By KATHLEEN RONAYNE, Associated Press
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Rain in the forecast starting Wednesday could aid crews fighting California’s deadly wildfires while raising the risk of flash floods and complicating efforts to recover remains of those killed.
Residents in communities charred by the Los Angeles-area fire stacked sandbags as they prepared for …
By ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has provided the special counsel with written answers to questions about his knowledge of Russian interference in the 2016 election, his lawyers said Tuesday, avoiding at least for now a potentially risky sit-down with prosecutors. It’s the first time he has …
By JULIE WATSON, Associated Press
TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — Migrants camped in Tijuana after traveling in a caravan to reach the U.S were weighing their options Tuesday after a California court blocked President Donald Trump’s asylum ban for illegal border crossers.
Many said they have no intention of breaking the law, but were …
By DEB RIECHMANN, Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has declared he will not further punish Saudi Arabia for the killing of U.S.-based columnist Jamal Khashoggi, making clear in an exclamation-filled statement that the benefits of good relations with the kingdom outweigh the possibility its crown prince ordered the killing.
By DAVID BAUDER and CATHERINE LUCEY, Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) — The Trump administration on Monday abruptly dropped its effort to bar CNN reporter Jim Acosta from the White House, but warned he could have his credentials pulled again if he doesn’t follow guidelines governing journalists’ behavior.
The White House said reporters …
By ERIC TUCKER and MICHAEL BALSAMO, Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — Three Senate Democrats filed a lawsuit Monday arguing that Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker’s appointment is unconstitutional and asking a federal judge to remove him.
The suit, filed by Sens. Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut, Mazie Hirono of Hawaii and Sheldon Whitehouse of …
By NOMAAN MERCHANT, Associated Press
HOUSTON (AP) — A federal judge barred the Trump administration from refusing asylum to immigrants who cross the southern border illegally.
President Donald Trump issued a proclamation on Nov. 9 that said anyone who crossed the southern border between official ports of entry would be ineligible for asylum. …
The Heavener Fire Department was paged out Sunday afternoon to a house fire at 109 Daily Street in Heavener.
The fire was up in the second story and started from a wood burning stove. Heavener responded with four trucks and 16 men and it took about one hour to get fire …
POTEAU—The LeFlore County commissioners will meet in a regular business meeting Monday at 9 a.m. in the office of the board of county commissioners.
(1.) * CALL TO ORDER.
(2.) * MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING(S).
(3.) * PURCHASE ORDERS/PAYROLL/CLAIMS.
(4.) * BONDS.
(5.) * MONTHLY FEE REPORTS.
(6.) * TRANSFER OF APPROPRIATIONS.
(7.) * BLANKET PURCHASE ORDERS.
By STEPHEN WRIGHT, Associated Press
PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea (AP) — An acrimonious meeting of world leaders in Papua New Guinea failed to agree Sunday on a final communique, highlighting widening divisions between global powers China and the U.S.
The 21 nations at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Port Moresby struggled …