Stories tagged: news
UPDATED: Tue., June 25, 2019, 6:02 p.m.
Boston-based cybersecurity firm Cybereason says in a report that hackers are breaking into telecoms firms to gain sweeping access to VIPs’ call records, location data and device information.
Tue., June 25, 2019, 5:26 p.m.
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Tuesday the outlook for the U.S. economy has become cloudier since early May, with rising uncertainties over trade and global growth causing the central …
UPDATED: Tue., June 25, 2019, 7:39 p.m.
SpaceX aces its ‘most difficult launch ever’ as it tries to impress the Air Force
UPDATED: Tue., June 25, 2019, 8:28 p.m.
Man accused of bringing stun gun, rifle to fist fight involving teens, is charged with multiple counts of assault
A 20-year-old man was arrested over the weekend under suspicion of shocking a 16-year-old girl with a stun gun and pointing a gun at several people during a late-night brawl …
UPDATED: Tue., June 25, 2019, 5:42 p.m.
Forbes magazine has named Horizon Credit Union as one of the top five credit unions in Washington. The Spokane Valley-based credit union is ranked third on Forbes’ list of America’s …
UPDATED: Tue., June 25, 2019, 6:49 p.m.
American businesses are bracing for a painful escalation in President Donald Trump’s trade war with China. Yet they might just get a reprieve.
UPDATED: Tue., June 25, 2019, 6:15 p.m.
Spokane County’s unemployment rate dropped to 5% in May as seasonal construction employment picked up.
Tue., June 25, 2019, 1:02 p.m.
About 7,500 Congolese fleeing violence have arrived in Uganda since the beginning of June, the United Nations refugee agency said Tuesday, urging the international community to give more toward humanitarian …
Tue., June 25, 2019, 1 p.m.
Boris Johnson failed to shut down questions about his private life Tuesday as a round of media appearances served only to bog him down further in questions about character and …
Tue., June 25, 2019, 12:59 p.m.
Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed sobbed openly at a service Tuesday for the country’s military chief who was assassinated by his bodyguard over the weekend.
Tue., June 25, 2019, 12:48 p.m.
An 11-year-old Girl Scout was fatally injured when a tree suddenly fell on her and three others as they hiked along a gravel road at a southern Indiana campground, authorities …
Tue., June 25, 2019, 12:45 p.m.
The U.S. Postal Service says it has found mail stolen in Hawaii more than a decade ago.
UPDATED: Tue., June 25, 2019, 6:10 p.m.
Federal prosecutors say U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter of California illegally used campaign funds to finance romantic flings with a series of women, spending thousands of dollars on meals, drinks and …
UPDATED: Tue., June 25, 2019, 6:06 p.m.
Michael Jackson’s estate paid tribute to his artistry and charity Tuesday as fans began gathering to celebrate his memory on the 10th anniversary of the King of Pop’s death.
UPDATED: Tue., June 25, 2019, 6:52 p.m.
Breakdancing moved a step closer to the 2024 Olympics on Tuesday, and now organizers can look to book a street venue in Paris.
Tue., June 25, 2019, 12:31 p.m.
Vice President Mike Pence told a Latino crowd Tuesday that President Trump has been “a great champion of Latino and Hispanic Americans,” touting the president’s economic policies while warning Democrats …
Tue., June 25, 2019, 12:26 p.m.
Orangutans at a Vienna zoo got buckets of water, lemurs in Rome enjoyed fruit icicles and a polar bear took to a pool in Germany as much of Europe sweltered …
Tue., June 25, 2019, 12:22 p.m.
Researchers say they may have identified a new kind of plastic pollution in the sea and they’re calling it “plasticrust.”
UPDATED: Tue., June 25, 2019, 4:23 p.m.
Kushner seeks support from absent and protesting Palestinians for $50 billion economic support plan.
Tue., June 25, 2019, 12:09 p.m.
NATO defense ministers are set to endorse a list of measures that could be used against Russia should it refuse to comply with a major Cold War-era missile treaty, the …
Tue., June 25, 2019, 11:59 a.m.
Repairs and cleanup following the prolonged flooding along the Mississippi River will cost more than $2 billion, an advocacy group for river communities said Tuesday.
Tue., June 25, 2019, 11:59 a.m.
The U.S. envoy to NATO said Tuesday that Turkey will be axed from the high-tech F-35 fighter jet program if it goes ahead with plans to buy Russian S-400 air …
Tue., June 25, 2019, 11:53 a.m.
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Tuesday the economic outlook has become cloudier since early May, with rising uncertainties over trade and global growth causing the central bank to reassess …
UPDATED: Tue., June 25, 2019, 4:28 p.m.
Illinois’ new governor delivered on a top campaign promise Tuesday by signing legislation that makes the state the 11th to legalize small amounts of marijuana for recreational use and the …
UPDATED: Tue., June 25, 2019, 7:56 p.m.
The acting head of U.S. Customs and Border Protection has resigned amid an uproar over the discovery of migrant children being held in appalling conditions at one of the agency’s …
UPDATED: Tue., June 25, 2019, 4:27 p.m.
Melania Trump announced Tuesday that her longtime spokesman and confidante will succeed Sarah Sanders as White House press secretary.
Tue., June 25, 2019, 11:20 a.m.
Britain’s foreign secretary says the country will refrain from issuing export licenses for crowd control equipment to Hong Kong unless it addresses human rights concerns.
Tue., June 25, 2019, 11:14 a.m.
He was born in a London pub and now his clones are floating all over the U.S. – quite literally. President Donald Trump increasingly is being tailed and trolled by …
Tue., June 25, 2019, 11:10 a.m.
Canadian aerospace company Bombardier has announced the sale of its regional jet program to Japan’s Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. for $550 million.
UPDATED: Tue., June 25, 2019, 10:55 a.m.
Through it all weave hundreds of dogs, whose presence may be the ultimate workplace perk – especially in Seattle, where canines outnumber kids. More than 7,000 dogs are registered to …