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Ed Gillespie has a tricky road ahead of him as he campaigns for Virginia governor this year. The Republican nominee wants to talk about state issues, not President Trump, not Russia and certainly not what’s on Twitter. The latest sign is that former President Obama has already decided to campaign for the Democratic nominee, Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam.
An oil tanker truck crashed on a busy highway in Pakistan Sunday, killing at least 153 people when it exploded as crowds rushed to the scene to collect leaking fuel.
The pilot twice asked passengers to pray on Air Asia flight D7237 from Australia to Malaysia as the plane shook like a "washing machine" for two hours, according to passengers.
Eleven days after laying his son to rest, Frank J. Kerrigan got a call from a friend. "Bill (Shinker) put my son on the phone," Kerrigan said. Orange County coroner's officials had misidentified the body, the Orange County Register reported Friday (http://bit.ly/2tZSyZj).
Israel's shelving of a deal to allow men and women to pray together at the Western Wall echoed far beyond religion Monday, with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused of abandoning reform efforts for political gain. Netanyahu's cabinet voted Sunday to back out of the hard-won deal, provoking a flood of criticism and warnings it could damage Israel's relationship with the United States' influential Jewish community. Such parties have often played a kingmaker role in Israeli politics and have opposed years of efforts by more liberal Jews to win equal rights for women at the Western Wall, one of the holiest sites in Judaism.
Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-Mich.) and Rep. Tim Ryan (D-Ohio) join Meet the Press for an exclusive joint interview to talk about the future of the Democratic party.
Martin Shkreli is set to stand trial in a New York federal court Monday for security fraud. The notorious former CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals has been accused of running a Ponzi scheme and could face up to 20 years in prison if convicted. In addition to security fraud, the 34-year-old is accused of wire fraud, conspiracy, and mismanaging money at his investment funds Elea Capital, MSMB Capital, MSMB Healthcare, as well as while CEO of Retrophin (RTRX), the pharmaceutical company he founded in 2011.
A U.S.-backed Syrian coalition of Kurdish and Arab groups advanced against Islamic State in the jihadists' Syrian capital of Raqqa on Sunday, taking the al-Qadisia district, they said. The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) began its assault on Raqqa earlier this month after a long campaign to isolate Islamic State inside the city. It took Qadisia, located in the west of Raqqa, after three days of intense fighting, it said in a statement on one of its official social media feeds.
Approximately 1,200 high school students in Brentwood, Long Island graduated on Sunday capping a tumultuous year of gang violence that started with the killing of two fellow students. "Brentwood has afforded us the opportunity to gain exposure to diverse cultures, to showcase our multiple gifts and talents and to change without apology," said Reeda Iqbal, Harvard-bound valedictorian at Brentwood High School's Sonderling Center campus. Iqbal, whose parents emigrated from Pakistan, and Michael Simoes, valedictorian at the school's Ross Center campus, have said their stories of scholarship and perseverance deserve as much attention as the carnage .
Adam Schiff speaks during a discussion in Washington earlier this month. The Obama adminstration “should have done a lot more” to combat Russian interference in the 2016 US election before the result was known, a top congressional Democrat said on Sunday. Adam Schiff, the ranking member of the House intelligence committee, also said Donald Trump’s complaints about White House inaction, tweeted after the Washington Post reported that Barack Obama knew about Russian interference as far back as August 2016, were like “knowingly receiving stolen property [and] blaming police for not stopping the theft”.
By Sue-Lin Wong MAO COUNTY, China (Reuters) - Rescue workers in southwestern China pulled bodies out of piles of rock and mud on Sunday as they searched for 93 people missing after a landslide buried a mountain village, with some residents giving up hope of finding survivors. A huge landslide crashed down on the village of Xinmo, in mountainous Sichuan province, as dawn broke on Saturday.
A close look at labor statistics shows that retail jobs are falling, even as the national unemployment figure stays low.
The confirmed return of great white sharks to Cape Cod has rattled some boaters and beachgoers. In 2016, there were 53 unprovoked shark attacks in the U.S. — none fatal — according to the Florida Museum of Natural History's International Shark Attack File.
Two toddlers are dead after their mother allegedly left them in a hot car on a 96-degree day for hours
Russians have picked Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin as the greatest figure in history, a new poll said Monday, beating President Vladimir Putin into joint second alongside poet Alexander Pushkin. In the poll conducted in April by the Levada Centre independent pollster, Russians were asked to pick the ten greatest individuals of all time. Stalin came out on top with 38 percent, while Putin shared second place on 34 percent with Russia's beloved national bard Pushkin.
SpaceX kicked off launches on Friday afternoon at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida with the launch of the Bulgaria-Sat1 on a previously used Falcon 9 rocket. The plan is to conclude the weekend with a Sunday afternoon launch of satellites on a new Falcon 9 rocket. If both launches go according to plan, unaffected by weather, the weekend will be the shortest amount of time between two launches that SpaceX has ever pulled off, reported the Los Angeles Times.
"We've sold up to 1500 a day and people have waited up to 2 hours in line just to get one," says co-founder of The Loop, Jed Cartojano. This is no accident: Cartojano runs the popular Instagram account @dailyfoodfeed and knew that if he opened up his own dessert shop, he had to be sure of one thing: No one could leave without snapping a pic. "We only have one soft serve machine," Cartojano says, "and have been told by our vendors that we sell more of it than soft serve ice cream stores!" It's all for that pic.
Nine people died and 28 are missing after a multidecked tourist boat carrying about 170 passengers sank in Colombia’s Penol-Guatape reservoir on Sunday during the long holiday weekend, a government official said. Ninety-nine people were rescued, Margarita
Donald Trump has launched a fresh attack on former President Barack Obama accusing the former president of failing to act on Russian "meddling" during the election last year. Lashing out at Mr Obama on Twitter, the President wrote: “Since the Obama Administration was told way before the 2016 Election that the Russians were meddling, why no action? The tweet came a day after the Washington Post detailed the Obama administration's cautious approach to punishing the Russian government for its hacking campaign - apparently signed off by Russian President Vladimir Putin - intended to politically damage Hillary Clinton and swing the election in Mr Trump's favour.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani voiced support on Sunday for Qatar in its confrontation with Iran's rival Saudi Arabia and its allies, saying a "siege of Qatar is unacceptable", the state news agency IRNA reported. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain cut ties with Qatar on June 5, accusing it of support for Islamist militants, an allegation Qatar denies.
Tens of thousands of marchers paraded through New York streets Sunday in a huge Gay Pride parade, with many proudly carrying rainbow flags or waving virulently anti-Trump signs.On foot, astride motorcycles or riding on flatbed trucks, participants slowly
A fugitive Kentucky lawyer at the center of a nearly $600 million Social Security fraud case has fled the country using a fake passport and has gotten help from someone overseas with a job to help support himself. The flamboyant disability lawyer Eric Conn, in an email exchange with The Lexington Herald-Leader over the weekend, told the paper he flew to a country that does not have an extradition agreement with the U.S. The paper reported Sunday that it tried to verify Conn's identity by asking him questions that only he could answer, including his Social Security number, which it obtained from court documents, and details about one of his marriages.
Eight brutality lawsuits settled over the past 10 months paint a disturbing picture of a former Connecticut police officer accused of beating people while they were handcuffed and ordering his police dog to attack others who were not resisting arrest. Among other allegations, former Enfield officer Matthew Worden is accused of punching people in the face when they were already subdued, smashing a man's face to the pavement causing him to lose two front teeth, using a stun gun multiple times on a man with a heart condition and striking a man in the groin with a baton, causing him to lose consciousness. In a ninth case that is pending, Worden and other Enfield officers are accused of smashing Tyler Damato's head into asphalt and shooting him with a stun gun on Christmas Day 2012, aggravating a traumatic head injury he suffered two months before when he was hit by a car.
Not too long ago RideApart first told you about Vanderhall Motor Works, a Utah-based company making three-wheeled vehicles. Is it a car, or is it a motorcycle? Legally, since it has less than four wheels, it's considered to be a motorcycle in the state of California (where we tested it).
An eight-hour ceasefire in a Philippine city allowing residents to celebrate the end of Ramadan came to an abrupt end Sunday afternoon as the government continued its offensive against Islamist militants occupying parts of war-torn Marawi. Assaults backed by air and artillery bombardment had stopped at the start of Islamic prayers at 6am but gunfire broke out as soon as the truce ended around 2pm, AFP reporters in Marawi said. Regional military commander Lieutenant General Carlito Galvez said the truce also allowed five Muslim religious leaders to enter ground zero and negotiate with the militants to release civilian hostages, especially children, women and the elderly.