Southwest Journalist

National brief: Lawyer says Weinstein had relationship with accuser

ASSOCIATED PRESS

May 29, 2018

The woman who has accused Harvey Weinstein of rape in his criminal case was in a decade-long relationship with him that continued after the alleged attack in a Manhattan hotel room in 2013.

National brief: Body found of man who disappeared in Maryland flooding

ASSOCIATED PRESS

May 29, 2018

Searchers scouring a river Tuesday that runs alongside a Maryland town found the body of a man last seen being swept away by flood waters.

National brief: Falling tree kills 2 journalists in NC

ASSOCIATED PRESS

May 29, 2018

Two broadcast journalists were killed by a falling tree in North Carolina as they reported on the severe weather associated with subtropical storm Alberto.

National brief: Injuries lead to Spam and other Hormel product recall

ASSOCIATED PRESS

May 29, 2018

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is recalling more than 228,000 pounds of Spam and another Hormel product after four consumers complained about metal objects in the food.

National brief: Lawyer says woman hit by cop never spat at officers

ASSOCIATED PRESS

May 29, 2018

A Philadelphia woman seen on video being punched in the head by a police officer on a New Jersey beach says she didn’t spit at the officers before the altercation.

International brief: Leader of failed MH370 wreckage hunt hopes to search again

ASSOCIATED PRESS

May 29, 2018

The head of a U.S. technology company that scoured the Indian Ocean seabed for more than three months looking for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 said on Tuesday he was disappointed the hunt failed to find any wreckage and hoped to take part in a future search.

International brief: Health officials ‘cautiously optimistic’ on Ebola response

ASSOCIATED PRESS

May 29, 2018

The World Health Organization said Tuesday it is "cautiously optimistic" about efforts to curb the spread of Ebola in an urban area in Congo.

International brief: Kenya charges 24 officials in sweeping $79M corruption probe

ASSOCIATED PRESS

May 29, 2018

Kenyan authorities have charged 24 officials in what prosecutors call the first stage of investigations into a $79 million corruption scandal that has pressured President Uhuru Kenyatta to crack down on graft.

International brief: Mexican reporter killed in northern border state

ASSOCIATED PRESS

May 29, 2018

A journalist with the national newspaper Excelsior has been killed in the Mexican border state of Tamaulipas.

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