WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump says he wants to be able to slap tariffs on U.S. companies that choose to make their products overseas, and he's willing to violate existing trade deals to do it.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A federal judge in the trial of two men accused in the death of a Border Patrol agent questioned Friday whether the prosecution can prove the defendants committed some crimes alleged in the charges.
SEATTLE (Reuters) - Four college students killed in the crash of their charter bus and an amphibious tour bus on a Seattle bridge were from Austria, China, Indonesia and Japan, their school said on Friday.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Heightened security for Pope Francis' weekend visit remade downtown Philadelphia into a fortified and largely deserted pedestrian mall Friday, with the usual bustle of commuters giving way to anxious anticipation.
Cheers rang out in the streets of Harlem on Friday, as crowds listening remotely to Pope Francis on his visit to a mostly Latino and black school heard him share Dr. Martin Luther King Jr's famous words about fighting for your beliefs. Third- and fourth-grade schoolchildren met with the pope at Our Lady Queen of Angels School, which serves an economically struggling and mostly immigrant community, and showed their environmentally themed projects to the Argentine pontiff whose mission is helping immigrants and the poor. Crowds packed sidewalks near the school, which the pope has held up as an example of the future of the Catholic Church.
CHICAGO (AP) — An inmate who escaped from a high-rise federal jail in Chicago has an unusual theory on who's to blame: He says the government was negligent in enabling the breakout, so he sued for $10 million for damages.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A driver who killed an Italian honeymooner and injured 17 pedestrians and peddlers when he barreled down the popular Venice Beach Boardwalk two years ago was sentenced Friday to 42 years to life in prison after a judge said his apology rang hollow and failed to take responsibility for his crimes.
By Marty Graham SAN DIEGO (Reuters) - A California man who as a child actor voiced the cartoon character Charlie Brown was charged on Friday with threatening a judge, a witness and the San Diego County sheriff at a court hearing meant to sentence him for other charges. Peter Robbins, 59, had faced up to three years and two months in state prison for violating his probation after he earlier admitting charges of stalking and making threats. Robbins cried through the hearing, according to Deputy District Attorney Brenda Daly.