Top News http://enews.earthlink.net/channel/news/top Top News Supplied by AP en-us (c) 2018 EarthLink Networks Inc. Wed, 19 Dec 2018 00:47:11 EST Wed, 19 Dec 2018 00:51:07 EST 5 'Twas the Night before Christmas' is theme of Pence holiday http://enews.earthlink.net/article/top?guid=20181218/665e130f-0dd3-43b3-882f-ef3c4abaec01 WASHINGTON (AP) — Christmas at Vice President Mike Pence's official residence literally jumps out of the pages of "Twas the Night Before Christmas." Wed, 19 Dec 2018 00:47:11 EST 20181218/665e130f-0dd3-43b3-882f-ef3c4abaec01 By DARLENE SUPERVILLE Associated Press In farewell, Ryan sees solutions if 'politics will allow it' http://enews.earthlink.net/article/top?guid=20181218/ae0b2756-9a88-498a-9323-d03ec4f6d8fd WASHINGTON (AP) — Outgoing House Speaker Paul Ryan is bemoaning America's "broken politics" in a farewell speech in which he calls Washington's failure to overhaul costly federal benefit programs "our greatest unfinished business." Wed, 19 Dec 2018 00:44:10 EST 20181218/ae0b2756-9a88-498a-9323-d03ec4f6d8fd By ALAN FRAM Associated Press US reviews report of imports from forced labor in China camp http://enews.earthlink.net/article/top?guid=20181218/b9c3b9fe-2dc3-4bde-abfd-347472453fb5 BEIJING (AP) — The U.S. government said Tuesday that it is reviewing reports of forced labor at a Chinese internment camp where ethnic minorities are sewing clothes that have been shipped to the U.S. Wed, 19 Dec 2018 00:38:11 EST 20181218/b9c3b9fe-2dc3-4bde-abfd-347472453fb5 By MARTHA MENDOZA and YANAN WANG Associated Press Report: 53 journalists killed worldwide so far in 2018 http://enews.earthlink.net/article/top?guid=20181218/741a1322-46bb-45da-a380-611add6e6ad3 NEW YORK (AP) — The number of journalists killed worldwide in retaliation for their work nearly doubled this year, according to an annual report by the Committee to Protect Journalists. Wed, 19 Dec 2018 00:33:50 EST 20181218/741a1322-46bb-45da-a380-611add6e6ad3 By VERENA DOBNIK Associated Press Judge's rebuke of Flynn upends sentencing, prolongs case http://enews.earthlink.net/article/top?guid=20181218/7a604859-de56-4346-8f3e-59b8695bae10 WASHINGTON (AP) — The court case against former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn isn't over yet. Flynn had been expected to be sentenced Tuesday in federal court for lying to the FBI about his contacts with Russians. Wed, 19 Dec 2018 00:13:41 EST 20181218/7a604859-de56-4346-8f3e-59b8695bae10 By ERIC TUCKER and CHAD DAY Associated Press