March Madness

10 Things to Know for Thursday

10 Things to Know for Thursday

1. NEW ZEALAND BANS ‘MILITARY-STYLE’ GUNS Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern bans the sales of semi-automatic and automatic weapons like the ones used in the attacks on two mosques in Christchurch that killed 50 worshippers. 2. US-BACKED FORCES OUST IS BUT VICTORY MAY NOT LAST Down but not done, the Islamic State group could revive if […]

10 Things to Know for Monday

10 Things to Know for Monday

1. WHERE NEW ZEALAND SHOOTING SUSPECT GOT GUNS A Christchurch gun shop acknowledges selling guns online to the 28-year-old white supremacist accused of killing 50 people in mosque shootings. 2. ELIZABETH WARREN EMBRACES UNDERDOG ROLE FOR 2020 The Massachusetts senator tells the AP that she sees a plus in skipping high-dollar fundraising events in favor […]

10 Things to Know for Monday

10 Things to Know for Monday

1. CHINA TARIFF RESPONSE RAISES GLOBAL COMMERCE CONCERNS Beijing raises import duties on a $3 billion list of U.S. pork, apples and other products in an escalating dispute with Washington over trade and industrial policy. 2. AUTHORITIES: SUV CRASH INTENTIONAL Information pulled from the vehicle’s software shows it was stopped at a pull-off area before […]

10 Things to Know for Friday

10 Things to Know for Friday

1. WHAT THE WHITE HOUSE CALLS “LONG-TERM SNAP DECISIONS” National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster departure spotlights mercurial decision-making when it comes to staffing the top ranks of government. 2. LAST MINUTE FINANCING DEAL AVOIDS GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN Congress gave final approval Friday to a giant $1.3 trillion spending bill that ends the budget battles for now. […]

10 Things to Know for Friday

10 Things to Know for Friday

1. US SAYS RUSSIA HACKED ENERGY GRID The Trump administration accuses Moscow of a concerted hacking operation targeting the U.S. energy grid, aviation systems and other infrastructure. 2. BRIDGE COLLAPSES ONTO TRAFFIC A pedestrian bridge being built across an eight-lane highway at a Miami-area college fails, crushing eight vehicles under massive slabs and killing “multiple” […]

10 Things to Know for Thursday

10 Things to Know for Thursday

1. WHO IS COOPERATING IN MUELLER PROBE George Nader, a Lebanese-American businessman and convicted pedophile, met with Jared Kushner and Steve Bannon at Trump Tower in December 2016, AP learns. 2. TOYS R US DOWNFALL WIDESPREAD The iconic retailer is headed toward shuttering its U.S. operations, jeopardizing the jobs of some 30,000 employees and forcing […]