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Bolton is a notoriously hawkish former United Nations ambassador whose views don’t even align with the isolationist foreign policy platform on which Trump campaigned ― although it is difficult to tell what the president actually believes. Bolton has had Trump’s ear, both as an informal adviser and as a commentator on Fox News, for a while.
Former President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama sent a handwritten letter earlier this month to the survivors of the mass shooting in Parkland, Fla., saying they have been “inspired by the resilience, resolve and solidarity” shown by the students in the wake of the Feb. 14 massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. “Not only have you supported and comforted each other, but you’ve helped awaken the conscience of the nation,” the Obamas wrote in the letter, dated March 10 and published Wednesday by Mic.com. The former first family applauded the student activists, who have been vocal in their opposition to the National Rifle Association and lawmakers supported by the powerful gun lobby — as part of what has been dubbed the #NeverAgain movement.
The daylong demonstration was held in response to Sacramento police officers killing 22-year-old Stephon Clark in his grandparents’ backyard on Sunday night while responding to reports of car break-ins. The Sacramento Police Department said officers believed Clark had advanced toward them while holding a gun, though police only found a cellphone on him after an exhaustive search. Demonstrators on Thursday first stormed the buildings of Sacramento City Hall before moving out to the streets and marching down Interstate 5, the Sacramento Bee reported.
New details are emerging about the investigation into the Austin bombings and the background of the suspect, Mark Conditt, including how police were able to track down Conditt's movements.
Police on Wednesday said they had located a recorded “confession” on a cellphone found in the possession of the Austin, Texas, bomber. At a news conference Wednesday evening, Austin Police Chief Brian Manley said authorities found the roughly 25-minute recording on a cellphone belonging to Mark Anthony Conditt. In the recording, Conditt described in detail the six bombs that detonated or were discovered this month.
In the week before the Las Vegas mass shooting, Stephen Paddock brought at least 21 suitcases to his room at the Mandalay Bay hotel as he gradually amassed 23 guns and thousands of rounds of ammo.
The clip from ABC 15 Arizona is edited so as to not show the fatal impact, but view with caution as the clip could be upsetting. UPDATE 2: In a discussion with the San Francisco Chronicle, Tempe's police chief said evidence so far suggested that the autonomous Uber vehicle was not at fault for the accident. An autonomous Uber vehicle in Arizona was involved in a deadly collision early Monday morning that left one pedestrian dead.
A prominent Syrian Kurdish leader on Thursday criticised Russia for giving a "green light" to Turkey to carry out an offensive in Syria's Afrin region, saying it wouldn't have happened without Moscow's approval. Turkish troops and allied Syrian forces seized control of the northwestern city of Afrin from the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) militia on Sunday. In an interview with AFP during a visit to Stockholm, Saleh Muslim, the former co-chair of the main Syrian Kurdish political movement, the Democratic Union Party (PYD) said Turkey wouldn't have succeeded without Russian backing.
Retired four-star Army Gen. Barry McCaffrey did not mince his words on Wednesday when asked for his opinion about Jared Kushner. “The officers of our government, under the Constitution, have to be confirmed by the Senate whether they are ambassadors, generals or senior officials of the government,” said McCaffrey.
Rachel Maddow shares some of NBC News' exclusive interview by Pete Williams of FBI Director Chris Wray and notes that not only did Donald Trump not mention the UK poisonings when he called Vladimir Putin.
As teens from across the country descend on Washington, D.C., for a massive march to end gun violence, an underground network of high school students is helping to secure hundreds of homes for their out-of-town peers. The organizers — five friends from Walter Johnson High School in Bethesda, Md. — have set up temporary housing for at least 200 students from as far as California as they travel to participate in Saturday’s March For Our Lives. Hundreds of thousands of protesters are expected to demand school safety measures and push for stronger gun restrictions in response to the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla, which left 17 students and staff members dead.
AUSTIN, Texas ― On Tuesday, this city was completely a different place. It was less than 24 hours before Mark Anthony Conditt would be identified as the bomber who’d been taunting and terrorizing locals with a string of explosive attacks, and Austin was in panic mode. Austinites had woken up to the news that a package headed for their city exploded at a FedEx facility outside San Antonio, signaling that their bomber had changed his tactics yet again.
Mike Pompeo will have to hit the ground running. In a well-developed ritual of political transition in Washington, the State Department’s bureaucracy is already mobilizing to “read in” incoming secretary Mike Pompeo on the most pressing issues.
The officer who is being commended for his response to a school shooting in Maryland has been praised before for his judgment during a confrontation with an armed man. Local media report a Maryland man was charged in 2016 after he was accused of confronting sheriff's Deputy Blaine Gaskill with a gun at an apartment. On Tuesday, Cameron credited Gaskill with preventing any more loss of life during a shooting at Great Mills High School.
Chrissy Metz says she was “a tough cookie” growing up, but that didn’t stop her stepfather from abusing her. The “This Is Us” actress, in People magazine’s April cover story, talks about her hard teenage years and her upcoming memoir, This Is Me, which
On Wednesday, the Sacramento Police Department in California released videos of the March 18 fatal shooting of Stephon Clark, an unarmed black man who was shot as many as 20 times by officers.
ABC News first reported that Sessions had been under investigation, and that the attorney general was unaware of the probe when he fired McCabe for the FBI official’s own alleged lack of candor during an internal review of how the bureau and Justice Department handled investigations into Hillary Clinton during the 2016 campaign. Chuck Cooper, a lawyer for Sessions, said in a statement that his client is currently “not under investigation for false statements or perjury in his confirmation hearing testimony and related written submissions to Congress.” Cooper did not say whether the attorney general was under investigation for anything else.
With sunflower and butterfly gardens, rooftop swimming pool, free foot massages, and a newly introduced fully automated check-in and boarding process, Singapore's Changi Airport has nabbed the title of world's best airport for the sixth year in a row.
In true Charlotte fashion, Sex and the City star Kristin Davis is backing her friend and former co-star, Cynthia Nixon, in her run for governor of New York. Davis took to her social media accounts following Nixon’s bid announcement to give her enthusiastic support of Nixon. In her caption on an Instagram post endorsing Nixon, Davis listed some of the reasons why she was proud to support Nixon’s run for governor.
President Donald Trump on Wednesday tweeted a bizarre and ominous defense of his widely criticized decision to congratulate Russian leader Vladimir Putin, who was re-elected on Sunday. “Getting along with Russia (and others) is a good thing, not a bad thing,” Trumptweeted. Meanwhile, Putin unveiled his country’s new, “invincible” nuclear weapons earlier this month and claimed they could reach “anywhere in the world.” He used visual presentations to show off their purported strength, including one that appeared to show missiles raining down over Florida.
By stephen farrell JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel for the first time admitted that it bombed a suspected Syrian nuclear reactor in 2007 and said on Wednesday the strike should be a warning to Iran that it would not be allowed to develop nuclear weapons. The military released previously classified cockpit footage, photographs and intelligence documents about its Sept. 6, 2007, air strike on the Al-Kubar facility near Deir al-Zor in eastern Syria. It said the reactor was being constructed with help from North Korea and had been months away from activation.
A tribal court for a sovereign Indian nation in Florida ordered the return of an infant Thursday that was taken from her parents, a Miccosukee mother and a white father, at a Miami-area hospital. The girl's father, Justin Johnson, told the Miami Herald that the decision was made after an hourslong hearing at the tribal court on the Miccosukee reservation. Two days after the girl's March 16 birth, tribal detectives entered Baptist Hospital, which is outside the tribe's reservation in the Everglades, and took Ingrid Ronan Johnson from her parents, Rebecca Sanders and Johnson.
A man who got his head stuck in a reclining movie seat has died as a result of his injuries. Ateeq Rafiq, a 24-year-old father in Birmingham, England, was seeing a movie on March 9 when he bent down to retrieve a phone that had dropped between the reclining
Police officers in California fatally shot an unarmed man after mistakenly believing he was armed. Responding to reports of a suspect in a black hoody breaking car windows, officers in Sacramento were directed to a backyard where a law enforcement helicopter had spotted the suspect picking up a toolbar and shattering a window, according to the Sacramento Police Department. “After an exhaustive search, scene investigators did not locate any firearms.