Trump says 'we're all to blame' for poor US-Russia relationship, Putin denies interference
Posted on 16 July 2018 at 12:08pm
(CNN) -- US President Donald Trump said Monday he holds both the United States and Russia responsible for the breakdown in the relationship between the two countries and railed against the special counsel's Russia investigation.
"I hold both countries responsible. I think that the United States has been foolish. We've all been foolish," Trump said during a joint news conference alongside Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, Finland.
Five pin oaks to be removed from MU Quad due to poor health
Posted on 16 July 2018 at 11:17am
COLUMBIA - Work to remove several large pin oaks from Mizzou's Francis Quadrangle began Monday after a recent study showed the trees' health is declining.
Mizzou officials said five of the twenty pin oaks required urgent attention, and while arborists will try to keep the other fifteen alive as long as possible, they will likely need removal in the future.
China files WTO challenge to US $200B tariff plan
Posted on 16 July 2018 at 10:52am
BEIJING (AP) — China announced it filed a World Trade Organization challenge Monday to President Donald Trump's latest tariff threat, stepping up its diplomatic efforts to counter U.S. pressure in a spiraling technology dispute.
The Trump administration has criticized the WTO as unable to deal with the problems posed by China, suggesting a challenge there might have little impact in Washington. But it might help Beijing rally support from governments that criticized Trump for going outside the WTO to impose tariffs on Chinese and other imports.
Trump: summit with Putin off to a 'very, very good start'
Posted on 16 July 2018 at 10:37am
HELSINKI (AP) — President Donald Trump and Russia's Vladimir Putin opened their long-awaited summit Monday with a wink and slouch, respectively, then talked one on one behind closed doors for two-plus hours before the American leader declared their meeting was off to a "very, very good start for everybody."
Neither leader revealed what was discussed. But in advance of the talks, Trump listed a series of topics that did not include Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election.
Jefferson City man dies after police car chase in Iowa
Posted on 16 July 2018 at 9:20am
JEFFERSON CITY - A Jefferson City man died in Iowa Saturday morning during police pursuit.
A Fayette County Sheriff's deputy was chasing Jared Hill, when Hill crossed over into the line of on-coming traffic and hit an unoccupied, parked pick-up truck.
Boone County deputies confirm death, on-going investigation
Posted on 16 July 2018 at 8:15am
BOONE COUNTY - Boone County deputies investigate a death at North Lakewood Drive and East St. Charles Road.
Deputies responded to a call at 9:40 p.m. Sunday night. Deputies said there is "no apparent danger" in the area at this time.
Ragtag Cinema hosts World Cup watch party for free
Posted on 15 July 2018 at 8:53pm
COLUMBIA- Ragtag Cinema showed the World Cup Final against France and Croatia Sunday on its movie screens free of charge.
Ragtag has been showing World Cup games in its theatres since 2010 and said it has just been growing since then.
Why Prime Day is important to Amazon
Posted on 15 July 2018 at 6:19pm
(CNN Money) -- Amazon has successfully invented a new shopping holiday, and it's set to capitalize on the rewards.
The fourth Prime Day (and a half) will begin noon PT (3 p.m. ET) Monday, extending for 36 hours. The savings event this year is running longer than prior years, available for shoppers in more countries, and Amazon is promising a million deals — the most yet — for Prime members.
UPDATE: Suspect in 3 Kansas City officers' shootings killed
Posted on 15 July 2018 at 2:34pm
KANSAS CITY (AP) — Authorities shot and killed a man suspected of shooting three Kansas City police officers, a newspaper reported.
The suspect died Sunday afternoon after barricading himself in a house in the southeast part of the city, The Kansas City Star reported. Police said the suspect emerged from the home and was killed in an exchange of gunfire.
Chicago police: Video shows fatal officer involved shooting
Posted on 15 July 2018 at 12:07pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Footage from body cameras and surveillance cameras shows that a man who was shot and killed by a Chicago police officer was armed with what appears to be a handgun, a department spokesman said Sunday.
The shooting Saturday evening in the Grand Crossing neighborhood on the city's South Side sparked a clash between angry residents and baton-wielding officers. Four protesters were arrested and some police officers suffered minor injuries from thrown rock and bottles, some of which were filled with urine. Two squad cars were also damaged.