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  • Leery of North Korea, US plans first test of ICBM intercept

    Leery of North Korea, US plans first test of ICBM intercept

    Saturday, May 27 2017 3:04 AM EDT2017-05-27 07:04:42 GMT
    Saturday, May 27 2017 3:04 AM EDT2017-05-27 07:04:42 GMT
    With North Korea's nuclear missile threat in mind, Pentagon officials are planning a missile defense test next week that for the first time will use an intercontinental-range missile as a target.
    With North Korea's nuclear missile threat in mind, Pentagon officials are planning a missile defense test next week that for the first time will use an intercontinental-range missile as a target.
  • Ariana Grande planning benefit concert in Manchester

    Ariana Grande planning benefit concert in Manchester

    Friday, May 26 2017 2:45 PM EDT2017-05-26 18:45:17 GMT

    Ariana Grande has vowed to return to Manchester, England, to give a concert to raise money for the victims of Monday's deadly bombing at her show there.

    Ariana Grande has vowed to return to Manchester, England, to give a concert to raise money for the victims of Monday's deadly bombing at her show there.

  • Clinton compares Trump to Nixon in fiery speech at alma mater

    Clinton compares Trump to Nixon in fiery speech at alma mater

    Friday, May 26 2017 2:12 PM EDT2017-05-26 18:12:50 GMT

    Back on campus 48 years later, Hillary Clinton didn't hold back.

    Back on campus 48 years later, Hillary Clinton didn't hold back.

  • States struggle with oversight of online charter schools

    States struggle with oversight of online charter schools

    Friday, May 26 2017 12:39 PM EDT2017-05-26 16:39:40 GMT

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - As enrollment in online charter schools has soared across the U.S., states have struggled to keep up and to put in place regulations ensuring students get a real education and cyber schools get the right amount of funding.      The virtual schools' future is of renewed interest since the installation of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, an online charter investor and advocate who views them as a valuable option for students. 

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - As enrollment in online charter schools has soared across the U.S., states have struggled to keep up and to put in place regulations ensuring students get a real education and cyber schools get the right amount of funding.      The virtual schools' future is of renewed interest since the installation of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, an online charter investor and advocate who views them as a valuable option for students. 

  • Gillibrand leading efforts to modernize foster care placement process

    Gillibrand leading efforts to modernize foster care placement process

    Friday, May 26 2017 12:25 PM EDT2017-05-26 16:25:40 GMT

    Gillibrand, along with Senators Todd Young (R-IN), and Chuck Grassley (R-IA) had introduced the "Modernizing the Interstate Placement of Children in Foster Care Act."

    Gillibrand, along with Senators Todd Young (R-IN), and Chuck Grassley (R-IA) had introduced the "Modernizing the Interstate Placement of Children in Foster Care Act."

  • At NATO, Trump facing new questions about intelligence sharing

    At NATO, Trump facing new questions about intelligence sharing

    Thursday, May 25 2017 7:38 AM EDT2017-05-25 11:38:00 GMT
    President Donald Trump arrived at NATO headquarters here Thursday facing renewed questions about the security of intelligence shared with the United States.
    President Donald Trump arrived at NATO headquarters here Thursday facing renewed questions about the security of intelligence shared with the United States.
  • FBI declines to provide requested materials to House Oversight, Chaffetz issues new June 8 deadline

    FBI declines to provide requested materials to House Oversight, Chaffetz issues new June 8 deadline

    Thursday, May 25 2017 3:54 PM EDT2017-05-25 19:54:07 GMT
    (CNN) -- The Department of Justice declined for now to provide documents to House oversight committee chairman Jason Chaffetz related to former FBI Director James Comey's communications with President Donald Trump. Citing the hiring of Special Counsel Robert Mueller, FBI said Thursday his agency is "undertaking appropriate consultation to ensure all relevant interests implicated by your request are properly evaluated. We will update this response as soon as possible." Chaf...
    (CNN) -- The Department of Justice declined for now to provide documents to House oversight committee chairman Jason Chaffetz related to former FBI Director James Comey's communications with President Donald Trump. Citing the hiring of Special Counsel Robert Mueller, FBI said Thursday his agency is "undertaking appropriate consultation to ensure all relevant interests implicated by your request are properly evaluated. We will update this response as soon as possible." Chaf...
  • Federal appeals court upholds injunction on travel ban

    Federal appeals court upholds injunction on travel ban

    Thursday, May 25 2017 2:12 PM EDT2017-05-25 18:12:58 GMT
    (CNN) -- A federal appeals court upheld Thursday an injunction against President Donald Trump's travel ban against six Muslim-majority countries. The ruling upholds a lower court's decision to halt core portions of the executive order indefinitely. The new ban was announced in March, but never got off the ground because federal courts blocked it just hours before it was set to go into effect. It would have banned people from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen from enterin...
    (CNN) -- A federal appeals court upheld Thursday an injunction against President Donald Trump's travel ban against six Muslim-majority countries. The ruling upholds a lower court's decision to halt core portions of the executive order indefinitely. The new ban was announced in March, but never got off the ground because federal courts blocked it just hours before it was set to go into effect. It would have banned people from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen from enterin...
  • Manchester bombing: What the pictures of the device tell us

    Manchester bombing: What the pictures of the device tell us

    Thursday, May 25 2017 9:08 AM EDT2017-05-25 13:08:12 GMT
    The bomb that killed 22 people in Manchester was an intricate device that was likely put together by an experienced bomb-maker, who then sent a protégé to detonate it, experts say.
    The bomb that killed 22 people in Manchester was an intricate device that was likely put together by an experienced bomb-maker, who then sent a protégé to detonate it, experts say.
  • Allegiant to offer free services for qualifying military personnel

    Allegiant to offer free services for qualifying military personnel

    Thursday, May 25 2017 11:00 AM EDT2017-05-25 15:00:33 GMT
    (WENY) - An airline that flies through the Elmira-Corning Regional Airport is now offering select free services for qualifying military personnel. The Allegiant Honors will offer select services to active duty military, reserve and national guard and their families. Free services for U.S. active or reserve duty and National Guard include up to 3 pieces of checked baggage free, no charge for oversized checked baggage, one carry-on bag within size limits, free boarding pass print...
    (WENY) - An airline that flies through the Elmira-Corning Regional Airport is now offering select free services for qualifying military personnel. The Allegiant Honors will offer select services to active duty military, reserve and national guard and their families. Free services for U.S. active or reserve duty and National Guard include up to 3 pieces of checked baggage free, no charge for oversized checked baggage, one carry-on bag within size limits, free boarding pass print...
  • Science Says: Medications prevent opioid addiction relapse

    Science Says: Medications prevent opioid addiction relapse

    Thursday, May 25 2017 3:46 AM EDT2017-05-25 07:46:23 GMT
    Thursday, May 25 2017 3:46 AM EDT2017-05-25 07:46:23 GMT
    Remarks by a top U.S. health official have reignited a quarrel in the world of addiction and recovery.
    Remarks by a top U.S. health official have reignited a quarrel in the world of addiction and recovery.
  • Manchester resident talks about the attack aftermath

    Manchester resident talks about the attack aftermath

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 7:45 PM EDT2017-05-23 23:45:32 GMT

    WENY News spoke to Manchester resident, Becky Gallagher, who always thought of her city as a friendly one. 

    WENY News spoke to Manchester resident, Becky Gallagher, who always thought of her city as a friendly one. 

  • RECALL: Graco recalling 25,000 car seats

    RECALL: Graco recalling 25,000 car seats

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 12:04 PM EDT2017-05-24 16:04:24 GMT

    The child seat webbing may not adequately restrain the child. 

    The child seat webbing may not adequately restrain the child. 

  • Chief says investigation involves 'a network'

    Chief says investigation involves 'a network'

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 11:16 AM EDT2017-05-24 15:16:31 GMT

    Manchester's police chief has told reporters that it is clear "this is a network we are investigating" as he gave an update on the probe into the bomb attack at a pop concert in the city.

    Manchester's police chief has told reporters that it is clear "this is a network we are investigating" as he gave an update on the probe into the bomb attack at a pop concert in the city.

  • House intel panel to issue subpoenas for Flynn material

    House intel panel to issue subpoenas for Flynn material

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 11:02 AM EDT2017-05-24 15:02:56 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) - The ranking Democrat on the House intelligence committee says the panel will be issuing subpoenas to get former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn to cooperate with its investigation into Russian activities during the 2016 election.      Rep. Adam Schiff of California told reporters at a breakfast Wednesday that Flynn has declined to provide materials to the committee. He says the committee will be "following up with subpoenas" to maximi...
    WASHINGTON (AP) - The ranking Democrat on the House intelligence committee says the panel will be issuing subpoenas to get former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn to cooperate with its investigation into Russian activities during the 2016 election.      Rep. Adam Schiff of California told reporters at a breakfast Wednesday that Flynn has declined to provide materials to the committee. He says the committee will be "following up with subpoenas" to maximi...
  • Trump administration hits reset in FBI director search

    Trump administration hits reset in FBI director search

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 10:11 AM EDT2017-05-24 14:11:47 GMT

    The team tasked by the White House with finding a new director for the FBI is resetting its search, a senior administration official told CNN.

    The team tasked by the White House with finding a new director for the FBI is resetting its search, a senior administration official told CNN.

  • Poem rings loud against terrorism at Manchester vigil

    Poem rings loud against terrorism at Manchester vigil

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 6:08 PM EDT2017-05-23 22:08:04 GMT
    At a vigil Tuesday in Manchester, England, a defiant poet Tony Walsh reminded residents that their city is much more than the site of a deadly suicide bombing.
    At a vigil Tuesday in Manchester, England, a defiant poet Tony Walsh reminded residents that their city is much more than the site of a deadly suicide bombing.
  • US officials identify bomber as Salman Abedi

    US officials identify bomber as Salman Abedi

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 1:14 PM EDT2017-05-23 17:14:01 GMT
    MANCHESTER, England (AP) - Officials in the United States say British authorities have identified the suspect in the Manchester suicide bombing attack as Salman Abedi.      A U.S. official confirmed the identity Tuesday to The Associated Press. No additional details were immediately available.      The bombing Monday night at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester killed 22 people and sparked a stampede of young concertgoers.      The Islam...
    MANCHESTER, England (AP) - Officials in the United States say British authorities have identified the suspect in the Manchester suicide bombing attack as Salman Abedi.      A U.S. official confirmed the identity Tuesday to The Associated Press. No additional details were immediately available.      The bombing Monday night at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester killed 22 people and sparked a stampede of young concertgoers.      The Islam...
  • Man arrested in connection to blast at Manchester arena

    Man arrested in connection to blast at Manchester arena

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 8:25 AM EDT2017-05-23 12:25:24 GMT

    The explosion killed 22 people and injured 59, many of them teenagers.

    The explosion killed 22 people and injured 59, many of them teenagers.

  • Manchester terror attack: 22 dead at Ariana Grande concert blast

    Manchester terror attack: 22 dead at Ariana Grande concert blast

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 5:35 AM EDT2017-05-23 09:35:55 GMT

    At least 22 people, including children, have been killed in a bombing at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester.

    At least 22 people, including children, have been killed in a bombing at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester.

  • The Latest: Corbyn says he, prime minister halting campaigns

    The Latest: Corbyn says he, prime minister halting campaigns

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 2:55 AM EDT2017-05-23 06:55:03 GMT
    Tuesday, May 23 2017 2:55 AM EDT2017-05-23 06:55:03 GMT
    The Latest: British Prime Minister Theresa May says government working to learn full details of the blast that killed 19 people at Ariana Grande concert in Manchester.
    The Latest: British Prime Minister Theresa May says government working to learn full details of the blast that killed 19 people at Ariana Grande concert in Manchester.
  • Trump makes historic visit to Western Wall

    Trump makes historic visit to Western Wall

    Monday, May 22 2017 10:07 AM EDT2017-05-22 14:07:35 GMT
    President Donald Trump on Monday became the first sitting US president to visit the Western Wall, one of the holiest sites in Judaism.
    President Donald Trump on Monday became the first sitting US president to visit the Western Wall, one of the holiest sites in Judaism.
  • Source: Flynn will invoke Fifth Amendment

    Source: Flynn will invoke Fifth Amendment

    Monday, May 22 2017 11:21 AM EDT2017-05-22 15:21:55 GMT

    Flynn's decision comes less than two weeks after the committee issued a subpoena for Flynn's documents as part of the panel's investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 election.

    Flynn's decision comes less than two weeks after the committee issued a subpoena for Flynn's documents as part of the panel's investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 election.

  • Supreme Court strikes down 2 NC congressional districts

    Supreme Court strikes down 2 NC congressional districts

    Monday, May 22 2017 11:07 AM EDT2017-05-22 15:07:20 GMT

    The justices ruled Monday that Republicans who controlled the state legislature and governor's office in 2011 placed too many African-Americans in the two districts.

    The justices ruled Monday that Republicans who controlled the state legislature and governor's office in 2011 placed too many African-Americans in the two districts.

  • Jury selection begins for Bill Cosby's trial

    Jury selection begins for Bill Cosby's trial

    Monday, May 22 2017 9:20 AM EDT2017-05-22 13:20:10 GMT

    Jurors are being chosen in Pittsburgh starting Monday for Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial.

    Jurors are being chosen in Pittsburgh starting Monday for Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial.

  • Hot Dogs Recalled For Metal Contamination

    Hot Dogs Recalled For Metal Contamination

    Monday, May 22 2017 7:51 AM EDT2017-05-22 11:51:30 GMT

    More than 100 tons of the iconic Nathan's brand and Curtis brand beef hot dogs are being recalled. 

    More than 100 tons of the iconic Nathan's brand and Curtis brand beef hot dogs are being recalled. 

  • Trump Receives Extravagant Welcome on First International Trip

    Trump Receives Extravagant Welcome on First International Trip

    Saturday, May 20 2017 9:03 AM EDT2017-05-20 13:03:59 GMT

    President Donald Trump was lavished with extravagant royal pomp Saturday during his first stop abroad as President, an elaborate start to a trip meant to bolster international partnerships but which aides now hope can reset a scandal-pocked narrative back home. Trump's stop in an enthusiastic Saudi capital is the first in a nine-day, five-country swing across the Middle East and Europe. 

    President Donald Trump was lavished with extravagant royal pomp Saturday during his first stop abroad as President, an elaborate start to a trip meant to bolster international partnerships but which aides now hope can reset a scandal-pocked narrative back home. Trump's stop in an enthusiastic Saudi capital is the first in a nine-day, five-country swing across the Middle East and Europe. 

  • Cases Involving Fentanyl Doubled in Past Year

    Cases Involving Fentanyl Doubled in Past Year

    Saturday, May 20 2017 8:47 AM EDT2017-05-20 12:47:57 GMT

    The United States is seeing a dramatic increase in drugs containing fentanyl, newly released data from the Drug Enforcement Administration shows. From 2015 to 2016, more than twice as many drugs seized by law enforcement agencies and submitted to labs have tested positive for fentanyl, in what appears to be an escalating trend. 

    The United States is seeing a dramatic increase in drugs containing fentanyl, newly released data from the Drug Enforcement Administration shows. From 2015 to 2016, more than twice as many drugs seized by law enforcement agencies and submitted to labs have tested positive for fentanyl, in what appears to be an escalating trend. 

  • Driver charged with murder in Times Square crash

    Driver charged with murder in Times Square crash

    Friday, May 19 2017 12:36 AM EDT2017-05-19 04:36:38 GMT
    Richard Rojas, the man who allegedly struck a group of pedestrians with his vehicle in Manhattan's Times Square Thursday, has been arrested and charged with murder, 20 counts of attempted murder and five counts of...
    Richard Rojas, the man who allegedly struck a group of pedestrians with his vehicle in Manhattan's Times Square Thursday, has been arrested and charged with murder, 20 counts of attempted murder and five counts of...
  • Sweden drops Julian Assange rape investigation

    Sweden drops Julian Assange rape investigation

    Friday, May 19 2017 5:36 AM EDT2017-05-19 09:36:39 GMT
    Sweden is dropping its investigation into WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on rape allegations, according to a prosecution statement released Friday.
    Sweden is dropping its investigation into WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on rape allegations, according to a prosecution statement released Friday.
  • Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein briefs House members

    Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein briefs House members

    Friday, May 19 2017 11:07 AM EDT2017-05-19 15:07:28 GMT
    Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein on Friday briefed members of the House of Representatives following a tumultuous several weeks where Rosenstein was thrust into the spotlight following President Donald...
    Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein on Friday briefed members of the House of Representatives following a tumultuous several weeks where Rosenstein was thrust into the spotlight following President Donald Trump's firing...
  • White House says Trump will hold off on naming FBI director

    White House says Trump will hold off on naming FBI director

    Friday, May 19 2017 12:58 PM EDT2017-05-19 16:58:41 GMT

    President Donald Trump has been narrowing a short list and interviewing candidates to replace FBI Director James Comey, whom Trump fired on May 9.
     

    President Donald Trump has been narrowing a short list and interviewing candidates to replace FBI Director James Comey, whom Trump fired on May 9.
     

  • Appeals court strikes down FAA drone registration rule

    Appeals court strikes down FAA drone registration rule

    Friday, May 19 2017 12:51 PM EDT2017-05-19 16:51:34 GMT

    The FAA had announced the rule in 2015 in response to growing reports of drones flying near manned aircraft and airports.

    The FAA had announced the rule in 2015 in response to growing reports of drones flying near manned aircraft and airports.

  • Anthony Weiner cries while apologizing in court

    Anthony Weiner cries while apologizing in court

    Friday, May 19 2017 12:31 PM EDT2017-05-19 16:31:36 GMT

    The judge told him he would have to register as a sex offender.

    The judge told him he would have to register as a sex offender.

  • Anthony Weiner to plead guilty in sexting case

    Anthony Weiner to plead guilty in sexting case

    Friday, May 19 2017 10:10 AM EDT2017-05-19 14:10:52 GMT
    NEW YORK (AP) -  A law enforcement official says former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner has agreed to plead guilty to a charge of transferring obscene material to a minor.      The former congressman is expected to enter the plea Friday.      The official wasn't authorized to speak about the plea bargain because the criminal charges had yet to be filed publicly with the court and spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity.      T...
    NEW YORK (AP) -  A law enforcement official says former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner has agreed to plead guilty to a charge of transferring obscene material to a minor.      The former congressman is expected to enter the plea Friday.      The official wasn't authorized to speak about the plea bargain because the criminal charges had yet to be filed publicly with the court and spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity.      T...
  • Roger Ailes, who built Fox News into a powerhouse, dies at 77

    Roger Ailes, who built Fox News into a powerhouse, dies at 77

    Thursday, May 18 2017 9:00 AM EDT2017-05-18 13:00:06 GMT

    Roger Ailes, who built Fox News Channel into a ratings powerhouse over two decades before he was forced out in a sexual harassment scandal, died Thursday. He was 77. 

    Roger Ailes, who built Fox News Channel into a ratings powerhouse over two decades before he was forced out in a sexual harassment scandal, died Thursday. He was 77. 

  • US: More immigrants arrested, fewer deported under Trump

    US: More immigrants arrested, fewer deported under Trump

    Wednesday, May 17 2017 12:51 PM EDT2017-05-17 16:51:42 GMT
    SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - The number of people arrested by immigration agents in the early months of the Trump administration has increased nearly 40 percent compared to last year.      U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement says agents arrested 41,300 immigrants suspected of being in the country illegally during a 100-day period from Jan. 22 to April 29.      The agency said Wednesday that 30,000 immigrants were arrested in a comparable period in 2016. ...
    SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - The number of people arrested by immigration agents in the early months of the Trump administration has increased nearly 40 percent compared to last year.      U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement says agents arrested 41,300 immigrants suspected of being in the country illegally during a 100-day period from Jan. 22 to April 29.      The agency said Wednesday that 30,000 immigrants were arrested in a comparable period in 2016. ...
  • McCain: Russia probe reaching the point 'of Watergate size'

    McCain: Russia probe reaching the point 'of Watergate size'

    Wednesday, May 17 2017 9:37 AM EDT2017-05-17 13:37:33 GMT
    Sen. John McCain invoked Watergate in describing the escalating controversy surrounding alleged ties between President Donald Trump's campaign and Russia.
    Sen. John McCain invoked Watergate in describing the escalating controversy surrounding alleged ties between President Donald Trump's campaign and Russia.
  • Chelsea Manning released from prison

    Chelsea Manning released from prison

    Wednesday, May 17 2017 8:24 AM EDT2017-05-17 12:24:55 GMT

    Chelsea Manning, the former Army intelligence analyst behind one of the largest classified information leaks in US history, was released from military prison early Wednesday morning, an Army spokeswoman said.

    Chelsea Manning, the former Army intelligence analyst behind one of the largest classified information leaks in US history, was released from military prison early Wednesday morning, an Army spokeswoman said.

  • US industrial production posts biggest gain since 2014

    US industrial production posts biggest gain since 2014

    Tuesday, May 16 2017 12:38 PM EDT2017-05-16 16:38:05 GMT

    American industry expanded production last month at the fastest pace in more than three years as manufacturers and mines recovered from a March downturn.

    American industry expanded production last month at the fastest pace in more than three years as manufacturers and mines recovered from a March downturn.

  • Your next job interview could be with a recruiter bot

    Your next job interview could be with a recruiter bot

    Tuesday, May 16 2017 9:36 AM EDT2017-05-16 13:36:01 GMT
    Some worry artificial intelligence will steal human jobs -- but one startup is betting that its AI will actually help you get a job.
    Some worry artificial intelligence will steal human jobs -- but one startup is betting that its AI will actually help you get a job.
  • Washington Post: Trump leaked classified info to Russians

    Washington Post: Trump leaked classified info to Russians

    Monday, May 15 2017 6:36 PM EDT2017-05-15 22:36:10 GMT
    President Donald Trump shared highly classified information with the Russian foreign minister and Russian ambassador to the US in a White House meeting last week, according to The Washington Post.
    President Donald Trump shared highly classified information with the Russian foreign minister and Russian ambassador to the US in a White House meeting last week, according to The Washington Post.
  • Arizona police: Woman switched flour for formula

    Arizona police: Woman switched flour for formula

    Monday, May 15 2017 4:03 AM EDT2017-05-15 08:03:03 GMT
    Monday, May 15 2017 4:03 AM EDT2017-05-15 08:03:03 GMT
    A Tucson woman is accused of substituting flour for infant formula in containers returned to several local stores for refunds and police have warned the public to check formula containers' seals for tampering.
    A Tucson woman is accused of substituting flour for infant formula in containers returned to several local stores for refunds and police have warned the public to check formula containers' seals for tampering.
  • Trump urges grads to draw lessons from his outsider status

    Trump urges grads to draw lessons from his outsider status

    Sunday, May 14 2017 11:03 AM EDT2017-05-14 15:03:37 GMT

    President Trump encouraged graduating seniors at Liberty University to draw lessons from his example as a political outsider.

    President Trump encouraged graduating seniors at Liberty University to draw lessons from his example as a political outsider.

  • World reels from massive cyberattack that hit nearly 100 countries

    World reels from massive cyberattack that hit nearly 100 countries

    Sunday, May 14 2017 10:22 AM EDT2017-05-14 14:22:21 GMT

    Organizations around the world were digging out this weekend from what experts are calling one of the biggest cyberattacks ever.

    Organizations around the world were digging out this weekend from what experts are calling one of the biggest cyberattacks ever.

  • Washington D.C. vigil honors fallen officers for National Police Week

    Washington D.C. vigil honors fallen officers for National Police Week

    Sunday, May 14 2017 10:06 AM EDT2017-05-14 14:06:10 GMT

    Washington's National Mall was lit up Saturday night by a candlelight vigil, honoring the fallen police officers across the country.

    Washington's National Mall was lit up Saturday night by a candlelight vigil, honoring the fallen police officers across the country.

  • Delta Apologizes for False Electronics Ban Sign

    Delta Apologizes for False Electronics Ban Sign

    Saturday, May 13 2017 8:47 AM EDT2017-05-13 12:47:14 GMT

    Even delta airlines is confused by the electronics ban on flights to America. Delta briefly posted a sign in its Cincinnati terminal Friday.

    Even delta airlines is confused by the electronics ban on flights to America. Delta briefly posted a sign in its Cincinnati terminal Friday.

  • trumps warns former FBI director

    Trump Warns Former FBI Director, Talks of Tape Recordings

    Trump Warns Former FBI Director, Talks of Tape Recordings

    Saturday, May 13 2017 8:28 AM EDT2017-05-13 12:28:41 GMT

    Tape recordings in the oval office have remained a thing of the past ever since they helped undo Richard Nixon's administration. But now President Trump may have just suggested there could be recordings of his conversations with the FBI chief he fired.

    Tape recordings in the oval office have remained a thing of the past ever since they helped undo Richard Nixon's administration. But now President Trump may have just suggested there could be recordings of his conversations with the FBI chief he fired.

  • Michelle Obama Criticizes Trump's School Lunch Policy

    Michelle Obama Criticizes Trump's School Lunch Policy

    Saturday, May 13 2017 5:59 AM EDT2017-05-13 09:59:56 GMT

    Washington, D.C. (CNN) -- Former first lady Michelle Obama expressed concern Friday over the Trump administration's decision to scale back school meal nutritional requirements. "You have to stop and think, 'Why don't you want our kids to have good food at school? What is wrong with you, and why is that a partisan issue?" Obama said at the annual summit of the Partnership for a Healthier America, a nonprofit that works with the private and public sectors to fight childhood o...

    Washington, D.C. (CNN) -- Former first lady Michelle Obama expressed concern Friday over the Trump administration's decision to scale back school meal nutritional requirements. "You have to stop and think, 'Why don't you want our kids to have good food at school? What is wrong with you, and why is that a partisan issue?" Obama said at the annual summit of the Partnership for a Healthier America, a nonprofit that works with the private and public sectors to fight childhood o...

  • Speeding Amtrak engineer charged in 2015 crash that killed 8

    Speeding Amtrak engineer charged in 2015 crash that killed 8

    Saturday, May 13 2017 4:02 AM EDT2017-05-13 08:02:48 GMT
    Saturday, May 13 2017 4:02 AM EDT2017-05-13 08:02:48 GMT
    Pennsylvania's top prosecutor charged an Amtrak engineer Friday with causing a catastrophe, involuntary manslaughter and other crimes in a 2015 derailment that came after he accelerated to 106 mph on a 50 mph curve.
    Pennsylvania's top prosecutor charged an Amtrak engineer Friday with causing a catastrophe, involuntary manslaughter and other crimes in a 2015 derailment that came after he accelerated to 106 mph on a 50 mph curve.
  • Warner: Comey won't testify to intel panel next week

    Warner: Comey won't testify to intel panel next week

    Friday, May 12 2017 5:45 PM EDT2017-05-12 21:45:30 GMT
    (CNN) -- Former FBI Director James Comey will not testify before the Senate intelligence committee next week, according to the panel's vice chairman, Democratic Sen. Mark Warner of Virginia. "We just heard from the director that he's not able to make Tuesday," Warner told CNN's Manu Raju. "It's my hope that that we will be able to find a time. I think it's really important that the Congress, and more broadly the American people, hear Director Comey's side of the story....
    (CNN) -- Former FBI Director James Comey will not testify before the Senate intelligence committee next week, according to the panel's vice chairman, Democratic Sen. Mark Warner of Virginia. "We just heard from the director that he's not able to make Tuesday," Warner told CNN's Manu Raju. "It's my hope that that we will be able to find a time. I think it's really important that the Congress, and more broadly the American people, hear Director Comey's side of the story....
  • Apple awards Corning first Advanced Manufacturing Fund investment

    Apple awards Corning first Advanced Manufacturing Fund investment

    Friday, May 12 2017 12:58 PM EDT2017-05-12 16:58:45 GMT
    CORNING, NY (WENY) - Corning Incorporated is getting a big boost from a major tech company. Apple announced it will give Corning Inc. $200 million dollars from the new Apple Advanced Manufacturing fund. It's part of the company's commitment to fostering innovation among American manufacturers. The money will support Corning's research and development, equipment needs, and state-of-the-art glass processing. The investment will mostly help Corning's facility in Harrodsburg, Kentucky. ...
    CORNING, NY (WENY) - Corning Incorporated is getting a big boost from a major tech company. Apple announced it will give Corning Inc. $200 million dollars from the new Apple Advanced Manufacturing fund. It's part of the company's commitment to fostering innovation among American manufacturers. The money will support Corning's research and development, equipment needs, and state-of-the-art glass processing. The investment will mostly help Corning's facility in Harrodsburg, Kentucky. ...
  • AP sources: Trump to launch panel to investigate voter fraud

    AP sources: Trump to launch panel to investigate voter fraud

    Thursday, May 11 2017 9:59 AM EDT2017-05-11 13:59:18 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is expected to sign an executive order on Thursday launching a commission to review alleged voter fraud and voter suppression in the U.S. election system. That's according to three White House officials.      One official says Vice President Mike Pence and Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach will lead the commission, which will look at allegations of improper voting and fraudulent voter registration in states and nationally. Th...
    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is expected to sign an executive order on Thursday launching a commission to review alleged voter fraud and voter suppression in the U.S. election system. That's according to three White House officials.      One official says Vice President Mike Pence and Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach will lead the commission, which will look at allegations of improper voting and fraudulent voter registration in states and nationally. Th...
  • Made in America Manufacturing Communities Act

    Made in America Manufacturing Communities Act

    Thursday, May 11 2017 9:40 AM EDT2017-05-11 13:40:52 GMT

    (WENY) - Growing our economy and keeping American companies in business- that’s the mission of a new program from New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand. ? She’s introducing a bill in Congress that would designate specific areas as ‘manufacturing communities’ -- placing them in the front line to receive billions of dollars in federal funding. WENY Washington Correspondent Kellie Meyer hears how the bill could help businesses across the country, specifically ...

    (WENY) - Growing our economy and keeping American companies in business- that’s the mission of a new program from New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand. ? She’s introducing a bill in Congress that would designate specific areas as ‘manufacturing communities’ -- placing them in the front line to receive billions of dollars in federal funding. WENY Washington Correspondent Kellie Meyer hears how the bill could help businesses across the country, specifically ...

  • BREAKING US attacks Syrian air base with cruise missiles

    BREAKING US attacks Syrian air base with cruise missiles

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The United States has attacked a Syrian air base with roughly 60 cruise missiles in response to a chemical weapons attack it blames on President Bashar Assad.   U.S. officials say the Tomahawk missiles were fired from two warships in the Mediterranean Sea, targeting a government-controlled air base in Syria.   U.S. officials say Syrian government aircraft killed dozens of civilians by using chlorine mixed with a nerve agent, possibly sarin, earlier this wee...
    WASHINGTON (AP) - The United States has attacked a Syrian air base with roughly 60 cruise missiles in response to a chemical weapons attack it blames on President Bashar Assad.   U.S. officials say the Tomahawk missiles were fired from two warships in the Mediterranean Sea, targeting a government-controlled air base in Syria.   U.S. officials say Syrian government aircraft killed dozens of civilians by using chlorine mixed with a nerve agent, possibly sarin, earlier this wee...
  • GSK Albuterol Inhalers Recall

    GSK Albuterol Inhalers Recall

    (CNN) -- Glaxo-Smith-Kline is voluntarily recalling more than 590,000 albuterol inhalers. When the inhalers are functioning properly, they release a fixed dose of the medication, albuterol, to treat conditions like asthma. The British pharmaceutical company says the recalled devices could potentially deliver incorrect dosages. The voluntary recall is not on the patient-level, but patients are encouraged to seek immediate medical attention if their inhaler is not relieving symp...
    (CNN) -- Glaxo-Smith-Kline is voluntarily recalling more than 590,000 albuterol inhalers. When the inhalers are functioning properly, they release a fixed dose of the medication, albuterol, to treat conditions like asthma. The British pharmaceutical company says the recalled devices could potentially deliver incorrect dosages. The voluntary recall is not on the patient-level, but patients are encouraged to seek immediate medical attention if their inhaler is not relieving symp...
  • Ribbon Cut on the New Seeley Creek Bridge

    Ribbon Cut on the New Seeley Creek Bridge

    JACKSON TWP., PA (WENY) - The first bridge replaced under the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation's Rapid Bridge Replacement Project for 2017 was completed Thursday. Officials cut the ribbon on the new Route 549 bridge over Seeley Creek in Jackson Township. The project is part of a statewide initiative replacing nearly 560 bridges throughout the state. Construction started in early February. The construction company also presented a check for $2,074.32 to the Mansfield Univers...
    JACKSON TWP., PA (WENY) - The first bridge replaced under the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation's Rapid Bridge Replacement Project for 2017 was completed Thursday. Officials cut the ribbon on the new Route 549 bridge over Seeley Creek in Jackson Township. The project is part of a statewide initiative replacing nearly 560 bridges throughout the state. Construction started in early February. The construction company also presented a check for $2,074.32 to the Mansfield Univers...
  • Frein Hospitalized, Trial Put on Hold

    Frein Hospitalized, Trial Put on Hold

    Friday, April 7 2017 4:18 AM EDT2017-04-07 08:18:28 GMT
    Tuesday, April 18 2017 4:03 AM EDT2017-04-18 08:03:01 GMT

    MILFORD, Pa. (AP) - An anti-government sharpshooter charged with killing a Pennsylvania police trooper and injuring a second in a 2014 ambush at their barracks has been hospitalized and his trial has been delayed. Defense attorney Michael Weinstein tells The Associated Press he was informed that Eric Frein was taken to the hospital around 8 a.m. Thursday. He says he doesn't know the reason. Pike County District Attorney Ray Tonkin told the AP that prosecutors and the defense are...

    MILFORD, Pa. (AP) - An anti-government sharpshooter charged with killing a Pennsylvania police trooper and injuring a second in a 2014 ambush at their barracks has been hospitalized and his trial has been delayed. Defense attorney Michael Weinstein tells The Associated Press he was informed that Eric Frein was taken to the hospital around 8 a.m. Thursday. He says he doesn't know the reason. Pike County District Attorney Ray Tonkin told the AP that prosecutors and the defense are...

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