Donald Trump says he'll write inauguration speech himself

PALM BEACH, Fla. — President-elect Donald Trump is telling visitors to his Florida club that he plans to write his inaugural address himself and is drawing inspiration from Presidents Ronald Reagan and John F. Kennedy. That’s according to a person who has spoken with Trump at Mar-a-Lago, the South Florida club where he is spending the …

Parole panel delays decision on whether to release Charles Manson follower

SACRAMENTO, Calif. –  A two-member parole panel delayed making a decision Thursday on whether to release an accomplice of cult killer Charles Manson who is the longest-serving female inmate in California. After a daylong hearing, the panel from the Board of Parole Hearings postponed a decision on whether to recommend freeing Patricia Krenwinkel “because they felt …

Britain scolds Kerry for comments on Israeli government

LONDON Britain scolded U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry for describing the Israeli government as the “most right-wing in Israeli history”, a move that aligns Prime Minister Theresa May more closely with President-elect Donald Trump. In a 70-minute speech just weeks before the Obama administration hands over to President-elect Trump, Kerry warned on Wednesday that Israel’s …