Nebraska Congressman Jeff Fortenberry convicted for lying to FBI

A federal jury in Los Angeles has convicted Nebraska Congressman Jeff Fortenberry of three felony counts for lying to the FBI about a 2016 foreign campaign contribution. Fortenberry was found guilty of scheming to falsify and conceal material facts, along with two counts of making false statements to federal investigators. The three felony charges in … Read more

Biden speech today: President wants Russia removed from G20, hopes to visit refugees in Poland

Biden says Ukraine should attend G20 meetings if efforts to expel Russia unsuccessful Joe Biden wants Russia removed from the G20, but stressed that it is the organization’s decision adding that an alternative would be for Ukraine to attend as an observer. Mr Biden was speaking at a press conference at Nato Headquarters following meetings … Read more

Arkansas leads No. 1 Gonzaga at halftime

Lace up those dancing shoes. The Sweet 16 has arrived. Four men’s games tonight will kick off an exciting weekend of March Madness that will set the Final Four in both the men’s and women’s brackets. (The women’s Sweet 16 round begins on Friday.) No. 1 overall seed Gonzaga gets things going against fourth-seeded Arkansas. … Read more

Trump sues Hillary Clinton, DNC and others, alleging conspiracy to link his campaign to Russia

CNN — Former President Donald Trump filed a sprawling federal lawsuit on Thursday against Hillary Clinton, the Democratic National Committee and 26 other people and entities that he claims conspired to undermine his 2016 campaign by falsely tying him to Russia. The lawsuit names a wide cast of characters that Trump has accused for years … Read more

Biden Meets NATO Allies Seeking More Support for Ukraine

BRUSSELS—President Biden met with NATO leaders Thursday to agree on new measures to help Ukraine battle Russia’s invasion and address growing concerns Moscow might use chemical, biological or other unconventional weapons in its monthlong war. The North Atlantic Treaty Organization’s emergency summit is the first in a day-long string of gatherings Mr. Biden has planned … Read more

North Korea fires first suspected ICBM since 2017

The suspected ICBM flew to an altitude of 6,000 kilometers (3,728 miles) and to a distance of 1,080 kilometers (671 miles) with a flight time of 71 minutes before splashing down in waters off Japan’s western coast on Thursday, according to Japan’s Defense Ministry. Thursday’s launch is North Korea’s 11th of the year, including one … Read more

Chinese search for second black box from crashed jet

WUZHOU, China, March 24 (Reuters) – Recovery crews searched in light rain for a second black box from a China Eastern Airlines (600115.SS) passenger plane that plunged into a mountainside with 132 people on board, as more information emerged about the pilots of the flight. A first black box found on Wednesday was the cockpit … Read more