Sen. Menendez says cash found in home was from his personal savings, not bribe proceeds
Democratic U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez of New Jersey defiantly pushed back against federal corruption charges on Monday, saying nearly half a million dollars in cash authorities found in his home was from his personal savings, not from bribes, and was on hand for emergencies.
Amazon is investing up to $4 billion in AI startup Anthropic in growing tech battleAmazon is investing up to $4 billion in Anthropic and taking a minority stake in the artificial intelligence startup, the two companies said Monday.
Russia's Black Sea Fleet commander among 34 killed in a missile strike in Crimea, Ukraine claimsThe missile strike that blasted the Crimean headquarters of Russia's navy last week killed 34 officers, including the fleet commander, Ukraine said Monday, though it provided no evidence to support its claim.
Thousands of Armenians flee Nagorno-Karabakh as the Turkish president visits AzerbaijanEthnic Armenians were streaming out of Nagorno-Karabakh on Monday after the Azerbaijani military reclaimed full control of the breakaway region, while Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan visited Azerbaijan in a show of support to its ally.
What is behind renewed tensions between Serbia and Kosovo?Tensions between Serbia and Kosovo flared anew over the weekend when some 30 heavily armed Serbs barricaded themselves in an Orthodox monastery in northern Kosovo, setting off a daylong gunbattle with police that left one officer and three attackers dead.
Screenwriters wait to learn terms of deal with Hollywood studios to end historic strikeScreenwriters waited Monday to learn what their five-month strike won and prepared for a possible return to work after their union reached an agreement with studio executives that could help end the walkouts that brought Hollywood to a standstill.
Biden administration announces $1.4 billion to improve rail safety and boost capacity in 35 statesThe Biden administration announced Monday that it has awarded more than $1.4 billion to projects that improve railway safety and boost capacity, with much of the money coming from the 2021 infrastructure law.
Texas Walmart shooter agrees to pay more than $5M to families over 2019 racist attackA white Texas gunman who killed 23 people at a Walmart in 2019 after ranting about Hispanics taking over the government and economy has agreed to pay more than $5 million to victims of the racist attack, according to an order signed by a judge Monday.
Here's when your favorite show may return as writers strike is on the verge of endingA tentative agreement between striking screenwriters and Hollywood studios offers some hope that the industry's dual walkouts may soon be over. But when will your favorite shows return?
Oil prices have risen. That's making gas more expensive for US drivers and helping Russia's warOil prices have risen, meaning drivers are paying more for gasoline and truckers and farmers more for diesel. The increase also is complicating the global fight against inflation and feeding Russia's war chest to boot.
Why the U.S. job market has defied rising interest rates and expectations of high unemploymentLast year's spike in inflation, to the highest level in four decades, was painful enough for American households. Yet the cure -- much higher interest rates, to cool spending and hiring -- was expected to bring even more pain.
EU commissioner calls for more balanced trade with China and warns that Ukraine could divide themThe European Union's trade commissioner called for a more balanced economic relationship with China on Monday, noting an EU trade deficit of nearly 400 billion euros ($425 billion), while also warning that China's position on the war in Ukraine could endanger its relationship with Europe.
U.S. will establish diplomatic ties with the Cook Islands and Niue as Biden hosts Pacific leadersPresident Joe Biden is set to establish diplomatic relations Monday with two South Pacific nations, the Cook Islands and Niue, as his administration aims to show to Pacific Island leaders that it is committed to increasing American presence in the region.
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- 8:42 PMPark Ridge real estate developer convicted
- 7:33 PMHuntley woman raises butterflies to release into the wild
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- Lake CountyLake County reports first human West Nile virus case of 2023
- Lake CountyPolice searching for people who tried to carjack their ride-share driver in Beach Park
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