office via Associated Press) SUNRISE, Fla. –  Prosecutors on Wednesday released hours of video interrogation of Florida’s school […]

GOP declares victory in a US House race in Ohio that's still too close to call

GOP declares victory in a US House race in Ohio that's still too close to call

by Michael Scherer August 8 at 8:01 AM Email the author Republicans declared victory late Tuesday in a still-unresolved race for a solidly red congressional district in Ohio, which exposed growing concern over the vulnerabilities in President Trump’s governing coalition. The race was the latest example of increased Democratic energy and tepid Republican candidate performance […]

Georgia mom is stunned her husband was found in New Mexico with 11 starving children — but without their son

Georgia mom is stunned her husband was found in New Mexico with 11 starving children — but without their son

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Manafort trial Day 5: Gates sings

Manafort trial Day 5: Gates sings

Special counsel Robert Mueller’s star witness, Rick Gates, finally took the stand on Monday, incriminating his former boss Paul Manafort in multimillion-dollar tax evasion, bank fraud and hiding offshore accounts, while also admitting to stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars during a decade on Manafort’s payroll. On the fifth day of Manafort’s federal trial in […]

California fire explodes in size over weekend, is now 4th largest in state history

California fire explodes in size over weekend, is now 4th largest in state history

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Trump silent on LeBron, praises Jim Jordan, as dual Ohio controversies swirl

Trump silent on LeBron, praises Jim Jordan, as dual Ohio controversies swirl

Arriving in central Ohio Saturday to provide an injection of energy into the final special election of 2018, President Donald Trump again made only passing remarks in support of the race’s Republican, choosing for the third time this week to instead focus upon his administration’s priorities. Interested in Donald Trump? Add Donald Trump as an […]