President Trump Puts Off Syria Strike Decision, Will Talk To Allies

By ROBERT BURNS and CATHERINE LUCEY, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday put off a final decision on possible military strikes against Syria after tweeting earlier that they could happen “very soon or not so soon at all.” The White House said he would consult further with allies. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis…

Greitens’ Defense Team Accuses Prosecutor Of Misconduct After Video Deposition Surfaces

St. Louis, MO (KTRS)  There’s new developments in the criminal case against Governor Eric Greitens. Fox 2 reports that the St. Louis Circuit Attorney’s Office turned of a video deposition of Greitens’ former mistress to the court Wednesday at 6 p.m. Greitens’ lawyers were told the interview was lost because the video machine didn’t work.…

California To Join Guard Border Mission, But With Conditions

By KATHLEEN RONAYNE AND ELLIOT SPAGAT, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown accepted President Donald Trump’s call to send the National Guard to the Mexican border, but rejected the White House’s portrait of a burgeoning border crisis and insisted that his troops will have nothing to do with immigration enforcement. The Democratic…

Report: Greitens Was Aggressor In Unwanted Sexual Encounter

By DAVID A. LIEB and SUMMER BALLENTINE, Associated Press JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens initiated a physically aggressive unwanted sexual encounter with his hairdresser and threatened to distribute a partially nude photo of her if she spoke about it, according to testimony from the woman released Wednesday by a House investigatory committee.…