Authorities said another 16 pedestrians were injured Monday after being struck by the van. The driver, who fled the scene, has been taken into custody.Sources ID suspect »
Colorado GOP Rep. Doug Lamborn won’t be on the ballot as a Republican in 2018 after the state’s Supreme Court ruled on Monday that one of his petition gatherers wasn’t a Colorado resident. Five Republicans living in Lamborn’s district had challenged his candidacy earlier this month, arguing he hadn’t properly collected the 1,000 signatures necessary to make the ballot.
The chemical weapons inspectors reached the city of Douma, now under Russian and Syrian control, two weeks after the suspected attack took place.
President Trump speaks at a news conference, April 18, 2018. President Trump boasted that North Korea has already made several key concessions before his anticipated meeting with Kim Jong Un — whereas the United States has forfeited nothing. On Twitter Sunday morning, Trump admonished Chuck Todd, moderator of NBC’s “Meet the Press,” for voicing reservations about the anticipated U.S.-North Korea summit.
Newly released body camera footage shows police officers looking for 16-year-old Kyle Plush, who called 911 twice before his death, but does not show them getting out of their patrol car.
Former US president Barack Obama will deliver the annual Nelson Mandela memorial lecture at a 4,000-capacity arena in Johannesburg in July, South African organisers announced on Monday. Obama, who met with Mandela in 2005 and who made an emotional address at his funeral, will speak at the lecture marking 100 years since the anti-apartheid icon was born. "President Barack Obama -- we will be looking forward to hosting him as he will be addressing this esteemed Nelson Mandela annual lecture," Sello Hatang, head of the Nelson Mandela Foundation, said.
Princess Charlotte ― a girl ― will be able to stay in front of her new baby brother in the line of succession to the British crown. The new royal baby will be fifth in line to the throne, behind Charles, Prince William (the Duke of Cambridge), Prince George (the duke and duchess’ first child) and Princess Charlotte.
Prosecutors in Peru have asked a judge to order the arrest of two men in connection with the lynching of a Canadian man in a remote Amazonian village last week, a spokesman for the attorney general's office said on Monday. Sebastian Woodroffe, a 41-year-old Canadian citizen, was beaten and strangled with a rope in the jungle region of Ucayali on Friday after members of an indigenous community accused him of killing a revered medicine woman. A cellphone video recording from the lynching showed two men tugging at a rope around Woodroffe's neck before he goes limp.
Southwest Airlines cancelled about 40 flights Sunday as the airline stepped up efforts to inspect the engines of its Boeing 737 fleet on the heels of last week’s deadly engine explosion on Flight 1380. The airline voluntarily announced inspections of engines in the CFM56 family – which powers nearly all of Southwest’s fleet – on Tuesday, after a passenger died when she was partially sucked out of an aircraft window that had been shattered in by the engine blast. Inspectors now believe that the CFM56-7B jet engine failure occurred when one of the engine’s fan blades broke off and came loose.
One job ad for Chinese high-speed train conductors called for candidates who were "fashionable and beautiful." Another ad targeting men for a job in a Chinese internet company included photos of a female employee pole-dancing. Gender discrimination is widespread in the Chinese workforce, a human rights group said Monday, with many hiring advertisements openly calling only for male applicants and using the attractiveness of female co-workers as a draw. Human Rights Watch released its report, "Only Men Need Apply: Gender Discrimination in Job Advertisements in China" after looking at more than 36,000 job advertisements posted between 2013 and 2018 from recruiters, companies and the government.
“I’m supporting the nominee,” Corker said of Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) on CNN’s “State of the Union” Sunday. After Corker chose not to seek a third term this year. Blackburn quickly declared her candidacy and is expected to win the GOP’s Aug. 2 primary.
Cornell Belcher and David Brody discuss the DNC's civil lawsuit against Russia and the Trump campaign.
New York Times reporter Maggie Haberman tweeted on Saturday that a source quoted in her story derided by Donald Trump as a “drunk/drugged up loser” is likely former Trump campaign aide Sam Nunberg. A story by Haberman and two other Times reporters on Friday examined the likelihood that the president’s attorney Michael Cohen will turn on his boss now that he is being investigated. It quoted two biographers, Nunberg and Trump’s long-time controversial informal adviser Roger Stone.
Some 200 people gathered on a Maine beach Sunday to honor the late Barbara Bush. "That's our farewell to Barbara," said Diane Denk, who helped organize the memorial and often saw Bush on the beach in the early morning with her dogs. Barbara Bush died Tuesday at her Houston home at the age of 92 and was laid to rest on Saturday at her husband's presidential library in Texas.
Korean Air Chairman Cho Yang-ho on Sunday apologised for the "immature" behaviour of his two daughters and said they would both immediately resign from their company posts following separate controversies. Cho Hyun-min, the younger daughter who is marketing executive at the South Korean flag carrier, is under police investigation for assault after she was accused of throwing water into a man's face at a business meeting. Four years ago her older sister Cho Hyun-ah made global headlines for angrily kicking a cabin crew member off a plane after being served macadamia nuts in a bag rather than a bowl -- an incident quickly dubbed "nut rage".
NASA has almost made it possible thanks to the Earth-orbiting Hubble Space Telescope. As a kind of a 28th Hubble birthday gift for all of us, the space agency has posted astounding videos and photos of what’s known as the Lagoon Nebula. The main video takes viewers from far away into the very heart of the massive, colorful nebula, what NASA calls a “raucous star nursery full of birth and destruction,” 4,000 light-years away from Earth.
Suspect who allegedly shot and killed four people at a Nashville area Waffle House has been captured after a massive manhunt.
Bill Cosby's lawyers rested their case on Monday in his retrial on sexual assault charges, with the comedian declining to testify in his own defense against a one-time friend's accusations that he drugged and raped her in 2004. "No, your honor," Cosby said in a clear voice, seated with his lawyers in Montgomery County Courthouse outside Philadelphia. Cosby, 80, faces three counts of aggravated indecent assault of Andrea Constand, 45, a former administrator of the Temple University women's basketball team, at his Philadelphia home in January 2004.
These stunning images reveal the remains of a more than century-old sunken ship that has been preserved beneath freezing Lake Superior. The ship looks almost exactly the same as it did the day it sunk beneath waves all those years ago.At 60 meters long
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Bill Clinton offered oil and reactors. George W. Bush mixed threats and aid. Barack Obama stopped trying after a rocket launch.While Seoul and Washington welcomed Pyongyang's declaration on Saturday to suspend further intercontinental
Armenian police on Sunday detained an opposition MP after ten days of anti-government protests and accusations of a power grab levied against Serzh Sargsyan, the prime minister. Nikol Pashinyan was picked up by officers at a demonstration in Yerevan on Sunday, following a televised interview between him and Mr Sargsyan, which the prime minister cut short.
Trump stressed the importance of preserving the “life-sustaining gifts” of “our magnificent land and waterways, abundant natural resources, and unique wildlife” in a White House statement released Sunday. “It is our responsibility to protect them for our own benefit and that of generations to come,” Trump said in the statement, before praising his administration for repealing regulations meant to do just that.
On Friday, Michele Sykora shared a video of her sister Danielle out at the mall with her guide dog Thai. "My sister's guide dog always sneakily walks her into this store without her knowing," Michele wrote on Twitter. Michele followed it up with this adorable photo of Danielle and Thai together.
The US Supreme Court on Monday declined to take up the appeal of a man sentenced to 241 years in prison for violent armed robberies committed when he was 16. The decision confirms the sentence and means that Bobby Bostic, who went on an armed crime spree in St Louis, Missouri, on 12 December 1995, will not be eligible for parole until he is 112 years old. Bostic and an 18-year-old friend committed a number of armed robberies on the streets of St Louis, including attacking a woman as they stole her car and shooting at a man who was helping deliver Christmas presents to a family in need.
A soon-to-be celebrity bachelor and a much-despised reality TV bachelor revved up the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama on Sunday.Alabama-born actor Channing Tatum was reportedly making his first public appearance since announcing his split from Jenna
The hot hatch is expected to eschew the automatic transmission to go manual-only. The fourth-generation Ford Focus was revealed earlier this month with sharper looks, an all-new platform, and more tech than ever before. While that three-cylinder mill will power the lesser Focus versions, the performance-oriented ST will upsize from the outgoing model’s 2.0-liter unit to a 2.3-liter engine adapted from the mighty RS.