Doug Jones’s stunning victory in the overwhelmingly red state sends a loud warning to the White House and the Republican Party.Roy Moore refuses to concede »
Thomas Buergenthal, a law professor who served for a decade as an International Court of Justice judge, said a new report he helped write documenting atrocities in North Korea’s prisons shows the Kim regime may be “even worse” than Nazis. Buergenthal is an author of a report published Tuesday by the International Bar Association, "Inquiry on Crimes Against Humanity in North Korean Political Prisons.” It documents atrocities inside the country’s prisons, where an estimated 80,000 to 130,000 people are being held.
Juanita Broaddrick, who was a volunteer on Clinton's campaign when the alleged rape occurred, came out of relative obscurity last year during 2016 presidential campaign alongside Trump. My reply "All allegations of sexual assault should be respectfully heard and given a fair assessment. "Why did I support President Trump?
It was about 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, and Ventura resident Matthew Fienup was driving up the 101 Freeway to Santa Barbara. Driving north along what’s typically a stunningly beautiful stretch of California coast, Fienup could see a wall of fire to the right of the freeway. As he passed Faria Beach, about 15 miles north of the city of Ventura, there was some hope. Fienup is the executive director of the Center for Economic Research and Forecasting at California Lutheran University. As a Ventura resident and an economics researcher, he’s watched in horror as the Thomas fire has devastated the land he calls home.
If Republican Roy Moore defeats his Democratic opponent Doug Jones on Tuesday in Alabama, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell won’t necessarily be celebrating. A Moore victory means the majority leader from Kentucky will be able to hold onto his slim two-vote majority, but the former judge brings to the Senate a toxic mix that few Senate Republicans are keen to accept.
An incredibly agile Chinese social media star and fearless “rooftopper” plunged 62 floors to his death from a high-rise in the city of Changsha, police confirmed to Chinese media. The accident apparently occurred last month, although it wasn’t until a week ago that Wu’s girlfriend posted a notice on social media about his death, according to a Washington Post report linked to the Chinese-language site Sina.com. Wu had amassed a million followers on the Chinese social media platform Weibo while posting death-defying videos of himself in precarious positions at the top of very tall buildings without any safety equipment.
Lucian Wintrich, the White House correspondent for the right-wing website Gateway Pundit, was charged after grabbing a woman who took his notes from the lectern last month. The woman, Catherine Gregory, of Willimantic, turned herself in on Sunday to face charges of attempted larceny and disorderly conduct. Wintrich's attorney, Norm Pattis, said Gregory and UConn would hear from him soon.
Celebrity chef Mario Batali will reportedly step away from the helm of his business operations as well as the daytime television spotlight in the wake of sexual misconduct allegations. ABC has also reportedly also asked the chef to step away from The Chew, the food-inspired talk show he co-hosts, "while we review the allegations that have just recently come to our attention," a spokesperson said. In a statement, Batali did not deny the allegations.
The U.S. Education Department under President Donald Trump and Secretary Betsy DeVos has stopped cancelling the student-loan debt of people defrauded by failed for-profit schools and those borrowers face mounting interest and other burdens, its inspector general said on Monday.
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Charles Jenkins, a former American soldier who defected across the Demilitarized Zone into North Korea in 1965 and was held by the totalitarian regime for 40 years, died in Japan on Monday at the age of 77. Jenkins, who was freed in 2004, had lived on Sado Island with his wife, a Japanese woman named Hitomi Soga who herself was kidnapped by North Korea and forced to teach her language to Pyongyang’s spies. Jenkins’ death was first reported by Kyodo News and Japan’s NHK broadcaster, who said the cause was heart failure.
President Trump’s national security adviser, Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, accused Russia on Tuesday of waging “campaigns of subversion” against the United States and its allies. McMaster also announced that Trump would unveil his first formal National Security Strategy on Dec. 18.
Perhaps Meghan Markle was always meant to be a royal.Though Kensington Palace may be the place she now calls home, it seems like Markle’s former rental home exuded royalty based on one little detail on the exterior — A paint job in no color other than
The Republican tax bill aims to cripple the solar power, wind power and electric vehicle industries at the behest of GOP campaign donors from the fossil fuel sector, seven Democratic senators said Tuesday. At a press conference, they called on Republicans to either restore tax benefits for the renewable energy industry taken away in the bill or dramatically reduce current giveaways to oil, gas and coal companies ― the latter of which total nearly $700 billion per year, according to a 2015 calculation by the International Monetary Fund.
Sandy Hook Promise released a new video with the message that it is possible to see the signs of a potential act of violence ahead of time. Instead, family members of victims have watched as a series of increasingly deadly mass shooting attacks have occurred at schools, churches, baseball practices and concerts. To mark the fifth anniversary of the Sandy Hook shooting, a nonprofit founded by some of the family members of victims is releasing a new video with the message that it is possible to see the signs of a potential act of violence ahead of time – and that it is crucial to act on them.
WASHINGTON ― A photographer currently facing trial on several felony charges after being arrested during a protest of Donald Trump’s inauguration had reached out to a Texas news outlet before Jan. 20 about photographing the protests, yet another indication he was working as a journalist that day. Alexei Wood and five others are on trial in the District of Columbia, each charged with six felonies and two misdemeanors related to Jan. 20 protests. The 37-year-old photographer from San Antonio had emailed two editors at the Rivard Report, a San Antonio-based nonprofit news outlet, hoping for work taking pictures at the inauguration, according to emails revealed in court on Monday.
After a bomb detonated during the morning rush-hour commute in New York City Monday, a former cop says there are steps you can take if you find yourself caught in the grips of a terror attack.In the wake of the attempted
Iran will treat a British-Iranian aid worker as an Iranian citizen and she will serve her sentence as determined by the judiciary, Iran's foreign ministry spokesman said on Monday. British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson discussed Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe's case with Iranian officials after flying to Tehran over the weekend to try to seek her release. "One of the issues that Johnson brought up in Tehran was the issue of Ms. Zaghari," Iranian foreign ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi was quoted by state media as saying.
The Department of Homeland Security is keeping its eye on Alabama's special U.S. Senate election. Christopher Krebs says he's not aware of any specific threats. Voter turnout appears heavier than expected in one of Alabama's most reliably Republican counties in the U.S. Senate election, and officials say they're not just seeing the usual GOP crowd.
Mario Batali, who stepped down from his restaurant group on Monday after four women accused him of sexual misconduct, spoke out in support of women’s equality at an event in October. While speaking at the Fast Company Innovation Festival, the celebrity
For years -- perhaps even decades, Donald Trump has been known for being brash, outspoken and easily confrontational. Those traits have been criticized by some and applauded by many as part of his frank and no-nonsense approach to his career and life
The New Yorker has cut ties with Ryan Lizza over alleged sexual misconduct. Mr Lizza was one of the magazine's most high-profile writers. “The New Yorker recently learned that Ryan Lizza engaged in what we believe was improper sexual conduct," the magazine said in a statement.
Heartbreaking footage of a starving polar bear desperately searching for food on iceless land highlights the “real face of climate change”, conservationists say. Photojournalist Paul Nicklen said his team were moved to tears as they captured the struggling animal’s battle to stay alive on Canada’s Baffin Island last summer. “My entire SeaLegacy team was pushing through their tears and emotions while documenting this dying polar bear,” explained Mr Nicklen.
Bangladeshi counter terrorism officers on Tuesday questioned the wife of New York subway bomber Akayed Ullah and said he had visited the family in Dhaka in September. Police said Ullah, an immigrant from Bangladesh who set off a crude bomb strapped to his body in a crowded New York subway passage on Monday, had visited Dhaka after the couple's baby son was born. "We are trying to know how he was radicalised and whether he had any associate," senior counter terrorism officer Saiful Islam told AFP.
Tom Higham and Georges Kazan, directors of the Oxford Relics Cluster, used radiocarbon dating to investigate a pelvic bone fragment thought to belong to the saint. Higham, a professor who works with Kazan and others at Oxford to apply scientific techniques to the study of relics, told HuffPost that it’s rare for relics to date back to the time period matching when a saint is believed to have died.
Chandler Self, a 32-year-old psychiatrist from New York City, was leading the BMW Dallas Marathon but was running on empty. Self could see the finish line when she collapsed for the first time. Self, who grew up in Dallas, was not disqualified and came in first, finishing at 2 hours, 53 minutes, 57 seconds.