A girl in Canada who was pulled into a harbor by a sea lion is receiving medical treatment over concerns her broken skin could have been infected by dangerous bacteria from the animal's mouth, according to officials at the Vancouver Aquarium. A video that has gone viral showed a sea lion grabbing the young girl's dress and pulling her into the water. The family contacted the Vancouver Aquarium for help, after one of the facility's mammal trainers spoke about the condition during several interviews over the weekend, according to aquarium spokeswoman Deana Lancaster.
The brother of Salman Abedi, the suspect accused of carrying out a bombing in Manchester, England, that killed 22 people, allegedly said he knew his brother was going to carry out an attack, but did not know where or when, according to a spokesman for Libya’s counterterror forces. Salman Abedi, 22, the suspected suicide bomber, died at the scene of Monday night's attack at an Ariana Grande concert. Libyan authorities had been following Hashem Abedi, the suspect’s brother who was born 1997, for a month and a half because of suspected links to ISIS, said Ahmed Dagdoug, the spokesman for Libya’s counterterror forces.On Tuesday, that brother was detained in Libya.
The latest analysis of the GOP’s health care bill concludes that the plan would leave 14 million more people uninsured next year if it becomes law, a number that rises to 23 million by 2026. The CBO's estimate also indicates that the Republican health care plan would reduce the federal deficit by $119 billion oven ten years. If the nonpartisan CBO determined that the bill didn't pass muster for reconciliation, Democrats would have been able to hold up the bill with filibuster, which could send the bill back to House Republicans to amend and hold another vote.
A mother who attended every class with her quadriplegic son so he could pursue his Master of Business Administration (MBA) was surprised with her own honorary degree at her son’s graduation. “I was just blown away,” Judy O’Connor said of the honor. Judy O’Connor, a retired elementary school teacher, relocated from Florida to California in 2013 to care for her son, Marty O’Connor, who was paralyzed a year earlier after falling down a flight of stairs.
A cesspool collapsed on Long Island, New York, this afternoon, leaving a man trapped, according a spokesperson for the town of Huntington.The cesspool was being built, and dirt collapsed on top of a man who was working inside, according to A.J. Carter, the spokesperson.Multiple police and fire units are on the scene, fighting to save the man, Carter said.The man's condition is not known at this time, but the situation is believed to be serious, according to Carter.This is a breaking story, please check back for updates.
After 22 were killed and more than 50 others injured in Monday's bombing at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England, concert venues and security organizations around the globe are rethinking how they plan to proceed heading into the summer. Nick Langella, general manager at the San Antonio Alamodome, which plans to welcome bands including Metallica and Guns N' Roses in the coming weeks, said exits have become a major place of concern after what happened in Manchester. "This attacker [at Manchester] didn't just pick a target, he did his homework and knew where he would have a number of people," he said of the suspected Manchester Arena bomber Salman Abedi.
In the wake of a devastating bombing in Manchester that killed at least 22 people at an Ariana Grande concert, officials and parents alike were grappling with the news that many of the injured and killed were young adolescents or children. "We struggle to comprehend the warped and twisted mind that sees a room packed with young children not as a scene to cherished but as an opportunity for carnage," May said Tuesday. According to the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care, a total of 119 people were taken by ambulance or went to a hospital following Monday night's attack at Manchester Arena.
Nearly 50 years ago, astronaut Neil Armstrong famously made his mark on the moon. When Armstrong returned from the Apollo 11 mission, he had a bag containing rock fragments and dust he collected from the moon's surface. Cassandra Hatton, a vice president at Sotheby's, explained that NASA unknowingly lost track of the bag, which protected the Earth and space craft from lunar pathogens, while clearing out items in the Johnson Space Center in Texas.
In the wake of Monday's terror attack at a crowded concert hall, Manchester residents are struggling to make sense of the tragedy that killed and wounded dozens. At least 22 people, including children, were killed Monday night when a suicide bomb detonated at Manchester Arena, where American singer Ariana Grande had just finished performing. A total of 119 people received care at hospitals following the explosion, according to the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care.
Carter Page, a former foreign policy adviser to Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, told ABC News that he will testify before the House Intelligence Committee on June 6 as part of its investigation of Russia’s attempts to interfere in the 2016 presidential election. In a May 23 letter addressed to Reps. L. Michael Conway and Adam Schiff, the ranking members of the committee, Page outlined his objections to former CIA Director John Brennan’s testimony Tuesday that Russia “brazenly interfered” in the election. “I saw interaction that in my mind raised questions of whether it was collusion,” Brennan said.
Only time will tell -- but Democrats have flipped two statehouse seats in New Hampshire and New York in districts won by President Donald Trump. Democrat Edie DesMarais narrowly defeated Republican Matthew Panche in New Hampshire last night, winning by 4 percentage points -- just 56 votes. Trump won that district by a 51-44 percent margin, according to an analysis by the Daily Kos.
Darreld Petersen, 34, will receive a kidney from Nancy Bleuer, 54, who is donating her organ to him on June 1. "It's just amazing," Petersen of Mason City, Iowa, told ABC News. Petersen, dad to 4-year-old Camden, said he learned in January that he had renal kidney failure and went on dialysis.
On May 23, a new millionaire was made when a winner came forward to claim a $24 million New York Lottery prize just two days before the ticket was set to expire, according to a news release from the organization. The lucky individual, who will be identified at a later date pending New York Lottery security's background review, said news coverage of the soon-to-expire ticket prompted them to search for the ticket in their home where it was found among other old tickets, said the news release. The individual purchased the single winning ticket on May 25, 2016 at Renu Corp Grocery & Tobacco located at 158 Church Street in the Tribeca neighborhood of New York City.
President Donald Trump and Pope Francis exchanged gifts today after their cordial, private meeting, which lasted about 30 minutes, at the Vatican. Francis gave Donald Trump a large medal by a Roman artist, inscribed with an olive branch, a symbol of peace. Francis also gave Trump this year's "message of peace" with a personalized inscription.
Ryan Johnstone is making sure his groomsmen are prepared to venture to his wedding’s remote location -- in the Sierra Nevada mountains in the Lake Tahoe region of California -- in style. “All of my groomsmen are scattered around the country,” Johnstone, 33, of Los Gatos, California, told ABC News. The gifts inside included an engraved hatchet, bottle of whiskey, bullet beer opener and a flask, which he thought would fit his mountainous wedding theme perfectly.
Remember that part in "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," when John Boyega's character Finn lies and says he's "a big deal in the Resistance"? Well, the actor brags to Entertainment Weekly that in the upcoming film, "The Last Jedi," Finn really IS a big deal in the Resistance now. "The funny thing is, between [episode] VII and VIII, Finn’s now a big deal! He is now a big deal," Boyega told the magazine.
The first full trailer for season 7 of "Game of Thrones" is here and features Cersei sitting comfortably on the Iron Throne, tons of action and more. Enemies to the north," she says as the preview shows armies from around Westeros coming for her crown.
"I don't agree with that, and he's not," Ryan, R-Wis., said in an interview with Mike Allen of the media company Axios. The New York Times reported Friday that Trump called Comey a "nut job" in his Oval Office meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, one day after firing Comey. The White House did not deny the report to ABC News.