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A local fisherman and a Chinese tourist were killed in a single day by hippo attacks in Kenya’s Rift Valley, authorities reported. Tourist Chang Ming Chuang, 66, was fatally bitten Saturday evening as he was taking photos of hippos near Lake Naivasha, said a statement by the Kenyan Wildlife Service. A witness told The Star of Kenya that Chang moved too close to the animal, which suddenly turned on him and snapped at his chest.
White House adviser Stephen Miller, the architect of some of President Trump’s most controversial anti-immigration policies, has been assailed by critics who are quick to point out that Miller himself is a grandchild of refugees. Now Miller’s own uncle is joining the outcry. “I have watched with dismay and increasing horror as my nephew, who is an educated man and well aware of his heritage, has become the architect of immigration policies that repudiate the very foundation of our family’s life in this country,” Glosser writes.
Natalie Barden was in fifth grade at a nearby middle school when her 7-year-old brother, Daniel, was killed along with 19 of his classmates and six educators in the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School here on Dec. 14, 2012. “We were on lockdown all day,” Natalie recalls, rather matter-of-factly. When she got home from school, Natalie’s parents broke the news to her and her other brother, James.
Who would’ve guessed? Turns out Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) is a big fan of Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s HBO show, “Ballers.” The progressive lawmaker tweeted an excerpt of a podcast interview in which she described why: Why do I love @BallersHBO
New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez and other state Republicans are criticizing a judge's decision to allow the release of defendants accused of child abuse at a ramshackle desert compound where authorities found the remains of a boy. The decision came even though prosecutors warned that the extended family had been training for an armed, anti-government mission. State Republican Party Chairman Ryan Cangiolosi on Tuesday described the decision to allow the release as "absurd" and said he believes the suspects pose a danger to the public and are a flight risk.
The Center for Whale Research in Washington state says it watched the orca, known as J35, chase a school of salmon in Haro Strait west of San Juan Island on Saturday afternoon. The mother carried the baby on her head for at least 17 days, in an image of grief that struck an emotional chord worldwide.
US aviation chiefs are struggling to work out how the ground crew worker who stole a plane at Seattle airport last week carried out a series of "incredible" loops and stunts before crashing off the coast of Seattle. Flight experts are still investigating how 29-year-old Horizon Air employee Richard Russell managed to start the Q400 turboprop aircraft, take off, then carry out a series of “incredible” manoeuvres. Audio recordings from the cockpit have revealed 29-year-old Horizon Air employee Richard Russell explaining how he picked up flight knowledge from video games.
Investigators desperate to find missing Iowa college student Mollie Tibbetts announced Monday they have established a website to take tips from the public, hoping to stir the memories of residents who may have seen something the night
Ailing soul legend Aretha Franklin was in many people’s thoughts at the Detroit stop of Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s On The Run II tour on Monday night. Warmup act DJ Khaled whipped the crowd at Ford Field in Franklin’s hometown into a frenzy by playing her iconic track “Respect.” Hours earlier, reports surfaced saying the 76-year-old Queen of Soul was seriously ill. Beyoncé dedicated the whole show to Franklin.
Country singer Jason Aldean and his wife, Brittany Kerr Aldean, took to Instagram over the weekend to announce the gender of their next child, People magazine reported. The reveal was a family affair with Jason and Brittany pitching balls to his daughters, who had baseball bats.
A dead body found inside a stone pillar outside a WinCo Foods in Lancaster could be the remains of a man who was fleeing from authorities earlier in the week, according to officials.
On Monday morning, Trump tweeted that Manigault Newman, who rose to prominence as a contestant on “The Apprentice,” begged him for a position in his administration with “tears in her eyes.” Trump said he gave her a job despite how disliked she was in the White House and said she was “vicious,” “not smart” and regularly missed meetings.
Taliban insurgents attacked police headquarters and other government buildings in Ghazni in central Afghanistan on Sunday, killing dozens of soldiers and police and threatening to seize control of the city, officials and residents said. A senior official, who spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak to the media, said around 80 members of the security forces, as well as an unknown number of civilians had been killed. Mohammad Sharif Yaftali, Afghan army chief of staff, said the city was not under threat of collapse and heavy fighting was underway to push back the Taliban from the city limits.
All but a few prominent Democrats and progressive groups have stayed silent on an ex-girlfriend’s allegations of domestic abuse against Rep. Keith Ellison of Minnesota, a progressive leader and deputy chair of the Democratic National Committee running for the state’s attorney general. The DNC, the Congressional Progressive Caucus, Our Revolution and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), who led calls for the resignation of then-Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.), declined requests for comment.
From trails through the mountains of Malaysia to volcanoes in Iceland, these locations might be off the beaten path, but they’re worth the visit
At 6:58 a.m. Sunday, the magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck an area 42 miles (67 kilometers) east of Kavik River Camp and 343 miles (551 kilometers) northeast of Fairbanks, the state’s second-biggest city. State seismologist Mike West told the Anchorage Daily News that the earthquake was the biggest recorded in the North Slope by a substantial amount. “This is a very significant event that will take us some time to understand,” he told the Daily News.
The trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort is reaching its most important and decisive moments. Prosecutors have just rested their tax evasion and bank fraud case closing two weeks of testimony that depicted him as using millions of dollars
BMW Korea last month started recalling 106,000 vehicles with an exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) module, which it says caused the recent fires. An average 7,000 cars have been inspected every day but some 27,000 vehicles had not yet been checked by late Monday, the transport ministry said in a press statement, leaving some 20,000 cars to be hit when the measure takes effect midnight Tuesday. Once the ban comes into effect, drivers are forbidden from driving their vehicles unless they are taking them to be tested, the statement said, with a senior official telling Yonhap news agency drivers would be liable in the event of a fire.
“Arnold Schwarzenegger asked me for advice when he was just starting out,” Hamill wrote on Saturday. Arnold Schwarzenegger asked me for advice when he was just starting out. Luckily, Schwarzenegger didn’t listen.
The group “Save Our Tips,” for example, sounds like an advocacy group for wait staff, but is actually financed by restaurant owners to oppose efforts to raise the minimum wage. “The National Wetlands Coalition worked on behalf of oil companies and real estate developers,” Oliver added. Oliver pointed out that a public relations expert, Rick Berman, is known as “Dr. Evil” because of his fake grassroots attack ads.
The Navy can now use sonar and video-guided underwater warheads to attack and destroy enemy sea mines at the bottom of the ocean, improving protection for submarines and surface ships while bringing new combat ability to maritime war operations, service officials said. Operating from a MH-60S maritime helicopter, the Airborne Mine Neutralization System (AMNS) is designed to enable Carrier Strike Groups, Expeditionary Strike Groups and Amphibious attack missions to improve combat access while lowering risk to surface ships and sailors. "The Navy established a requirement for rapid neutralization of bottom and moored sea mines to support operations in littoral zones, confined straits, choke points and the amphibious objective area,” Alan Baribeau, Spokesman for Naval Sea Systems Command, told Warrior Maven.
China's complaints about the act come as the world's two biggest economies engage in an increasingly bitter fight over trade, levying tariffs on each others' products. U.S. President Donald Trump signed a $716-billion defense policy act on Monday that authorizes military spending and waters down controls on U.S. government contracts with China's ZTE Corp and Huawei Technologies Co Ltd . The National Defense Authorization Act, or NDAA, strengthens the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), which reviews proposals to determine if they threaten national security.
Prosecutors added another murder charge Monday against a California serial killing suspect, boosting the number of victims to 13 in the Golden State Killer case. Former police officer Joseph DeAngelo, 72, was charged with first-degree murder in the 1975 killing of community college teacher Claude Snelling, who was shot while stopping the kidnapping of his 16-year-old daughter in Visalia, Tulare County District Attorney Tim Ward said. Police say they have physical evidence linking DeAngelo to the killing of Snelling but didn't elaborate.
Hoping to reconcile conflicting explanations about whether President Donald Trump asked then–FBI Director James Comey to “go easy” on fired national security adviser Michael Flynn, Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani on Monday offered a new version: that Trump never made the request but that even if he had, it would not have been improper. “The conversation never took place,” Rudy Giuliani told HuffPost.
New York (AFP) - Turkey's troubled lira tumbled Monday to fresh record lows against the euro and dollar, piling pressure on stock markets on fears the country's crisis could spill over into the world economy.The country's troubles already sparked a sell