President Trump was fuming after Oprah Winfrey talked to voters on "60 Minutes," and her fans are not letting him get away with his insult.'Girl. Oprah's richer than you.' »
In an exclusive interview with Meet the Press, Independent Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders says that President Obama was in a difficult position when it came to Russian meddling in the 2016 election.
Following Wednesday’s shooting massacre at a Florida high school, a top Republican political donor has taken a stand for gun control ― by tightening his purse strings. Businessman Al Hoffman Jr. told the New York Times that he “will not write another check” for candidates and political groups that don’t support a ban on assault weapons. The Florida-based former ambassador to Portugal has donated millions to GOP candidates and political groups over the years, reported the paper.
In an exclusive interview with Meet the Press, Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.) says that he would like to see the background check system improved.
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump attended a party at Mar-a-Lago on Friday just hours after visiting first responders and wounded survivors of the Parkland, Florida, school shooting that killed 17 people. The event was a Studio 54-themed disco party, according to CNN’s Kevin Liptak.
A six-year-old boy was among the victims of a shooting outside a restaurant in Texas, it has been reported. It happened at about 8.40pm on Sunday outside the Texas Roadhouse restaurant in San Antonio, police said. San Antonio Police Department chief William McManus told reporters: "We do not believe that this shooting was random.
The Interior Department said in a statement that 50 homes suffered significant structural damage in Santiago Jamiltepec, Oaxaca state, along with other damage to the city hall and main church. The Oaxaca state prosecutor’s office said in a statement that five women, four men and three children were killed at the crash site and another person died later at the hospital. When the quake struck Friday, Maricarmen Trujillo was on the same eighth floor of a Mexico City office building where she rode out a Sept. 19 earthquake that killed 228 people in the capital alone.
By Jonathan Barrett SYDNEY (Reuters) - Carnival Corp , the world's largest cruise operator, said on Monday it was investigating the response of its security personnel to a brawl that broke out on one of its South Pacific cruises that resulted in 23 passengers being removed. The 10-day cruise to the South Pacific returned to the Australian southern city of Melbourne on Saturday, a day after 23 people were removed in the New South Wales (NSW) town of Eden for what the company described as "disruptive and violent acts". "The level of excessive behavior experienced on the cruise was unprecedented," the Carnival statement said, referring to the passengers who were removed from the cruise.
An investigation from Senator Claire McCaskill reviewed donations from opioid manufacturers and found nearly $9 million was given to advocacy groups over five years.
Just a day after the the special counsel leading the investigation indicted 13 Russians and three Russian organizations, the White House deputy press secretary said it’s the media and Democrats who have “created chaos more than the Russians” for their coverage of the probe into possible Russian interference in the 2016 election.
In an exclusive interview with NBC News, Iran’s foreign minister commented on its tenuous relationship with Israel as well as on the fate of the Iran nuclear deal.
Apple employees reportedly keep walking into the glass panels which form the walls of the spaceship-like building. According to Marketwatch, at least two suffered cuts to their heads and required treatment by emergency services. The building, in Cupertino, California, is surrounded by 50ft curved glass panels - the largest in the world.
U.S. alpine skier Ted Ligety may have had a tough time on the slopes at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, on Sunday. Ligety, a two-time Olympic champion who scooped golds at both Sochi 2014 in Russia and Turin 2006 in Italy, placed joint 15th in the giant slalom. The 33-year-old still has the men’s slalom event to come, but suggested Sunday that he may now call it quits in Pyeongchang.
The family who took the Florida school shooting suspect into their home after his mother died have labelled him a “monster”. Kimberley and James Snead said Nikolas Cruz was lonely and depressed, but they saw no warning signs. The 19-year-old is accused of killing 17 and leaving more than a dozen injured, at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, a small city about 50 miles north of Florida.
By Jose Cortes SANTIAGO JAMILTEPEC, Mexico (Reuters) - At least 13 people on the ground, including three children, were killed when a Mexican military helicopter carrying top officials surveying damage from an earthquake crashed in a small town in the southern state of Oaxaca, authorities said on Saturday. The helicopter, which was carrying Mexico's interior minister and the state governor, crashed on top of two vans in an open field while trying to land at night in Santiago Jamiltepec after a tour of damage from Friday's powerful quake. The senior officials survived but 12 people at the scene were killed and another died later in a hospital, Oaxaca's attorney general's office said in a statement.
(JAKARTA) — Rumbling Mount Sinabung on the Indonesian island of Sumatra has shot billowing columns of ash more than 5,000 meters (16,400 feet) into the atmosphere and hot clouds down its slopes. The National Disaster Mitigation Agency says there were
Authorities say one man is in critical condition following an early morning shooting at IHOP.
The president was critical of the Russia investigation on Twitter this weekend, writing that if Russia’s goal was to create discord, then the investigation and partisan divide show they succeeded.
The Movement for Black Lives has channeled the energy and excitement surrounding the opening weekend of Marvel’s “Black Panther” into a voting registration campaign. The movement’s Electoral Justice Project is organizing the #WakandaTheVote initiative that encourages moviegoers to register to vote at “Black Panther” screenings across the country. “The Movement for Black Lives is an ecosystem of black leaders and organizations fighting every single day for the healthy and happy lives of Black folks,” activists Jessica Byrd and Kayla Reed told Blavity in an interview.
Stars stood shoulder-to-shoulder on the red carpet dressed head-to-toe in black outfits to show their support for the Time's Up movement at the BAFTAs. Royal etiquette expert William Hanson says that before we "vilify" the Duchess, we should examine the royal family's role. "The royal family is above politics and cultural movements, and the Duchess was at the BAFTAs in a public role, carrying out an official engagement." Hanson says that the UK's constitutional monarchy has to "remain above politics and political movements" irrespective of how "worthy and timely" they might be.
A passenger in a vehicle that was fired upon outside the National Security Agency campus says the unlicensed teen driver made a wrong turn, panicked and hit the gas. Passenger Javonte Alhajie Brown told The Washington Post Friday that the 17-year-old driver was following GPS directions to reach a friend's house in a Maryland suburb, but he turned onto a restricted-access road that leads to the top-secret installation. Brown, 24, told the newspaper that he had been too tired to drive Wednesday morning and handed the keys of the rented black sport utility vehicle to his teenage friend.
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In the wake of Florida’s horrific school shooting, Gwen Graham, a Democratic candidate in the state’s gubernatorial race, called on Gov. Rick Scott to immediately suspend sales and permits of AR-15s and assault-style weapons. Graham, a former congresswoman, called out the governor and the state’s Republican lawmakers in a statement released on Friday.
A police manhunt is under way in the US after a gunman shot and killed a four-year-old girl in a car. The child’s grandmother and three siblings, aged 7, 6, and 3, were sitting with her in the vehicle but were not hurt. A murder warrant has been issued for the arrest of the suspect, Darnell Bitting, who police described as “armed and dangerous”.
Kuwait has invited Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte to visit, state news agency KUNA said on Monday, as the countries seek to settle their differences over allegations of extreme abuse of migrant workers in the wealthy Gulf state. After the body of a Filipino was discovered in a freezer in a Kuwait apartment, Duterte arranged free flights for workers wishing to leave - an evacuation that Kuwait said was an unnecessary escalation of a diplomatic rift. The Philippines suspended sending workers to Kuwait in January after reports that abuse by employers had driven several to suicide.