WASHINGTON, D.C. — A Mauritanian prisoner who wrote a best-selling memoir about his long ordeal at the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo has been cleared for release, his lawyers and a U.S. official said on Wednesday.
ISTANBUL — Turkey has declared a state of emergency across the country for three months in the wake of last week’s bloody failed coup attempt, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced Wednesday in a live television broadcast.
ORLANDO — The parents of a two-year-old boy drowned by an alligator at the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida last month “are broken” but will not sue over the incident, the couple said in a statement on Wednesday.
PESHASTIN — In 1928, E.L. “Cy” Sawyer built a sawmill along the river in Peshastin. The mill closed in 1990, but in its heyday produced the lumber used to build a large percentage of the homes in Chelan County.
WENATCHEE — At least two bidders would compete for assets of Hastings Entertainment in an auction scheduled to take place Wednesday in a federal bankruptcy court in Delaware, a Texas newspaper has reported.
WENATCHEE — Four law enforcement officers from Wenatchee will attend the funeral of Cpl. Montrell Jackson, who was one of three officers shot and killed in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Sunday in what authorities are calling an ambush.
WENATCHEE — Richard Trumka, the president of the powerful AFL-CIO labor organization, brought union members to their feet here Wednesday, rallying them to continue fighting for policies that will create better wages and lives for working Americans.
CLEVELAND — After vanquishing 16 party rivals, warring with much of the Republican establishment and provoking controversy at the party convention, Donald Trump on Tuesday secured the party’s 2016 nomination for the White House.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Merrick Garland hit an unwanted milestone on Tuesday as the federal appeals court judge’s nomination to the Supreme Court reached its 125th day with no Senate action, tying for the longest pending nomination ever to the high court.
NEW YORK — Even before the July 6 police shooting in St. Paul, Minnesota of a black man during a traffic stop, the city’s police union said there was difficulty with recruitment and retention of officers.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Senior executives at Volkswagen AG covered up evidence that the German automaker had cheated on U.S. diesel emissions tests for years, three states charged on Tuesday in civil lawsuits against the company.