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Iowa governor blocks bill aimed at stopping anti-Trump suits

Iowa governor blocks bill aimed at stopping anti-Trump suits

DES MOINES, Iowa — Iowa Gov.

Mnuchin says he was unaware of IRS memo on tax returns

WASHINGTON — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Wednesday he no idea who wrote a confidential Internal Revenue Service legal memo that says that tax returns must be given to Congress unless the president asserts executive privilege.

Political critic ordered to pay $170K in child support case

NASHVILLE — Political commentator and former congressional candidate Steve Gill has been ordered to pay his ex-wife $170,000 by June, or spend 10 days in jail. The Tennessean reports Judge James G.

WestJet pilot injured by green laser light while approaching Orlando airport:FAA

DELTONA, Fla. — Federal Aviation Administration officials say a pilot flying from Newfoundland to Orlando International Airport had his eyes burned by a green laser light.
Pitt, DiCaprio talk Tarantino's love letter to Hollywood

Pitt, DiCaprio talk Tarantino's love letter to Hollywood

CANNES, France — Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio said they forged a "cinematic bond" making Quentin Tarantino's "Once Upon a Time a Time ...
British Steel collapses, threatening thousands of jobs

British Steel collapses, threatening thousands of jobs

LONDON — British Steel Ltd has been ordered into liquidation as it struggles with industry-wide troubles and Brexit, threatening 5,000 workers and another 20,000 jobs in the supply chain.

Oman author Jokha Alharthi wins Booker International Prize

LONDON — Omani author Jokha Alharthi won the prestigious Man Booker International Prize on Tuesday for "Celestial Bodies," the story of three sisters in a desert country confronting its slave-owning past and a complex modern world.
California sues over $1B in cancelled high-speed rail money

California sues over $1B in cancelled high-speed rail money

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California sued Tuesday to block the Trump administration from cancelling nearly $1 billion for the state's high-speed rail project, escalating the state's feud with the federal government.
Deputy shoots knife-wielding man outside South Dakota jail

Deputy shoots knife-wielding man outside South Dakota jail

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Authorities say a man was shot outside of a South Dakota jail after he charged at officers with a knife. Minnehaha County Sheriff Mike Milstead says authorities responded to gunshots just after 3 p.m. Tuesday.
Tennessee House speaker to resign amid text message scandal

Tennessee House speaker to resign amid text message scandal

NASHVILLE — Tennessee's embattled House speaker said Tuesday that he plans to resign from his leadership post following a vote of no confidence by his Republican caucus amid a scandal over explicit text messages.