Two people are killed after trying to stop a man who went on an anti-Islamic tirade on a light-rail train in Portland.Stabbing sent shockwaves around city »
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.
Witnesses who saw a triple stabbing on a train in Oregon say it may have been racially motivated, after a man who launched into a racist rant against two Muslim women then attacked passengers when they tried to intervene. The attacker slashed the throats of three people as the Metro Area Express (MAX) train was pulling into a station in the north east corner of Portland – leaving two dead and one injured. The man was seen hurling racist abuse at two young women – one of whom was wearing a hijab – and then attacked the men when they came to their defence.
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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.
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Australian Schapelle Corby returned home Sunday following her deportation from Bali 12 years after her conviction for drug trafficking, as she battled through a media storm in a dramatic end to a saga that captivated her homeland. Corby and her sister Mercedes avoided cameras when she touched down in the eastern city of Brisbane early on Sunday morning, with live television broadcasts showing a convoy of vehicles believed to be carrying them leaving the airport. "It is with gratefulness and relief that this morning we mark Schapelle Corby's return to Australia," a member of her security team said, reading out a family statement at Brisbane airport.
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.
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.
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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.
Adam Entous, national security reporter for The Washington Post, discusses the new revelation that Donald Trump adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner asked the Russian ambassador to set up a back channel to the Kremlin using Russian facilities.
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.
Portland police said the man accused of stabbing three men who tried to protect Muslim women from his racist slurs on a train could be a “domestic terrorist”. Jeremy Christian, 35, will appear in court this week for slitting the throats of two men and stabbing a third on a train after he verbally attacked two women, one of whom was wearing a hijab. “It's too early to say whether last night's violence was an act of domestic terrorism or a federal hate crime,” Renn Cannon, the special agent in charge of the FBI office in Portland, said.
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.
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Australian drug smuggler Schapelle Corby, whose trial and imprisonment on Indonesia's tourist island of Bali mesmerized her country for more than a decade, returned home Sunday. Corby landed in the Queensland capital of Brisbane early Sunday morning, after she was deported from Bali amid a frenzy of journalists. More than 200 police officers were deployed to secure her departure from Denpasar, Bali's capital, said Ida Bagus Adnyana, who heads Bali's Justice and Human Rights office.
New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu discusses his decision to remove Confederate monuments from the city in an exclusive interview with NBC’s Chuck Todd.
Senior politicians attending a top meeting of South Africa's ruling ANC tabled a motion of no confidence on Saturday against president Jacob Zuma, News24 reported on its website. Citing four unnamed sources with direct knowledge of the meeting of the National Executive Committee (NEC), News24 said the motion of no confidence was proposed by a senior NEC member and supported by the current health minister and his deputy, among others. The ANC's spokesman Zizi Kodwa, who earlier in the week denied a Bloomberg report saying Zuma's removal would be discussed, was not immediately available on Saturday evening.
Ken Dilanian, NBC News national security reporter, talks with Ari Melber about why the reports that Jared Kushner sought a secret communication channel with the Kremlin is a game-changer in coverage of the Trump-Russia investigation.
Europe "must take its fate into its own hands" faced with a western alliance divided by Brexit and Donald Trump's presidency, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Sunday. While Germany and Europe would strive to remain on good terms with America and Britain, "we have to fight for our own destiny", Merkel went on. Special emphasis was needed on warm relations between Berlin and newly-elected French President Emmanuel Macron, she said.
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton delivers the commencement address at Wellesley College, in Wellesley, Mass.; U.S. Naval Academy graduates throw their hats into the air in celebration at the end of the graduation and commissioning ceremony in
The mayor of Portland, Oregon, hailed as "heroes" two men who were stabbed to death trying to protect two women police say were the target of an anti-Muslim rant by a man on a light-rail train — a crime that shocked this city that prides itself on its tolerance. Police said they'll examine what appears to be the extremist ideology of Jeremy Joseph Christian, 35, who is accused of killing the men Friday. Christian's social media postings indicate an affinity for Nazis and political violence.
Lizeth Villanueva, a 13-year-old from the Anthony Aguirre Junior High school in Texas, was handed the certificate one day after the Manchester attack. The fake certificate was given to the student in a mock ceremony, in what was intended to be a “an attempt at poking fun”. Ena Hernandez, Lizeth’s mother, said she was upset by prize, especially considering the timing.
An airline passenger was arrested Thursday after he opened the plane's galley door as it was taxiing and jumped onto the tarmac at a North Carolina airport, authorities said.
The grave of General Charles de Gaulle, France's World War II hero and post-war president, was vandalised on Saturday, police said. De Gaulle led the Free French Forces in London from 1940-44 and reshaped the country's political landscape after the war, founding the Fifth Republic in 1958. De Gaulle died in 1970 shortly before his 80th birthday.