The former House speaker praised Trump for his approach abroad and his aggressiveness in fighting ISIS but said he's "still learning."Details »
Former President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel attend a discussion at the German Protestant Kirchentag in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin on May 25. Former President Barack Obama seemed to take a subtle swipe at his successor Thursday, telling a Berlin audience that the world cannot “hide behind a wall” — an apparent reference to President Trump’s signature campaign promise to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. Obama was in Germany for Kirchentag, a conference affiliated with the Protestant church that he attended at the invitation of German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
The father told the CBC that his family was not feeding the sea lion when it dragged his daughter underwater, but did confirm that his daughter is being treated for a possible infection.
Of President Trump’s many idiosyncrasies, one that stands out is his aggressive style of shaking hands, which he has bestowed upon various world leaders since taking office. Trump and the newly elected Macron met in Brussels before a NATO summit and held the customary photo op, complete with an intense handshake.
Jared Kushner now a focus of FBI Russian investigation.
Four inmates remain hospitalized with gunshot wounds a day after California correctional officers opened fire to quell a mass attack on eight prison guards by more than 100 inmates. Corrections Department spokeswoman Terry Thornton said Thursday that one Pelican Bay State Prison inmate needs surgery after he was shot in the chin. Guards fired 19 rifle bullets to stop the attack in an exercise yard holding about 300 high-security prisoners near the Oregon border.
A commercial airline passenger allegedly tried to bite a flight attendant this week before jumping out of the plane. A federal complaint alleged Thursday that Tun Lon Sein tried to bite the American Airlines employee on the hand in order to get to the plane's service door. The flight had pushed off from the gate at Charlotte Douglas International Airport prior to a flight to New Bern, N.C., when the alleged incident occurred.
Masked gunmen attacked a bus carrying Coptic Christians on a visit to a monastery south of the Egyptian capital on Friday, killing at least 26 people, officials said. The assailants sprayed the bus headed for Saint Samuel monastery in Minya province with gunfire before fleeing, provincial governor Essam el-Bedawi told state television. Health ministry spokesman Khaled Megahed told state television that 26 people were killed and another 25 wounded.
In this photo by Associated Press photographer Bullit Marquez, a woman sits in a crowded mini-truck as residents flee a Muslim militant siege in Marawi city in the southern Philippines.The Philippine army raided what it believed to be the hideout of Isnilon
British security forces raided an apartment building on May 24 in central Manchester as they investigated “a network” of people allegedly behind the city’s concert bombing. Hundreds of soldiers were sent to secure key sites across the country, including
The mother of a 15-year-old schoolgirl who was killed in the Manchester suicide attack attended a vigil on Friday bearing a fresh tattoo of her daughter's name on her chest. Family and classmates attended the vigil for Olivia Campbell who was one of 22 victims in Monday's attack at an Ariana Grande concert, at Tottington high school in Bury, 8 miles (13 km) north of Manchester city center.
A Wisconsin woman has become a viral sensation after she jumped on the hood of her own moving car to prevent a carjacking. Melissa Smith, 27, was printing her receipt at a petrol station in Milwaukee when a stranger jumped into her car and began driving away. “I had my, ‘Oh no this isn’t happening to me today moment,’” Ms Smith told local news station WISN 12.
President Donald Trump’s new budget has been faulted for craven cuts to a raft of health care and civil society programs that taken together literally help provide for the general welfare of the citizenry. The rise of the military, if coupled with the undermining of civilian aspects of national power, demonstrates a spiritual exhaustion and a descent into Caesarism. Named after Julius Caesar — who replaced the Roman Republic with a dictatorship — Caesarism is roughly characterized by a charismatic strongman, popular with the masses, whose rule culminates in an exaggerated role for the military.
The Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas executed three people in the Gaza Strip on Thursday over the assassination of one of its military leaders allegedly on behalf of Israel. Two men were hanged to death in Gaza City over the killing of Mazen Faqha in March, while a third was executed by firing squad, said an AFP correspondent who attended the executions.
The following material contains mature subject matter. Viewer discretion is advised. With 14 states voting on the legalization of marijuana in the upcoming election, The Doctors and Jesse Ventura weigh in on this smoking hot topic. “I urge
Bill Cosby spoke to reporters just moments after the last juror was chosen for his sexual assault trial Wednesday. “I just want to be very specific about the wonderful people of Allegheny County,” he said. One juror says he knows nothing about the Cosby case because he only watches sports.
As the holy month of Muslims, Ramadan starts, millions around the world are preparing themselves for fasting from sunrise to sunset. Ramadan, which depends on moon sighting, will begin either May 27 or May 28. Muslims believe Ramadan is a time to improve moral character and focus on positivity.
The 2014 fatal crash of an air tanker fighting a forest fire in Yosemite National Park came just after the pilot was warned to avoid a tree to the right but then struck trees to the left, according to a National Transportation Safety Board report. The board is expected to determine the probable cause within about 45 days, said Janet Upton, spokeswoman for the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, which was operating the aircraft under control of the National Park Service when the crash occurred on Oct. 7, 2014. The twin-engine S-2F3AT was working with a tactical aircraft over the fire and another airplane that flies ahead of retardant-laden air tankers to guide them to drop points.
By Michael Holden and Andy Bruce MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - Police scrambled to close down a network around the Manchester suicide bomber with arrests in Britain and Tripoli on Wednesday, as details about the investigation were leaked to U.S. media, infuriating authorities who fear a second attack is imminent. British-born Salman Abedi, 22, who was known to security services, killed 22 people at a concert venue packed with children on Monday. Manchester police arrested five men and one woman on Wednesday, bringing the total held for questioning to seven, and searched multiple addresses in northern and central England.
Rescuers have retrieved the bodies of two Indian climbers who died on Mount Everest last year but whose remains could not be moved due to bad weather, an official said Thursday. A team of Nepali climbers retrieved the bodies of Goutam Ghosh and Paresh Nath from the balcony, an area just below the summit of the 8,848-metre (29,029-foot) mountain. "Both the bodies are now in camp two in a place from where they can be airlifted.
The Trumps and some White House officials met with Pope Francis on Wednesday, but one figure was notably missing: Sean Spicer. And apparently, he's pretty upset about it. A source close to the White House told CNN that Spicer not being brought along
One of the country’s most senior Democrats has called a Republican congressman a “wannabe Trump”, after he was charged with assaulting a journalist and slamming him to the floor. Greg Gianforte, who is contesting a special election in Montana, was charged after being accused of body-slamming a reporter who was trying to ask him a question about healthcare. As voters went to the polls for a contest in which Mr Gianforte is taking on Democrat Rob Quist, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said the congressman had failed to show any dignity.
Russia on Friday accused NATO of increasing the threat of conflict, insisting attempts by the US-led alliance to curb Moscow have left ties at their lowest ebb since the USSR collapsed. "At present NATO-Russian relations are at their worst since the end of the Cold War," the foreign ministry in Moscow said in a statement. The ministry said NATO was pursuing a policy of "containment" towards Russia that has seen it bolster its forces along the country's border in eastern Europe.
The sand on Siesta Beach on Florida's Gulf Coast is as fine as powdered sugar, a pure, sparkling white and soft as a kitten's fur — all because it's comprised of 99 percent pure crushed quartz. "The sand is outstanding," said Stephen Leatherman, aka Dr. Beach, a professor at Miami's Florida International University.
A 12-year-old girl is the hero of her Wisconsin neighborhood after she fearlessly faced down a man trying to lead away a 4-year-old girl who lives next door, authorities said. Caylee Carr was outside playing with a group of kids when Jada Miller saw the little girl being grabbed by the man who lives across the street, according to Jeff Carr, Caylee’s dad. “He’s been a problem before,” Carr told InsideEdition.com of Benjamin Spasogevich-Lee, 27, who lives in an apartment building across the road in Kenosha.
New details about Chris Cornell's death revealed by TMZ Thursday claimed the singer had fresh track marks on his arm when he was found dead in the bathroom of his MGM Grand Detroit hotel room last week Thursday. According to TMZ, which cited sources, the track marks were "obvious" on Cornell's body. The toxicology tests will reveal which drugs were found in his system.