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In his campaign for Montana’s lone house seat — already attracting an unusual degree of coverage for its possible national implications — Republican Greg Gianforte got a lot more attention than he bargained for Wednesday evening, after he was cited for misdemeanor assault for allegedly “body-slamming” a reporter seeking to interview him. The reporter, Ben Jacobs of the Guardian, had approached Gianforte seeking a comment on the Congressional Budget Office report on the Republican health care bill. The 56-year-old Gianforte is in an unexpectedly tight race for the seat vacated by Ryan Zinke, who left his post to become Secretary of the Interior in President Trump’s administration.
In a speech at NATO headquarters Thursday, the president threatened ties between the US and its European allies, saying fellow NATO countries were not meeting financial obligations.
Rachel Maddow reports the latest in a string of failures by Donald Trump staffers failing to disclose meetings with Russians, in this case Jeff Sessions leaving off his meetings from his security clearance form.
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.
Fireworks erupted Thursday when President Trump’s budget chief sparred with a Senate panel over the administration’s proposed 2018 budget, most notably trading barbs with Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., over potential cuts to entitlement programs. Mick Mulvaney, director of the Office of Management and Budget, appeared before the Senate Budget Committee as part of the rollout of Trump’s proposed spending plan, which was unveiled earlier this week. Just minutes into the hearing, Mulvaney drew Sanders’ ire for comments he made about the Congressional Budget Office.
Former United States President Barack Obama said at a Berlin reunion with German Chancellor Angela Merkel Thursday he was "heartbroken" by a suicide bombing that killed 22 people in Manchester. "We can see the terrible violence that took place just recently in Manchester... it's a reminder that there is great danger of terrorism and people who would do great harm to others just because they're different," Obama told a crowd at the German capital's Brandenburg Gate. "We had a chance backstage to send a message to the people of Manchester about how heartbroken we are by the loss of life," Obama said.
Part of California’s Highway 1 remains buried under a mountain of rock and dirt that stretches a quarter-mile wide.
Authorities say a woman suffering gunshot wounds jumped from a motor home on a North Texas highway to escape her assailant before two young children were later released and the RV was destroyed by fire.
As his family and fans await the results of an official toxicology report to determine whether or not Soundgarden front man Chris Cornell’s suicide was intentional or not, a new witness who saw him during his final performance is speaking out about his state of mind before his death, seemingly confirming the belief that the singer was potentially high from taking too much Ativan when he died.
House Speaker Paul Ryan said Thursday that GOP candidate Greg Gianforte should apologize for an apparently violent interaction with a reporter, but Ryan also said he would accept the Montanan into the House if he won his special election later in the day. “First, let me just say physical altercations — there’s never a call for physical altercations,” Ryan said when asked whether Gianforte should withdraw from the race. “There is no time where a physical altercation should occur or just between human beings, so that is wrong and it should not have happened.
Protesters wear masks depicting the leaders of the Group of Seven countries during a demonstration organized in Sicily; Facebook CEO and Harvard dropout Mark Zuckerberg gestures while seated onstage during Harvard University commencement exercises; a
Alpha has been trained to detect dangerously low blood sugar levels in his owner A.J. and has accompanied him for years, saving his life numerous times.
Lawyers for Alabama inmate Tommy Arthur say his lethal injection should be delayed because of issues with the state's execution drugs. In December, inmate Ronald Bert Smith coughed for the first 13 minutes of his execution and moved slightly after two consciousness tests.
Democratic legislators pressed Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos in her first public testimony since a contentious confirmation process. DeVos was answering questions on the White House budget proposal in front of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services and Education. The budget proposal has been criticized by some for making deep cuts to public education to fund school choice voucher programs such as those that DeVos promoted in her home state of Michigan.
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 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.
A group of 22 Republican senators signed a letter urging President Trump to make a “clean break” from the Paris Agreement on climate change. The letter, dated May 25, commends Trump for signing 14 executive orders to roll back regulations established under the Obama administration. It singles out the “Promoting Energy Independence and Economic Growth” order for beginning the process of dismantling former President Barack Obama’s Clean Power Plan regulations.
Richard Gamache, 24, is charged with first-degree child abuse related to the death of a 2-year-old Jefferson County girl, identified only as "A.C.," who was found having seizures when EMS responded to a 911 call on May 16. Emergency crews said the girl’s body had multiple bruises and she was immediately transported to a hospital for further treatment, according to a probable cause statement. Gamache then reportedly admitted to cops that he demonstrated wrestling moves on the child and said it's possible A.C. sustained some type of head injury, potentially after striking her head on a concrete wall.
President Trump and his wife, Melania, continued their excursion across the Middle East and Europe with a stop at the Vatican Wednesday, where they met Pope Francis. After Trump and Francis sat for photos, the pope revealed his initial impression of Trump when he met Melania. As they were shaking hands, Francis had a question for the first lady: What is your husband’s diet?
A pregnant teenager - an honour student with straights As - has been branded “immoral” by her school and told she cannot attend its graduation ceremony. Officials at Heritage Academy, a private Christian school in Maryland, said Maddi Runkles, 18, was not welcome at the event because she had to be held “accountable for her immorality”. “Maddi is being disciplined, not because she’s pregnant, but because she was immoral,” David Hobbs, the school administrator, said in a statement.
“My first reaction was, 'This is not happening to me today,'" Melissa Smith told Inside Edition. The 28-year-old was in her Subaru Outback when she stopped at a gas station outside Milwaukee to fill up on Tuesday. “I turned around, saw him, ran around to my driver's side of the car, realized he was attempting to start my car, and hopped right on, grabbed on to my windshield wipers,” she recalled.
A day care worker in Maryland was captured on video "torturing" an 8-month-old girl who later died, authorities said Thursday. Leah Walden, 23, is charged with murder, assault, child abuse and reckless endangerment in the death of Reese Bowman at Rocket Tiers Learning Center on Tuesday, Baltimore Police said in a statement. "Reese Bowman, in my opinion, was tortured," said Col. Stanley Brandford, the chief of the police department's criminal investigations division.
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.
Subpoenas are flying, a special prosecutor is taking the reins, and explosive revelations hit the press almost daily: the investigation into possible collusion between President Donald Trump's campaign and Russia is heating up. With Trump reported to have retained a personal lawyer to represent him, here is where the sprawling probe into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 election stands. - What does US intelligence know?
Remember Chloe, the adorable, shade-throwing, side-eyeing little girl whose hilarious reaction won the Internet’s heart? Well, as kids tend to do, Chloe grew up, and our hearts just can’t handle the cuteness.