A North Korean soldier can be seen running from a jeep and being fired on by his former comrades as he crosses into South Korea.Watch »
The Thanksgiving holiday spirit took a bit of a strident twist during Monday’s press briefing by White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders. “If you want to ask a question, I think it’s only fair, since I’ve shared what I’m thankful for, that you start off with what you’re thankful for. Huckabee Sanders noted that she was “clearly very thankful for all of you here in the room — I think that goes without saying,” to laughter.
A 102-year-old Polish man who believed his entire family had died in the Holocaust was reduced to tears this week when he met a nephew that he didn't know he had. Eliahu Pietruszka was just 24 years old when he fled Warsaw in 1939 during World War II, according to the Associated Press. Both of his parents and Zelig were later transported from the Warsaw Ghetto to a Nazi death camp where they were killed, but Volf somehow managed to escape to the Soviet Union as well.
NBC’s Katy Tur isn’t mincing words when it comes to President Donald Trump’s defense of Senate candidate Roy Moore on Tuesday despite Moore’s alleged sexual misconduct. Tur said we “seemingly” got an answer from Trump when he suggested that he was standing behind Moore despite accusations that Moore had dated or attempted to date minors while he was in his thirties and, in some cases, had sexually assaulted them. Moore denies the allegations and has attempted to discredit his accusers, but several Republicans have urged him to quit the race.
Cathie and Philip Vetrano heard the accused Chanel Lewis explain that he struck Karina Vetrano so hard that her teeth broke. In a pre-taped confession, Mr Lewis said he “lost it” and grabbed the 30-year-old from Queens as she ran past him through a marshy swamp along a bike path in Spring Creek Park. The confession was recorded back in February 2017 after Mr Lewis spent the night in a police precinct watching cartoons.
Rose, who has long hosted an interview show on PBS and also co-anchors “CBS This Morning,” is accused of making sexual advances toward multiple women — some of whom worked on his show. A PBS spokesperson said the network is immediately suspending distribution of the program, which is produced by an independent company, in response to the allegations. “PBS was shocked to learn today of these deeply disturbing allegations,” the spokesperson said.
It's been six years since Theo Ramos first cut himself in the school bathroom, six years since his parents and friends and teachers found out he wanted to be a boy instead of a girl, six years in transition. PART TWO : Living with a transitioning transgender child "is anything but a straight line," as his mom says.
The Royal Navy has deployed its elite submarine rescue team to join the search for a missing Argentine submarine, after failed satellite calls thought to be from the vessel raised hopes the crew were still alive. HMS Protector also began scouring the South Atlantic as part of the international hunt for the missing vessel, and HMS Clyde was being diverted from South Georgia. Argentine officials said naval bases had detected seven incomplete satellite calls over the weekend attributed to the sub and were now trying to use them to pinpoint its location.
Investigators found additional human remains in early November of U.S. Army Sergeant La David Johnson, who was killed in an ambush last month in Niger along with three other U.S. soldiers, the Pentagon said on Tuesday. The ambush drew attention to the little-known U.S. military presence in Niger, and it came under further scrutiny when President Donald Trump’s handling of condolence messages to the families of the dead U.S. soldiers was criticized by lawmakers in Washington. Investigators found the remains on Nov. 12 and military medical examiners have verified that the remains were Johnson's, Pentagon spokeswoman Dana White said in a statement.
On Monday, Fox News tweeted something that questions whether or not the Apollo 17 moon landing was faked. “You be the judge: Skeptics say picture debunks moon landing,” the outlet tweeted out with a story on a new conspiracy theory. The conspiracy theory in question — which, of course, Fox is quick to dismiss early on in the piece — involves a YouTube video that allegedly “proves” NASA’s 1972 mission to the moon is fake.
Jubilant crowds filled the streets of Zimbabwe’s cities on Tuesday, after the country’s speaker of parliament announced that President Robert Mugabe had resigned after decades in power. Just shy of a week ago, Zimbabwe’s military took power in the capital and detained Mugabe in his home. Video: Incredible scenes outside #Zimbabwe Parliament as crowd hears #Mugabe has gone.
Venezuela on Tuesday arrested the acting president and five other top executives in charge of Citgo, the US refinery subsidiary of troubled state oil company PDVSA, on corruption charges. "Six senior executives have been arrested," said chief prosecutor Tarek William Saab, adding that the charges included embezzlement, bid rigging, money laundering and criminal association. The Citgo chief, Jose Angel Pereira, was arrested in Caracas.
Whitefish Energy is halting work on Puerto Rico’s hurricane-ravaged electrical grid after claiming the U.S. territory owes the company $83 million. Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority failed to make “timely” payments to the Montana-based energy firm, which has resulted in Whitefish being unable to pay its subcontractors and 516 workers, according to a letter obtained by HuffPost that was signed by Whitefish CEO Andy Techmanski and dated Sunday.
The U.S. Justice Department has threatened to sue Harvard University to force it to turn over documents as it investigates whether the Ivy League school's admission policies violate civil rights laws by discriminating against Asian-American applicants.
An Ohio man is facing federal charges after he allegedly threatened to stage a historic mass shooting at a Las Vegas casino where his estranged wife was employed at the time. FBI officials said Wei Li, of Cuyahoga Falls, also threatened to carry out a mass shooting at a church with at least 1,000 people in attendance, according to a department release. Authorities said the 28-year-old suspect made the threats through a series of text messages to his wife sent Nov. 6–9.
A mysterious asteroid detected speeding past the sun in October has been confirmed by scientists to be a visitor from outside our solar system, the first of its kind to be detected. The interstellar rock is traveling at a speed that raised eyebrows amongst astronomers because it was fast enough to leave the sun’s orbit. Astronomers confirmed that the object, which they named ‘’Oumuamua’ after a Hawaiian term meaning scout or messenger, does in fact have interstellar origins, after an analysis found its speed would be impossible to achieve within this solar system.
An anti-LGBT Republican politician who was allegedly caught having sex with a man in his office is facing more than 30 accusations of sexual misconduct. Wes Goodman, a state legislator for Ohio, has already been forced to resign after a witness to the reported extramarital affair told the Ohio House Chief of Staff. Mr Goodman, who routinely promotes “family values”, is married to a woman who is an assistant director of an annual abortion rally known as March for Life.
The U.S. State Department on Tuesday warned citizens to "consider the risks" when traveling to Saudi Arabia due to militant threats and the threat of ballistic missile attacks on civilians by rebels in Yemen. The warning comes two weeks after U.S.-allied Saudi Arabia said it had shot down a ballistic missile fired by Iran-aligned Houthis from Yemen towards the Saudi capital Riyadh. The missile, which the Houthis said was in response to Saudi-led air strikes on civilians in Yemen, was shot down near Riyadh airport without causing any casualties.
What makes a good presidential turkey? The 40-pound Drumstick was presented to Trump in the Rose Garden of the White House Tuesday, where he was ceremoniously pardoned. Both Drumstick and Wishbone, the National Thanksgiving Turkey and its alternate “wingman,” will reside at their new home, Gobbler’s Rest, at Virginia Tech.
WASHINGTON ― The allegations of sexual harassment against Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) could cost Democrats a progressive voice who distinguished himself with his tough and incisive questioning of President Donald Trump’s judicial and cabinet nominees. Franken has laid low since a news anchor last week revealed that he kissed and groped her without her consent during a USO tour in December 2006. The Democrat canceled several speaking engagements over the weekend and is planning to “reflect” with his family in Washington, D.C., during this week’s Thanksgiving holiday.
A Catholic school in Australia has covered up a statue of a saint giving a loaf of bread to a boy after complaints that it was too suggestive. The statue of St. Martin de Porres at Blackfriars Priory School in suburban Adelaide shows the bread being
FBI officials say they are investigating the death of a border patrol agent and injuring of another in West Texas as a "potential assault," but they wouldn't rule out that they were injured in some other way. Special Agent in Charge Emmerson Buie Jr. said during a news conference at the FBI's El Paso office Tuesday that the bureau is offering a reward of $25,000 for information that might lead to a resolution of the case. Agent Rogelio Martinez died Sunday after suffering extensive injuries to his head and body.
The embattled Turkish lira hit record lows against the dollar on Tuesday as investors took fright over an impending trial in the United States and changes to banking regulations. The Turkish lira lost over one percent in value to trade at 3.97 to the dollar late morning, testing the never-before-reached 4.0 ceiling, before rallying slightly to 3.95 in the early evening. The latest drop followed the delay on Monday of a scheduled trial in the United States of Turkish-Iranian gold trader Reza Zarrab and Mehmet Hakan Atilla, the deputy chief executive of Turkish lender Halkbank, accused of defying US sanctions on Iran.
Joe Biden may be another year older, but these memes never get old. Former President Barack Obama celebrated the 75th birthday of the former vice president Monday by tweeting a meme that seemed to capture their friendship over the years in a nutshell. The meme, in theme with past ones created for and by the iconic pair, shows a serious Obama giving his 2014 State of the Union address before Congress as Biden hilariously grins and points in the background.
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Television host and journalist Charlie Rose apologized for his “inappropriate behavior” after eight women accused him of sexual harassment in a Washington Post report Monday. “It is essential that these women know I hear them and that I deeply apologize for my inappropriate behavior,” Rose said in a statement to the Post. In response to the Post‘s report, CBS News — where Rose co-anchors CBS This Morning and contributes as a correspondent to 60 Minutes — suspended him, according to the Associated Press.