News archive from 21 April 2017

Puerto Rico pushes to privatize operation of public services

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico –  Puerto Rico is ready to sign dozens of new deals to privatize the operation of public services as government funds dwindle amid a decade-long recession, the island's governor told some 800 investors attending a two-day...


Central America worries about more gang deportations from US

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador –  Attorneys general in Central America are expressing concern over comments from their U.S. counterpart suggesting increased deportations of gang members by the United States. El Salvador Attorney General Douglas Melendez...


NAU shooting defendant Steven Jones takes stand, says he feared for his life

CLOSESkip in SkipxEmbed xShare NAU STUDENT SHOOTING CASENAU shooting defendant Steven Jones describes the shooting | 16:17Steven Jones, on trial for first-degree murder and aggravated assault for the NAU shooting in October 2015, describes the...


Canada minister they're looking forward to Trump trade talks

TORONTO –  A Canadian government minister says the administration is looking forward to trade negations with Donald Trump despite the U.S. president's recent criticism of Canadian policy. Trump made his most critical comments yet about Canadian trade...


Sessions to potential illegal immigrants: Don't come, wait your turn

Attorney General Jeff Sessions and DHS Secretary John Kelly made a stop in El Paso, Texas Thursday and warned potential illegal immigrants “don’t come.” “When you are caught, you will be detained, adjudicated and deported,” Sessions said. “Do not come...

Fox News, 19:31 in Politics

Trump says no US role in Libya, moments after Italian PM calls it 'critical'

President Trump’s joint press conference with Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni Thursday included an awkward moment when Trump said there was no role for the U.S. in Libya – moments after Gentiloni outlined what that role would be, and called it...

Fox News, 19:31 in Politics

Arizona Wildcats introduce new assistant coach Lorenzo Romar

CLOSESkip in SkipxEmbed xShare Now that UNC has cut down the nets on this season, USA TODAY Sports' Scott Gleeson looks at which teams and players are poised to make a run at the championship in 2017-18. Lorenzo Romar will be hitting the road to...

AZCentral, 19:37 in Sport

Titanic survivor's fur coat up for auction in the UK

A fur coat worn by a Titanic survivor is up for auction in the U.K. on Saturday. The coat belonged to Mabel Bennett, a first class stewardess on the doomed ship. Titanic struck an iceberg at 11:40 p.m. ship's time on April 14 1912 and sank just over... Sports Awards Athletes of the Week for 2016-17 Sports Awards Athletes of the Week for 2016-17

Each week, Sports Awards will honor two Athletes of the Week, presented by La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries. And each month, we will select from the weekly honors an Athlete of the Month and two runners-up. This long-running list of the...

AZCentral, 19:53 in Sport

Lawmakers approve Arizona's first texting while driving ban

CLOSESkip in SkipxEmbed xShare THE GAGGLE: TALKING POLITICS EVERY WEEK WITH THE AZCENTRAL.COM TEAMThe Gaggle: DCS warrants and Flake gets scorched | 4:38The Republic's political team on April 18, 2017, talks about the latest political news affecting...


Man found dead at Phoenix park; police suspect murder

A man was found dead Thursday morning at a park, and Phoenix police are investigating the death as a possible homicide. Police were called to the area of 8800 W. Clarendon Ave. in Phoenix for a report of an unconscious man. When officers arrived, they...

Sisters cleared of revenge killing related to Arizona CEO son's death in Coronado

Sisters cleared of revenge killing related to Arizona CEO son's death in Coronado

Twin sisters have been cleared of any involvement in the 2011 death of Rebecca Zahau, the girlfriend of an Arizona CEO whose son died in a Coronado, Calif., mansion in 2011. An attorney for Zahau's family announced Thursday that a wrongful death...


Bruce Willis dishes on his marriage to Emma Heming

Bruce Willis and his wife Emma Heming just celebrated eight years of marriage and the couple insist they’re closer than ever. “We have a great foundation,” the 38-year-old English actress told Closer Weekly. “He makes me laugh. You’ve got to keep...


Kelly: Border wall will move forward 'by the end of the summer'

Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly told Fox News' "The First 100 Days" Thursday that construction on the much-promised border wall would be able to "move forward by the end of the summer." "I think something in the...

Fox News, 20:30 in Politics

2017 NFL schedule: Arizona Cardinals open season in Detroit, host Dallas Cowboys on Monday night

CLOSESkip in SkipxEmbed xShare WATCH THE LATEST CARDINALS AND NFL VIDEOS FROM AZCENTRAL SPORTSHow the NFL schedule is made | 2:09An in-depth look at the countless different variables that are factored into the NFL's creation of its 256-game...

AZCentral, 20:33 in Sport

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