Massive Beef Recall Issued Following Salmonella Outbreak

Arizona  (KTRS)  Over six-million pounds of beef is being recalled due to a salmonella outbreak. The USDA announced Thursday morning that Arizona-based JBS Tolleson is recalling the meat after 57 cases of salmonella in 16 states have been reported since August 5, 2018.. The raw, non-intact beef items, including ground beef, were packaged on various dates…

The Latest: 3 Indicted Russians Earlier Charged by Mueller

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on a new wave of global cyberattacks blamed on Russia (all times local): 2:50 p.m. Justice Department officials say three of the seven Russian military intelligence officials accused in the hacking of anti-doping agencies were previously charged by special counsel Robert Mueller. The three defendants named in an indictment unsealed…

Officer Killed, 4 Other Officers Shot In South Carolina

By JEFFREY COLLINS , Associated Press FLORENCE, S.C. (AP) — Five South Carolina law enforcement officers were shot Wednesday — including one fatally — in a Florence County shooting in which the suspect has been taken into custody, authorities said. Sheriff’s Deputy Chief Glenn Kirby confirmed the incident Wednesday, news outlets reported. Kirby said three…

GOP Senators Await FBI Report in Anxiety-Filled Capitol

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senators nervously awaited the arrival of a new FBI report on sexual allegations that could make or break Brett Kavanaugh’s tottering Supreme Court nomination Wednesday as aggressive protesters and an unusually strong security response added to a feeling of high anxiety inside the U.S. Capitol. As lawmakers anticipated the report, three key…

Dems Dispute Post On Kavanaugh Background Checks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats are disputing Republicans’ suggestion that there’s been no “whiff” of any inappropriate sexual behavior or alcohol abuse in Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s previous background checks. Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee tweeted that Kavanaugh’s six earlier background checks found no such issues. But Democrats in a letter Wednesday to…