The former FBI director has some words for the president after he tweets about the abrupt firing of FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe.'Who is honorable and who is not' »
Watch news, TV and more on Yahoo View. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced on Friday evening that he had fired former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, two days before McCabe’s retirement. Sessions said he made the decision after the Department
For months now, the conventional wisdom in Washington, D.C., has been that President Trump, with his record disapproval ratings and chaotic leadership style, has made his party’s campaign to keep control of Congress even more challenging in the run-up to the 2018 midterm elections. Tarkanian quickly acceded to the president’s request.
Young people across America took a stand for their safety and walked out of their classrooms this week. It's estimated that thousands of protests took place on Wednesday at 10 a.m. While some students spoke out as to why they would not be partaking in
U.S. officials discuss Russia’s role behind the cyber attacks on power plants, and how they have been targeting U.S. networks since 2016.
Anti-racist protester DeAndre Harris, who was brutally beaten by a group of white supremacists, had the assault charges filed against him dropped after a judge said on Friday the 20-year-old black man was defending himself. On Aug. 12, a violent white nationalist rally took place in Charlottesville, Virginia, that left one person dead at the hands of an alleged white supremacist. Harold Crews, a lawyer and a neo-Confederate League of the South leader, filed a police report against Harris, alleging the 20-year-old hit him over the head with a flashlight while in the parking garage. Officers then arrested Harris in October on a felony assault charge, news that white nationalist cheered online.
In the latest bad pet news to hit United Airlines this week, a flight was diverted after takeoff from New Jersey when it was discovered that a dog had been mistakenly loaded on the aircraft, officials said. United Flight 3996 from Newark to St. Louis was diverted Thursday to Akron, Ohio, to drop off the pet. United said the dog was quickly reunited with its owner, though it wasn’t clear where.
Former Deputy FBI Director McCabe fired after Trump demands it
Uber rival Lyft appears to be testing monthly subscriptions for the ride-hailing service. Transportation reporters: Lyft just invited me to a $199 per month all access plan... "With an All-Access Plan, you pay $199 each month and your standard Lyft rides are free (up to $15). Lyft appears to be trialing a subscription offering at $249 per month for free rides up to $15.
TOP STORIES(Get this roundup directly in your inbox each weekday ― sign up for The Morning Email here.)TRUMP ADMINISTRATION BLAMES RUSSIA FOR CYBERATTACKS ON ELECTRICITY GRID “Beginning in March 2016, or possibly earlier, Russian government hackers sought
EU leaders will discuss a nerve agent attack on a Russian ex-spy in Britain at a Brussels summit next week, with president Donald Tusk saying the bloc would send a "clear message". The decision to add the Sergei Skripal case to the summit agenda on March 22 is another display of solidarity with the government of British Prime Minister Theresa May despite divisions over Brexit. Tusk, who will host the summit as head of the European Council, said on Twitter he had phoned May on Friday "to prepare (a) clear message of the EU on #SalisburyAttack".
A chairlift at a ski resort in the country of Georgia malfunctioned on Friday, causing panic and chaos as passengers were hurled from their seats at high speeds. Onlookers posted videos of the violent scene as the incident unfolded at the Gudauri Ski Resort, located in the south-facing area of the Greater Caucus Mountain Range. During the malfunction, the chairlift traveled in reverse at a high speed, whipping carriers around the terminal and hurling skiers from their seats.
A fierce critic of Vladimir Putin, who was found dead at his south London home earlier this week, was murdered, police have said, amid fears of a second Russia-sponsored attack on British soil. Businessman, Nikolai Glushkov, 68, who was granted asylum in the UK after fleeing Moscow in 2006, was strangled to death, Scotland Yard has confirmed. The former right-hand man of deceased oligarch, Boris Berezovsky, his death came just over a week after Russian spy, Sergei Skripal, and his daughter, Yulia, were poisoned by a nerve agent in Salisbury.
Fox News host Sean Hannity ripped colleague Shepard Smith on Friday after Smith said that people working on Fox News “opinion” programs say whatever they want and provide “entertainment,” not news. Smith’s comments in an interview with Time Magazine published
Veteran U.S. Rep. Louise Slaughter, a Kentucky blacksmith's daughter who went on to chair one of Congress' most important committees, died Friday at a Washington hospital where she was being treated after falling in her home, her top aide said. The New York Democrat died at George Washington University Hospital a week after a fall in which Slaughter had sustained a concussion, said Liam Fitzsimmons, her chief of staff. Slaughter was the first woman to chair the House Rules Committee and was her party's top member on the panel when she died.
A pregnant woman is now pleading for justice after cops say a boulder that smashed into their windshield, killing her husband, was intentionally pushed from a highway overpass. The California Highway Patrol is asking the public for help finding the person they say dropped the rock onto the 134 Freeway in Pasadena and onto the car of 23-year-old Christopher Lopez and his 21-year-old pregnant wife, Guadalupe Gutierrez. Gutierrez drove her husband to Glendale Adventist Medical Center, but he could not be saved.
Senior White House adviser and first family member Ivanka Trump is scheduled to meet South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha when she visits the U.S. following Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's abrupt Trump administration ouster. The personnel changes for this meeting come after Ivanka Trump attended the Pyeongchang Winter Olympic games in February. Kang Kyung-wha and President Trump's eldest daughter were photographed together at the games while observing the competition and snapping photos with athletes.
Republicans were fresh off a remarkably successful effort to take control of state legislatures so they could control the redistricting process ― a significant victory, because redistricting is normally only done every 10 years. Republicans have since enjoyed considerable advantage from those maps. The Pennsylvania Supreme Court in January struck down the congressional map state Republicans drew, saying it was so partisan that it violated the state constitution.
Stung by accusations of spreading "fake news," the Vatican on Saturday released the complete letter by Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI about Pope Francis after coming under blistering criticism for selectively citing it in a press release and digitally manipulating a photograph of it. The previously hidden part of the letter provides the full explanation why Benedict refused to write a commentary on a new Vatican-published compilation of books about Francis' theological and philosophical background that was released to mark his fifth anniversary as pope. "I'm certain you can understand why I'm declining," Benedict wrote.
The shower isn’t just a place to sing. Separated from our cellphones, standing under running water often allows people’s minds to run free.Reddit has an entire “Shower Thoughts” subreddit dedicated to “the miniature epiphanies you have that highlight
Russia’s election on Sunday is a mere formality, lacking any serious challengers and guaranteed to hand President Vladimir Putin a fourth term in office. The leading figures in Russia’s behind-the-scenes power struggles include longtime Putin associates and top government figures, a rising group of young technocrats and a powerful security service. “After March 18, Putin has to appoint a new government and he has to start thinking about his last presidential term.
The head of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is reportedly under investigation for sexual harassment. The academy, which oversees the Oscars, is responding to multiple allegations against president John Bailey, according to reports in the Hollywood Reporter and Variety. In a statement, the Academy said it “treats any complaints confidentially to protect all parties”.
A 16-year-old girl, who went missing from the Connecticut, is believed to have flown to Cancun, Mexico, with a 45-year-old man. Kevin Esterly and Amy Yu, 16, have been missing since March 5, and police believe Yu willingly fled with Esterly. An Amber Alert has been issued for Yu in Mexico, police said.
The United States and South Korea expressed "cautious optimism" Friday that North Korea could enjoy a "brighter future" after a planned summit between President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un before the end of May. Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in, who spoke by telephone, said the North must follow "the correct path" and that they would maintain "maximum pressure" on Kim before the possible talks. "The two leaders expressed cautious optimism over recent developments and emphasized that a brighter future is available for North Korea, if it chooses the correct path," the White House said of the call.
Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar joined along as Manhattan's Fifth Avenue came alive with the sound of bagpipes, trumpets and lots of green Saturday at the 257th running of New York City's St. Patrick's Day parade. Varadkar, Ireland's first openly gay leader, watched the parade at St. Patrick's Cathedral before joining the march. In remarks, Cuomo said it was "my pleasure to march with him," especially in a parade that long tried to ban gays.