Category Archives: Southern Tier

  • ‘Mavericks needed’: McCain Institute wades into election

    ‘Mavericks needed’: McCain Institute wades into election WASHINGTON (AP) — A nonprofit named for the late Sen. John McCain is calling for “mavericks” like him to vote in the Nov. 6 election and focus on human rights around the world. The McCain Institute for International Leadership, led by his…

  • Eric Trump making Tuesday stop in Oneida County

    Eric Trump making Tuesday stop in Oneida County NEW HARTFORD, N.Y. (WBNG) — President Donald Trump’s son is paying a visit to upstate New York to support Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (R). According to the U.S. Representative’s campaign, Eric Trump will attend a rally for Congresswoman Tenney at the Republican…

  • The Latest: Suicidal man in Alaska detained after standoff

    The Latest: Suicidal man in Alaska detained after standoff ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on Alaska police standoff with a suicidal man outside a hospital (all times local): ___ 4:50 p.m. Police in Alaska say they’ve detained a suicidal man who was parked in a vehicle with a…

  • Florida city commissioner resigns after murder charge

    Florida city commissioner resigns after murder charge BARTOW, Fla. (AP) — A Florida city commissioner has resigned after being charged in the fatal shooting of a man he accused of shoplifting a hatchet from an Army-Navy surplus store. News outlets report 47-year-old Michael Dunn resigned Monday from the Lakeland…

  • Planes scrape wingtips while taxiing at NYC’s LaGuardia

    Planes scrape wingtips while taxiing at NYC’s LaGuardia NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say two arriving airplanes touched wingtips while taxiing at New York’s LaGuardia airport, but the planes were able to continue to their gates without a problem. The Federal Aviation Administration plans to investigate the mishap, which…

  • Supreme Court: Ross can’t be questioned in census suit

    Supreme Court: Ross can’t be questioned in census suit WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross does not have to give out-of-court testimony about his decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. The order Monday comes in response to lawsuits filed by…

  • Supreme Court blocks questioning of Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross over decision to ask about citizenship on 2020 census

    Supreme Court blocks questioning of Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross over decision to ask about citizenship on 2020 census WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court blocks questioning of Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross over decision to ask about citizenship on 2020 census. The post Supreme Court blocks questioning of Commerce Secretary Wilbur…

  • Sheriff agrees to $25M settlement for man shot by deputy

    Sheriff agrees to M settlement for man shot by deputy WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A Florida sheriff has agreed to pay about $25 million to a black man who became a quadriplegic after a deputy shot him, but the payment can only be made with the approval…

  • Judge upholds Monsanto verdict, cuts award to $78 million

    Judge upholds Monsanto verdict, cuts award to million SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Northern California judge has upheld a jury’s verdict finding Monsanto’s weed killer caused a groundskeeper’s cancer, but she slashed his $287 million award to $78 million. San Francisco Superior Court Judge Suzanne Bolanos ruled Monday A…