President Trump's knifing of U.S. law enforcement agencies while in Helsinki visibly raises the possibility that he might sell out his own country to appease a ruthless dictator.Rick Newman's column »
Former FBI director and longtime Republican James Comey has urged Americans to vote for Democrats in November. “This Republican Congress has proven incapable of fulfilling the Founders’ design that ‘Ambition must … counteract ambition,’” Comey tweeted on Tuesday, quoting The Federalist Papers. This Republican Congress has proven incapable of fulfilling the Founders’ design that “Ambition must ... counteract ambition.” All who believe in this country’s values must vote for Democrats this fall.
Police quickly rounded up 18 of the 22 men, including an elevator operator, gardener, housekeeper, electrician, security guards and plumbers in and around the apartment complex where the girl’s family lives in Purasawalkam, according to the Times Of India. There are conflicting reports about the girl’s age. Times of India reported the victim is 12, while other outlets gave her age as 11. The girl told police that an elevator operator named Ravi Kumar, 66, first sexually assaulted her when she arrived home from school before she entered her family’s apartment.
Walter Carr of Birmingham, Alabama, found himself in quite the predicament last week. A couple of hours into his trek, Carr stopped in a bank parking lot to take a break because his legs hurt. As he rested, a police car drove up, and an officer, identified as Mark Knighten, asked Carr if he was OK.
What screams tropical vacation getaway more than a pina colada? Pina colada cookie cups! Check out the recipe on this episode of Best Bites!Ingredients:COOKIE CUPS3/4 cups (168g) salted butter, room temperature1 cup (207g) sugar1 large egg, room temperature
The company argues in lawsuits filed Friday in Nevada and California that it has “no liability of any kind” to survivors or families of slain victims under a federal law enacted after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. A high-stakes gambler killed 58 people and injured hundreds more last year after he shattered the windows of his Mandalay Bay suite and fired on a concert crowd below.
By Amy Sawitta Lefevre CHIANG RAI, Thailand (Reuters) - Thailand's rescued cave boys woke up in their own homes for the first time in more than three weeks on Thursday, with many rising at dawn to take part in a religious ceremony. During a national TV broadcast they smiled, joked and showed solidarity with one another, as they shared details of their traumatic experience inside the flooded Tham Luang cave complex. On Thursday, some of the boys and their relatives took part in religious ceremonies at Mae Sai's Wat Pha That Doi Wao temple – an ancient temple with scenic views of the surrounding countryside.
While it has long been known that volcanic eruptions can alter global climate patterns, less has been documented on the impacts of localized weather patterns following an increase in nearby activity. The year of 1816, better known as the "Year Without a Summer," is one example of how global climate patterns were altered in the Northern Hemisphere following the explosive eruption of Indonesian volcano Mount Tambora one year earlier. In recent months, The Big Island of Hawaii has seen an increased amount of volcanic activity from the mighty Kīlauea volcano.
California's iconic Highway 1 near Big Sur has reopened 14 months after it was blocked by a massive landslide. The California Department of Transportation announced the Wednesday reopening but warned there may be one-way traffic at times because of ongoing construction. It says it will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday at the nearby Ragged Point Inn.
The Navy will be stepping-up efforts to integrate and prepare weapons systems for its advanced Ford aircraft carrier during a now-underway 12-month deployment preparation period called Post-Shakedown Availability (PSA)—one of several key final steps designed to prepare the ship for ocean warfare. While the Ford’s electromagnetic catapult, larger deck space and nuclear power technology are heavily emphasized in public discussion of the ship’s newer technologies, layered ship defenses, are commanding commensurate developmental attention – given the global threat environment.
Trump says he "has full faith" in US intelligence agencies' conclusion that Russia interfered in the 2016 elections, one day after appearing to accept Putin's denial of these findings.
President Trump said on Wednesday that Russia is not currently targeting U.S. elections, contradicting his own director of national intelligence’s warning that the Kremlin is planning another cyberattack on the United States. Before a Cabinet meeting at the White House, Trump was asked by a reporter if Moscow is “still targeting the United States” and its elections. At a separate press briefing more than two hours later, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders claimed the president “was saying ‘no’ to answering questions” — and not responding to the question itself.
Two employees at a CVS store in Chicago are out of a job after one of them called the police on a black woman who presented a coupon they suspected was fraudulent. Video capturing the tense scene on Friday night shows a white store employee visibly shaking while he appears to be on the phone with police. The customer, Camilla Hudson, can be heard giving her name and promising to wait for responding officers.
Elon Musk apologized to the British cave diver who was the subject of a slew of insults following last week’s rescue of 12 boys and their coach from a Thai cave. Musk said his comments against Vernon Unsworth, which included the use of the term “pedo,
By Josh Smith SEOUL (Reuters) - A company claiming to have found the wreck of a Russian warship with $130 billion in gold "treasure" off the coast of South Korea has drawn scepticism from researchers and regulators in Seoul. Shinil Group, which lists a Singapore address on its website, said on Tuesday it had discovered the wreck of the Dmitrii Donskoi, a Russian armored cruiser built in the 1880s and sunk in 1905 after battling Japanese warships. Shinil Group representatives did not respond to requests for comment, but its news release said the company was the "only entity in the world" to have discovered the ship.
A wildfire near Yosemite National Park is expected to grow worse in the coming days as firefighters go up against blaze-fueling weather conditions. “Due to the steep, rugged terrain, the volatility of the vegetation, the hazard trees, the mortality, firefighters are just simply not able to fight this fire directly,” U.S. Forest Service fire behavior analyst Taro Pusina explained in an update Monday morning. Visibility and air quality in Yosemite continue to be affected by smoke from the Ferguson Fire burning in the Sierra National Forest.
A weeping inmate apologized for choking and fatally stabbing a man he met in a bar in 1985 moments before he was put to death Wednesday in the first Ohio execution in nearly a year. The execution of Robert Van Hook by lethal injection was carried out at the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility with three members of the victim's family watching on the other side of a viewing window. Lo, there do I see my mother, And my sister and my brother." At the end of the prayer, Van Hook began singing, stopping after about two minutes when the drugs took effect.
A Republican Arizona state Senate candidate has shocked gun control advocates by sharing details about shooting and killing his mother in apparent self-defense more than 50 years ago. Bobby Wilson, who is running to represent a southern Arizona district, told The Associated Press that he’s not trying to hide anything. “I’m lucky to be alive, twice over,” Wilson said.
The Philippines issued on Thursday a fresh deportation order for an elderly Australian nun who angered President Rodrigo Duterte, as her lawyers pledged to block her expulsion. Sister Patricia Fox, 71, has been accused of illegally engaging in political activism as the government cracks down on foreign critics on its soil. "We find Fox Patricia Anne, Australian national, in violation of the limitations and conditions of (the Philippines immigration law) and order her deportation to Australia," said the government order shown to AFP by her lawyers.
Facing continued backlash over his comments at his summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin, and his attempt to clarify them, President Trump on Wednesday accused his critics of being “haters” who wanted to see his diplomatic efforts fail. “Some people HATE the fact that I got along well with President Putin of Russia,” Trump tweeted. The tweet mirrored comments by Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., who expressed support for Trump’s embrace of Putin while dismissing his many critics.
Officials with the Polk County Sheriff’s Office said that at 11:40 p.m. on Tuesday, 43-year-old Rennie Defoe Jr. walked into the Shell gas station, picked up three 18-packs of Nature Ice beer and walked out of the store without paying. The store’s co-owner, 22-year-old Mehedeum Hasan, was caught on surveillance footage chasing Defote outside of the store with a gun in his hand while Defoe carried the beer to his car.
“Student debt is the number one deterrent for students when applying to medical school,” she told local outlet ABC 13. “This generous gift will allow such students an opportunity to attend and ultimately lead the future medical workforce.
In the early days of Facebook, CEO Mark Zuckerberg encouraged his colleagues to “move fast and break things.”The mantra has since fallen out of favor at the company, but it has seemingly only just begun to sink in with U.S. lawmakers, who seem ever more
A number of high pressure steam pipes have exploded in Manhattan's Flatiron District, blasting a whole through the asphalt of Fifth Avenue. The New York Fire Department has closed a number of roads in Manhattan's Flatiron District, causing disruption to many peoples' morning commutes. There were multiple reports that a number of manhole covers exploded into the air from West 19th Street to West 21st Street.
In June 2018, the ACLU sued the city of Faribault, Minnesota for housing discrimination. This comes after the town’s City Council enacted a rental ordinance that the ACLU claims is aimed at reducing the number of people of color living in rental housing in downtown and thereby violating the Fair Housing Act and the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment.