Roger Stone, a longtime friend and ally of President Donald Trump, has been found guilty on all seven counts against him. Charges included that he lied to lawmakers about WikiLeaks, tampered with witnesses, and obstructed a House intelligence committee probe.
Twitter says it will still allow advertising about social issues despite its ban on political advertising. Social cause advertisements on Twitter won't be allowed to mention candidates or political parties.
A Canadian broadcast company has fired hockey commentator Don Cherry for calling immigrants "you people" in a rant on television in which he said new immigrants are not honoring the country's fallen soldiers.
The top U.S. diplomat to Ukraine told lawmakers Wednesday that his aide overheard a phone conversation between another diplomat and President Donald Trump. William Taylor said the conversation shows that Trump cares more about investigations into Joe Biden than he does about Ukraine.
President Donald Trump is denying he asked a U.S. ambassador about “investigations” in Ukraine a day after his call with that country’s president. In a new video released by the White House, Trump called the hearings the “single greatest scam in the history of American politics.”
Facebook says it removed 3.2 billion fake accounts from its service from April to September, up slightly from 3 billion in the previous six months. Nearly all of the bogus accounts were caught before they had a chance to become “active” users of the social network, so they are not counted in the user figures the company reports regularly.
President Trump says a decision will be made soon about whether to impose tariffs on imported cars and auto parts. Targeting autos would mark a major escalation in the Presidents aggressive trade policies.
The Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office and Red Lake area resort owners are asking people to stay off the ice. Recent cold weather has resulted in an early ice sheet, but more than 11 people were rescued Tuesday after the ice shifted leaving a 30 foot opening.
The Great Lakes Fishery Commission released their progress report on fish-killing sea lampreys in the Great Lakes. Lakes Superior, Huron and Erie are above target levels for the invasive species, while Lakes Michigan and Ontario are near-historic lows.
A stretch of temperatures typical of January is allowing ice to quickly develop on northern Minnesota and Wisconsin lakes. Ice is never 100% safe, and early ice should be approached with caution. In the event of an emergency, the Duluth Fire Department has a new tool this year to help people in danger.