Robert Jeffress, who gave the opening prayer at the dedication of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem last week, thinks Jews are going to hell. Israelis are OK with that.Among Israel's strongest supporters »
President Donald Trump said on Sunday he intends to direct the Department of Justice to investigate whether his 2016 presidential campaign was “infiltrated” or surveilled” by the government under the orders of officials in the administration of his predecessor, Barack Obama. Hours later, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein asked the Justice Department to step in, according to reports.
Ana Suda and Mimi Hernandez said they’d popped into the store in Havre, a small town near the border with Canada, early Wednesday morning when they were approached by a uniformed Border Patrol agent, KRTV reported. Outside, in the parking lot, Suda began filming the agent on her phone.
Gun control advocate David Hogg called on the press to stop using the name and image of the 17-year-old student who police say carried out the mass shooting at a Texas high school on Friday. “We make these sick people known worldwide for their horrifying acts, let’s stop that,” Hogg tweeted Sunday. The teen survived February’s school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.
After their widely-viewed wedding ceremony, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry took off in a 1960s-era Jaguar for a private reception with just 200 invited guests.
As the gang sorts through old Halloween costumes, Roseanne Conner plays a mischievous prank on her granddaughter.
Hawaii’s volcanic eruption is causing a potentially deadly new hazard as molten rock from Kilauea pours into the ocean. Civil defence notices cautioned motorists, sailors and beach-goers to beware of caustic plumes of so-called “laze”, which formed at two points in the sea on the south coast of Big Island. It is created when erupting lava, which can reach temperatures exceeding 1,000C, reacts with seawater, the Hawaii County Civil Defence said in a statement.
Venezuela's fractured opposition emerged even more powerless Monday, a day after an election it boycotted propelled socialist President Nicolas Maduro to an easy victory amid a crushing economic crisis. "The opposition for some time has been waiting for something to save them," she said.
While growth among the top 20 museums was relatively flat (0.2 percent growth worldwide between 2016 and 2017), authors note the exceptional performances of the Victoria & Albert Museum in London, which saw an impressive 25 percent spike in visitors in 2017, and the National Gallery of Art in Washington DC, which also saw a 23 percent growth over the previous year. The report was published jointly by the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) and engineering firm AECOM.
A 62-year-old man was under arrest for murder in North Carolina Monday after he allegedly excused himself from a restaurant lunch with his family, then rammed them with his car at high speed -- killing his daughter and daughter-in-law. Roger Glenn Self, of Dallas, North Carolina, is being held on two charges of first-degree murder, the Gaston County Sheriff's Office said. According to the Gaston Gazette, Self was seated with his family at the Surf and Turf Lodge in Bessemer City, near Dallas, on Sunday when he excused himself.
On “Fox News Sunday,” the controversial Iran-Contra figure told host Chris Wallace that the solution for the increasing number of school shootings ― there have been 22 so far in 2018, by one count ― is not gun control. The disease is youngsters who are steeped in a culture of violence,” he said. North’s comments on Sunday echoed those made by President Donald Trump after the Sandy Hook shooting in December 2012.
A Colorado man is facing federal charges after he allegedly harassed a female airline passenger and then urinated on the seat in front of him. Michael Allen Haag, of Boulder, was arrested Thursday night after his plane, Frontier Airlines flight 9864, landed in Charleston, South Carolina. At some point, Haag allegedly started touching a woman seated on the other side of him, prompting her to yell “stop touching me” and summon a flight attendant.
A cougar attacked two mountain-bikers in Washington state Saturday morning, killing one and seriously injuring the other. The cougar was found standing over the man’s body before it ran from wildlife officials, reported USA Today. Wildlife officials with the help of two dogs tracked down and killed the 100-pound male cougar, who was 3 or 4 years old.
By Raya Jalabi BAGHDAD, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraqi cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, whose political bloc was declared the winner of Iraq's parliamentary election, met Hadi al-Amiri, leader of a pro-Iran bloc, on Sunday in what Sadr portrayed as part of an inclusive discussion about government formation. During the meeting, the political rivals discussed the results of the 2018 parliamentary elections, according to a statement from Sadr's office.
Suspected serial killer Arthur Ream said he thinks police in Macomb Township, Mich., owe him an apology for accusing him of murdering four to six girls who have been missing for decades. Ream, a 69-year-old convicted killer, spoke to the Detroit Free Press from prison last week — admitting that he raped a teenager in the 1970s, but claiming he isn’t the serial killer police have described him as recently. Warren Police Commissioner Bill Dwyer told the local Detroit paper police had new information that led them to believe Ream may have killed and buried some or all of the missing girls in an area 30 miles outside of Detroit.
A mountain biker has died and a second person was seriously injured after they were attacked by a cougar on a remote trail in Washington state. The men had been riding together in a remote forest area near the city of North Bend, around 30 miles from Seattle, when they encountered the animal on Saturday morning. “He jumped the first victim and attacked him,” said Sergeant Ryan Abbott, of the King County Sheriff's Office.
Through a telescope the asteroid look like every other in the solar system save for one crucial difference - it is travelling in the wrong direction. The first clue that it was not a native of the solar system came from its "retrograde" orbit of the sun, the opposite the direction of travel taken by all the planets and almost every other object in our system.
Beijing hit back Monday at allegations it was "militarising" the South China Sea after landing bombers at an airbase in the contested waters, accusing Washington instead of raising tensions with its own military footprint. China on Friday for the first time landed several combat aircraft -- including the long-range, nuclear strike-capable H-6K -- at an island airfield in the sea, triggering international concern. The move prompted immediate criticism from the US, with a Pentagon spokesman condemning China's "continued militarisation of disputed features in the South China Sea".
Serena Williams showed in a video Sunday that she wore sneakers at the royal wedding reception. Williams had earlier wowed in a blush Versace dress, fascinator and heels for the ceremony as Meghan Markle and Prince Harry tied the knot Saturday. “Little known fact: I often wear sneakers under my evening gown,” she wrote on the caption to her Instagram video.
“I always told her, ‘Sabika, you have a warrior’s heart,’” Joleen Cogburn, Sheikh’s host mother, tearfully told the crowd. “It seems to me, since the 1960s in this country, we’ve begun to think technology and other things can replace our God, and we’ve taken God out of the schools, and social media has taken togetherness out of the family,” Watkins said.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday presented a lengthy list of grievances against the Iranian government and vowed to forge a new, better nuclear agreement — but he offered few details on how the United States would accomplish that goal without support from European allies, Russia or China. “The bet that the [2015 Iran nuclear deal] would increase Middle East stability was a bad one for America, for Europe, for the Middle East and indeed for the entire world,” Pompeo said during his first major speech in his new role, promising that the new deal would address not only the Islamic Republic’s nuclear program but also its ballistic missile program, its interventions in Syria, Yemen and Lebanon, and its repressive treatment of its own people. “We will track down Iranian operatives and their Hezbollah proxies operating around the world and crush them,” Pompeo added, referring to the Lebanese armed group that is Iran’s chief ally in the region.
Republican congressman from Florida urges the attorney general to renounce his recusal from the Russian investigation.
Bessemer City Police said in a statement that preliminary evidence indicates the man purposely smashed his way into the Surf and Turf Lodge where reports say families were eating a relaxed midday meal. Killed was 26-year-old Katelyn Tyler Self, the daughter of the driver and a Gaston County Sheriff’s Office deputy. Police said the driver, Roger Self, was arrested after the vehicle had fully slammed its way inside the steak and seafood restaurant in Bessemer City, about 30 miles (50 kilometers) west of Charlotte.
More than 10,000 Moroccans chanting "Death to Israel" took to the streets of Casablanca on Sunday to protest against the U.S. decision to move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. The marchers carried Palestinian flags and placards that read "Al Quds (Jerusalem) Palestine's eternal capital". The United States opened its embassy in Jerusalem on May 14, moving it from Tel Aviv, a move that reversed decades of U.S. policy and delighted Israel and infuriated Palestinians.
As they stood trying to catch their breath, the cougar returned, biting one of them on the head and shaking him, Capt. Alan Myers of the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Police said Sunday. The attack Saturday near North Bend, in the Cascade Mountain foothills 30 miles (48 kilometers) east of Seattle, was the first fatal cougar attack in the state in 94 years. The 31-year-old Seattle man who was bitten first, Isaac Sederbaum, survived.