Prosecutors in Ohio have dismissed charges against adult-film actress Stormy Daniels after she was accused of "fondling" patrons and police during a Wednesday-night performance at a strip club in Columbus.
Paul Manafort has been moved, over his objections, to a new jail with a history of illustrious guests. Officials confirm the former Trump campaign chairman was booked Thursday morning into the Alexandria Detention Center, a complex of brick buildings just off the Capital Beltway and a few blocks from the federal courthouse where he will be tried later this month on bank and tax fraud charges.
Dave Walton gave a deep sigh as he heard soybean prices just hit their lowest level in a decade. It happened hours after President Donald Trump took another step toward tariffs on even more Chinese goods - a move China would almost certainly answer with more tariffs of its own.
After a year of being ineligible, "Game of Thrones" came back in a big way in the Emmy nominations announcement on Thursday, earning 22 nods, including best drama series, bringing its lifelong total to a whopping 129. "Saturday Night Live" and "Westworld," the two shows that dominated last year's Emmys, trailed close behind, earning 21 nominations each, followed by Hulu's "The Handmaid's Tale" with 20.
WASHINGTON - White House legislative affairs director Marc Short, one of President Donald Trump's longest-serving and more visible aides, is planning to step down by the end of the month. Short is joining the Guidepost Strategies consulting firm and will teach at the University of Virginia's business school, where he received a degree, and also serve as a senior fellow at the university's Miller Center.
LONDON - If President Donald Trump likes a little chaos, a little disruption on his travels, he has come to the right place. Asked about the mass demonstrations scheduled for his trip to Britain, Trump said Thursday at a NATO press conference, "I think they like me a lot in the U.K. I think they agree with me on immigration. I'm very strong on immigration." He added, "I'm going to a pretty hot spot right now with a lot of resignations."
WASHINGTON - The Trump administration has released more than half of the youngest children separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border, officials said, but continues to hold the rest as a court deadline to reunite a much larger group of older children approaches.
Papa John's founder John Schnatter resigned as chairman of the company's board late Wednesday, July 11, after touching off a firestorm of criticism when he confirmed that he had used a racial slur during a conference call with a marketing agency. Schnatter, a Donald Trump donor who had already stepped down as his company's chief executive in January after he said that NFL player protests were hurting his pizza sales, apologized after saying that the report that he had used the n-word in the May call, in the business magazine Forbes, was not in error.
The Thai Navy has released new footage from inside the Tham Luang caves, where 12 boys and their coach were trapped for over two weeks, revealing more details about the multi-day rescue mission that captured the attention of the world.
Hours before Nevada was set to carry out the country's first lethal injection using the powerful opioid fentanyl, a judge on Wednesday halted the execution due to a challenge from a drug company that objects to the state's plan to use one of its products as a sedative for the procedure.