Municipal governments

March 12, 2017 - 7:55 pm
TRUMP-CABINET Confirmation hearing for Trump's labor pick now March 22 WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate confirmation hearing for President Donald Trump's pick to lead the Labor Department has been delayed until later this month. Alexander Acosta had been slated to appear before the Senate Health,...
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March 12, 2017 - 9:09 am
SEVERE WEATHER Storm to hit Northeast; blizzard watch for NYC, Boston NEW YORK (AP) — Winter isn't finished with the Northeast yet. A powerful storm with high winds and up to a foot of snow is expected to hit the region next week. The National Weather Service said Saturday there's a blizzard watch...
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Police officers secure the perimeter at the scene of a garbage landslide, as excavators aid rescue efforts, on the outskirts of the capital Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Sunday, March 12, 2017. Officials and residents say more than a dozen people have been killed in a landslide at a massive garbage dump on the outskirts of Ethiopia's capital, and several dozen people are missing. (AP Photo/Elias Meseret)
March 12, 2017 - 7:23 am
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — A landslide swept through a massive garbage dump on the outskirts of Ethiopia's capital, killing at least 15 people and leaving several dozen missing, residents said, as officials vowed to relocate those who called the landfill home. Addis Ababa Mayor Diriba Kuma said...
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Demonstrators wave turkish flags outside the Turkish consulate in Rotterdam, Netherlands, Saturday, March 11, 2017. Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu was due to visit Rotterdam on Saturday to campaign for a referendum next month on constitutional reforms in Turkey. The Dutch government says that it withdrew the permission for Cavusoglu's plane to land because of "risks to public order and security." (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
March 11, 2017 - 6:47 pm
ROTTERDAM, Netherlands (AP) — The escalating dispute between Turkey and the Netherlands spilled over into Sunday, with a Turkish minister unable to enter her consulate after the Dutch had already blocked a visit by the foreign minister, prompting Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to call the...
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March 10, 2017 - 4:46 pm
TRUMP-NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISER WH: Trump didn't know Flynn was to register as foreign agent WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Donald Trump was not aware his national security adviser was probably going to have to register as a foreign agent for his lobbying work. Spokesman Sean...
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March 08, 2017 - 4:37 am
WOMEN'S DAY Women's March organizers call for 'A Day Without a Woman' PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Organizers of January's Women's March are calling for women to take the day off and encouraging them not to spend money to show their economic strength and impact on American society. Today's "A Day Without a...
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March 08, 2017 - 12:46 am
CHINA-POLITICS-KOREAS TENSION China says NKorea could suspend nukes for halt in US drills BEIJING (AP) — China has proposed that North Korea could suspend its nuclear and missile activities in exchange for a halt in joint military drills conducted by the U.S. and South Korea. Foreign Minister Wang...
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FILE - In this Oct. 20, 2015 file photo migrants cross the Austrian - Slovenian border in Spielfeld, Austria. Austria was among the first countries in Europe to put out the welcome mat to migrants when the first waves of people fleeing war and poverty reached the continent. Now, its focus is showing them the door. Parliament is set to pass a law stripping denied asylum-seekers of pocket money, food and shelter, potentially leaving them on the street. (AP Photo/Christian Bruna, file)
March 07, 2017 - 8:54 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on migration to Europe (all times local): 2:50 p.m. A boat carrying 24 Syrian migrants which landed in a remote area of Cyprus' northwestern tip had set sail from Mersin, Turkey, a Cyprus police spokesman said Tuesday. Spokesman Nicos Tsappis told the Associated Press...
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March 07, 2017 - 12:49 am
CONGRESS-HEALTH OVERHAUL House GOP releases bill replacing Obama health care overhaul WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans have released their long-awaited bill dismantling much of former President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. The measure would roll back the government's health care role and...
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March 07, 2017 - 12:00 am
CONGRESS-HEALTH OVERHAUL House GOP releases bill replacing Obama health care overhaul WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans have released their long-awaited bill dismantling much of former President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. The measure would roll back the government's health care role and...
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