Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein reportedly suggested secretly recording Trump last year, The New York Times reports.Discussed removing Trump from office »
“[The] current situation has already destroyed the original premise,” Ma said. Ma had told Trump during a meeting in January 2017 that Alibaba, one of the world’s largest and most valuable companies, planned to create a million jobs in the U.S. within five years by getting American small businesses to sell on its platforms.
The mother of a child who died after he was swept away by Hurricane Florence's raging floodwaters in North Carolina says she did everything she could to hold on to her baby boy. "I was holding his hand, trying to hold him, trying to pull him up and it got to a point I couldn't hold on anymore and he let go," Dazia Lee, mother of 14-month-old Kaiden Lee-Welch, told a reporter. The mother continued traveling east until she encountered rushing floodwaters, which swept her vehicle off the road and pinned it against a row of trees.
Wilson, 30, of Austin, Texas, made “suspicious” travel plans for Taiwan shortly after a friend of the victim told him that law enforcement was preparing to arrest him, according to Austin police. Wilson may be known for his yearslong battle with the federal government over his plastic gun blueprints, but he’s also had his hands in moneymaking for neo-Nazis, crypto-anarchism (as he puts it) and, allegedly, child sex trafficking.
Duke also said it cannot rule out the possibility that coal ash from another plant is flowing into nearby waters. Water breached the cooling lake dam at Duke's 625-megawatt natural gas L.V. Sutton plant, causing the company to shut the plant. Hurricane Florence brought several feet of rain to parts of North Carolina over a period of days, and the historic level of storm flooding is not expected to subside until next week.
A Republican political action committee has launched a television ad that alleges Democratic U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill of Missouri shifted her stance on immigration policy and supported a reprieve for 11 million immigrants living in the country illegally. The ad, which hit airwaves last week, was launched by the Senate Leadership Fund, which has ties to GOP Sen. Mitch McConnell. McCaskill faces a challenge from Republican Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley in a close race that's considered instrumental in determining party control of the U.S. Senate.
Yandy, a women’s clothing store that without fail produces laughably “sexy” Halloween costumes each year, has outdone itself this season. “Every year at Halloween I think ‘You know who’s horrible? Every year at Halloween I think "You know who's horrible?
One of the infants, a girl, is in serious condition, but none of the injuries is considered life-threatening. A sixth person was found in the basement of the day care center in the Flushing neighborhood. Police say a man who was injured was stabbed in the leg and is the father of a child who was at the day care center.
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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu tested Israel's new high-speed train from Jerusalem to Tel Aviv on Thursday, but much work remains before it is fully operational. Netanyahu joined Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz on the ride from a newly built train station in Jerusalem's city centre to Ben Gurion International Airport near Tel Aviv. Travelling at speeds up to 160 kilometres (100 miles) per hour, the ride from central Jerusalem to the airport will take 21 minutes -- half the time it takes to drive there in normal traffic, though congestion often makes the trip much longer.
Alaska Gov. Bill Walker (I) and Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott (D) announced Thursday their opposition to Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, increasing the pressure on Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska), who is undecided, to follow suit. In a joint statement, the top Alaska state officials voiced concern about Kavanaugh potentially voting to strike down the Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid expansion and its protections for patients who have pre-existing conditions.
The family of one of two mental health patients detained in South Carolina who drowned in flood waters following Hurricane Florence wants to know why police attempted to transport the women despite the evident danger. Windy Newton and Nicolette Green were being transported by van to separate mental health facilities Tuesday night after being involuntarily committed by physicians, the Horry County Sheriff’s Office told HuffPost in a statement. The vehicle, operated by HCSO officers Joshua Bishop and Stephen Flood, was swept away by flooding near the Little Pee Dee River.
Only a month ago, a Ukrainian soldier was killed by sniper fire at the spot where Gavin Williamson, the Defence Secretary, is now standing. This is the front line of the West’s new war with Russia. Two hundred yards away, Russian-backed separatists are in position, their sniper rifles at the ready.
Fink, speaking at Yahoo Finance's second annual "All Markets Summit," said the United States is currently the dominant force in the trade war because U.S. companies are benefiting from the strong dollar. In the long term, however, trade tensions will hurt the United States as they are leading more non-American companies to expand their business ties with China, Fink said. Fink also said he is worried about U.S. unilateralism.
President Donald Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen, paid an unannounced visit Friday to the federal courthouse in New York where he pleaded guilty a month ago. Cohen is awaiting a December sentencing after pleading guilty to tax fraud, bank fraud and campaign finance violations.
The suspect, who has been identified as Snochia Moseley, was taken to an area hospital with a self-inflicted gunshot wound to her head, Harford County Sheriff Jeffrey Gahler said during a press conference. The shooting took place on a three-building campus where Rite Aid employs around 1,300 people, Harford County spokeswoman Cindy Mumby told HuffPost.
With Britain’s departure from the EU looming — March 29, 2019 — there are growing concerns that a deal on the post-Brexit relationship may not be cobbled together in time to ensure a smooth and orderly British exit. Despite reports of a friendly spirit at the meeting, the fundamental differences remained, said EU Council President Donald Tusk after chairing a summit in Salzburg, Austria. All leaders, including British Prime Minister Theresa May, are desperate to solve the biggest Brexit riddle — how to keep goods moving freely between Northern Ireland in the U.K. and EU member state Ireland.
PETA said the pup was left behind at a North Carolina home. Julie Wilson was busy reporting on the hurricane for WTVD-TV when she noticed a woman struggling with an injured dog in the rising floodwaters in New Bern, North Carolina. Wilson stopped reporting to help the woman with the Rottweiler, even carrying the tired dog through the water.
Authorities say a man who is being accused of attempting to steal an American Airlines jet had a commercial pilots license and was in the U.S. with a Canadian passport.
East New York, a residential neighborhood in the eastern section of Brooklyn, has battled poverty since the 1950s. In April 2018, I began documenting grassroots community action in response to the social problems associated with poverty — from street crime and drug addiction to gun violence. In this series, which is part of a long-term urban project I started in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, in 2012, I have been following the efforts of a local organization called ManUp Inc. Members use the Egyptian word “hotep,” which means “to be at peace,” to greet people in their community.
Rep. Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.) blasted professor Christine Blasey Ford’s accusation of sexual assault against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh as “absurd” because they were merely drunken teenagers at the time. The California psychology professor, who goes by Christine Blasey professionally, has said that Kavanaugh pushed her into a room, locked the door, pinned her down on a bed and held his hand over her mouth while he pawed at her clothing and pushed against her.
Israel's coordination with Russia on its attacks in Syria remains unchanged despite the deadly downing of a Russian plane and the Jewish state retains its right to decide on military actions, an Israeli official said Friday. The arrangement was agreed by Israel and Russia in 2015, when Russian forces intervened alongside the regime in Syria to avoid clashes between their militaries inside Syrian territory.
The United States is preparing a "series of actions" in the coming days to increase pressure on the Venezuelan government, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Fox News on Friday. "You'll see in the coming days a series of actions that continue to increase the pressure level against the Venezuelan leadership folks, who are working directly against the best interest of the Venezuelan people," Pompeo said. "We're determined to ensure that the Venezuelan people get their say." He did not give further details on the nature of the planned actions.
The 26-year-old female suspect was identified by police as Snochia Moseley.
White House officials on Thursday touted President Donald Trump and his administration’s “historic recovery effort” and “significant progress” in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria devastated the island a year ago. Trump has constantly shifted blame to local officials on the island, as well as Puerto Rico’s financial crisis.
American Airlines is threatening to prohibit customers from making changes to nonrefundable tickets if Congress makes good on a proposal to crack down on what critics call unreasonable airline fees. American CEO Doug Parker says that his airline would be acting just like many other businesses when customers want to swap their ticket for a different flight or for another day. Parker made the comments as the airline industry's main trade group mobilizes to defeat a proposal in Congress to limit airline fees.