News archive from 30 November 2016

Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's criminal-contempt trial delayed until April

Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's criminal-contempt trial delayed until April

Skip AdAd Loading...xEmbed xShare DOJ TO PURSUE CRIMINAL CONTEMPT CHARGE AGAINST SHERIFF JOE ARPAIOEd Montini weighs in on Arpaio's loss | 1:29Arizona Republic columnist Ed Montini weighs in on Sherff Joe Arpaio's re-election loss. Video by azcentral...

 

Truck driver who struck Tracy Morgan's van on New Jersey Turnpike pleads guilty

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. –  The truck driver who slammed into the back of a van carrying actor-comedian Tracy Morgan and several other people, killing one of them, pleaded guilty Tuesday and could avoid jail time. Kevin Roper entered the plea in state...

 

Australian government breaks legislative stalemate with bill

CANBERRA, Australia –  The Australian government has won a crucial victory in Parliament by breaking a political stalemate that had sent the country to an early election five months ago. The Senate passed legislation that will create a corruption...

 

1 miner killed, 7 missing after copper mine tremor in Poland

WARSAW, Poland –  A spokeswoman for a Polish mining corporation says that one miner has died and seven are missing underground following a strong tremor that caused a cave-in at a copper mine in southwestern Poland. Jolanta Piatek, spokeswoman for the...

 

AP PHOTOS: Cubans honor Castro, express sadness, gratitude

HAVANA –  Hundreds of thousands of Cubans have filed solemnly through a memorial to the late leader Fidel Castro. They come from all walks of life — soldiers, doctors, students, government workers — many of their own accord, and many in groups...

 

Alabama tourism officials: Gatlinburg's tourism 'will come back'

The owners of Cherokee Grill, home to "Mountain Specials" like slow-roasted prime rib in Gatlinburg, Tenn., face an unknown fate. The Salt and Pepper Shaker Museum appears to be fine, but nearby homes may have been destroyed. Dollywood seems...

 

Alabama tourism officials: Gatlinburg's tourism 'will come back'

The owners of Cherokee Grill, home to "Mountain Specials" like slow-roasted prime rib in Gatlinburg, Tenn., face an unknown fate. The Salt and Pepper Shaker Museum appears to be fine, but nearby homes may have been destroyed. Dollywood seems...

 
Charges against former ASU LB Antonio Longino dismissed

Charges against former ASU LB Antonio Longino dismissed

An Ohio court this week dismissed tampering and obstruction charges against Antonio Longino, allowing the former Arizona State linebacker to resume his pursuit of professional football. "He feels vindicated,'' said Larry Zukerman, Longino's...

AZCentral, 19:52 in Sport
 
Treasury nominee Mnuchin was Trump's top fundraiser

Treasury nominee Mnuchin was Trump's top fundraiser

WASHINGTON (AP) — Steven Mnuchin, President-elect Donald Trump's expected choice to be the nation's 77th treasury secretary, has had a long history as a successful financial executive and a shorter but significant period in a job that ushered him into...

Chron, 20:03 in Politics
 
Flamboyant artist sits in Cuban jail after celebrating Fidel Castro's death

Flamboyant artist sits in Cuban jail after celebrating Fidel Castro's death

A Cuban graffiti artist whose flamboyant expressions of opposition to the communist regime have landed him in trouble remains in jail in Cuba days after he posted signs and drawings about former leader Fidel Castro’s death. The artist, Danilo...

Fox News, 20:21 in Politics
 

Carrier says it has deal with Trump to keep jobs in Indiana

WASHINGTON (AP) — Air conditioning company Carrier said Tuesday that it had reached a deal with President-elect Donald Trump to keep nearly 1,000 jobs in Indiana. Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence planned to travel to the state Thursday to...

Chron, 20:32 in Politics
 

Trump nominates Pence ally to oversee health programs

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The architect Gov. Mike Pence's Medicaid expansion in Indiana is expected to play a key role in determining how Republicans replace President Barack Obama's health care law. Seema Verma, a consultant who helped design Pence's...

Chron, 20:32 in Politics
 
Phoenix Suns' Devin Booker embraces 'D' to be 2-way great

Phoenix Suns' Devin Booker embraces 'D' to be 2-way great

Skip AdAd Loading...xEmbed xShare WATCH THE LATEST SUNS AND NBA VIDEOS FROM AZCENTRAL SPORTSPaul Coro on a Suns home loss to Denver | 0:59Suns insider Paul Coro wraps up a Suns 120-114 home loss to Denver. Paul Coro/azcentral sports Ad...

AZCentral, 20:32 in Sport
 
Bickley: Arizona Cardinals have gone soft in 2016

Bickley: Arizona Cardinals have gone soft in 2016

Skip AdAd Loading...xEmbed xShare WATCH THE LATEST CARDINALS AND NFL VIDEOS FROM AZCENTRAL SPORTSMonday report: McManaman wraps up Cards' loss to Atlanta | 2:00Cardinals insider Bob McManaman wraps up the Arizona Cardinals loss to Atlanta and Bruce...

AZCentral, 20:32 in Sport
 

Carrier says it has deal with Trump to keep jobs in Indiana

Air conditioning company Carrier said Tuesday that it had reached an agreement with President-elect Donald Trump that would keep 1,000 jobs in Indianapolis. We are pleased to have reached a deal with President-elect Trump & VP-elect Pence to keep...

Fox News, 20:49 in Politics
 

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