Month: February 2019

Bill to restrict Dominion pipeline costs

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Legislation that could pose a serious threat to the bottom line of Dominion Energy’s planned Atlantic Coast Pipeline continues to advance in the Virginia General Assembly. The bill passed a key House committee Thursday with biparti…

EU fears spread of nuclear arms as US readies to quit pact

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) – European Union foreign ministers raised concerns Friday about the spread of nuclear weapons as the United States readied to pull out of a key Cold War-era treaty, blaming Russia for violating it. The Trump administration is po…

Trump says he is not the ‘target’ of the Mueller investigation

President Trump on Thursday said in a published report that he is not the target of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s probe into whether Trump’s campaign coordinated with Russia during the 2016 election.

Former South Korean governor convicted of sexual abuse

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) – A South Korean appeals court sentenced a former provincial governor to 3½ years in prison on Friday on charges of sexually abusing his secretary, in the highest profile conviction yet from investigations triggered by the country’s growing #MeToo movement.

A Seoul High Court official said …