A male suspect is taken into custody in connection with "some" of the mass overdoses in New Haven, police say.Cops: Culprit may be synthetic cannabinoid K2 »
Defense attorney Kevin Downing makes a statement to the media after leaving federal court Tuesday. The trial of President Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort is coming to a quieter than expected end. Manafort’s defense team rested its case on Tuesday without presenting any evidence, which means the trial will move on to closing arguments from both sides at a federal courthouse in Virginia on Wednesday.
Jessie the parrot was decidedly unimpressed when a firefighter came to rescue her from a rooftop in London on Monday morning.The Macaw, who escaped from her owner’s home and perched on a nearby roof for three days, spewed profanity at her attempted rescuer
Four West Virginia Supreme Court justices were impeached this week after a probe into their excessive spending on office renovations. The West Virginia House of Delegates approved 11 of 14 articles of impeachment total on Monday afternoon and Tuesday morning, sending the suspended justices — Allen Loughry, Margaret Workman, Robin Davis and Elizabeth Walker — to trial in the West Virginia Senate.
From cross-country road trips to intercontinental excursions, it’s not out of the ordinary to plan a trip within your trip.Even if you’re only headed a few hours away from your main destination, planning a getaway while on a getaway can put you in a completely
Video shows the man climbing over a fence at the Los Angeles Zoo in Griffith Park earlier this month and slapping the hippo on the rear. Hippos are known to be very aggressive and unpredictable, with many wildlife experts considering them to be among the most dangerous animals on the planet. “Any unauthorized interaction with an animal is unsafe for the animal and potentially unsafe for the patron,” April Spurlock, a zoo spokeswoman, told the Los Angeles Times.
Consumer Reports has no financial relationship with advertisers on this site. Subaru has recalled 293 of its 2019 Ascent SUVs because they may be missing key spot welds on the B-pillar, which holds the second-row door hinges, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).
A "number of pedestrians" were injured when a car crashed into barriers outside Britain's Houses of Parliament on Tuesday, with armed police swooping in to arrest the driver, Scotland Yard said. London Ambulance said they had treated two people at the scene for non-serious injuries and taken them to hospital. Armed police immediately surrounded the silver car after it crashed at 7.37am (06:37 GMT), pointing guns at the driver as he was removed from the vehicle, according to footage posted on Twitter.
Rescuers hunted for survivors among huge chunks of debris on Wednesday after a bridge collapse that killed 39, as furious government ministers rounded on the viaduct’s operator, saying it should pay fines and compensation and lose its concession.The 50
White House strips security clearance from former CIA Director John Brennan; reaction and analysis on 'The Five.'
White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Tuesday admitted she made a mistake when she falsely stated that President Donald Trump tripled the number of jobs President Barack Obama created for black Americans. Sanders tweeted her correction hours after Tuesday’s press briefing. “When President Obama left after eight years in office — eight years in office — he had only created 195,000 jobs for African-Americans,” Sanders told reporters during the press briefing.
A man who died when he flew a plane into his own house after he had been arrested for assaulting his wife had full access to his employer's plane because he had earned the firm's trust, the president of the Utah company said Tuesday. Duane Youd, 47, was a "rock-solid" employee and a good person during 13 months as company pilot, Leon Van Sickle told The Associated Press. Youd was a stellar pilot who flew employees to business meetings around North America in the company's only plane, a twin-engine Cessna 525, Van Sickle said.
Randy Bryce, a union ironworker turned progressive rockstar, won the Democratic nomination in Wisconsin’s 1st Congressional District, quieting at least some of the doubts that his meteoric rise obscured politically fatal personal baggage. Bryce faces Bryan Steil, the winner of the GOP primary, for the open seat occupied by House Speaker Paul Ryan, the Republican who announced his retirement in April. Steil is a former Ryan aide and was backed by him.
President Nicolas Maduro said Monday that some of the world's cheapest petrol that Venezuelan drivers enjoy will soon be sold at world market prices to combat rampant smuggling. "Gasoline must be sold at an international price to stop smuggling to Colombia and the Caribbean," Maduro said in a televised address. Venezuela, like most oil producing countries, has for decades subsidised fuel as a benefit to consumers.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) declared a state of emergency on Monday as a months-long red tide continues to spread throughout the region’s waters, killing hundreds of turtles and sickening people in coastal communities. The red tide ― a harmful bloom of algae that occurs naturally ― began last year and has spread through the Gulf of Mexico, now spanning some 150 miles. Fish and other wildlife have been washing up dead on beaches throughout Florida, including more than 300 sea turtles, manatees and even a whale shark that may have been killed by the phenomenon.
Investigators are focusing their attention on five locations in the search for missing 20-year-old Mollie Tibbetts. The University of Iowa student went missing on July 18 after a jog near her hometown of Brooklyn, Iowa. Dozens of detectives are investigating her disappearance, but authorities have offered few details about possible leads.
Ford aims to turn the building into a campus of offices for up to 5,000 tech workers and software engineers focused on self-driving vehicles and ancillary technologies and services. The second largest U.S. automaker based in Dearborn, Michigan, about 10 miles from Detroit, announced the project in June, but had not previously disclosed costs until a community meeting on Tuesday. The company said Tuesday in a statement it is "working with federal, state and local economic development groups and officials, seeking at least $250 million in tax or other incentives to support the development of the five Corktown sites Ford has purchased." Ford said total investment in the development of the train station and developing 45 acres of vacant land will cost approximately $740 million over the next four years.
Ford recently celebrated a milestone, and unless you’re living under a rock on one of Saturn’s moons, you probably heard about it. The 10 millionth Ford Mustang was recently built, rolling off the Flat Rock, Michigan assembly line to a parade of its siblings ready to celebrate the occasion, its special Wimbledon White finish paying homage to the very first Mustang sold in 1964. There’s no doubting that Ford has built many millions of Mustangs in 54 years, but is this car really number 10 million?
Apparently, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey thinks the best way to deal with Alex Jones is to treat him like a 5-year-old. On Monday the social media platform suspended Jones for a week after he urged viewers to get their “battle rifles” ready in a video posted to his personal Twitter account. As a result, Jones’ account will remain live, but he won’t be able to tweet or retweet.
Qatar on Wednesday promised to make a $15 billion direct investment in Turkey, badly hit by a currency crisis amid a widening diplomatic standoff with the United States, officials said. "Qatar has pledged $15 billion of direct investments in Turkey," presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin wrote on Twitter. The announcement came after Qatar's emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani held lunchtime talks with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
With the start of the NFL season close at hand, and the 2018 midterm elections in less than three months, President Trump has renewed his attack on players who “take a knee” during the national anthem to protest racism. The NFL, in part due to pressure from the president, rolled out new rules in May that sought to discourage the protests by fining teams whose players took part.
The Taliban overran a remote base in northern Afghanistan, killing 17 soldiers, as Afghan forces battled the insurgents for the fifth straight day in the eastern city of Ghazni on Tuesday, trying to flush them out of the city's outskirts, officials said. The Taliban claimed that dozens of forces at the northern base, known as camp Chinaya, had surrendered while others were captured. The Taliban had besieged the base, which housed about 140 Afghan troops, for three days before the attack late Monday, said the local provincial council chief, Mohammad Tahir Rahmani.
A sixth first responder has died battling this year’s wildfires in California, fighting what has become the largest wildfire in California’s history. The firefighter, who was from Utah but has not been named, was fighting the Mendocino Complex blaze along the Mendocino National Forest when he suffered fatal injuries on Monday, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) said. The firefighter’s death is the first attributed to the Mendocino Complex fires, which as of Tuesday morning had spread across more than 305,400 acres and was 68 percent contained, Cal Fire said.
A neo-Nazi and organizer of last year’s deadly white supremacist “Unite the Right” rally has recently been living with his father. Unite the Right 2 organizer, Nazi failure Jason Kessler gets yelled at by his dad for being a Nazi while livestreaming w Nazi loser Patrick Little, who admits he may have to sell the boat he's broadcasting from at a loss because he needs money. “Hey, sorry, I’m having an issue here,” Kessler tells Little.
The 884-page report is the largest, most comprehensive investigation on the church’s sex abuse scandal by a U.S. state, according to Attorney General Josh Shapiro. Most of the victims identified in the report were boys, but some were girls.
In a message on twitter, the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) said it had restored power to the last customer that was still offline, a family in Ponce, on the island's southern side. Hurricane Maria devastated the island last September and the bankrupt utility struggled to restore service to its customers.