Bush, wife remain hospitalized in Houston

FILE - In this April 2, 2016, file photo, former President George H. W. Bush waves as he arrives at NRG Stadium before the NCAA Final Four tournament college basketball semifinal game between Villanova and Oklahoma in Houston. Houston-area media are quoting former President George H.W. Bush's chief of staff as saying that Bush has been hospitalized in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

HOUSTON (AP) — Former President George H.W. Bush and his wife, Barbara, remained hospitalized in Houston on Friday, a family spokesman said.

Bergdahl lawyers: Trump’s criticism prevents fair trial

FILE - In this Dec. 14, 2015 file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks about Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl at a rally in Las Vegas. Trump’s scathing criticism of Bergdahl will prevent the soldier from getting a fair trial on charges he endangered comrades by walking off his post in Afghanistan, Bergdahl’s attorneys said Friday, Jan. 20, 2017. In a motion filed shortly after Trump was sworn in, defense lawyers asked a military judge to dismiss the charges against Bergdahl and argued the Republican violated his due process rights and military law against unlawful command influence. (AP Photo/John Locher)

RALEIGH, N.C. — President Donald Trump’s scathing criticism of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl will prevent the soldier from getting a fair trial on charges he endangered comrades by walking off his post in Afghanistan, Bergdahl’s attorneys said Friday.

Madison GOP to Nate: Represent us


The Madison County Republican Central Committee passed a resolution calling on all three lawmakers from the district to “continue to fulfill their duties and attend their committee meetings with the best interests of the constituents of Madison County first and foremost in mind.” While the resolution also addresses itself to Pro Tem Brent Hill, R-Rexburg, and Rep. Dell Raybould, R-Rexburg, the context and content of the debate within the committee makes clear it’s primarily concerned with Rep. Ron Nate, R-Rexburg.

Idaho congressional delegation reacts to inauguration

President Donald Trump delivers his inaugural address after being sworn in as the 45th president of the United States during the 58th Presidential Inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Members of Idaho’s congressional delegation issued the following statements in response to Donald Trump’s inaugural address Friday:

Rescuers pull out avalanche survivors in Italy

This frame from video shows Italian firefighters extracting a boy alive from under snow and debris of an hotel that was hit by an avalanche on Wednesday, in Rigopiano, central Italy, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017. (Italian Firefighters/ANSA via AP)

FARINDOLA, Italy — With cheers of “Bravo! Bravo!” rescue crews pulled survivors from the debris of an avalanche-crushed hotel in central Italy on Friday, boosting spirits two days after the massive snow slide buried some 30 people. Four children were among the 10 people found alive — and one asked for cookies when she got out.

10 promises Trump made for his first day

President Donald Trump salutes military personnel as he leaves Capitol Hill in Washington on Friday after taking the presidential oath. Saul Loeb / Pool Photo via AP

WASHINGTON — Behind in the polls in late October, Donald Trump ventured to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, to give American voters a “contract” detailing what he would achieve during his first day in office. Beneath a list of 18 major actions was the flourish of Trump’s familiar signature and a blank space for voters to sign.


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