Trump praises Montana congressman who body-slammed reporter

Politics 10/18/18, 23:28

President Donald Trump on Thursday praised a Republican congressman for body-slamming a reporter last year, calling him a "tough cookie" and saying he thinks it might have helped him win election in Montana.At a campaign rally in Missoula, Trump lauded Rep. Greg Gianforte, who pleaded guilty to misdemeanor assault for ...

Update: Oregon lawmaker blasts coal export proposal

Asia & Pacific 10/15/18, 13:43

The Latest on the Trump administration considering the use of military bases or other federal facilities to export fossil fuels (all times local):11:30 a.m.Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden says the Trump administration is "trampling" on the rights of West Coast communities as it considers using military bases or other federal facilities ...

Interior Secretary to announce $3M Boston Navy yard project

U.S. 10/04/18, 23:09

U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is announcing plans to refurbish the old Navy yard in Boston that's home to the USS Constitution, the world's oldest commissioned warship still afloat.Zinke and Navy Secretary Richard Spencer are expected to visit the Charlestown Navy Yard on Friday to discuss a $3 million project ...

Zinke expected to OK block on mining claims near Yellowstone

U.S. 10/04/18, 11:18

U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has scheduled a visit next week to Montana, where he's expected to finalize a proposal to block new mining claims on the forested public lands just outside Yellowstone National Park.Zinke, a former Montana congressman, plans to sign documents and make a "major announcement" about conservation ...

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