News archive from 28 April 2017

Tillerson: US strategy on North Korea relies on China's participation

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Thursday reiterated that tensions are “running a bit high right now” with North Korea but said the Trump administration has a “very deliberate strategy” that they are employing that involves amped up global...

Fox News, 19:00 in Politics
 

Senate confirms Alexander Acosta to head Labor Department

The Senate confirmed Alex Acosta Thursday as secretary of labor, filling out President Donald Trump's cabinet as he approaches his 100th day in office. The 60-38 vote confirmed Acosta to the post. Once sworn as the nation's 27th secretary of labor,...

Fox News, 19:16 in Politics
 

Senate confirms Alexander Acosta to head Labor Department

The Senate confirmed Alex Acosta Thursday as secretary of labor, filling out President Donald Trump's cabinet as he approaches his 100th day in office. The 60-38 vote confirmed Acosta to the post. Once sworn as the nation's 27th secretary of labor,...

Fox News, 19:24 in Politics
 

Sports Awards show just around the corner

It's now T-minus two days and counting to the launch of the second annual azcentral.com Sports Awards, and all systems are go! Sunday at ASU Gammage, the best and brightest student-athletes from the state will gather for a night of celebration. We...

AZCentral, 19:29 in Sport
 

White House wants to push tax overhaul without Democrats

WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior administration official says the White House plans to push its tax overhaul without any support from congressional Democrats. It's a sign of the intense partisanship over the administration's outlines for cutting tax rates,...

Chron, 19:37 in Politics
 
Aide: Blacks not trying hard enough to work with Trump

Aide: Blacks not trying hard enough to work with Trump

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump's liaison to the black community, the former "Apprentice" star Omarosa Manigault, says African-American activists aren't trying hard enough to work with the new administration. The White House aide...

Chron, 19:37 in Politics
 

Carvana set to become Arizona's next public company

Arizona will have a new public company as early as Thursday night if a proposed initial public stock offering goes through for Carvana Co. The fast-growing online car retailer, based in Phoenix but eventually moving to Tempe, plans to raise around...

 

Haley accuses Russia of allowing Syria to deny needed aid

UNITED NATIONS –  U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley accused Russia on Thursday of providing cover for the Syrian regime's use of chemical weapons and denial of desperately needed aid to hundreds of thousands of besieged people — and she urged international...

Fox News, 19:50 in Politics
 

Netflix's '13 Reasons Why' prompts warning from Banner Health about teens and suicidal thoughts

CLOSESkip in SkipxEmbed xShare '13 Reasons Why' has sparked attention for its openness about teen suicide. Angeli Kakade (@angelikakade) has the story. Banner Health is urging parents to be on alert after seeing a spike in teenage patients who...

 

Phoenix police offer reward for armed robbery suspect

Silent Witness is offering up to $1,000 for the public's help locating a Phoenix man wanted in connection with a series of armed robberies, police said. Bryce Smith, 50, is wanted for multiple armed robberies occurring in the area of Seventh Street...

 

Rep. Mo Brooks' bill seeks $14 billion for border wall

U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks has joined with U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz to sponsor a bill that would reserve about $14 billion for border security, including a wall on the Mexican border. Brooks, R-Huntsville, filed his bill on Thursday as companion legislation that...

 

azcentral.com Sports Awards Coach of the Year spring finalist: Bobby Pena

Bobby Pena will be the first to tell you that he's blessed with great players. As of mid-April six Pioneers had at least 20 RBIs and ace Marissa Schuld was proving why she might be the best pitcher in the state, going 17-0 with a 0.32 ERA. But Pena...

AZCentral, 20:01 in Sport
 

London anti-terror raids: Woman shot, 4 arrested, police say

A woman has been shot by police and four people were arrested during an anti-terror operation in north west London and Kent. Armed officers entered a property in Harlesden Road, Willesden, shortly before 7pm on Thursday evening. During the raid the...

 

Sparky joins ASU staff to surprise future Sun Devils

Arizona State University staff members, along with ASU mascot Sparky the Sun Devil, traveled to high schools around the Phoenix area on Thursday to surprise students who have been admitted to the university. The group is traversing the Valley in a...

 

Treating chronic disease with exercise

The human body is not made to sit in an office all day. Not everyone can work at a job requiring manual labor, however, and these sit-down careers often accomplish great things. Those of you not getting enough daily physical activity should focus on...

Fox News, 20:32 in Health
 

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