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Google Accelerates Plus Closure After Another Privacy Lapse

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) - Google is still having trouble protecting the personal information on its Plus service, prodding the company to accelerate its plans to shut down a little-used social network that it created to compete against Facebook. A…

US Sanctions 3 North Korean Officials for Human Rights Abuse

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Trump administration has imposed sanctions on three senior North Korean officials for human rights abuses in the isolated country. U.S. officials say the sanctions are intended to call attention to "brutal" censorship and human rights abuses…

FEMA Denies Individual Disaster Aid to Iowa Storm Victims

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - The Federal Emergency Management Agency has again denied Gov. Kim Reynolds' request for disaster assistance to flood victims in four Iowa counties. Reynolds announced Monday that FEMA had denied her appeal of the agency's earlier…

Record Count Reported for Mysterious Paralyzing Illness

NEW YORK (AP) - Health officials are reporting the most cases ever of a mysterious paralyzing illness in children. Fortunately, the disease remains rare. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday reported 158 confirmed cases so far this…

Judge Sets Court Date for Ex-Trump Campaign Chair Manafort

WASHINGTON (AP) - A judge has set a court date for this week for former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort after prosecutors with the special counsel's office detailed lies they say he told them. The scheduling conference will take place…

Trump Plan to Reclassify Nuke Waste Alarms Environmentalists

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - The Trump administration has proposed reclassifying some radioactive waste left from the production of nuclear weapons to make disposal cheaper and easier. The U.S. Department of Energy wants a change in its legal definition of high-level…

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