News archive from 3 May 2018

In letter, Blake Farenthold talks about #MeToo, special election and sexual harassment claims

Rep. Blake Farenthold penned a letter to Gov. Greg Abbott Wednesday saying he will not pay for a special election to replace him. But in the four-page, single-spaced letter, Farenthold also wrote about the #MeToo movement, his office culture and the...

Chron, 19:01 in Politics

Phoenix Suns hiring Igor Kokoskov as new head coach

The Suns are hiring Utah Jazz assistant Igor Kokoskov as their new head coach. Kokoskov was an assistant with the Suns from 2008-2013 and was an early target for the team in its coaching search. A native of Serbia, he will become the first coach born...

AZCentral, 19:25 in Sport

Californians warned about risk from British Columbia oysters

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California health officials say about 100 people statewide have contracted norovirus in the past week after eating raw oysters from British Columbia, Canada. The state Department of Health issued a warning Wednesday about the...

Chron, 19:56 in Health

ASU notes: Pac-12 basketball coaches unsure on 20-game conference schedule

Among the biggest topics at this week's Pac-12 meetings in Scottsdale: The possible move to a 20-game conference schedule, a basketball change already in the works in the Atlantic Coast and Big Ten conferences. Arizona coach Sean Miller in January...

AZCentral, 20:49 in Sport

Diamondbacks' Steven Souza Jr. 'about as close as you can get' to playing shape

The Diamondbacks still aren't sure when outfielder Steven Souza Jr. will make his long-awaited team debut, but Souza is about as ready as he'll ever be. With teammate A.J. Pollock named the National League's Player of the Month for April on Wednesday,...

AZCentral, 20:49 in Sport

Hawaii is set to ban sunscreens to protect coral reefs

HONOLULU (AP) — Many sunscreen makers could soon be forced to change their formulas or be banned from selling the lotions in Hawaii. State lawmakers passed a measure this week that would ban the sale of sunscreens containing oxybenzone and octinoxate...

Chron, 21:09 in Health

Giuliani: Trump repaid Cohen $130K for payment to porn star

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's new lawyer Rudy Giuliani said Wednesday that Trump repaid his personal attorney Michael Cohen for a $130,000 payment to porn star Stormy Daniels, directly contradicting the president's past statements. During...

Chron, 22:19 in Politics

Dem governor candidates agree to debate

AUSTIN — The two Democratic candidates for governor, just weeks before a May 22 runoff to decide who will challenge Republican incumbent Gov. Greg Abbott, agreed Wednesday to an Austin debate on May 11. Final details have not been confirmed for the...

Chron, 22:19 in Politics

Diamondbacks news: Is A.J. Pollock pricing himself out of Arizona?

On the first day after the best month of his career, the Diamondbacks' A.J. Pollock connected for yet another home run. He drove a Clayton Kershaw fastball out to left field for his 10th home run of the season. It gave him - for a day, at least - a...

AZCentral, 23:24 in Sport

Trump's remarks on porn star payment differ from Giuliani's

Remarks by President Donald Trump and his lawyer Rudy Giuliani differ over the matter of the $130,000 payment by Trump's attorney Michael Cohen to porn star Stormy Daniels, who alleges a sexual tryst with Trump in 2006. ___ TRUMP'S EXCHANGE WITH A...

Chron, 00:03 in Politics

Trump: 'Stay tuned' for news on Americans detained in NKorea

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is hinting there soon may be an update on the three Americans being held captive in North Korea. Trump tweeted Wednesday: "As everybody is aware, the past Administration has long been asking for three...

Chron, 00:03 in Politics

Moore: Suns' hiring of Igor Kokoskov as next head coach raises plenty of questions

The decision to hire Utah Jazz assistant Igor Kokoskov as the Phoenix Suns' next head coach raises plenty of questions for a team struggling for identity and consistency - let alone wins. Kokoskov will assume control in Phoenix when Utah's playoff run...

AZCentral, 00:26 in Sport

Shakeup in Trump's legal team may usher in tougher stance

Now Playing: The special counsel leading the Russia investigation raised the prospect in March of issuing a grand jury subpoena for President Donald Trump, his former attorney said. (May 2 ) Media: Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald...

Chron, 00:36 in Politics

Starving Yemen mothers skip meals to save their children

Now Playing: The baby twitches his legs in pain. He's crying but he is so dehydrated his eyes can't produce tears. His belly is inflated as taut as a balloon. He's a victim of Yemen's three-year civil war. (May 3) Media: Associated Press ADEN, Yemen...

Chron, 02:22 in Health

Giuliani says Trump paid back his lawyer for Daniels payment

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump reimbursed his personal lawyer for $130,000 in hush money paid to a porn actress days before the 2016 presidential election, Rudy Giuliani, one of Trump's attorneys, said Wednesday, appearing to contradict the...

Chron, 02:42 in Politics

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