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FILE - In this June 14, 2017, file photo, Rep. Joe Barton, R-Texas, speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, about the incident where House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of La., and others, were shot during a Congressional baseball practice. Barton is apologizing after a nude photo of him circulated on social media. Barton released a statement on Nov. 22 to the Texas Tribune acknowledging that while separated from his second wife, prior to their divorce, he had sexual relationships "with other mature adult women." (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
Report: Rep. Joe Barton threatened ex-lover with policeA published report says U.S. Rep. Joe Barton told a woman that he would complain to U.S. Capitol Police if sexually explicit photographs of him and other material from their relationship were to be exposed publicly.
The Associated Press3 minutes ago
This image provided by Refugee Action Coalition, shows police entering the immigration camp on Manus Island, Papua New Guinea, Thursday Nov. 23, 2017. Papua New Guinea authorities on Thursday ratcheted up pressure on more than 300 asylum seekers to abandon a decommissioned immigration camp, where refugees reported their shelters, beds and other belongings have been destroyed. (Refugee Action Coalition via AP)
Papua New Guinea officials pressure refugees to leave campPapua New Guinea authorities have ratcheted up pressure on more than 300 asylum seekers to abandon a decommissioned immigration camp, where refugees reported their shelters, beds and other belongings were destroyed
The Associated Press15 minutes ago
N.C. State stuns No. 2 Arizona 90-84 in Battle 4 AtlantisFreshman Braxton Beverly scored a season-high 20 points and sparked the decisive late run that helped North Carolina State upset No. 2 Arizona 90-84 in the first round at the Battle 4 Atlantis
The Associated Press28 minutes ago
FILE - In this June 14, 2017, file photo, Rep. Joe Barton, R-Texas, speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, about the incident where House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of La., and others, were shot during a Congressional baseball practice. Barton is apologizing after a nude photo of him circulated on social media. Barton released a statement on Nov. 22 to the Texas Tribune acknowledging that while separated from his second wife, prior to their divorce, he had sexual relationships "with other mature adult women." (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
The Latest: Report: Barton said he'd go to police over photoA published report says U.S. Rep. Joe Barton of Texas told a woman to whom he had sent sexually explicit photos, videos and messages that he would report her to U.S. Capitol Police for exposing his behavior
The Associated Press38 minutes ago
Currency traders watch monitors at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017. Asian stock markets were largely flat on Thursday with investors in the U.S. markets going on a Thanksgiving holiday and the Fed minutes largely in line with investor expectations that the Fed will soon raise interest rates for a third time next month. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
Asian stocks flat as Fed minutes show support for rate hikeAsian stock markets are largely flat as investors are little surprised by the latest Fed minutes showing most officials were comfortable raising interest rates soon
The Associated Press52 minutes ago
This image made from Nov. 13, 2017, surveillance video released by the United Nations command shows a North Korean soldier, second right, running from a jeep and later shot by North Korean soldiers at right. A North Korean soldier made a desperate dash to freedom in a jeep and then on foot, being shot at least five times as he limped across the border and was rescued by South Korean soldiers, according to dramatic video released by the U.S.-led U.N. command Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. (United Nations Command via AP)
Cold War drama caught on video as N. Korean soldier escapesOn a cold, gray afternoon, a lone North Korean soldier races toward freedom, the shock of his comrades palpable as they realize he is defecting to the South and start sprinting after him
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Boston Celtics' Terry Rozier, left, drives to the basket as Miami Heat's Goran Dragic (7) defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
Heat top Celtics 104-98, snap Boston's 16-game win streakGoran Dragic scored 27 points, Dion Waiters had 26 with a pair of big 3-pointers in the final minutes and the Miami Heat held on to beat Boston 104-98, snapping the Celtics' 16-game winning streak
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2011, file photo, NEA Jazz Masters George Avakian, left, and Jimmy Heath pose for a photo at the National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Master Awards Ceremony and Concert held in New York. Avakian, a Russian-born jazz scholar and architect of the American music industry who produced essential recordings by Louis Armstrong, Miles Davis and other stars has died at age 98. Avakian's daughter, Anahid Avakian Gregg, confirmed that her father died Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes, File)
George Avakian, jazz producer and scholar, dies at 98George Avakian, a Russian-born jazz scholar and architect of the American music industry who produced essential recordings by Louis Armstrong, Miles Davis and other stars has died at age 98
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Map locates Okinotorishima, Japan, where a US Navy plane crashed into the Pacific. SOURCE: maps4news/HERE. Editor’s Note: It is mandatory to include all sources that accompany this graphic when repurposing or editing it for publication
Ships, aircraft search Philippine Sea for 3 missing in crashU.S. and Japanese ships and aircraft were searching in the Philippine Sea for three sailors missing since a U.S. Navy aircraft crashed a day earlier
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Oklahoma City Thunder forward Paul George (13) shoots over Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) and forward Andre Iguodala (9) during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
Westbrook's 34 points lead Thunder past Warriors, 108-91Russell Westbrook scored a season high 34 points to help the Oklahoma City Thunder roll past the Golden State Warriors 108-91
The Associated Press6 minutes ago
FILE - In this March 14, 2017, file photo, a U.S. Navy C-2 Greyhound approaches the deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson during the annual joint military exercise called Foal Eagle between South Korea and the United States at an unidentified location in the international waters, east of the Korean Peninsula. A similar type of the U.S. Navy plane carrying 11 crew and passengers crashed into the Pacific Ocean on Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, while on the way to the USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier, the Navy said. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File)
The Latest: Search continuing for 3 sailors after Navy crashThe U.S. Navy says the search continues for three sailors after an aircraft crashed Thursday in the Philippine Sea
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Members of the media watch proceedings in the Yugoslav War Crimes Tribunal, ICTY, as they wait for the verdict to be handed down in the genocide trial against former Bosnian Serb military chief Ratko Mladic, in The Hague, Netherlands, Wednesday Nov. 22, 2017.  (AP Photo/Phil Nijhuis)
The Latest: Kosovo welcomes verdict for Serb military leaderKosovo has welcomed the conviction of Serbian military chief Ratko Mladic on charges of genocide and other crimes by a United Nations court
The Associated Press2 hours ago
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