A Feb. 16 court date has been set in Stuttgart District Court for three Georgia men facing charges stemming from an investigation into a video that showed a live deer being beaten repeatedly in the head with a heavy textbook in the back seat of a car as it traveled on U.S. 165 near Stuttgart.
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. economy added 151,000 jobs in January, employers raised pay and the unemployment rate dipped to 4.9 percent, the Labor Department said Friday.
As the season of Lent begins next week, many Christians will give up something as a gesture of penitence. Others will delve more deeply into a spiritual discipline or take up a new one, such as fasting, journal writing or a specific prayer practice.
Democratic Party officials in Iowa say they can't do a recount of Monday's presidential caucus results between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders, even if they thought it was appropriate. And both candidates, in their debate Thursday night, said it was no big deal.
A polite name for it would have been racial blackmail except that its practitioners--establishment types all--would have been much too well-bred to call it that. To quote the attorney general of the United States at the time, The Hon. Nicholas Katzenbach, the country could expect racial riots in "30 or 40" American cities if Congress balked at passing President Lyndon Johnson's civil-rights program.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Sunday defied international warnings and launched a long-range rocket that the United Nations and others call a cover for a banned test of ballistic missile technology.
SEASIDE, Ore. (AP) — A police officer in Seaside, Oregon, was fatally shot as he was serving an arrest warrant Friday night, authorities said.
TAINAN, Taiwan (AP) — Rescuers on Sunday found signs of life within the remains of a high-rise residential building that collapsed in a powerful, shallow earthquake in southern Taiwan that killed at least 19 people, as families anxiously waited on site.
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — The Portuguese government says it has agreed to buy 50 percent of the country's carrier TAP Air Portugal for 1.9 million euros ($2.1 million).
WASHINGTON (AP) — Viewers of the latest Republican presidential debate didn't get a straight story from the candidates on U.S. taxes vs. the world, the state of the health insurance marketplace under "Obamacare" or what might happen if that law is taken away.