No jail time in assault case spurs push to oust Alaska judge

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A man drove an Alaska Native woman to a dark street, said he would kill her ...
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Israel news recap

Happy holiday! See what stories made the headlines over the last 48 hours.

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Republicans hire sex-crimes prosecutor to question Ford, schedule Friday vote on Kavanaugh

Senate Republicans have hired a sex-crimes prosecutor to question Brett Kavanaugh's accuser, but they won't say who it is.
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Trump at UN: Who does business with Iran?

President Trump was highly critical of Iran in a speech at the UN ...
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Marriott takes control of Panama Trump tower after long dispute

With music and fanfare, US hotel chain Marriott on Tuesday took over a hotel in Panama City mired for months ...
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The UN General Assembly Turns Into A Fight Between Trump And Iran

President Donald Trump on Tuesday attacked Iran in a heated speech at the
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Anti-Kremlin journalist smeared in pig's blood to fool the world

Anti-Kremlin journalist smeared in pig's blood to fool the worldAnti-Kremlin journalist Arkady Babchenko, who has dismissed criticism of helping stage his own death, disclosed Thursday some details of the ruse that fooled the world for a day. Babchenko made a shocking reappearance at a press conference in Kiev on Wednesday, more than 12 hours after the Ukrainian authorities reported he had been shot dead at his home in a contract-style killing. Ukraine’s SBU security service said the ruse was meant to foil a real assassination plot against Babchenko ordered by Russia and has arrested the organiser of the crime.


Walmart goes upscale with personal shopper service

Walmart goes upscale with personal shopper serviceWalmart on Thursday unveiled a new concierge shopping service enabling customers to get quick deliveries and advice from a personal assistant, going upscale in the retail giant’s battle with Amazon. The new $50 per month service called Jetblack is launching in New York, offering “curated shopping recommendations” using both artificial intelligence and professional assistants. The new subscription service ramps up competition with Amazon, which gives customers a variety of benefits and delivery options through its Prime subscription membership.