CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The regional bureau of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Thursday, May 16, 2019. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers.
Iran’s foreign minister slams mounting U.S. sanctions as “unacceptable,” even as he insists Tehran is committed to an international nuclear deal.
Just hours after Alabama’s governor signed a near-total abortion ban into law, Missouri’s Republican-led Senate passes legislation to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy.
The mayor of New York City will be joining a crowded field of Democrats running for president in 2020.
An executive order apparently aims to ban the telecom giant’s equipment from U.S. networks and says it is subjecting the Chinese company to strict export controls.
Far-right candidates in their 20s and 30s are using aggressive social media campaigns playing on themes favored by white supremacists in the U.S., the AP finds.
The immigration policy shift would favor people with high-level skills, degrees and job offers instead of relatives of those already in the country.
In the week since Georgia banned abortion once a fetal heartbeat is detected, there has been no oppositional movement from any of the major film and TV studios.
Gunshot detection systems, apps and artificial intelligence are becoming more common to combat school shootings.
Authorities are struggling to contend with a spike in the number of migrants risking the journey through the Darien Gap, one of the most dangerous stretches of the migratory route toward the U.S., AP reports.
Brook Lopez scores 13 of his 29 points in the fourth quarter and Milwaukee rallies in the final minutes to beat Toronto 108-100.