New White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci likened the tension between President Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions to a married couple. While Sessions was one of Trump's earliest and most loyal campaign supporters on Capitol Hill, the president has grown increasingly frustrated with Sessions over his decision to recuse himself from the Department of Justice's Russia inquiry — a decision that infuriated Trump and led Sessions to offer his resignation.
Stanaway, who is battling a terminal illness, got the chance to meet -- and flirt -- with Bryan through the organization Crossroads Hospice & Palliative Care out of Pennsylvania. "Crossroads has a 'Gift of a Day' campaign that tries to make these final wishes come true for these hospice patients," said Tracy Bunch, the coordinator of the campaign at Crossroads. Bunch said since she's a big Bryan fan, the team made her a special shirt that read “Shake It for Me, Luke!” to wear at the show and even printed out a picture of the singer's behind.
The parents of an 18-year-old who allegedly livestreamed a car crash that killed her younger sister say their daughter is still in shock. The driver, Obdulia Sanchez, 18, of Stockton, California, crashed on July 21 in Los Banos, California, about 80 miles southeast of San Jose, the California Highway Patrol said. The car went through a barbed wire fence and overturned in a field, ejecting Obdulia Sanchez's 14-year-old sister and another 14-year-old passenger.
The family of 11-month-old Charlie Gard, whose illness has damaged his brain and rendered him unable to breathe on his own, asked a U.K. court today for permission to let the child die at home. Charlie's mother, Connie Yates, appeared in court alongside Grant Armstrong, a family lawyer, who explained the family's last wishes for their son to a judge in Britain’s High Court. The court appearance follows an emotional statement by Charlie's parents yesterday, in which they announced their decision to stop pursuing their request to take the baby to the United States for potential experimental treatments to prolong his life.
Rachel Lindsay brought home three men to meet her family in Monday night's episode of "The Bachelorette," and each date had its fair share of ups and downs. "I knew it, but I was running away from it because that's what I do in real life," Lindsay said.
President Donald Trump continued his public criticism of Attorney General Jeff Sessions as part of a series of early-morning tweets, calling his appointed head of the Justice Department “very weak” on “Hillary Clinton crimes.”Attorney General Jeff Sessions has taken a VERY weak position on Hillary Clinton crimes (where are E-mails & DNC server) & Intel leakers!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 25, 2017Trump returned to his theme of dismissing the investigation into Russia’s interference in the 2016 presidential election and possible ties to Trump associates as a “witch hunt. ...
Members of the House Intelligence Committee investigating Russia election interference will question White House senior adviser Jared Kushner today on Capitol Hill. Kushner, who is also President Trump's son-in-law, was interviewed Monday by Senate Intelligence Committee staff, and denied colluding with Russia during the presidential campaign in an 11-page statement released before the session. "The record and documents I have voluntarily provided will show that all of my actions were proper," Kushner said in a statement outside the White House Monday after his closed-door interview.
When The Rolling Stones released their latest album, "Blue & Lonesome," this past December, some of the band members revealed they had been working on original music when they decided to make the blues-covers record. Now, in a new video Q & A, guitarist Keith Richards says The Stones are moving forward with an album of new original songs. "We are very, very shortly cutting some new stuff and considering where to take it next," Richards reports in the new clip, which has been posted on his official YouTube channel.
A federal judge in Michigan blocked the deportation of more than 1,400 Iraqi nationals on Monday, giving the immigrants time to make their cases in court before the government can attempt to deport them. U.S. District Judge Mark Goldsmith entered a preliminary injunction that would give the immigrants at least three more months to argue their cases before the Board of Immigration Appeals, and the courts, before the government can attempt to send them back to Iraq. In his ruling on Monday, Goldsmith said the potential deportees, many whom are Chaldean Christian, would face "grave harm and possible death" in Iraq because they are considered minorities there.
Microsoft said it would keep developing its Paint program on Monday amid fears that the 32-year-old application might be killed off in the next Windows 10 update. Last week, the tech firm placed Paint on a list of "deprecated" applications, meaning it was no longer "in active development and might be removed” from future versions of its flagship Windows 10 operating system. If there's anything we learned, it's that after 32 years, MS Paint has a lot of fans," Megan Saunders, Microsoft’s general manager of the 3D for Everyone initiative, wrote in a blog post Monday.
Instead of bachelorette Rachel Lindsay visiting her suitors' homes, they visited her home in Dallas. Aside from Lindsay's father, who was missing in action, the guys met the bachelorette's mother, sister, uncle, aunt, brother-in-law and cousin. The day went so well that when Eric stopped by the next day, Lindsay’s overprotective sister Constance found some red flags with the suitor.
A 3-month-old killer whale named Kyara died in captivity at SeaWorld San Antonio in Texas on Monday, the park said in a statement. Kyara was being treated for an infection, likely pneumonia, that SeaWorld's veterinary and animal care staff was "aggressively treating," according to the statement. “Kyara had a tremendous impact on each of her care staff, not to mention all of the guests that had the chance to see her," Julie, one of the park's orca trainers, said in the statement.
A California teenager is accused of driving under the influence and causing a deadly car crash while livestreaming on social media. The driver, Obdulia Sanchez, 18, of Stockton, California, crashed on July 21 in Los Banos, California, about 80 miles southeast of San Jose, the California Highway Patrol said. The crash happened when the car went through a barbed wire fence and overturned in a field, ejecting the two passengers, the highway patrol said.
An undocumented immigrant who survived an alleged smuggling attempt on a stifling hot tractor-trailer where 10 people died told investigators that the driver ignored their banging from inside a shipping container as they took turns breathing through a hole in the wall, according to a criminal complaint. Some people had trouble breathing and passed out, the man said, according to a criminal complaint filed today against the driver that does not name the immigrant. The immigrant told investigators there were about 70 other people when he and his group of 28 got inside the tractor-trailer, where officials said temperatures climbed to over 100 degrees, according to the criminal complaint.
One Los Angeles couple decided to ditch the traditional wedding cake at their nuptials. Instead, they chose a customized wedding piñata cake. Karen Chan and Clayton Lee tied the knot May 13 in front of approximately 180 guests at La Chureya, a luxury villa in Palm Springs, California.
The British parents of 11-month-old Charlie Gard, whose illness has damaged his brain and rendered him unable to breathe on his own, have decided against pursuing their controversial efforts to take him to the United States for treatment after an assessment from a U.S. doctor. This choice will preemptively end the court proceedings and any possibility of the family transporting Charlie to the U.S. Charlie's parents, Chris Gard and Connie Yates, gave a solemn address to the press today about their decision on the steps of the U.K. High Court.