Today in History for February 17th

From Associated Press. Highlights of this day in history: Serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer gets life in prison; House lawmakers pick a president; Garry Kasparov beats IBM’s Deep Blue at chess; NBA star Michael Jordan born; The Eagles release their greatest hits. (Feb. 17) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Website: https://apnews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP Facebook: https://facebook.com/APNews…

Sen. Booker makes first visit to New Hampshire

From Associated Press. Sen. Cory Booker kicked off his first visit to New Hampshire as a Democratic presidential candidate Saturday, urging voters to reject the “powers that are ripping us apart.” (Feb.16) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Website: https://apnews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP Facebook: https://facebook.com/APNews Google+: https://plus.google.com/115892241801867723374 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/APNews/ ​ You can license this story through…

US military planes head for Venezuela with aid

From Associated Press. The U.S. Air Force has begun flying tons of aid to a Colombian town on the Venezuelan border as part of an effort meant to undermine socialist President Nicolas Maduro. (Feb. 16) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Website: https://apnews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP Facebook: https://facebook.com/APNews Google+: https://plus.google.com/115892241801867723374 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/APNews/ ​ You can license…

Police: Aurora attacker shouldn’t have owned gun

From Associated Press. Police say the fired worker who killed five people at a warehouse in Aurora, Illinois, was able to buy the gun he used because an initial background check didn’t catch that he had a prior felony conviction in Mississippi. (Feb. 16) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Website: https://apnews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP Facebook:…

Women filmmakers have record showing at Berlin Film Festival

From Associated Press. The voice of the female filmmaker was louder than ever at this year’s Berlin International Film Festival, with 63 percent of the films presented across the festival’s 15 different sections helmed by women. (Feb. 16) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Website: https://apnews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP Facebook: https://facebook.com/APNews Google+: https://plus.google.com/115892241801867723374 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/APNews/ ​…

Vatican defrocks former US cardinal McCarrick

From Associated Press. Pope Francis has defrocked former US Cardinal Theodore McCarrick after Vatican officials found him guilty of soliciting for sex while hearing confession and sexual crimes against minors and adults, the Holy See said Saturday. (Feb. 16) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Website: https://apnews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP Facebook: https://facebook.com/APNews Google+: https://plus.google.com/115892241801867723374 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/APNews/…

Today in History for February 16th

From Associated Press. Highlights of this day in history: The Civil War’s Battle of Fort Donelson; the Georgia crematory case; John Demjanjuk goes on trial; America’s first 911 call; and the NHL scraps the rest of its season. (Feb. 16) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Website: https://apnews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP Facebook: https://facebook.com/APNews Google+: https://plus.google.com/115892241801867723374 Instagram:…

Styled after movie theatres, the Governors Ball at the Academy Awards has international drinks and d

From Associated Press. Oscar winners can celebrate — and losers can drown their sorrows — with an array of signature cocktails featuring tequila. (Feb. 15) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Website: https://apnews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP Facebook: https://facebook.com/APNews Google+: https://plus.google.com/115892241801867723374 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/APNews/ ​ You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/773cd82f257423e2de35e05a1819fc35

Styled after movie theatres, the Governors Ball at the Academy Awards has international flair

From Associated Press. The 1,500 guests that pour into the Governors Ball after the Academy Awards this year will be greeted by theatre-inspired styling and an international flair. (Feb. 15) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Website: https://apnews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP Facebook: https://facebook.com/APNews Google+: https://plus.google.com/115892241801867723374 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/APNews/ ​ You can license this story through AP Archive:…

Styled after movie theatres, the Governors Ball at the Academy Awards has international foods

From Associated Press. The 1,500 guests that pour into the Governors Ball after the Academy Awards this year will be greeted by theatre-inspired styling and an international foods. (Feb. 15) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Website: https://apnews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP Facebook: https://facebook.com/APNews Google+: https://plus.google.com/115892241801867723374 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/APNews/ ​ You can license this story through AP Archive:…

Gunman kills 5, wounds 5 officers in IL shooting

From Associated Press. A gunman opened fire at a manufacturing plant in suburban Chicago on Friday, killing five people and wounding five police officers before he was fatally shot, police said. (Feb. 15) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Website: https://apnews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP Facebook: https://facebook.com/APNews Google+: https://plus.google.com/115892241801867723374 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/APNews/ ​ You can license this story…

AP Debrief: Trump’s National Emergency Declaration

From Associated Press. President Donald Trump declared a national emergency Friday to fulfill his pledge to construct a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. AP reporter Mark Sherman explains the significance of the decision. (Feb. 15) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Website: https://apnews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP Facebook: https://facebook.com/APNews Google+: https://plus.google.com/115892241801867723374 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/APNews/ ​ You can license…

Calif. may sue Trump over emergency declaration

From Associated Press. California is likely to sue President Donald Trump over his emergency declaration to fund a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border, the state attorney general said Friday. (Feb. 15) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Website: https://apnews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP Facebook: https://facebook.com/APNews Google+: https://plus.google.com/115892241801867723374 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/APNews/ ​ You can license this story through AP…

AP Top Stories February 15 P

From Associated Press. Here’s the latest for Friday, February 15th: President Donald Trump declares a national emergency at the southern border. But legal challenges are expected; The Vice President visits Auschwitz; In Mexico, a colony of butterflies is discovered. Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Website: https://apnews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP Facebook: https://facebook.com/APNews Google+: https://plus.google.com/115892241801867723374 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/APNews/…

Active shooter reported at Illinois industrial park

From Associated Press. City officials report an active shooter situation at an industrial park in Aurora, Illinois. Local media reporting multiple people injured. (Feb. 15) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Website: https://apnews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP Facebook: https://facebook.com/APNews Google+: https://plus.google.com/115892241801867723374 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/APNews/ ​ You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/fb515eefb6f7357ed193e3a6ba992b48