Keith Schiller is the former head of security for the Trump Organization who now serves as the White House director of Oval Office operations.Former NYPD »
President Trump’s ongoing battle with the media boiled over during the White House press briefing on Tuesday when a reporter tore into Sarah Huckabee Sanders, the deputy press secretary, for complaining about the use of “unnamed sources” and “the constant barrage of fake news” aimed at the administration. At the briefing — the first on camera in more than a week — Sanders was addressing a question about the president’s tweeted response to the resignations of three CNN journalists over a retracted report on Russia when she was interrupted by Brian Karem, a reporter from the Sentinel Newspapers.
Senator Mark Warner, vice chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee, talks with Rachel Maddow about progress in the Trump Russia investigation and the path forward, including processing 2000 pages of financial evidence with more on the way.
Former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton thinks that “Harry Potter” books have a magical touch for building compassion in young readers. While speaking at the American Library Association conference in Chicago on Tuesday, Clinton touted reading fiction as a way of fostering empathy. “One study even found that young people who read the ‘Harry Potter’ books, which first came out 20 years ago this week, were more compassionate toward immigrants, refugees and members of the LGBT community,” Clinton told the crowd.
Alex Ladwig, a 25-year-old Sacramento County sheriff's deputy, was working an evening rush-hour shift at a transit station when, without warning, he found himself fighting for his life. The four-year Sheriff's Department veteran was alone and working overtime at a Sacramento station when authorities say he approached 27-year-old Nicory Marquis Spann on the lower level shortly before 6 p.m. Tuesday. It's not clear why he did so, but Ladwig soon radioed his colleagues for help, saying he was in a fight.
Representative Charlie Dent, R-PA, speaks about Republicans attempts to pass Healthcare legislation and he believes that the work should be from the center out.
A police officer who tried to stop three militants as they attacked people on London Bridge earlier this month described on Wednesday how he took on the men armed with just his baton despite being repeatedly stabbed and temporarily blinded. The three attackers rammed a hired van into pedestrians on the bridge late on June 3 before going on the rampage through the bustling Borough Market area, where they slit throats and stabbed people, killing eight. Police Constable Wayne Marques said he had heard screams coming from London Bridge and when he went to investigate saw people being attacked.
A ransomware attack that has been referred to as Petya (though it is technically a different malicious attack and is being called NotPetya by security researchers) began spreading to computer systems around the world Tuesday, hitting government systems in Ukraine and corporate networks in Russia, Britain, Denmark and the United States, among others. The attack makes use of the same exploit that led to the spread of the WannaCry ransomware earlier this year — an attack that resulted in the infection of hundreds of thousands of computer systems in more than 150 countries. Read: What Is Petya?
The deaths of 79 people in a London apartment tower have triggered emergency inspections, evacuations and soul searching among British officials who failed to prevent the tragedy.But fire-safety experts say governments and builders around the world should
A man who was forced to walk miles to work in sweltering heat, has been bought a car by members of his local community. Justin Korva regularly braved temperatures of 90 degrees Fahrenheit (32 Celsius) to get to his job at Taco Casa in Rockwell, Texas. The 20-year-old was picked up on his three-mile trek one morning by Andy Mitchell, who posted a picture of pair on Facebook next to a message explaining his journey.
President Trump, sworn enemy of fake news, is also a purveyor of it: the Washington Post reports at least four of his golf resorts have phony Time magazine covers featuring the commander in chief. “Donald Trump: ‘The Apprentice’ is a television smash!” the cover reads, adding an emphatic “Trump is hitting on all fronts … even TV!” across the top. The cover is dated March 1, 2009, the first day of the second season of “The Celebrity Apprentice,” the spinoff Trump hosted before he became president.
Barack Obama took his wife and daughters to the ancient Borobudur temple on Java on Wednesday on a family vacation to Indonesia, where the former US president spent part of his childhood. The Obamas arrived in the city of Yogyakarta in central Java and headed straight to explore the Borobudur, an ancient Buddhist temple built in the 8th and 9th centuries. "Obama is fascinated by Borobudur, and he remembers that he has seen this temple when he was a child," said Edy Setijono, head of the temple management complex, who accompanied the family at the site.
As the death toll continues to rise from three months of political unrest in Venezuela, the country’s president, Nicolás Maduro, has warned that his supporters will take up arms if his government is overthrown.
The FBI has located the car that a missing Chinese scholar studying at the University of Illinois was last seen getting into earlier this month, the FBI said Tuesday. The University of Illinois Police Department and the FBI received numerous leads regarding the black Saturn Astra that surveillance video showed Yingying Zhang getting into on June 9, the agency said in a statement. FBI spokesman Brad Ware declined to provide further details, including where and when the car was found.
During Tuesday’s daily briefing, White House deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders and Sentinel newspaper reporter Brian Karen had a heated exchange after Sanders criticized the press for its coverage of the Trump White House, citing the retracted CNN story.
A Florida man is facing charges after cops said he threatened the life of a state lawmaker over Facebook. The 34-year-old smiles with abandon in his mugshot, which Miami-Dade Police Department released Tuesday. St. Felix made the threat Sunday against Republican state Rep. Jose Felix Diaz, Miami-Dade police said in a statement.
Beachgoers on Florida’s Okaloosa Island got some unexpected visitors Monday while swimming off the coast. Stephanie Stevens Adcock was visiting from Texarkana, Arkansas and was on the beach with her family at around 3 p.m. local time Monday when she said seven sharks appeared in the shallows. Adcock posted a video of the sharks on Facebook Tuesday, showing three of the seven sharks.
A onetime Sept. 11 World Trade Center cleanup volunteer who faces possible deportation over a 1990 drug conviction but was pardoned by the governor was freed from immigration detention on Wednesday. Carlos Cardona was released from custody and will be required to check in periodically pending the outcome of his immigration case, a spokeswoman for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said. Cardona entered the U.S. illegally in 1986 from Colombia and was convicted in 1990 of attempted criminal sale of a controlled substance.
Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said on Tuesday that there would be no negotiations over demands by the kingdom and other Arab states for Qatar to stop supporting terrorism. Doha retorted that the allegations against it and demands were baseless and unacceptable. Qatar has previously also said the demands were aimed at curbing its sovereignty.
The US Commerce Secretary’s speech was cut off for going too long and a German audience cheered and applauded the move. Wilbur Ross was addressing the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) political party conference in Berlin via video when his feed abruptly ended after 20 minutes due to time constraints. The crowd laughed and cheered at the organiser's decision to cut him off as they waited for German Chancellor Angela Merkel, sitting on stage in front of the video screen, to speak.
Sure, NASA has found signs of ancient water on Mars multiple times over the years, but now it's time to talk about something that's significantly more badass: molten Martian lava. NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) has taken photos of a part of
Hong Kong student pro-democracy campaigner Joshua Wong was detained by police on Wednesday after an anti-China protest ahead of a visit by President Xi Jinping. Wong was among around 30 protesters who had staged a three-hour sit-in at a harbourfront statue and were led away into police vans. Xi's visit this week marks 20 years since Hong Kong was handed back to China by Britain and comes at a time when fears are growing that Beijing is tightening its grip on the semi-autonomous city.
An ailing Mali archbishop facing allegations of financial impropriety assured the Vatican on Tuesday he plans to show up at St. Peter's Basilica to be made a cardinal by Pope Francis. Vatican spokesman Greg Burke said Bamako Archbishop Jean Zerbo "has confirmed his presence" at the Wednesday ceremony where Zerbo and four other churchmen will be elevated to cardinal's rank.
A pregnant Minnesota teen is facing manslaughter charges after cops say she accidentally killed her boyfriend in what has been called a YouTube stunt gone terribly wrong. Seven months into her pregnancy, 19-year-old Monalisa Perez faces a charge of second-degree manslaughter after allegedly shooting the baby's father, Pedro Ruiz III. Perez and Ruiz were making a YouTube video Tuesday night when she accidentally shot him in the chest, the Norman County Sheriff's Office said.
Have you noticed this new trend on your news feed recently? Instagrammers are posting photos of their "hip dips," the slight inward curve just below each hip bone. Instead of bashing this part of their anatomy, these real women are embracing it the way