Legislators don’t face the same mandate to get a transportation deal done that the Supreme Court’s contempt order puts behind education spending or the threat of government shutdown gives the overall operating budget, but leaders have said passing a package is urgent.
Climbers with local ties are stuck on Mount Everest after an avalanche triggered by Nepal’s massive earthquake slammed into a section of their base camp, killing at least 18, including a camp doctor working for a Seattle-based mountaineering company.
(Reuters) - Police in Albuquerque, New Mexico, want to question mixed martial arts star Jon Jones over his possible involvement in a hit-and-run accident early on Sunday in which a pregnant woman was hurt, authorities said. The pregnant woman in her 20s was taken to hospital with minor injuries, the Albuquerque Police Department said. "Officers attempted to contact Mr. Jones at his residence Sunday evening, but were unsuccessful," the police department said in a statement.