Jones will win the special election to become Alabama's junior U.S. senator, ABC News can project, based on its analysis of the vote.The first victory by a Democrat in an Alabama Senate race in 25 years »
The interview will be Trump Jr.’s third appearance before congressional Russia investigators. Last week he was grilled by members of the House Intelligence Committee for roughly eight hours about his controversial Trump Tower meeting during the presidential campaign with a Russian lawyer who promised dirt on Hillary Clinton, as well as about his contacts with WikiLeaks. The president’s eldest son told investigators that he spoke to his father shortly after reports revealed the 2016 Trump Tower meeting last summer.
The three men in a viral video showing a shark being violently dragged behind a speeding boat have been charged with animal cruelty, among other charges, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) and prosecutors from the Hillsborough County State Attorney’s Office announced Tuesday. Michael Wenzel, 21, Spencer Heintz, 23, and Robert Lee Benac, 28, were charged with numerous criminal violations, including both felony and misdemeanor charges. The three men have each been charged with two felony counts of aggravated animal cruelty.
Buildings and bridges across the world were bathed in blue and white light Tuesday night in honor of the first night of Hanukkah. From New York City to Winnipeg, Manitoba to Tel Aviv, the eight-day Jewish "festival of lights" is staying true to it's nickname, and lighting up cites of all sizes. The Empire State Building was lit blue and white, with red light in its antenna, meant to represent a flickering candle.
The duo police have identified as persons of interest in the disappearance of Sydney Loofe, the Nebraska woman whose body was found last week after she was reported missing in November, were indicted on unrelated fraud charges on Tuesday, according to the FBI's Omaha Division. Aubrey Trail, 51, and Bailey Boswell, 23, were charged with transportation of stolen goods, securities, moneys, state tax stamps or articles used in aiding and abetting these types of crimes, according to the indictment. Trail and Boswell remain persons of interest in the disappearance and death of Loofe, officials said.
The results of Alabama's senatorial runoff weren't yet known when the late-night shows recorded, but candidate Roy Moore provided plenty of early fodder by arriving to his polling place on horseback, wearing a cowboy hat and blue jeans. Well, I mean, that is a lovely name for a magazine targeted at teenage girls,” Stephen Colbert, host of “The Late Show,” said. “I just want to say to Roy Moore, ‘Hello you and the horse you rode in on,’” he added, placing emphasis on the word hello.
Doug Jones made history on Tuesday as the first Democrat to be voted into Senate from reliably red Alabama in more than two decades. “I have said throughout this campaign that I thought that Dec. 12 would be an historic day,” Jones said during his victory speech Tuesday night. “This is, as you know, mine and Louise’s 25th wedding anniversary.
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Republican nominee Roy Moore, who has been accused of sexual misconduct and denied the allegations against him, had been in a tight race with Democratic opponent Doug Jones ahead of the election Tuesday.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions invoked this week’s terror attack in New York City to criticize United States immigration policy at a Baltimore press conference Tuesday. “As yesterday's New York events showed, in the starkest terms, the failures of our immigration system are also a national security issue,” Sessions said. Sessions said that chain migration, the process of immigrants helping their family members immigrate, and the diversity visa lottery were responsible for terrorists entering the U.S.
President Trump’s eldest son, Donald Trump Jr, through his attorney, has formally asked the House Intelligence Committee to open a review into leaks during and after his meeting last week behind closed doors with the committee. In his letter, Futerfas details the rules he and his client agreed to before attending including turning over their electronic devices for the duration of the closed door interview.
Negative perceptions among voters over the sexual misconduct allegations against Republican Roy Moore handed the Democrats a rare victory in deep-red Alabama, with broad gender and racial gaps and vast shifts among typically pro-GOP groups in the state, including independents, moderates and non-evangelical whites. On the central issue of the election, 51 percent of voters said the allegations against Moore were definitely or probably true, vs. 44 percent who saw them as definitely or probably false.
Alabama's Democratic Senate candidate Doug Jones arrived to greet diners at Martha’s Place Buffet and Catering around lunch time on the eve of election day and found the largely African-American crowd at the Montgomery restaurant pleased he had stopped by. Roxanna Wingard, a local school bus driver, was inside having lunch when Jones, who is facing off against Republican Roy Moore in today's special election, came over.
An Iowa school bus became engulfed in flames this morning, killing the driver and a student who were onboard, according to authorities. The bus began its route about 7 a.m. in the farm town of Oakland before backing out of one home's driveway and landing in a ditch where it caught fire, Pottawattamie County officials said. The Pottawattamie County Sheriff’s Office identified the driver as Donald Hendricks, 74, and the student as Megan Klindt, 16.
The man accused of detonating an explosive in the New York City subway system wrote on Facebook the morning of his alleged attack, “Trump you failed to protect your nation," according to the federal complaint against him. Akayed Ullah, 27, an immigrant from Bangladesh, is accused of setting off the homemade bomb in an underground passageway near the Port Authority Bus Terminal Monday morning, sending commuters scrambling to evacuate the major transit hub just blocks from Times Square.
Christmas has always been a time for festive frocks, triumphant touches and holly-jolly accessories, but the social media craze this holiday season is crazy Christmas hair in all shapes and forms.From Christmas tree hair tall enough to make Cindy Lou Who from "The Grinch" jealous, to statement-making Christmas tree eyebrows and beard ornaments that give facial hair extra festive flair, these wacky beauty trends are sure to keep the holidays “mhairy” and bright. ...
Kayla Moore, the wife of Alabama GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore, refuted accusations that her husband holds anti-Semitic views and accused the media of slandering him. Moore then launched into a defense of his character, arguing that he doesn't hold any negative views of Jewish people, women or African-Americans.
Paralympic athlete and convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius was apparently bruised in a prison fight over a telephone, South African prison authorities said today.No serious injuries resulted from his altercation with another inmate over the use of the prison phone, Department of Correctional Services spokesman Singabakho Nxumalo said.“Pistorius wasn’t seriously injured. He was just bruised, although I haven’t received information about the exact location of the bruise,” Nxumalo said. “We do regard the incident in a serious light and will act once we have all the facts. ...
The man accused of killing four people at random during a 51-day rampage in Tampa pleaded not guilty in Hillsborough County Circuit Court today. The attorney for Howell Emmanuel Donaldson III, 24, entered the written plea to four counts of premeditated murder with a firearm. Donaldson stayed in his jail cell after waiving his right to appear in court, according to the plea document filed Monday.
The explosive device detonated in the New York City subway system Monday morning did not fully shatter but had the ability to impose more injuries, according to a law enforcement source. Ullah "had strapped to his body an I.E.D., a pipe bomb that he had made using a metal pipe filled with ... screws held together under his jacket with wires and zip ties," Joon Kim, acting U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York, said at a news conference today. The bomb was built from a 12-inch-long pipe, black powder and rigged with a 9-volt battery and a wire that came from a Christmas light, a law enforcement source told ABC News.
Critics from The New York Times to The Hollywood Reporter and more have weighed in on "Star Wars: The Last Jedi," the latest film about a galaxy far, far away. Here's what reviewers across the country had to say about the Rian Johnson film.