The head of the NRA lashed out at gun control advocates and reiterated Trump’s call to arm teachers amid a debate over access to weapons that has been inflamed by last week’s massacre at a Florida high school that killed 17.
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Missouri governor indicted on felony invasion of privacy charge
Missouri Governor Eric Greitens was briefly taken into custody on Thursday after being indicted on a felony invasion of privacy charge in connection with an extramarital affair and a blackmail allegation involving the Republican politician, officials said.
Exclusive: Trump calls meeting on biofuels policy blamed by bankrupt refiner
U.S. President Donald Trump has called a cabinet-level meeting early next week to discuss potential changes to biofuels policy, which is coming under increasing pressure after a Pennsylvania refiner blamed the regulation for its bankruptcy, according to three sources familiar with the matter.
Air strikes again hit Syria's Ghouta, U.N. considers ceasefire resolution
Warplanes pounded the last rebel enclave near Syria's capital for a fifth day running on Thursday as the U.N. Security Council considered demanding a 30-day ceasefire across the country to allow emergency aid deliveries and medical evacuations.
Dow, S&P climb on energy and industrials; Nasdaq falls
The Dow and S&P 500 advanced on Thursday to halt a two-session losing skid, buoyed by gains in industrial and energy shares as U.S. Treasury yields eased, while the Nasdaq lost ground for a third straight session.
North Korea says U.N. chief 'picking a quarrel' with sanctions remarks
North Korea on Thursday accused United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres of "picking a quarrel" with Pyongyang by praising international sanctions for putting pressure on the country over its nuclear and ballistic missile programs.
Stymied by regulators, Airbnb looks to luxury vacations, hotels for growth
Airbnb is rolling out new services aimed at attracting travelers looking for luxury accommodations and traditional hotels, the latest move to contend with sputtering growth in its original home-renting business.
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