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Congressman Jim Himes discusses another night of blockbuster news on the Trump-Russia investigation and the scope of the investigation into the Donald Trump campaign.
Wealthy Montana Republican Greg Gianforte won his state’s only seat in the House of Representatives on Thursday despite facing a criminal charge for attacking a reporter a day earlier. After his victory, Gianforte apologized to Guardian journalist Ben Jacobs by name and vowed to never embarrass fellow Montanans again. The Guardian also released audio of the incident in which Gianforte can be heard screaming, “Get the hell out of here!” He was charged with misdemeanor assault and is scheduled to appear in court next month.
Richard Dabate appeared in court Friday, pleading not guilty to the charge that he murdered his wife Connie in 2015. He told police that an intruder shot her, but her Fitbit tells a different story.
Zbigniew Brzezinski, the hawkish Polish-born Cold War strategist and former top aide to US president Jimmy Carter, has died, his family said. “My father passed away peacefully tonight,” MSNBC journalist Mika Brzezinski said on Instagram late on Friday. Born in Warsaw to a diplomat father, Brzezinski moved with his family to Canada in the late 1930s.
Deborah Crosby touched her father's flag-draped casket as her three brothers hugged her in a tearful embrace on the tarmac at the San Diego airport Friday — ending a more than half century search to find and bring home the remains of Lt. Cmdr. Frederick P. Crosby, shot down as a Navy pilot in the Vietnam War. Deborah Crosby, now 58, was only six when she was sent home from the first grade to learn her father was presumed dead, though his body had not been found. Crosby and her grandmother made a pact to someday bring home her father's remains and bury him in his hometown of San Diego.
From turning heads in a Dolce and Gabbana coat to joking with the Pope, here’s a look at some of Melania Trump’s most memorable moments on her first trip overseas as the First Lady.
During an end-of-the-year awards ceremony at Anthony Aguirre Junior High in Channelview, Tex., a teacher gave Lizeth Villanueva an award for “most likely to become a terrorist.” The seventh-grade student’s mom is going great lengths to make sure the teacher gets fired.
Several thousand people turned out on Friday to mourn two mothers from the same town who were killed by a suicide bomber while waiting to collect their teenage daughters from a Ariana Grande concert in the northern English city of Manchester. Alison Howe, 45, and Lisa Lees, 47, from Royton near Manchester, were among the 22 people killed by bomber Salman Abedi as they waited for their daughters in a foyer outside the concert. A Reuters photographer at the scene said several thousand people were gathering in a park at Royton, some holding pink balloons to honor "Royton's girls".
Travelers at some U.S. airports are being asked to place electronic devices bigger than a cellphone in separate bins so that they can be examined more closely. The Transportation Security Administration said Wednesday that it has been testing the procedure at 10 airports for more than a year, and it may be expanded nationwide. TSA officials say overstuffed bags take longer to examine with X-ray machines.
Donald Trump has issued his first statement commemorating Ramadan as president, and fit mentions of terrorism into nearly half of it. Mr Bush at that time wrote of the diversity in Muslim communities, and of the teachings of Islam to be charitable, extend mercy, and search for peace.
Russia on Friday accused NATO of increasing the threat of conflict, insisting attempts by the US-led alliance to curb Moscow have left ties at their lowest ebb since the USSR collapsed. "At present NATO-Russian relations are at their worst since the end of the Cold War," the foreign ministry in Moscow said in a statement. The ministry said NATO was pursuing a policy of "containment" towards Russia that has seen it bolster its forces along the country's border in eastern Europe.
Federal Judge Raymond Jackson in Norfolk overturned a couple of life sentences for Lee Boyd Malvo, one of the most infamous Washington D.C. snipers in the recent times, Friday. Citing the 2012 Supreme Court ruling that "judges must consider the unique circumstances of each juvenile offender, banning mandatory sentences of life without parole for all juveniles," Jackson stated that Malvo’s life sentences were unconstitutional and ordered Virginia courts to hold new sentencing hearings for the same. Malvo has been convicted of murdering 10 people and injuring three others in Maryland, Virginia and the D.C. area.
Zillow estimates values for 110 million homes across America as “zestimates,” but many have questioned the company’s accuracy, including one homeowner who claims she can’t sell her home because of it.
Alabama had to race the clock to execute an inmate for a 1982 slaying. Prison officials faced a legal deadline of 12 a.m. Friday to execute Tommy Arthur. Arthur was pronounced dead after an execution warrant expired.
New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu explains his decision to remove Confederate monuments from the city in an interview to air Sunday on Meet the Press.
The suit filed in Detroit's federal court yesterday alleges that GM illegally outfitted 705,000 pickups with defeat devices similar to those deployed by Volkswagen in 11 million cars worldwide, including 565,000 registered in the U.S. The suit covers 2011-2016 models of the Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra Duramax Diesel. Unlike the lawsuit filed earlier this week against Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, this one comes from consumers, not the U.S. Department of Justice.
Oscar Lopez Rivera, 74, was convicted in 1981 of numerous charges, along with other members of the Armed Forces of National Liberation (FALN), who sought to secure Puerto Rican independence from the United States. Rivera's sentence was commuted by former President Barack Obama, and the prisoner was freed this month.
Earth is likely to reach more dangerous levels of warming even sooner if the U.S. retreats from its pledge to cut carbon dioxide pollution, scientists said. President Donald Trump, who once proclaimed global warming a Chinese hoax, said in a tweet Saturday that he would make his "final decision" this coming week on whether the United States stays in or leaves the 2015 Paris climate change accord in which nearly every nation agreed to curb its greenhouse gas emissions.
Donald Trump’s Secretary of State has refused to host an event to mark Islam’s holy month of Ramadan, seemingly breaking with a long bipartisan tradition. Since 1999, Republican and Democratic secretaries of state have nearly always hosted either the reception or an iftar dinner to break the day’s fast during Ramadan. Mr Tillerson turned down a request from the State Department’s Office of Religion and Global Affairs to host the Eid reception, two unnamed US officials said.
Iraqi forces have launched a broad assault on parts of battleground second city Mosul still held by the Islamic State group, the military announced on Saturday. The offensive is the latest push in the more than seven-month battle to retake Mosul, a linchpin in IS's now crumbling attempt to establish a cross-border jihadist "state". Multiple security forces units are attacking "what remains of the unliberated areas" on the west bank of the River Tigris, the Joint Operations Command said in a statement.
A native of south side Chicago, Spencer Leak Sr. has watched as his hometown and the neighborhoods where he grew up have been ripped apart by homicides in recent years, the results of an explosion of gun violence police have struggled to contain. Last year, according to the Chicago Tribune, 781 people were killed—a massive jump over 2015 when there were 492 recorded homicides. Leak has more insight into Chicago’s violence than most.
Sputnik’s White House correspondent, Andrew Feinberg, has quit the Russian-state news organisation, claiming they would rather have “propagandists” than “real journalists”. Mr Feinberg, has taken to social media to give full details about his reasoning for resigning and has claimed he was forced to chase stories that were contrary to the facts on the ground. “Seems Sputnik isn't happy with real journalists.
A prosecutor wanted to send a man who killed seven people in South Carolina to death row, but the state's lack of execution drugs and the desire of victims' relatives to never see him again led authorities to accept a deal for life in prison without parole for the serial killer. Todd Kohlhepp pleaded guilty Friday to seven counts of murder for the killings that took place over well over a decade - as he ran a real estate business. "I just want him to go away," said Lorraine Lucas, whose son's killing, along with three others, was unsolved for 13 years before deputies found a woman chained in a storage container on Kohlhepp's property in Spartanburg County.
Credit scores are confusing. You can pay off your student loans and see your credit score drop. You can add significant credit card debt and see your score soar. It's no wonder there are so many misconceptions about how to build or improve credit. Many
Lately, NASA’s Cassini orbiter has been delivering some stunning photos from its trips around Saturn, but that’s not the only fancy camera floating around a nearby planet. The agency’s Juno spacecraft has been hanging out around Jupiter for nearly a year now, and it just delivered one of the most jaw-dropping glimpses of the gas giant that we’ve ever seen. This is Jupiter’s south pole, and like most of the rest of the planet, it’s absolutely covered in massive storms, electricity, and swirling masses of clouds that stretch for hundreds and hundreds of miles.