One of the injured later died, officials said, bringing the death toll to nine in what police described as an apparent human smuggling attempt. Officials had first said two additional people had died, but later corrected the number to one. Authorities became aware of the truck overnight after a Walmart employee, who had been approached by someone who had been in the truck asking for water, notified police of the interaction, San Antonio Police Chief William McManus said this morning at a press conference, alongside other officials from the city.
Donald Trump Jr.'s legal team is expanding its operation, bringing on D.C.-based attorney and longtime regulatory lawyer Karina Lynch, his team told ABC News. Lynch had been at the law firm Williams and Jensen since 2000, and became a principal in 2005, according to the firm's website.
Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., isn't giving up his day job, but he did take a stab Saturday as a Southwest Airlines baggage handler and Starbucks barista as part of the #InYourShoes initiative.Working with Transport Workers Union of America members at Oakland International Airport, Swalwell loaded baggage onto the airline's Boeing 737s.The social media-savvy congressman tweeted several photos of his baggage handling stint.A few moments from my #InYourShoes visit with @transportworker members to load & push back a @SouthwestAir plane at @IFlyOAKland today. pic.twitter.com/mNRJvnbKVp— Rep. ...
First, the bag fee: Hungary-based Wizz Air has been charging passengers up to $50 for carry-on bags but as of Oct. 29, they’ll fly the baggage for free. As for those very cheap flights to Europe, all I can say is if you’ve ever dreamed of getting on a trans-Atlantic flight to visit the continent, your time has come.
A sheriff's deputy in Texas was fired Friday for her alleged involvement in a deadly fight outside a Houston-area Denny's restaurant in May. The Harris County Sheriff's Office announced in a press release Friday that it has concluded its internal investigation of the violent altercation in a parking lot of a Denny's restaurant on May 28 that left 24-year-old John Hernandez dead. As a result, Deputy Chauna Thompson, who faces charges in the man's death, has been terminated.
"Game of Thrones" is known for killing off our favorite characters with little or no warning -- and while viewers of the hit HBO series are often shocked by these plot developments, it turns out the actors on the fantasy series often are too.'Game of Thrones': Burning questions heading into season 7Ed Sheeran makes cameo in 'Game of Thrones,' and a recap of everything from the premiereDuring a Comic-Con International panel on Friday, some of the show's stars revealed which characters they wish hadn't died, according to a recap by Entertainment Weekly. ...
Sorry, Justin Bieber -- you're not welcome to perform in China. The statement, released Tuesday, came after a fan, or “Belieber,” demanded to know why the singer wasn't allowed to perform in China. Bieber is currently on his Purpose World Tour, in support of his 2015 album of the same name.
Minnesota officials have identified and located a key witness to the officer-involved shooting that killed an Australian bride-to-be in Minneapolis last weekend. The Minnesota Department of Public Safety Bureau of Criminal Apprehension announced in a press release Friday night that its agents interviewed the witness, who was seen riding a bike in the area immediately before the shooting and stopped at the scene to watch as two Minneapolis police officers provided medical assistance to Justine Ruszczyk. The Minnesota Department of Public Safety Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, which is conducting the investigation into the incident at the request of the Minneapolis Police Department, is urging anyone who may have also witnessed the shooting to contact them at 651-793-7000.
First lady Melania Trump's wax doppelganger was unveiled Thursday at Spain's Museo de Cera de Madrid. The wax museum recreated Trump's look from last year's Republican National Convention in Cleveland, where she took to the stage and spoke to party delegates in a rousing speech. The wax figure's debut was timed to the one-year anniversary of the convention.
Olympic legend will attempt to beat the ocean predator for Discovery Channel's two-part "Shark Week" series, "Phelps vs. Shark."
Niko Kollias tells ESPN "Outside the Lines" about his ordeal while on the University of Rochester football team when he was shot and brutally beaten.
Sean Spicer is feeling "relieved" in the wake of his resignation as the White House press secretary, he told ABC News Friday afternoon. "Organizationally, they need to get a fresh start," he told ABC News' Senior White House Correspondent Cecilia Vega. Spicer, 45, confirmed that President Donald Trump asked him to stay on.
Chris Cornell and Chester Bennington -- within months of each other. Bennington's death is being investigated as "a suicide by hanging," a spokesman for the Los Angeles County Coroner's office told ABC News on Friday. In May, former Soundgarden frontman Cornell took his own life, according to the Wayne County Medical Examiner's office.
Prominent Wall Street financier Anthony Scaramucci has accepted the position of White House communications director offered to him by President Donald Trump. Scaramucci is replacing Mike Dubke, who resigned in May only three months after being hired. Axios first reported the planned hiring of Scaramucci.