House Ethics panel investigating New York GOP congressman

The advocacy group said Collins sits on the board of Innate Immuno, a company that is experimenting with a drug to treat multiple sclerosis. The group said Collins purchased millions of shares of the company while also sponsoring legislation that could benefit the company.

Lawyer says proposal for Trump Tower in Russia was abandoned

The attorney, Michael Cohen, disclosed the details Monday to the House intelligence committee. The committee is looking into potential Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. The statement was subsequently obtained by the AP.

Bracing for Harvey’s return, worry renews: Is worst to come?

Rescuers meanwhile continued plucking people from inundated neighborhoods. Mayor Sylvester Turner put the number by police at more than 3,000. The Coast Guard said it also had rescued more than 3,000 by boat and air and was taking more than 1,000 calls per hour.

Judge delays trial of suspect in abduction of Chinese woman

The trial of Brendt Christensen in the disappearance of Yingying Zhang was scheduled to start Sept. 12. U.S. District Court Judge Colin Bruce on Monday granted Christensen’s attorneys’ request for a continuance until Feb. 27.

Houston to open more mega-shelters to house flooded families

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Louisiana’s governor offered Tuesday to take in Harvey victims from Texas, while Houston officials open two to three more mega-shelters to accommodate people who continue to arrive at the overflowing George R. Brown Convention Center seeking refuge from Harvey’s record-breaking flooding.

North Korea fires missile over Japan in aggressive test

Seoul’s Joint Chiefs of Staff said the missile traveled around 2,700 kilometers (1677 miles) and reached a maximum height of 550 kilometers (341 miles) as it flew over the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido.