News archive from 17 February 2017

Trump seeks pause in legal fight with revised travel ban

SAN FRANCISCO –  The Trump administration said in court documents on Thursday it wants a pause in the legal fight over its ban on travelers from seven predominantly Muslim nations, so it can issue a replacement ban as it strives to protect the nation...

Fox News, 19:02 in Politics
 
Trump, in unprecedented fashion for a president, rips press

Trump, in unprecedented fashion for a president, rips press

WASHINGTON (AP) — The leaks are real. But the news about them is fake. The White House is a fine-tuned machine. Russia is a ruse. For its stunning moments and memorable one-liners, Donald Trump's first solo news conference as president has no rivals...

Chron, 19:08 in Politics
 
New-look Arizona State baseball opens season Friday

New-look Arizona State baseball opens season Friday

Even with an incoming recruiting class ranked as high as No. 1 nationally, Arizona State baseball is a great unknown going into a third season under coach Tracy Smith. None of the returning pitchers won more than six games last season. There are major...

AZCentral, 19:13 in Sport
 
Arizona Wildcats commit DeAndre Ayton excelling outside of state spotlight

Arizona Wildcats commit DeAndre Ayton excelling outside of state spotlight

CLOSESkip in SkipxEmbed xShare Hillcrest Prep's DeAndre Ayton continues to make a name for himself. A few bleachers were set up inside Precision High's small gym in south Phoenix for a news conference that officially announced DeAndre Ayton as a...

AZCentral, 19:13 in Sport
 
Chaffetz seeks to charge ex-Clinton aide in email inquiry

Chaffetz seeks to charge ex-Clinton aide in email inquiry

WASHINGTON –  The Republican chairman of the House Oversight Committee, who has refused Democratic requests to investigate possible conflicts of interest involving President Donald Trump, is seeking criminal charges against a former State Department...

Fox News, 19:20 in Politics
 
Bickley: Diamondbacks finally enter the modern age of baseball

Bickley: Diamondbacks finally enter the modern age of baseball

CLOSESkip in SkipxEmbed xShare WATCH THE LATEST VIDEOS FROM THE DIAMONDBACKS AND THE MLBArizona Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo discusses pitcher Shelby Miller | 1:28Arizona Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo discusses pitcher Shelby Miller at...

AZCentral, 19:21 in Sport
 
Former death-row inmate turned prisoner advocate: 'Hate the crime but still love the person'

Former death-row inmate turned prisoner advocate: 'Hate the crime but still love the person'

One-time death-row inmate turned prisoner-rights advocate Shujaa Graham had himself and members of the audience in tears Thursday during "Life After Death Row" at the Herberger Theater in Phoenix. Graham recounted his experience spending 11...

 

Dave & Buster's in Alabama? Hoover to hear presentation tonight

The Hoover City Council this evening was expected to hear a presentation from Dave & Buster's, according a work session agenda posted on the city's website. The agenda gave no other details only saying the presentation was about "Dave...

 

Dave & Buster's in Alabama? Hoover to hear presentation tonight

The Hoover City Council this evening was expected to hear a presentation from Dave & Buster's, according a work session agenda posted on the city's website. The agenda gave no other details only saying the presentation was about "Dave...

 

AT&T Updates Unlimited Plans in Wake Of Verizon, T-Mobile Changes

The unlimited data plan wars are heating up. Days after Verizon's surprise announcement that it was bringing back unlimited data options and T-Mobile's decision to boost its own plans, AT&T has launched a new—you guessed it!—unlimited data plan....

 

Harward turns down Trump's national security adviser offer, sources say

President Trump's first choice to succeed the departed Michael Flynn as national security adviser has turned the job down due to family reasons, sources close to the situation told Fox News late Thursday.  One source told Fox that retired Navy Vice...

Fox News, 19:41 in Politics
 
Rattlers embracing change in move to Indoor Football League

Rattlers embracing change in move to Indoor Football League

The Rattlers are celebrating 25 years as a football franchise this year. But almost everything is new. The playbooks. The players. The league. The era. After winning three championships and appearing in five ArenaBowls in the past six Arena Football...

AZCentral, 19:45 in Sport
 
Officials: Arizona water users better off without Navajo Generating Station coal plant

Officials: Arizona water users better off without Navajo Generating Station coal plant

CLOSESkip in SkipxEmbed xShare Mine employees and officials talk about the possible closure of the Kayenta Mine. Mark Henle/azcentral.com Metro Phoenix won't dry up without the Navajo Generating Station coal plant, which powers the Central Arizona...

 
DA: Ex-Palm Springs mayor took $375K in bribes from developers

DA: Ex-Palm Springs mayor took $375K in bribes from developers

CLOSESkip in SkipxEmbed xShare Riverside County District Attorney Mike Hestrin announced charges in a corruption case against former Palm Springs mayor Steve Pougnet and developers John Wessman and Richard Meaney. (Feb. 16, 2017) Buy Photo For two...

 
Trump supporters cheer his combative stance with the media

Trump supporters cheer his combative stance with the media

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Critics of President Donald Trump saw in his Thursday news conference a combative, thin-skinned chief executive who continues to blame the media for the controversies roiling his administration. His supporters saw something...

Chron, 20:15 in Politics
 

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