Civil rights advocates say the stabbings in Portland, Oregon, that left two people dead and one injured come amid an increase in incidents of hate speech and hate crimes around the country since the 2016 presidential election. Jeremy Joseph Christian of North Portland has been arrested in connection with the stabbings on a light-rail train in Portland on Friday afternoon.
A Virginia State Police special agent died Saturday morning at Richmond's VCU Medical Center after being shot Friday night while conducting a traffic stop, officials said. Colonel W. Steven Flaherty, Virginia State Police Superintendent, said at a press conference Saturday morning, “Mike is well-known not only for his passion for criminal justice, but also for his commitment and passion to bettering the lives of local youth.
British Airways on Sunday is resuming departures from London's Heathrow and Gatwick airports, following the cancellation of flights Saturday due to a worldwide computer outage that struck at the start of a busy holiday weekend. "Work continues to restore all of our IT systems but we expect some further disruption today," British Airways posted on its Facebook page Sunday morning. "We are aiming to operate the majority of services from Heathrow and a near normal schedule at Gatwick.
Former President Barack Obama made a princely pit stop Saturday at Kensington Palace. "Good to see my friend Prince Harry in London to discuss the work of our foundations & offer condolences to victims of the Manchester attack," Obama tweeted. Good to see my friend Prince Harry in London to discuss the work of our foundations & offer condolences to victims of the Manchester attack.
The leader of the Jewish state sent Ramadan greetings to its Muslim citizens Saturday. "I wish #Ramadan Kareem to Israel's Muslim citizens and Muslims around the world, hoping for much needed brotherhood, mutual respect & peace," tweeted Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Netanyahu also tweeted his well wishes in Arabic.
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Gregg Allman, one of the founding members of The Allman Brothers Band, has died. The southern rocker's passing was announced on his official website, adding that Allman "passed away peacefully at his home in Savannah, Georgia" on Saturday. Allman's death comes after rumors circulated last month that he had entered hospice care.
Many musicians took to social media today to remember the late Gregg Allman.One of the founding members of The Allman Brothers Band and a pioneer in southern rock, Allman died Saturday at his home in Savannah, Georgia, his official website said. He was 69.Cher, Allman's third wife, remembered him on Twitter, but seemingly couldn't find the words."IVE TRIED ... WORDS ARE IMPOSSIBLE GUI GUI FOREVER, CHOOCH," she wrote Saturday. ...
The Duggar family has a lot to celebrate!Joy-Anna Duggar wed Austin Forsyth, her fiancé of three months, Friday. And during the festivities, her brother Joe, proposed to his girlfriend, Kendra Caldwell.The reality TV family announced the news on social media a day later.Josh and Anna Duggar expecting fifth child, a 'sweet new boy'Josh and Anna Duggar reveal they're in marriage counseling"What an absolutely wonderful day our family will always treasure," one caption read. ...
The U.S. service member who was killed in a vehicle rollover in northern Syria on Friday has been identified as Army Spc. Etienne J. Murphy, from Snellville, Georgia, military authorities said. Murphy died from injuries sustained during "a nontactical vehicle rollover in the vicinity in northern Syria," according to a statement from Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve, the formal name for the military coalition helping to fight ISIS in Iraq and Syria.
May cited progress in the investigation for the change in threat level, but urged people to remain vigilant. The national threat level for terrorism has now been reduced from 'critical' to 'severe'. Security plans will remain in place this weekend.
When on vacation, many travelers are likely to check out their hotel bar for some evening libations. Hotels are, after all, often known for their food and drink offerings. We took a look at thousands of hotel bars around the world and singled out some of the most historic, noted for inventing popular drinks or attracting celebrity clientele.
Lead U2 singer Bono made a pit stop Friday at former President George W. Bush's ranch in Crawford, Texas, a few hours before his band's sold-out concert in nearby Richardson. "Bono is the real deal," Bush wrote on Instagram, along with a photo of himself with Bono at the Prairie Chapel Ranch. "He has a huge heart and a selfless soul, not to mention a decent voice.
Navi claims he worked as Jackson's decoy for 28 years and now will star in "Michael Jackson: Searching for Neverland."
The "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales" star said he was "very jealous" when wife Penelope Cruz was in the previous movie.
British police made two more arrests early Saturday in connection to Monday's terror attack at a crowded concert hall in Manchester that killed 22 people. Officers executed a search warrant and used a controlled explosion to gain entry to an address where two men -- ages 22 and 20 -- were arrested. A total of 13 people have been arrested in the terror investigation, two of whom have been released without charge, the Greater Manchester Police said.
Ben Stiller and Christine Taylor have split, they told Entertainment Tonight."With tremendous love and respect for each other, and the 18 years we spent together as a couple, we have made the decision to separate," they couple said in a statement."Our priority will continue to be raising our children as devoted parents and the closest of friends. We kindly ask that the media respect our privacy at this time."Stiller, 51, and Taylor, 45, married in 2000. They went on to have two children: Ella, 15, and Quinlin, 11.Their careers were also intertwined. ...
Masked gunmen opened fire on a bus carrying Coptic Christians in Egypt on Friday, killing at least 26 people, according to The Associated Press. Another 25 people were wounded in the attack, which took place south of Cairo, Egypt's ministry of interior told the AP. Last month, ISIS claimed responsibility for attacks on Coptic churches in northern Egypt on Palm Sunday in which 49 people were killed.
Late Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell was laid to rest on Friday at Hollywood Forever Cemetery in Los Angeles. According to the Associated Press, band members from Metallica, Linkin Park and even the likes of Brad Pitt and Pharrell Williams attended the private memorial service along with Cornell's family, which preceded a public viewing of the burial site. The private memorial opened with Cornell's song "The Promise," while fans waiting outside for their chance to later pay their final respects to the Seattle icon listened to music from his band Soundgarden, the AP added.
Editor’s note: An earlier version of this story about a man arrested at Phoenix Comicon included an image that was not related to this story. A man in Phoenix was arrested on Thursday after he allegedly attempted to bring guns and knives into the local Comicon, Phoenix Police told ABC News. The man, who was later identified as Mathew Sterling, 29, according to the Associated Press, was arrested on-site.