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Trump picks Elaine Chao for transportation secretary

by Phil Mattingly and David Wright

November 29, 2016

Filed under National News

President-elect Donald Trump has chosen Elaine Chao, the former labor secretary and wife of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, to be his choice for transportation secretary, an official briefed on the matter told CNN on Tuesday. The...

Urgent inquiry demanded after Manchester United bomb ‘fiasco’

by BBC

May 16, 2016

Filed under National News

An "urgent" inquiry has been demanded after a dummy bomb used in a security exercise caused a Premier League match at Old Trafford to be postponed. The game between Manchester United and Bournemouth was called off after the i...

Trial of Baltimore officer in Freddie Gray case underway

by Justin Fenton and Kevin Rector

May 12, 2016

Filed under National News

The trial of Baltimore Police Officer Edward Nero, charged in the arrest of Freddie Gray, got under way this morning with opening statements inside a downtown courtroom. Prosecutors said Nero disregarded his police training when he chased Gray in West Baltimore on April 12, 2015, ...

Trump, Ryan tout unity in wake of meeting

by Manu Raju and Jeremy Diamond

May 12, 2016

Filed under National News

Donald Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan concluded their highly anticipated meeting Thursday amid signals that the Republican Party will work to piece itself together after a fractious primary. "While we were honest about...

Trump taps Christie to lead transition

by Ashley Killough, CNN

May 9, 2016

Filed under National News

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will serve as the chairman for Donald Trump's transition team should the billionaire businessman win the presidential election this fall. "Gov. Christie is an extremely knowledgeable and lo...

Turkey ready to send troops to Syria ‘if necessary’

by AFP

May 4, 2016

Filed under National News

Turkey is ready to send ground troops into Syria if necessary, Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said on Wednesday, after weeks of deadly rocket strikes on a Turkish region from terrorists across the border. “If it becomes necessary,...

Teacher sickouts close Detroit schools

by CNN Wire

May 3, 2016

Filed under National News

More than half of Detroit's public schools are closed Tuesday due to teacher protests, according to a district spokeswoman. All but three of the city’s 97 public schools were closed on Monday after more than 1,500 teachers...

Top L.A. County sheriff’s official resigns over emails mocking Muslims, others

by Alene Tchekmedyian and Cindy Chang

May 2, 2016

Filed under National News

A top Los Angeles County sheriff's official has resigned amid mounting criticism over emails he sent mocking Muslims, blacks, Latinos, women and others from his work account during his previous job with the Burbank Police Depar...

Three Earth-like planets discovered orbiting dwarf star

by Ashley Strickland, CNN

May 2, 2016

Filed under National News

For the first time, researchers have discovered three potentially habitable, Earth-like worlds orbiting an ultracool dwarf star 40 light-years away in another star system, according to a study published in the journal Nature. T...

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