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March 11, 2018 7:17 PM Ethiopian immigration in doubt ahead of Israeli budget vote

An Israeli government official says a last-ditch attempt to approve the reunification of hundreds of families split between Israel and Ethiopia has fallen through. The families are relying on the Cabinet to agree to fund the immigration of 8,000 Ethiopians before parliament votes on the national budget, expected this week. The official says the government 74

March 11, 2018 4:13 PM The Latest: 11 people on board plane that crashed in Iran

Iran's state-run IRNA news agency says at least 11 people were on board the small Turkish private plane that crashed. That's according to a report Sunday night on the crash that quotes the Iranian Red Crescent. Iran's state TV is quoting Mojtaba Khaledi, the spokesman of the country's emergency management organization, as saying the plane hit a mountain 89

March 11, 2018 4:28 AM Selection Sunday 2018: NCAA Tournament automatic bids, conference tournament brackets

Conference tournament season is winding down and automatic NCAA Tournament bids are being handed out like cookies as Selection Sunday is officially upon us. That means the clock is ticking for when the selection committee reveals its official field of 68 teams on Sunday evening. If you're a college hoops junkie, you've already got your blank NCAA Tournament 35

March 10, 2018 12:39 PM Afghan official says Taliban attack kills 15 security forces

KABUL, Afghanistan – An Afghan official says at least 15 security forces have been killed in an attack by Taliban fighters in western Farah province. Fared Bakhtawar, head of the provincial council, said Saturday that seven army commandos and eight police are among those 15 killed in Bala Buluk district. Bakhtawer said three other security forces are missing 83

March 9, 2018 8:07 PM Trump to attend Summit of the Americas meeting in Peru

LIMA, Peru – U.S. President Donald Trump will attend the Summit of the Americas regional meeting of Western Hemisphere leaders in Peru. A high-ranking Peruvian government official with direct knowledge of the upcoming event confirmed to The Associated Press on Friday that Trump plans to attend. Leaders around Latin America have been watching closely 64

March 9, 2018 7:54 PM Trump Organization donated $151,470 in profits from foreign governments to U.S. Treasury

WASHINGTON— A Trump Organization executive says the company has donated $151,470 in foreign government profits at its hotels and similar businesses last year to the U.S. Treasury. Company official George Sorial says the voluntary donation fulfills the company’s pledge to donate profits from foreign government patronage while Trump is President. Sorial 116

March 9, 2018 3:38 PM Stephen Colbert Goes Off the Cuff About the Trump-Kim Jong Un Meeting

The Late Show isn’t known for breaking news, but that didn’t stop Stephen Colbert from going off-the-cuff on Thursday night’s episode. Colbert responded in real time to the news that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was open to talks with President Donald Trump. “Tonight we learned about an official invitation from Kim Jong Un to meet Trump,” Colbert 77

March 9, 2018 12:52 PM Official says car bomb explosion kills 3 in Libya's east

BENGHAZI, Libya – A military spokesman says a car bomb explosion has killed at least three security personnel at a checkpoint south of the northeastern Libyan town of Ajdabiya. Faisal Ahbale said Friday's attack took place at the town's southern entrance. No group immediately claimed responsibility but Ahbale said he believes it was carried out by the extremist 57

March 9, 2018 12:47 PM Make Room by Jonathan McReynolds on Apple Music

Contemporary gospel artist Jonathan McReynolds, a native of Chicago, Illinois' south side, learned to play drums and keyboards prior to taking up singing in high school. He was briefly a member of the group Mind Over Matter, which released an EP before his solo move. McReynolds recorded a short set of songs and distributed it to family members with no intention 94

March 9, 2018 8:45 AM Pioneering marathon runner Switzer to race in London

(Reuters) - Kathrine Switzer will compete in the London Marathon for the first time in April, the American said, 51 years after becoming the first woman to complete the Boston Marathon. Women were barred from running the Boston Marathon before Switzer challenged the ban, competing under her initials in 1967. Switzer, who ran in Boston with the bib number 62