News archive from 9 April 2018

As Suns' season closes, Alex Len and Danuel House playing for their future

CLOSE House: "My main objective is to show I belong in this league." One player may have been saying goodbye. The other might have said hello. In the big picture, Phoenix's 117-100 loss to the Golden State Warriors Sunday was significant for...

AZCentral, 00:39 in Sport

Trump increasingly weary of staffers' stall tactics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The speech was written. A cast of relatable Americans with emotional stories was standing by to reinforce the message. But President Donald Trump was in no mood to play along. "The hell with it," Trump said, recounting the...

Chron, 00:50 in Politics

Trump warns Assad: 'Big price to pay' for fatal Syria attack

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Sunday condemned a "mindless CHEMICAL attack" in Syria that killed women and children, called Syrian President Bashar Assad an "animal" and said there would be a "big price to...

Chron, 00:50 in Politics

US official says North Korean leader ready to discuss nukes

WASHINGTON (AP) — North Korea's government has communicated with the United States to say that leader Kim Jong Un is ready to discuss his nuclear weapons program with President Donald Trump, officials said Sunday, increasing the likelihood that the...

Chron, 00:50 in Politics

Justice taps prosecutor to speed Republican document demands

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department has tapped a federal prosecutor in Chicago to help speed its response to Republican document demands related to the FBI's handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation, after President Donald Trump...

Chron, 00:50 in Politics

With markets anxious, Trump downplays fears of trade fight

WASHINGTON (AP) — Investors across the globe are bracing for uncertain markets as President Donald Trump tries to downplay fears of a trade dispute between the U.S. and China, suggesting that Beijing will ease trade barriers "because it is the...

Chron, 00:50 in Politics

Pakistan launches new polio vaccination drive

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Pakistani official says authorities have launched a new polio vaccination drive, aiming to reach 38.7 million children under the age of 5. Pakistan is one of few countries where polio is still endemic, along with Afghanistan and...

Chron, 06:13 in Health

TV show picking Massachusetts for a visit

PICK ME, PICK ME: Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz — hosts of the History Channel’s “American Pickers” — are bringing their collecting crew to Massachusetts. We’re told the show is only in the early stages of planning its Bay State visit, but word is,...


D'Amato: Patrick Reed is a Masters champion, but he still has questions to answer

FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedInThe 2018 Masters at Augusta National FullscreenPosted!A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Patrick Reed speaks after receiving his green jacket after winning the Masters. Rob Schumacher, USA TODAY...

Usa Today, 08:30 in Sport

Could Phillip Fulmer help Tennessee's offensive line?

CLOSE Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt met with the media Tuesday after the fourth spring practice Former Tennessee football coach Butch Jones recently made news by taking a job as an intern on Alabama coach Nick Saban's staff. While this marks a change...

Usa Today, 08:39 in Sport

Abbott rings closing bell at Nasdaq

AUSTIN -- Gov. Greg Abbott, who rang a bell to open the New York Stock Exchange almost three years ago, is back in New York City to close trading on another exchange. At 4 p.m. on Monday, the Texas governor is scheduled to ring the Nasdaq closing bell...

Chron, 10:29 in Politics

Texas National Guard troops deploy to U.S.-Mexico border

AUSTIN — Two helicopters deployed an initial wave of Texas National Guard troops to the Mexico border area Friday night, even as their exact duties remained unknown. In the past, National Guard troops deployed to the border have served in logistics,...

Chron, 10:56 in Politics

Titans' Taylor Lewan: 'We're all a little tired of the Preds carrying us'

CLOSE New Tennessee Titans coach Mike Vrabel promised fans would enjoy the product the team will put on the field this upcoming season. Buy Photo Titans left tackle Taylor Lewan particularly likes the three red stars on the inside of the back neckline...

Usa Today, 11:13 in Sport

Spring signing period starts Wednesday for high school seniors

Spring signings begin Wednesday, and Gilbert Perry High may have the most in Arizona with 10 in seven sports. Basketball signing period for NCAA Division I runs until May 16. For Division II, it is Aug. 1. To get on the list of spring signings, please...

AZCentral, 12:00 in Sport

Game Day: Arizona Diamondbacks open series on road vs. San Francisco Giants

CLOSE Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo talks about winning his 100th game as a manager – and about the ejection that took place in the second inning. Follow our updates as the Arizona Diamondbacks take on the Giants in San Francisco. The first game...

AZCentral, 12:00 in Sport

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