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Russians will head to the polls on Sunday to determine Russia’s next president, even though the results are already about 99.9 percent certain. Incumbent Vladimir Putin will unquestionably win a fourth term in office. It’s no secret that Putin enjoys significant popular support across Russia.
NBC News’ Richard Engel took an exclusive trip inside Eastern Syria with U.S. Special Forces Gen. Jonathan Braga, who said troops would be ready for another attack.
Anti-racist protester DeAndre Harris, who was brutally beaten by a group of white supremacists, had the assault charges filed against him dropped after a judge said on Friday the 20-year-old black man was defending himself. On Aug. 12, a violent white nationalist rally took place in Charlottesville, Virginia, that left one person dead at the hands of an alleged white supremacist. Harold Crews, a lawyer and a neo-Confederate League of the South leader, filed a police report against Harris, alleging the 20-year-old hit him over the head with a flashlight while in the parking garage. Officers then arrested Harris in October on a felony assault charge, news that white nationalist cheered online.
Rep. Eric Swalwell talks with Rachel Maddow about evidence House Intel Democrats say they've seen that shows the Trump Organization negotiating a deal with a sanctioned Russian bank during the election season.
Idaho officials have euthanized a snapping turtle at the center of an investigation over whether a biology teacher gave it a sick puppy to eat in front of students. The Idaho State Department of Agriculture in a statement Friday says snapping turtles are an invasive species in Idaho requiring a permit. Meanwhile, law enforcement officials say they stepped up security for three schools in the Preston School District in eastern Idaho this week following vague threats connected to an allegation that the puppy was fed to the turtle March 7 at the junior high school.
The Minnesota woman who fatally shot her boyfriend during a YouTube stunt gone wrong has been sentenced to 180 days in jail, officials said. Monalisa Perez, 20, pleaded guilty to second-degree manslaughter in exchange for the six-month jail term, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reported. Perez appeared in court Wednesday, where she was faced with the relatives of victim Pedro Ruiz III, with whom she had two children.
A chairlift at a ski resort in the country of Georgia malfunctioned on Friday, causing panic and chaos as passengers were hurled from their seats at high speeds. Onlookers posted videos of the violent scene as the incident unfolded at the Gudauri Ski Resort, located in the south-facing area of the Greater Caucus Mountain Range. During the malfunction, the chairlift traveled in reverse at a high speed, whipping carriers around the terminal and hurling skiers from their seats.
Hillary Clinton required brief medical attention this week after suffering a minor head injury during her trip to India. The former Democratic presidential candidate was treated at Goyal Hospital in Jodhpur on Wednesday, according to institution CEO Suresh Goyal. According to the Times of India, Clinton fractured her hand when she slipped in the bathtub at a luxury hotel.
The California Highway Patrol stated that the boulder was purposely moved and thrown from the overpass.
Opponents of President Vladimir Putin used graffiti on Thursday to take an ironic swipe at Russia over the nerve toxin attack on a former double agent. Britain and Russia have been trading public insults over the use of a Soviet-era nerve agent called Novichok to strike down former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in the English city of Salisbury. "Dine at the Russian Embassy," read the white graffiti stenciled onto the pavement near the Russian embassy in London.
In a statement to the magazine, Cooper said, “Benjamin and I separated as boyfriends some time ago. In October, Cooper and Maisani spoke with Town & Country magazine about their growing art collection.
Shepard Smith derided the journalistic rigor of Fox News opinion programming in an interview with Time magazine, arguing that Fox employees “on the opinion side” can “say whatever they want” because they’re expressing their opinions and not facts.
A 23-year-old man who had just learned his wife was pregnant died after a boulder "intentionally" thrown from a freeway overpass in California slammed into the car his wife was driving.
Federal regulators, spurred by a deadly helicopter crash into a river, ordered a temporary nationwide ban on open-door flights that have tight seat restraints that could trap people during emergencies. The Federal Aviation Administration on Friday grounded the flights amid concerns that harnesses meant to kept passengers from tumbling out of their seats wound up preventing them from escaping when a helicopter plunged into the chilly East River on Sunday. The parents of a man killed in the crash, 26-year-old Trevor Cadigan, called the helicopter's harnesses a "death trap" in a lawsuit.
Newly released surveillance video shows deputy Scot Peterson approaching the freshman building where gunman Nikolas Cruz was shooting, but never going inside.
Ohio GOP congressional candidate Christina Hagan is using dramatic video footage of migrants in Morocco hastily climbing a wall to suggest Mexicans at the southern U.S. border in a campaign ad. “We must stop the flow of drugs and illegal immigrants into this country,” says Hagan in a voiceover as colorless video shows dozens of people streaming over the border.
A Kansas family says United Airlines mistakenly flew their German shepherd to Japan in another black eye for the air carrier. United paid for Swindle and her children to stay at a hotel near the airport Tuesday night while the issue was sorted.
Seven US troops were killed when their helicopter crashed during a transport mission in western Iraq, a defense official told AFP Friday. The Sikorsky HH-60 Pave Hawk chopper was on a routine troop transport operation Thursday flying from Iraq to Syria when it went down, the official said. An accompanying US helicopter reported the crash and a quick reaction force comprised of Iraqi Security Forces and US-led coalition members secured the scene.
An Amber alert has been issued for two suburban Chicago children who police say were taken by their father after their mother was shot and killed at a gas station.
The incident centers around Zinke’s tone-deaf reaction to Rep. Colleen Hanabusa (D-Hawaii), whose grandfathers were incarcerated by the U.S. government during World War II for their Japanese heritage. “My grandfather was born in Hawaii and is a citizen by birth,” Hanabusa noted during the hearing.
Witnesses of the bridge collapse at Florida International University in Miami have described a cloud of dust being sent into the air alongside a thunderous boom as the newly built, 950-tonne pedestrian structure smashed into the street below, trapping several vehicles. People could be heard screaming from the trapped cars underneath the rubble of the bridge as emergency responders arrived and began to search for survivors. “The sound was thundering,” Piqué Philips, who was driving on the fourth floor of a parking garage adjacent to the bridge, told The Independent.
A man who claimed on a TV series that he helped burn and bury the remains of a missing Alabama teen in Aruba has died after police say he was stabbed with his own knife during a foiled kidnapping of a woman in Florida. John Christopher Ludwick tried to kidnap a woman Wednesday as she exited her driveway in North Port. Ludwick and the woman knew each other, said a police spokesman in North Port, a small city south of the Tampa Bay area.
The official news alert announcing that world-renowned physicist Stephen Hawking had died at age 76 popped up on my phone Wednesday, just a few minutes after I first heard about his death. Moments later, my social media feeds were inundated with odes and exaltations to the man who undoubtedly changed the face of physics. The first image I saw was a cartoon by artist Mitchell Toy.
Thousands of students walked out of class on Wednesday to demand action from Congress on school safety and gun control. The #Enough National School Walkout commemorated the one-month anniversary of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that left 17 dead, and it was just the first of several planned marches and walkouts. On that same day, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the STOP School Violence Act of 2018 in a bipartisan vote of 407 to 10.