The regional bureau of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Thursday, May 9, 2019. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers.
An increase in American tariffs on Chinese imports looms as the U.S. and China — the world’s two biggest economies — continue sparring over trade.
Francis will require all Catholic priests and nuns around the world to report clergy sexual abuse and cover-up by their superiors to church authorities.
Rep. Jerrold Nadler, whose House committee voted to hold the attorney general in contempt of Congress, denounces Trump’s claim of executive privilege regarding the Mueller report.
Two suspected short-range missiles were fired from the country’s western area, the second weapons launch in a week and a possible warning that nuclear disarmament talks could be in peril.
One of the three students who disarmed a gunman in a Colorado school shooting says they slammed the teenager against the wall and struggled with him. Kendrick Castillo, who led the charge, was killed.
A whistleblower’s complaint to the U.S. government obtained by the AP alleges the social media company is exaggerating its success in removing extremist content.
Arab tribesmen in Deir el-Zour province are demanding better services, jobs and a bigger role in taking decisions in the predominantly Arab oil-rich and fertile region.
A German company and a Swedish startup are testing the use of salt to store heat, which accounts for more than half the power consumed in Germany, AP learns.
A kids’ version of the popular voice assistant won’t forget what children tell it, even after parents try to delete the conversations, consumer advocates say.
Red Sox manager Alex Cora and nearly a dozen players will be skipping a White House visit to commemorate Boston’s World Series victory.