Idaho News
City to rebuild part of Idaho Center Boulevard this summer
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 17:30:00 -0700
NAMPA — Local road projects this year will include the reconstruction of part of Idaho Center Boulevard in Nampa.
4 fatally shot in Preston home
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 17:21:43 -0700
PRESTON, Idaho (AP) — Police in eastern Idaho say a father shot and killed his three children and then fatally shot himself in his home.
Flood warnings issued amid heavy rain in Northern California
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 17:21:14 -0700
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Forecasters issued flash flood warnings Monday throughout the San Francisco Bay Area and elsewhere in Northern California as downpours swelled creeks and rivers in the already soggy region.
The Latest: Officer killed responding to traffic accident
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 17:14:07 -0700
WHITTIER, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the shooting of two California police officers as they responded to a traffic accident (all times local):
Storms, tornadoes damage dozens of homes in San Antonio area
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 17:10:37 -0700
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Severe storms that pushed several tornadoes through parts of Central Texas ripped the roofs from homes and damaged dozens of other houses and apartments in San Antonio and toppled auto-carrier cars of a freight train near…
N. Korean envoy blasts Malaysians, calls for joint probe
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 17:10:44 -0700
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — North Korea's ambassador to Malaysia denounced the country's investigation into the death of the exiled half brother of North Korea's ruler, calling it politically motivated and demanding a joint probe amid increasingly bitter exchanges between…
Paroled gang member allegedly kills Whittier officer
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 17:06:16 -0700
WHITTIER, Calif. (AP) — A gang member paroled from jail only days ago shot and killed a Whittier police officer who was answering a report of a traffic accident and wounded his partner Monday before being wounded himself, authorities said.
Deadline looms for Dakota Access pipeline protest camp
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 17:05:23 -0700
CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) — As dawn breaks over an encampment that was once home to thousands of people protesting the Dakota Access oil pipeline, a few hundred holdouts rise for another day of resistance.
Trump taps military strategist as national security adviser
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 17:02:08 -0700
PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump has tapped Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, a prominent military strategist known as a creative thinker, as his new national security adviser, replacing the ousted Michael Flynn.
Russia's ambassador to United Nations falls ill, dies at 64
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 16:35:03 -0700
NEW YORK (AP) — Russia's ambassador to the United Nations, a veteran diplomat known as a potent, savvy yet personable voice for his country's interests who could both spar and get along with his Western counterparts, died suddenly Monday after…
House Speaker Bedke speaks out against accusations
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 16:37:15 -0700
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — House Speaker Scott Bedke is speaking out against recent accusations of inappropriate behavior posted on a far-right blog.
Ruling party candidate on top in Ecuador's presidential vote
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 16:37:12 -0700
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — The hand-picked candidate of socialist President Rafael Correa held an easy lead Monday in Ecuador's presidential election, though authorities said it might be a few more days before they determine if he won enough votes to…
Americans on Presidents Day: Admiration, fear mark holiday
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 16:27:14 -0700
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The United States on Monday marked Presidents Day, a holiday that's taking on a new meaning for some Americans this year as Republican President Donald Trump — to the dismay of some and the delight of…
Bill exempting yoga regulation heads to Idaho House floor
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 16:27:37 -0700
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A bill shielding yoga training from state regulations is headed to the Idaho House floor.
Thousands of demonstrators across US say 'Not My President'
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 16:19:26 -0700
Thousands of demonstrators turned out Monday across the U.S. to challenge Donald Trump in a Presidents Day protest dubbed Not My President's Day.
Conservative group cancels speech by Yiannopoulos
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 16:06:38 -0700
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos has been disinvited to this year's Conservative Political Action Conference after his attempt to clarify past comments on relationships between boys and older men fell flat with organizers. Hours later, his publisher…
Hot sauce and hope for Conan O'Brien in Mexico
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 15:29:31 -0700
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The towering U.S. television host Conan O'Brien is drawing stares in Mexico, where he's taping an episode of his show in a bid to "do something positive" about the tensions in U.S.-Mexico relations.
Burberry draws on sculptor Henry Moore in fashion highlight
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 15:16:12 -0700
LONDON (AP) — All eyes were on Burberry and creative director Christopher Bailey Monday night as London Fashion Week reached its starry climax.
Guinea: 5 killed amid student protests over teacher strikes
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 14:34:08 -0700
CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — At least five people were killed Monday when police in Guinea clamped down on hundreds of students who demonstrated with stones and sticks amid teacher strikes that have kept them out of class for weeks.
German nationalist Petry met with Putin allies
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 14:29:17 -0700
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's most prominent nationalist politician held talks with Russian lawmakers over the weekend, including senior members of President Vladimir Putin's United Russia party, her office said Monday.