Ethics commission investigating ex-PSU president

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - The Oregon Government Ethics Commission has voted unanimously to open a formal investigation into the matter of former Portland State University President Rahmat Shoureshi.

The Oregonian/OregonLive reports Shoureshi resigned under pressure in May after a turbulent 21-month term in office. The ethics commission last week voted ...

The Latest: Judge to give nod to Motel 6 settlement

PHOENIX (AP) - The Latest on a preliminary agreement in Motel 6 immigration lawsuit (all times local):

3 p.m. A federal judge says he'll give the preliminary nod to a settlement in the lawsuit by Motel 6 guests who say the chain invaded their privacy by giving their information to ...

Trump headed to W.Va. fundraiser on day Mueller testifies

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump will be attending a fundraiser in Wheeling, West Virginia, on Wednesday, the day special counsel Robert Mueller testifies before the House Judiciary Committee.

The president told reporters Friday he would not be watching Mueller's testimony and noted that an impeachment resolution was handily defeated ...

Judge’s ad-lib erases verdict, long sentence in gun case

DETROIT (AP) - A man sent to prison for 14 years for gun crimes will get a new trial after the Michigan Supreme Court said a judge coerced the jury into a verdict.

After just 75 minutes of deliberations, jurors said they couldn't reach a unanimous decision. Wayne County Judge ...

Mueller Report might figure in suit against Trump campaign

NEW YORK (AP) - A judge evaluating a lawsuit accusing Donald Trump's presidential campaign of conspiring with Russia to win in 2016 says he might consider the Mueller Report despite Democrats' objections.

Lawyers for defendants including the president's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, encouraged the judge to consider special counsel Robert Mueller's ...

Trump steps up attacks on ‘Squad’

President Trump on Friday stepped up his attacks on four progressive congresswomen one day after distancing himself from inflammatory chants at his campaign rally, making clear he has no intention of backing off the strat...

Idaho music event canceled amid immigration enforcement fear

JEROME, Idaho (AP) - A music festival in southern Idaho has been canceled because organizers say they feared potential raids by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents.

The music festival called the El Tour de Idaho de Los Inquietos was supposed to take place in Jerome on Saturday.

Event organizers with ...

Las Vegas police renew commitment to immigration program

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Las Vegas police have renewed a partnership program with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement - a move that county commissioners are questioning.

The Las Vegas Sun reported Friday that the program was renewed last month for another year allowing police to continue to report people suspected ...

Guatemala’s highest court blocks proposed amnesty law

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) - Guatemala's highest court has ruled against a legislative proposal to grant amnesty for human rights abuses during the country's 1960-1996 civil war.

The bill had failed to gain final approval in Congress, but was not completely dead.

The Constitutional Court voted Friday to grant a provisional ...