During a historic joint press conference, the president says he doesn't "see any reason" Russia would have interfered in the U.S. presidential election.Accepts Putin's denial, ignores U.S. intel »
Jon Huntsman, U.S. Ambassador to Russia, tells Chuck Todd that the meeting between President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin isn’t a summit, but an “opportunity for senior leaders” to get together.
A monumentally huge iceberg is floating dangerously close to a Greenland community whose residents fear a devastating tsunami if the ice mountain breaks apart in warming weather. People close to the shore nearest the 11 million-ton berg were evacuated to higher ground in the remote village of Innaarsuit on Friday. “We fear the iceberg could calve” — break up — and “send a flood towards the village,” Greenland police spokesman Lina Davidsen told Danish news agency Ritzau.
The Special Counsel investigation released new information about Russian interference in the 2016 campaign with the indictment of 12 Russian nationals.
Former US president Barack Obama paid a visit to his extended family in Kenya Monday, on his first trip to the country since 2015 during which he will open a youth center. Obama arrived in his father’s native Kenya on Sunday, where he paid courtesy calls on President Uhuru Kenyatta and main opposition leader Raila Odinga. On Monday he flew to the west of the country, where under extremely tight security he paid a visit to the home of his step-grandmother Sarah Obama in the village of Kogelo, an AFP reporter said.
In a stunning rebuke, the California Democratic Party declined to endorse Sen. Dianne Feinstein in her re-election bid and instead backed her progressive challenger on the November ballot, state Sen. Kevin de León. De León, a fellow Democrat, received 65 percent of the vote of about 330 members of the state party’s executive board in Oakland on Saturday— more than the 60 percent needed to secure the endorsement, The Los Angeles Times reported. Feinstein, 85, finished first in the state’s June primary, with the 51-year-old de León emerging as her general election challenger under California’s “top two” nominating system.
Police say four protesters have been arrested and several police officers slightly injured during scuffles that broke out after a man was fatally shot by a police officer on Chicago's South Side. Chicago police patrol chief Fred Waller told a news conference that a crowd became combative after the shooting earlier Saturday, throwing bottles and jumping on top of a squad car. Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi tweeted that the scene of the shooting has been cleared.
One of the people killed was in a car that struck a pickup truck from behind around 2 a.m. Sunday on Interstate 25 just north of Bernalillo, about 18 miles north of Albuquerque, Sandoval County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Lt. Keith Elder said. It was then sideswiped by a semitruck, according to Elder. Elder said the names of the three dead were being withheld until relatives could be notified.
Amazon Prime Day 2018 is finally here -- and from the looks of it, the sales are better than they've ever been. The retailer, which analysts estimate will earn nearly $1.2 billion more than the year before, is offering a 36-hour blowout sale on products
Demi Moore made a surprise appearance at the taping of a Comedy Central roast for ex-husband Bruce Willis ― and she killed. Moore was not on the roster and caught the “Die Hard” icon completely unaware at The Hollywood Palladium on Saturday, according to reports. “I look at our marriage like ‘The Sixth Sense,’” Moore said at the podium, per Deadline.
President Trump included the European Union when rattling off a list of the “biggest foes” of the United States throughout the world. The “CBS Evening News” published the interview with Trump from his golf club in Turnberry, Scotland, on Sunday morning. Alongside Russia and China, Trump mentioned the EU, which includes several of the oldest, closest allies of the United States, when asked about the country’s global foes.
In a newly released interview, Anthony Bourdain slams the Clintons and Harvey Weinstein, calling Bill Clinton ‘Gropey and rapey’ and describing how he would like to see Weinstein die.
Officer Mike Chesna of Weymouth, Massachusetts, was killed when responding to a call on Sunday morning, while in Kansas City, a person of interest fired at least 50 shots at officers wounding three.
The Haitian prime minister resigns after his government raised fuel prices, setting off a wave of deadly riots. Jack Guy Lafontant stood down before a vote that could have led to his removal could take place. The prime minister is the second highest official in Haiti, after the president.
By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) - A ceasefire largely held on Sunday along a tense Gaza-Israel border on Sunday following a day of fierce fighting, but Israel remained on high alert and boosted its air defenses in case hostilities resume. Israel carried out dozens of air strikes in Gaza on Saturday, killing two teenage boys, and militants fired more than 100 rockets across the border, wounding three people in a southern Israeli town. The ceasefire, the second between Israel and Gaza's dominant Hamas Islamists to be brokered by Egypt this year after a previous day-long flare-up in May, came into force late on Saturday.
Authorities say a gunman being investigated in the killing of a university student from India shot and wounded three Kansas City police officers Sunday before dying in an exchange of gunfire with police. Police said the suspect, whose name has not been released, had been identified as a person of interest in the slaying of Sharath Koppu and officers had him under surveillance. Koppu was shot on July 6 during an armed robbery at a fast food restaurant in Kansas City where he worked.
Seven days later, two hikers discovered her Jeep at the bottom of cliffs in Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park. Although she had managed to get out of the wrecked SUV, which was partially submerged, her attempts to climb back up the cliff-side failed.
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A California official says the body of a firefighter killed during a wildfire near Yosemite National Park won't be retrieved until at least Monday. Heavy fire equipment operator Braden Varney was driving a bulldozer when he died Saturday. California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection Deputy Chief Scott McLean says Varney's body is in a precarious location in steep terrain and conditions are too dangerous to allow crews to get close Sunday.
President Donald Trump said last week that he’d offered “tough” Brexit advice to British Prime Minister Theresa May that she had not heeded. Trump had said during a joint press conference with the prime minister at her Chequers country residence on Friday that he’d given May “a suggestion” about how she should handle the Brexit negotiations. “I think she found it maybe too brutal,” Trump said.
The "Wild Boars" football team are recovering in hospital following 18 days spent inside the Tham Luang cave after entering on June 23 and getting trapped by monsoon floodwaters. Doctors say they are in good health following a successful three-day operation which ended July 10 when teams of Thai Navy SEALs and international cave diving experts hauled the last five members of the team to safety. "All cried and expressed their condolences by writing messages on a drawing of Lieutenant Commander Saman and observed one minute of silence for him," Jedsada Chokdamrongsuk, permanent secretary at the health ministry, said in the statement.
The Navy’s Littoral Combat Ship is now armed with an emerging ship defense soft-kill countermeasure able to identify, track and destroy incoming enemy torpedo fire, Navy officials said. The service plans to outfit its entire LCS fleet with the AN/SLQ-61 Lightweight Tow Torpedo Defense Mission Module (TDMM) as a way to fortify the ship’s ability to succeed in both shallow water and open or “blue” water warfare, Navy officials told Warrior Maven.
By Mubasher Bukhari and Kay Johnson LAHORE, Pakistan/ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistani authorities have opened a criminal investigation into leaders of jailed former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's political party under an anti-terrorism law, 10 days before a hotly contested general election, according to police documents. The case relates to a march staged by the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) on July 13, when Sharif returned to Pakistan, which defied a ban on holding public rallies on a Friday. Copies of two separate First Information Reports (FIR), which mark the formal opening of a criminal investigation, named PML-N leader Shehbaz Sharif, who is Nawaz Sharif's brother, and a number of other key figures.
Police are looking for two adults after a video emerged of a child being kicked several times.
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner (R) signed a so-called “red flag” measure into law on Monday, which allows firearms to be temporarily confiscated from people who a judge determines are dangerous. With the governor’s signature, Illinois is now one of more than a dozen states with red flag laws in place, including at least eight that have passed legislation as a response to the February shooting in Parkland, Florida.