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President Donald Trump has come out swinging at former Vice President Joe Biden. On Tuesday, Biden told a University of Miami anti-sexual violence rally that he’d have “beaten the hell out of” Trump in high school over his treatment of women. Crazy Joe Biden is trying to act like a tough guy.
The Minneapolis police officer who fatally shot an Australian woman in July after she called 911 for help has been charged with murder by Hennepin County prosecutors, officials announced. Mohamed Noor, the officer who shot Justine Damond, turned himself in after authorities issued an arrest warrant Tuesday on charges of third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter, Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman said during a press conference. Noor was booked at Hennepin County Jail around 11 a.m. on Tuesday, and prosecutors requested a judge set his bail at $500,000, according to Freeman.
Questioned by a persistent lawmaker on Tuesday, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said private schools that discriminate against LGBTQ students should not be eligible for federal dollars, backtracking from an answer she gave last year. Rep. Katherine Clark (D-Mass.) had pressed DeVos on the issue at a House appropriations subcommittee hearing last May. At that time, DeVos indicated she thought the importance of state autonomy and parental choice should allow schools with such discriminatory policies to still qualify for federal dollars. This year, Clark again focused on the issue at a similar hearing and DeVos finally relented, saying these schools should not be eligible for the money.
“We have a basic responsibility to protect peoples’ data,” Zuckerberg said in an interview on Anderson Cooper 360. Zuckerberg’s comments broke days of silence from the Facebook CEO following revelations that data mining firm Cambridge Analytica had obtained the personal data of 50 million Facebook users through third-party apps while working for Donald Trump’s presidential campaign.
Russia's foreign minister threatened Wednesday to retaliate against Britain for "anti-Russian measures", with the two countries at loggerheads over the poisoning of a spy in southern England. Lavrov urged the British government to "respond calmly" over the March 4 attack on former spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia, who remain in critical condition.
A group of good Samaritans in Chester County, Pa., came to the aid of a driver who was trapped under his burning car after a crash.
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From product discounts to healthcare plans to dog parks on the premises, LinkedIn analyzed U.S. workplaces based on factors such as job demand, job retention, job seekers’ engagement with the company and job seekers’ engagement with current employees of the company.
Whether at the Neue Galerie or the Rijksmuseum, these staircases will make you linger around the museum for reasons aside from the art on the walls
WASHINGTON — The White House on Tuesday defended President Trump’s decision to congratulate Russian President Vladimir Putin on winning reelection, saying that Washington has no business criticizing the way other countries pick their leaders and wants a more constructive relationship with Moscow. “We don’t get to dictate how other countries operate,” White House press secretary Sarah Sanders told reporters. The spokeswoman also said that Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election and allegations that Moscow used a nerve agent in the attempted assassination of a Russian double agent on British soil did not come up in the telephone conversation.
Family members of the man police suspect in a string of Texas bombings expressed horror and shock following his death early Wednesday during a police pursuit. Austin police Detective David Fugitt said Conditt’s relatives were helping with the investigation.
Six months after Hurricane Maria devastated the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico, there are signs of recovery. Agence France-Presse photojournalist Ricardo Aduengo recently returned to where he took some of his most striking post-hurricane shots to show how the island’s transformation is progressing. The images are promising, but Puerto Rico still has a long way to go.
AUSTIN, Texas ― Austin police on Tuesday evening responded in full force to an incident on the city’s south side, initially fearing another in a series of bombings that have rocked the Texas capital in the past couple of weeks. But the Austin Police Department
Mississippi is expected to send its first woman to Congress soon. Republican State Governor Phil Bryant will reportedly appoint Republican Cindy Hyde-Smith, the state’s current Agriculture and Commerce Commissioner, to replace Republican Sen. Thad Cochran in the U.S. Senate. Cochran announced earlier this month that he would resign on April 1 due to health problems.
Federal investigators say they've confirmed that workers were adjusting a tension rod on a newly installed portion of a pedestrian bridge when it collapsed on a busy highway, killing six people. The National Transportation Safety Board on Wednesday said that workers were adjusting a second tension rod on the north end of the span last week after having done the same on the south end just before. When completed, the bridge was to span a highway and canal and connect Florida International University's campus to the neighboring community of Sweetwater.
Police in Austin are responding to another reported explosion - the sixth in a spate of bombings that have left two dead and four others seriously wounded. Emergency services tweeted late on Tuesday that at least one person was injured after a reported blast at a shop in the south of the Texan city. The explosion marked the latest in a string of blasts in the Austin area since 2 March.
By stephen farrell JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel for the first time admitted that it bombed a suspected Syrian nuclear reactor in 2007 and said on Wednesday the strike should be a warning to Iran that it would not be allowed to develop nuclear weapons. The military released previously classified cockpit footage, photographs and intelligence documents about its Sept. 6, 2007, air strike on the Al-Kubar facility near Deir al-Zor in eastern Syria. It said the reactor was being constructed with help from North Korea and had been months away from activation.
Chrissy Metz says she was “a tough cookie” growing up, but that didn’t stop her stepfather from abusing her. The “This Is Us” actress, in People magazine’s April cover story, talks about her hard teenage years and her upcoming memoir, This Is Me, which
Former CIA Director John Brennan says President Trump’s decision to congratulate Vladimir Putin on his reelection shows that Trump is “afraid of the president of Russia” — and that Moscow may have compromising information about the U.S. leader. “They may have something on him personally,” Brennan said on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” on Wednesday. Trump delivered the congratulatory message to Putin in a phone call on Tuesday.
A deputy was suspended this week after he was found sleeping during the time he was supposed to be patrolling Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Around 5 p.m. Monday, a student alerted a sergeant patrolling the interior of the high school that Broward County Deputy Moises Carotti was asleep in a marked patrol car, according to a statement from the Broward County Sheriff’s Office. The sergeant then located the patrol car parked outside and knocked on the window to get Carotti’s attention, as he appeared to be asleep.
The Arizona pedestrian killed by an Uber self-driving vehicle was a homeless woman close to getting off the streets, her friends said, describing her as a fighter who took care of those around her. Elaine Herzberg, 49, known fondly as "Elle" and "Ms. Elle," was widely known and liked throughout the homeless community of Tempe, Arizona, a suburb of Phoenix. "She was like everyone's aunt," said Benjamin Jeffrey, a friend of Herzberg and also homeless, who spoke to Reuters from an encampment near the scene of Sunday's accident.
The EPA chief, who frequently uses business-class and first-class travel, has spent a considerable amount of money on trips since he began working in the Trump administration, according to documents obtained by the advocacy group Environmental Integrity Project under the Freedom of Information Act. The headlines alone paint a grim picture: The Daily Beast reported that Pruitt has spent $105,000 on first class flights since taking on his EPA role.
The recent discovery of the USS Juneau in the depths of the South Pacific has provided some closure to people with connections to the ship, which was blown apart during World War II. Hundreds died, including the five Sullivan brothers from Waterloo, Iowa, whose story was chronicled in a 1944 movie. An expedition backed by Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Paul Allen reported finding the wreckage over the weekend. David Reams, senior director of maritime operations for Allen, said the team's primary aim was to find the USS Lexington, which it reported finding earlier this month more than 500 miles (805 kilometers) off the eastern coast of Australia.
Hundreds of Florida International University students held a vigil Wednesday to remember the six victims who died in a pedestrian bridge collapse near campus. Loud gasps and crying could be heard from the crowd when the name of FIU student Alexa Duran appeared on the screen. Alexa was my world and my life," the student's mother, Gina Duran, told The Associated Press.
A bus crash in the central Philippines left 19 people dead and another 21 injured Tuesday night, according to police. The passenger bus was headed to the Philippine capital Manila when it crashed through a guardrail and plunged off a cliff into a 5o-foot-deep ravine in Occidental Mindoro province, according to the Associated Press. The country’s public safety regulator responded Wednesday by suspending the licenses of 10 buses associated with the bus company for 30 days, according to the Philippines-based Rappler.