Father of Indonesian man sues Boeing over Lion Air crash

His son was one of 189 killed when the 737 MAX 8 airliner dove into the Java Sea on Oct. 29.

 

Fire evacuees living in Walmart’s tent city have to move

Officials will start moving people Friday to the Butte County Fairgrounds.

  • Nov 16, 2018

 

631 people reported missing in California fire; 63 dead

The list may include some who fled the blaze and don’t realize they’ve been reported missing.

  • Nov 16, 2018

 

Remembering the sweet life of a town wiped out by wildfire

Paradise, a town of 27,000, literally went up in smoke in the deadliest wildfire in California history.

  • Nov 16, 2018

WikiLeaks chief could see charges, US court filing suggests

The Justice Department inadvertently named Julian Assange in acourt filing in an unrelated case.

  • Nov 16, 2018

North Korea says it has tested ‘ultramodern tactical weapon’

But it didn’t describe what sort of weapon it was.

Last Khmer Rouge leaders guilty of genocide, get life terms

Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan were sentenced to life in prison; Cambodia has no death penalty.

  • Nov 15, 2018

FBI re-creates decoy heads Alcatraz inmates used in escape

The heads were made by inmates Frank Morris and John and Clarence Anglin of soap, plaster and human hair.

  • Nov 15, 2018

Roy Clark, country guitar virtuoso, ‘Hee Haw’ star, has died

He played the guitar, banjo, fiddle, mandolin and harmonica, and was a member of the Grand Ole Opry.

  • Nov 15, 2018

AP source: Whitaker told Graham that Mueller probe to go on

Democrats have called for Whitaker to recuse himself from overseeing the Mueller investigation.

  • Nov 15, 2018

Couple, homeless man charged in charitable scam

“The entire campaign was predicated on a lie,” the prosecutor said. Donors will get their money back.

  • Nov 15, 2018

Judge: Florida election problems make it a ‘laughingstock’

He rejected a request to extend the deadline later in the day for counties to submit recount results.

  • Nov 15, 2018

Senate lets Bahrain arms sale proceed; Yemen unease grows

Bahrain is a member of the Saudi-led coalition at war with Iran-aligned rebels in Yemen.

  • Nov 15, 2018

UKs defiant May tells critics its her Brexit deal or chaos

Two Cabinet ministers resigned and some lawmakers from May’s own party called for her to be replaced.

  • Nov 15, 2018

Migrants fill Tijuana shelters, more on way to US border

Some residents of the upper-middle-class enclave appeared worried about crime and sanitation.

  • Nov 15, 2018

John Lennon’s murderer says he didn’t want the singer to suffer

But he certainly did want the former Beatle dead when shot him on Dec. 8, 1980.

  • Nov 15, 2018

Saudi prosecutor seeks death penalty in Khashoggi’s killing

“His royal highness the crown prince has nothing to do with this issue,” the Saudi Foreign Minister said.

  • Nov 15, 2018

Walmart flexes its muscle against Amazon

Walmart sales were strong in such areas as fall seasonal goods, toys and fresh food.

  • Nov 15, 2018

Rare two-headed snake found in Virginia has died

What are the chances of finding another two-headed snake in the wild? “Slim to none.”

  • Nov 15, 2018

Soros wants Facebook probed after report of a smear campaign

The NY Times reported the company hired a research firm to discredit critics by linking them to Soros.

  • Nov 15, 2018