Officials

  • Kim Jong Un meets high-ranking Chinese diplomat in Pyongyang

    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has met with a high-ranking Chinese diplomat in Pyongyang, amid a flurry of diplomacy following Kim’s recent surprise visit to Beijing. Song Tao, who heads the ruling Communist Party’s International Department, led an art troupe to Pyongyang to attend an arts festival, according...
  • New Mexico officials: 2 dead, 4 injured in library shooting

    CLOVIS, N.M. (AP) – Two people were killed and four others were injured when gunfire erupted inside a public library on Monday, throwing an eastern New Mexico community into a panic as officers swarmed the building with their guns drawn. The gunman surrendered and was taken into custody without incident...
  • NFL announces it will hire up to 24 full-time officials

    The NFL and the NFL Referees Association agreed Wednesday to have as many as 24 full-time officials hired for the 2017 season. The move converts about 10 percent of its 124-person roster of officials, the sides announced in a joint statement. “We believe this is a great development for...
  • Top FBI officials could testify against Trump

    Shortly after the appointment of special counsel Robert Mueller in May, Acting Director of the FBI Andrew McCabe told several of the highest-ranking managers of the bureau they should consider themselves possible witnesses in any investigation into whether President Donald Trump engaged in obstruction of justice, according to two...
  • Referee Danny Crawford retires after 32 NBA seasons

    One of the most recognizable NBA referees has decided to put away his whistle. Danny Crawford is retiring after 32 seasons calling NBA games. He officiated 23 consecutive NBA Finals, with his last game being the the Golden State Warriors clinching the NBA crown in Game 5 last June....