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After Kathy Griffin was photographed in May holding a fake bloodied, severed head of Donald Trump, a ferocious backlash ensued, and the comedian lost gigs and was subject to a Secret Service investigation. "I am no longer under federal investigation," she tweeted Friday. ABC News had contacted the Secret Service for comment.
The former Tennessee teacher who is accused of kidnapping his 15-year-old student has finally had his teaching license revoked, three months after the pair were found in northern California. The Tennessee State Board of Education announced its decision to strip Tad Cummins, 50, of his license Friday morning, ABC affiliate WKRN reported. Because of the ruling, Cummins will never be able to obtain a teaching license again.
Leeanne Ericson was attacked by a 10-foot great white shark and bitten in her right thigh and backside down to the bone.
Ivanka Trump headed to New York City Friday to have a private lunch meeting with United National Secretary-General Antonio Guterres. The first daughter, who serves as an adviser to President Trump, posted photos of the visit on Instagram, writing that the UN chief invited her to follow-up on her launch of the Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative, a fund to help female entrepreneurs access capital. Following the successful launch of the Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative, #WeFi, at the #G20, I was honored to be invited to lunch with UN Secretary General Guterres to discuss women's economic empowerment, entrepreneurship and workforce development.
Investigation finds hundreds of other allegations of misconduct and threats where border officers and agents are rarely prosecuted or even punished.
John Kelly, the Trump administration's newest staffer, wasn't the only chief of staff who spent Friday acclimating to his new position: So was Vice President Mike Pence's new chief of staff, Nick Ayers, who was sworn in Friday and officially assumes the role on Tuesday. "Congrats to @Nick_Ayers for being sworn-in as my Chief of Staff," Pence tweeted, along with photos of Ayers being sworn in, next to his wife and children.
An initial assessment shows that North Korea fired an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) today that flew for more than 40 minutes, traveling 620 miles horizontally into the Sea of Japan, a U.S. official said. "The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) determined the missile launch from North Korea did not pose a threat to North America," Pentagon spokesman Capt. Jeff Davis said in a statement. On Saturday morning local time, the U.S. and South Korea fired short-range missiles into the Sea of Japan "as a show of force" in response to North Korea's launch, the U.S. military said in a statement.
Zac and Emily Rendell of Ontario, Canada, are the epitome of relationship goals. The fun-loving couple keeps the romance alive with surprise date nights every month. It could be anything,” Zac Rendell, 23, told ABC News.
Footage of a boy with Down syndrome performing a Whitney Houston classic is bringing smiles to millions on the internet. Dane Miller, 9, was captured on video singing Houston’s 1993 hit “I Have Nothing” from "The Bodyguard" during a recent family car ride. Dane’s aunt, Jeanne Miller, posted the video on Facebook, where it has been viewed 4.7 million times since Monday.
Former "Friends" star Jennifer Aniston, 48, and Oscar winner Reese Witherspoon, 41, are set to star on an untitled show about morning TV. No streaming service, like Netflix or Hulu, and no network, like ABC or CBS, are yet attached, but the two actresses are confirmed, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The report from THR, confirmed by ABC News, adds that Jay Carson from "House of Cards" fame will write and produce, while Aniston and Witherspoon will star and also produce.
The U.S. ambassador to Russia has expressed his “strong disappointment and protest” to Russia after it seized two American facilities and called on the U.S. to remove some of its personnel or face expulsion from the country. The move was Moscow’s way of retaliating one day after the U.S. Senate passed a final sanctions bill that targets Russia, Iran and North Korea, sending it to President Trump’s desk. “We have received the Russian government notification.
Fifty years ago Saturday, The Doors' "Light My Fire" burned its way to the top of the Billboard Hot 100. Mainly written by guitarist Robby Krieger, with a little help from his fellow Doors, the hit song was the first he composed for the group. The Doors, however, were initially hesitant to release it as a single because the original version was seven minutes long.
In a recent interview with Billboard magazine, singer and designer Willa Ford revealed why she left the music industry in the early 2000s. "A lot of people don’t realize this, but my second single was released on Sept. 11, 2001,” Ford told Billboard. The record company I was with at the time got acquired by another record company, and the president of our record company left the company.
The attorney representing both the fiancé and family of the Australian bride-to-be who was fatally shot by a Minneapolis Police Department officer earlier this month says "the family wants justice in its largest sense."Justine Ruszczyk, 40, who went by her fiancé's last name, Damond, was killed by a police officer on July 15 after she called 911 to report what she believed was a sexual assault occurring near her home."I think Justine is the last person you’d expect to be killed by police," Robert Bennett, the attorney representing Justine Damond's family and fiancé, Don Damond, told ABC News. ...
President Trump continued to express his dissatisfaction with Senate Republicans after their latest attempt to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act failed. In a series of tweets this morning, the president encouraged the Senate to change its rules to require just a 51-vote majority to pass future legislation. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell previously signaled that he would not support changing the Senate rules.
A government surveillance video obtained by ABC News has shed new light on a tragic incident at the U.S.-Mexico border, sparking outrage from members of Congress who help oversee U.S. Customs and Border Protection. The video shows that in 2013 two U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers appeared to encourage, or at least permit, a 16-year-old Mexican high school student to drink from a bottle that tests would later reveal contained concentrated liquid methamphetamine. The young man, Cruz Velazquez, died within two hours of drinking the substance, but the two officers involved, Valerie Baird and Adrian Perallon, remain on the job today, with no disciplinary action taken against them.
The Senate's effort to pass a stripped-down version of an Obamacare repeal measure -- the so-called "skinny repeal" of the Affordable Care Act -- failed during a vote, 49-51, held shortly around 1:30 a.m. Friday.BREAKING: Senate rejects "skinny" Obamacare repeal in late night vote https://t.co/n7TqA3VDnW pic.twitter.com/DIkih4bUl0— ABC News (@ABC) July 28, 2017About an hour after the vote was announced, President Donald Trump, tweeted, "3 Republicans and 48 Democrats let the American people down. As I said from the beginning, let ObamaCare implode, then deal. ...