April 13th, 2024

World News

Judge declines to delay Trump’s NY hush money trial over complaints of pretrial publicity

By The Associated Press on April 12th, 2024

NEW YORK (AP) – The judge in Donald Trump’s hush money criminal case on Friday turned down the former president’s request to postpone his trial because of publicity about the case. It’s the latest in a string of delay denials that Trump has gotten from various courts this week as he fights to stave off ... Read More »

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Judge declines to delay Trump’s NY hush money trial after Trump complains of pretrial publicity

By The Associated Press on April 12th, 2024

NEW YORK (AP) – The judge in Donald Trump’s hush money criminal case on Friday turned down the former president’s request to postpone his trial because of publicity about the case. It’s the latest in a string of delay denials that Trump has gotten from various courts this week as he fights to stave off ... Read More »

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1 dead and 13 injured after semitrailer intentionally crashed into Texas public safety office

By Lekan Oyekanmi And Acacia Coronado, The Associated Press on April 12th, 2024

BRENHAM, Texas (AP) – A Texas semitrailer driver rammed a stolen 18-wheeler though the front a public safety building where his renewal for a commercial driver’s license had been rejected, killing one person and injuring 13 others, authorities said Friday. The intentional crash into the single-story brick building off a highway in Brenham, a rural ... Read More »

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1 dead and 14 injured after semitrailer intentionally crashed into Texas public safety office

By Lekan Oyekanmi And Acacia Coronado, The Associated Press on April 12th, 2024

BRENHAM, Texas (AP) – A Texas semitrailer driver rammed a stolen 18-wheeler into a public safety building where his renewal for a commercial driver’s license had been rejected, killing one person and injuring 13 others, authorities said Friday. The driver – identified as Clenard Parker, 42 – was pulled out of the truck by authorities ... Read More »

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Transitional council in Haiti to choose new leaders is formally established amid gang violence

By The Associated Press on April 12th, 2024

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) – A transitional council tasked with choosing Haiti’s next prime minister and Cabinet was formally established Friday as gangs tighten their grip on the troubled Caribbean country. The formation of the council, announced in a decree published Friday in a Haitian government gazette, was expected to trigger the resignation of Prime Minister ... Read More »

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Italian fashion designer Roberto Cavalli has died at age 83, his company says

By The Associated Press on April 12th, 2024

ROME (AP) – Italian fashion designer Roberto Cavalli, known for a flamboyant and glamorous style, has died at age 83, his company said Friday on Instagram. “Dear Roberto, you may not be physically here with us anymore but I know I will feel your spirit with me always,” Fausto Puglisi, creative director at Roberto Cavalli ... Read More »

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Crash of semitrailer into Texas public safety office was intentional, lawmaker says

By Acacia Coronado, The Associated Press on April 12th, 2024

AUSTIN, Texas – The driver of a stolen semitrailer intentionally rammed it into a Texas public safety office in a rural town west of Houston on Friday, injuring multiple people, according to a state lawmaker. Three people were airlifted with critical injuries and three others were transported in serious condition after the crash of the ... Read More »

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US intelligence finding shows China surging equipment sales to Russia to help war effort in Ukraine

By Aamer Madhani, The Associated Press on April 12th, 2024

WASHINGTON (AP) – China has surged sales to Russia of machine tools, microelectronics and other technology that Moscow in turn is using to produce missiles, tanks, aircraft and other weaponry for use in its war against Ukraine, according to a U.S. assessment. Two senior Biden administration officials, who discussed the sensitive findings Friday on the ... Read More »

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Multiple injuries, arrest made after semitrailer crashes into public safety office in Texas

By Acacia Coronado, The Associated Press on April 12th, 2024

AUSTIN, Texas – A suspect is in custody after a commercial vehicle crashed into a Texas Department of Public Safety office in a rural town west of Houston on Friday, seriously injuring several people, according the agency. Texas DPS officials said in a social media post on X that the crash happened at the agency’s ... Read More »

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Commercial vehicle crashes into Texas Department of Public Safety office, multiple people injured

By Acacia Coronado, The Associated Press on April 12th, 2024

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – A commercial vehicle crashed into a Texas Department of Public Safety office in a rural town west of Houston on Friday, seriously injuring several people, according the agency. Texas DPS officials said in a social media post on X that the crash happened at the agency’s office in Brenham, Texas, located ... Read More »

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