Steve Bannon has resigned from his role as White House chief strategist, the White House said today. A source close to Bannon told ABC News the resignation was effective Aug. 14, exactly one year after he joined the Trump campaign. "White House Chief of Staff John Kelly and Steve Bannon have mutually agreed today would be Steve's last day.
Two people are dead and six others are injured after a suspect stabbed them with a weapon in the Finnish city of Turku, according to police in Finland.Police fired a single shot that hit the suspect in the thigh, police said. The suspect is in police custody.Finland's interior minister said security is being stepped up across the country.1 person killed in stabbing attack in GermanyA closer look at how the Spain attacks unfoldedFinland’s top police chief said today it was too early to link the attack to international terrorism. ...
Fourteen people are dead, including one American, and more than 100 others are injured following a series of terror attacks in Spain.Police have linked four events in Spain to the same group of individuals: a home explosion in the town of Alcanar; a driver who mowed down pedestrians in Barcelona; an attack in the coastal town of Cambrils; and an abandoned vehicle that was recovered by police.Five suspects are dead and four people have been detained in connection with the attacks, police said.U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson this morning announced that one American was among the dead. ...
Derek and Hannah Jeter have welcomed their first child together, a baby girl. The Players’ Tribune, an online media site Jeter helped start, announced the birth today. "Congratulations Derek and @hannahbjeter on the birth of your baby girl, Bella Raine Jeter, born Thursday, Aug. 17," the site tweeted.
A California woman made the most of her time spent waiting at McCarran International Airport Tuesday by scoring more than a million dollars, according to the airport's Facebook page. A woman identified by the airport as Sandra A. from Dublin, California, tried her luck on the Wheel of Fortune slot machine in the airport's C concourse.
"We love any excuse to celebrate with our fans," Maria Hokanson, American Dairy Queen Corporation's executive vice president of marketing, said in a statement. Total solar eclipse 2017: What is it and what will happen?
One person was killed and one person was injured in a stabbing incident in the German city of Wuppertal-Elberfeld today, according to police.Wuppertal police are still searching for one or more suspects related to the stabbings.A police spokeswoman told ABC News that the stabbing had "absolutely nothing to do with a terror attack.”1 dead after several people stabbed in Finland, 1 person apprehended: PoliceThis marks the second reported stabbing attack in Europe today, as one person was killed in Finland during a stabbing attack that left several others injured. ...
Boston is adequately prepared for Saturday’s “free speech” rally, city officials said, despite the elevated tension and rhetoric that followed the deadly violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, last weekend. More than 500 police officers will be on hand for the Boston Free Speech Coalition's event so that "we don’t have an incident ... like last week in Virginia,” Mayor Marty Walsh said today.
"Whether he intended to or not, what he communicated caused racists to rejoice, minorities to weep, and the vast heart of America to mourn," Romney wrote in a post on Facebook this morning. Testify that there is no conceivable comparison or moral equivalency between the Nazis -- who brutally murdered millions of Jews and who hundreds of thousands of Americans gave their lives to defeat -- and the counter-protestors who were outraged to see fools parading the Nazi flag, Nazi armband and Nazi salute," Romney wrote.
At least one American was among the 14 killed in vehicle-ramming attacks in Catalonia, Spain, over the past two days, according to U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. Tillerson said Friday that the Department of State had "received word and confirmed the death of one American citizen in the terrorist attack in Spain." U.S. officials are "still confirming the injuries and deaths of others," he added. "Hate is not an American value," Tillerson told reporters.
Charlie Cox's blind attorney/ninja Daredevil, Mike Colter's unbreakable Luke Cage, Krysten Ritter's hard-hitting, hard-drinking Jessica Jones and Finn Jones' indestructible Iron Fist team up in Netflix's "The Defenders," which is now available for streaming. The show unites all of Marvel's "Hell's Kitchen Heroes" for the first time. The unlikely team is forced together when a series of clues they individually follow lead them to discover that New York City is in the crosshairs of a mysterious figure played with chilling ease by Sigourney Weaver.
NBA champion Kevin Durant said Thursday that if the Golden State Warriors are invited to the White House to celebrate their win in the 2017 Finals, he will not make the trip. "I don't respect who's in office right now," he said, referring to President Trump. While the Warriors have yet to be invited to the White House, it's customary for championship teams in the NFL, NBA and MLB to visit the nation's capital and meet with the president.
Congrats are in order for Robin Thicke, who is expecting his first child with girlfriend April Love Geary. "Growing Pains" star Alan Thicke died last December after suffering a heart attack. Geary, 22, shared the news Thursday on Instagram of the new baby on the way and the due date being the birthday of the baby's late grandfather.
Charlottesville Mayor Mike Signer will issue a statement this afternoon after canceling a news conference at which he was expected to "make a major announcement" regarding the local statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee and the legacy of the woman killed during a protest sparked by the city's plans to remove the statue. FYI all: we are canceling today’s press conference and instead issuing a statement in the afternoon.
Trump hunkers down at Camp David with his National Security Council amid fallout from his Charlottesville remarks and his response to Barcelona that included spreading a debunked story.
In the incident local police called a "terror attack," a van slammed into pedestrians near Catalunya Square in Barcelona's Las Ramblas district, a busy tourist area. Tillerson added that the U.S. stands ready to assist authorities in Barcelona. The United States condemns the terror attack in Barcelona, Spain, and will do whatever is necessary to help.
When Jordan Leandre was awarded the honor of tossing out the first pitch, he accidentally hit a photographer, who ended up getting a great shot.
Pro-diver David Colturi was one of 22 athletes competing in seven events off the jagged cliffs for the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series.