Trump announces new Mexican tariffs in response to migrants

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a surprise announcement that could derail a major trade deal, President Donald Trump announced Thursday that he is slapping a 5% tariff on all Mexican imports, effective June 10, to pressure the country to do more to crack down on the surge of Central American migrants trying to cross the U.S. border.

He said the percentage will gradually increase — up to 25% — "until the Illegal Immigration problem is remedied.Read more on

Photos and video: OKC Mayor David Holt launches ‘City Hall Sessions’ with The Annie Oakley

By Brandy McDonnellOklahoma City Mayor David Holt this week launched a regular music series called the "City Hall Sessions," in which local bands will play a short set live from Holt's office in front of a small, exclusive audience."Oklahoma City has given the world many amazing voices in the world of music, people like Wanda Jackson, Charlie Christian, The Flaming Lips, Kings of Leon, Vince Gill.Read more on

Haney suspended from SiriusXM show for women’s golf comment

NEW YORK (AP) — Swing coach Hank Haney has been suspended from the SiriusXM PGA Tour Radio channel because of saying on his show that a Korean would probably win the U.S. Women's Open and that he couldn't name six players on the LPGA Tour.

He then said he would go with "Lee" and if he didn't have to mention a first name, "I'd get a bunch of them right.Read more on

OSU softball: Samantha Show hits two home runs, pitches Cowgirls past Florida 2-1 in WCWS opener

By Scott WrightStaff writerswright@oklahoman.comDon’t stand too close, her teammates said.
In videos and social media hashtags and anywhere else.
They warned everyone of the wrath of Oklahoma State star Samantha Show’s bat.
When Show launched her second home run of the game into the left-center field bleachers of USA Softball Hall of Fame Stadium on Thursday night, Florida pitcher Kelly Barnhill felt the pain.
So, too, did OSU team manager Jackson Lindsay.
After the sixth-inning home run that sent 13th-seeded OSU on its way to a 2-1 win over No.Read more on

Skipper of cruiser that sank Budapest tour boat arrested

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungarian police detained the captain of a cruise ship that collided with and sank a sightseeing boat packed with South Korean tourists, as rescue crews geared up to raise the vessel from the bottom of the Danube River in the heart of Budapest while scouring the waters for 21 people still missing.

Seven people are confirmed dead and seven have been rescued, all of them South Koreans, Hungarian officials said.Read more on

OKC tickets to ‘Hamilton’ go on sale Friday: What you need to know to buy

By Brandy McDonnellOn Friday, Oklahoma City theater fans who feel they are past patiently waitin’ will be able to buy tickets to the state premiere of the pop-culture phenomenon “Hamilton.”As previously reported, producer Jeffrey Seller and OKC Broadway announced in April that single tickets for the OKC run of the national tour of Lin-Manuel Miranda's musical smash will go on sale to the public Friday at and in person at the Civic Center Music Hall, 201 N Walker Ave.Tickets will be available for the July 30-Aug.Read more on

NRA to end advertisting contract, continue litigation

By Steve LackmeyerBusiness writerslackmeyer@oklahoman.comAt a time when the once cozy relationship between Oklahoma City-based Ackerman McQueen and the National Rifle Association has turned toxic, the two sides are in agreement it’s time to end a 38-year relationship that included legendary campaigns and creation of NRATV.
Revan McQueen, CEO of Ackerman McQueen, announced Wednesday the city’s largest and oldest advertising agency is seeking to terminate its contract with the NRA after a series of lawsuits, countersuits, allegations of blackmail and misspending.
The NRA responds they’re ready to move on as well — but that won’t end the war where millions in damages are being sought by each side.
William Brewer III, attorney for the NRA and also brother-in-law of Revan McQueen, said litigation will continue.
"Given the scrutiny it is facing in multiple lawsuits, it is not surprising that Ackerman now attempts to escape the consequences of its own conduct," said Brewer, partner at Dallas-based Brewer, Attorneys & Counselors.Read more on